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VMware Senior/Manager, Talent Acquisition - Tanzu Product/Engineering - Opportunity for Working Remotely in New York, New York

The Elevator Pitch: Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?

As part of VMware’s Future of Work initiative, this position can be based remotely, anywhere in the U.S. and Canada.

As a Talent Acquisition Manager, you will lead the recruiting delivery for the AMER Product and Engineering teams for VMware’s Modern Application Platform Business Unit (MAPBU, Tanzu), part of VMware’s Modern Apps and Management Business Group (MAMBG). This is a unique opportunity to lead and develop a team of outstanding Recruiters and by matrixed extension Sourcers while partnering closely with innovative business leaders within two of VMware’s rapidly growing businesses. You will drive recruiting capability and delivery, ensure well represented candidate pools, report on req activity, metrics, and trends, influence through that data, and resolve problems that may impede hiring targets. You will also execute productivity improvements, manager enablement, and recruiter development programs and trainings. Our people are the biggest contributors to our company’s success; with that, you will embody VMware’s Leadership Code.

Microservices, containers, and Kubernetes help to free apps from infrastructure, enabling them to work independently and run anywhere. With VMware Tanzu, developers can the delivery of containerized workloads, and proactively manage apps in production. It’s all about freeing developers to do what they do best: build great apps.

As our customers adopt multiple public clouds, we have a significant growth opportunity to help them build new applications and manage them on the clouds of their choice. The mission of this new combined Business Group (MAMBG) is to win workloads on public clouds and Kubernetes (K8s). This new group will deliver the complete portfolio needed to build modern applications, control multi-cloud K8s, and manage workloads on native public clouds and vSphere-based clouds but with a native, cloud-first mindset.

Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?

Meeting Hiring Targets:

  • Meet your team and learn about them, their roles and the teams they support while also building collaborative and trusting partnerships with the Engineering leaders and hiring managers within these business groups.

  • Develop an understanding of the business goals and the impact of hiring current roles/skillsets. Gain visibility and take an active role in mitigating current and future hiring challenges that may impede us from achieving hiring targets.

  • Partner with extended TA Leadership and Operations to build and execute on the roadmap for strategic change, commensurate with the business’ growth and organizational structure.

Team development and maturation (recruiting and business):

  • Leverage your prior management expertise to provide strong leadership and support to an exceptional team of recruiting professionals while developing their skills and capabilities through coaching, inspiration, and encouragement.

  • Delivery of process change and enablement to all stakeholders using change management and extensive influencing skills.

What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?

Expect a variety of the following:

  • Develop, support, and performance manage immediate team of Recruiters. Oversee their individual workload volume, prioritizations and end-to-end req lifecycle. Ensure they are championing TA best practices and meeting compliance expectations.

  • As the first point of escalation, you will resolve recruiter and/or business concerns while driving forward-looking resolutions.

  • Partner with extended TA Leadership and Operations to build and execute on the roadmap for strategic change, commensurate with the business’ growth and organizational structure.

  • Partner with key business leaders – VPs and their directs, business operations, HR, Immigration, Legal, Finance, and extended TA stakeholders – to ensure req alignment, delivery and compliance.

What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?

You will be joining the product/engineering recruiting team, reporting to the Director of Talent Acquisition for multiple business groups within the product/engineering organization. You will initially lead a team of approximately 8 Recruiters with the opportunity to scale based on business demand. The team culture is one based on building trust, partnership with one-another, and on-going development through coaching and giving back.

What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?

You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting .

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types

  • Generous Leave and Employee/Family Support Programs

  • Paid volunteer time in your community

  • Financial contributions to your ongoing development

Category : HR

Subcategory: Talent Acquisition

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-10-14

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