Director, Talent Acquisition

Location: Chelmsford, MA


ZOLL Medical is a growing, innovation-driven company on the forefront of delivering medical devices to save lives, and software solutions to improve efficiency. With customers in more than 140 countries, we continue to expand our reach, as well as our product offerings. Hospitals, emergency medical services (EMS), and others trust us to provide high-quality products and exceptional customer service. ZOLL products are used every day across the globe to save the lives of people who suffer sudden cardiac arrest. From Real CPR Help® technology—an industry first—to the world’s only wearable defibrillator, our capabilities and features set us apart. But none of this would be possible without the motivation and dedication of ZOLL employees, and we’re invested in their success.

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Join our team. It’s a great time to be a part of ZOLL!

NOTE: ZOLL now mandates COVID vaccinations subject to legal exemptions

The Director, Talent Acquisition will be responsible for overall talent acquisition strategy for the Resuscitation and Corporate divisions of ZOLL.  This position is an integral part of the Human Resources leadership team and has primary responsibility for managing the talent acquisition function.  The Director, Talent Acquisition will partner with senior leadership to identify talent needs, develop customized hiring strategies based on the needs of the department and provide coaching throughout the selection process to ensure that ZOLL is capturing the best talent available iin the market and doing so in an efficient, fair, and consistent manner. This position will report directly to the Vice President, Human Resources for the Resuscitation Division.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create and execute a strong talent acquisition strategy by partnering with the leadership team and head of HR

  • Demonstrated success working in a high growth, competitive market for technical and professional talent.

  • Cultivating a culture of excellence and developing clear objectives for the talent acquisition team.

  • Proven ability to rapidly scale teams without compromising on talent caliber or sacrificing company culture.

  • Oversee all aspects of the talent lifecycle; sourcing, hiring, and employee acquisition processes.

  • Ensuring that talent acquisition projects fall in line with organizational objectives.

  • Cross collaboration with other divisions to establish consistent talent strategies where applicable.

  • Identify future talent needs and work with senior leaders to determine best practices and strategic initiatives

  • Develops key recruiting metrics using our current technology and leveraging system dashboards

  • Collaborate with talent and HRBP team to ensure the effective sourcing and retention of talent.

  • Partner with our Talent Development lead to create and guide training initiatives and education policies for managers.

  • Produce regular reports on talent needs, acquisitions, and plans.

  • Budget and forecasting responsibilities

  • Understand and leverage industry best practices to develop diversity sourcing strategies and plans intended to identify, attract, and engage talent


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, industrial psychology, or business management.  Graduate degree strongly preferred

  • 10+ years of experience working as a talent acquisition manager or head of talent acquisition

  • Global responsibility strongly desired

  • Knowledge of hiring processes, skill development, and organizational analysis frameworks

  • Proficient at using software and leveraging technology for talent acquisition processes highly desirable, Workday experience a plus

  • Effective working knowledge of recruiting within an OFCCP environment a plus and a thorough understanding of state and federal legal processes, requirements, and legislation

  • Strong business and financial acumen linked to strategic insight and vision.

  • Analytical mindset, and critical thinking abilities

  • Skilled at negotiation, presentation, and execution

  • Excellent at both verbal and written communication

  • Strong networking and relationship-building skills

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.  Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.

ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. 

ADA:  The employer will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990