Provides leadership to the talent acquisition team developing their capabilities and competencies. Partner with leaders to develop functional recruiting strategies and act as a strategic recruiting partner to HR leadership within the function / region / location.
Key Recruiting Responsibilities
Drive team development through appropriate coaching and managerial processes.
Ensure the effective implementation and adoption of all TA processes and programs.
Develop powerful recruiting and employer branding strategies by leveraging key partners within the organization.
Manage senior business relationships to ensure alignment of talent needs, solve problems and develop new strategies that support the overall effectiveness of recruitment.
Drive strategic planning and quarterly review meetings with functional / market senior leadership to understand trends as well as current and upcoming talent requirements in order to build a strategy to support overall recruitment effectiveness.
Coach and influence senior management (business and HR) to gain alignment on all aspects of talent acquisition including candidate collaboration, resource allocation and funding requirements.
Champion global recruiting initiatives and lead change efforts to ensure harmonized implementation of strategies, standards and processes across all areas of support.
Ensure a strong knowledge of adidas Group Functions, Markets and teams to be able to understand current and future talent requirements and build strategies to support these areas.
Partner with overall TA organization and encourage direct reports to drive a collaborative approach to recruiting and driving best practices.
Utilizes data, trends and customer information to gather insights to drive appropriate candidate generation and talent pool strategies.
Owns responsibility for candidate and hiring manager experience results and drives standards to ensure a quality performance against all standards.
Effectively utilize comprehensive knowledge of adidas brand and adidas Group offerings, benefits, comp strategies, and programs to market adidas and the adidas Group as an Employer of Choice.
Skill Requirements :
Ability to multi-task and prioritize workload in a fast paced environment.
Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to manage change, problem solve and influence hiring behavior.
Ability to set clear goals and deliver into key objectives.
Demonstrated ability to work with all levels of leadership.
Ability to work on local, national and international searches.
Strong level of expertise within the market(s) you are responsible for and across multiple functions.
Demonstrated people management skills and the ability to lead people towards achieving objectives.
Strong project management skills.
Proven performance achieving goals and standards.
Demonstrates strong collaboration skills including the ability to set clear goals, involve others in decision making and building productive relationships.
Connects goals of the team to company vision. Strengthens partnerships between individuals and teams. Aligns individual goals with others to broaden company strategy.
Seeks out other perspectives and uses others contributions to enhance quality decisions. Establishes the right balance of collaboration and independence.
Is transparent with goals, objectives and the status of ongoing projects. Builds relationships with people throughout the organization.
Encourages others to contribute towards team goals. Addresses and corrects non-productive team behaviors.
Demonstrates a high level of confidence by setting high expectations for personal and team performance, the self-awareness and desire to learn and grow as a leader and the ability inspire and empower others to deliver and contribute.
Holds oneself and others accountable for delivering on commitments. Takes ownership of goals and responsibilities. Shows versatility and stamina to achieve goals.
Puts effort into their own and others personal and professional growth. Identifies opportunities to advance the knowledge and skills of others.
Uses recognition and celebration to energize and inspire others. Ensures team has the right tools and resources to achieve its goals.
Creates energy and motivation within their team and the broader TA organization.
Consistently seeks new and innovative solutions, creates an environment that fosters creativity and risk taking and has the ability to turn ideas into actions.
Encourages curiosity and active exploration of new ideas and opportunities. Uses a test and learn approach and allows for failure in pursuit of knowledge.
Pushes boundaries and challenges conventional thinking. Creates and environment that encourages creativity. Provides a safe environment for healthy skepticism and critical thinking.
Recognizes innovative thinking by helping advance ideas and acknowledge progress. Turns creative ideas into meaningful outcomes shows results.
Contributes to the ideas of others and allows others to influence ideas. Creates something new when necessary as well as supports existing ideas.
Experience Requirements :
University Degree in HR, Business or related field.
Minimum of 8 years’ experience in recruiting (agency or in-house)
Minimum 2 years’ experience in people management and leading teams by creating a high performance environment build around creativity and empowerment.
Experience directly / indirectly managing people towards business objectives.
Strong knowledge of the footwear, apparel, retail industry.
Track record of success driving a holistic recruitment strategy (needs assessment, planning, execution and embedding) for multiple functions and / or markets.
Demonstrated success independently executing against project deliverables, targets and mid-term, long term objectives as well as leading people towards achieving targets and deliverables.
Strong stakeholder management and stakeholder engagement experience including influencing senior leaders.
Has demonstrated a strong mind-set and results related to experience with a specific focus on candidates, managers and recruiters.
Demonstrated ability to work independently to achieve key objectives and make critical decisions.
Strong collaboration and partnership skills with HR, Business and Recruiting colleagues.
At adidas we have a winning culture. But to win, physical power is not enough. Just like athletes our employees need mental strength in their game.
We foster the athlete s mindset through a set of behaviors that we want to enable and develop in our people and that are at the core of our unique company culture the 3Cs : CONFIDENCE, COLLABORATION and CREATIVITY.
CONFIDENCE allows athletes to make quick decisions on the field, to reach higher. For us at adidas confidence means acknowledging that we don’t have all the answers.
But we are willing to take risks, we try new things. And if we fail, then this is part of our learning it helps us improve.
COLLABORATION . Every elite athlete relies on partners : coaches, teammates, and nutritionists. We, too, know that we are stronger together.
Winning as one team takes open and candid dialogue, inclusiveness and trust in each other’s abilities and talents.
Being the best sports company in the world takes CREATIVITY . No great athlete succeeds by copying their predecessors’ training plans and strategies.
We have to be open to new ideas, explore, gain an edge and stand out. Only then can we succeed.
adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.