Facebook Director of Recruiting, EMEA in Dublin, Ireland


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.


Recruiting is a core strategic driver of Facebook’s success. We have a world-class team working together to help drive our ambitions and scale to the next level. We are looking for a creative, bold, inclusive and empathetic leader with a passion for inspiring and developing a team of recruiting professionals to lead our Recruiting Team in EMEA. This will require an operationally minded player/coach who applies strategic and program management discipline to infuse creative ideas. We need someone who has demonstrated success in leading and nurturing a distributed team of 150+ recruiting professionals working across university, experienced, executive, programs and diversity channels to drive operational excellence and unparalleled results. This full-time position would preferably be based in our EMEA headquarters in Dublin.

Required Skills:

  1. Each day you will… Articulate, own and lead a comprehensive vision and strategy for the EMEA Facebook Recruiting Team in alignment with the global recruiting strategy. You would work with our global functional Recruiting Directors to drive regional execution of our strategy

  2. Finding the world’s best and diverse talent in every industry, those who share our passion to empower people and grow community across the globe

  3. Use our multiple processes and programs to find creative ways to source, brand, attract and engage a diverse pipeline of candidates

  4. Create a signature high touch candidate experience and journey through our process

  5. Ensure that all of our recruiting teams work in a sharing and collaborative environment To drive these strategic recruiting pillars, you will be responsible for leading the EMEA team to drive impact by:

  6. Looking for opportunities to grow and scale the team in skill and expertise. Inspire, grow and nurture the team including performance management, coaching and recognition

  7. Drive operational excellence to support our rapid growth through the use of data, analytics and insights. Maintain our high levels of service through SLAs and key metrics. Execute on key programs and initiatives. Lead the team who manages all internal transfers across the region.

  8. Collaborate across all other FB recruiting teams. Operating as “one team” is both an expectation and a priority

  9. Innovate recruiting programs and initiatives such as talent market intelligence and insights, branding, events, candidate experience and employee referral programs. At Facebook, we constantly search for new ways to recruit and challenge ourselves to iterate our processes.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. A genuine belief in the social benefits of the Internet and Facebook in particular

  2. Minimum of 15 years recruitment leadership experience, from strategy through to operational execution, within a medium to large, rapid-growth environment

  3. Effective at partnering with team and clients at all levels, including founders and top management

  4. Experience working and partnering cross-functionally and cross-markets to drive impressive results

  5. Ability to translate data and analysis into strategic recruitment recommendations and follow through with metric-driven execution, leading others to do the same

  6. Solid understanding of HR related regulations and compliance procedures to compliment the recruiting process

  7. Proven track record in growing, motivating and managing medium to large sized co-located and virtual recruitment functions

Industry: Internet