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Talent Acquisition Specialist EMEA in Huntingdon, United Kingdom at Videojet

Date Posted: 2/14/2019

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Job ID: VID004532

About Us

Videojet Technologies is a world-leader in the product identification market, providing in-line printing, coding, and marking products, application specific fluids, and product life cycle services. 

Videojet has more than 325,000 printers installed worldwide. Our customers rely on Videojet products to print on over ten billion products daily. Customers sales, application service, and training support is provided by direct operation with over 4,000 team members, serving 135 countries. See more at 


As a key member of the Global Talent Acquisition and EMEA HR team, the TA Manager reports to the EMEA VP of Human Resources and is responsible for developing and fulfilling recruiting strategies throughout the EMEA region to support the group of companies under the Product Identification Platform. This is a leadership position which also requires operating in a strategic, consultative and hands-on capacity while leading and driving continuous improvement. 

Primarily this role is responsible for managing initially a team of 2 people, creating and deploying the EMEA end-to-end Talent Acquisition strategy to strengthen the organization’s capabilities while developing and managing strong relationships with key stakeholders. This is a leadership role with ownership of senior professional sourcing and recruitment for internal clients. 


  • In conjunction with EMEA HR and the business leaders, develop, implement and communicate the Talent Acquisition strategy across the EMEA region.
  • Build and develop our in-house Talent Acquisition capability to attract and hire high quality candidates; leveraging public channels such as social media, job boards and our careers website to develop a strong pipeline of external talent and embedding structured and robust selection processes across the whole region.
  • Working with key stakeholders to enhance employer brand in the marketplace to aide direct recruitment and support the Company’s purpose.
  • Ensure that the Talent Acquisition team provide an outstanding high-quality candidate and hiring manager experience through all points of the recruitment cycle.
  • Personally recruit for senior level positions in EMEA, leveraging in-house cost effective executive recruitment support to deliver a strong pipeline of talent.
  • Leading the continuous improvement of Talent Acquisition KPIs. 
  • Ensuring full leverage of our system capabilities, including Applicant Tracking System (Taleo), websites and social media.
  • Lead, motivate and develop the EMEA TA team to enhance individual and team performance.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of global Talent Acquisition initiatives.
  • Work closely with the other members of the EMEA HR Management Team in the delivery of EMEA HR priorities and management of issues, taking on non-talent related duties as and when required, supporting the EMEA HR team.
  • Develop, optimise and manage recruitment vendor relationships, keeping utilisation to a minimum.

Job Requirements



  • Experienced in creating and delivering on in-house Talent Acquisition strategy.
  • Hands on experience of managing all aspects of TA. 
  • Experienced in both in-house and external agency recruiting.
  • Experience of leading and developing a team of TA professionals.
  • Must have experience recruiting for senior professional level positions and of working consultatively with key senior stakeholders.
  • Experience in a global organization with a continuous improvement culture.
  • Preferred experience managing vendor relationships.
  • Educated to degree level in a business or human resources discipline.
  • Ability to develop TA strategy and act as a change agent.
  • Highly proactive and productive, possess strong initiative, self-organized and self-directed.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Deeply collaborative with the ability to work with others, inside and outside of HR, to meet group and team objectives.
  • Strength in using and developing technology to enable sourcing and talent acquisition strategies.
  • Comfortable leveraging data to identify trends and help set strategy.
  • Management / Leadership skills.
  • Relationship building and influencing skills.
  • Availability to travel across the EMEA region as required, approximately 30% of time.   
  • Fluent in English is mandatory, fluency in french desired, any other European languages are considered an advantage.
  • We offer a wide range of exciting career opportunities for those who seek a challenging, fast-paced, results-oriented environment where personal contributions are recognized and rewarded.
  • As part of the Danaher team, you'll learn and become highly skilled in the powerful Danaher Business System. 
  • At Danaher, you’ll have the opportunity to build a career in a way no other company or environment can duplicate. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and most importantly, like to win. Why? Because it’s fun! But, when it comes to the development of our leaders and associates, we’re serious. Our business is growing, and we need top talented people to keep winning. The breadth and depth of our family of brands makes it possible for us to offer a variety of dynamic and challenging career opportunities across multiple global industries. Working with us, you’ll have the unique experience to learn the Danaher Business System, our common operating system used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create tremendous value for customers and shareholders. At Danaher, great people do extraordinary things.  Come join our winning team.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 60,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.