Acquisition Specialist Job Description

Acquisition Specialist Job Description

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Acquisition specialist provides reports from Taleo and other applicant tracking systems when requested by JAT, legal, benefits, etc.

Acquisition Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective acquisition specialist job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included acquisition specialist job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Interact with hiring managers to define the job
Screen to hire quality candidates
Ensure that hiring managers are making the best hiring decision for the candidate, the department, and the company overall
Proactively and creatively sourcing, developing and maintaining a pipeline of talent for all level of positions
Identifying and attracting candidates via networking and referral methods
Making recommendations and negotiating offers according to market conditions and internal compensation guidelines
Analyzing recruitment metrics and adjusting strategies accordingly
Work with management on the recruitment plan and strategy for open positions
Attend college recruitment job fairs and develop relationships with colleges to source interns
Build a strong pipeline of potential candidates through networking, sourcing, applicant tracking system and internet resources

Acquisition Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Acquisition Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PHR, AIRS, SPHR, PMP, SHRM, HR, CA, GPHR, DAWIA, CP

Education for Acquisition Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the acquisition specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Human Resources, Education, Business, Business/Administration, Management, Acquisition, Graduate Education, Department of Education, Communication, Marketing

Skills for Acquisition Specialist

Desired skills for acquisition specialist include:

Federal and New York state laws regarding employment practices
JCAHO
Personnel policy and procedure
Taleo
Excel
Applicant Tracking Systems
Relation to position requirements
State
Benefits

Desired experience for acquisition specialist includes:

Must have a passion, interest and desire to think analytically – providing insights that will be meaningful for growth of responsible programs
Minimum 4 years of experience recruiting various levels of talent in an agency or corporate setting
Technology recruiting is preferred, but not required
Demonstrated success with using best practice recruiting methods developing new creative sources of candidates
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills strong customer focus
May produce regular reports on hiring and sourcing effectiveness, time to fill

Acquisition Specialist Examples

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Acquisition Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of acquisition specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for acquisition specialist
  • Assist with development of sourcing strategies by making recommendations based on market and candidate knowledge
  • Employ various techniques to find active and passive candidates
  • Build a pipeline of top talent by sourcing across multiple and creative channels
  • Build strong relationships with other hiring managers
  • Plan and assist with offsite recruiting events
  • Work with Hiring Managers and candidates to schedule interviews (coordinate dates/times, invite other members of the interview team, book conference rooms, follow up with interview schedule details, coordinate travel)
  • Deliver a best in class interview experience for both candidates and the hiring team
  • Utilize the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to initiate and document relevant recruiting and onboarding tasks/information
  • Coordinate the pre-employment background check, drug screen, and reference check process
  • Ensure candidates accepting an offer transition to the New Hire Onboarding System
Qualifications for acquisition specialist
  • Experience preparing contract management documents, including maintaining active contract files, tracking key milestones, assisting with processing mods
  • Motivated and high energy
  • A selling enthusiast seeking a challenging opportunity
  • Looking to work for an established company with integrity
  • Familiarity with local tourism landscape/network and property market a plus
  • Ability to travel domestically when required
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Acquisition Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of acquisition specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for acquisition specialist
  • Collaborate with Analytics and IT teams to transform the data for use in modeling and visualizations
  • Generate an acquisition pipeline to drive data acquisition and close deals
  • Establish relationships with vendors and internal customers
  • Evaluate Intellectual Property and data rights associated with IR data Artifacts
  • Provide the DoD IR Director with Advise and implications of the various marking encountered on IR Data and documents
  • In Consultation with DoD IR Director and JTNC Legal Counsel, draft advisor letter, share agreement Letters, NDA addendums and other official correspondence concerning Intellectual Property, data rights and markings
  • Responsible for preparing or reviewing pre-planning acquisition packages
  • Responsible for developing and managing acquisition planning
  • Responsible for handling complex problems through resolution
  • Additionally, administer government contracts for information technology supplies and/or services, including drafting, negotiation and/or issuance of complex and/or non-complex modifications, competitive task or delivery orders, and other contract notifications
Qualifications for acquisition specialist
  • An understanding of the UK market with the ability to research and analyze in order to create a stately for host growth
  • Team player attitude, with consistent customer focus
  • At least two years of experience from a web-/dialogue-/media agency or a inhouse digital marketing department
  • Possess strong business ethics
  • A minimum of one to three years of recruiting experience
  • Experience utilizing multiple candidate development tools, including
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Acquisition Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an acquisition specialist. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for acquisition specialist
  • Provide input to reports
  • Each individual in this category must have a wide range of acquisition expertise, knowledge of appropriate regulations, and ability to assist Contract Specialists at any grade level
  • Provide acquisition and program management support for Client program
  • Assist with developing acquisition documents for executive review and approval, facilitating meetings, and defining and implementing governance processes
  • Provide subject matter expertise on acquisition and project management best practices
  • Assist with providing quick turn-around requests for client in response to executive requests for data
  • Manage the process from sourcing through offer stage
  • Strong sourcing skills and experience with various sourcing channels
  • Interest or experience in a fast-paced, customer service oriented environment
  • A self-starter with the desire to build a career
Qualifications for acquisition specialist
  • 5+ years of experience in a technical project or program management role
  • Communicating challenges/solutions that will result in improvements to the sourcing and pipeline recruiting process
  • Ensure compliance with applicable federal employment laws
  • Strong understanding of companywide functions
  • 4+ years of junior to mid-level recruitment experience
  • Ability to identify and effectively analyze resumes for content to ensure they meet minimum job requirements
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Acquisition Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of acquisition specialist. 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 specialist
  • Attend events, network and partner with local organizations, colleges, universities, veteran's organizations, to build relationships and generate candidate pipeline
  • Execute end to end recruitment process for corporate positions
  • Develop pipeline of internal/external talent for future needs and ensure regular communication takes place with this community
  • Build relationships and consult with hiring managers and HR Business Partners to understand current and future hiring needs implement appropriate recruiting processes & strategies
  • Prepare new hire paperwork via Workday ensuring accuracy of all required forms
  • Administrative tasks associated with the recruiting process including processing paperwork, tracking applications and background consent forms, and using Workday to save applicable forms and paperwork
  • Drive all aspects of the recruiting process
  • Manage full cycle recruiting process to meet the various staffing needs across all levels of the organization
  • Manages the pre-screen process in recruiting including sourcing, cold calling, resume reviews, phone screens, scheduling of interviews, recommending candidates, and holding the hiring managers responsible for progressing or declining our candidates in a timely manner
  • Researches and makes recommendation regarding appropriate sourcing mechanisms including niche job boards, social networks
Qualifications for acquisition specialist
  • Bachelor’s degree in business/marketing/healthcare or related field or minimum of three (3) years of job?related experience, preferably in a marketing/healthcare field, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Build and maintain trust and credibility with your business leaders and connections both externally and internally
  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts and resources to help identify and source qualified candidates
  • Recognize and recommend areas of improvement to processes and procedures to ensure the recruiting team is operating utilizing best possible practices
  • BA/BS degree in Marketing, Finance, Economics
  • Strong problem solving and quantitative analytical skills to identify, analyze, and optimize campaign KPIs
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Acquisition Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of acquisition specialist. 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 specialist
  • Identify, analyze, interpret, and recommend implementation of public law, policy and regulation
  • Formulate and evaluate strategies to achieve program objectives
  • Coordinate with team leads
  • Prepare and provide key acquisition program documents
  • Develop and evaluate of the lifecycle cost estimate
  • Coordinate with authors and other stakeholders to discuss and edit drafted material
  • Complete Post Closing Audit checklist to verify loan documents are complete and accurate
  • Verify data is consistent between final closing documents and LOS
  • Identify and record purchase loan conditions in LOS
  • Set up loans for Servicing in LOS
Qualifications for acquisition specialist
  • Strong negotiation skills to drive down costs and improve efficiencies of media buys
  • Experience with executing large scale online marketing initiatives with measurable results
  • Experience using a search bid management tool, like Marin Software
  • Experience using a media ad serving tool, like Conversant
  • Skilled in applicant interviewing techniques including behavioral based methods
  • Knowledgeable of federal guidelines on selection procedures, Title VII of CRA, ADA/RA 1973/FMLA/AAPs/HIPAA/FERPA and similar regulations

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