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Head of EMEA Talent Acquisition at Juniper Networks

Juniper Networks is leading the revolution in networking, making it one of the most exciting technology companies in Silicon Valley today. Since being founded by Pradeep Sindhu, Dennis Ferguson, and Bjorn Liencres nearly 20 years ago, Juniper’s sole mission has been to create innovative products and solutions that meet the growing demands of the connected world.

Head of EMEA Talent Acquisition at Juniper Networks

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About the job

We are looking for a leader for our EMEA Talent Acquisition team who can drive change, inspire trust, and take ownership for delivering top talent in a highly competitive market. You will be responsible for the strategic delivery of the EMEA TA regional function and play a key role as driver/enabler for the Global TA strategy. We need you; your voice, your ideas, and your ambition as we enter a period of hiring that will fuel our growth this year and into the future!

In 2022 Juniper has been voted a “Great Place to Work”, a LinkedIn “Top Company” and one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies” by Fortune. We offer a competitive salary, company bonus, pension, car allowance, and other benefits – even a Cycle to Work scheme! You’ll be part of our hybrid work model; primarily based in your home office while working a few days per month in our newly designed space in Staines.

Your Future Duties And Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the strategic delivery and functioning of the EMEA Talent Acquisition function, leading and shaping our recruiting efforts across Europe and Latin America. You will act as a trusted advisor to our business leaders; recommending and implementing talent acquisition strategies in support of Juniper’s corporate objectives. Above all, you'll be an ambassador of our mission and values (the “Juniper Way”); strengthening our employer brand and inspiring candidates to join us

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • Serve as a mentor, coach, sounding board and leader for a hard-working team of Recruiters, Sourcers and Coordinators in the UK, Netherlands, and Romania.

  • Personally own key sales and leadership roles in the region, working with senior partners across all business units

  • Bring innovation in the way we run our TA activities in EMEA and globally. Strive to enhance candidate and hiring manager experience as well as our overall employer brand.

  • Use creative approaches to finding and attracting underrepresented talent - hiring diverse talent is critical to our corporate beliefs and strategy

Required Qualifications to be successful in this role

  • At least 10 years' experience in senior Talent Acquisition roles including working in a large international company. High tech industry experience is required

  • Experience leading, coaching and scaling a Talent Acquisition team

  • Ability to inspire and develop remote teams.

  • Expertise in EMEA recruitment best practices including employer branding, diversity hiring programs and sourcing methods for sales, engineering and corporate roles

  • Experience working with senior leaders in a very fast paced, agile environment, proactively using HR metrics and data to evaluate, educate and make data driven decisions

  • Good balance between strategic thinking and the ability to just get things done!

Do you want to be part of a smart and dedicated team, one that is diverse, collaborative, and tight knit, with people coming from all walks of life? Come join Juniper and help us Power Connections and Empower Change.

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