Head of Recruitment - Europe

Head of Recruitment - Europe2021-05-03T04:27:02-04:00<p><strong>Head of Recruitment, Europe&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">ThoughtWorks' purpose is to create an extraordinary impact on the world through our culture and technology excellence.We’re a global software consultancy solving complex problems with technology. We connect strategy and execution, helping our clients to strengthen their core technology, scale with flexibility and create seamless digital experiences. We partner daily with our clients to continuously evolve their tech and enable an adaptive mindset to meet their business goals.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As our Head of Recruitment, Europe, you’ll partner with regional leadership to set our recruiting vision and strategy, and roll up your sleeves to make it happen. You'll empower, coach and mentor the team of TA Leaders to help them develop a robust and diverse network of candidates, and hire and retain the cream of the crop. Imagine a search firm with the highest possible standards and strong sense of social justice inside one of the most well-respected technology consultancies in the world. Add a work environment that’s designed to be unstructured, non-hierarchical, engaging and highly collaborative. Take away the suits and having to compete against the person sitting next to you. Factor in all the flexibility of working from home, or in any of our local ThoughtWorks offices. Welcome to the recruiting team at ThoughtWorks.</span></p> <p><strong>WHAT DEFINES YOU</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A Visionary, Strategic and Change Leader</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">An inspirational, engaging, process-driven talent acquisition leader with proven experience in developing and leading a group of diverse and talented TA managers in a high-growth, scale-up technical environment</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Thrives by communicating and leading change and through building scalable strategy</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborates with business leaders and recruitment managers to create a recruiting vision and strategy that supports the near- and long-term business needs across Europe</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Articulates clear outcomes, a roadmap, and success measures to achieve the vision</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leads change. Influences, collaborates and communicates to keep everyone informed, jointly accountable, and moving toward the vision</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A Collaborative Business Partner</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Adept at auditing and assessing pain points (and opportunities) within the greater org structure - to dedicate bandwidth, effort and energy across the European team</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be a key partner of our regional leadership teams, which includes general managers, and heads of sales/ demand, professional services, people, operations, and marketing.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborates with key leaders to deliver long-term business priorities beyond day-to-day hiring needs, e.g. building new capabilities and speciality skill sets, expanding diversity, taking and mitigating calculated hiring risks, etc.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Champions and protects our culture when the going gets tough - recruiting is the gatekeeper!</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Identifies and pursues opportunities for delivering extraordinary results in challenging markets by leveraging local context.&nbsp;</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A Team Builder</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experienced in leading exceptional, remote recruiting teams of 20+ people. Understands the difference between leading and managing. Take a hands-on approach to capability development within your team</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Develops the team. Be a coach, mentor and servant leader. Develop the next generation of recruiting leaders, coupling clear guidance and focus on results to a high degree of room for autonomy and creativity</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Fosters a creative, collaborative, inclusive working environment that’s all about experimenting and continuously improving</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Facilitates, innovates, and continuously improves collaboration across a highly distributed team in four locations initially (Germany, UK, Romania and Finland) - with other countries to follow soon</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Empowers the team as guardians of our culture and experts in “what good looks like”, helping them articulate the risks and benefits of candidates, and make good hiring decisions</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A Brand Ambassador</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Creates and cultivates our Europe-wide Employer Brand, so that it showcases our unique culture and employee value proposition.&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Works with marketers to develop and execute compelling differentiated campaigns (both digital and offline) that attract future ThoughtWorkers and deliver our near- and long-term business objectives</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Takes extraordinary steps to attract and hire future ThoughtWorkers from diverse backgrounds. Demonstrates a passion for creating an inclusive workplace.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Leads the development and execution of our regional sourcing strategies to build and nurture a​ pipeline of potential candidates</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">A Candidate Experience Champion</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Creates swift, thoughtful and tailored experiences for our candidates, regardless of the hiring decision. Makes sure they meet the right ThoughtWorkers and are looked after, informed and delighted at every stage of the process</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Helps ThoughtWorkers continuously develop their interviewing skills. Drives strategy and execution for regular interview training across the business</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Delivers a best-in-class recruiting process based on </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">our purpose and on our culture core values</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Regionally-dedicated, Globally-aware</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Represents Europe in a global context. Collaborates with other recruiting leaders to innovate and share knowledge, and sets the direction for talent acquisition and retention at ThoughtWorks globally</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Data-driven &amp; Analytical</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Will be a systems-thinker with excellent critical-judgement. Strong data-analysis skills; proven ability to use metrics and data to support critical thinking and continuous improvement across the function</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong business acumen. Partners with business leaders to create a set of scalable and actionable hiring plans. Ensures targets are set, articulated and accountabilities clear.&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Comfortable with leveraging systems and tools to report on recruiting metrics, including but not limited to; tracking actual to plan, hiring capacity/ efficiency, diversity of pipeline, quality of hire, speed to hire, leverage mix and cost per hire.&nbsp;</span></li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="color: white;">#LI-COE</p>ThoughtworksCologne, Germany, Hamburg, Germany, London, United Kingdom, Manchester, United Kingdom, Munich, GermanyUK