Lead Recruiter

Okta is the foundation for secure connections between people and technology.   By harnessing the power of the cloud, Okta allows people to access applications on any device at any time, while still enforcing strong security protections. It integrates directly with an organization’s existing directories and identity systems, as well as 4,000+ applications.

Because Okta runs on an integrated platform, organizations can implement the service quickly at large scale and low total cost. Thousands of customers, including Adobe, Allergan, Chiquita, LinkedIn, and Western Union, trust Okta to help their organizations work faster, boost revenue, and stay secure. See how Okta does this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S8NSF2O7ZT

We are seeking a Lead Recruiter to join our specialized team in a flexible recruiting role.  This role will carry multiple positions across numerous skill sets and all business Units; Sales, Engineering, Marketing, Customer Care, Product Development etc. This role is primarily responsible throughout North America with some potential in EMEA and APAC markets as well.  We view our recruiters as  trusted advisors to our hiring managers and leaders - Recruitment partners have the ability to find top talent in markets through utilizing  talent tools and data insights that drive conversations to best places to hire for top talent; ultimately, this team finds amazing talent!  

What this role looks like for you:

  • Carry and maintain a req load that flexes across all major functions (from Engineering, Sales and Marketing, Product marketing )

  • Creating awesome candidate experiences and act as the strategic hiring expert & business partner for your team, & hiring stakeholders

  • Create external hiring and internal mobility recruiting strategies through numerous Social Media channels

  • You are a Diversity Champion with an inclusive mindset for finding top talent

  • Advise hiring partners on strategies to address talent gaps and future talent needs

  • Serve as a subject matter expert for hiring across multiple markets, time zones, and countries while driving talent strategies that build a diverse workforce & promote a culture of inclusion

  • When needed, challenge assumptions & influence hiring stakeholders to so an objective process is completed, and the best hire is made for the organization

  • Develop, Leverage and Analyze metrics and ability to illustrate to hiring managers on strategies and candidates pool in specific geographic areas

What you will need:

  • Full-lifecycle recruiting experience, plus a proven success hiring enterprise Sales, Engineering, Marketing, Product Development throughout North America  

  • A strategic partner in recruitment where you will lead processes and make changes to win top talent

  • Demonstrated excellence and passion for candidate experience at each step of the recruitment process

  • Proactive candidate cultivation/relationship building with top passive candidates over time

  • Drives for results; demonstrated track record meeting or exceeding quarterly and annual hiring targets

  • Focus on candidate experience, hiring manager experience and key recruiting funnel metrics

  • Bi-lingual (French/English) preferred



Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/. 

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