Next Gen Talent Lead - Level 5

  • Paddington, London, gb
  • Full-time

Company Description

Fascinated by the future and captivated by technology?

Smart, driven and want to make a difference in the world?

You’ll fit right in.

Join a diverse team at Visa, where your individuality fits right in. We can provide the opportunity to shape the payments experience globally. Together, let’s transform the way the world pays.

Think you know us?

Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure digital payment network that enables individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.

Individuality fuels our brand and our global team – we’re proud that we are a talented team of 15,000 individuals with unique backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. Therefore, we understand that you are much more than your day job. We encourage quality of life outside of the office, whether it’s taking advantage of agile work schedules or our wellness programs, Visa respects and encourages meaningful work/life balance for everyone.

So, if you’re not satisfied with the status quo, we can satisfy your desire to explore new territory, giving you the runway to really make an impact, whilst connecting you with teams around the world in a truly inclusive culture that celebrates our uniqueness.


Job Description

If you think you could support Visa as a Next Gen Talent Lead, we want to hear from you – together, let’s make Visa a great place to work.


What’s it all about?

Attracting, hiring and engaging Visa’s next generation. As a Next Gen Talent Team, our mission is to grow the graduate population in Europe, through robust university recruitment, best-in-class pipeline programmes, and experiences to enable and inspire our budding hires.

Our team sits within the broader European Talent and Human Resources organisation, highly connected to the Global University Talent function. The Next Gen Talent Leader in Europe will lead a small but mighty team focused on attracting the next generation of digital, diverse, entrepreneurial students, identifying the game-changers, and supporting them to make their mark at Visa.


What we expect of you, day to day.

  • Drive the education and engagement of the business around the power of Next Gen Talent, including: Hiring Manager Training, Annual Workforce Planning, Executive Updates, Internal Marketing and Storytelling. Champion a best-in-class internal brand of the service our team provides and talent we bring into the organisation.

  • Lead the team in designing and executing strategic, innovative, university and school relation strategies to attract top talent, from target institutions to national sponsorships to social & digital exposure.

  • Lead the team in managing the full cycle recruiting process for our apprentices, interns and graduates, from sourcing to testing & selection to offers. Continue to drive operational excellence as you iterate in process definition and enable the use of new technology.

  • Instil a keen focus on candidate experience from attraction through application until start date.

  • Lead and execute the full scope of the summer internship and degree apprenticeship programmes from inductions, rotation, performance management, development plans and conversions.

  • Deliver the supplementary learning & experience offerings for our graduate hires within their first year.

  • Drive the expansion of the intern programme and graduate hiring into new European countries: from leadership education to programme component definition through to university selection and delivery.

  • Develop and operationalise disruptive new ways to utilise our apprenticeship levy.

  • Manage, enable and inspire a team of 2-3 attraction & recruitment specialists to root new programs and processes within a highly dynamic business.

  • Oversight and definition of new Next Gen policies like compensation, immigration & relocation.


What we’re after…

  • Mid-Senior level of work experience in the early talent space, knowledge of the tech industry a plus!

  • Experience managing an apprenticeship program is desirable

  • Passion for growing and developing entry level talent

  • Consultative, influential, and collaborative

  • Proven coaching, developing and people management skills

  • Strategic thinker with global mindset

  • Tapped into current market trends in the next gen talent space

Additional Information

Think you have what it takes?

If you are interested in a career that will challenge and inspire you – we’d love to hear from you!

Diversity & Inclusion

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere, is not only our brand promise, it’s the foundation of our company culture. We foster a feeling of connectedness in the workplace, support diversity of thought, culture and background, fight for important initiatives like Equal Pay and actively work to eliminate unconscious biases that hold us all back.

By leveraging the diverse backgrounds and perspectives of our worldwide teams, Visa is a better place to work and a better business partner to our clients.


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