Sonos

Talent Acquisition Manager - EMEA

Position Purpose

Traditional will not work. We are looking to attract a strategic & creative Talent Acquisition Manager who understands that the company and culture should dictate the recruiting strategy not the other way around. Someone committed to creating a progressive culture where winning counts and people matter. The Talent Acquisition Manager will ensure Sonos attracts and hires the best Talent within the EMEA marketplace, in an efficient, consultative, collaborative way. The ideal candidate will be relentlessly progressive in the areas of recruitment strategy creation, full lifecycle recruiting, and passive candidate sourcing within a broad range of areas, including IT, HR, Legal and Finance. In addition, this person will have hands on experience with strategic workforce planning, team leadership and development, behavioral interviewing/ talent assessment, retention strategy creation, and employer branding/social media. The TA Manager will be people centric and strive to constantly challenge the status quo with the goal of retaining and attracting top talent within Sonos. Main responsibilities

Defines and consults on talent acquisition and recruitment strategies to support massive growth.

Thoroughly understands talent market, competitive environment and its impact on all aspects of the business.

Understands company-wide and specific functional area hiring needs, and partners with hiring managers to provide high quality passive and active candidate flow.

Designs, refines, and implements entire recruitment process to assure maximum efficiency and to reflect excellent candidate experience.

Provides leadership and coaching feedback to hiring partners as needed, which may include the resolution of complex issues, coaching on talent assessment and regular recruitment strategy conversations.

Aggressively hunts, qualifies, and interviews potential Sonos Talent, serving as a central point of contact on majority of senior openings.

Conducts research, analyzes data, and compiles and communicates metrics using multiple HR systems.

Ensures consistent strategy and compliance objectives across organization.

Functions as key member of the Global Talent Acquisition Team and EMEA HR Team, ensuring team is providing strategic value to overall organization. Qualifications

Bachelors/Master degree preferred.

7+ years of recruiting experience, preferably within high growth technology environments.

Proven management and influencing skills, preferably with internationally based team members.

Ability to break down barriers and increase communication within a matrixed organization.

Outstanding interpersonal skills, with a reputation of being a ‘talent magnet’ .

Strong systems experience – including ATS, HRIS, MS Excel and PowerPoint.

Exudes insatiable curiosity in the Talent space – deep knowledge of progressive external recruitment tools and resources.

Respected business acumen, ability to partner with senior business leaders.

Impeccable ethics and integrity , embodies the Sonos spirit of transparency

Flexibility and ability to do what is right for Sonos EMEA.

Creativity and Chutzpah (see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chutzpah).

Fluency in Dutch, English and preferably one other European language.More about Sonos:In 2002, we set out with a goal – to reinvent home audio for the digital age. Our vision was simple - fill every home with music and make listening a valued experience again. We’re making it easy for everybody to listen to the music they love in every room of their home. To hear the songs they love, to discover new music they never knew existed, and to appreciate it all with the highest sound quality.We’re doing it all over the world – In more than 60 countries, in seven languages through thousands of retailers. We’re constantly looking for ways to improve the experience – with new products, new software and continually investing in ways to provide our customers the best experience possible. We’re doing what we set out to do. Changing the way people listen to music – one home at a time.

Job Summary

Location:
  • Hilversum, NL
Date Posted:
24 Jun 2014
Function:
HR
Sector:
Entertainment