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Vice President of Talent Acquisition

Company: SmartBear
Location: Somerville
Posted on: June 19, 2022

Job Description:

MADE BY PASSIONATE PEOPLEOur users are passionate about transforming the world. We're passionate about helping them do it.With over 16 million users at 24,000 companies in 194 countries, we're behind the software that powers some of the most innovate companies in the world. Our tools support teams through every stage of the software development lifecycle (SDLC). Whether it's writing code, finding bugs, or simply working better together, we've got them covered. About the position: SmartBear is looking for a dynamic and successful Vice President Talent Acquisition to assess, improve and scale our global talent acquisition strategies, processes, and programs to ensure we hire the best employees and provides candidates an engaging experience. SmartBear plans to more than double in both headcount and revenue by 2024. Our growth for the next three to five years will achieved through a balance of organic and acquisitions. While many companies may have challenges in with the headwinds of the uncertain economic outlook, SmartBear will break that mold and thrive in the face of these headwinds. With our strong business model and financials, we will continue to hire and acquire companies. We are looking for someone with experience building high-growth tech companies, who has a passion for global work, who demonstrates grit and agility, and who has the ability and experience to operate both strategically and tactically in a fast-paced, competitive, high-volume environment.What you will do:

  • Reporting directly to CHRO, build and manage our internal recruiting team to execute on our global growth plans to scale the company to 2000 employees by 2025
  • Partner with our RPO vendor to assess, develop, implement, and refine global recruiting strategies to attract and hire top talent for SmartBear with a commitment to diverse hiring practices
  • Establish global sourcing strategies and a network of partners
  • Partner with business leaders and Human Resources colleagues to anticipate talent needs and to pro-actively build a pipeline of ready-now candidates
  • Utilize reporting and analytics to assess trends and identify opportunities to evolve sourcing strategies
  • Collaborate with and across all departments and stakeholders globally to effectively communicate and overcome any potential obstacles
  • Champion SmartBear culture and ensure cultural consistency as the company grows and scales
  • Build long term strategies to increase our employer brand
  • Manage the recruiting budget, vendors, and all associated recruiting expenses
  • Source and manage a high-volume / global requisition workload
  • Responsible for the selection, implementation, and ongoing use of all recruiting tools and platforms
  • Support global best practices, including regional legal requirements
  • Develop sourcing strategies through a variety of channels including the use of social media platforms, events and vendor relationships Requirements
    • 10+ years of progressive global talent acquisition experience with a proven track record of success leading a global TA function
    • Experience building and leading a team of international recruiters for a high-growth company
    • Proven success attracting and hiring Tech, Sales, Marketing, Finance, and leadership positions with experience building out existing and emerging markets
    • Ability to build effective relationships with all levels of an organization including C-Suite
    • Ability to develop and utilize analytics to identify trends
    • Experience working with global compensation benchmarking tools for sourcing and recruiting purposes, as well as a solid understanding of the employee lifecyclePreferred experience
      • Experience working at a software product, startup, and/or private equity owned organization
      • Experience working with an RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing) partner
      • Bachelor's degree About SmartBear At SmartBear, we focus on your one priority that never changes: quality. We know delivering quality software over and over is complicated. So our tools are built to streamline your process while seamlessly working with the products you use - and will use. Whether it's TestComplete, Swagger, Cucumber, ReadyAPI, Zephyr, or one of our other tools, we span from test automation, API lifecycle, collaboration, performance testing, test management, and more. Whichever you need, they're easy to try, easy to buy, and easy to integrate. We're used by 15 million developers, testers, and operations engineers at 24,000+ organizations - including world-renowned innovators like Adobe, JetBlue, FedEx, and Microsoft. Wherever you're going, we'll help you get there. Learn more at, or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.

Keywords: SmartBear, Somerville , Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Executive , Somerville, Massachusetts

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