Market Recruiting Lead

New York City, New York, United States
Corporate Functions


Weekly Hours: 40
Role Number:200126590
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As a Market Recruiting Lead, you are responsible for the recruiting strategy dedicated to the hiring of Apple’s Stores in a given Market. Your role works skillfully in a unique blend of expertise, leadership, and accountability. You are the face of Recruiting to the senior leaders in your Markets; a key strategist and leader, who frames the recruiting vision and then guides all recruiting efforts across multiple partners towards successful outcomes. You are also the voice of the Stores in your Market, and you ensure representation of their requirements in current and future strategies. You lead the strategy and execution for Leadership hiring in your markets, Internal and External while partnering with non-leadership Recruiters dedicated to the same markets on their strategy and execution. You may also guide Recruiting Marketing and Programs, Mobility, and Employee Relations experts on priorities and focus areas for the Stores. In this player/coach capacity you are a critical conduit in the community of experts dedicated to a market of Stores, and also the key communicator on their behalf to the market Directors and People Business Partners You report to the Senior Manager of Leadership Recruiting, with support from an indirect team of Leadership Sources. Where demanded by your market’s conditions, you may lead an externally-focused Leadership Recruiter. This broader team engages external market expertise together with internal acumen to define where to achieve the best results. Essential to your success is establishing trusted relationships across the business, People team, and with candidates. These relationships will be earned by consistently delivering on commitments and by being known for high integrity and engagement.

Key Qualifications

  • Attributes:
  • A Leader. Your team feels part of something bigger, is resilient, honest, and prepared for what’s ahead
  • Inspiring. Link priorities to vision and ensure work is meaningful for all involved/impacted
  • Accountable. Listen, challenge and commit with insider/outsider perspective
  • Collaborative. Connect through trust, knowing others, and receiving/sharing expertise
  • An Advocate. For Apple Recruiting and for wider People initiatives
  • Acumen. In Recruiting, Markets, Global Trends, Apple
  • Desired Competencies
  • Managing Vision and Purpose
  • Drive for Results
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Listening
  • Strategic and Organizational Agility
  • Customer Focus
  • Interpersonal Savvy with strong Self Awareness
  • Written and Verbal communication skills
  • Developing Direct Reports & Others


In your role as Market Recruiting Lead, you will have many responsibilities, including : You are directly Responsible Individual (DRI) for all hiring in the Market(s) You are the key interface between Market and Regionally dedicated Recruiting resources, defining the roadmap with a market view, and delivering a localized strategy You join Talent Planning efforts in Market for Leadership talent You lead Operational Planning in partnership with MD/ML and People partners, to build workforce planning, readiness tracking, and recruiting strategy You are the Market expert on the talent landscape, including local labour and industry trends, and the unique attributes and cultures within the Market You define an exceptional candidate experience, for internal and external talent You own the interview process, assessment, and feedback loops for internal and external Leadership hiring You partner deeply on Internal Leadership Movement efforts, including candidate prep You lead a matrixed team of resources, direct and indirect, to deliver localized plans and strategies for the Market(s) You work with Stores Leadership and People partners to define appropriate resourcing strategies You align with Non-Leadership Recruiting and support those partners on their sourcing & recruitment efforts You facilitate the process, communication, and mobility of field leadership talent (including repatriation) through partnership with Apple’s Global Mobility team You measure performance through reporting and analytics in order to support talent decisions in the market and drive continuous improvement You coach and build Stores’ Leadership capability in candidate assessment and selection You leverage tools, systems, and best practices to teach others about recruiting at Apple You support and lend expertise on the use and integration of new Recruiting innovations and technologies into your market You stay globally minded and widely connected, to support current needs and future opportunities If applicable, you manage a Leadership Recruiting resource in his/her process, performance, and partnership to the business.

Education & Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Additional Requirements

  • Occasional overnight travel required
  • Deep Recruiting functional expertise, ideally in Retail
  • Experience managing and/or coaching highly skilled teams, and leading them through complex and strategic efforts
  • Proven success implementing and leading People programs, initiatives, tools, and processes
  • Mastery of communication skills, including negotiation and cross-functional
  • Ideally Based in-Market with the Stores you support