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Recruitment Operations Project Manager

V4P FEB19 111


HR & Business Support

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced Talent Acquisition Operations Manager to join the King TA team. This role is available for hybrid working with a base location at any of our key locations of London, Stockholm or Barcelona.  

Our amazing Talent Acquisition team is ready to onboard and settle you into the Kingdom! You’ll use data and analytics to define the opportunities for us to do our best work and hire the most talented Kingsters. 

You’ll design and deliver projects for King level as well as connecting process improvements across the wider organisation of Activision BlizzardKing.  

To be successful in this role you will need to be experienced in the following: 

  • Process improvement: particularly system management and integrations, embedding learning of these systems for a team based across multiple locations, change management and preparing the TA team for new releases.  

  • Team effectiveness: intersections, wider eco- system with our ABK colleagues, recruiter effectiveness and learning/development 

  • Driving recruitment delivery: hitting targets, knowing what levers to pull to successfully deliver quality hiring at speed.  

You will also be responsible for: 

  • Collaborating with TA colleagues across ABK to develop and improve processes. 

  • Delivering a world class TA Team onboarding experience for new colleagues, ensuring new starters are trained and empowered to be effective in their roles as soon as possible. 

  • Create guidance and materials for recruiters on “how to” which will supplement core training 

  • Re- vamp the existing King intranet site (Kingfluence) to ensure the site and guidance is accurate, up to date and effective. 

  • Bringing external practices from benchmark organisations around vendor management, interview capability and capacity.  

Player Profile 

  • Extensive In- house recruitment experience or a mix of Inhouse/Agency/RPO is essential - ideally across EMEA regions. You’ll have a strong knowledge of HR systems including Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and CRM (egEightfold). 

  • Self- motivation with a history of exceeding high- performance standards 

  • Strong influencer and negotiator. You build productive relationships using your excellent communication skills and stakeholder management experience. 

  • Direct sourcing and logistical recruitment process management across various geographies Internationally. 

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 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 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 need to be in English.
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HR & Business Support @ King

V4P FEB19 111

HR & Business Support

Creating a workplace where people feel like they belong and can do their best work takes focus, determination, and an open mind.

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