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Sr. Recruiter

Human Resources | Newark, NJ | Full Time, Contract, and Temporary

Job Description

Sr. Recruiter 692897

The candidate must be able to successfully manage, prioritize and close searches against a timeline and have experience setting benchmarks, metrics, and understand how to prioritize to hit all customer SLAs. They thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done. The best candidates will draw on extensive knowledge of Talent Acquisition and functional areas of the business, forging dynamic relationships with business leaders, hiring managers and HR business partners. They have a reputation for being exceptional at candidate generation, client/account management, organization, possess strong verbal and written communication skills, have an ability to prioritize their time, demonstrate push back and a sense of urgency, and understand the value of providing amazing customer service.

  • Partner with leaders and hiring teams to build effective sourcing, assessment, and closing approaches with an ability to manage customer/partner expectations through a deep understanding of return on investment.

  • Must be able to understand how to recruit passive candidates and possess the mentality to "profile people and gauge chemistry of candidates to fit and understand their motivation" rather than sell a role.

  • Build and maintain a network of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management; conducts in-depth interviews of potential candidates, demonstrating the ability to anticipate hiring manager preferences through high offer-to-interview ratios.

  • Recommend ideas and strategies related to recruitment that will contribute to the long-range growth of the company, implementing any new processes and fine tuning standard processes for recruiting that fits within the mission to deliver the highest quality results to the customer.

  • Articulate in writing a plan with deliverables, timelines, and a formal tracking process.

  • Interview candidates within the framework of the position specification. Possess strong ability to screen, interview and prepare a candidate slate within an appropriate and consistent timeline.

  • Participate in special projects/recruiting initiatives, including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, leveraging of internal sources of talent and identification of top performers for senior-level openings.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent post-secondary degree
  • Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects and client relationships.
  • 8+ years of corporate and or search firm progressive recruiting experience, including sourcing and full life cycle recruiting

  • Experience building and utilizing a variety of sourcing plans and tools, including proactive phone and internet research.

  • CTS/ATS experience with sourcing, tracking and managing candidates

  • MS Office - including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Newark, NJ 07102       9 Month Assignment