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Talent Acquisition Lead, EMEA

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Saint Quentin en Yvelines, FR Hemel Hempstead, FR Düsseldorf, FR Warsaw, FR Madrid, M, FR Milan, Milan, FR Saint Quentin en Yvelines, FR

Additional Locations: France-Île-de-France; Germany-Düsseldorf; Italy-Milan; Poland-Warsaw; Spain-Madrid; United Kingdom-Hemel Hempstead

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


Purpose Statement 
Provide vision, strategy and development of Talent Acquisition (TA) solutions in alignment with the business strategy. 


Key Responsibilities 

Leading & strategize

  • Work across EMEA, HR & Global TA to define strategic priorities and work effort in alignment with overarching business strategic goals, plans and needs.  
  • Collaborate with the Talent Management (TM) Director and other Center of Excellence (CoEs) in TM to ensure consistent delivery of strategy and drive best practice sharing. 
  • Lead, drive & align cross-CoE integration efforts representing TA. 
  • Define and continuously evolve third-party and outsourcing strategy related to TA programs. 
  • Define & advocate for the resources required to effectively manage TA in EMEA to the relevant stakeholders.  


Developing process, programs & policies

  • Prioritize and design TA programs and policies aligned to the Business and HR Strategy. 
  • Organise and lead key activities related to organization-wide strategies/initiatives. 
  • Ensure/provide final approval for program and policy modifications and manage the communication roll-out. 
  • Define, leverage & review, analytics & metrics to drive continuous improvement. 

Alignment & coordination across HR 

  • Ensure integration and alignment between HR strategies and programs through collaboration across all EMEA HR functions. 
  • Partner with the HR leadership team (HRLT) to ensure alignment of the Regional TA strategy with the broader HR vision and strategy. 
  • Understand and translate the HR strategy into TA initiatives. 
  • Partner with HR Operations (HR Ops) leadership to ensure programs and strategy designed within TA are operationalized appropriately and consistently with the right level of resources. 
  • Ensure HR Ops are equipped to deliver training when required (e.g., system change).  
  • Partner with Business & HR leadership in designing TA programs and strategies that are supportive of business needs. 
  • Partner with and influence the Global TA team (technology, providers, processes etc.) to ensure the EMEA needs are represented and drive global consistency across programs. 
  • Work with the Strategic HR Project Management office (PMO) to determine and prioritize project deployment plans for solutions and resources. 
  • Align and continuously interact with relevant stakeholders on any key changes that arise and cascade to the TA team as appropriate. 


Subject matter expert

  • Subject matter expert who provides guidance and support to senior leadership, while helping senior business leaders agree on top priorities. 
  • Research, promote, publish, and distribute leading practices, thought leadership and subject matter expertise. 
  • Define ways to integrate relevant and impactful industry best practices with organizational need and culture through the relevant channels. 


People Development

  • Lead, develop, coach, and support the team in their professional development Key performance Indicator (KPI) needs by ensuring they receive ongoing regular feedback.
  • Supporting in identifying skills gaps and training arrangements to achieve agreed development objectives.


Profile Requirements

  • Proven experience in implementing a successful talent acquisition strategy that results in competitive advantage and accelerates business results.
  • Experience managing, mentoring and developing a team of talent acquisition professionals including monitoring performance through use of data, metrics, process improvement and strategy execution.
  • Demonstrated track record of achieving talent acquisition-related business results and successes conveying passion for driving and enabling customer success through personal credibility and knowledge of the business, influencing the direction and outcomes of programs and processes.
  • Ability to champion efficiencies within the talent acquisition process while simultaneously balancing the criticality of creating a first-class candidate experience
  • HR or other related degree + related certification and continuous development. People Management coursework
  • Fluent English, other EMEA HUB language would be an advantage. Experience working across culture with inclusiveness and awareness.
  • Previous Medtech experience: Preferable, although not mandatory



Requisition ID: 557239


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