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Chewy Head of Executive Search in Boston, Massachusetts

Our Opportunity:

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


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