Talent Acquisition Director France & Benelux

Job location:
Paris, France
Created moment:
December 16, 2022
Job reference:
REQ - 06677

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Talent Acquisition Director France & Benelux

Job Summary


The Talent Acquisition Director is in charge of managing the  recruitment of managers, experts, professionals and interns for the regions of France and Benelux, selecting the right recruitment channel and delivering with cost and time efficiency. Also, the incumbent is managing and overseeing talent acquisition and recruitment processes across the Group.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Reporting to the HR Vice President for France & Benelux, the Talent Acquisition Director: 

  • Is responsible to deliver the planned and ad-hoc recruitment needs of the business for managers/experts/professionals including interns, apprentices and VIE  (400+ on average per year), in close collaboration with the HR Business Partners

  • Manages a team of recruiters ensuring a good performance,

  • Decides on the best search strategy for each new opening by prioritizing in-house recruitment team and RPO

  • Supports and follow-ups recruiting activity (KPIs, dashboards) to deliver optimum performance and continuous improvement

  • Manages the corporate headhunting framework agreements with executive firms, as well as the RPO Service Level Agreements , striving for the best level of service, in collaboration with the Group’s purchasing team

  • Manages Employer Branding on a Regional level, by activating University Relations, Employee referral programs and other means,

  • Facilitates internal mobility calls on a European level to foster internal moves

  • Manages the Region’s recruitment budget as well as the internal invoicing procedures,

  • Leads a team of recruiters

The Talent Acquisition Director is also partially managing Imerys Global group talent acquisition activity, in the areas of:

  • the global LinkedIn account management

  • the global recruitment KPIs monitoring 

  • the global onboarding program

  • the Employer Branding for recruitment

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Business Administration / HR studies

  • Excellent level of French & English (working language)

  • at least 10 years experience in HR role in talent acquisition + HR Generalist roles and half of it with an multi-country role 

  • Experience with HRIS, LinkedIn, Digital platforms

Skills & Person Specification

  • Leadership: able to lead direct team and indirect team

  • Effectively networks to share knowledge & insight and to drive performance.

  • Customer oriented mindset 

  • Ability to manage multiple subjects in parallel 

  • Ability to interact and respect to different cultures with an inclusive mindset

  • Delivers short term results while maintaining longer-term outlook

  • Looks to find ways to do things better, quicker or more efficiently 

Position Type

Full time



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IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.