Global Talent Selection Lead

Facebook | Chicago, IL, United States

Posted Date 1/27/2019
Description The ultimate responsibilities of this Leader are to provide structured and bias-mitigating assessment and selection solutions to ensure that Facebook is finding and hiring the world's best talent. In partnership with key stakeholders in Recruiting, HR, People Analytics, L&D and the business, this Leader supports strategy and implementation efforts for GTS, including leveraging existing and/or creating highly-effective process and technology-enabled solutions, driving priorities, and change management within their assigned business areas - always with an eye toward the continuously dynamic and growing needs of Facebook. The Lead reports to the Global Head of Talent Selection & Intelligence.


  • Serve as SME on Talent Selection to Recruiting, HR and Business Leaders.

  • Expertly execute change management on GTS initiatives.

  • Help shape, lead and manage large-scale, org-wide GTS projects with a broad perspective through planning, development, launch, stabilization and close in multiple functions and geographies.

  • Foster strong relationships, collaborate, and manage multiple concurrent projects/workstreams with key cross-functional partners (HR, PIE, Recruiting, Business Leaders, etc.) to drive the implementation of GTS initiatives including alignment on priorities, timing, process/tools adoption, and all other change-management elements.

  • Collaborate and coordinate with the People Analytics Organization on content design, architecture, evaluation, research and analysis.

  • Help to scope, evaluate and implement high-signal talent selection tools, processes and methods at all career levels, functions and locations.

  • Investigate ways to improve existing processes and fix pain points through automation, streamlining, and shared services.

  • Identify and execute opportunities to provide better data and insights supporting the Global Recruiting Organization and Business Leaders in assessments for selecting talent.

  • Manage and escalate project risks and issues as appropriate, and establish success metrics for projects and ensure performance is tracked and measured.

  • Measure the outcomes and outputs of projects and process improvement endeavors and leverage quantitative results to inform direction of the business.

  • Lead the creation of quarterly business reviews that can accurately capture performance by using SLAs and KPIs.

  • Ability to travel as needed (estimated around 1-2 trips/quarter).

  • Mid to-long-term focus: planning horizon of 12+ months (goals, delivery, cross-functional team projects and initiatives).

  • Inspires high performance teams: typically responsible for training and developing strong in- team or cross-functional team peers/partners, has 1+ persons in development at all times.


  • 8+ years of HR consulting experience.

  • Experience leading multiple strategic change initiatives without oversight.

  • Experience in recruiting function and partner organizations: influences partner and client goals.

  • BA/BS degree in Psychology or related field.

  • Experience working cross-functionally and hold people accountable for deliverables without a formal reporting structure.

  • Experience working on more than one project at a time.

  • Experience working across various levels of the organization.

  • Experience in data analysis via Excel and process mapping via Visio.

  • Experience presenting organizational and process flow content to audiences.

  • Experience designing and facilitating training and skills development in talent assessment and selection methods.


  • Masters or PhD in Industrial or Organization Psychology

  • Experience in high-tech environment

  • Experience working with or in support of diverse communities

  • Experience in HR project management, working on projects that impact the recruiting process

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