Chewy Head of Executive Search in Boston, Massachusetts
Chewy is hiring a Head of Executive Search to lead Chewy’s executive hiring function and act as a key senior leader driving the growth of Chewy. This role will work closely with the CEO, CFO, CTO, and the full C-Suite executive team and be an integral talent partner with senior leadership. You will lead the establishment, management, and oversight of end-to-end executive hiring (from research and market mapping to attracting diverse talent to converting best-in-class executive hires.
This role will shape Chewy’s future and requires an action-oriented builder. To be successful in the role, you will need a proven track record of being a disruptor, innovator, and forward-looking business leader. You are also an inspiring people leader, a strong cross-functional collaborator, an outstanding communicator, and a nimble, strategic thinker. Finally, you demonstrate flexibility to dive deep and willingly roll up your sleeves to lead your team through ever-changing priorities and interesting business challenges.
What You'll Do:
Partner with the C-suite senior leaders to drive Chewy’s long-term growth plan
Apply your expertise in hiring executives (Director, Senior Director, Vice President, C-level) to enhance the executive recruiting function at Chewy
Set vision, design strategy, and execute thought leadership to impact Chewy’s growth, at scale
Lead, inspire, and develop a team of executive recruiting professionals focused on attracting world-class executive talent
Apply industry best practices to bring innovation to operations, systems, and processes
Implement mechanisms to track and improve candidate and hiring manager experience
Implement repeatable operating processes that manage passive and active candidate pipelines
Write monthly business reviews that provide senior leaders with market insights, hiring trends, risks, opportunities, and strategic paths forward.
Build the hiring framework, selection and assessment process, and analytics to enhance our executive hiring process
Apply data-driven decision making
Create ad-hoc materials for C-suite consumption
What You'll Need:
10+ years of progressive Recruiting experience, with at least 5+ years recruiting executives
3+ years of experience leading recruiting teams
Bachelor’s degree required, MBA a plus
Proven track record of establishing, building, and maturing executive recruiting functions, selection systems, and tools
Experience leading senior-level team members in a hyper growth organization
E-commerce experience and company size of 10K+ FTE’s or more are both a strong plus
Ability to think globally, strategically, and objectively
Able to effectively translate data into actionable insights, strategies and hiring plans
Apply analytical rigor to create, model, and analyze data which then shapes our strategic talent initiatives
Experience in building effective diversity hiring strategies that enable and amplify our D&I efforts across Chewy
Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and effectively (verbally and in writing) to senior leadership audiences
Success in creating an inclusive culture that builds trust between cross-functional teams
Demonstration of maintaining high performance expectations and leading teams to achieve results in a fast-paced environment
Advanced use of PowerPoint and Excel
Experience in writing data-rich, strategic white papers a strong plus
Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members. If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you need an accommodation during the application process or to perform these job requirements, or if you need a religious accommodation, please contact CAAR@chewy.com.
If you have a question regarding your application, please contact HR@chewy.com.