Director/Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition, Latin America

Director/Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition, Latin America

(English fluency required, Portuguese strong preference)


● The Director/Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition, Latin America is a pivotal role in our recruiting organization, tasked with leading and enabling the cultural and workflow transformation for Latin America.

● The Director/Sr. Director, Talent Acquisition, Latin America will lead through Business Network Leaders, Capability Network Leaders, and expert Talent Acquisition Partners (TAPs) of varying seniority who make-up the subregion. 

● From a cultural standpoint, this position leads the Recruiting subregions in a fluid, autonomous, networked ways of working.

● From a workflow standpoint, this position leads the Recruiting subregions that embeds a culture of adopting global process, and enables localization where necessary, for a number of legal entities 

● Provide mentorship, feedback and coaching of Talent Acquisition Partners and Capability / Business Network Leads to build a world class recruiting organization in their areas of expertise (cluster) 

● Lead and establish a strong team culture within the cluster, ensure TAPs are motivated, engaged, and successful 

● Accountable for the resolution of recruiting issues within subregion including ensuring adherence to legal obligations 


● Establishing community and networked way of working, team identity and purpose.

● Coaching and development of TAPs (manage the performance management & feedback processes) 

● Facilitate prioritization discussions with TAPS, Business Network Leads and Area of Practice (AoP) Leads

● Enable demand planning with clusters, and across regions if needed 

● In collaboration with Process & Quality Capability Lead, supports adherence of standardized recruiting processes across the regions 

● Oversee “Tag” allocation within the cluster 

● Partner with Network Leads to form squads according to guiding principles 

● Leading with Visionary, Architect, Catalyst, and Coach principals 

● Budget oversight (hiring additional TAP’s, projects, training, etc.) 

● In conjunction with TAPs, Enabling and Network Leads, create overarching core TAP goals

● Ensures that recruitment efforts are globalized and streamlined for the business networks he/she represents in line with the global recruiting standards. 


● Demonstrated and previous experience as a Recruiter

● Previous coaching experience and leadership capabilities 

● Strong stakeholder management 

● Global Mindset 

● Influencing 

● Change management champion 


● 10+ years of recruiting experience in a corporate/biotech/pharmaceutical setting, 3+ years managing people/teams

● Bachelor’s degree or higher education (Masters, MBA, Ph.D) 

● Previous coaching experience 

● Coaching qualifications advantageous 

● Must be located in Latin America

● Must have English fluency and preferably Portuguese as well


● Growth mindset 

● Collaboration 

● People Agility 

● Tech savvy 

● System thinker 

● Data/technology driven

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