Facebook University Lead, Software Engineering, London in London, United Kingdom


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.


As ‘one team’, People@ focuses on three major areas: hire the best people, foster continuous personal growth and enrich the overall Facebook experience. Our culture is our most important asset, and as the keepers of that culture, we’re seeking folks who share our values of moving fast, openness and impact. Our University Recruiting team is looking for an experienced recruiting lead for our Software Engineering, EMEA team. This is a permanent position based in our London office.

Competitive Salary including the following benefits apply:

  • Medical Benefits

  • Dental Benefits

  • Vision Benefits

  • Pension Benefits

  • Life Assurance

  • Childcare Benefits- Gym Benefits

  • Transport benefits

  • Laundry Benefit

  • Posted: 8th Feb 2019

  • Closing date: 7th March 2019

Required Skills:

  1. Lead a team of recruiters responsible for Software Engineering recruiting within London, including recruiting strategy, goals, performance management, day to day task management

  2. Oversee recruiting strategies for a team of recruiters based in London, working with internal engineering clients to determine hiring targets and resource needs

  3. Communicate recruiting strategies to larger University team to ensure achievement of goals

  4. Ability to identify trends and leverage knowledge, data and competitive intelligence to develop creative, customized sourcing strategies for the London team

  5. Provide reporting to the UR Management team and internal clients regarding recruiting results and how team is tracking to goals

  6. Track and manage a team budget, providing updates when needed

  7. Anticipate team needs and growth and hire, flex and stretch to meet changing business demand

  8. Assist in other initiatives, as needed

  9. Act as an internally and externally-facing representative of Facebook and our talent acquisition team

  10. Develop and manage to an annual budget

  11. Mentor and provide guidance and career development to members of the recruiting team

  12. Provide clear communication of progress, roadblocks, updates, and future plans to the UR team, engineering teams, management and localized site leads and directors.

  13. Compile & analyze data and metrics to support business decisions and plans as necessary

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Strong, demonstrable Recruiting experience

  2. 5+ years of University Recruiting experience

  3. Attention to detail and ability to multi-task

  4. Willingness to work flexible hours as needed

  5. Ability to travel during peak recruiting cycles

  6. Experience influencing and communicating cross-functionally

  7. Experience with compiling, analyzing and capturing insights from data to support business decisions

Industry: Internet