• Recruiter

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
    689405
    Company
    Amazon UK Services Ltd.
  • Job Description

    At Amazon we believe that every day is still day one.
    A day to take a first step. A day to look forwards to new challenges. And today is that day for you. It's your day to be part of something great. A day to make your ideas come to life. And your day to join a company that redefines itself every day. That's the energy and passion behind Amazon. At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright and driven people. Amazon is one of the most recognizable brand names in the world and we distribute millions of products each year to our loyal customers.

    Make history and become part of an amazing recruiting team at Amazon. We need a Recruiter to help bring Amazon to the next level by bringing in the best operations talent in the world. The Recruiter will work with a small, yet established team of recruiters and a recruiting coordinator. To be great in this role, you'll need to use your skills to create fantastic job postings, research, network with passive candidates, work closely with hiring managers and executives you support, and create robust sourcing strategies that will attract the best and the brightest. It's a fast-paced role, on a fun and cohesive team.

    Candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent research and hunting skills via internet, phone or other channels. Candidates will have a reputation for being exceptional at candidate generation, organization, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, have an ability to prioritize their time, demonstrate push-back and a sense of urgency, and understand the value of providing amazing customer service.
    Core Responsibilities:

    • Partner with hiring teams to build effective sourcing, assessment, and closing approaches with an ability to manage customer/partner expectations through a deep understanding of return on investment.
    • Must be able to understand how to recruit passive candidates and possess the mentality to “profile people and gauge chemistry of candidates for fit and understand their motivation" rather than sell a role.
    • Build and maintain network of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management; conducts in-depth interviews of potential candidates, demonstrating ability to anticipate hiring manager preferences through high offer-to-interview ratios.
    • Recommend ideas and strategies related to recruitment of talent that will contribute to the long-range growth of the company, implementing any new processes and fine-tuning current processes for recruiting that fits within Amazon's mission to deliver the highest quality results to the customer.
    • Articulate in writing a plan with deliverables, timelines and a formal tracking process.
    • Interview candidates within the framework of the position specification and Amazon’s Leadership Principles. Possess strong ability to screen, interview and prepare a candidate slate within an appropriate and consistent timeline.
    • Participate in special projects/recruiting initiatives, including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, leveraging of internal sources of talent and identification of top performers for senior-level openings.
    • Strong client focus and commitment to continuous improvement; ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships, must pursue conscious cost-containment efforts in recruiting, continually seek new sourcing options, and develop creative approaches to delivering candidates to the customer.
    • Strong communication skills, organizational and negotiation skills, with a keen focus on delivering business results.
    • Ability to execute recruiting strategy, including employer promotion in the marketplace, candidate management, diversity sourcing, and interview process management.
    • Strong consulting skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, as a team leader and member.
    • Possess strong analytic skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team.


    Basic Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications
    • Experience building sourcing plans for a client group
    • Prior experience managing a 360 recruitment process
    • Experience with online sourcing techniques
    • Bachelor's Degree


    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Experience recruiting into an engineering/manufacturing environment a plus
    • Skilled at partnering with hiring teams to build effective sourcing, assessment, and closing approaches with an ability to manage customer/partner expectations
    • Strong analytics, with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong mentoring skills preferred
    • Mix of agency and corporate recruiting experience a plus
    • Ability to speak multiple European languages




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