Global Early Careers Programme Manager - Flexible Working Available

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
15 Oct 2019
15 Nov 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

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Job Description

We’re looking a talented and creative Global Early Careers Programme Manager to join our Talent Acquisition team in our Cambridge global HQ, developing and managing our Early Careers hiring strategy and capability.

Why is this role exciting?

This is a new global role that will have wide strategic impact for Arm, working across our geographic regions to ensure we continue to build out effective programmes for our Apprentice, Intern and Graduate/Post-Graduate hiring. You will be the subject-matter expert for Early Careers, working with our regional Talent Acquisition (TA) Delivery teams and global People team colleagues to design the activities that enhance our on-campus brand, recruitment activities, and deliver effective development schemes for our teams.

As well as working on our current programmes, you will have the opportunity to lead the future iteration of our operating model to ensure continued success as we grow and the skills we need from our new joiners changes in line with business demands.

You will report to the Sr Director, Global Talent Acquisition and be part of the matrixed TA Leadership team working with senior TA and People team colleagues from across Arm.

Your day could look a little like this:

In this role, you’ll be the key guardian of our global campus hiring strategy, working with our teams and business leaders to build and execute the strategic plan to deliver our hiring goals. You will have a strong working relationship with your regional TA Manager peers to support them and their recruiting teams as they hire into Arm’s global locations.

You’ll lead key relationships and ensure our teams represent Arm’s employer brand at target schools through partnership with our Talent Acquisition Marketing Manager.

To support this, you’ll work with the teams to use internal and external data to identify target schools and align the appropriate level of engagement through innovative campus events, presentations and social media campaigns.

You’ll also collaborate with key colleagues across the organisation such as the Talent Development, Diversity and Inclusion and Corporate Social Responsibility teams to support our wider STEM and development activities.

The future development of our Early Careers programmes will be a key focus for this role.


Job Requirements


Who you are?

Previous experience leading and developing successful Early Careers programmes is essential, along with a strong program management background. You should havepreviously held a role within Early Careers leadership, and ideally have a good knowledge of wider Talent Acquisition activities.

You will have had exposure to both global and regional considerations, with a broad understanding of University and College systems and processes across our key regions (UK/EMEA, North America, India/APAC).

Additionally, you will have wider experience of the full Early Careers lifecycle, including recruiting, onboarding, training and technical/personal development.

We are looking for an influencer with project management skills and the ability to collaborate; building positive relationships with peers, partners and senior management. You’ll be a ‘think big’ individual with a passion for innovation, but also be able to apply your critical thinking through attention to detail to handle all aspects of our Early Careers programmes. You will need to demonstrate extraordinary communication and be an astute problem solver that anticipates constraints and identifies optimization opportunities. Arm managers should display the highest ethical fortitude, display drive, and have excellent judgement.

You must thrive in a fast-paced, constantly evolving operating environment, with a strong appreciating of the business drivers and prioritisation for early careers activities within busy teams.

Software and hardware technology hiring experience would be beneficial to support your adjustment to the environment here at Arm, aligning to the skillsets we hire for our programmes.

Some travel (short and long-haul) will be required to engage with our regional teams and target schools, with a typical ramp of activities due to the seasonal cycle of Early Careers recruiting.
At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our unique culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary:

We not I

  • Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive
  • No individual owns the right answer. Brilliance is collective
  • Information is crucial, share it
  • Realise that we win when we collaborate — and that everyone misses out when we don’t

Passion for progress

  • Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up the pool of people you connect with
  • Difficult things can take unexpected directions. Stick with it
  • Make feedback positive and expansive, not negative and narrow
  • The essence of progress is that it can’t stop. Grow with it and own your own progress

Be your brilliant self

  • Be quirky not egocentric
  • Recognise the power in saying ‘I don’t know’
  • Make trust our default position
  • Hold strong opinions lightly



ARM Benefits


Your particular benefits package will depend on position and type of employment and may be subject to change. Your package will be confirmed on offer of employment. Arm’s benefits program provides permanent employees with the opportunity to stay innovative and healthy, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

  • Annual Bonus Plan
  • Discretionary Cash Award
  • Group Personal Pension Plan with enhanced company contribution
  • Medical, Travel, Health & Life Insurances
  • Holiday, 25 days annual leave with option to buy an additional 5 days per year
  • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-year of service
  • Volunteering, One (1) paid working day each year (TeamARM)
  • Varies by location: cycle to work, free car parking, gym on site, team and social events

About Arm

Arm® technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. From the unmissable to the invisible; our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs are enabling the intelligence in 86 billion silicon chips and securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. With more than 1,000 technology partners including the world’s most famous business and consumer brands, we are driving Arm innovation into all areas compute is happening inside the chip, the network and the cloud.

With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.