Canonical – Manager, Talent Science.

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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

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