The Sr Talent Advisor reports to the Sr Director, Talent Acquisition and is accountable to deliver the best talent with the right combination of skills and experience to drive organizational impact. The Sr Talent Advisor acts as a talent acquisition consultant to business clients and is responsible for assisting in identifying the best candidates to fill open positions and deliver on organizational objectives. The Sr Talent Advisor will support the talent acquisition efforts for a business unit or units and/or specific functions and/or geographies. The Sr Talent Advisor acts in an individual contributor capacity and will work closely with the hiring managers and strategic partners. Key Responsibilities
Partners with hiring manager for identified businesses/functions to understand and prioritize position 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 hiring roles and responsibilities, and ensuring hiring job descriptions reflect accurate knowledge, skills and abilities required.
Gains understanding and visibility of internal candidate pool and skill sets by reviewing possible internal candidates with Talent Acquisition Strategists and/or Talent Management.
Establishes best selection process in terms of strategy, tools and participant experience.
Builds collaborative partnership with the sourcing partner (when applicable) to engage in the proactive sourcing and successful identification of top talent for open requisitions within a business unit or units and/or specific functions; facilitates prioritization of talent needs.
For some roles, performs all sourcing responsibilities described above
Suggests and executes effective and efficient recruitment strategies needed to acquire top talent, including diverse and military candidates.
Conducts a full in-depth Interview with qualified candidates to determine level of qualification and assesses and vets out top talent for open positions.
Delivers slates of qualified and diverse talent for current and anticipated roles in the organization.
Utilizes a consultative approach with hiring teams for assessment and selection ensuring business needs are met.
Influences and provides guidance to HRBPs and business leaders to ensure the right people are hired for the right positions at the right time.
Educates hiring managers on conducting behavioral interviewing, and facilitates selection process and discussion, in order to ensure effective, legal interviewing practices.
Manages positive candidate and employee experience throughout the recruitment process.
Influences overall hiring process to achieve timeliness of SLAs.
Assists hiring manager in developing and gaining approval for competitive offer packages.
Facilitates understanding of offer components to gain offer acceptance with the candidate.
Hands off candidate information/offer components to coordinator/HR Ops.
Communication and Reporting
Responds to talent acquisition needs and inquiries from HRBPs, business leaders, hiring managers, TA strategists, etc., with firm-specific business knowledge
Provides hiring manager accurate and timely update on candidate activity, tracks talent acquisition metrics and reports trends and issues to TA leadership, providing recommendations for improvement
Maintains up-to-date candidate records in the applicant tracking system for accurate reporting and analysis
Reaches out to new hires to raise awareness of the employee referral program, as applicable and harvest referrals
Maintains strong cross functional partnerships with business, HRBPs, business leaders, hiring managers and strategic partners
5+ years of full lifecycle recruiting in a corporate environment
Strong customer orientation and influencing skills with hiring managers
Strong project management skills and the ability to execute fast paced and high-volume recruitment efforts
Excellent relationship management skills-ability to establish credibility and partner with leaders to identify talent gaps, needs, risk and plans for actions
Knowledge of employment law, corporate recruitment practices
Additional Knowledge & Skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
In-depth experience in competency-based interview and assessment techniques preferred
Strategic, creative and innovative thinking skills, ability to exercise sound judgment highly preferred
Demonstration of the following skills also highly preferred
Influence and negotiation skills
Influences others w/o authority
4-year degree in human resources, business or related field or equivalent experience
Completed or in progress CHRP designation preferred
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