Hub Talent Acquisition Manager Americas

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Date: May 27, 2023

Location: Marietta, US Bogota, CO

Company: Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential
  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible
  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel
  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people
  • Diversity – Together, we create change



About the role

Your Impact as Hub Talent Acquisition Manager Americas:

The Hub Talent Acquisition Manager reports to the Global Head of Talent Acquisition and is responsible for the full-cycle recruitment and selection process (internal, external, contingent) in the designated Hub = US and Latin America (Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Venezuela, Mexico, and Brazil).


  • Ensures a clear and simple recruitment process (sourcing strategy timeline, cost, milestones) within the assigned Hub, ensuring delivery to internal customers across 7 countries and for 300+ recruitments per year.
  • Provides an inspiring and engaging leadership to 2-3 direct reports in the Hub.
  • Is personally involved in the selection process of the top profiles in the assigned Hub (Managers, Upper White Collars) – directly scouting and sourcing candidates.
  • Builds a strong pipeline of applicants through effective employer branding initiatives, ambassador networks and applicable sourcing channels, including schools, universities, and other local sources.
  • Ensures the availability of sourcing and selection options within the Hub, exercising a strategic management of the providers within the Hub (e.g., temp agencies, executive search, etc.).
  • Steers the continuous improvement of the Talent Acquisition techniques and processes in collaboration with the Global Head of Talent Acquisition, and the development of new recruitment channels and selection tools to be able to attract the right candidates.
  • Is responsible for the delivery and tracking of the Talent Acquisition KPIs within the region, and for the accurate record keeping of all applicant and interview data in the SAP Success Factors ‘Recruitment.’
  • Is actively involved in HR Group projects in the area of Talent Acquisition




  • Hub implementation of the Group Talent Acquisition Strategy
  • Development and execution of an own Hub Talent Acquisition Strategy
  • Delivery of the required new hires according to the Bekaert needs and the Hub Service Level Agreements


About You

Essential skills & competencies

  • Degree in Psychology, HR, or a related field
  • Proficiency in English and Spanish languages at business level
  • 6 to 8 years of professional & relevant work experience in Talent Acquisition within structured, multinational organizations, preferably with a strong industrial footprint
  • Demonstrated ability in leading cross-country teams in a multicultural environment.
  • Practical know how of various recruitment channels (e.g., LinkedIn), interviewing techniques, assessment tools (e.g., Tests, assessment centers…) and latest developments in sourcing and selection.
  • Proficiency in recruitment related IT-system & tools (SuccessFactors, LinkedIn, Skype, etc.)
  • Understanding of project management to be able to contribute to Group projects
  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple processes at the same time.


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers

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