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Talent Advisor

HR - Piccadilly

Contract: Temporary
Salary: Competitive and Benefits

Our Head Office department is located in the heart of Piccadilly and occupies the 5th & 6th floor of our beautiful flagship store. This central London location, offers so much to explore including restaurants, bars, cultural sites, shopping and more, and only a short walk from the Green Park Tube Station and plenty of bus stops.

Role Purpose:
Fortnum & Mason are looking for a Talent Advisor to join us on a 6-month fixed term contract, to work as part of the Human Resources Department. The purpose of this role is to support the Talent Acquisition Partner to manage the full recruitment life cycle for our tech department from job briefing with stakeholders, advertising roles, sourcing candidates, CV screening, managing feedback and updating our ATS system and trackers.


Key Accountabilities:
• Support the Talent Acquisition Partner to ensure all business and stakeholder needs are met within tech recruitment.
• Be fully accountable for the candidate experience from application to offer and onboarding, making sure people have an on-brand Fortnum’s experience throughout
• Preferred recruitment practice is direct sourcing including maximising the potential of LinkedIn and external CV searching to build a talent pipeline for tech.
• To update and maintain recruitment trackers, as well as fully utilise our ATS system (PeopleBank).
• Manage and maintain key stakeholder relationships on recruitment expectations and process, as well as any key external supplier relationships.
• Work closely with the wider HR team to update on progress and flag any issues that need escalating.

We expect the successful candidate to have the following skills and experience:
• Previous experience as a technical recruiter, either from agency or another in-house role.
• Experience of using initiative with an ability to work at pace and have excellent problem-solving skills.
• Excellent organisational skills with meticulous attention to detail.
• Strong communicator in both written and verbal communication with an ability to build strong stakeholder relationships.


At Fortnum & Mason we've been innovating for more than 300 years and as part of our mission to deliver a sense of pleasure for the centuries to come. We have grown to be a digitally focused and multi-channel company with the excitement of expanding our family to include those willing to grow with us.

Those who can consistently demonstrate individual initiative within a collaborative team framework, thrive at Fortnum & Mason. If this sounds like you, and you’re ready for the next step in your career, we welcome your application!

  • A competitive salary with hybrid working in our Piccadilly store.
  • A generous store and restaurant discount of up to 40%.
  • 25 days holidays and an extra day off for your birthday.
  • Give as you earn charitable donations as well as time off for volunteering.
  • Interest free travel loans.
  • Matched employer pension contributions from 4% up to 10% and 4 x salary life cover.
  • Access to discounts at 800+ online and instore retailers, a Cycle to work scheme and a health cash plan.
  • A fantastic, subsidised staff restaurant which uses Fortnum’s ingredients.