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  • Posted: Mar 29, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company. If you're interested in a career at Canonical, we are a remote-first company so please apply to any suitable role as skills are valued more than location, despite some having a preferred geographic preference.
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    Manager, Talent Science

    What your day will look like
    In this role you will:

    • Lead a team of data driven behavioural experts, responsible for ensuring that our leadership teams are selecting game changing talent for our organisation.
    • Building and driving deep dive analytics that impact the decisions we make when assessing talent in the Tech industry.
    • Build key relationships with global Hiring Leadership stakeholders to drive our hiring agenda.
    • Be seen as a thought leader on talent initiatives with an inherent belief that past performance predicts future success.
    • Conduct in-depth behavioral talent interviews providing considerable insights into motivations and behaviours of talent.
    • Review our assessment effectiveness to drive continuous improvement.
    • Ensure our Employer branding and DEI initiatives support and drive an inclusive environment for our people.

    What we are looking for in you

    • An exceptional academic track record with a degree in psychology or a science based subject with a data science/analytical background.
    • Programming experience with advanced capability to build dashboards, manipulate large datasets and create complex metrics to drive positive behavioural change (SQL, Python, Scripting capabilities).
    • Management experience overseeing data driven experts in the talent field including managing projects that drive efficiency and deliver results.
    • Thought leadership in the talent space with the ability to influence best practice, bringing a solid point of how to build a high performance organisation.
    • Experience of running and providing stakeholder training on behavioural, competency based interviews.
    • Experience of interpreting psychometric assessments with a deep belief that motivations and behaviours are as important as technical domain skills.
    • Proven ability of working with senior stakeholders to drive a professional outlook on hiring talent as well as challenge the status quo.
    • Passionate about building a great employer brand and candidate experience.
    • Experience of successful configuration of hiring tools that enable the selection process.
    • Willingness to travel up to 4 times a year for internal events

    Method of Application

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