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Director, Executive Recruiting at Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: San Jose, California

Job Description:


The Hewlett Packard Enterprise Global Executive Recruiting team partners with senior leaders to recruit executive-level roles (Director, Vice President, and Senior Vice President) through both internal and external channels. The team’s primary mission is to ensure we attract ‘best in class’ executive talent for our key leadership roles to accelerate HPE’s future success.

This position will be located in San Jose, California.


In this role you will be aligned to one or more business units to deliver against the executive recruiting needs supporting Hewlett Packard Enterprise strategic business imperatives for the Storage business. You’ll build relationships with senior business and HR stakeholders to identify, plan and implement recruiting strategies that drive an effective process which results in an impactful hire.

Aligned with these stakeholders you’ll also support internal talent moves and the succession process in conjunction with the Talent Management team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Planning and Partnering

    • Proactively engage in HR and business conversations to uncover executive talent gaps, themes or needs that impact executive talent acquisition

    • Devise and execute on talent acquisition strategies

    • Partner across HR for end-to-end client satisfaction in the recruiting process

  • Sourcing

    • Proactively develop candidate-generation strategies to develop diverse candidate slates using all available recruiting tools

    • Proactively identify and build relationships with external prospects

    • Effectively represent and market the HPE employment brand, the organization's business objectives and global career opportunities to potential candidates

  • Assessment

    • Assess candidates for experience, alignment to company values and leadership attributes

    • Readily identify and address objections; summarize candidate's strengths and needs relative to role and to an HPE career

  • Managing Candidates & Offers

    • Collaborate with hiring manager and business HR to create and deliver a comprehensive, compelling, differentiated and balanced offer

    • Demonstrate in-depth awareness of employment laws and regulations; know when to engage legal or employee relations colleagues for support

Experience & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree and / or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum10 years of related business experience, with at least five years of executive recruiting experience.

  • Strong knowledge and recruitment experience in technology; with strong preference for knowledge of and network in the enterprise Storage technology domain

  • Prefer executive search and in-house executive recruitment experience

  • Proven ability to:

    • Direct source and assess talent for executive level roles: Director, Vice President level roles

    • Consult, influence,and advise senior executives; manage senior executive relationships across geographies and business groups

    • Deliver results working across multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

    • Build strong external network of both industry peers and executives within technology; internal network of business leaders and HR stakeholders

    • Engage and manage external search firms as needed

    • Demonstrate business maturity and executive gravitas in all interactions


Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities. HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to the use of arrest and conviction records, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.