Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition in London - Tapestry

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London, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
3 days ago

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Job Description

We believe that difference sparks brilliance, so we welcome people and ideas from everywhere to join us in stretching what’s possible.

At Tapestry, being true to yourself is core to who we are. When each of us brings our individuality to our collective ambition, our creativity is unleashed. This global house of brands – Coach, Kate Spade New York, Stuart Weitzman – was built by unconventional entrepreneurs and unexpected solutions, so when we say we believe in dreams, we mean we believe in making them happen. We’re always on a journey to becoming our best, but you can count on this: Here, your voice is valued, your ambitions are supported, and your work is recognized.

A member of the Tapestry family, we are part of a global house of brands that has unwavering optimism and is committed to being innovative and wholly inclusive. Visit Our People page to learn more about Tapestry's commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity.

Primary Purpose:

The Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition is responsible for leading the talent strategy for the Europe region, and recruitment across corporate functions, new store openings and management level retail field-based positions for Tapestry, Inc (Coach, Kate Spade and Stuart Weitzman brands). This role will report to the Head of HR Europe with a dotted line report to the VP, Global Talent and Development.

The successful individual will leverage their proficiency in Talent Acquisition to...

Lead the development of talent initiatives and strategy for continuous improvement to ensure Tapestry is attracting and retaining top talent Lead and mentor the Talent Acquisition team through supporting and development of their skills to deliver exceptional results Guide hiring managers and provide professional and expert consultation with regard to the hiring process and the market for Talent (passive and active candidates)Accelerate speed to hire, responsiveness and the exchange of hiring manager feedback to ensure an outstanding candidate experience Act as talent advisor to business partners on recruitment and industry trendsPartner with the business to champion ED&I hiring initiativesBuild a pipeline of talent for the Tapestry portfolio, network by pursuing and developing relationships with potential candidates and create and maintain future contact files for all areasOwn the PSL (Preferred Service List) for Tapestry Europe to streamline and navigate the best and most effective recruitment support when it is required, reviewing existing contracts and negotiating best ratesParticipate and represent the Talent Europe team at Global Talent Leadership meetingsRecognize and realize opportunities to continually improve and evolve processes Maintain current knowledge of Fashion Retail/Luxury goods industry and systematically mobilize recruitment efforts based on recent industry news Manage recruitment budget across corporate and retailOversee and delegate Talent Acquisition projects as needed

The accomplished individual will possess...

BA Degree6 - 8 years Human Resources/Recruitment experience; fashion or luxury consumer products experience preferredHands on experience with LinkedIn Recruiter and candidate applicant systemsSelf-starter, takes initiative, highly motivatedManagerial experienceAbility to lead and influence at leadership levelsPossess a high level of ability to creatively problem solveAbility to anticipate potential issues at an early stageHigh level of organization skills (including: detail orientation and strong follow-up/follow through skills)Capable of evaluating and change priorities on an as-needed basisExcellent verbal and written communicationsMust be able to perform efficiently within a high pressure, fast paced team environmentRetail experience a plus

What Tapestry can offer you:

Hybrid working (3 days working from the Office, 2 days remote)Option to finish early on a Friday (Flex Fridays)1 Paid Volunteering Day per year and opportunities to volunteer with global projectsLearning & Development opportunitiesInternal mobility & career progressionRegular Social Events - Seasonal & CulturalEquity Inclusion & Diversity initiatives which include employee resource groups & regional inclusion councils

Other benefits include:

25 days holiday in addition to bank holidaysAnnual Incentive Plan (company performance bonus)Multi brand discount up to 50% off – Coach, Kate Spade, Stuart WeitzmanPrivate Healthcare with health assessment (Bupa)Bupa rewards - Financial wellbeing support and wellness discountsPrivate Dental Cover Eyecare vouchersEmployee Assistance Program Employer Pension Contribution Gym discount Interest free season ticket loanCycle to work scheme

Our Competencies for All Employees

Courage: Doesn’t hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Our Competencies for All People Managers

Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.Developing Direct Reports and Others: Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person’s career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale
and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant’s or employee’s qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Tapestry, Inc. at


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