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VP of Talent Acquisition

About Typeform

One sunny Barcelona morning, two designers sat down to build a beautiful lead gen form for a bathroom company’s showroom. They ended up reimagining the data collection experience, and realized it was one idea they wouldn’t be flushing down the toilet. Today, Typeform is a team of over 300 people from more than 35 countries, with offices in Barcelona, Spain and San Francisco, US.

We’re building a world where brands, businesses, and their communities can have more personal relationships with the people who matter most. To do this, we give people the tools they need to have conversational experiences at scale—because meaningful relationships start with conversations.

From online lead forms and engaging quizzes, to face-to-face encounters in the office, help us build more meaningful relationships, one conversation at a time.

About the Team

Typeform is scaling fast and so is the People team. In this role, you will closely work together with the Chief People Officer and Head of Talent Acquisition on positioning Typeform’s brand as one of the top employers of choice within SaaS in the world. You’ll attract the best A-players globally to help Typeform grow from 350 to 1500+ employees by partnering with Managers and the Leadership team.  Besides, you will closely work with the entire People team in a wide variety of cross-functional projects.

About the Role

This is a compelling leadership role for a VP of Global Talent Acquisition to join us on an incredibly exciting journey. You will be instrumental in creating a clear and solid Talent Acquisition strategy and roadmap and be a key contributor to the broader People strategy, reporting to the Chief People Officer.

What you’ll do:

  • Define talent needs for the TA team to anticipate its scale and continuously raise the bar. Assess missing skills, development opportunities and propose actions to bridge the gap.
  • Build career paths and succession plans including staffing needs to anticipate and face our recruitment needs at scale. 
  • Develop top TA processes, define best practices, develop scalable frameworks, implement tools and build a data-first mindset. 
  • Audit operating standards and metrics to increase speed and quality of hiring; Among others, you have a track record of success above industry benchmarks and a strong command of: Candidate experience, candidate qualification, TTH/TTF, quality of hire, cost of hire, offer acceptance rate, hires to goal, sourcing channel efficiency, adverse impact, and hiring manager experience.
  • Reduce time to hire below industry benchmarks without putting quality at risk and increasing employee retention.
  • Audit and Improve our candidate experience journey to make it unparalleled and seamless, including a smooth handshake with the onboarding teams and adoption of TA and hiring teams.
  • Continuously improve our candidate assessment processes and tools, so that we keep raising the bar and ensuring we hire the perfect matches as we scale. 
  • Evangelise, advice and train hiring teams to excel at identifying, assessing and attracting top talent and continuously raise the bar.
  • Define D&I recruitment roadmap taking into account the data we’ve to keep building a diverse and inclusive workplace at scale. 
  • Position Typeform's employer brand as one of the most well-knows employers of choice within SaaS B2B globally.
  • Audit Typeform’s employer brand and social media channels and build a compelling program to increase leads at multiple levels and diverse audiences globally.
  • Build the "Typeform University" to attract and nurture top junior talent globally and create the required talent density in a proactive manner anticipating our scaling needs.
  • Recruit for Key/Senior Leadership roles and act as a trusted advisor for the LT and Senior Leadership.

About You

Here's what we are after:

  • 12 years+ of relevant working experience within Talent Acquisition and being recognised as a Subject Matter Expert in the field both in-company and externally based on your TA and overall business knowledge.
  • 5 years+ of successful and proven experience building, managing and developing high performing teams of 10+ direct reports and +40 team members distributed globally, in different time zones (ideally US and Europe), within a hyper-growth fast scaling well known SaaS company (Bonus points for B2BC) that has a compelling brand users love.
  • Proven track record of success starting as a Recruiter/Sourcer and growing fast into a manager, and then a manager of managers.
  • Demonstrable success in building forward-thinking talent strategy with Executives and TA teams in a collaborative fashion, shaping the strategy accordingly, and being considered as a key partner/advisor and SME. 
  • Proven experience building a unique employer brand that people recognise and want to work for globally (experience with prizes and recognition is a must).
  • Experience building "Talent Nurturing" programs (i.e. Internal University) to create talent density through hiring top young talent globally at scale.
  • Experiencing building strong relationships with both top universities as well as under represented groups/NGOs and fostering an approach that increases diversity and inclusivity.
  • Adept at presenting and communicating complex plans in a simple and compelling manner. 
  • Expertise in adopting evidenced-based solutions that result in greater diversity and inclusion in hiring efforts.
  • Deep understanding of Total Rewards trends and Salary strategies to attract (and retain) top, scarce talent globally.
  • Creation of a “people-friendly” environment at a scale where people do not perceive the impact of the TA Ops but just get the benefits of it through a seamless experience.
  • Data-driven first approach by having data as an ally to back your decisions. You have implemented meaningful and relevant Dashboards from scratch.
  • Excellent forecasting and planning skills (i.e. Yearly Headcount planning) that are easily translated into KPIs and dashboards
  • Experience in researching and implementing ATS (bonus points for Greenhouse) from scratch. You know how to get the best out of it in terms of flows, automation, and integrations.
  • Proficient on state-of-the-art sourcing tools, networking platforms, automation tools, employee referrals, social media tools, background checks, Google analytics and other reporting and tracking tools.
  • Strong methodological background in recruitment E2E, knowing how to define, implement, roll-out, continuously improve and influence on the use of best practices. 
  • You have a growth mindset and a positive soul, you can think outside the box and are ready to find solutions, not problems.
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves, embracing a dynamic & high-growth environment and contributing to its success above and beyond.

Interested? Hit Apply now and show us what you’ve got.

*Today, more than 2.5M people from all over the world use Typeform. We celebrate the diversity of our customer base, and we want our employees to reflect those differences. At Typeform, we’re committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We strive to be a more equal opportunity workplace.

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Why work at Typeform?

Good question. Here are a few reasons...

Scaling a meaningful culture

We start from empathy, always with the customer in mind. We bring our best everyday, owning our mistakes, remaining accountable, delivering results fast and learning faster. We win (and lose) together. And we encourage each other along the way, adding a human touch.

Make yourself at home

Today we are a Hybrid company, learning to get the best of in-office and WFH environments, constantly learning and improving to help everyone have the best setup for success. Some examples are: top-notch gear, WFH setup + monthly support allowance, private health insurance, mental health support, discounted gym access, wonderful events and many other perks.

Flexibility is king

As we scale, we are upgrading our ways of working to adapt to a more asynchronous way of working, which combined with all the flexibility you need to perform like a grown-up who does not need to be chased, eases night-owls and early birds from all over the world to go the extra mile and deliver their best work ever.

Over 35 nationalities

Typeform is a diverse and inclusive group of professionals from all over the world on a mission to Inspire brands to have meaningful conversations, at scale. With so many different perspectives, we get to learn from each other, improving ourselves every day.

Keep on learning

At Typeform, you'll learn something new every day. Growing fast means more opportunities for everyone, and we encourage you to drive your own journey with us and keep developing yourself professionally with your own L&D budget.

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