Senior Talent Manager

Remote | People and Culture Team | Full-time | Fully remote

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About Avaaz

Avaaz is an international campaigning and advocacy organization that provides its global membership of almost 70 million people with opportunities to make our world a better place. We’re one of the world’s largest online global campaigning movements, with people from every corner in the world taking action to close the gap between the world we have and the world most people everywhere want. 

Our model enables people to channel their voices into a powerful collective force at tipping point moments to impact the pressing global challenges of our time, from climate and ecological collapse to human rights abuses and the dismantling of democracy. Here are  some epic victories we’ve achieved over the years!

The Avaaz team of about 100 staff is spread across 6 continents, campaigns in 21 languages, and is funded through small donations from individual Avaaz members, not big money from governments or corporations. This keeps us independent and allows us to keep a laser focus on doing what the world needs.

Position Overview

Avaaz is looking for an experienced Senior Talent Manager to play a critical role in ensuring we attract, develop, and retain top talent to meet our organizational goals. Supported by our Head of People, Natasha, you’ll be working alongside our remote but collaborative team to spearhead our Talent Acquisition, Employer Branding and Onboarding Activities. 

This role will be placed within the People & Culture team, and will join at the start of an exciting transition which will see the team align People & Talent practices with our organizational goals and objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Design the framework, systems and processes that define our recruitment and hiring experience.
  • Breathe life into our values, weaving them seamlessly into every aspect of our recruitment process.
  • Collaborate with Line Managers to help them develop their new colleagues for success and exceptional performance.
  • Champion our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion initiatives at a strategic level to drive change throughout our hiring process.
  • Leverage data to drive meaningful change throughout our processes and uncover trends and patterns which drive innovation.
  • Advise Line Managers, helping them to optimize team members' performance.
  • Offer expert coaching and mentorship to foster talent development and team growth.
  • Spearhead the evolution of external messaging and branding to ensure that we constantly attract exceptional people to our organization.

Experience & Qualifications

Key qualifications and experience we are looking for in this role include:

  • Demonstrated track record of developing and implementing recruitment and onboarding strategies in large organizations.
  • Essential to have worked in a culturally diverse and global organization, preferably within campaigning and human rights, or in the NGO sector, demonstrating strategic influence.
  • Proven ability to guide and collaborate with stakeholders at a senior level, providing strategic insights and challenging the status quo where necessary.
  • Can harness analytical skills and has experience utilizing data and insights to drive continuous improvement and impact.
  • Proven exceptional leadership qualities, including effective coaching and mentoring abilities.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, thriving in a collaborative environment while also capable of independent initiative.
  • Proven project management and briefing skills with an ability to confidently and clearly communicate on complex tasks with all levels of the organization, and with external partners, agencies and recruiters.
  • Commitment to global justice, citizen empowerment, and social change.
  • Advanced proficiency in English is required. Additional languages are welcome.

Location

Avaaz is a virtual organization, with almost all of our work done online. Our staff are based all over the world. For this position, the candidate would ideally be based in the Americas or Europe/Africa/Middle East time zones.

Start Date

As soon as possible but with flexibility to accommodate the right candidate.

Application Timeline

We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis, and encourage all candidates to submit applications as soon as possible. 

Compensation and Benefits

Salary varies with location and experience, and is highly competitive with leading international nongovernmental organisations.The full-package salary for this position ranges from 62,000 - 90,000 Euro. An accurate range in local currency will be provided to candidates.

The development of our employees is paramount. To support this, we include these benefits, which are prorated accordingly for part-time and temporary contracts:

  • 5 weeks paid vacation per year
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Up tp 2,500 Euro for training and development per year
  • Up to 1,250 Euro for language development per year
  • Out-of-Home Workspace Rental

Avaaz’s Commitment to Equity and Inclusion 

As a global organization with millions of members around the world, it’s important to us that our team reflects the diversity needed to lead a movement of people from across the planet, rising to meet some of the most complex challenges humanity has ever faced. We believe we can only succeed by building a diverse team full of fresh perspectives and original ideas, and we are committed to creating a working environment in which everyone has an equitable opportunity to fulfill their potential.

Our team includes English as first- and second language speakers, the self-taught and university educated, people with all sorts of professional backgrounds. If doing the job you just read about would make you excited to come to work every day, if you’re talented, hard-working and committed to making a difference - we want you to apply. Avaaz does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, language and accent, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, family/parental or marital status, religion, socioeconomic class, caste, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. 

We’ll provide reasonable accommodations for qualified applicants with disabilities or special needs to participate in the application process, so please let us know if you have such a request when you apply.

Please do not apply for this position via email. Follow the procedure on our website.