Talent Acquisition Partner, EVP&HR Communications,

China, Shanghai, Shanghai

Business unit: Finance, IM and GBS

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel has a passion for paint. We’re experts in the proud craft of making paints and coatings, setting the standard in color and protection since 1792. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. Headquartered in the Netherlands, we operate in over 80 countries and employ around 35,000 talented people who are passionate about delivering the high performance products and services our customers expect. For more information please visit


- Personally manages the end to end recruitment delivery of allocated vacancies in the business;
- Carries out initial screening and the first interview of shortlisted candidates as required for the vacancies allocated;

- Tracks agreed global and local Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) and Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) for own area of responsibility and to provide timely and accurate reports to the Talent Resourcing Team Leader along with recommendations for improving performance;

- Acts as the custodian of allocated targeted areas assigned by the Team Leader and proactively build talent pipelines internally and externally through the use of e-recruitment (ATS) and social media platforms such as Linkedin;

- Promotes AkzoNobel's Employer Branding Proposition across area of responsibility in order to achieve our employer of choice objectives;

- Manages the day to day relationships with 3rd party suppliers (recruitment advertising partner, agencies);

- Provides appropriate training and support to hiring managers to ensure they are competent & skilled in recruiting in line with AkzoNobel processes, best practices and local law;

- Proactively looks to drive efficiency of process and reduce associated costs;

- Advises and partners with hiring managers on the most suitable route to attracting and selecting candidates and deliver the agreed solution;

- Supports graduate recruitment campaigns as required.

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Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

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Business unit

Finance, IM and GBS

Job family

Human Resources

Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

Competencies and Experience
- Educated to degree level or equivalent preferably in management, HR or Psychology;

- Minimum 5 years in HR with preferably  in recruitment; at least 2 years in house recruitment experience

- Proven experience of delivering successful, best practices, end to end recruitment campaigns within specified deadlines up-to middle management;

- Experience of working with e-recruitment (ATS) and social media platforms such as Linkedin;

- Experience in building, managing and engaging talent pipelines;

- Experience in using analytics as a tool for monitoring performance

- Experience in project management.

Key behavioural Competencies
- Result-oriented approach

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels

- Strong influencing skills

- Customer oriented and ability to partner with business leaders

- Has the ability to challenge and ask challenging questions in a constructive way with a good result