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Sr. Talent Advisor

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Job # 11820220
Date Posted: 01-09-2019
The 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. Talent Advisor acts as talent acquisition consultants to the business and is responsible for advising on the selection of the best candidates. Talent Advisors are accountable to partner with sourcing resources in managing the talent pipeline, while managing the recruitment strategies to support and fill recruiting needs. The Talent Advisor will support the talent acquisition efforts for a business unit or units and/or specific functions and/or geographies.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Partners with hiring manager 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.
  • Provides guidance and influence to business leaders to ensure the right people are hired for the right positions at the right time.
  • 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.
  • Assists hiring manager in developing and gaining approval for competitive offer packages.
  • 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 strong cross functional partnerships with business, hiring managers and other talent acquisition functions.
  • Manages specialty Talent Acquisition projects relative to the supported businesses
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience/training
  • 2 years experience recruiting for open positions (Preferably in Human Resources, Communications, and Corporate Affairs)
  • 1 year reporting experience relative to Talent Acquisition performance and metrics
Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum 3 years experience in a generalist recruiter position or human resources function with recruiting experience strongly preferred
  • Experience recruiting for Human Resources and Corporate Affairs positions strongly preferred
  • Excellent relationship management skills, ability to establish credibility, and partner with leaders to identify talent gaps, needs, risk and plans for actions
  • Strong customer orientation and influencing skills
  • Preferred reporting experience relative to Talent Acquisition performance and metrics
  • Knowledge of employment law, corporate recruitment practices
  • Proven leadership skills
  • 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
  • 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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