Talent Acquisition Director

Reston, VA
Mar 14, 2018
Mar 15, 2018
Executive, Director
Full Time
The Talent Acquisition Director must have proven skills and must understand the current and evolving missions and their importance in supporting Intelligence and Defense programs across a global customer set, as well as the full range of strategies and operational concepts to successfully meet workforce plans of the organization. RESPONSIBILITIES: · Partners with functional line leaders within the organization to identify staffing and skill requirements for external recruiting, internal redeployment, executive recruiting and the transition of staff on incumbent captures and acquisitions · Manages the staffing function and all steps associated with sourcing and delivering qualified, diverse candidates in the recruitment of prospective employees in accordance with the organizational and legal requirements · Leads, coaches, and develops a geographically dispersed recruiting team that supports competitive programs within the defense and intelligence community · Ensures team compliance with all government, Leidos, and human resources laws, policies, and procedures · Examines operations and procedures as well as develops and implements new strategies and procedures · Establishes standards and goals for performance and uses metric reports to monitor, analyze progress and deliver assessment to organization leaders · Exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results · Aligns recruiting strategies with Corporate and other Group talent acquisition strategies and plans · Responsible for effectively communicating workforce plan, progress and results to senior management · Demonstrates advanced knowledge of compensation philosophy and practice including salary negotiation and presentation of offers · Must know employment law and sourcing tools for active and passive candidates · Must understand and implement Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action, including outreach to the local community · Represents Leidos in several external forums, conferences and events · Ensures service level agreements and business hiring objectives are being met Qualifications: BASIC REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: · Bachelors degree and 12+ years related Talent Acquisition experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience · The ideal candidate will possess 7+ years leading and managing a full life cycle technical recruiting team · Recent working knowledge of technical recruiting in the defense, Intel, DoD, or similar industry · Demonstrated experience in driving recruiting strategies and being responsible for building senior executive level relationships · Demonstrated analytical aptitude to support metrics development and management · Proven track record of leading high performance teams in a fast-paced, changing environment · Strong working knowledge of employment branding strategies and candidate management techniques · Savvy in usage of social media to attract passive candidates and build pipeline · Candidates must possess US Citizenship as well as the ability to obtain a security clearance ADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: · Knowledge of Taleo and Workday · Active DoD security clearance is preferred · Leading global recruiting teams of 50+ staff · In-depth experience developing and executing complex workforce plans