Job description Posted 16 December 2022

Talent Assessment SME HSBCJP00044113 

£620.00 PAYE / £800.00 Umbrella (TBC)

12 Month Contract

HSBC are currently recruiting for an exciting opportunity for an individual to join their team as an SME within HSBC’s Assessment team. This position will be responsible for providing HSBC with technical SME support on Workforce assessment solutions within the broader suite of assessment solutions delivered by the HSBC assessment CoE. If successful, you will be responsible for on-boarding, developing, QA and refresh Workforce assessment solutions to ensure that they meet identified needs, are effectively deployed and are reliable, valid and fair.

  • Key Responsibilities: Act as the go to person for all R&O workforce assessment solutions (GCB 4-8).
  • Primary responsibility for providing assessment SME support for Workforce Entry Level Control and Workforce Pre-Hire Recruitment Solutions (including HSBC’s Graduate Recruitment Solution).
  • Support R&O, Heads of Development and Learning on the selection and deployment of assessment solutions within assigned solution areas.
  • Support the upskilling of R&O, Talent CoE and HR community within scope.
  • Preparation of communications and learning materials to accompany assessments.
  • Create SOPs to address assessment design, appropriate use, validation, and legal compliance.
  • Preparation of insight reports using assessment results and data.
  • Provide day-to-day technical support and coaching on report interpretation and data analysis
  • Provide subject matter expertise responses to questions raised by internal control mechanisms, e.g., Model Risk, Compliance, People Risk, Legal, Change forums, Employee forums and Internal Audit
  • Active vendor management with a focus on SHL and Cappfinity assessment technologies.
  • Contribute external information and best practices on the use of assessments related to recruitment, development, and talent management.
  • Key Knowledge or Experience required: M.Sc./Ph.D in Occupational/Organisational Psychology with a strong background in assessment. 
  • 10+ years’ experience in Assessment solution design, selection, validation, and data insights required. 
  • Proven ability to distil complex and varied data into information to measure and manage performance.
  • The preferred candidate will have recent experience with global assessment consultancy, preferably SHL, Cappfinity, Korn Ferry or Russell Reynolds.
  • Qualified personality and ability test user (BPS Ability & Personality) and eligible for BPS Register of Qualifications in Test Use (RQTU)
  • SHL assessment knowledge and SHL accreditations is preferred. 
  • Recent in-house Assessment CoE experience desirable but not required

If this role is of interest to yourself, please do not hesitate to apply! Either apply direct or reach out to me at / 0161 924 1380