Director, Global Talent Sourcing & Talent Branding

Talent Acquisition

Remote, AMER

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Confluent is pioneering a fundamentally new category of data infrastructure focused on data in motion. Have you ever found a new favorite series on Netflix, picked up groceries curbside at Walmart, or paid for something using Square? That’s the power of data in motion in action—giving organizations instant access to the massive amounts of data that is constantly flowing throughout their business. At Confluent, we’re building the foundational platform for this new paradigm of data infrastructure. Our cloud-native offering is designed to be the intelligent connective tissue enabling real-time data, from multiple sources, to constantly stream across the organization. With Confluent, organizations can create a central nervous system to innovate and win in a digital-first world.

We’re looking for self-motivated team members who crave a challenge and feel energized to roll up their sleeves and help realize Confluent’s enormous potential. Chart your own path and take healthy risks as we solve big problems together. We value having diverse teams and want you to grow as we grow—whether you’re just starting out in your career or managing a large team, you’ll be amazed at the magnitude of your impact.

About the Role:

The foundation is here! You will have the opportunity to further build and develop our Global Talent Sourcing and Talent Branding function.  

In this role, you will directly contribute to Confluent’s overall hiring, diversity and sourcing strategy, targeted outreach campaigns, and candidate development initiatives. You will act as a trusted strategic advisor to our TA leadership team with a focus on experienced market insights, data-centric thinking, and a bias for results delivered via operational excellence.  

You will inspire excellence through coaching, performance management, mentoring, and the development of employees and new hires. In this role, you’ll find yourself partnering directly with executives and organizational leaders to guide Confluent’s leading-edge, innovative sourcing model and take it to the next level. 

In close partnership with your Global TA leadership peers and our key business stakeholders, you will provide insight and expertise to localization and workforce planning initiatives and create targeted sourcing and branding strategies that enable scale. Are you a leader who likes to empower your team and earn your candidate's love? This might be the role for you.

This is a remote-friendly US-based role and reports directly to our VP of Global Talent Acquisition.

What You Will Do:

  • Drive our global sourcing strategy and expansion aligned to Confluent's growth trajectory
  • Manage, empower and grow a globally diverse team of 20+ talent sourcers and talent branding specialists
  • Own all talent sourcing dashboards and analytics, inclusive of delivery metrics that enable and guide business outcomes
  • Optimize operational efficiencies and effective assessment processes that deliver a best-in-class candidate experience
  • Collaborate with our Talent & People Leadership team with the implementation of new ATS & CRM
  • Collaborate with business and recruiting leaders to develop targeted sourcing strategies and optimize sourcing processes, with a disciplined focus on exceptional support for our hiring stakeholders
  • Develop and drive our talent branding and diversity sourcing strategy, in close partnership with our DEI, Marketing, Talent,  ERGs and business partners
  • Active participation in cross-functional Talent Acquisition projects that enable us to take our Talent function to the next stratosphere

What You Will Bring:

  • 10+ years of proven Talent Acquisition experience in a hyper-growth environment, ideally a mix of both sourcing and branding-related role(s)
  • 3+ years experience in managing a global team 
  • Talent Acquisition experience within SaaS/Cloud Ecosystem
  • Experience hiring and developing engaged teams
  • Growth mindset, with an internal charter to continually identify new ways of working to challenge the status quo
  • Significant, demonstrable experience and knowledge of sourcing strategies, talent mapping, and talent branding 
  • Experience streamlining rigorous internal talent processes that will deliver exceptional results to hiring managers, business partners, and other key stakeholders
  • Best practice knowledge of developing forecasting strategies, team capacity plans, and providing important data that influence business decision making
  • Ability to develop creative strategies, coach, and lead through change with a voracious appetite to meet and exceed goals Driven & proactive personality with strong collaboration skills
Come As You Are

At Confluent, equality is a core tenet of our culture. We are committed to building an inclusive global team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, beliefs, and experiences. The more diverse we are, the richer our community and the broader our impact. Employment decisions are made on the basis of job-related criteria without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Confluent requires all employees (in office and remote) in the U.S. to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Consistent with federal, state, and local requirements, Confluent will consider requests for reasonable accommodation based on medical conditions/contraindications or sincerely-held religious beliefs where it is able to do so without undue hardship to the company.

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Best Teammates on Planet Earth
Adjustable Working Arrangements
Robust Benefits
Rest and Recharge Days
Weekly Lunch Spend
Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)

Confluent is Remote-First

At Confluent, we care about how you work - not where. We encourage you to apply for positions outside of the listed location or your immediate region.

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