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Recruiting Lead

Ref #: FB-RL1
Facebook 29/01/2020
Location: London Not Disclosed London W1T 1FB
Salary: Negotiable £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: Mid/Senior Level
Date: 29/01/2020
Recruiting Lead

Recruiting is a core strategic driver of Facebook’s success. We are looking for a Recruiting Lead to join the SWE IC Recruiting Leadership Team in London to help redefine the way we recruit as we move into the next evolution and phase of growth for Facebook. The Recruiting Lead will be responsible for defining and executing the talent acquisition strategy and execution for a variety of technical roles across SWE in partnership with engineering and other Leads & Managers across SWE Recruiting.

Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply: Medical, Dental, Visio, Pension, Life assurance, Childcare, Gym, Transport, Laundry.

Posted: 17th October 2019
Closing date: 14th November 2019


  • Lead a team of Recruiters and Sourcers to work with senior stakeholders to develop pipeline hiring strategies

  • Manage full life-cycle recruiting process for engineering partners across SWE

  • Work with recruiting team members (Recruiters, Sourcers, and Coordinators) to execute hiring strategy across pipelines

  • Design customized and executable staffing strategies while building excellent relationships with the recruiting and engineering partners

  • Create innovative sourcing strategies and ensuring a high-touch candidate experience

  • Maintain data, reports, dashboards and performance metrics on a regular basis

  • Drive the offer process with the team - including helping with offer strategy, approach to extending offers & closing candidates, and partnering with compensation

  • Work with cross-functional partners including, Attract Team, HR, Coordination, Events, and other key functional partners

  • Act as an internal and external-facing representative of Facebook and our talent acquisition leadership team

  • Partner closely with the SWE Leadership team to execute on our functional roadmap, 2020 strategy and broader site & company goals


  • Experience leading and scaling recruiting teams, with a focus on developing capability and driving productivity & efficiency

  • Strong understanding of FB vision, story, and long term goals, and how hiring fits into the importance of growth at the company

  • Recruiting experience across multiple pipelines/functions - with a technology company experiencing significant growth is a plus

  • Patient, communicative, team player that is detail oriented and has outstanding interpersonal skills

  • Experience partnering with engineering managers, interviewers, and team members throughout the hiring process

  • Passionate about contributing to the Facebook mission and goals

  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

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