• Permanent
  • Cambridge
  • Salary: £Up to £32,000

Salary: Up to £32,000 p.a.

Hours of work: Full time

Company benefits: 25 days holiday + bank holidays, flexible working hours, hybrid working, employer pension contributions, comprehensive travel insurance, private medical insurance, discounted gym membership, cycle to work scheme, interest free travel loan scheme, and more!


Kameo Recruitment is recruiting for a senior onboarding and training professional to join a rapidly growing, global, scientific company, in Cambridge. You will be responsible for ensuring the smooth onboarding of new employees, from acceptance of the offer to completion of induction. Your aim will be to deliver an excellent first impression of the company and the role, ensuring all new employees feel valued from the beginning.

There will be opportunity to take on further responsibility and progress your career quickly; if you are eager to take on new challenges within a fun and supportive company culture, then we would love to hear from you!

Duties & Responsibilities of the Onboarding Manager

  • Defining the objectives of onboarding as a key component of the company’s global training strategy
  • Having knowledge of the full global onboarding process, contributing functions, and stakeholders involved
  • Ensuring a high-quality onboarding experience for all new employees globally, through coordinating and overseeing all aspects of the global onboarding process, including planning the onboarding delivery, managing the global induction programme, overseeing the preparation of the induction programme, and facilitating effective collaboration across the onboarding team
  • Driving quality in all aspects of onboarding through identifying and implementing process improvements in collaboration with the wider onboarding team. This will include collecting feedback from new starters, consultation with leadership team, as well as longer-term strategic appraisal and updating of the company’s approach to onboarding ensuring it remains fit for purpose as the needs of the company continue to evolve
  • Being the key point of contact representing the onboarding team within the wider company, ensuring questions are addressed, and feedback is implemented

Requirements for this role

  • Professional experience in a related onboarding, talent retention, or learning & development role
  • A process-oriented approach with enthusiasm for proactive high-level planning and forward thinking
  • A ‘can do’ approach and the initiative and creativity required to identify challenges and work towards solutions & improvements
  • Organisational skills, the ability to plan & prioritise, and a flexible approach
  • Confidence to lead and motivate a large cross-functional team, communicating with all levels of seniority
  • Excellent communication skills, a desire to provide a high level of customer service, a high level of written accuracy, and exceptional attention to detail
  • IT skills, including a high standard of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, and the ability to train others on aspects of these


If you would like to apply for this position please submit your CV. We will review and respond within 3 – 5 working days.

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