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Talent Acquisition Manager

  • Location: Chicago, Cook, Illinois, 60607
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 12 days ago

Long Term Contract Opportunity!
Position: Talent Acquisition Manager
Location: Chicago, IL 60607
Term: 6 Months (09/27/2021 to 03/26/2022)
Schedule: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Partner with internal people leaders to develop and execute talent acquisition/management strategies.
  • Create comprehensive search assignments, ensuring a thorough understanding of the job responsibilities, business requirements and talent gaps.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with hiring managers, HRBP's, vendors, and TA colleagues to create a partnership that yields consistent processes and results.
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of the company’s business and culture in order to help candidates fully comprehend and embrace the career opportunity.
  • Stay informed of recruiting trends and techniques.
  • Develop and maintain a network of internal/external contacts to help source high potential talent.
  • Leverage social recruiting resources and in-house ATS (Kenexa) to identify and recruit the very best candidates.
  • Initiate and participate in projects that further both TA and Business Function capability.
  • Provide candidates with an accurate and compelling story as to why the company is a leading "Employer of Choice".
  • Interview and assess all candidates presented to hiring managers, including the use of face-to-face behavioral-based interviewing methodologies.
  • Effectively partner with the TA Operations team to ensure all candidate/hiring manager coordination activities run smoothly and efficiently (job posting, scheduling, job offer processing, on boarding, etc.).
  • Organize and lead post-interview debrief sessions with interview teams and candidates.
  • Extend offers of employment to selected candidates in collaboration with HR Generalist.
  • Maintain accurate documentation on all candidates, searches, hiring manager interactions, and other recruiting activities to ensure OFCCP compliance.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Undergraduate degree in Human Resources, Communications, Marketing, or other related discipline.
  • 5-7 years of experience functioning as an HR professional.
  • Prior Consumer Package Goods (CPG) recruitment experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to tie strategic sourcing solutions to business imperatives and talent agenda.
  • Expert level knowledge in all full life-cycle recruiting components, including: search strategy, sourcing, engagement, qualification, assessment, candidate relationship management, compensation, and on boarding.
  • Possess the ability to influence as a strategic consultant.
  • High level of executive maturity that enables one to develop strong client partnerships.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately.
  • Deep internet research and networking skills that enables one to build a consistent and sustainable talent pipeline.
  • Demonstrated experience improving systems, processes, and procedures.