NAVTEQ Talent Acquisition Manager in Berlin, Germany


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The Global Talent Acquisition function is responsible for all operational and strategic Talent Acquisition activities. Through a mixture of onsite and virtual support the team is responsible for delivering prequalified and exceptional talent for all open roles. This role is responsible for the delivery of the end to end Talent Acquisition service in line with the businesses expectations. The Talent Acquisition Manager willdrive business results by defining the necessary talent acquisition strategy to successfully execute the business strategy.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Partner closely with defined business areas to understand their requirements and Talent Acquisition needs (taking in-depth job briefings and building robust, consistent job specifications with agreed competencies and indicators)

  • Establish, maintain, monitor and build excellent working relationships with every function in HR and ensure Talent Acquisition is adding value and informing their decisions

  • Build and maintain excellent working relationships with key sponsors, managers and internal departments, working as a seamless part of the HR operation

  • Developing the appropriate sourcing channels and work in collaboration with the research Team to meet the Talent Acquisition SLA’s

  • Monitor and adhere to SLA’s including performance targets.

  • Ensure that data and analytics are leveraged at every step of the process to ensure the business and the talent acquisition team are making informed and impactful decisions

  • Focus on process efficiency, high levels of quality and providing “added value”

  • Provide quality competency based interviewing for all levels

  • Ensure the applicant tracking system and application users have the appropriate training and continued coaching

  • Build and maintain direct Talent Acquisition methods to meet the Talent Acquisition needs of the business and look for innovation in extending these routes to market

  • Contribute recommendations at a tactical level and to recommend changes and improvements for continual change to move the business goals forward

  • Coordinating all aspects of the selection process

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Talent Acquisition consultant, or equivalent, with specific experience in strategy development and implementation

  • Proven ability to proactively translate changing business objectives to effective Talent Acquisition strategies

  • A passion for IT / Cloud Technology, and experience in recruiting positions in Tech companies

  • Solid background using direct sourcing methods (Networking, LinkedIn, Job-Boards, Internal Talent Pools) and the ability to identify the best talent

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments across a broad technical skill set

  • Prior experience recruiting all levels of talent with a focus on technology positions, as a corporate in-house recruiter or in an RPO model. Recruitment agency or international recruitment experience is an asset.

  • High standards, continuously raising the bar, delivering with a sense of urgency; operating with a strong customer relationship and satisfaction approach.

  • A self-starter who can act as a strong individual contributor, operating effectively in a matrixed organization.

  • Ability to think strategically, synthesize complex business/financial data and develop innovative and holistic HR and talent attraction solutions

  • Models excellent judgment and demonstrates the courage to take smart risks that improve business performance

  • Team player who quickly builds trust and collaborative working relationships with business leaders and HR colleagues

  • Ability to work effectively in a global network and build the necessary rapport and relationships to be successful

  • Demonstrated ability to proactively embrace and drive positive, transformational change

Job: Human Resources

Schedule: Full-time

Primary Location: Europe-Germany-Germany-Berlin_Invalidenstrasse 116

Req ID: 1600036821