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Senior Recruiter - EMEA

Dublin Ireland or Farnborough UK
Permanent | Full Time
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Job Description

Our Company

Looking for an environment that encourages collaboration, making an impact and where you’ll contribute fresh ideas? At ViaSat we foster an environment of inspiration, resulting in a driven and cutting-edge company with advancing innovation. If you’re interested in continued growth, meaningful contributions, and have the flexibility to perform in dynamic team environments, then ViaSat is a fit for you!

Our culture empowers us to do things that other companies would find very difficult, if not impossible. It is uniquely ViaSat and, intentionally, not like any other company.

Our Team

People & Culture - Talent Acquisition is the people business of ViaSat. We attract, manage and engage our talent through advanced programs and global processes to support every candidate in understanding how they contribute to our business, how they can develop professionally and how they can maximize their personal potential.

Your Opportunity

You’ll play a key role as the first recruiter to support the EMEA market. You will get a chance to build out the EMEA TA organization as it grows over the years. As the first EMEA Recruiter you will partner with the global Talent Acquisition team, the EMEA business leaders to deliver recruiting solutions that will help ViaSat reach the goal of connecting the world through high speed satellite communications. Working with smart, innovative people you’ll be recognized and rewarded for delivering first class services with the highest client satisfaction all while ensuring the candidate experience is industry leading. You will engage in direct recruiting across EMEA as well as act as a vendor manager where 3rd party agencies are being used in region.

Our Ideal Candidate

You are a business-savvy, innovative problem solver with a positive, “can do” attitude recruiter. You have well-honed skills that can sniff out great talent, you are well organized that gives you the ability to balance multiple priorities and meet specific hiring demands. You consider yourself to be flexible – comfortable with change and will continually adjust your work habits to adapt to ViaSat recruiting practices; ensuring they are consistently applied. You’ll also have the confidence and knowledge to influence others in a collaborative environment. Building strong relationships throughout the organizations is imperative to success in this position. You are also someone that can start out small and grow with the team and the region.

Your Responsibilities

This position is a hybrid between full life cycle recruiting and TA program manager. Your objective is to meet headcount goals and implement recruitment strategies for aligned business units. You’ll collaborate with a dedicated global sourcing team to provide the highest quality candidates across the business; then guide hiring managers and candidates through the selection and interview process.

Working with our TA team you’ll develop sourcing strategies, tactics and leverage online recruiting resources as well as our in-house ATS and CRM to both identify and recruit the very best candidates. In addition you will prescreen and interview candidates, utilizing behavioral based interviewing methodologies as well as work with the Scheduling Coordinator to manage interview scheduling and logistics with candidates and hiring managers. You’ll be expected to prepare candidates for interviews by providing specific information on ViaSat’s business strategy, department background, and position requirements. Also, you’ll educate hiring managers on market research fundamentals pertaining to their relevant jobs, and collaborate on interview techniques when necessary as well as organize; lead and document post-interview debrief / feed-back with interview teams and candidates.

Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Thorough and efficient capturing of candidate information, and documenting within ViaSat’s CRM and ATS
  • Provide recruitment status metrics to all pertinent, stakeholders regularly
  • Assist with the training, mentoring, and developing of junior recruiting staff as needed over time
  • Provide cross-functional recruiting coverage for team members on leave / vacation / absence or crunch times as needed

Your Qualifications

  • 7+ years’ experience as an in-house/corporate Technical Recruiter for an enterprise company is a MUST
  • Expert level of knowledge in all full lifecycle recruiting components including, but not limited to, sourcing, qualifying, networking, assessing, legal, job analysis, wage and salary trends, relationship management, and due diligence
  • Strong ATS / CRM systems user with an Intermediate knowledge of MS Office suite of applications

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