Talent Acquisition Lead


  • Full Time

As a Talent Acquisition Lead, you will manage a team of world class recruiters in their pursuit to grow Spotify at lightning speed. We are looking for a dedicated people leader who can inspire our TA team to achieve, evaluate and measure work, and coach recruiters in their practice.


What you’ll do


  • Support technical recruiters and their relationships with key business partners
  • Work closely with the TA Manager and HR to align your team’s progress to the overall strategic objectives
  • Create and implement world-class, global staffing processes and business strategies to achieve an annual hiring plan that emphasizes scale, quality and speed of hires
  • Nurture relationships with senior members of the business, and communicate progress towards hiring goals
  • Establish key performance metrics for the TA function, with the goal of creating an outstanding and purpose driven TA organization
  • Implement and promote Diversity and Inclusion programs in recruitment
  • Lead and inspire dedicated recruiters to deliver outstanding results while effectively communicating the critical dimensions of the staffing strategy, updating the staffing status and ensuring tight alignment with the business plans
  • Design and support professional development plans, helping recruiters grow in their competence, and gain new skills
  • Take on requisitions as needed

    Who you are


  • An experienced people leader, who thrives on mentoring and encouraging your team to success
  • Extensive experience as an in-house talent team leader, or at a recruitment / exec search firm
  • Demonstrated success in building out, leading, and developing teams of high-performing individuals
  • Experience working for a global company, preferably supporting hiring leaders at/in satellite offices (outside of the global headquarters.)
  • Demonstrable track record of developing recruiting professionals at all levels and in diverse business units
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work with metrics, numbers and trends
  • Adept at influencing through strong relationships, expertise and data
  • Ability to partner with a sophisticated set of stakeholders
  • Comfortable rolling up your sleeves to get things done in tandem with participating in deeply complex strategy discussions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to take initiative and build strong, productive relationships; an ability to identify and galvanize a complex web of relationships and dependencies to holistically solve problems and seize opportunities.

    Where you’ll be


  • Consumer EMEAWe are a distributed workforce enabling our band members to find a work mode that is best for them!
  • Where in the world? For this role, it can be within the EMEA region in which we have a work location and is within working hours.
  • Working hours? We operate within the Central European and GMT time zones for collaboration and ask that all be located that time zone.
  • Prefer an office to work from home instead? Not a problem! We have plenty of options for your working preferences. Find more information about our Work From Anywhere  options here.



    Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
    Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service with a community of more than 381 million users.
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