Early Careers Specialist, Open to flexible working

London (Central), London (Greater)
27 Apr 2022
27 May 2022
Contract Type

Our Diageo Performance Ambition calls for us to create the best performing most trusted and respected consumer products company in the world; this requires us to guarantee our plans with the right people and capabilities. The Early Careers Specialist is a critical stakeholder relationship role that is focused on ensuring consistent delivery and an excellent candidate experience to achieve Diageo’s Talent Ambition, through early careers hiring across our organisation.   

This role is an integral part of our Europe Talent Engagement organisation, supporting Early Careers across Europe Markets, Global Functions & Supply Chain. Early Careers forms a fundamental pillar within our Inclusion & Diversity framework, enabling us to attract diverse talent for our early careers programs across Europe.

About the role

A core deliverable of the role will be supporting the Early Careers Manager in delivering an effective assessment strategy for Europe. You will partner closely with Talent Engagement Managers for each market/function, working closely to ensure the successful coordination and execution of assessment centres to drive successful diverse hiring, including candidate selection. You will lead on creating positive candidate / stakeholder engagement throughout the recruitment process and a consistent onboarding experience.

There's a strong focus on delivery of content with identified external partners to ensure a multi-channel omnipresent attraction strategy that helps us attract and retain great diverse talent across each region. This role will support the creation of university / student community partnerships that drives engagement with diverse talent. You will coordinate external events and webinars and internal workshops to enhance the Diageo Early Careers Program as an employer of choice.

About you

The Early Careers Specialist will have a passion for early careers hiring and have experience in executing a structured program in close collaboration with multiple stakeholders across complex regions and functions.

We are looking for an individual with the ability to inspire, be organized and demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, being capable of developing strong working relationships. 

Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.  

We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base.


We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.  

Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.  

Character Is Everything 


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