Recruitment Lead

Position: Recruitment Lead

Provide knowledge and expertise in talent acquisition including candidate attraction and selection, recruitment techniques, and assessments, Develop and execute a talent sourcing strategy. Develop a roadmap for immediate and long-term hiring goals for professional, executive and campus recruiting functions, with a focus on Volvo core values, for the Volvo group.

Role & Responsibilities:
  • Developing creative strategies to secure top-tiered talent utilizing prior experience with successful tools and channels.
  • Partnering with stakeholders to build and execute strategies to convert passive talent into a strategic pipeline talent.
  • Manage a team of 2-5 sourcers and provide ongoing support and development that continues to strengthen and grow the team’s sourcing and recruiting abilities.
  • Experience with social-media hiring (Linkedin, Twitter, FB etc.), technology-focused forums (GitHub, StackOverflow etc.) and other sourcing channels
  • Experience utilizing Boolean search strings across multiple channels and passionate about creative sourcing
  • Identify and engage with both passive and active talent through use of Boolean, LinkedIn, Social Media, and creative search techniques
  • Drawing on recruitment expertise and best practice to enhance the company's employer brand in the market, drive high candidate engagement and support business objectives.
  • Implement and improve sourcing strategies in ways that lead to measurable results in recruiting metrics (e.g., response rates, time to fill, conversion rates, hires, lower third-party agency utilization).
  • Development and ongoing management of recruitment marketing programs, campaigns that drive results to solve specific business challenges. Using Digital /online/ offline channels, to create business segment identity and transformation.
  • Manage the sourcing process including allocation of the workload across the sourcing team by overseeing the volume, activities and results.
  • Lead strategic sourcing initiatives that target and identify talent for a wide range of roles, including hard-to-fill or niche positions.
  • Identify and recommend opportunities for improvement to existing sourcing processes, procedures and systems.
  • Create and deliver sourcing training modules across India, UA and EMEA to both sourcers and recruiters.
  • Identify best in class sourcing tools to support the sourcing strategy.
  • Identify external trends and innovative recruiting and sourcing techniques to maintain competitive edge.
  • Serve as subject matter expert to the Talent Acquisition leadership and business leadership by sharing market data, identifying and making recommendations on industry standards, market availability and talent shortages.
  • Design, plan and execute employer branding activities
  • Manage vendor relationships and employee referral for sourcing optimally to hire best talent.
Preferred Experience & knowledge:
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 to 15 years of experience sourcing with good understanding of full life-cycle recruiting
  • Experience from working in a global organization preferred
  • Experience in staffing and the recruiting lifecycle.
  • Experience in building and executing a talent acquisition strategy.
  • Knowledge of hiring though Social Media and professional networking sites like
Required Competency:
  • Ability to develop recommendations and implement solutions to promote ongoing improvements.
  • Ability to maintain confidence and professionalism when leading others through ambiguous and complex situations.
  • Advanced understanding of sourcing techniques and tools to identify, nurture, and hire passive talent
  • Proven experience in Talent Mapping, Research and Competitive Intelligence
  • Passion for building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams
  • Effective communication, teamwork, and client service skills.
  • Ability to work with various departments and foster teamwork.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Data and analytical orientation to develop meaningful metrics
  • Experience in creating & using complex boolean search strings
  • Experience in developing social media sourcing and branding strategies to attract top talent.
  • Have experience in the talent landscape researching and presenting it to the stakeholders.
  • Maintains business relationships with senior HR and/or line management . He/She is an expert in talent sourcing skills, search ,market information. All sourcers report into him/her and he/she reports to recruitment head of the country /regions he /she supports
  • Responsible for sourcing and identifying talents through various sourcing channels . Expertise in identifying the best channel.
  • Perform pre-screening & interviewing as per Job requisitions, and he guides his team in best ways of doing screening
  • Responsible for publishing weekly, monthly dashboards to Recruitment head and the recruitment lead he/she supports .
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of Employer Branding, the Volvo Groups global recruiting organization, recruitment strategies and trends.
  • Responsible for meeting set KPI’s & SLA’s.
  • Ensures the set guidelines by the Volvo Group ( Sourcing Guidelines, Job posting Guideline, Recruitment Policy, etc) are followed.
  • Building and maintaining a competitive intelligence & database of resources to create a talent pipeline for current and future hiring needs. Responsible for training, development, motivation and retention of his team.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands - Volvo, Volvo Penta, Terex Trucks, SDLG, Renault Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, Mack, Eicher, Dongfeng Trucks and Arquus.

Volvo Group Human Resources contributes to realizing the vision of Volvo Group by driving the development of a global team of high performing people. The Volvo Group University, which delivers training and development and HR Services, that deliver HR administration and support are also part of the Group HR organization. With Volvo Group HR you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.