building TRUST & Impact,

every day.

I am a people oriented, multidisciplinary, versatile and results driven HR leader who daily cultivates a positive and intrapreneur attitude.

 

I have 15+ years of demonstrated experience in HR, Talent Acquisition & Project Management (six times awarded) among consultancy, engineering, scientific, healthcare and humanitarian industries within public/private multinational companies.

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SKILLS

ICRC - International Committee of the Red Cross

09.2018 – to present (4 year contract/assignment)

20’000 employees, present in 90 countries  |  HR Department: +650 professionals  |  www.icrc.org

 

The ICRC is the world’s most advanced and rapid-response global humanitarian actor. In September 2018, I joined the Organization in order to design, roll-out and scale-up the new global Talent Attraction & Employer Branding strategy. In this role, I lead, develop and coach a team of 10 Talent Attraction Specialists based in 6 different countries (Sao Paolo, Brussels, Geneva, Nairobi, Bangkok & Beijing) and partner with top leaders on global projects and strategies.

 

Head of Global Talent Attraction & Employer Branding (Centre of Excellence)

 

  • Pivot a low ROI HR function into a modern Talent Attraction Centre of Excellence delivering 5 services including:

    • Direct Sourcing, Market intelligence, Talent pipelining, Employer branding & Outreach activities

  • Design, plan, sponsor and roll-out strategic/global TA projects including: recruitment process optimisation, corporate career website, D&I, EVP, upskilling and capacity building, etc.

  • Partner with top universities and alumni networks to attract top talent globally

  • Global implementation of HR Tech: SAP HR Marketing module, Textio (AI), Wonderkind (AI), LinkedIn Recruiter & Talent Insights, Glassdoor/Indeed and Social Talent learning platform, etc.

  • Keep up with market trends and innovation to ensure continuous improvement

  • Monitor employer branding perception, Lead the social media strategy and growth (LI)

  • Liaise with vendors and negotiate global contracts - Manage annual budget

  • Enthusiastic and passionate global keynote speaker (+80 talks in the last 10 years)

  • DATA / KPIs / ROI:

    • Overall TA CoE customer satisfaction rate = 86%

    • Time to source = 12 working days (from in-take to longlist delivered)

    • Interview conversion rate = 60% to 90%

    • Hiring conversion rate = 5% to 20%

    • Market intelligence = 80% insights adoption rate (by top Leaders)

    • TA and digital on-line training: 420h delivered in 2020

    • LinkedIn ICRC strategy growth: from 180k to 500k followers’ growth in 2 years

    • My team’s internal satisfaction / engagement rate = 86%

  • Drive performance management for all team members and design tailor made development plans

HUG - Geneva University Hospitals
07.2016 – 08.2018 // 2 years

12’000 employees  |  HR Department: 250 professionals  |  www.hug-ge.ch

HUG is the 1st University Hospital in Switzerland with more than 12k employees and 900 recruitments per year. In July 2016, I joined the institution in order to set up the new cross-functional service responsible for centralized recruitments, HR marketing and induction activities.
   
Head of Recruitment & HR Marketing

•    Create and lead HUG Recruitment team: build an efficient, metrics, cost control and client oriented service aiming to support 19 internal HR Business Partners within their recruitment activities
•    Responsible for the design and roll-out of a new Talent Acquisition strategy aiming to establish an innovative, best practices and technology based approach across all HR marketing, recruitment, sourcing and induction activities
•    Design, drive and monitor the centralisation of post graduates, nursing and admin. recruitments (200+/p.a)
•    Implementation of new HRIS tools including a new ATS (SmartRecruiters), video interviews (Wepow), predictive psychometric assessments (assessfirst), HR marketing, sourcing, and on boarding tools
•    Act as a HUG ambassador during conferences and healthcare/medical events in order to increase HUG’s visibility
•    Inspire, lead, coach, assess and develop a team of 4 HR professionals
•    Management of the recruitment annual budget

 

CERN – European Laboratory for Particle Physics

06.2010 - 05.2016 // 6 years

2500 employees on-site  |  HR Department: 75 professionals  |  www.cern.ch

 

Among all scientific & particle physics laboratories, CERN is the world’s most advanced and recognized. In 2010, I joined the HR Department  in order to set up the Recruitment Unit and actively participate in the design & action plan of the new Recruitment, HR marketing and Sourcing strategy. After five years in this role, I decided to carry on with another internal challenge as HR Business Partner for the Physics Department.

                                   

HR Business Partner – APR. 2015 to JUN. 2016

 

  • All HR matters regarding employees’ life-cycle: recruitment, onboarding, development & departure

  • Together with top and middle leadership, drive the annual performance exercise and talent reviews

  • Identification, promotion and facilitation of internal mobility among the Organisation

  • Management of the full cycle regarding internal and strategic recruitments

  • Management of sensitive cases and conflicts between staff

  • Sponsor and champion HR initiatives within the Organisation

 

Recruitment, Sourcing & HR Marketing Manager - JUN 2010 to MAR 2015

 

  • Design, presentation and implementation of the new recruitment, sourcing and HR marketing model

  • Responsible for the entire recruitment life-cycle (from need analysis to hiring)

  • Continuous management of 15 to 25 positions (technical and support functions, entry and senior level)

  • Responsible for the pre-screening process including video interviews, technical tests and behavioural questionnaires

  • Design, preparation and participation to tailor-made "assessment centres" including panel interviews, CBIs, personality questionnaires and role-play situations

  • Trainer for the internal recruiting course

  • Preliminary analysis and pilots, project manager and implementation of personality questionnaires (Insights, Emergenetics, SHL, TalentQ) in alignment with the CERN’s Competency Model

  • Management of the Sourcing and HR Marketing budget (CHF 160k)

  • Project lead for the development of CERN Jobs smartphone app.

                                                                                                                                                                           

EUROPEAN AWARDS WITHIN THE RECRUITMENT TEAM

  1. Recruitment Innovation (In House Recruitment Awards IHRA) - 2012

  2. Ranked 10th best Facebook Careers site in Europe - 2012

  3. Online Talent Communication Award - 2012

  4. Recruitment Advertising Industry Awards (RAD) - 2011

  5. CIPD Recruitment Advertising Industry Awards (CIPD) - 2011

 

 

Careerplus Group

09.2007 - 03.2010 // 2,9 years

120 employees  |  18 offices in Switzerland  |  www.careerplus.ch

 

Recruitment Consultant

 

  • End-to-end recruitment services for a large panel of local and international companies

  • Recruitment of Finance, Accounting and Human Resources profiles (entry and senior level)

  • Use of Competency Based Interviews (CBI) and psychometric tools.

 

EDUCATION

Master of Science: Work & Organisational Psychology, Neuchatel University, 2002 - 2007                      

AWARD: Mark 6/6 - HR Swiss Award: Best Swiss Master thesis in 2007, awarded by the HR Swiss Association

Human Ressources

Managing a team of 10 HR pro.

Recruiting / CBI

Sourcing

Market Intelligence

Talent Pipelining

Training / Capacity building

Project Management

Performance Management

People Management

Assessments (psychometric)

Keynote Speaker

Personality

Diplomacy

Active listener

Creative

Solutions oriented

Dynamic

Positive mindset

"Can do" attitude

Collaborative

Flexible

Champion / Ambassador

Enabler

Assertive

 

HR Technologies

Success Factors

LinkedIn Recruiter

LinkedIn Insights

LinkedIn Corporate Page

SmartRecruiters

Social Talent (Training)

Textio

Wonderkind

Glassdoor

PotentialPark

Google analytics

Psychometric Tools

Insights Midi

Assessment First

Emergenetics

TalentQ

Office & PM Tech.

Office 365°

Trello

Asana

Slack

TypeForm

Google Survey

A/V Tech.

Adobe Premier Pro C6

Logic Pro X

Publisher

Web HTML editor

Social Media

LinkedIn Corporate

Facebook

Twitter

Instagram

 

LANGUAGES

French: mother tongue

Spanish: mother tongue

English: C1 level

German: B1 level

Italian: B1 level