VP of Talent Acquisition Job Description Template

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VP of Talent Acquisition Job Description Template


Job Brief

We are looking for a VP of Talent Acquisition to design and apply strategies that will help us attract and hire qualified employees.

VP Talent Acquisition responsibilities include managing a team of recruiters and crafting sourcing strategies for various roles, from entry-level to executive-level positions. You should be able to ensure we provide an excellent candidate experience, while meeting our business goals and filling our vacancies.

Ultimately, you will build a strong employer brand for our company so that we can develop strong talent pipelines for current and future hiring needs.


  • Design and execute recruiting strategies to attract, evaluate and hire qualified candidates
  • Proactively identify and address hiring needs
  • Evaluate and refine sourcing and selection procedures
  • Manage a team of recruiters and provide assistance as needed
  • Promote diversity in the workplace and ensure recruiting strategies attract diverse candidates
  • Oversee and improve overall candidate experience
  • Maintain talent pipelines with potential candidates and past applicants for future staffing needs
  • Organize recruitment events to establish a strong employer brand
  • Participate in our company’s strategic planning regarding employee development and engagement
  • Research and recommend new sourcing tools and recruiting software (e.g. ATS)
  • Ensure proper onboarding and training for new hires


  • Proven work experience as a VP of Talent Acquisition or similar senior-level HR position
  • Hands-on experience with candidate sourcing, interviewing and evaluation
  • Familiarity with Candidate Management Systems and Human Resources software
  • Good knowledge of labor legislation
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team-management abilities
  • BSc/MSc in Human resources or relevant field
  • Additional certification (e.g. CIPD or SPHR) is a plus

What does VP of Talent Acquisition do?

A VP of Talent Acquisition is responsible for overseeing the recruitment and hiring process within an organization. Their daily tasks may include:

  1. Developing and implementing recruitment strategies and plans.
  2. Collaborating with hiring managers to identify staffing needs and job requirements.
  3. Creating job postings and advertisements to attract qualified candidates.
  4. Screening resumes, conducting phone and in-person interviews, and assessing candidates' qualifications.
  5. Managing relationships with external recruitment agencies and job boards.
  6. Reviewing and negotiating job offers.
  7. Developing and managing the employer brand and promoting the organization as an employer of choice.
  8. Analyzing recruitment data and metrics to identify areas for improvement and to make data-driven decisions.
  9. Staying up-to-date with industry trends and best practices in talent acquisition.
  10. Leading and mentoring a team of recruiters and HR professionals.

The specific daily tasks may vary depending on the size and needs of the organization.

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