At Amazon we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history by joining the amazing recruiting team at Amazon.
We are looking for an exceptionally talented Recruiting Manager to help us find the best talent in the world to support our growth. This person will work with a team of recruiters, sourcers and recruiting coordinators focusing on areas of candidate talent search and placement, process improvement, strategy development and act as client lead for supported groups. They will foster a collaborative team environment and a strong service oriented culture that ensures delivery of efficient, effective, quality driven service to internal customers and meets customer service level agreements.
The candidate must be able to successfully manage, prioritize and close searches against a timeline and have experience setting benchmarks, metrics, and understand how to prioritize to hit all customer SLAs. They thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done.
The best candidates will draw on extensive knowledge of talent acquisition and functional areas of the business, forging dynamic relationships with business leaders, hiring managers and HR business partners. They have a reputation for being exceptional at candidate generation, client/account management, organization, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, have an ability to prioritize their time, demonstrate push-back and a sense of urgency, and understand the value of providing amazing customer service.
Partner with hiring teams to build effective sourcing, assessment, and closing approaches with an ability to manage customer/partner expectations through a deep understanding of return on investment
Must be able to understand how to recruit passive candidates and possess the mentality to "profile people and gauge chemistry of candidates for fit and understand their motivation" rather than sell a role
Build and maintain network of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management, conducts in-depth interviews of potential candidates, demonstrating ability to anticipate hiring manager preferences through high offer-to-interview ratios
Recommend ideas and strategies related to recruitment that will contribute to the long-range growth of the company, implementing any new processes and fine tuning standard processes for recruiting that fits within Amazon's mission to deliver the highest quality results to the customer
Articulate in writing a plan with deliverables, timelines and a formal tracking process.
Interview candidates within the framework of the position specification.
Participate in special projects/recruiting initiatives, including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, leveraging of internal sources of talent and identification of top performers for senior-level openings.
8+ years of corporate and/or agency recruiting experience including sourcing and full life cycle recruiting
2+ years of people management experience in an in-house role
Experience building and utilizing a variety of sourcing plans and tools, including proactive phone and internet research
Experience with sourcing, tracking and managing candidates
MS Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects and client relationships
Bachelor's degree or equivalent post-secondary degree
Fluency in English and Spanish or Italian
Strong client focus and commitment to continuous improvement, ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships, must pursue conscious cost-containment efforts in recruiting, continually seek new sourcing options, and develop creative approaches to delivering candidates to the customer
Strong communication skills, organizational and negotiation skills
Ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management
Self-sufficient and able to work with little direct supervision
Strong consulting skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, as a team leader and member
Possess strong analytic skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team