Talent acquisition Manager (M/F)

Vacancy details

General information


Limagrain is an agricultural cooperative and an international seed group owned by 1,300 farmers located in Auvergne (in the center of France). Present in 49 countries and with 9,335 employees, the Group breeds, produces and distributes field seeds, vegetable seeds and agri-food products. Focused on the genetic progress of plants, Limagrain is the fourth largest seed group worldwide. talent.limagrain.com  



Position description

Employment Type

Regular Full Time

Contractual hours




Main Goal

Reporting to the Group talent development manager you will be designing, implementing and driving the talent acquisition strategy of Limagrain as well overseeing the hiring processes for the executives and top executives positions.

Job description

- Oversee the end-to-end management of executive / top executive recruitment processes (excluding the assessment) with the assistance of your talent acquisition specialist.

- Build quality relationships with in-house recruiters and managers understanding their needs and leverage Talent acquisition/sourcing Analytics, set and supervise KPIs for effective decision making in Talent acquisition strategy & candidate experience.

In particular, define our target candidate profiles for hiring, evaluate the efficiency of our sourcing strategies, assess and monitor candidate experience. Design and drive action plan accordingly.

- Develop and implement an effective talent acquisition strategy according to KPIs, and business needs.

- Be responsible for managing contracts and relationships at Group scale with the job boards and the recruiting firms as well as any other partnerships linked to our recruitment process (personality inventory, assessment).

-Support and inspire in-house recruiters, raise awareness to protect employer branding , to improve candidate experience, and to develop customer centric approach.

- Drive change management for new solutions/ new ways of approaching sourcing and technology within the recruitment process.

- Proactively researching and assessing new sourcing methodologies and build up external benchmarking capability to understand competitive intelligence landscape and influence best practices with team and stakeholders, utilizing data trends to gain insights into how to broaden and diversify our talent pools.

Skills: what we expect of you

5+ years of recruiting experience, with a combination of in-house and agency experiences

Proven track record in designing and implementing talent acquisition strategy and with C level hiring process management.

Strong customer focus and ability to manage senior stakeholders.

English fluent. Another language is a plus. 

Your benefits and working environment

You will join a team of 7 people based at the headquarters and will evolve in a pleasant and stimulating work environment.

As a member of the Group talent development team,  you will have the opportunity to be working with the most worlwide senior executive managers. 

🌱Driven by the vision of farmers, LIMAGRAIN passionately reveals the best in plants to contribute to progress in food and build a sustainable future.

If your are looking for a job and a company with a strong purpose, Here you are !

At limagrain we live our values, joining Limagrain means joining a Group which puts people at the heart of what it does and which is  committed to diversity and inclusion, sources of progress and wealth for the company.

Our international footprint  and the diversity of our businesses offer many professional opportunities



Recruitment process

Once your application is submitted, an acknowledgement of receipt will confirm your application.

We will study your profile in relation to the need of the position and the company.

If your application is successful, the following steps are part of our process: after a prequalification interview, we will ask you to complete personality inventories and reasoning tests that will serve as the basis for an interview with the Group talent development manager.



Position localization


10 Rond-Point du Biopole, 63360 Saint-Beauzire, France

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

Bachelor's degree

Minimum level of experience required

5 years or more


English (4 - Fluent)


Position start date