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Director of Talent Acquisition

Closing date
24 May 2024

Job Details

We're searching for a dynamic Director of Talent Acquisition to drive recruitment for our rapidly growing team. You'll lead and develop our recruitment teams across EMEA, Americas and APAC, foster relationships with senior leadership, implement innovative TA approaches, and leverage data-driven insights to revolutionize our practices. If you're ready to make a profound impact and champion our employer brand, join us in shaping the future of talent acquisition.

Your Mission

- You will own recruiting efforts for our global organization (EMEA, Americas and APAC), developing a deep understanding of our priorities and supporting your team in achieving these across all functions
- You will manage, coach, and develop a talented and growing team of Recruiters and other TA Leaders
- You will be expected to build strong relationships with our senior leadership group across all business functions; You will guide them to adopt best practices, champion diversity and attract best-in-class talent; You will act as their strategic thought partner to ensure we scale our operations in the right way
- You will define and develop innovative approaches to how we source and recruit diverse talent on the market
- You will define how technology will support us in our recruiting efforts, as well as provide data driven insights to innovate our TA practices
- You will work as part of the Talent Leadership group to define our people agenda across all regions and functions

Your Story

- A real expert in the talent acquisition field, you've worked in recruitment for at least 15 years - you have a deep understanding of the practice
- You have experience scaling teams globally in an environment of increased complexity, with a strong retail component
- Strong leadership skills with at least 10 years of experience leading global high-performing TA teams across different regions - a conscious leader with the vision required to manage a large team, you inspire the trust and respect of everyone around you
- You bring experience innovating talent acquisition practice with technology (introducing tools, AI, automation etc.)
- Focused on high-impact results, you know that the best way to solve problems is with practicality and logic. You bring a track record of project management on a global scale
- You thrive when you don't have all the answers, you work tirelessly and autonomously in order to turn ideas into reality
- Able to make even the most complex problems easy to understand, your real talent lies in the creation of simple, impactful solutions
- Even in the most ambiguous situation, you make educated decisions, using data to identify the root cause of a problem before creatively and efficiently identifying the solutions with the biggest possible impact; Experience working with data insights and translating them into tangible TA strategies is essential
- You're passionate about finding new ways to innovate, optimize and increase efficiency
- Truly business savvy, you're quick to understand and navigate both risks and opportunities; You have a track record of successfully aligning the Talent Acquisition function with business objectives and have directly contributed to the growth of the organization by fostering relationships with key stakeholders and adapting recruitment strategies to address specific business needs
- Your forte is building lasting relationships, a skill that comes in very handy when it comes to managing the expectations of a variety of stakeholders; You are able to see the bigger picture and understand how Talent Acquisition works within the broader landscape of the Talent team and On as a company

Meet The Team

Being part of the talent team at On means consistently questioning the status quo. We don't do things just because they are what "HR does". We build, grow, enable, and empower the team to drive the future of On. Because this is what matters to us. Because we are On.

What We Offer

On is a place that is centered around growth and progress. We offer an environment designed to give people the tools to develop holistically - to stay active, to learn, explore and innovate. Our distinctive approach combines a supportive, team-oriented atmosphere, with access to personal self-care for both physical and mental well-being, so each person is led by purpose.

On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination.


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