Sourcer/Researcher in England - Slough, United Kingdom

at Amazon

Trade / Services
Human Resources
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

As a Sourcing Recruiter you will be responsible for research ranging from establishing target companies to identifying candidates. You will use this information to “headhunt” passive candidates in order to attract them to Amazon and bring them into our interview process.


  • Collaborate with the Talent Acquisition team to develop and execute sourcing strategies. This includes identification and thorough mapping of target organisations
  • Identify potential candidates through the use of intricate Boolean searches, user groups, professional and social networking, candidate referrals, networking, web sourcing and ATS
  • Screen, assess and qualify candidates against Amazon’s Leadership Principles
  • Feed these candidates into the business, briefing candidates before their interviews and attending internal debriefs as appropriate



  • Substantial experience in an onsite, customer facing, full employment cycle recruiting
  • Skilled at partnering with hiring managers in diverse locations to build effective sourcing strategies and relationships
  • Demonstrated customer service focus which provides for an excellent candidate experience
  • Ability to move candidates through the process in a timely manner meeting time to hire goals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and effective influencing skills
  • Highly adaptable and flexible as a part of a fast paced environment and the diverse company hiring needs
  • Excellent negotiation skills and professional presence
  • Able to work efficiently and accurately when under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Experience working with job-boards, CV databases and internet search tools
  • Experience working in a matrix and with managers in the US as well as EU desired
  • Good first degree from top ranked university
  • Fluency in English is required



We would prefer you to have experience gained in house, or within an RPO environment. An agency background is also highly advantageous.

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