As we continue to build our new Sourcing function here at Booking.com, we are now seeking an experienced Sourcing Manager to join us! You will be managing a team of technology Sourcer's who are responsible for building a top-of-funnel strategy for attracting passive and active top talent. Your team supports the Talent Acquisition team by setting the sourcing strategies for all level positions, by craft and functional area, for high volume and difficult to fill roles.
You will support the inbound sourcers facilitating a world-class candidate experience by conducting a key part of the recruitment process and become an expert on inbound trends and channels to talent, educating your hiring community (Recruiters and Hiring Managers) on key challenges.
As the function, team and your role become more established you will then also be responsible for building an outbound sourcing team for a specific Data Analytics technology craft. You will partner with Recruitment Managers, Principal Recruiters and Business Leaders in this craft to understand hiring needs, team dynamics and the evolution of crafts and business units to create elaborate sourcing strategies to match those needs.
Tasks & Responsibilities
Ensure that the Sourcing team is proactive in achieving hiring targets
Design and implement effective outbound sourcing strategies for several crafts, business units and functions based on an understanding of the market and each specific role
Create pipelines of prequalified candidates for current and future positions with the goal of increasing the level of candidate flow and customer service to internal clients
Design top-of-funnel strategies alongside (partnering with) Recruitment managers, other Sourcing Managers, Researchers and Hiring Teams, serving as the subject matter expert on the competitive landscape and on creative sourcing techniques.
Develop and drive continuous improvements that positively impact talent pipelines for current and future positions
Leads, supervises, develop and motivates a (dispersed) team of Senior Individual Contributors to deliver on the promise to source a diverse candidate pipeline and slate
Communicates regularly with key stakeholders; for example reports and insights on market and talent intelligence, and sourcing channels efficiency
Partners with Talent Acquisition Leadership team and CoE’s, to improve the sourcing & recruitment process and the effectiveness of the selection process in the organisation including the adoption of the process, the application of metrics, measurement, reporting and taking action to close gaps
Is informed of market trends, research, sourcing and recruiting practices, sourcing technology and tools
Proactively shares sourcing topics, progress, innovations and results
Monitors budget and sourcing investments
Monitors labor legislation and implements required changes to ensure compliance
Conducts 1:1’s, performance evaluations and prepares developmental plans for staff
Manages workload of direct reports, approves sickness, holidays, expenses, event attendance
Adheres to the management recipe and supports the Booking Values in the day to day work of direct reports
Develops and implement forecasts and manage team- and customer-facing metrics
Continually develops domain knowledge of the sourcing function
Manages multiple tasks and meet deadlines
Handles multiple problems simultaneously with high judgment
Built and led a high performing sourcing or recruiting team within technology crafts
Strong track record in building/setting up data driven, diverse and agile sourcing and attraction strategies
Is solution oriented, result driven, proactive and flexible
Has strong project management skills; organisational skills and ability to manage complex strategic and operational processes
Has excellent stakeholder management; demonstrated ability to partner with key senior stakeholders in implementing and delivering global recruiting initiatives, partners and influences (senior) leadership, is self-confident and capable in building proactive and meaningful relationships throughout our global organisation
Experience leading cross-functional teams in an international environment
Engaging leader that supports teamwork and putting others forward
Demonstrates personal accountability and integrity
Is collaborative, focuses on team spirit and knowledge sharing, and understand the value of working as one team
Occasional domestic and international travel is to be expected in this role