Senior Recruiter

Job Category: People
Location: UK - Reading
Meet Our Team:

Pega’s seeking a full life-cycle Recruiter to support our Product & Engineering organizations across North America. Pega recognizes how critical recruiting top talent is to our success, and we are committed to identifying and attracting candidates who can add value to our organization. Our recruitment process is incredibly selective. We focus on finding smart, highly motivated people who are ready to make a difference and who fit with the culture and values of our organization.

This role focuses on partnering with the Product & Engineering leadership team to successfully meet aggressive hiring plans while creating a positive candidate experience throughout the interview process.

What You'll Do at Pega:
  1. Partner with Hiring Managers and HR Talent Advisors to strategize and execute on hiring plans to bring top talent into the organization
  2. Proactively source candidates through a variety of channels, with a sense of urgency, to meet monthly hiring targets
  3. Drive the end to end recruiting process to get the best talent hired efficiently, Influencer vs Order Taker
  4. Provide a “best in practice” candidate experience
  5. Educate, excite and sell candidates on both the opportunity and Pega as an organization
  6. Screen, interview and manage active candidates, ensuring that Pega’s employment proposition is communicated effectively.
  7. Source candidates through a variety of search methods (social media, internal database, job boards, networking, internet searches, company targets, referrals, etc.)
  8. Work with Hiring Managers and HR to determine compensation for offers and will be responsible for offer negotiations with candidates
  9. Stay abreast of best practices and share improvement recommendations with colleagues
  10. Learn Pega technology and the competitive landscape to identify candidate pools
  11. Act as a mentor and/or ongoing coach to new or more junior members of the team
Who You Are:

You have a successful track record of bringing talent into a high-growth organization and can manage multiple requisitions at a time and are comfortable with shifting priorities. You develop strong relationships with HR and the business units you support; you are seen as a trusted advisor in the talent space. You enjoy recruiting on roles that have a specialized skill set and constantly challenge yourself to find new ways of identifying and attracting candidates. You know the right type of messaging a candidate wants to hear and can tailor your message to attract the right audience.  You maintain relationships with your network and leverage it for market intelligence and referrals. You have a focus on candidate experience throughout the interview process.

What You've Accomplished:
  • Bachelor’s degree (not required) or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of experience in Recruiting role, ideally with a mix of agency and corporate experience
  • Strong negotiation and communication skills
  • Strong written skills and the ability to attract passive candidates through effective messaging
  • The ability to build and maintain an effective working relationship with senior level hiring managers and peers
  • Ability to learn and allocate time efficiently; handle multiple deliverables while concurrently managing competing priorities
  • Ability to work with enthusiasm in a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Possesses the appropriate level of technical/functional expertise and knowledge
Pega Offers You:

A rapidly growing yet well-established business who work with the world's most innovative organisations as client.   A company who candidates are genuinely excited to hear about.   A highly visible strategic role to shape the future of our business.   Great colleagues who are knowledgeable and fun.   Leadership from our CHRO who wants us to be the envy of talent acquisition in Pega and across the in-house market.  

Job ID: 9270

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