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Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

About Prodigy

In the last nine years, Prodigy Education has grown from 3,000 local users to more than 100 million registered users worldwide. As one of the fastest-growing ed-tech startups in North America with global impact, Prodigy connects students, parents, teachers, and school districts with resources that promote a lifelong love of learning. Anyone with an internet connection is welcome to create a free account for its renowned Math Game and try an effective and engaging math platform for grades 1 to 8. For more information visit www.prodigygame.com, or @ProdigyGame on Twitter.

At Prodigy Education, we have an incredible team that works tirelessly to turn our goal of making education a human right into a reality. We are immensely grateful for our amazing team and all they do every day. We welcome people who share our passion to join our team, where you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning.

Our passion is our mission - to help every student in the world love learning!

Please note: During the Covid-19 pandemic, in order to keep all our candidates safe, Prodigy is hiring and on-boarding 100% remotely for the time being.

Overview:

  • As our team continues to scale, you will play a critical role in ensuring that our recruitment practices and strategies are optimized to deliver top talent to allow us to deliver on our key business objectives. You will partner with your local stakeholders and those in our Corporate Offices in Canada to ensure consistency in talent operations and alignment with overall objectives.

Your Impact:

  • You will be the leading talent acquisition authority for our India office
  • Manage full-cycle recruiting for a range of positions across multiple departments
  • Provide coaching and guidance to current Talent Acquisition Specialist 
  • Create innovative sourcing and engagement strategies to acquire the best talent
  • Work with Hiring Managers to align with their hiring needs to identify the right talent
  • Coach and support hiring managers throughout the interview process to ensure they are empowered to make strong hiring decisions
  • Create a range of reporting metrics to demonstrate the performance of the talent acquisition function
  • Consistently review processes and procedures to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the recruitment process
  • Implement best practices to improve hiring speed and quality of candidates
  • Be a trusted advisor to your hiring managers and teams, including senior business leaders on all talent acquisition-related matters and industry trends
  • Accountable for meeting and exceeding quarterly hiring targets
  • Apply your current recruitment knowledge and accelerate your career growth with focused learning

Who You Are:

  • Minimum of 5 years recruiting experience, with the majority of time spent in technical recruiting
  • Experience in a small startup environment or in a high growth environment
  • Proven track record in attracting talent from top-tier tech companies
  • Proven ability in leveraging a range of methods to source passive candidates, including social media, specialized sites and your personal network
  • Knowledge of current recruiting trends affecting talent acquisition
  • Knowledge of recruiting tools, applicant tracking systems and data management/reporting techniques
  • Experience creating and fostering partnerships with internal leadership and executive teams
  • Resilient! You have a positive attitude, even in challenging times
  • Skilled in working with senior business leaders, supporting and guiding them on talent acquisition best practices.

What We Offer:

  • A lively work environment - WeWork @Hebbal
  • Health benefits 
  • Gym & Learning Fund
  • Flexible work hours
  • Snacks & Coffee
  • Fun activities
  • Team lunches
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Department: People Operations

Location: Bengaluru Area

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Come as you are. We believe the power of our collective potential will transform education. We are building towards a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace to empower and create access and opportunity for all. We welcome applications from people from all underrepresented groups, including (but not limited to) people of any gender, age, or religion, members of the LGBTQIA2+ community, BIPOC and other underrepresented races and nationalities, people with disabilities, veterans, and anyone who may contribute to the further diversification of Prodigy Education.  If you feel like you don’t have all the qualifications for this position, and are willing to use your initiative to learn the rest, we’d still love for you to apply! We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Game will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.