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Talent Acquisition Manager

Job ID: BH415271

Category: Talent Acquisition Manager

Talent Acquisition Manager
6 Month Contract-to-hire

Job Location: 25 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011

Hours: M-F, standard

Industry: Nonprofit; Benefits administrator (health, dental, pension, retirement, training, legal) for union that represents property service workers including office cleaners, residential doormen, superintendents from CT through FL

Size: 12 in HR; newly developing TA team

Interview Process: mix of onsite and virtual – with the HR Director, member of the “hiring community”, and possibly member of exec team

Job Summary/Description:

Under the direct supervision of the Director of Human Resources & Organizational Development, the Talent Acquisition Manager provides leadership, support, advocacy and vision to the Funds’ hiring community and talent acquisition life cycle. The incumbent plays a critical role in ensuring that the Funds’ attracts the best talent in a timely manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acquire a clear understanding of the culture and subcultures within the organization;
  • Develop effective relationships within the organization and the hiring community that fosters teamwork;
  • Define roles and responsibilities of community hiring managers, and develop service-level agreements to ensure an effective and efficient talent acquisition lifecycle;
  • Build a pipeline of desirable candidates using innovative ideas, tools and sourcing platforms such as social and business media, professional e-networks, e-job boards, networking events, etc.;
  • Manage the entire life cycle of the talent acquisition process for all positions (i.e. update job descriptions, source, prescreen, schedule and conduct interviews and references, offers, and onboard candidates, etc.);
  • Screen resumes, conduct pre-screens and interviews, administer appropriate assessments and references, make recommendations for hire (or not hire) and negotiate employment offers for all searches;
  • Communicate to hiring managers, both orally and written, assessments and impressions of candidates that are intuitive and clear regarding a candidate’s relevant experience, competencies, and cultural fit so that hiring managers are able to make informed decisions;
  • Follow up with potential candidates and hiring managers to keep them abreast of developments in the search process;
  • Maintain and manage the overall process and candidate activity in the applicant tracking system (ATS);
  • Develop and meet desired talent acquisition metrics and goals;
  • Direct the efforts of employment agencies and search firms, including negotiating and controlling employment-related fees;
  • Arrange travel and lodging for applicants, when necessary;
  • Research, analyze, prepare, present and respond to talent acquisition statistical trends; work closely with the Director of HR and the HRIS Analyst to collect and coordinate aggregate data for talent;
  • Develop and conduct training programs for hiring community with a goal of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the talent acquisition process;
  • Manage application/resume file and retention according to organization policy;
  • Work with hiring managers to ensure compliance with all federal/state/local laws and regulations;
  • Work with the Director of HR and Communications team and lead employment branding initiatives;
  • Maintain memberships and affiliations with professional organizations related to industry; and
  • Participate or lead special projects as needed.

Qualifications and Core Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of work experience and education required;
  • Minimum 5 years of full life cycle professional recruitment experience, ideally in a benefits delivery or retirement services environment;
  • 2 years of experience with high level searches and/or project management;
  • 2 years maintaining and managing applicant tracking systems (ATS); ADP Workforce Now a plus;
  • Proven ability to manage multiple searches simultaneously: line, middle and upper management roles;
  • Effective relationship management skills and ability to apply them across all levels within the organization;
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written;
  • Must demonstrate exceptional judgement with critical evaluation and analytical skills;
  • Demonstrated ability in identifying the best people for the job using behavioral interviewing techniques and other methods;
  • Ability to influence and make a compelling assessment of candidates for decision making; including the ability to make compelling offers to candidates;
  • Experience with a broad range of sourcing methodologies: professional networks, e-job boards, social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn Recruiter, etc.) and referral programs;
  • Well organized, attentive to detail, able to multitask, manage competing priorities and meet deadlines; and
  • Ability to work independently; and as part of a diverse team.

The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: New York, New York