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Manager, Talent Acquisitionat CDW Careers (UK)

Job ID: 
Human Resources
Post Date: 
29 Aug 2022
London, United Kingdom
Eligible For Remote Work: 
Yes - Hybrid
Contract Type: 
Security Clearance Required: 


Bring your talent acquisition career and knowledge to CDW, where you can have a greater impact, be inspired by our mission and be excited about your job and future. We are an innovative Fortune 200 leader driving meaningful technological change for customers in virtually every industry.

In this Manager, Talent Acquisition role, you will be driving the strategy and vision of CDW’s International go-to-market strategy recruiting organization. You’ll lead a team of geographically diverse internal recruiters and RPO recruiters that deliver upon our permanent and temporary talent needs and proactively collaborate with executives, hiring managers and key stakeholders across the organization. 

What you will do:
  • Be the point-person for CDW in all things related to UK, EMEA and APAC recruitment.
  • Be a thought leader for our business leaders by providing expertise and guidance around recruitment strategies at all career levels. Innovate and experiment to challenge the status quo and develop a world-class tech recruiting engine 
  • Lead the day-to-day relationship with CDW’s RPO to achieve hiring goals, and deliver a best-in-class candidate and hiring manager experience
  • Drive sourcing capability and delivery across a geographically dispersed team to proactively create candidate pools, leveraging existing and emerging talent channels 
  • Develop, mentor and coach team members on their current candidate pipelines and drive efficiencies in the recruitment lifecycle. Establish team performance goals and metrics and a formal process to measure and manage progress
  • Use strong analytical skills and the ability to translate metrics, research, and trends to identify opportunities, interventions, and initiatives for improvement
  • Partner with Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) leaders across the organization to measure effectiveness and be a thought leader in providing solutions to improve representation across our technology solutions and services organization  
  • Manage a team of high-performing coworkers, including performance management, coaching and development
  • Assist with annual budget planning and the ongoing monitoring and management of spend within approved financial plans/budgets
What we expect of you:  
The hard-working relationship-builder we seek is an adept strategist and thought leader to the business with these qualifications. 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of recruiting experience, with a combination of in-house and agency experiences with 1+ years of recruiting experience within a global or hyper-growth technology company(s)
  • 1+ years of people leadership experience, with increasing levels of responsibility and oversight
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, coach and develop others with experience managing a geographically remote team
  • Demonstrated ability to create and execute strategic, creative and data-driven hiring plans that attract a diverse tech candidate pool
  • Ability to communicate effectively and in a constructive manner with customers, coworkers, management and executives; passionate about solving problems and bringing others along the way 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities/projects, meet deadlines, facilitate change and delegate responsibilities
  • Proven analytical, organisational, and decision-making skills with demonstrated negotiation skills and influencing positive outcomes
  • Eager to take on new tasks/responsibilities and passion for customer experience, operational excellence and continuous development
Nice to Have:
  • Be a proficient user of an in-house ATS like Jobvite and recruitment CRMs like Talemetry
  • Knowledge of the diversity and equity practices in recruitment for federal contractors
  • Knowledge of Immigration Practices 
  • Comfortable working with and presenting recruitment data and market data, reporting, and analytics – ideally with LinkedIn Talent Insights, Gartner TalentNeuron and/or EMSI Burning Glass
Who we are:
CDW is a leading technology solutions provider to business, government, education and healthcare organisations in the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States. Our fingerprints can be found on technology in workplaces of more than 250,000 companies; from startups to international conglomerates. With the breadth of products and services we offer, there is no request too big or too small. 

What you can expect from us: 
Culture, coworkers, careers. 
CDW is not only the People Who Get IT, but the People who get People. Our relationships are fueled by our deep expertise and grounded in the CDW Way. Our empowering leadership makes things happen and inspires their teams to do the same. From the teammates beside us to the leaders who guide us, we move forward together. At CDW, you’ll work with people who inspire you. People with positive, success-driven attitudes who you will learn from and forge strong relationships with. Bring your best true self—and your best ideas—to CDW. Because diverse perspectives bring forth better problem solving—and better solutions for our customers on a rapidly evolving technology landscape.
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