EMEA Talent Sourcing Manager
Craft:HR & Business Support
Job Title: Manager, Talent Sourcing
Reporting To: Senior Director, Sourcing
Department: Human Resources
Location: EMEA - London or Barcelona
As a Manager, Talent Sourcing, you will lead a team of Talent Sourcers who are responsible for sourcing and building talent pipelines for all of our studios and corporate offices. You will develop and implement a world- class recruitment strategy and vision intended to identify and attract emerging and top talent.
We are looking for a dynamic self- starter and a fearless change- agent. You will have excellent relationship- building skills, and a strong sense of urgency and accountability. This flexible team player will partner with leaders of diverse business units and cultures. You will need to adapt to the changing needs while positioning the company to win over talent in the gaming industry.
You will be responsible to:
Lead a team of sourcers to establish sourcing strategies to identify and attract talent
Be an expert on market trends to inform sourcing strategy and build talent pipelines
Train, onboard and coach a team of Sourcers to promote growth and development
Partner with our studio and corporate recruiting leaders to assess requirements and implement sourcing plans to meet hiring needs of various business units
Manage and improve sourcing processes, tools and technologies
Establish and maintain sourcing metrics for success
Create and deliver reporting strategy to share with recruiters and hiring teams
Own company- wide strategic sourcing events to seek out and attract top talent
All event project management/planning
Minimum of 10 years in recruitment
Minimum of 5 years in recruitment management
A deep understanding of talent sourcing including expertise in market research, competitive mapping and developing sourcing strategies to deliver meaningful results
Ability to adapt in an ambiguous environment
Desire to build and maintain relationships, and influence stakeholders
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Experience operating in a matrixed environment
Great Games Start with Great People! This is an exciting time to join us!
Ask anyone who works at Activision, or with Activision, their favorite thing about it, and they’ll tell you, it’s the people. We have world class brands, infrastructure and resources, but our success doesn’t come from assembly lines producing widgets. Our success comes from people producing greatness together. We are nothing without our employee’s brilliance. So if you’re interested in our biggest priority, it’s the people.
Activision is more than just the leading developer and publisher of video games; we are the creators of some of the world’s biggest, most ground- breaking titles in the industry. Our portfolio includes Call of Duty® and Crash Bandicoot™.
The video game industry and therefore our business is fast- paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 255 million monthly active users as of Q2 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.
A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes
Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.
Making the World Playful
Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!
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