ThoughtWorks is known for delivering software excellence. We build smart teams of passionate consultants who love challenges and think disruptively. We help people and organisations with ambitious missions to succeed. We are strong believers in the power of software and technology as tools for social change, and in sharing what we learn and contributing to the wider community. With a fierce social agenda and innovation at heart, we’re aiming to continue growing our presence globally This is where you come in!
We’re looking for an exceptional Technical Recruiter to be involved in our recruiting efforts in Manchester and London (based in Manchester). This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced recruiter to work within a really strong team to define and execute a recruiting strategy for one of the biggest names in agile software and technology delivery. Our non-hierarchical structure means that as well as being responsible for sourcing, outreach, engagement, and closely/offering talent aligned to our recruiting strategy; you’ll genuinely have the opportunity to shape our recruiting approach. We value talent over role title at ThoughtWorks and are looking for a versatile recruiter with a compelling combination of these skills:
Leadership & Industry Knowledge: We are continuing to build sourcing and marketing capabilities within our talent team and are looking for someone who can help us determine the structure of our recruiting function. You’ll get to work with a bunch of recruiters who care passionately about finding amazing talent for our business, and partner with leaders in the technology industry who’ll encourage you to raise your recruiting game. We work together to deliver a recruiting service to the business and continually evolve our approach, bringing knowledge of latest tools and trends to help us innovate and achieve our goals as a team.
Influencer & Relationship Builder: Recruiting at ThoughtWorks is challenging; we hire the top talent and take our inclusivity and diversity hiring aspirations seriously. Our recruiters are responsible for hiring multiple roles across different disciplines whilst balancing the needs of key internal stakeholders. You are an influencer and are seen as a trusted advisor at a senior level. You build strong relationships and are able to position the right messages to get buy-in for projects and initiatives, keeping the bigger picture in mind. Our recruiters need to provide meaningful updates to our leadership team with clear recommendations supported by data and market insights. And we have fun doing it!
Sourcing & Building Talent Pools: Perhaps you’re a sourcing expert with the ability to identify exceptional engineering talent across a number of social media channels. You probably have amazing Boolean search skills, including talent mapping and competitor analysis. Or maybe you’re a marketing specialist with the creativity to design a compelling Meet-Up event to attract and build talent networks. You know how to leverage your existing network for referrals. You are comfortable building a flexible sourcing strategy for different requirements and your role at ThoughtWorks will be to nurture talent pools and build strong relationships with candidates to guide them through our hiring process.
We are looking for:
- Extensive and proven recruiting experience with both agency and in-house experience in tech
- Full lifecycle recruiter who is able to manage the end-end hiring process
- Previous experience of diversity hiring in tech
- Great rapport building and interviewing skills
- Experience delivering key projects in addition to hiring
- Willingness to experiment and to try new tools to support talent acquisition needs
We look forward to meeting you! Please apply online and be sure to tell us why you want to be a ThoughtWorker and the recruiter skills that you’ll bring to this role.
"We proudly, passionately and actively strive to make both ThoughtWorks and our industry more representative of the communities we serve. We promote diversity in all its forms and reject discrimination and inequality.
Our diversity and award winning culture inspires our thought leaders and serves to nurture and develop amazing ideas. We believe this makes us a world leading destination of choice for all technologists.
We’re also passionate about delivering quality by ensuring the most valuable use of our talents and experience. We aim to support different working patterns to ensure a diverse collective of people can call ThoughtWorks their home so if you’re looking to work with high profile clients, delivering digital transformation and innovation, get in touch and chat to us about working flexibly!"