Regional Talent Acquisition Manager



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Human Resources

For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

Mission of the role:

The Regional Talent Acquisition Manager will be leading the European Recruitment Shared Service Center (SSC) of GfK, based in Sofia. Together with the Regional Resource Managers, you will be accountable for the recruitment process within the GfK’s network of countries in Europe including Bulgaria.

You will be in close cooperation with internal stakeholders (Hiring Managers), HR Business Partners, the other members of the European Recruitment team to ensure a smooth and effective recruitment process.

As a Regional Talent Acquisition Manager, you will have the following key accountabilities:

  • Building and executing the talent acquisition strategy taking into consideration local markets’ specifics and business needs
  • Leading a team of recruiters & active sourcers by setting and monitoring targets, KPA and SLAs
  • Mentoring and developing the dedicated team members as well as building trust and high level of team spirit
  • Building strong relationship with the internal stakeholders and manage expectations
  • Cooperating effectively with the other European Resource Managers for both tech and non-tech areas as well as with the local HR representatives
  • Establishing strong partnership with local and global recruitment agencies or recruitment related vendors
  • Executing operational recruitment and supporting the other team members on each step of the recruitment process when it is needed
  • Providing regular and ad-hoc reporting to internal stakeholders
  • Participating in local or global employer branding initiatives together with the Global Marketing and Communications team
  • Following all European and local countries requirements in terms of GDPR, diversity and equal rights best practices
  • Leading or participating in regional/global talent acquisition projects and initiatives

Now that you know what a Regional Talent Acquisition Manager does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?

  • At least 5 years of experience in recruitment and selection, covering end-to-end recruitment cycle
  • 2 years of managerial experience preferably in IT or BPO sectors
  • Leading a Recruitment SSC is considered as a strong advantage
  • Strong mentoring and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and negotiation skills
  • Proactive and positive approach
  • Fluency in both English and Bulgarian
  • Excellent MS Office skills, Workday knowledge beneficial
  • University degree

Join our team and benefit from the following advantages:

  • Exciting work environment and strong team spirit
  • Use one of the latest digital technologies in the HR
  • Initial and ongoing training to support your development
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme linked to company results
  • Flexible working hours and home office
  • 3 additional non-working days annually
  • Food vouchers
  • Health insurance
  • Discount program with external vendors
  • Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees
  • Last, but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city center and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd.

All documents will be treated in the strictest confidentiality.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

Posted: 18 days ago

City: Sofia

Work Area: Human Resources

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00012775