OpenClassrooms is accelerating its international development and is looking for people passionate with making education accessible and helping its students landing their dream job.
The Student Admissions & Talent Sales Director will be responsible for the management of the entire student candidate process, guiding students throughout their application to Apprenticeship and publicly/privately funded programs (POEC, Scholarships, private programs, etc.) in France and international markets (UK, US, Africa, etc.).
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in defining & conducting a recruitment strategy at a high volume and fast pace, a strong knowledge of HR best practices, including talent screening and assessment as well as experience in managing and coaching a team in a fast-pace environment.
Reports to the VP Student
Design, own & implement the strategy to recruit key/top-potential candidates at a high volume and fast pace, for a wide variety of programs ranging from Apprenticeship to POEC, maintaining a successful offer acceptance rate with the ability to also build sourcing capabilities in collaboration with the students growth team;
Review, screen and engage with sourced candidates, assess and evaluate their profile, interview them and close candidates, assisting the Matching team in matching effectively candidates to the best possible offering;
Guide candidates from sourcing throughout the overall application process and guarantee them a top-notch experience, providing consistent communication and incredible service;
Source passive candidates through research, internal and external networking, and direct outreach;
Provide constructive feedback on admission requirements of different public/private programs to the Education team;
Build and automate as much as possible the admissions processes to function at scale without adding extra human labour;
Manage, coach and grow a team across international markets, set up process discipline, improve ways of working and define goals & priorities;
Report on your team’s performance (revenues, gross margin, etc.) and ensure proper allocation of efforts.
EXPERIENCE & SKILLS REQUIRED
HR leader with a strong domain knowledge and expertise in talent acquisition and candidate search and hiring;
Strategy leader with excellent verbal and written communication skills;
Demonstrated hands-on experience and ready to build a team and processes almost from scratch at a fast pace;
Strong track record of solving complex problems, designing creative strategies, and delivering significant impact;
Strong analytical skills and comfortable playing with numbers, drawing key insights from analytics to make the application hiring process smarter and more efficient;
Ability to define, document, standardize processes, share with the team and finally source tools to automate efforts;
Deep interest in technology and experience working in cross-functional environment along with growth marketing, data analysts & PMs;
Experience hiring, mentoring, coaching & retaining a high-performing team (10+), exhibiting poise & dynamism to motivate and spread confidence.
Action-driven: you are curious about quickly testing new initiatives, collecting results and feedback, before scaling your efforts:
Data mindset: you make decisions based on reliable data you collect and challenge your stakeholders, based on specific metrics;
Interpersonal skills: you are comfortable engaging with candidates and develop relationships in order to better understand their needs and goals;
Work environment: you are experience working in a fast-growing company, where speed is key;
Coach attitude:: you are a player but most & foremost a strong coach, able to motivate & inspire your team to become everyday better at what they do;
Passion for making a difference: you are interested in ed tech and how online education platforms can have a social impact;
Tools: knowledge of key ATS (Recruitee, Breezy, Workable, etc.) would be a plus;
English required: you have at least a C1-level in French and English.
The journey starts with a phone interview and a meeting with Audrey, Hiring Manager.
Then we plan face to face meetings with:
Matthieu, VP Student
and a few other people from teams across the organization
You will be asked to provide us with professional references contact detail.
Feel free to get the gist of who we are : https://openclassrooms.com/courses/how-do-we-work-at-openclassrooms
WHAT WE OFFER
- Public transportation in Paris and suburbs for free (Pass Navigo paid by OpenClassrooms)
- Health insurance for free (“Mutuelle” monthly fee entirely paid by OpenClassrooms)
- Meal vouchers (Employer contribution at the max authorized by law)
- Access to gym for free (Gymlib paid by OpenClassrooms)
- Unlimited days off and a 1.000€ premium once a year for 15+ days off taken
- Access to remote working
- A company MacBook
- A work environment and a strong culture built on agility, openness, respect and high quality
👉 OpenClassrooms is a French hyper-growth company eligible to the French Tech Visa program. That means, for foreign candidates, benefiting from the accelerated procedure to apply for a "Talent Passport" residence permit. There is also a simplified "accompanying family" procedure available for spouse and dependent minor children. More information here: https://visa.lafrenchtech.com/4/french-tech-visa-for-employees
👉 We highly value a workplace free from discrimination and we strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our students. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of revolutionizing Education.
👉 Working at OpenClassrooms means joining a dynamic and stimulating team, take up challenges, meet awesome people every week, and change the world, a little bit, everyday! 🌎