Acquisition Associate Job Description

Acquisition Associate Job Description

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Acquisition associate provides recruitment counsel and guidance to HR business partners and functional hiring teams regarding marketplace employment trends, compensation, skills/attributes, target companies, interview processes and assessment methods.

Acquisition Associate Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Serves as Site Acquisition Project Coordinator on project
Serves as Site Acquisition Assistant/Coordinator for legal transactions and land use processing
Monitor, track and report key performance metrics (budget, ROI justification, ) to executive management
Source, identify and interview high potential candidates
Build relationships with pipeline organizations for talent
Actively participate in social networking (LinkedIn, Twitter, Indeed)
Manages the office automation and environment to ensure the effective and timely handling of incoming calls, office correspondence, office supplies, invoice processing
360 project management of the retail recruitment cycle for the UK
Source and headhunt candidates directly using designated recruitment websites/ Social Media, LinkedIn, Job boards and build external and internal networks to find luxury, fashion or qualified candidates
Sponsor and manage the Applicant Tracking System

Acquisition Associate Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Acquisition Associate

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PHR, HR, FISD, CPC, SPHR, CP, SHRM, CPA, DAWIA, PMP

Education for Acquisition Associate

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the acquisition associate job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Human Resources, Education, Acquisition, Legal, Technical, Communications, Management, Marketing, Finance

Skills for Acquisition Associate

Desired skills for acquisition associate include:

Federal and New York state laws regarding employment practices
JCAHO
Personnel policy and procedure
Local requirements for job postings
Relation to position requirements
PowerPoint
Common HR / recruitment practice / processes
Competition and advises on potential trends that may influence recruiting
Microsoft Excel
Success Factors

Desired experience for acquisition associate includes:

Knowledge of the legislation pertaining to human resources (labour standards, human rights, ) and recruitment policies
Strong ability to adapt
Assist TAS in researching, securing, vetting and screening candidates and resumes for Trainee Program
Proficiency with Windows environment, particularly MS Word & MS Excel
Ability to leverage knowledge of social media tools in role
Experience with applicant tracking/HR database a plus (ours is Taleo)

Acquisition Associate Examples

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Acquisition Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an acquisition associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for acquisition associate
  • Maintain data needed to improve policies and practices
  • Provide advisory support to HR Partners and functional Leadership team though solid understanding of the function's current tailwinds/headwinds, strategic growth plans, strategic capability plans
  • Be able to demonstrate an interest in developing a career in Recruiting/HR
  • Be a confident and able communicator, naturally persuasive with the ability to engage with people at all levels
  • Demonstrate a level of adaptability, have a creative touch, and the willingness to apply new ideas to solve problems
  • 5% of time) Liaison with external and internal attorneys, internal colleagues inside and outside of Real Estate Investment Group to ensure smooth processing of investment transactions
  • Identify and document areas of opportunity to enhance the candidate experience
  • Must have relevant knowledge and a general interest in our sphere of activity
  • Act as contact person for candidates
  • Carry out interviews relating to the competencies and requirements of each position
Qualifications for acquisition associate
  • Execute the pre-selection activities
  • Communicate interview details to candidates, making certain they have all of the information necessary (via system correspondence, for detailed directions, interview logistics)
  • Minimum 5 years experience working in analytical type role
  • Retail REIT
  • Passion for real estate with a high degree of resourcefulness, independence and integrity
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively within a recruitment team independently
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Acquisition Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an acquisition associate. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for acquisition associate
  • Recruit for other roles across the agency, including, but not limited to, PR, Finance, Strategy, MultiCultural
  • Schedule interviews for candidates and hiring managers
  • Identify and attend networking activities such as career fairs, professional association meetings, technical schools, etc
  • Work closely with the SVP, Director, Talent Acquisition to manage junior staff and elevate any issues across the board
  • Present to groups for various projects, as necessary
  • Create and facilitate the campus recruiting efforts for the universities assigned to you
  • Fill internship and entry-level hiring needs in offices throughout region
  • Coordinate and manage all logistics associated with hosting on-campus recruiting activities at targeted universities
  • Ensure that events are properly staffed with the correct amount of firm volunteers in attendance
  • Accurately track candidates via internal recruiting spreadsheets
Qualifications for acquisition associate
  • Solid expertise in a variety of research methods specific to recruiting
  • Have a “Can do” attitude being able to wear multiple hats
  • Experience in a recruiting support role
  • Experience with an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) or other business software
  • Bachelor degree, preferably in HR or Marketing
  • Work experience in HR or TA support is considered a plus
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Acquisition Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of acquisition associate. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for acquisition associate
  • Communicating various activities with team members and other departments, as needed
  • Verifying zoning/permitting processes with jurisdictional personnel to obtain jurisdictional approval requirements for installation or modification of wireless communication facilities and/or related wireless equipment as project scope defines
  • Reviewing zoning drawings prior to submittal for accuracy and compliance with jurisdictional and client requirements
  • Preparing zoning and building permit applications
  • Assisting site acquisition specialists as they coordinate with tower owners and/or private landlords to negotiate and secure lease entitlements as project scope defines
  • Coordinating with client and engineering department to obtain information necessary for entitlement applications (RF Affidavits, propagation maps, photo-simulations, etc…)
  • Completing Lease & Zoning Audit reviews
  • Reviewing and approving site specific documents
  • Completing collocation applications and associated documents
  • Reviewing the quality and completeness of site specific documentation
Qualifications for acquisition associate
  • Minimum of 5 years of real estate related work experience
  • Advanced spreadsheet knowledge and advanced computer skills strong math orientation and numerical aptitude
  • MS Outlook - Intermediate level knowledge
  • Habileté démontrée d’influence et de négociation
  • Predictive Index Certification
  • At least 2 years of Human Resources Operations experience
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Acquisition Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an acquisition associate. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for acquisition associate
  • Establishes and/or maintains effective relationships with hiring managers, HR Business Partners, Recruiters, and candidates
  • Monitors open positions and all TA metrics to meet hiring/recruiting goals
  • Ensures all hiring practices and policies are adhered to
  • Ensures knowledge of up to date recruiting trends remains current
  • Represents IOPS at career fairs and other sourcing venues
  • May provide counsel and assistance to hiring managers and interviewers to ensure compliance with company’s policies and legal requirements
  • Responds to employee inquiries regarding hiring policies and staffing process
  • Other related Talent Acquisition/HR responsibilities as assigned
  • Conduct financial modeling and valuation analysis in support of all growth initiatives
  • Analyze markets and new business opportunities to develop recommendations on the appropriate strategy for the Firm
Qualifications for acquisition associate
  • We will also consider qualified candidates who come directly from a client service role within a public accounting firm
  • Must have readily available transportation for travel
  • Proven ability in developing and maintaining strong internal and external relationships
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit for a broad range of positions and geographies
  • Strong proficiency in social and advertising platforms such as Power Editor, Twitter Ads, YouTube, Ad Servers, Finance Software, Google Analytics, DMPs, DSPs
  • Experience with CRM products
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Acquisition Associate Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an acquisition associate. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for acquisition associate
  • Reports to HR Director
  • Proactively identify, source, and recruit candidates utilizing a variety of sources including, but not limited to, Internet postings and search, social media, direct sourcing, employee referrals, job fairs, research, networking and agencies
  • Ensure compliance with EEO/Diversity and OFCCP policies
  • Strategize and identify efficient recruitment ways to decrease high recruitment fees
  • Prepare appropriate interview questions to be used by self and others involved in the recruitment process
  • Negotiate salaries, bonuses, and offer packages for staff-level to senior manager-level candidates
  • Monitor and coordinate the workflow of newly acquired data and/or images
  • Initiate or maintain contact with counties and/or source providers for current and/or new sources
  • Research and aggregate information about data/image and data/image sources
  • Maintain and update centralized database with workflow details
Qualifications for acquisition associate
  • Assist with the maintenance of the ATS database to post new roles, ensure data accuracy, and ensure timeliness of responses to applicants
  • Run and analyze ad hoc and scheduled reports through the applicant tracking system
  • Maintain an understanding of company culture, benefits, and differentiating factors
  • Masters degree in a quantitative discipline (statistics, economics, engineering, MBA ) or equivalent and 1 year of experience in financial services or related industry
  • Must effectively demonstrate advanced systems / Computer/ technology skills
  • Organization and the ability to multi task required

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