Talent Pool Specialist (CDD of 15 months)

Job description


There’s a revolution currently taking place in the education and training field and you want to be a part of it. You feel strongly about access to education and you may have even taken a few MOOCs or online classes yourself. Come help us make education accessible to all.

At OpenClassrooms, the Customer Success Team is here to guarantee ROI for our customers: employers and funding bodies (Pole Emploi, OPCOs, etc.). The Customer Success Team ensures our partners get the best possible experience with us through excellence in project delivery. They oversee, coordinate, and sometimes manage many areas of the delivery from candidate sourcing to reporting and billing.

As part of the Customer Success Team, the Career Service Team is dedicated to the promotion of the job placement of our student community. They assist our students and new graduates in their job or apprenticeship search, help them promote their new competencies, be prepared for interviews with future employers, and prepare their next career move.

We are looking for an individual with strong recruitment and talent pool management experience to be part of the Career Services team.
The ideal candidate will bring along a mix of good recruitment expertise and out of the ordinary people, project, and sales management skills. You are both tactical and strategic. You are comfortable in modern state-of-the-art work environments and can’t wait to put your recruitment & talent management expertise at the service of one of the most vibrant French startups. Above all, you are passionate about helping others succeed. You are ready to join an agile and fast-moving structure, with the goal to make education accessible to all.


In this role, you would:

  •  Maintain the Talent pool with accurate information and up to date candidates

  • Select the candidates to ensure a full pipeline on each path

  • Prepare the candidates / pipelines that are required by the apprenticeship Sales team

  • Prepare the cohorts

  • Liaise with apprenticeship sales team and candidates to ensure satisfaction of the recruitment process

  • Qualify the new students placements on new accounts and send them for contractualization

Job requirements


  • Perfect understanding of challenges in job search programs, and how to advise students during their orientation and job search effort.

  • Deep knowledge and understanding of the talent marketplace (technical recruiting expertise appreciated)

  • Ability to qualify and select the right candidates

  • Ability to inspire, lead, convince and reassure a variety of audiences

  • Comfortable using multiple SaaS tools and platforms to increase efficiencies

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills

  • Automation mindset

  • Ability to interact with both technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Excellent English and French communication skills, both written and verbal (C1 level at the very least in both languages)

  • You must be a world-class individual contributor to thrive at OpenClassrooms, you will not just be here to tell people what to do.


Bachelor’s or Master’s level education in business, marketing, HR, or engineering

3-4 years of professional experience

A solid grasp of the apprenticeship landscape (“Alternance”) in France

Bonus Points if you have​:

Remote team management experience

Product Management experience

Expertise in the talent marketplace


The journey starts with a phone interview and a meeting with Ursula, Recruiter.

Then we plan face to face meetings with:


- 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
- 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.

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