Recruiting Leader, Go To Market EMEA & APJ

  • Anywhere

Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at

This role will be based in Ireland, UK, Spain or Singapore – sponsorship and relocation will not be offered.

As the Recruiting Leader for the Go To Market team, you’ll create and implement hiring strategies to attract a diverse pool of capable talent. You’ll lead a team of experienced sales and services Recruiters who partner with the business in EMEA & APJ (excluding India).

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Lead, mentor, and develop a team of sales & services recruiters who will be expected to source, screen, and hire outstanding talent in a nuanced business environment.
  • Engage regularly with leaders and executives to understand business challenges and hiring needs. Ensure your team has a constant pulse on the business and adapts quickly.
  • Build and develop solid relationships with Hiring Managers, other parts of HR (Recruiting Leadership, Recruiting Enablement & Operations, Compensation, HR Operations etc), Sales Operations, Finance, and other teams to deliver our workforce plan.
  • Understand and achieve key standards of success including hiring and DEI goals. Evaluate recruiting results and find opportunities to improve recruiting practices.
  • Share data, progress and insights with leaders to advance hiring practices in your regions.
  • Ensure your team use the CRM, ATS and other tools and partner with Operations and HR Tech teams for tool needs, requirements and improvements.
  • Be ready to carry requisitions in peak periods as needed.

What You Bring With You:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or similar work experience
  • Knowledge and success in executing a full-cycle, high quality recruiting process required.
  • Proven track record of experience in IT / Technology or Software industry
  • Strong personal EMEA network within sales / marketing sector
  • Knowledge of reporting, data analysis, and understanding of recruiting metrics
  • Experience in building new processes, programs hiring initiatives that will raise the talent bar
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills with proven ability to take feedback and build strong positive relationships.
  • Proven organizational skills with ability to prioritize and work well in an environment with challenging demands.
  • High EQ and a demonstrated pattern of positively mentoring others around you.
  • Some travel required.

Bonus Points:

  • SaaS Software background
  • Experience using Greenhouse, Tableau, Handshake or Seekout
  • Strong DE&I experience

Additional Information – We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Increase your impact – We match up to $2000 (or local currency equivalent) for financial donations and service
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

We welcome individuals with disabilities and strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all individuals. To request an accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email [email protected] We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

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