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Sr. Recruiter

Barcelona, Spain

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Job ID R1902893 Date posted Feb. 25, 2019

University Recruiter

The University Recruiter is an integral member of the University Talent team at VMware. As a member of this team you will work directly on our University recruiting strategies. You will provide full-cycle recruiting support including the selection process, screening and pre-qualifying applicants, interviewing, salary negotiation and closing of candidates. You will advise and guide hiring managers during the entire staffing process.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the recruitment and selection of candidates. Prepares and delivers all required feedback and correspondence to applicant/candidates.
  • Functions as a technical specialist - sourcing, recruiting and identifying candidates for highly specialized and difficult-to-attract positions.
  • Responsible for crafting and implementing recruiting strategies within the University space.
  • Collaborates with managers to understand the skills required for each position in order to effectively match candidates to needs.
  • Educates and coaches hiring managers in VMware’s employment processes including interview techniques, selection process and hiring system processes.
  • Prepares and present offers of employment while ensuring all necessary pre-employment paperwork and documents are provided by candidates prior to start of employment.
  • Provides advice and counsel to managers on suitability of candidates to the job, the team and VMware.
  • Implements hiring practices to ensure all documentation, interviews and actions are consistent and follow all legal and ethical standards.
  • Responsible for ensuring a best in class “candidate experience” throughout the recruitment process.
  • Coordinates pre-employment reference and background checks.
  • Sells VMware, the position and the career opportunity through knowledge of VMware, its culture, benefits and products.
  • Works independently and within a team on special, non-recurring, and on-going projects. Conducts research and analyzes data on assigned projects.
  • Partners with fellow University Recruiters and Campus Managers
  • Meets assigned metrics in all staffing activities.


  • 6-8 years of recruiting experience with preference given to supporting a fast-growing environment.
  • Experience executing all stages of the recruitment process including strategy and target development list, identifying, sourcing, screening, interviewing, referencing, closing and follow-up.
  • Experience with University Recruiting or University Campus Management is a plus.
  • Creative thinker who is able to successfully target candidates with out of the box sourcing strategies.
  • Shown success driving successful placement in a high volume rapidly changing environment.
  • Proven project management skills with the ability to lead multiple simultaneous projects in various stages of completion.
  • Results-driven, organized professional who effectively handles contending priorities.
  • Strong strategic and creative thinker who can distill recruitment strategy into actionable plans and who may execute on those plans.

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