People Matter

Recruiting Manager



People & HR
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, March 28, 2024

Get to know Okta

Okta is The World’s Identity Company. We free everyone to safely use any technology—anywhere, on any device or app. Our Workforce and Customer Identity Clouds enable secure yet flexible access, authentication, and automation that transforms how people move through the digital world, putting Identity at the heart of business security and growth.

At Okta, we celebrate a variety of perspectives and experiences. We are not looking for someone who checks every single box - we’re looking for lifelong learners and people who can make us better with their unique experiences.

Join our team! We’re building a world where Identity belongs to you.

The India Talent Acquisition Team

Join our innovative Talent Acquisition team where you'll lead a dedicated group of professionals in sourcing, attracting, and hiring top talent. Drive the development of recruitment strategies and collaborate with hiring managers to meet staffing needs. Utilize your people management skills to inspire and develop team members while ensuring a seamless and positive candidate experience throughout the recruitment process.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Sr. Director APAC, the Manager Recruiting will oversee hiring for Okta India. This role involves developing and executing recruitment strategies to meet the company's talent needs. Responsibilities include managing a team of recruiters, collaborating with senior leadership, and ensuring a seamless candidate experience. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, a deep understanding of the Indian talent market, and a track record of success in recruiting top talent.

What you’ll be doing
  • Leading and managing a team of recruiters to effectively source, screen, and hire top-tier talent for Okta's India operations.
  • Collaborating closely with hiring managers to understand hiring needs and develop strategic recruitment plans aligned with business objectives.
  • Implementing innovative sourcing techniques and leveraging various recruiting channels to attract a diverse pool of qualified candidates.
  • Overseeing the end-to-end recruitment process, from job posting and candidate evaluation to offer negotiation and onboarding, ensuring a smooth and efficient experience for both candidates and hiring managers.
  • Continuously analyzing recruitment metrics and performance data to identify areas for improvement and drive enhancements to the recruitment process, contributing to the overall success of Okta's talent acquisition efforts in India.
What you’ll bring to the role
  • 10 years experience in recruiting and talent acquisition, particularly in a managerial capacity, with a strong understanding of the Indian talent market and hiring trends.
  • Proven leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a team of recruiters to achieve recruitment goals and deliver high-quality results.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, enabling effective collaboration with senior leadership, hiring managers, and candidates.
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, coupled with a results-oriented mindset, to develop and implement innovative recruitment strategies that drive business success.
  • A commitment to diversity and inclusion, with a demonstrated ability to foster an inclusive recruitment process that attracts candidates from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
And extra credit if you have experience in any of the following!
  • Implementing and optimizing applicant tracking systems (ATS) to streamline recruitment processes and enhance candidate management.
  • Utilizing data analytics and metrics to track recruitment KPIs, evaluate the effectiveness of recruitment strategies, and inform data-driven decision-making.
  • Familiarity with employer branding initiatives and employer value proposition (EVP) development to attract top talent and enhance the organization's reputation as an employer of choice.
  • Knowledge of global recruiting practices and experience in managing recruitment operations across multiple geographies, particularly within the Asia-Pacific region
Okta’s Top 5 Core Leadership Competencies are part of the deeply ingrained principles that guide all of our company’s actions. They also align strongly to our cultural cornerstones, our Okta values: love our customers, empower our people, never stop innovating, act with integrity, and maintain transparency. It’s our expectation that our managers and leaders embody these core competencies:
  • Builds Effective Teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.
  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness (EQ): Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.
  • Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.
  • Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
  • Strategic Mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.


What you can look forward to as an Okta employee!

Okta cultivates a dynamic work environment, providing the best tools, technology and benefits to empower our employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs. Each organization is unique in the degree of flexibility and mobility in which they work so that all employees are enabled to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, regardless of where they live. Find your place at Okta today!

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