Vice President/Global Head Of Talent Attraction

Impossible Foods Redwood City , CA 94063

Posted 2 weeks ago

Do you want to be part of an exciting company dedicated to solving the greatest challenge humanity faces? Then Impossible Foods is the place for you.

Impossible Foods was founded in 2011 to create a truly sustainable global food system by inventing an efficient, sustainable way to transform plants into irresistibly delicious, nutritious food -- food that delivers all the pleasures and nutritional benefits consumers demand, without the destructive environmental impact. Our first product, the Impossible Burger, was introduced by top chefs to the world and is currently available at over 16,000 restaurants across the United States and abroad.

As a member of the HR Leadership Team, reporting to the Chief People Officer, the Vice President of Talent Attraction will be a key strategic partner to the Impossible Foods leadership team, developing operational excellence including integrated scalable programs, as well as mindsets and strategies that enable us to attract and hire the best talent in the world.

This is an opportunity to make a significant impact within a high-growth company that is fundamentally changing and challenging existing paradigms in the food technology industry.

You Will:

  • Lead an 11+ person Talent Attraction team, partnering with Business Leaders and peers in the HR function to ensure achievement of the company's aggressive employee growth goals.

  • Set the strategic and operational direction for the Talent Attraction function, including structure, data/metrics and technology approach.

  • Provide leadership and coaching to direct reports and continue to build a highly capable team.

  • Create and drive diverse hiring via innovative sourcing, diverse slates and panels.

  • Build long-term strategic relationships with external partners in the areas of executive search, social media and industry relevant talent communities and labor markets around the world.

  • Ensure continuity and consistency of candidate attraction strategy, company culture and recruiting best practices.

You Have:

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in Talent Acquisition and/or HR, preferably within a global, highly matrixed organization. Minimum of 5 years of staffing/TA team leadership experience, preferably global.

  • High preference for candidates with previous scientific recruiting background.

  • BS or BA degree, preferably with an emphasis in HR or Business. Master's degree highly desired.

  • In-depth knowledge of Talent Acquisition nuances and best practices in technical/scientific recruiting highly preferred.

  • Demonstrated success designing, building, and flawlessly executing a TA Strategy for organizations during periods of high growth (building models that can scale).

  • A business partner mindset with the experience and confidence necessary to work with senior executives, HR leaders, and employees at all levels to deliver results.

  • An experienced leader, accountable for coaching, developing, progressing and retaining employees within the function.

  • High business acumen with the ability to translate business objectives into Talent Attraction priorities.

Impossible Foods Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics


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