Twitter looking for a director of recruitment

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Director of World Wide Recruiting
San Francisco, CA

Job Description
Twitter is about helping people discover and share what’s happening right now. The Twitter platform and product continues to help people engage in new ways, changing the nature of mass communication while bringing people together. As the product continues to grow in usage, we at Twitter are very serious about preserving our culture while we grow our employee base.

The Director of Worldwide Recruiting will help us grow in a fast yet carefully considered pace. This person will ensure that the culture strengthens with each additional hire. He/She will build, guide and lead the recruiting efforts for Twitter globally, managing a team of recruiters, sourcers and schedulers. As a member of the Human Resources team, his/her focus will be to develop a stellar talent acquisition organization, recruit top talent at an aggressive pace and implement scalable recruiting processes and metrics.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Providing innovative solutions to meet the staffing needs of the organization
• Developing a recruiting organization that is flexible enough to be able to quickly respond to the ever changing priorities, adapting and applying new approaches to different situations
• Establish and refine candidate sourcing strategies and execution
• Establish and run training programs to train the global team on Twitter’s culture
• Formulating and leading a sourcing strategy that cost effectively delivers world class talent across the organization
• Use culture as a leading filter to source and recruit
• Defining selection criteria for use in recruitment and development of potential candidates
• Develop cutting edge recruiting metrics that track success
• Ensuring cost effective recruitment and selection processes
• Meet/exceed business hiring targets in a timely and consistent fashion
• Collaborating with management HR colleagues to tailor recruitment strategy based on productivity and success metrics
• Ensure staffing and hiring practices are following all compliance and regulation guidelines
• Leveraging the use of IT applications and software within staffing
• Partnering with HR/Operations to determine and develop competitive compensation plans
• 10+ years of Human Resource experience as a generalist or specialist in a global organization, preferably within the technology industry
• At least 8 years of Recruiting/Staffing experience; with successful experience in building, leading and developing a high performing recruiting team
• Demonstrated knowledge of implanting a metrics driven recruiting process to ensure efficiency
• Must be technology and process savvy
• Proven track record in navigating through complex and high growth organizations
• Strong influencing skills to drive initiatives through to their successful conclusion
• Must have successfully scaled an organization and implemented recruiting best practices

Professional Attributes:

• Exhibits a key understanding of the importance of maintaining company culture during a key time of business and employee expansion
• Knowledge and understanding of nuances within labor markets and their subsequent impact on the recruiting function
• Has the ability to discuss strategic business issues and understands how they impact employees and organizational requirements
• Sought out for strategic business advice from an organizational/people perspective
• Must be technically sound and capable of streamlining processes in recruiting programs
• A change agent with experience in leading and successfully driving change, and working in best in class environments
• Open, candid and must have the ability to communicate good and bad news
• A results oriented focus
• Ability to manage the ambiguity and multiple priorities inherent in an entrepreneurial environment
• Natural leadership skills
• Effective team player abilities
• A commitment to inclusion/diversity
• Professional demeanor
• Monitors efficiency and effectiveness of others/processes and takes corrective action
• Inspires others to achieve high standards and adapt to change in order to reach the desired results
• Decisive; seizes opportunities and ensures fast implementations
• Ability to travel for business as needed