Who we are
Samsara (NYSE: IOT) is the pioneer of the Connected Operations Cloud, which helps to digitize the world of physical operations, providing visibility and empowering entire sectors of our economy to become more safe, efficient, and sustainable. Founded in San Francisco in 2015, we now employ more than 2,000 people globally and collect more than 40 billion minutes of video footage and 5 trillion data points annually.
Working at Samsara means you’ll help define the future of physical operations and be on a team that’s shaping an exciting array of product solutions, including video-based safety, vehicle telematics, apps and driver workflows, equipment monitoring, and site visibility. As part of a newly public company, you’ll have the autonomy and support to make an impact as we build for the long term.
Recent awards we’ve won include:
Best Place to Work by Built In 2022
Deloitte Fast 500 Companies
IoT Analytics Company of the Year in 2022’s IoT Breakthrough Winners
Every year, we partner with our customers to deliver outcomes like conserving millions of gallons of fuel, saving millions of dollars, and creating positive environmental change. As more customers connect to our platform, our data grows, our AI models get smarter, and our opportunities expand.
About the role:
Samsara recruiting plays a critical role in ensuring the company scales with the right talent at the right time. We are looking for a UK-based recruiting leader to drive our hiring efforts in the EMEA region. This individual will be responsible for continuing to build out and lead a high performing team, with the mission of scaling the region with high bar talent. This person will own the DEI recruiting strategy for the region, at least one cross-functional global program/project annually, and will be responsible for operational improvements and long-term strategic workforce planning initiatives with business leaders.
Specifically, this will include delivering innovative programs for inclusive recruiting, improving our recruiting infrastructure and operations at scale, and making Samsara’s brand become even stronger as we continue to grow. We want someone who is strong at systems thinking, expanding our talent brand in EMEA, and knows how to make us more efficient at scale. Hiring is at the core of what will drive Samsara’s future success. You will operate as a member of our recruiting leadership team and report to the VP, Recruiting in the USA. The position offers a hybrid work arrangement, there will be expectations for in-office meetings throughout the year.
In this role, you will:
Lead a high-performing recruiting team: Hire, develop, and lead a team of high performing managers, and individual contributors across full-cycle recruiting. Embody our Samsara Leadership principles. Create an outstanding experience for our candidates and hiring managers.
Deliver results: You will be accountable for consistently driving successful & tangible outcomes with your team and our cross-functional stakeholders. You’ll partner with finance and operations teams to ensure quarterly and annual headcount goals are met through accurate forecasting.
Drive diversity initiatives for the company & execute on ambitious hiring goals: Execute on quarterly hiring goals with a focus on acquiring top diverse talent to meet our current and future hiring needs. Help the EMEA business scale at pace across several countries during a phase of hypergrowth.
Partner on departmental talent strategy: Regularly manage pipeline activity and maintain data integrity, and proactively share data-centric updates with internal stakeholders.
Inspire operational excellence: Manage KPI achievement and tracking for team. Set up new processes that are able to scale within a fast growing business.
Be a role model: Bring a strong voice, functional expertise, and a fun personality to the recruiting leadership team.
Act as a culture champion: Champion, role model, and embed Samsara’s cultural principles (Focus on Customer Success, Build for the Long Term, Adopt a Growth Mindset, Be Inclusive, Win as a Team) as we scale globally and across new offices
Minimum requirements for this role:
Proven experience of scaling sales (go-to-market) and tech teams within a rapidly growing technology business
10+ years of experience in talent acquisition with experience in private and public companies (ideally during a period of hypergrowth)
3+ years of people management experience; demonstrated ability to coach, empower, and develop talent
Bachelors Degree or equivalent year of experience in global talent acquisition required.
At Samsara, we welcome everyone regardless of their background, race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, etc. We depend on the unique approaches of our team members to help us solve complex problems. We are committed to increasing diversity across our team and ensuring that Samsara is a place where people from all backgrounds can make an impact.
Samsara is an inclusive work environment, and we are committed to ensuring equal opportunity in employment for qualified persons with disabilities. Please email [email protected] or click here if you require any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruiting process.
Full time employees receive an above market total compensation package along with employee-led remote and flexible working, health benefits, Samsara for Good charity fund, and much, much more. Take a look at our Benefits site to learn more.
At Samsara, we have adopted a flexible way of working, enabling teams and individuals to do their best work, regardless of where they’re based. We value in-person collaboration and know a change of scenery and quiet space to work is welcomed from time to time, but also appreciate that the world of work has changed. Our offices remain open for those who prefer to collaborate or work in-office, but we also encourage fully remote applicants. As most roles are not required to be in the office, we are able to hire remotely where Samsara has an established presence. If a role is required to be in a certain location and candidates do not have work authorization for that location, Samsara will conduct an immigration assessment. If the role is not required to be in a specific location, Samsara will move forward with the remote location that works best for the business. All offers of employment are contingent upon an individual’s ability to secure and maintain the legal right to work at the company.Diversity & Inclusivity:
* We set goals and develop strategies to diversify our workforce by being intentional about addressing unconscious bias and ensuring fairness in our sourcing and hiring practices
* We create training and learning opportunities centred on enabling growth and ensuring all employees feel valued, respected, and supported
* We invest in mechanisms to ensure we are on target and transparent about building a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive Samsara
Read more here: https://www.samsara.com/uk/company/diversity/
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