Talent Acquisition Lead

Location PL-Gdynia
Requisition ID
Business Area
Global Shared Services
Human Resources
Location Details
Position Type
Permanent employment
Close Date (dd/mm/yyyy)

Local Unit & Position Description

Recruitment is recognized as a professional discipline in DNV GL and delivered as a standardized process by Global Shared Services. Recruiters are trusted advisors to the business and expected to take the lead in managing recruitment processes together with the hiring managers.


With us you will get the opportunity to join a high standard recruitment team being a partner for the wider global recruitment community in DNV GL. You will collaborate with inspiring internal customers, many of them world-leading experts within their field and you will be given the opportunity to build on and widen your experience within talent acquisition.


Key tasks

  • Working closely with GSS HR and senior management
  • Managing recruitment funnel for GSS
  • Providing feedback and coaching to recruiters supporting GSS recruitment
  • Managing the relationships with our recruitment and employer branding preferred suppliers and other external organizations;
  • Use all, relevant talent acquisition tools to provide best in class candidates for DNV GL company;
  • Develop and implement innovative, cost-effective sourcing solutions to ensure a sufficient pipeline
    of candidates is generated in order to satisfy planned workforce planning
  • Focus on quality, timely delivery of recruitment service for dedicated business area;
  • Drive hiring in an end-to-end process and engage with our candidates and managers on all hiring related topics;
  • Build and maintain strong stakeholder relationships across HR and hiring managers as it relates to talent sourcing and executive recruitment;
  • Challenge the status quo and myths with stakeholder populations to get better recruitment solutions
  • Develop pro-active search for upcoming recruitment needs  
  • Develop the Global Centres strategy to drive business goals for talent acquisition around quality of hire, cost per hire, direct sourcing, time to fill, employer of choice brand;
  • Reporting of specific HR Recruitment related KPIs and providing recommendations where appropriate;
  • Ensures ongoing compliance of all recruitment process in dedicated business area.

Position Qualifications

  • At least 4-5 years of experience as Human Resources Business Partner/Talent Acquisition Partner / Senior Recruiter/ HR Senior Generalist,
  • Proven experience in recruitment on polish market, preferably in Tricity area and/or in SSC environment (Finance, HR, IT)

  • Proven experience in building relations with recruitment agencies or HR vendors

  • Proven experience in implementation of KPI for HR or recruitment

  • Experience in building and maintaing relations with Senior Leadership Team

  • Experience in Employer Branding Campaigns and recruitment marketing elements
  • Ability to manage and participate in multiple projects, priorities, and client groups,
  • Strong interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to research best practices and network internally and externally;
  • Ability to plan and execute sourcing plan to generate required candidates / skill sets;
  • Ability to influence business decisions and direction relative to hiring requirements, needs, strategy;
  • Excellent relationship management skills with candidates and business partners;
  • Strong customer engagement, expectations management, issue resolution, stakeholder management experience;
  • Excellent teamwork, project management, and partnership behaviours;
  • Good interpersonal, communication, negotiation and influencing skills,
  • Ability to think ‘outside of the box’;
  • Highly collaborative with demonstrative ability to develop and maintain effective and positive working relationships;
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills;
  • Fluent in English.

Characteristics of Successful Employees

  • A caring and respectful team player aligned with the DNV GL company values
  • Highly motivated with a flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • Excellent communication skills and cultural awareness is required
  • Positive attitude, customer centric mind- set and willingness to go the extra mile to meet organizational goals
  • Proactive in identifying opportunities and established new ways of working
  • An eye for innovation and digital solutions is a must
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times

We offer

  • Career development in multinational environment
  • Strong company culture with emphasis on competence development
  • Training and development programs including Cut-e certification
  • Thorough on-boarding process
  • Great atmosphere of working together in a team of professionals
  • Attractive office location at Łużycka Office Park in Gdynia
  • Flexible working hours
  • Modern ergonomic working conditions
  • Medical package (Luxmed)
  • Funding for sport activities and language lessons
  • Social events and team building activities

Company & Business Area Description

DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


The Global Shared Services (GSS) organization within DNV GL provides high quality, cost effective services and processes within Human Resources, Finance and IT, based on requirements defined by the business areas and Group. GSS also develops central competence for distinct services, projects and development and will support policy, procedures and system implementation on a global, regional, and local level.


GSS is about bringing a team of true process experts together, going for professional service levels at industry standards, and offering centers of expertise for competence based advisory. We are driven by people’s competence and motivation to help and support the business areas. As a member of the GSS community you act in a professional, multi-cultural, competent and service oriented environment with good possibilities to enhance your personal competencies and expertise, and to build a strong network with colleagues around the world.


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