Head of Recruitment

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Reference: HOR2019

Do you have experience building and rolling out recruitment training and mentoring a team?

Have you dealt with international stakeholders and understand integration across global offices?

We want to meet YOU!

Summary of Job:

As the leader of the recruitment function, you will have an amazing opportunity to help build and drive the regional function of one of the most exciting education technology companies in the world.

Key Role and Responsibilities:

Team Management

  1. Build, mentor and develop a diverse recruitment team and drive an environment of continuous learning.

  2. Manage and staff through the identification of development opportunities, guidance around recruitment strategy, and ensure effective business partner relationships.

Stakeholder Management

  1. Partner with our leaders to develop current and future hiring plans that accelerate ambitious hiring goals and account for growth.

  2. Identify and design best-in-class recruitment strategies, processes and systems in partnership with other Recruitment Leaders and the VP, Talent Acquisition to ensure a consistent approach to the recruitment lifecycle globally.

  3. Escalate the Recruitiment function to be viewed by leaders as true business partners.

Process and Systems Optimisation

  1. Continually optimise our Applicant Tracking System to create a more efficient and effective hiring process.

  2. Responsible for developing hiring dashboards to effectively communicate insights to hiring managers and senior leaders.

  3. Responsible for oversight of recruitment spend including staffing agencies, external postings, conferences, etc.

  4. Launch initiatives to strengthen the diversity of our talent at all stages of the hiring funnel.


Education and Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience in staffing, recruitment or career placement

  • 5+ years of management experience or leading a team

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Experience building and rolling out recruiter training and mentoring a team

  • Experience supporting a fast-paced, high growth organisation

  • Previous experience using an applicant tracking system required

Other attributes that will help you in this role and at 2U:

  • Enthusiasm and the ability to lead in an environment of constant change

  • Ability to rally and motivate a team towards a common vision

  • Experience working in global, matrixed environment

  • Ability to juggle multiple competing priorities

  • Proactive attitude with a propensity to learn

Working Conditions:

Irregular schedule from time to time to operate across different time zones with ample notice to adjust work hours as needed.

Management Responsibilities:

Direct reports
Recruitment Manager
Senior Recruiter
Recruiter

Ultimately responsible for management of the full Cape Town Recruitment Team, including the following roles:

Talent Scout
Analyst
Recruitment Coordinator