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Director, Talent Acquisition EMEA

Barcelona, Spain

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Job ID R1900274-2 Date posted Feb. 01, 2019

Business Summary:

VMware is the leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure solutions that enable our more than 350,000 enterprise and SMB customers to thrive in the Cloud Era.A pioneer in the use of virtualization and automation technologies, VMware simplifies IT complexity across the entire data center to the virtual workplace, empowering customers with solutions in the software-defined data center to hybrid cloud computing and the mobile workspace. Our team of 20,000+ people working in 50+ locations worldwide is committed to building a community where great people want to work long term by living our values of passion, innovation, execution, teamwork, active learning and giving back. If you are ready to accelerate, innovate and lead, join us as we challenge constraints and problem solve for tomorrow today.

Job Role & Responsibility:

The Director, Talent Acquisition EMEA is responsible for all of VMware’s Customer and Business Operations hiring activities across the EMEA Region. You will be a key member of our Talent Acquisition Leadership team and will provide strategic direction to an organization of approximately 20 recruiting professionals across EMEA. As the successful candidate, you will be a progressive and innovative thinker with experience in strategic planning and global talent markets and take a disciplined approach to building an inclusive and effective talent acquisition team that delivers high-quality candidates with a world-class candidate experience. You will be metrics-driven and able to build a culture of accountability with a strong sense of measurable performance outcomes. Lastly, you can establish strong partnerships with business leaders and cross-functional HR teams to provide integrated, seamless, and high-quality staffing services to VMware.

·Provide strong leadership and support to a large geographically-dispersed team of staffing professionals

·Provide thought leadership in staffing management, workforce, organization and location planning, and strategic talent planning

·Assess and/or develop relevant staffing and recruiting tools, processes, technology and methodologies that enable us to quickly find and hire top talent

·Identify, attract, develop, and retain exceptional recruiting talent and TA managers in a highly competitive marketplace

·Ability to leverage our employer brand to develop leading-edge social media strategies on a variety of platforms and tools

·Develop and implement methodologies and processes to ensure a world-class candidate and hiring manager experience

·Establish a culture of accountability and performance standards

·Build strong partnerships with HR, Finance, and VMware leaders to develop and execute against workforce plans, budgets, and hiring forecasts in existing and emerging markets in order to deliver the right talent when and where it’s needed.

Required Skills:

·You have demonstrated success in one or more core areas of staffing functional leadership.

·You have expert knowledge of staffing activities, including candidate sourcing, recruitment strategy design and implementation, screening and assessment in a high-growth, competitive and progressive environment.

·You have the ability to negotiate, influence change, and provide strategic leadership within a matrix structure.

·You possess great analytical skills and ability to work well with tools, metrics, and data.

·You are a quick-study with an ability to understand complex problems and work well with a variety of leaders and executives from culturally diverse backgrounds.

·You have superior written and verbal communication skills with strong executive presence and presentation skills

Preferred Skills:

Our team looks for people who embody our values of humility, empathy, passion, collaboration, respectfulness, trustworthiness, and good-natured fun. Additionally, we would like:

·You to manage and coach with high integrity, discretion, and ethical standards

·You to have exceptional interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity

·You to be an independent thinker with a flexible, hands-on, supportive management style.

·You will have a natural curiosity with a high level of learning capacity and ability to reflect, adapt and grow based on past your experiences.

·You will thrive in a growing, fast paced, and rapidly changing environment.

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