Talent Acquisition Business Partner


Company Description

CGG (www.cgg.com) is a global technology and HPC leader that provides data, products, services and solutions in Earth science, data science, sensing and monitoring. Our unique portfolio supports our clients in efficiently and responsibly solving complex digital, energy transition, natural resource, environmental, and infrastructure challenges for a more sustainable future. CGG employs around 3,400 people worldwide and is listed on the Euronext Paris SA (ISIN: 0013181864). 

With our drive, deep curiosity and understanding of the Earth and its subsurface, we’re uncovering new, more sustainable ways for our clients to meet the needs of their customers and achieve their business and energy transition goals.

Job Description

Job Profile

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Business Partner with fresh perspectives and a deep curiosity to join our global talent acquisition team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for recruiting activities in the UK to support CGG in attracting the best talent across all business lines. You will also support university relations and employer branding initiatives to reinforce our brand awareness in the region, and support TA team globally when required.

The successful candidate will work in close partnership with the extended EMEA HR team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for recruiting activities in the UK by leading full cycles searches.
  • Lead the recruitment process in the region to ensure consistency in the hiring process and guarantee best class candidate experience.
  • Provide expertise on sourcing methodologies, effectively using social media and other tools to identify specific candidate pools, developing a strong knowledge of CGG and the markets we recruit from.
  • Partner with hiring managers to understand their business needs; share and discuss market trends; and navigate trade-offs between market, speed and quality while setting clear expectations on SLA.
  • Build strong working relationships with Business, HR CoEs and HRBPs  
  • Represent CGG to the highest standard at every opportunity helping to strengthen the employer brand and participate in branding efforts and university events.  
  • Participate in CoE projects and initiatives when required.
  • Ensure strong support to our ID&E agenda in the region.


  • Master’s degree in business administration, HR, or another related field.
  • 5 + years of progressive recruiter experience with at least 3 years managing technical full-cycle talent searches. Previous experience in the tech/IT industry is preferred.
  • A demonstrated track record of excellence in sourcing, assessing and delivering challenging and complex searches.
  • Digital savyness – ability to adopt quickly new technology and systems. Experience using ATS, CRM, and other HR Analytics tools in daily activities (SR, Workday, LinkedIn Recruiter, and other).
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in a matrix environment and comfortable to interact with all levels of management in multiple languages.
  • Effectively manage and execute several challenging priorities at the same time.
  • Fluent in English. A second language would be a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) with the ability to interact with all levels of employee in the organization.
  • Strong organizational skills, demonstrated sense of urgency and attention to detail.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Thrives in fast-paced environment.
  • Strong capability to work independently, as well as part of a team.

Additional Information

Why work at CGG?

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Highly attractive bonus scheme
  • Initial 22 days annual leave with future increases, complemented by a flexible buying and selling holiday program
  • Company pension with generous employer contribution
  • Wellbeing Unmind app – puts you in control of your mental health
  • A flexible benefits platform with numerous discount schemes – gym membership, restaurants, cinema tickets, and much more!
  • Regular social club events, spontaneous reward events throughout the year
  • Cycle purchase scheme
  • Flexible Private Medical & Dental care programs
  • Sponsorship of visas/comprehensive relocation packages

We are Flexible

  • Flexible Working – through our hybrid working scheme, we offer a flexible blend of home and office working: up to 2 days per week working from home

Learning and Development

At CGG, you will have the space to grow at the pace of your passion and explore the opportunities available to those who dare and deliver.

Our culture of learning and complementary approach to supported or self-guided career development, enables the design of tailored courses to suit specific needs our employees to aid personal growth in areas related to technical, commercial and personal skills, via an extensive suite of CGG developed courses, managed through our own Learning Hub.

We Care about the Environment

We encourage and actively support a strong sense of community, through volunteering and various company initiatives, as well as a strong company commitment to protecting our environment through sustainable solutions, energy saving and waste reduction enterprises. 

We see things differently. Diversity fuels our innovation, we value the unique ways in which we differ, and we are committed to equal employment opportunities for all professionals.

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