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Recruiting Manager, Intl Consumer/Corporate (UK)


London, United Kingdom


We are looking for an innovative, customer-obsessed recruiting manager to lead full life cycle recruiting for a group of customers within the International Corporate & Kindle Content business. In this role you will partner with hiring managers and HR business partners to set and drive strategy, goals, process, and metrics while managing a client-aligned recruiting team. You will ensure that candidates are recruited quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively in order to meet the ongoing needs of a rapidly growing business, solving complex recruitment challenges and developing your own career and skill set along the way.

· Own delivery of this segment of hiring to Amazon in the UK, ensuring a proactive and targeted approach to attracting the best talent
· Lead a team responsible for identifying, assessing and closing mid-senior level candidates and for providing outstanding candidate experience
· Partner with senior stakeholders to provide first-class recruiting support and advice on hiring strategy
· Interact with recruiting teams from subsidiaries and international locations to provide consolidated view of organizational staffing.
· Operate as an expert in industry best practices, monitoring new trends and opportunities to consistently raise the standard for
· Analyze and implement process improvements.
· Develop creative and effective sourcing strategies and plans to build pipelines for top candidates across all areas of the organization
· Oversee relationships with recruitment preferred suppliers and other external organizations
· Implement and enforce consistency with our recruiting policies and procedure
· Represent the company at external events when required
· Ensure the quality of our recruiting process by facilitating skills training for managers
· Ensure 100 % data accuracy of our recruitment database. Track and analyze statistical recruiting data to determine effectiveness of all recruiting activities, including time to hire and cost per hire.
· Lead or deliver on UK and EU wide recruitment projects as defined by the local and EU teams.
· Communicate effectively and partner with HR and Training teams, ensuring combined objectives are achieved
· Work to develop the employer brand through advertising, promotion, and community involvement with recruitment focused local events
· Participate in or lead relevant training for the TA department and wider business
If you thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment, this is the place for you: you will have a huge impact on Amazon's growth as we find and attract the highest quality talent.


· Several years of recruiting experience gained in an on-site, customer-facing role
· Experience building, coaching and managing a high performance full-cycle recruiting team in a comparable high-tech, matrixed corporate environment
· Experience working with tools of the trade, including Internet sourcing tools and advanced Excel
· Broad exposure to general corporate hiring including senior professional services
· Proven track record of results including through direct sourcing strategies
· Skilled at partnering with hiring managers in diverse locations including the US to build effective sourcing strategies and relationships
· Demonstrated customer service focus, and proven track record in providing an excellent candidate experience and meeting SLA goals
· Results-focussed, highly adaptable and flexible; used to working in a fast paced environment to deliver against company hiring goals
· Excellent negotiation skills and professional presence; able to partner effectively with senior stakeholders externally and internally
· Able to work efficiently and accurately when under pressure to meet tight deadlines
· Strong academic track record including 2:1 (or equivalent) undergraduate degree
· Fluency in written and spoken English is required


· Experience working in a matrixed environment and with managers in the US as well as EU desired
· Relevant sector experience within an agency at manager/sr manager level
· Organized, pragmatic people who thrive in a results oriented environment are encouraged to apply
· Skilled at partnering with hiring teams to build effective sourcing, assessment, and closing approaches with an ability to manage customer/partner expectations through a deep understanding of ROI
· Workforce planning experience

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.


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