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Europe Recruiting Lead (London,UK)

ZS is a professional services firm that works side by side with companies to help develop and deliver products that drive customer value and company results. From R&D to portfolio strategy, customer insights, marketing and sales strategy, operations and technology, we leverage our deep industry expertise and leading-edge analytics to create solutions that work in the real world. Our most valuable asset is our people—a fact that’s reflected in our values-driven organization in which new perspectives are integral and new ideas are celebrated. ZSers are passionately committed to helping companies and their customers thrive in industries ranging from healthcare and life sciences, to high-tech, financial services, travel and transportation, and beyond.

ZS’s India Capability & Expertise Center (CEC) houses more than 60% of ZS people across three offices in New Delhi, Pune and Bengaluru. Our teams work with colleagues across North America, Europe and East Asia to create and deliver real world solutions to the clients who drive our business. The CEC maintains standards of analytical, operational and technological excellence across our capability groups. Together, our collective knowledge enables each ZS team to deliver superior results to our clients.


ZS’ Corporate Support teams operate the firm’s core internal enterprise functions. Our global teams comprise team-oriented, pragmatic and results-driven people who thrive in a challenging work environment. Our people come from diverse backgrounds, but share a passion for quality customer service and dedication—whether our customer is a client or another ZS employee.

Human Resources develops and executes successful recruiting programs, learning and expertise-development initiatives, strategic staffing assignments, effective reporting and analytics, performance management processes, and work-life benefits and operations.


As we continue to grow our firm, we are currently looking for an experienced Europe Recruiting Lead to join us in our London office, UK. 

The Europe Recruiting Lead will report to the Regional HR Lead and be responsible for managing recruiting operations across Europe. The role will oversee the execution and delivery of recruiting across: university, experienced hire and enterprise functions across all offices in the region. The role will also partner with the Global Recruiting Lead and Recruiting CoE (Center of Excellence) to design “best in class” learning, process improvements and reporting capabilities to deliver value & impact to meet business needs.


  • Oversee and manage the delivery of regional recruiting strategy & operations, including; employer branding & social campaigns; talent attraction & sourcing; assessments; interview processes; and candidate engagement throughout the recruiting lifecycle;
  • Support open recruiting efforts as an individual contributor. Source, pre-screen and attract/close candidates;
  • Recruit, lead, coach and mentor a growing team of recruiters and HR assistants across locations. Establish a strong community mindset of knowledge sharing, engagement, and results/solution-orientation;
  • Collaborate with regional business leadership to monitor recruiting progress regularly against demand. Maintain agility in recruiting support & structure to meet the monthly/annual hiring needs of various practice & functional areas in real-time;
  • Partner with Regional HR Lead, Global Recruiting Lead and the CoE to ensure all program communications, standard processes, team training, tools and plans are aligned to key audiences and business needs;
  • Collaborate with the CoE to define data standards, drive team behaviors around data stewardship and evolve key metrics through dashboards to drive performance of the team;
  • Keep abreast of emerging recruiting best practices and industry trends and sharing with the team as appropriate


  • BS/BA degree with strong record of academic achievement required, advanced degree preferred;
  • 12-15+ years of relevant recruiting experience required (professional services experience strongly preferred);
  • 5+ years’ experience in leading & scaling large, high-performing teams through change;
  • Client-focused and committed to the continuous improvement of relationships with all levels of management and employees (cross-functional);
  • Ability to influence recruiting decisions by providing value-adding recruiting-related advice;
  • Ability to put in place meaningful metrics which will help continuously improve the efficiency of recruiting operations against business outcomes/results;
  • Confirmed ability to analyze problems and solve them creatively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong project management, organization and communication skills;
  • Sense of humor appreciated


ZS is a global consulting firm; fluency in English is required, additional fluency in at least one European or Asian language is desirable. 
Candidates must possess work authorization for their intended country of employment. An on-line application, including a cover letter expressing interest and a full set of transcripts (official or unofficial), is required to be considered.
ZS offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus incentives, plus an attractive benefits package.


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