Are you looking for a meaningful opportunity in the field of talent acquisition? Would you like to use your expertise to help drive a sustainable future while working in an inspiring community at the cutting edge of science and technology? Do you want to be part of making VTT achieve its goals by ensuring our recruitment process works optimally and our employer branding activities are fresh and creative? VTT might be the place for you.
VTT is one of the leading research organizations in Europe. What unites us at VTT are curiosity, a passion of learning and a devotion to finding solutions to global challenges and answers to our customers’ needs. We invest in our talent acquisition and employer branding activities as we are constantly seeking for new innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers as well as research talents.
We are now looking for an ambitious and motivated Team Leader to join our Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding team!
As a Team Leader, your key goal is to coach and lead a team of four to five professionals responsible for VTT’s Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding activities. You are responsible for developing impactful sourcing strategies to attract talents, creating an inspiring team vision through relevant discussions, setting clear goals for your team and overseeing their successful implementation as well as ensuring positive candidate and manager experience at VTT - all these activities are carried out in close collaboration with your team and relevant business functions. In addition, you will be working in the recruitment processes in your designated business area and you coach managers together with your team in the recruitment activities.
In the position, you will ensure VTT achieves its goals by attracting and selecting the best professionals for each role. You create innovative talent attraction strategies to reach both local and international talents. Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding is considered a key player at VTT and we constantly invest in these activities to stay at the top of our game. At VTT, you have a possibility to work in an organization with a meaningful mission to solve the greatest challenges of our time through science and innovation.
This is a fixed term position until the end of August 2023 due to parental leave. Ideally, you would start already during October 2021. The position is based in Otaniemi in our brand new FutureHub office, but our working style promotes flexible working arrangements.
Who we are looking for:
To succeed in the position, we are looking for an experienced Talent Acquisition leader with a visionary approach and excellent knowledge in the field of talent acquisition and employer branding. You have a strong track record of recruitment and employer branding activities preferably in the field of technology and/or science and you are especially enthusiastic about developing candidate attraction methods using recruitment marketing, social media and direct search. You are familiar with diverse recruitment, sourcing and assessment tools. As an educational background, you have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field.
As a team leader, you want to create positive drive and get people excited by coaching and setting ambitious targets together with the team. With your high ambition level and goal-oriented mindset, you ensure the high quality as well as constant development of the team activities. You have excellent communication skills and are able to communicate effortlessly both with Finnish and English. You collaborate proactively with within VTT and have the ability to build networks both within the company as well as outside of it. You report to Manager for Talent Acquisition, Employer Branding, Digitalization, Analytics and Mobility.
With VTT, you’ll enjoy:
Apply now and join our community of brilliant minds!
Please send your CV and application with your salary request via our recruitment system as soon as possible but at the latest by September 23, 2021. We will process applications as they come in, and fill in the position as soon as we find the right candidate.
Interested and want to hear more?
For further information please contact Mari Kattilamäki (Team Leader for Talent Acquisition and Employer Branding) on September 9 between 14 - 15 o’clock or September 22 between 14 - 15 o’clock EEST by phone (+358 50 5724372) or Iris Lagerström (Manager for Talent Acquisition, Employer Branding, Mobility, Digitalization and Analytics) on September 13 between 16 - 17 o'clock EEST by phone (+358 40 1645259).
We look forward to hearing from you!
VTT is a visionary research, development and innovation partner. We drive sustainable growth and tackle the biggest global challenges of our time and turn them into growth opportunities. We go beyond the obvious to help the society and companies to grow through technological innovations. We have over 75 years of experience of top-level research and science-based results. VTT´s turnover and other operating income is 258 M€. VTT is at the sweet spot where innovation and business come together.
VTT – beyond the obvious.