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St. Petersburg, RU St. Petersburg, RU Gdansk, PL

Function:  Human Resources
Job Category:  Support Functions

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Are you a highly experienced internal recruiter who supports hiring managers of all levels?

Do you strive to provide world-class and high-quality recruitment services to all stakeholders?

Would you like to be part of our ongoing HR transformation and a global working culture? 


Then this is the job you are looking for!


We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our awesome global Talent Acquisition Services team to be based in St Petersburg, Russia or Gdansk, Poland. Our Talent Acquisition Services team consists of 12 passionate and dedicated recruiting specialists, which means you will join a team with colleagues all the way from Vancouver to Busan. As our Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will be responsible for the end to end recruitment process in multiple countries within Eastern Europe region through supporting hiring managers of all levels to source, assess and hire the best talent into Wartsila.



What will you be doing?


As Talent Acquisition Specialist, your work will focus on these responsibilities:

  • Ownership of end to end recruiting cycle for all vacancies in Eastern Europe, using cost-effective techniques and in accordance with company policies, procedures and processes
  • Partnering with hiring managers to guide and support them during their recruitment process, determining the qualification criteria for each position and ensuring a highly effective and engagement assessment process
  • Delivering coaching and/or training to upskill our hiring managers in becoming recruiting experts
  • Utilise direct sourcing methods to attract and engage with high-quality candidates whilst ensuring a world-class candidate experience
  • Interview canddiates during various hiring stages including phone, first-round and second-round interviews
  • Develop effective relationships with key recruitment agencies and vendors from pre-determined PSLs, setting KPIs, managing engagement, tracking performance and measuring quality
  • Effectively track, monitor and analyse key recruiting metrics for region, ensuring highest data quality is captured in all systems and regular analytics are shared with business lines to inform data driven decisions
  • Deliver strong performance on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for the Talent Acquisition Services function and consistently partner with the business to drive continuous improvements
  • Participate in HR transformation development projects related to Talent Acquisition systems/tools and processes; piloting, testing and scaling new ways of workings within your region to ensure business engagement



You will shine in this role when you have: 


  • Proven work experience as an Internal Recruiter or similar role, ideally within an international business, with knowledge of sourcing IT tehcnical profiles in a highly competitive market
  • Solid understanding of leading and managing full-cycle recruitment campaigns for all levels of positions- both volume and specialist
  • Experience with HR databases, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs) and Candidate Management Systems (CMSs) as well as strong experience of identifying talent through ATS, Linkedin Recruiter and other sourcing channels
  • Strong interviewing experience and an understanding of diverse candidate assessment methodologies
  • Highly resourceful, self-driven with the ability to develop strong relationships quickly and often virtually as well as partnering with business stakeholders, vendors and candidates
  • Ability to report and track recruiting related data within your region to support business decisions
  • Excellent spoken and written English, Russian and Polish skills; you would be part of a global team and English is our company language. Polish language would be a benefit but not essential
  • Agile working and excellent prioritization skills
  • Positive change management attitude, as we are working together on the change coming through the HR transformation to best serve every one of us in the company
  • Be passionate about improving the imperfect – we are constantly looking for ways to work smarter!



Why you and us


This is a fantastic opportunity for you to join a transforming HR function at an exciting time! You will get to work with people that are passionate and committed to what they do. We want to provide a great hiring experience for our managers, as well as current and future colleagues around the world. Our hope is that you share the same passion. We offer you both inspiring and challenging work tasks, and an opportunity for personal and professional development in a great team. 

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative. 


We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in that by being your own true self you can accomplish so much more. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?


If you are not yet convinced, maybe our team’s ‘feel good music’ playlist will do the trick? If you can handle our music taste, and even bring your own flavour to it, we will for sure be a great match. 



Contact & next steps


If this sounds like the right opportunity, we hope to hear from you soon and look forward to receiving your job application through our careers portal. 


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to Emma Niland (Talent Acquisition Services Lead) on emma.niland@wartsila.com with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to). 


We are looking for Talent Acquisition Specialists who can start to work with us as soon as possible, and will be reviewing applications already during the application period. 


Please apply by 28th September 2021 at 23:59 EET. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com