Sourcing Lead COO, EMEA

Facebook | Dublin, Ireland

Posted Date 2/20/2020

The EMEA COO Sourcing team is focused on identifying and engaging the best diverse talent for our Marketing Solutions organisation and all Business functions in the Region. Our COO org includes Global Marketing Solutions (GMS) and all Business functions including Global Operations & Partnerships, G&A (Communications, Public Policy & Privacy, HR, Legal, Finance, Facilities, Physical Security, Recruiting). These functions are growing in EMEA in support of our mission to “give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together”.

This new role will into the team will lead a team of sourcers that will be supporting the recruiting efforts of our G&A, Global Operations and Sales hiring. As a Lead you will drive results through driving sourcing strategies to meet the hiring needs of these businesses. This position will be best suited to an inclusive, flexible and collaborative leader with a strong background in sourcing or recruiting. Key partners for the Sourcing Lead will include other recruiting leads or peers across the sourcing and recruiting teams, business stakeholders and other key XFN groups such as our diversity partners, recruiting insights, Candidate Experience and POP teams.


  • Lead the sourcing team in finding the best talent for the pipelines in which they are supporting

  • Establish strong relationships with all key partners to understand and develop the best top of funnel strategies to deliver on hiring goals, both in the short and long-term

  • Provide advice and recommendations to team and recruiting colleagues/peers based on regional and functional knowledge

  • Lead planning, strategy and delivery of sourcing goals for G&A, Global Operations and Sales

  • Deliver the Facebook signature candidate experience

  • Show care and respect aligning to the 7 manager behaviours and ensuring a diverse and inclusive team environment where people bring their whole self to work, perform at their best and have fun together

  • Establish ways of working with key partners, client groups and stakeholders that support operational effectiveness

  • Support the Sourcing team and nurture a growth environment through providing ongoing feedback and coaching support to the team

  • Provide mentorship, guidance and career development to members of your team

  • Ensure collaboration and sharing of best practices across sourcing team to support team impact and learning


  • 10+ yrs Recruiting/Sourcing experience including prior direct people management experience

  • Experience of taking things from strategy and ideation through to operational execution while operating at scale

  • Experience delivering sourcing solutions and/or hiring demands across an international landscape

  • Demonstrated track record of building strong working relationships with leaders across functions and regions

  • Ability to translate data and analysis into strategic recruitment recommendations and follow through with metric-driven execution and to lead others to do the same

  • Experience of supporting with, and developing, ways of working supported by the right systems and tools

  • A strong passion and belief in the value of Sourcing

  • Solid understanding of, or the ability to, quickly ramp on HR related regulations and compliance procedures across EMEA

  • Creative, inclusive and empathetic individual with a passion for inspiring and developing people

  • Commercially minded and the ability to plan to meet business needs

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

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