Manager, Talent Acquisition

Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Human Resources – Human Resources
8x8, Inc. (NYSE:EGHT) communication solutions help businesses transform their customer and employee experience.  With one system of engagement for cloud voice, video, collaboration and contact center and one system of intelligence on one cloud communications platform, businesses can now communicate faster and smarter to exceed the speed of customer expectations. For additional information, visit, or follow 8x8 on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

Here at 8x8 we’re building a Best-in-Class recruiting organisation and are looking for our next outstanding member of the Talent Acquisition team.  As Manager of the TA team in Cluj and a key face of the company, you’ll have the opportunity to drive a fantastic hiring manager and candidate experience and add value to 8x8’s entire recruiting process.  Our growth and continued market leadership relies on great employees and making great hires is where we make a difference every day.  Our mission is to ensure every candidate who walks through our doors leaves loving 8x8 as much as we do.
Located on the top floor of "The Office" in Cluj we’re looking for a Manager for our TA/Recruitment team in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.  We’re not looking for just a Recruitment Leader, but someone who’ll be a “Talent Advisor”, “Subject Matter Expert”, and most importantly, a “Business Partner” as we take the recruiting function to a new level.  We need someone who can recruit, advice, coach and support both the hiring manager community and the TA team, we need a strong developer of relationships who’s also adaptable to cultures and processes plus someone who embraces change and evolution and able to support their peers, colleagues and team members through these times.  This role reports to the TA Director for EMEA and requires extensive liaison with US colleagues plus some international travel, flexibility therefore is critical.
·         Partner with Hiring Managers to understand their requirements and challenges, partnering on plans and strategies to deliver both candidate and hiring manager experience
·         Leading, mentoring and coaching a team of 4 Recruiters
·         Working closely with HR ensuring our strategies and methods are supportive and complimentary
·         Strategise, recommend, and drive improvements for building talent pipeline
·         Qualify / Pre-Screen potential candidates
·         Drive and manage events such as Referral programs, Technical meetups etc
·         Take part in internal strategic discussions such as Talent Attraction, Interview training, Events etc
·         Report and present internally on the hiring activity and strategies
·         Experience of full life-cycle recruiting
·         Team Leadership experience with an emphasis on coaching and developing
·         Ability and confidence to drive and manage change
·         Exposure to recruiting multiple role types, especially Engineering, Technical, Operations and Leadership
·         Strong candidate network in Romania, especially Cluj plus other European locations an advantage
·         Internal and Agency recruitment experience preferred but open to either
·         Experience with sourcing, tactical search, referral generation, recruiting events, and sourcing campaigns
·         Results-oriented, self-starter who enjoys a challenge, gets things done, and needs minimal support and direction
·         Interpersonal skills and character to build trust and maintain credibility
·         Ability to prioritise, work well in an unstructured environment and handle multiple competing priorities
·         Ability to take initiative, challenge the status quo and learn quickly
·         Must be detail oriented and able to communicate effectively and credibly
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