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Recruitment Manager

V4P FEB19 111


HR & Business Support

Job Description:

Job Title:           Recruitment Manager

Department:      HR/TA

Location:             Barcelona or Stockholm

The King Talent Acquisition team is actively seeking two strong team leaders; one for Barcelona and one for Stockholm.

You will be a leader for a very new team who will look to you to enable them day to day, to coach and guide them to bring the very best diverse talent for King.

Experience in the Games industry is not necessary as we believe in transferable skills.  Your experience of working in an agile, digital environment will be a clear advantage and set you up for success.  You’ll be working in a global team, predominantly EMEA based, handling your own requisition load and contributing directly to organisational success by adopting the very best recruitment practices to deliver our headcount targets in a proactive, strategic way.

To be successful in this role you will be:

  • A natural influencer and stakeholder manager.  You develop and maintain strong working relationships at all levels across the organisation and globe. You’re an operator who knows how to navigate the organisation to ‘get stuff done’

  • You understand how the business works and what the priorities are.

  • You know the external labour market and can bring outside talent intelligence to your decision making, guiding and advising line managers with their own hiring decisions.

  • You know how to make compelling candidate narratives and work closely with brand teams on recruitment marketing. 

  • You understand which levers to pull to develop a quality candidate pipeline and think creatively when it comes to finding the very best talent

Player Profile

  • You will know the European job market: suppliers, talent pools and job platforms.

  • You’ve likely worked at an agency, and will definitely have in- house recruitment experience, preferably in a corporate or with an RPO.

  • You have delivered a full 360 recruitment lifecycle to include candidate sourcing, interviewing and evaluation and offer generation.

  • You’re self- motivated with a history of working to high- performance standards

  • You’re a fluent negotiator and communicator

  • You own your own requisitions and are brilliant with technology, platforms and systems. You absolutely must be willing to do your own administration.

About King

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!

Applications needs to be in English.
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V4P FEB19 111

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