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Talent Acquisition Manager, EMEA



People & HR, People & HR
Cape Town, South Africa
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024


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In this new player/coach position, you will be energized by the opportunity to build a best-in-class scalable talent engine for our EMEA region. You will thrive on utilizing your global talent recruitment experience and delivering on an exceptional talent experience for our candidates and leaders. You will lead a small team TA Partners while also carrying a small number of requisitions, working as a player/coach. You will have the opportunity to work directly with leadership across the business to find and fill positions that will have a positive impact on our business. You will be part of a wider Talent and People team where collaboration is valued, sharing of knowledge, and continuous improvement for the good of the whole team are the ways we work best. You will be a role model for your team and hiring managers for what a best-in-class recruitment experience should be.

Reporting to the VP, Global TA, you will be a hands-on leader of a high-performing Talent team where you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the VP, Global TA on talent attraction and engagement for the EMEA market
  • Cultivate strong relationships across the business with leaders to ensure our hiring targets are achieved and aligned with business needs
  • Work as a Player/Coach – Responsible for carrying several requisitions at a time while also leading a small team of talent professionals to deliver a best-in-class talent service for the business, from setting OKRs, managing with a high-performance mindset, and providing strong leadership and coaching to your team for their success
  • Work with People Leadership to design a talent organization that aligns with regional needs while balancing global effectiveness and efficiencies
  • Drive a talent process in EMEA that aligns with our vision, culture, and employee value proposition
  • Work in a cross-functional collaborative way to ensure effectiveness across the business
  • Utilize a customer-first mindset, embed global/regional processes, and standards for delivering an exceptional candidate and hiring experience including service metrics
  • Ensure all leaders in your regions are equipped to provide a high-quality experience for candidates through to onboarding
  • Participation in other duties/responsibilities as may be assigned.


  • Proven experience in owning talent delivery across EMEA
  • 10+ years with significant hands-on experience in being a regional recruiter
  • 3+ years leading an EMEA team to deliver on regional talent needs
  • Demonstrated experience at leading high-performing teams including mentorship/coaching and performance management
  • Proven track record of delivering to hiring targets in high-growth environments- preferably in technology companies
  • Experienced at delivering on diverse and inclusive hiring and creating strong talent pipelines
  • Ability to partner and collaborate with leaders across the business
  • Track record of establishing customer-first recruitment processes
  • Third-level qualification in Human Resources or related discipline
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines effectively and support your team with prioritizing
  • Ability to work comfortably with different HR software products
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • High attention to detail and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work in a global and collaborative team environment on-site and remotely


  • Provident Fund
  • Medical Aid + Gap Cover
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Education Support Program
  • Gym Reimbursement
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance

DigiCert is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, DigiCert prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified person with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.