The Walt Disney Company Sr. Manager, Talent Acquisition in Anaheim, California

The Professional Recruitment Team connects talented professionals with life changing opportunities within Walt Disney Parks & Resorts. As a recruitment leader, you will lead and develop a high performing team of recruiters and coordinators located on the east and west coasts to ensure delivery of recruitment solutions to multiple lines of business in a fast-paced environment. You are responsible for leading and participating on talent acquisition projects and ensuring your team provides a uniquely Disney candidate experience while managing service delivery to the business. You will be required to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships that allow you to drive operational excellence and translate analytics into trends & insights that inform and influence hiring leaders. Develop recruitment strategies that align to business needs and are measured to ensure effectiveness. Provide input toward the AOP process, manage expenses versus plan and ensure optimal utilization of resources, recruitment tools, processes & practices. This role will be located in Anaheim, CA and requires limited travel in FL & CA. The role currently supports Global Marketing & Sales, Disney Institute, New Vacation Operations (Disney Reservation Center, Disney Vacation Club, Disney Cruise Line Shoreside) but may change based on business needs.

Responsibilities : Your Role:

  • Consult the Business – Meet with business leaders to learn business insights and hiring needs; Review data analytics and provide storytelling & insights to your team and business leaders to inform and influence recruitment strategy; Be a talent advisor to the business.

  • Develop Recruitment Strategies – Identify hiring needs and partner closely with the Sourcing and Recruitment Marketing to develop effective strategies that build diverse talent pipelines to meet business needs. Ensure your team tracks and shares talent efficiently (via TRM/Kenexa) and leverages consistent processes and tools.

  • Communicate & Collaborate – Develop and deliver clear & timely communication to your team, across the professional recruitment team, and with leaders at all levels; Partner closely with HRBPs and with TA partners (i.e. Org. Mgt., Sourcing, Recruitment Marketing, Finance, Mobility & Immigration, and Security/Global HR Operations etc.).

  • Manage Projects – Identify, lead and implement operational efficiency projects for the professional recruitment team including managing change management & communication plans; Participate in TWDC level projects (as needed).

  • Lead a Bi-Coastal Team – Develop, inspire, and hold a team accountable for the delivery of recruitment solutions; Coach and mentor your team through regular quality conversations and role plays to ensure desired behaviors; Lead by example.

Basic Qualifications :

You Bring:

  • Team leadership and project management experience

  • Proven ability to drive consistent processes and full life-cycle recruitment experience

  • Experience utilizing HRIS and Applicant Tracking Systems (i.e. SAP, Kenexa)

  • Knowledge and understanding of Disney HR policies and procedures

  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Visio)

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (oral and written) to small and large groups and the ability to interact with all levels of leadership

  • Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information and difficult conversations.

  • The ability to build & maintain collaborative relationships

  • Analytical skills to translate data into meaningful storytelling to drive data driven decisions

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and balance workloads across a team; proven performance management

  • Proven organizational, prioritization and time management skills

  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills

Preferred Qualifications :

How You Stand Out:

  • Prior experience recruiting salaried professionals in a full lifecycle recruitment process

  • Experience with recruitment systems Kenexa, Ascendify and LinkedIn Recruiter

  • Proven ability to develop strategic plans and lead projects to fruition

  • Familiarity with Walt Disney Parks & Resorts lines of business

  • Prior human resources or recruitment experience and passion for the candidate experience

  • Familiarity with SAP, Confluence and JIRA systems

  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint & Visio software tools

  • Social media activist able to promote The Walt Disney Company (e.g., LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram etc.)

  • Able to facilitate training on recruitment content to your team and business leaders

Required Education :

  • Associates degree or equivalent

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources, or similar field

Job ID: 605517BR

Location: Anaheim,California

Job Posting Company: Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products