Lola Oketokoun



Lola Oketokoun

Senior Talent Acquisition Manager French & English πŸ‡«πŸ‡· πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§

Current Location

Basingstoke, UK

Lola is available for work

Currently learning growth methodology and AI tools to apply in recruitment. Bilingual (French & English) recruiter with 8 years of experience in Tech & Non-Tech recruitment and 1 year in HR. Strong expertise in Marketing, Risk, Finance, Compliance, Support and Tech roles. Data-centric approach with strong experience working with C-level and hiring senior Executives for key projects. Focused on the EMEA market especially UK, France and Germany but good experience in hiring talent in the USA. Managed to save more than Β£120k in the last role in less than 6 months with direct sourcing methodologies. Brand ambassador awareness that provides a positive impact on the candidate experience. Bring new ways of working to improve the TA function (Diversity & Inclusion, Employer Branding, Data/Reporting tools)

  • Brands Lola has worked with
    • Kingfisher Plc (Screwfix/B&Q/Brico Depot/Castorama)
    • Mondu
    • TALAN UK Consulting
    • Flubit (Retail
    • INTUITION IT (Recruitment agency)
  • Lola's past titles
    • Talent Acquisition Manager
    • Talent Acquisition Manager
    • Technical Recruiter
    • Technical Recruiter
    • Information Technology Consultant
Work Preference
Location Preference

Open to relocation

Work Pattern

Open to Full time or Part time work

Employment Preference
  • Freelance Assignments
  • Hourly Consulting
  • Permanent Positions

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Kingfisher Plc (Screwfix/B&Q/Brico Depot/Castorama)

Jul 2019 - Present

Context: I have joined Kingfisher on an initial fixed-term contract to help them hire a high number of candidates in our head office in London and our B&Q house in Southampton. The challenge was to he...

Talent Acquisition Manager


Oct 2021 - Jul 2022

Context: I joined Mondu at the seed funding stage (now Series A), I was hired as a contractor and was in charge to hire the IT team on the German market (Senior developer, Engineering manager, UX, Dat...

Senior Tech Recruiter

TALAN UK Consulting

Jun 2018 - Jul 2019

Context: Talan is a famous company in France, I was headhunted by them to come on board to help them develop the London office by hiring a new team. I was mainly working with financial investment bank...

Tech Recruiter

Flubit (Retail

Oct 2017 - Jun 2018

Context: I joined Flubit on an initial 3-month contract who has been renewed 3 times. I was the first recruiter they hired and my role was to help them implement a new sourcing model and to scale up t...

IT Consultant

INTUITION IT (Recruitment agency)

Apr 2015 - Oct 2017

Context: I have joined Intuition IT to help them develop our activity in the French market, mainly regarding IT & Digital requirements. We predominantly worked with startups but we also covered CAC 40...

  • Technical Recruiting


  • Talent Sourcing


  • Negotiation


  • Interviewing


  • Stakeholder Management


  • Reporting & Analysis





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