22 days old

Ericsson Head of Talent Acquisition, Market Area North America

Ericsson, Inc.
Plano, Texas
  • Job Status
    Full Time


The Head of Talent Acquisition will build the North American talent strategy, drive flawless execution and bring in over 1000 change-makers into the company. The incumbent will partner closely with leaders and HRBPs to understand the business strategy and develop a robust talent acquisition strategy in support of business needs and requirements.

The Head of Talent Acquisition will have overall responsibility for recruitment strategy and delivery.  This includes driving the continued evolution and innovation of how recruitment services are delivered to the business, including employer branding, diversity recruitment and university relations strategies. This role will have overall responsibility for innovative and emerging talent acquisition strategies, along with the design and delivery of simplified recruitment processes across all categories of recruitment.

The successful candidate will possess strong business knowledge, exhibit effective communication skills, understand recruiting across traditional and digital channels, have exceptional leadership skills, and demonstrate the ability to deliver highly qualified candidates in alignment with Ericsson’s growth and people strategy. If you have demonstrated experience in a senior recruiting leadership position and know how to build a strong employer brand, we’d like to meet you!


Responsibilities & Tasks

  • Build talent pipelines for current and future hiring requirements.
  • Design and lead all sourcing and recruitment strategies and programs.
  • Manage external partnerships with recruitment process outsourced partners, universities and additional 3rd party suppliers.
  • Develop and deploy effective employer branding tactics in support of talent acquisition strategy.
  • Prepare and review annual recruitment budget.
  • Ensure proper recruitment and onboarding processes are in place that provide a positive candidate and hiring manager experience.
  • Partner with business leaders and HR Business Partners to forecast hiring needs based on business growth plans.
  • Lead overall evaluation of recruitment process outsourced model effectiveness.
  • Participate in and host recruitment events to drive awareness of Ericsson.
  • Lead executive recruitment through internal channels and executive search partners.
  • Measure and report key recruitment performance measures and service level agreements.
  • Partner closely with leaders and HRBPs to develop a robust talent acquisition strategy, including university relations, diversity recruiting, and pipelining capability to fill future roles.
  • Design and secure deployment of policies, processes and tools, while effectively managing suppliers and providing expert advice.
  • Develop and execute innovative solutions, driven by technology evolution in the talent acquisition area.   


Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science, preferably in Business or Human Resources.
  • Graduate degree is preferred.
  • Proven work experience as a Talent Acquisition Director, or similar level role.
  • Minimum of 5 years of senior recruiting experience.
  • Experience in Executive recruiting is desired.
  • Demonstrable experience managing full-cycle recruiting and employer branding initiatives.
  • Solid understanding of sourcing techniques and tools (e.g., social networks).
  • Hands-on experience with Applicant Tracking Systems and HR databases.
  • Experience successfully managing in a RPO environment, driving quality hiring and process improvements that impact total time to fill.
  • Knowledge and understanding of market trends and experience driving Best in Class practices in TA.
  • Ability to drive significant change management in support of business strategic goals.
  • Ability to engage, inspire, and influence people towards a shared goal.
  • Ability to analyze data and develop solutions to impact improvements.
  • Experience in the software and/or services delivery sector is desired.


DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Therefore employees assigned may be required to perform additional job tasks required by the manager.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans.  We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Ericsson provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, protected veteran status, union membership or genetics information.

Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training and development.

Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, protected veteran status, union membership or genetic information.

Ericsson will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by Ericsson or (c) consistent with Ericsson’s legal duty to furnish information.

Employee Polygraph Protection Act Notice - Employers are generally prohibited from requiring or requesting any employee or job applicant to take a lie detector test, and from discharging, disciplining, or discriminating against an employee or prospective employee for refusing to take a test or for exercising other rights under the Act.  For more information, visit https://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf.

Ericsson is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing reasonable  accommodation for qualified disabled individuals during the application and hiring process.  Ericsson will make modifications or adjustments to the job application or interview process that will enable a qualified applicant to be considered for a position.  If you require an accommodation due to a disability, please contact Ericsson at hr.direct.dallas@ericsson.com or (866) 374-2272 (US) or (877) 338-9966 (Canada) for further assistance.


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