Regional APJ Recruiter (Contract)
1d ago

Since 1992, Ciena has been driven by a relentless pursuit of network innovation. We believe in a network that grows smarter, more agile, and more responsive every day.

This means that when you digitally interact in your world - picking up the phone, streaming video, texting a friend or loved one your interactions are being enabled by Ciena technologies.

Ciena makes your social / entertainment / business existence REAL.

Your Role

As a key member of the APJ TA team, you will be responsible for driving Ciena’s end to end recruitment across multiple functions across APJ region.

The role will attract and engage the best talent in the market, ensuring Ciena maintains its market leadership and momentum.

Your Responsibilities

  • Manage, prioritize and close all open job positions
  • Build and maintain productive relationships with business leaders, hiring managers and HR Business Partners.
  • Own the candidate experience at all stages of the recruitment process
  • Create and implement recruiting strategies to provide a qualified and diverse candidate pool.
  • Have an ability to prioritize time, demonstrate pushback and a sense of urgency, and understand the value of providing best in class customer service.
  • Understand how to recruit passive candidates and possess the skills to profile people and assess candidates for cultural fit
  • Evaluate skill level, conduct efficient and professional interview process, and drive offer process, including reference checks, salary recommendations and negotiations, and closing of candidates
  • Be part of the wider global TA team responsible for continuing to build a strong employer brand, integrating all our social media strategies
  • Manage and liaise with external recruitment agencies
  • General recruitment administration e.g. booking interviews / rooms, maintaining ATS system.
  • Producing management information / reporting key recruitment statistics.
  • Continuously look at new and innovative ways to improve the recruitment processes to meet growing business demands.
  • Attend Networking / Career events and represent Ciena as a Talent Brand Ambassador.
  • Self- sufficient and able to work remotely as part of a globally dispersed Talent Acquisition team
  • Be comfortable working in a dynamic, fast paced environment with constantly changing priorities
  • Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrated track record of success in either agency or in-house recruiting environment; in end to end recruitment role
  • Strong Technology recruitment background and a passion for talent acquisition.
  • Proven success in using direct sourcing methods to minimise agency usage
  • Experience using Social media tools in a Recruitment context e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and able to juggle multiple demands.
  • Ability to act with integrity and enthusiasm, with the ability to challenge and advise senior management when necessary.
  • Highly organised and able to prioritise workload effectively.
  • Self-Starter, ability to solve problems and think creatively.
  • Experience of working with applicant tracking systems (ATS).
  • Strong team player and collaborative approach happy to get stuck in’ as needed.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong experience of MS Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent time and project management skills, with strong attention to detail.
  • Preferred Characteristics

  • High degree of independence, strong communication.
  • Proactive attitude
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Ability to prioritize multiple functions and tasks, manage time efficiently in a fast paced, changing work environment.
  • Flexibility to support different functional areas in response to talent pipelines and business requirements.
  • Creative thinker
  • Up to date with current and future recruitment market trends and tools
  • About Ciena

    Ciena is a network strategy and technology company with a passion to provide an experience, to you and our customers that is as rewarding as the outcome.

    We attract the best and brightest those with outstanding talent, motivation, and the right attitude to contribute to our success.

    Our culture balances our openness and informality with professionalism and trust and is built on the foundation of our core values : Customer First, Integrity, Velocity, Innovation, and Outstanding People.

    Ciena enables everyone to have a voice and a network that supports them while on the journey to discovering their passion and purpose.

    We trust each individual to do what they can to reach their full potential and make an impact on the business, whenever, wherever they are in the world.

    With Ciena’s highly innovative, forward-thinking business practices, we reward people for pushing the boundaries. Unlock your potential at Ciena!

    Being You Ciena

    As part of our commitment to diversity and inclusion, we want to foster an environment that values and respects all individual’s strengths, perspectives, ideas, and ability to meet the needs of our customers globally.

    Ciena values the diversity of its workforce and respects its employees as individuals, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status or any other category protected by applicable law.

    We do not tolerate any form of discrimination.

    Ciena is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

    If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise Ciena in a timely fashion of the specific accommodation measures required for you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

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