Amazon Web Services Talent Acquisition’s Global Talent Intelligence Team (AWS TA GTI) is looking for an Implementation Specialist to support the infusion and implementation of research into global Talent Acquisition to help support the rapid growth of AWS.
The AWS TA GTI Program’s mission is to accelerate the process of finding builders of all backgrounds using research and insights to enable Amazon Web Services Talent Acquisition (AWS TA) Teams to reach their strategic goals and AWS business partners to make informed talent decisions.
The AWS GTI Program aims to be a force multiplier of talent for AWS TA by empowering recruiters and sourcers with research and talent intelligence in order to create efficient talent strategies for today and cultivate talent pools to support our growth tomorrow.
The Implementation Specialist will provide project management support to our Global Research Leads in order to efficiently and effectively implement research recommendations and collect key measurements of success.
This person is a leader who insists on the highest standards, has exceptional written and verbal communication skills, and possesses learn and be curious in order to understand the ins and outs of recruiting at AWS.
This person has a high level of professionalism and enjoys working with ambiguity. This person works closely with recruitment teams and business leaders at all levels to implement research and proposals that influence the business and optimize recruiting strategies.
Overall role responsibilities include :
Partner with hiring teams and stakeholders at all levels to implement solutions to recruiting challenges and build mechanisms that fit into a comprehensive end-to-end recruitment strategy
Participate in strategic business engagement with a focus on effectively implementing a targeted passive candidate sourcing strategy across multiple job profiles within a designated national region, country, or countries
Provide support as an Implementation Specialist and subject matter expert that directly impacts front-of-funnel activities
Implement a profile-based sourcing strategy across a variety of different AWS business segments
Understand the mapped talent and competitive intelligence through qualitative and quantitative research provided by the Research Leads, and present implementation strategies in a compelling way that influences action
Effectively communicate with key stakeholders to build influence and ensure implementation of research strategies with the correct customers
Evaluate effectiveness of implementation over time via feedback loops or key metrics unique to each business, and adjust approaches as needed
Monitor funnel metrics to measure the impact of research implementation
Manage, prioritize, and close projects against timelines and set benchmarks and metrics to understand how to prioritize implementation strategies
Recommend ideas and strategies related to recruitment that will contribute to the growth of the company, implementing any new processes and fine tuning standard processes for recruiting that fits within AWS’s mission to deliver the highest quality results for the customers
Share best practices with recruitment teams and partner cross-functionally with other AWS TA Teams to create processes that impact positive candidate engagement
Successfully write narratives that are both project based (deliverables, timelines, formal tracking processes, etc.) and program based tailored to the audience in order to maximize impact and understanding
Develop and lead special projects that have an AWS TA Wide that impact at scale
Amplify your customers voices with a data-driven approach during AWS TA organizational discussions to ensure their businesses unique challenges are represented in the decision making process
Influence and educate peers regarding research and sourcing best practices that lead to successful outcomes throughout AWS TA and Amazon TA
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent professional or military experience
3+ years in recruiting, sourcing, program or project management, research, or consulting experience for a global corporate entity with a high hiring bar
1+ years of building and managing the lifecycle of cross-functional programs or projects with considerable country or global impact
Experience with defining program requirements and using data and metrics to implement improvements in the talent identification process
Comprehensive understanding of the recruitment life cycle with particular expertise in both passive and active sourcing recruitment strategies
Proficient Excel skills (running and creating functions, pivot tables, charts, etc.) that enables the extraction and processing of data
Comfortable identifying passive candidates through 3P identification tools (LinkedIn Recruiter, Entelo, SeekOut, etc.) and pioneering experimental candidate identification methods (Google X-Ray Searches, event based sourcing, social media, etc.)
CTS / ATS experience with sourcing, tracking and managing candidates
Excellent communication skills, paired with sound judgment and ability to cultivate relationships with stakeholders / customers at all organizational levels
Excels in an ambiguous environment while consistently delivering the right results with limited guidance under aggressive deadlines against multiple projects at one time
Customer obsessed, proactively working backwards from the customers current or anticipated needs to create bespoke solutions to close process gaps
Ability to write effective narratives (e.g., Amazon 6-pager, PR / FAQ, reporting, etc.) and presenting them effectively to a leadership audience
Self-starting, entrepreneurial spirit with understanding of how to use data and calculated risk-taking to drive innovative change
Experience in Program Management
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