[Vacancy]: Talent Sourcing and Branding Manager Needed at Canonical

April 26, 2024

Job Description

About Job

  • Leading a team to deliver a roadmap of projects (Employer Branding, DEI, Recruitment Training, Process Management & hiring success) using innovative and scalable solutions to hiring as we go through a period of significant growth.
  • Act as a partner to our senior stakeholders bringing an expert point of view to how an organisation builds a culture of exceptional talent.
  • Use data-driven analytical approaches to solve problems and innovate.


  • Drive data-backed approaches to projects that enable us to develop our hiring processes focused on selecting exceptional talent.
  • Oversee our operational performance on hiring, ensuring we have the right teams in place in the business to hire that drive our processes forward against a clear set of KPIs and deliverables.
  • Bring an expert point of view on talent attraction with the ability to train the business on sourcing, competency-based interviewing, and driving our process.
  • Ensure our Employer Branding and DEI initiatives support and drive an inclusive environment for our people.
  • Passionately conduct in-depth behavioral interviews providing considerable insights into the motivations and behaviors of candidates as part of our interview process.
  • Review our assessment effectiveness to drive continuous improvement.
  • 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.


  • An undergraduate or postgraduate degree in psychology/industrial psychology, or a compelling narrative about your alternative chosen path, together with an exceptional academic track record throughout your education years.
  • Proven management experience inspiring and leading talent teams to deliver against strategic hiring initiatives.
  • Excellent project management skills to lead roadmaps, including driving efficiency and delivering results.
  • Experience in running and providing stakeholder training talent topics such as competency-based interviews and sourcing.
  • Experience in driving employer branding initiatives, candidate experience, and DEI.
  • Strong analytical mindset with evidence of where you use data to answer problems/questions to drive change.
  • A thought leader in the talent space with the ability to influence best practices, bringing a solid point of how to build a high-performance organization.
  • Experience in using and interpreting psychometric assessments to examine candidate drivers.
  • Proven ability to work with senior stakeholders to drive a professional outlook on hiring talent as well as challenge the status quo.
  • A sense of urgency with results-driven approaches to deliver business-critical projects
  • Willingness to travel internationally up to 4 times a year for internal team and company events.

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