Vice President - International Talent Acquisition


London, UK


20 Years - 25 Years


Consulting / IT / ITES

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Job Description

The Senior Director of International Talent Acquisition will play a leading role in building creative and effective data-driven strategies needed to attract, attain, develop and retain a broad range of diverse and highly talented professionals around the world.

Reporting to the Executive VP of Talent Acquisition, the Senior Director of International Talent Acquisition will play a key role on the Talent Acquisition Leadership team, and in influencing talent strategies internationally. This leader will also collaborate and connect across the enterprise, ensuring the best talent in the market is aligned to our key executive roles.

Ideal Candidate & Qualifications

International Executive Recruiting: Leading a team responsible for managing full cycle, direct hire recruiting for executive roles for our International BU\\\'s, ensuring an outstanding candidate experience.

Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the international executive leadership team, external search partners when appropriate, candidates and external community organizations to create a partnership that yields success, trust, and credibility.

Provide compelling value proposition to potential candidates about the company and opportunities in our organization. - Interpret the business requirements and translate them into successful recruitment solutions. - Provide an executive search-grade experience and serve as a talent advisor to our business to manage our dependency on external partners. - Lead candidates through the recruiting processes and manage the internal steps in a way that provides a consumer-grade candidate experience.

Search Firm Management: Partner with Leadership and Business Partners to determine when the need is appropriate to engage a firm, develop and follow process for selection, and maintain preferred list of firms by function and performance. Continuously benchmark the market for best firm offerings within our competitive market.

Networking & Sourcing: Source and interview to create a pipeline of candidates passively seeking a better opportunity. Innovate on ways to build an executive level talent pipeline and recruit in a variety of venues for dynamic senior level talent.

Identify, attract and introduce the best and most diverse talent in the marketplace using honed knowledge of the market; evaluate and prepare background profiles for review. - Develop a network through industry contacts, associations and hiring executives to help identify and source qualified leaders. - Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting. - Leverage the internet, social and professional networking sites to identify and source candidates.

Partner with US Executive Recruiting, Executive Compensation and HR Business Partners. Manage executive referrals (both executive level and any referrals from executives), passive/exploratory candidates, and global transfers. Work in a highly collaborative manner bringing a positive, lean-forward, can-do attitude as part of a dynamic, committed, passionate and conscientious team.

Leadership Characteristics:

Building & Developing Talent - Fosters a team that has the right balance of skills, experiences, and values. Drives associate engagement and commitment. - Creates a discipline and focus around developing talent. Builds organizations that set aggressive goals and achieve results. Builds the talent pipeline in a way that contributes to the company’s business and talent objectives.

Diversity & Inclusion - Embeds inclusion and diversity in all activities. Promotes diversity of ideas and perspectives. Improves value of diverse teams by encouraging objectivity, open communication, and respect. - Supports strategies and initiatives that attract/retain diverse and inclusive talent. Actively supports diversity goal programs.

Strategic & Total Company Perspective and Industry Insight - Thinks globally – recognizes the impact of global forces on the business (e.g., economic, political, technological, etc.) - Communicates a clear vision and strategy for the business. Understands the next generation customer and competition. - Pursues opportunities for global leverage. Understands and applies customer insights and analysis in driving change. Acts with agility and speed to put new insights into practice while minimizing disruption and rework. - Applies merchant mindset with a specific focus on digital trends/technologies to meet emerging consumer needs in the marketplace.

Live our Values - Models company culture in everyday behavior. Creates an environment of trust and collaboration. Earns the trust and respect of others. Practices servant leadership by putting the interests of others before self. - Communicates the company culture through storytelling and teaching. Promotes the highest standards of ethics, integrity, and compliance. Encourages experimentation to drive innovation as the marketplace changes.

Innovate & Grow - Creates an environment that supports innovation and reasonable risk taking. Actively and rapidly embraces change by experimenting with and prototyping new tools and methods. Leverages data and analytics to generate insights and make informed decisions. - Drives the removal of redundancy from processes while minimizing the ability to revisit finalized decisions.

Accelerate Digital Transformation - Demonstrates understanding of how digital trends affect our business. Stays up-to-date on digital trends while proactively identifying new ways to solve business problems using technology and other digital tools. - Leads by example by using new digital tools in the day-to-day management of the business. Provides access to leading technology innovations to their organization.

Professional Qualifications:

- Masters / Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field.

- 12+ years\\\' recruiting experience including 5 years\\\' experience in executive recruiting in international markets and regions.

- 5+ years of large team management experience.

- Exceptional attention to detail and ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

- Strong communications and organizational skills.

- Good judgment and executive presence and the ability to interface effectively with and advise senior executives.

- Comprehensive behavioral-based interviewing and candidate assessment experience.

- Strong consultative skills to partner with hiring managers and convert candidates.

- Demonstrated experience using market intelligence to connect with top talent. • Fluency in any European languages is a plus.


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