Avanade Inc. Talent Acquisition Lead Nordics in Oslo, Norway

About The Job

We thrive because of our people. Their ideas, flair and determination have driven our success, from start-up to global leader. Attracting and retaining new talent is critical to achieving our ambitions. That’s what makes the role of Talent Acquisition Lead so powerful.

In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of talent acquisition across the Nordics (Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway), from designing programs to supporting new recruits and planning future projects to align our hires with business needs. Working alongside our hiring managers, you will discover the next generation of people who will take Avanade to new heights. This is a player/Manager role and you will manage a team Talented Recruiters and matrix manage offshore support resources in our share services centre in Bucharest.

You will develop sourcing strategies to meet current and future business needs, using a wide range of media and events to find the brightest and the best. As our front line to building a successful business, you are the face of our brand in the market, bringing the Avanade story to life in an authentic and personal way for candidates. You’ll work with HR and external suppliers to make sure our recruiting processes are efficient and effective.

Internally, you will provide leadership support and guidance on recruitment matters, and monitor our recruitment performance against plan.

About You

We’re looking for someone with has previous experience in a similar role ideally in the technology space. We want to know about your experiences and how you’d go about identifying and recruiting future Avanade people. We’d like to understand how creative thinking helped change how you and those around you work. As a technology company, we’d enjoy learning how technology has transformed the way you operate, or how you’ve made it a central pillar of your work life.

Above all, we want to know how good you are at communicating with others. You’ll need exceptional presentation and storytelling skills, as well as an ability to look beyond the surface to see the true potential in someone. After all, it’s people that make us.

About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com at http://www.avanade.com/


Required Experience

  • Highly knowledgeable of general recruiting principles, practices; demonstrated experience in developing strategic recruiting plans

  • Displays capability for creative, non-routine sourcing and candidate experience strategies

  • Great presentation, communication, active listening and story-telling skills

  • Great at building and managing relationships with colleagues and customers

  • Experience improving end-to-end recruiting processes and programs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in an environment recruiting applicants with "hot" (tech) skills highly valued

  • Knowledge of Microsoft technologies and solutions

  • Developed skills in negotiation, persuasions research

  • Experience acting as direct partner to senior leadership

  • Experience working in a matrixed, collaborative environment, particularly consulting

  • Certification in behavioural interviewing is a plus.

Requisition ID - 51225

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.

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