General Information

Req #
Career area:
Human Resources
United States of America
North Carolina
Thursday, January 6, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements


As Manager of North America Early Career Recruiting Programs, you use your industry expertise to manage strategy, program development, and full life-cycle university recruitment for Lenovo. You manage a team of highly skilled recruiters who source, engage, and hire the future workforce of Lenovo via intern, co-op, full-time regular, and rotational programs. Your team does more than recruit; they are project managers, brand ambassadors, advocates, and mentors. You know how to manage, mentor, and guide your team through the entire recruiting life cycle while also working closely with our leaders to drive world-class recruiting practices and strategy. You are socially connected, creative and your thirst for innovation drives your team together as they deliver results while providing exceptional candidate experiences.


  • Providing mentorship, guidance, and career development to members of your team, hire and onboard as your team grows
  • Ensuring recruiters and/or sourcers are managing to milestones and metrics
  • Providing innovative, scalable solutions to drive hiring to meet Lenovo business objectives
  • Creating innovative sourcing strategies, delivering D&I KPI's, and ensuring a high-touch candidate experience
  • Partnering with Lenovo hiring managers to develop a detailed profile of target candidates with data-driven advice on the range of logical possibilities
  • Identify trends and leverage knowledge, data, and competitive intelligence to develop creative, customized sourcing strategies
  • Leading by example through following, setting, or sharing recruiting best practices
  • Compiling, analyzing and capturing insights from data to support business decisions
  • Defining, designing, and implementing recruiting programs for a variety of positions including understanding and mapping the talent landscape, internal calibration, and referrals, and matching those data points with the external talent supply
  • Representing Lenovo at hiring focused events, as well as D&I (diversity & inclusion) hiring focused conferences and ensuring equitable and inclusive interview processes so all students have an opportunity to shine
  • Building relationships with career center departments, professors, faculty, and student groups and with targeted external Lenovo organizations
  • Working with, and influencing multiple facets of the organization (i.e., across function, level, location, etc.) and tailoring communication-based on the audience


  • Bachelor's degree in Education, Business, Human Resources, or related field from an accredited university, or a combination of demonstrable experience, education, and training
  • 5+ years of recruiting within University Relations campus recruitment, early career talent programs, and/or DE&I recruitment strategies
  • 3+ years of experience managing a team of recruiters and/or sourcers
  • Demonstrated experience leading high-performing recruitment teams and leading enterprise-wide initiatives
  • Ability to build a multi-year strategic plan and achieve desired outcomes
  • Experience leading in-person and virtual recruitment program initiatives
  • Experience managing relationships with key partners - including but not limited to diversity partnerships/conferences, HBCUs, HSIs, student organizations/clubs
  • Demonstrated influence cross-functionally with HR Business Partners, Senior Leaders, and core business functions
  • Proven leadership and cross-functional collaboration experience, ideally in a global setting
  • Ability to travel up to 30% during the peak recruitment season
This role will be remote work-from-home until it's safe to return to the office. Once we're back in the office, our location is Davis Drive, Morrisville, NC, Lenovo US HQ. We will maintain a flexible work style with a mix of work-from-home and meet-ups in the office.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated by January 18, means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Morrisville - North Carolina - United States of America