Job Details

Talent Acquisition Business Partner Fluent French & English - 6months Fixed Term

Job Number: 19000G7C
Wokingham, United Kingdom | Nantes, United Kingdom | Thouars, United Kingdom | Bologna, United Kingdom | Bolton, United Kingdom | Sheffield, United Kingdom
Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
Schedule: Full-time
Posted: 11/7/2019


Position Summary    


Find and attract the best talent for one of the world's leading coating companies. Sherwin Williams is looking for a high calibre, commercially astute and driven Talent Acquisition professional to join our newly-created in-house talent acquisition team. In this role, you will partner with our business leaders and HR, while skilfully leading the search for the best talent to join our company. This is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact across the EMEAI region.


This is a 6 months Fixed term contract. Please apply with a CV in English language.

Responsibilities Include:

• Lead the full cycle hiring process from role definition through direct sourcing, screening, interview and offer management, handling a varied and diverse requisition workload across the EMEAI region.
• Stakeholder management and business partnering across the Regions and Functions to assess recruiting needs and anticipate future needs.
• Strategically and commercially savvy with the ability to identify bottlenecks in the hiring process through effective use of time and resources. Metrics-driven and a passion for delivering high quality results.
• Provision of excellent candidate experience, creating brand awareness of the Sherwin Williams brand across the regions    

Fluency in French and English to business proficiency level is required. Additional language skills would be advantageous. 

Preferred Qualifications:  

An understanding of the core functions of Sales, Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Production, R&D and manufacturing operations will be advantageous.

You will have proven experience of working with business leaders, supporting and guiding them on hiring needs and best practice.
Demonstrable direct sourcing of talent will also be essential.
Strong project management skills and comfort with providing timely and clear reporting of progress and analytics will be essential.
Establish and maintain, where appropriate, vendor partnerships with suitable sourcing tools, job boards, and salary benchmarking surveys.
A mix of in-house and agency/executive search experience is preferred.



Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $15.8 billion in sales, more than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide. Our 60,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today.

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Basic Qualification:
Please note you will need the existing right to work in the country you apply for. Sherwin-Williams is unable to sponsor work permits or visas.

Equal Opportunity  

An equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, colour, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, disability, age pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, or any other consideration prohibited by law. 

We are committed to positively promoting equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. All applicants will be considered for employment on the basis of the job requirements and the individual’s ability and merits in meeting the requirements.