Talent Acquisition Lead Job Description

Talent Acquisition Lead Job Description

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Talent acquisition lead provides technical sourcing and recruiting assistance to the Talent Acquisition Department with responsibility for exempt and non-exempt personnel requirements.

Talent Acquisition Lead Duties & Responsibilities

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Continuously challenge how we work, drive improvements, and bring state-of-the-art practices into what we do Acquisition
Provides guidance and direction to other recruiters and to be responsible for managing the recruiters effectiveness in meeting their performance goals
Increasing the quality of hire by pro-actively developing qualified and targeted talent pools with active and passive candidates for all business units, by making use of the variety of channels
CRM and recruitment marketing activities to nurture the talent pools established and to ensure their continuous engagement with our company
Drive globally aligned recruiting process standards
Oversee the policy, process, and operations of the new hire onboarding process
Drive the TA strategies and their deployment across the area (Benelux, France, Nordics, UK) with a focus on securing a strong Talent pipeline
Offer a consultative approach to the business, working with the different TA teams to help address their short and long-term staffing needs
Drive TA Team excellence in delivering against key recruitment metrics
Work alongside the organization to implement the best assessment tools, and enhance hiring Manager Capabilities

Talent Acquisition Lead Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Talent Acquisition Lead

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Education for Talent Acquisition Lead

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the talent acquisition lead 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 Talent Acquisition Lead

Desired skills for talent acquisition lead include:

Relation to position requirements
Practices
Requirements and channels
General recruiting principles
Demonstrated experience in developing strategic recruiting plans
Microsoft technologies
Applicant tracking systems
Cross border employment
Legal and immigration requirements that affect recruitment
Talent acquisition process

Desired experience for talent acquisition lead includes:

Plays a key role in organizing the efforts associated with the college recruiting program
Develops and maintains positive working relationships with senior managers
Recommends new or revised policies and procedures that support corporate objectives and streamline the recruitment process
BS/BA degree with a strong academic track record
Ability to think through creative approaches to building out lists of company and talent comparables in the market, based on underlying analysis of leadership or experience profiles
Bachelor’s degree or additional 2 years of directly related experience

Talent Acquisition Lead Examples

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Talent Acquisition Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of talent acquisition lead. 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 lead
  • Recruit candidates utilizing multiple sources
  • Assess candidates for specific job requirements cultural fit
  • Develop strategic partnerships with hiring managers and HR Generalists
  • Provide recommendations to the Regional Head of Talent Acquisition regarding improvements in the screening, networking, sourcing the overall operations of the TA function
  • Conduct candidate sourcing utilising
  • Manage a global team of 2-4 professionals ranging from Coordinator to Sr
  • Works closely with the TA COE and Corporate Communications to develop employment branding strategies to increase Shire’s brand awareness and promote Shire’s EVP among the community of talent critical to meet the site hiring needs
  • Organize and lead recruitment campaigns (member referrals)
  • Act as a main point of contact for all ATS (NJOYN)and metrics related questions
  • Partner with local HR to analyse service needs and areas for improvement• Create and implement a service delivery plan that ensures high quality TA services and pro cess execution for the site• Produce specific quarterly and annual TA Metrics for the site for local and regional reviews
Qualifications for talent acquisition lead
  • 5-8 years recruitment support experience, preferable for large, global companies
  • Experience leading HR and recruitment projects is required
  • Expert on new and emerging recruiting technologies to include ATS, CRM platforms, search/portal, and social media
  • Influence both TA peers and hiring managers based on sourcing/labor market expertise
  • Ability to manage large-scale recruiting projects that involve large quantities (>50) of professional level roles
  • Manage staff augmentation resources/contractors and/or RPO as the needs arise
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Talent Acquisition Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of talent acquisition lead. 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 talent acquisition lead
  • Create and implement Employment Marketing Strategies to attract passive job seekers in such a way this can be adopted and utilized to a SBM wide level
  • Take initiative and coordinate formulation and development of a Labor Market Communications strategy and initiatives to continuously position SBM as an employer of choice
  • Align with hiring managers and interview participants to ensure job requirements and expectations are clearly understood and candidates are assessed against appropriate criteria
  • Have regular follow up with the respective hiring managers and candidates to ensure the expectations are managed
  • Hold the accountability for the group’s TA domain
  • Work directly with all regional talent TAPs that support delivery including prioritization of key positions
  • Work directly with the business leaders to address the units’ unique need
  • Aggregate all group TA related data globally – recruitment status including open positions, candidates statuses, raising red flags
  • Clearing bottlenecks and finding creative solutions in order to achieve the goals
  • Trusted advisor for delivery HR field
Qualifications for talent acquisition lead
  • Demonstrate an understanding of market/industry trends and their related effect on talent acquisition
  • Deliver metrics related to key performance indicators and interpret the story they tell
  • Create and maintain recruiting contacts within the industry and beyond
  • Attend industry conferences to recruit key talent
  • Experience driving Talent Acquisition efforts within an organization with a focus on quality, speed, and results
  • Working knowledge of the broader human capital functions (e.g., performance management, coaching and development, conflict resolution, compensation and benefits )
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Talent Acquisition Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a talent acquisition lead. 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 lead
  • Manage regional relationships with third party recruitment agencies and staffing firms
  • Confer with hiring manager and HR Business Partners to determine most qualified candidate
  • Ensure that applicant records and statistics are properly maintained
  • Build, and execute, recruiting strategy related to Talent Acquisition programs or staffing project/s
  • Developing strong relationships with key stake holders to ensure that our strategies are aligned with specific business priorities and outcomes
  • Understanding the business needs and fostering a partnership with business in attracting and retaining the best talent to build sustainable teams
  • Building talent pipelines and candidate relationships for current and future opportunities, establishing successful partnerships with external organizations
  • Collaborating and partnering with the regional team to develop, customize and execute regional programs to the country
  • Build and manage relationships with internal stakeholders and business leaders to understand hiring forecasts and recruiting priorities to develop targeted candidate pipelines on campus
  • Develop and build a candidate generation strategy which includes industry/competitive research / market intelligence and sourcing tactics to attract targeted candidates that align to hiring needs
Qualifications for talent acquisition lead
  • Results oriented and the ability to plan and prioritize
  • Fluent in English with strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • 3 - 5 years' experience in a senior Talent Acquisition role
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering high calibre in house sourcing and selection services
  • An interesting job in a company promoting innovative and modern technologies
  • Bachelor's degree, required with at least 8+ years of recruiting experience
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Talent Acquisition Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a talent acquisition lead. 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 lead
  • Partner with recruitment team to coordinate and host large-scale Interview Days
  • Work with selected unit Resource/Hiring Managers to fulfil vacancies through the different source of recruitment with a keen focus on meeting timelines, minimizing costs and improving quality of hire
  • Meet defined SLAs and ensure team performance
  • Meet individual and team KPIs
  • Build positive atmosphere and collaborative culture within and between the teams
  • Coach, motivate and develop the team in order to ensure the best leverage of their skills and potential
  • Foresee possible risks and take steps to mitigate or prevent them
  • Carry out recruitment activities to ensure key deliverables are met with a key focus on direct sourcing and driving internal talents
  • Resourceful in candidate sourcing techniques (search engines, social networks, job boards, networking and direct recruiting techniques) to deliver best-in-class talent solutions
  • Execute behavioural based phone interviews, video conferences and/or in person interviews pre-screen candidates
Qualifications for talent acquisition lead
  • Experience in talent management required
  • Adaptive, resilient and curious with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Motivated by a desire to get the best out of others
  • Bachelor degree, preferably Business Administration, Organizational Psychology or HR
  • Critical Fill Sourcing Assistance (25%)
  • Strong understanding and ability to recruit from entry level to sr
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Talent Acquisition Lead Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a talent acquisition lead. 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 talent acquisition lead
  • Manage end to end recruitment activities across all hiring levels, understand and employ the right selection methods to be used for various positions/competencies/job families
  • Effectively manage multiple vendor partnerships to achieve hiring goals by maximizing operational efficiency in recruitment and meeting ramp up goals for the center
  • Coach and consult hiring managers throughout the hiring process providing data driven solutions and providing innovative strategies utilizing market intelligence and expertise
  • Ensure the data, insight, and operational aspects of all parts of the staffing functions/hiring plans are provided in a timely way to enable the senior management to make appropriate and necessary decisions
  • Champion brand building initiatives driving India operations into a strategic development center
  • Monitors results and escalate any concerns to relevant stakeholders
  • Collaborate with global HRBPs/ Global Talent Acquisition CoE (HQ) to identify talent to ensure a robust talent pipeline that is integrated with succession plans and attrition needs
  • Design & Lead employer branding activities
  • Ensure that TA processes are effective for the center, recommend and implement process improvements if needed
  • Is the main point of contact for hiring managers for their specific discipline
Qualifications for talent acquisition lead
  • Technical proficiency and experience with current recruitment/sourcing technology platforms
  • FT Schedule M-F approx
  • Experience of leading an executive search process for senior leadership roles (senior director)
  • Bachelor’s degree holder with a minimum of 7 years’ experience in recruiting for a Multinational Company
  • Minimum Bachelor degree in a relevant field
  • An experienced recruitment professional with a minimum of 8 years working experience

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