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Team Lead, Talent Acquisition

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job # 11649750
Date Posted: 11-29-2018
The Lead, Talent Advisor (TA) reports to Talent Acquisition leadership and is accountable to deliver the best talent with the right combination of skills and experience to drive organizational impact while supervising a small team. The Lead Talent Advisor acts as talent acquisition consultant to the business and is responsible for advising on the selection of the best candidates while mentoring, developing, and leading other Talent Advisors on their team. They are accountable to partner with sourcing resources in managing the talent pipeline, while managing the recruitment strategies to support and fill business recruiting needs.  The Talent Advisor will support the talent acquisition efforts for a business unit or units and/or specific functions and/or geographies.  The Lead Talent Advisor acts in an individual and supervisory capacity, and will work closely with the hiring managers and strategic partners to accomplish departmental and overall business goals.
Specifically, you’ll do the following:
  • Partners with hiring managers for identified businesses/functions to understand and prioritize job opening requirements, and influences staffing decisions according to business needs.
  • Gains agreement on service level agreements and sets clear expectations with hiring manager.
  • Engages with the Talent Acquisition sourcing partner and facilitates the assessment process with the hiring manager by conducting thorough intake sessions, clarifying staffing needs and responsibilities, and ensuring job descriptions reflect accurate knowledge, skills and abilities required.
  • Gains understanding and visibility of internal job seekers pool by partnering with HRBP’s and/or Talent Management.
  • Supports Talent Acquisition Manager to execute and deliver on departmental goals while developing, supervising and leading a small team.
  • Utilizes a consultative approach with hiring teams for assessment and selection to best meet the needs of the business.
  • Provides guidance and influence to business leaders to ensure the right people are hired for the right positions at the right time.
About The Job (Continued)
  • Acts as a resource to hiring managers on conducting behavioral interviewing, and facilitates selection process and discussion, in order to ensure effective, legal interviewing practices.
  • Manages positive internal and external applicant experience throughout the recruitment process.
  • Influences overall hiring process to achieve timeliness and agreements.
  • Assists hiring manager in developing and gaining approval for competitive offer packages.
  • Facilitates understanding of offer components to gain offer acceptance with the applicant.
  • Responds to talent acquisition needs and inquiries from business leaders, hiring managers, TA leadership, etc.
  • Provides hiring manager accurate and timely update on applicant activity, tracks talent acquisition metrics and reports trends and issues to TA leadership, providing recommendations for improvement.
  • Maintains up-to-date applicant records in the applicant tracking system for accurate reporting and analysis for their business units and team.
  • Maintains strong cross functional partnerships with business, hiring managers and other talent acquisition functions.
Required Qualifications
  • Minimum two (2) years supervisory/leadership experience in a talent acquisition organization
  • Excellent relationship management skills, ability to establish credibility, and partner with leaders to identify talent gaps, needs, risk and plans for actions
  • Experience in mentoring, developing, and leading small teams
  • Strong customer orientation and influencing skills
  • General knowledge of employment law and compliance regulations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with competency-based interviews and assessment techniques
  • Strategic, creative and innovative thinking skills, and the ability to exercise sound judgment
Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in a human resources function with recruiting experience strongly preferred 
  • Knowledge of workforce planning (forecast, identify specific needs, skills, locations, and behaviors) is a plus
  • Prior experience with SuccessFactors or other large enterprise ATS systems is a plus

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Gyna M. Bivens
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