Lead, Talent Acquisition Job Description

Lead, Talent Acquisition Job Description

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Lead, talent acquisition provides business partnership & internal consulting on all compensation issues, including market trends, competitive data, and applicable laws/regulations.

Lead, Talent Acquisition Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Understand the Business Unit’s workforce planning, by volume, skill and by quarter to support business aspirations
Drive an inclusive On-boarding and Integration approach for our new hires
Be a key point of reference for the development and execution of Talent Attraction and Sourcing expertise across the Region
Build and lead a diverse and remote team, based in London, Paris, Antwerp and Stockholm
Act as a resource within and across HR groups in support of special projects, cross-functional initiatives
Oversee and execute the long-term operational strategy, methodology, and management of Talent Acquisition
Serve as a role model for high quality customer service
Provide leadership guidance to multiple reporting lines within the Regional TA team
Manage and monitor operational data and reports daily
Develop a strong pipeline of global, diverse leaders within the HR Integration Business Services group and across Global Services HR

Lead, Talent Acquisition Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Lead, Talent Acquisition

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: AIRS, SHRM, RACR, CHCR, PMP, PHR

Education for Lead, Talent Acquisition

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Employers hiring for the lead, talent acquisition job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Human Resources, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Acquisition, Management, Psychology, MBA, Graduate, Organization Management

Skills for Lead, Talent Acquisition

Desired skills for lead, talent acquisition include:

Market data and a strong understanding of Stryker’s business
Market data
Recruitment process
GDPR guidelines and navigating/working within them
Applicable laws and performance based interviewing skills
Federal and state employment laws
Employment law and compliance regulations
Workforce planning
Applicable health system
Compensation design/trends

Desired experience for lead, talent acquisition includes:

Experience leading other recruiting support staff is strongly preferred
Direct experience and user proficiency in using a HRIS or Hiring Management System is required
Ability to interface effectively with internal and external customers in a positive, cooperative and professional manner at all times
Must be able to work effectively in a team, matrixed structured environment, with minimal supervision and a certain level of ambiguity
Knowledge of EEO and OFCCP compliance and data reporting requirements
Establish rapport that evolves into a high level of familiarity with prospective candidates

Lead, Talent Acquisition Examples

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Lead, Talent Acquisition Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of lead, talent acquisition. 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 lead, talent acquisition
  • Drives accurate and timely (agreed SLAs) handing of HR requests, efficient work allocation, drives effective workforce management (cross-training, backlog management and mitigation) and drives appropriate people management activities (working time planning, holiday planning, recruiting, motivation, development)
  • Skilled in the Cornerstone Applicant Tracking System and able to navigate candidates through the workflows
  • Ability to adopt and promote the “Pasha Way” – as an essential part of our business and complexity of services
  • Conduct phone screens, behavior based interviewing techniques, instructing hiring managers and business leaders on these techniques, creating interview guides, scorecards, coordinating interview debriefs and providing a consultative value
  • Working closely with internal teams and hiring managers to understand hiring needs and ideal candidate profile
  • Developing and executing unique and effective sourcing strategies and techniques to generate diverse candidate pools
  • Performing administrative tasks as needed such as interview scheduling, travel coordination
  • Develop and implement strategic initiatives for recruiting diverse talent in a multi-site organization in such a way this can be adopted and utilized to a SBM wide level
  • Manage full cycle recruiting process to meet the various staffing goals across all levels within the Netherlands
  • Be creative in finding the right recruitment channels to utilize for the organization, while ensuring a balanced approach in costs and effectiveness
Qualifications for lead, talent acquisition
  • Create a recruiting and interviewing plan for each open position
  • Communicate with managers and employees regularly to establish rapport, gauge morale, and source new candidate leads and employee referrals
  • Conduct regular follow-up meetings with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and their implementation
  • Manage the candidate experience to ensure excellent customer service is provided from the initial contact through onboarding
  • Seek out strategies and methods to continually improve the recruiting process
  • Develop a pool of qualified candidates in advance of need by utilizing aggressive sourcing strategies
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Lead, Talent Acquisition Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of lead, talent acquisition. 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 lead, talent acquisition
  • You will experience multi-interfaces role
  • You will upgrade your problem solving ability
  • You will Work in highly matrix and complex environment
  • Facilitate the candidate on-boarding process by creating offer letters, initiating and monitoring background screenings, providing orientation details, and submitting candidate paperwork for processing
  • Partner with the hiring manager in developing a sourcing tactics decision-making strategy to ensure that top talent is identified and hired
  • Support recruiting requirements for senior level hires supporting strategic recruiting needs as directed
  • Full operational responsibility for delivery of talent acquisition services in Europe
  • Build diverse candidate pipelines through competitive sourcing methodologies
  • Contribute to the development of sourcing strategies that will attract competitive talent to BMS
  • Develop and maintain a network of contacts to identify qualified, diverse and talented candidates
Qualifications for lead, talent acquisition
  • Experience in building partnerships with internal clients through a consultative approach
  • Experience negotiating, engaging and partnering with external vendors and service providers, including external search firms, temp agencies, ATS and other technology providers
  • Not for profit experience is preferred but not essential
  • Track projects across Talent Acquisition, consistently updating timelines and deliverables
  • Recruitment industry experience, preferably within Pharma/Biotech/Healthcare or Medical Devices
  • Minimum 2 years of Line Management exp, preferably a handled a sourcing team
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of lead, talent acquisition. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for lead, talent acquisition
  • Liaise with Business / Resource Managers to ensure smooth recruitment process
  • Manage end-to-end recruitment process across business functions by working closely with stakeholders and hiring leaders
  • Guide hiring leaders in requisition creation and manage recruitment process using Workday (ATS)
  • Effectively communicate candidate value proposition through strategic storytelling and brand advocacy
  • Manage budget for supported schools across campus sponsorships, student organizations, and track/cross-track events
  • Understand candidate career goals and consult with clients on how to successfully hire candidates from your targeted schools
  • Track and meet/exceed key recruiting performance metrics
  • Support executive level coordination, with high touch "white glove" service
  • Coordinate comprehensive candidate logistics, including travel, scheduling, and expense reports
  • Generate local candidate interest by attending career fairs, university events, networking events
Qualifications for lead, talent acquisition
  • Deep experience with various Applicant Tracking Systems and Candidate Relationship Databases
  • Evidence of creating and implementing innovative processes and systems within the human capital space with an eye towards client satisfaction and achieving results
  • Working knowledge of HR terminology, practices and their application as they pertain to the recruitment cycle
  • A Master's degree, PHR or SPHR or equivalent credentialing is highly preferred
  • Applicant Tracking System experience is required, Cornerstone experience preferred
  • Corporate recruiting and customer service experience within the transportation industry is highly preferred
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Our company is hiring for a lead, talent acquisition. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lead, talent acquisition
  • General new hire administrative tasks and preparation of employee personal file
  • Manage employer brand to attract high-quality candidates to join GBT
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in the recruitment delivery process
  • Communicate recruitment trends and market intelligence insights to business stakeholders, hiring leaders and HR Business Partners to provide pro-active recruitment guidance
  • Identify any recruitment gaps and provide suggestions to set the business into the right directions to achieve business goals
  • Ad-hoc HR duties during non-peak recruiting period
  • Leading a team of 5 recruitment professionals to manage the full life-cycle recruiting process from requisition creation and candidate identification through offer and close
  • Establishing metrics, priorities, and expected performance levels of the team and providing feedback and guidance as appropriate
  • Providing ongoing development and coaching to assist in the team’s professional growth and ability to achieve peak performance
  • Building excellent partner relationships with People Leaders and Business Partners
Qualifications for lead, talent acquisition
  • Preferred experience of working in a SaaS solutions’ environment
  • 10+ years of recruitment experience in a similar industry
  • Demonstrated expertise in the use of standard sourcing tools (e.g., corporate websites, general job boards, Taleo, agencies, college postings and alumni organizations, open houses) specialized sourcing strategies
  • Ability to use technology effectively and efficiently to manage departmental workload
  • Leads the engagement with external partners
  • Sound decision-making skills and judgment required
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lead, talent acquisition. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lead, talent acquisition
  • Restructure and organize the EMEA recruitment activity and setup the EMEA Recruitment team
  • Manage the overall cost of hiring for the region by being the single point of Contact for Agency PSL & Other Suppliers, managing better negotiated frames of agreement with head-hunters and resolving Candidate Ownership Issues (Legal Action or Double-Fees prevention)
  • Develop a pipeline of Talent by assessing the organization long term needs and leading the hiring of specific Talent Pools
  • Lead Internal Collaboration (IT, Marketing, HR, BUs) in Projects like Graduate Program, Employee Referral System, etc
  • Improve the Employer Brand across the region, collaborate with the Marketing and Communication department to adapt our Communication and position the company as an employer of choice in our industry sector
  • Ensure adequate Reporting to the regional leadership team by setting Key Performance Indicators for Recruitment and employer branding
  • Participate in our major HR transformation project by Leading globally its Talent Acquisition chapter
  • Will implement staffing agencies for headcount and for MSP deployment for Contingent Labor
  • Working with executive leadership teams to understand future requirements, and developing resourcing strategies to meet these across the full range of hiring types (Apprentice to Executive)
  • Providing thought leadership, competitor intelligence, strategic advice, coaching, mentoring and guidance to leaders and senior managers on all aspects of Resourcing
Qualifications for lead, talent acquisition
  • International living or working experience highly preferred
  • Previous experience in working with/managing an RPO
  • Fluent in English and ideally another language
  • Ensure we bring SITAs EVP to life during the candidate journey
  • Must have strong written/verbal communication, negotiation, and analytical skills, and the ability to make cold calls
  • Must have a sense of urgency, be self-driven, have leadership skills, be a team player, strong relationship builder and influencer

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