Talent Acquisition Consultant Job Description

Talent Acquisition Consultant Job Description

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Talent acquisition consultant provides initial screening for managers to obtain work history, education, training, job skills, competencies, and salary requirements.

Talent Acquisition Consultant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Drive focused searches through a variety of channels, including internal RMS, external job boards, user groups, niche sites, networking sites
Conducting phone interviews and making contact with potential candidates which are typically generated by research, cold calling and custom tailored marketing plans, internal systems
Partners with hiring managers at all levels of the organization to build a strategic recruitment plan
Researches best practices and market trends
Provides a high level of expertise for full cycle talent acquisition
Manages and maintains the applicant tracking system and assists hiring managers, HR partners, and prospective candidates by answering questions and troubleshooting the system
Responsible for a full range of recruiting functions
Observe and interview workers to obtain information about the physical, mental, and educational requirements of jobs information about aspects such as job satisfaction
Maintain accurate, well-ordered and compliant documentation on candidates, searches, hiring managers’ interactions and other recruiting activities
Provide guidance and insight on company policy

Talent Acquisition Consultant Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Talent Acquisition Consultant

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

Education for Talent Acquisition Consultant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the talent acquisition consultant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Human Resources, Business, Education, Business/Administration, Liberal Arts, Marketing, Communications, Acquisition, Management, Psychology

Skills for Talent Acquisition Consultant

Desired skills for talent acquisition consultant include:

Skills and behavioral competencies needed for success in each role
Internet and all Microsoft Office applications
Networking
But not limited to
Job analysis
Sourcing efficiencies
Relation to position requirements
Salary trends and relationship management
Candidate assessment techniques and job offer negotiation skills
Qualifying candidates

Desired experience for talent acquisition consultant includes:

Oversee and resolve complex employee relations issues
Provide day-to-day performance management guidance to all levels of management (including coaching, counseling, career development, and disciplinary actions)
Partner with the Talent Acquisition team and participates in the selection process for high level and management roles
Produce high quality work in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment by managing your time and efforts across multiple hiring projects
Take ownership of personal targets
Provide clear and regular communication to clients to ensure preparedness during the interview process

Talent Acquisition Consultant Examples

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Talent Acquisition Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of talent acquisition consultant. 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 talent acquisition consultant
  • Works with Talent Acquisition Team lead (s) to develop strategies to retain a full talent pipeline for the assigned business line(s)
  • Guides the full-cycle interview and selection process through to win/win offer package delivery
  • Establishes recruiting requirements for the business line(s) by conducting needs analysis with stakeholders
  • Track and document all activity within the ATS, iCIMS
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition Lead to produce, analyze, and distribute reporting and metrics for business line hiring
  • Other Talent Acquisition & HR initiatives, as needed
  • Work in compliance with industry rules, regulations and practices
  • Maintain confidentiality, accuracy and keep sensitive information secured
  • Be an effective, efficient and engaged partner
  • Maintain a sound understanding of Covanta’s value proposition, business and hiring needs, industry trends and niche sites
Qualifications for talent acquisition consultant
  • Experience in reviewing the results of a background check report against internal guidelines and working with internal teams to set the adjudication
  • Experience with the Workday HCM or Recruiting Platforms
  • Experience with working with a team of global recruiters
  • Experience in process and procedure improvement
  • At least 5 years of Recruitment/Staffing experience
  • Working knowledge and demonstrated understanding of employment law, governmental regulations, professional standards and practices related to EEO/AA
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Talent Acquisition Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of talent acquisition consultant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition consultant
  • Provides support on regional hiring initiatives
  • Extensive existing contact network within the recruiting and multiple industries knowledge of current recruiting trends
  • Partner with Agency Management to create effective search strategies to build candidate pipelines and meet hiring goals
  • Manage the full life cycle recruitment process, staying close to candidates throughout the process to ensure candidates are engaged from first contact to start date
  • Negotiate offers by partnering with hiring manager, senior management, and other groups
  • Leverage creative sourcing techniques to tap into specialized technical talent pools
  • Coach and counsel hiring managers on staffing best practices
  • Establish hiring metrics to optimize efficiency and assess hiring success in selecting A-players
  • Hire for technical, behavioural and cultural fit
  • Leverage ATS system to streamline and reduce internal process and time-to-hire
Qualifications for talent acquisition consultant
  • 3-5 years coaching and/or consulting experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Applicant Tracking System, PeopleSoft, and Contact Management System
  • Experience with technology (Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe) and an applicant tracking tool (Taleo preferred), Workday
  • Three or more years of full-cycle financial services recruiting experience in a retail, corporate or agency environment
  • Understand the external factors that impact the supply of top talent, the broader world of business
  • Develop and maintain relationships with candidates, employees, alumni groups, business and trade associations to foster an ongoing pipeline of highly qualified candidates for future employment
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Talent Acquisition Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a talent acquisition consultant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition consultant
  • Facilitate relevant educational curriculum for hiring managers on recruitment
  • Ability to maintain an ongoing talent network for future opportunities
  • Acts independently the full spectrum of talent acquisition services as a strategic advisor to all partners
  • Adds in-depth insights to the effective execution of all talent acquisition activities, while operating in a fast paced and highly confidential environment that requires juggling multiple priorities
  • Work collaboratively with HR Business Partners to engage with hiring managers to understand their talent needs and develop recruitment strategies to satisfy anticipated talent requirements and market forces
  • Responsible for a full range of talent acquisition functions
  • Provide hiring managers with an applicant flow of quality candidates that are a match with
  • The end-to-end recruitment process, from identifying the business needs to overseeing the offer process for the selected candidate
  • Analyzing the customers' business needs and translate them into an agreed recruitment approach, aimed at the fulfillment of the needs within time and quality constraints
  • Selecting and interviewing suitable candidates using competency based interview techniques and, if necessary, other tests
Qualifications for talent acquisition consultant
  • In-depth knowledge and expertise in direct candidate sourcing utilizing a variety of cost effective tools and sources
  • Ability to establish and maintain credibility with stake holders and candidates
  • Ability to drive sourcing campaigns independently and manage multiple searches effectively
  • Strong results orientation, with high sense of urgency
  • Ability to motivate candidates, sell the company brand and career opportunities
  • Ability to work independently, multi-task in a fast paced, matrixed team-oriented environment
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Talent Acquisition Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of talent acquisition consultant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition consultant
  • Runs ads in periodicals, newspapers, some internet postings
  • May solicit and receiving funding for recruitment strategy efforts
  • Serves as a project team member on staffing projects
  • Source, screen, interview and assess a high volume, diverse pool of candidates for a wide range of positions within assigned client group
  • Partner with business unit(s) to understand recruiting needs and recommend, develop and implement innovative recruiting strategies and tactics
  • Counsel and consult with hiring managers on current market trends
  • Partners with managers on the hiring process and ensures that managers are in compliance with corporate and government policy
  • Develop partnerships with schools and universities to proactively generate a continual, diverse pipeline of highly-qualified candidates including front end representatives and medical assistants
  • Create and implement a Certified Medical Assistant internship
  • Create and utilize innovative and aggressive recruitment methods that are designed to deliver an exceptional, diverse pool of candidates to Hiring Managers in an effective and efficient manner
Qualifications for talent acquisition consultant
  • Direct experience in the Financial Services Industry a plus
  • Strong understanding of complex offer structures
  • Bachelor's Degree required or 4 plus years of equivalent experience
  • Position requires an efficient and detail-oriented person who can be responsive in a deadline and results driven environment
  • Must be able to work independently with limited supervision and be able to respond effectively to competing priorities
  • Requires exceptional communication skills including writing (memo, presentations, correspondence, and email) and verbal skills to interface effectively with executives and all levels of staff
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Talent Acquisition Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of talent acquisition consultant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for talent acquisition consultant
  • Managing the salary negotiations in line with local rules
  • Building and maintaining good relationship, business knowledge and satisfaction of your customers
  • Pro-actively contributing to the continuous improvement of the Talent Acquisition organization and its services
  • You will interact with hiring managers with open positions in the Middle East, Mediterranean & Africa (MEMA) sub-region developing a trusted relationship
  • You will manage the first steps of the staffing process within the sub-region
  • You will listen carefully to the challenges of the business you support and identify solutions on how to attract talent in the required timeframe to meet the business needs
  • Managing all aspects of talent acquisition for the organization
  • Developing effective recruitment strategies, to include expanding partnerships with colleges, universities, associations and other organizations to broaden our recruiting reach
  • Creating qualified candidate pipelines for future talent, identifying previously untapped sources of talent
  • Successfully achieve recruitment targets, Data Integrity, 'Time to fill', Agency Usage, as defined by the business
Qualifications for talent acquisition consultant
  • Strong judgment is required to manage competing priorities and understand the scope and urgency of requests
  • Demonstrated ability to present new recruiting concepts to hiring managers, get buy-in to continually improve recruiting processes and outcomes
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer focus, coaching and teamwork skills ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Must have at least six years of full-cycle recruiting experience
  • Must have experience with applicant tracking systems
  • Strong written and oral communications with diverse audiences, personalities and styles

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