Talent Acquisition Partner

Owens & Minor, Inc.
Mechanicsville, VA
May 07, 2018
May 21, 2018
Accountant, IT
Full Time
POSITION SUMMARY The Talent Acquisition partner is a corporate role responsible for assessing, selecting and acquiring top talent aligned with the organization's strategic business objectives and goals. Leads a team to find sales industry leaders. Manages the full recruitment cycle for open positions, from sourcing, interviewing, assessments, salary negotiations, and acceptance of offer through hiring while adhering to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and continual improvements to ensure quality candidates are acquired.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Collaborates with leaders to understand and address their current and future staffing needs developing applicable staffing plans; educates leaders about all facets of the recruitment cycle.2. Develops, drives, and executes recruitment strategies that ensure and enhance a positive candidate experience.3. Develops effective and creative talent sourcing strategies, including social media, college recruitment, and career fairs to acquire and retain a diverse pool of top talent at all levels within the matrixed organization.4. Builds talent funnels for industry related candidates by effectively sourcing through multiple channels5. Guides hiring managers through the recruitment process while gaining a deep understanding of on-going recruiting needs and talent bench development.6. Actively manages the candidate interview process and experience.7. Discusses job requirements with candidates assessing how well aligned the candidate's skills, knowledge and abilities align with the open position; extracts the best available talent while adhering to all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEOC) requirements.8. Avoids legal challenges by understanding current legislation and enforcing regulations with managers9. Liaises with external recruiting vendor(s) as needed including owning and managing the relationship with local Resource Provider Organization (RPO); liaises with area employment agencies, advertising agencies and temporary agencies.10. Promotes the Owens & Minor talent brand and ensures recruitment efforts are aligned with, maintain, and enhance the Owens & Minor talent brand and culture.11. In conjunction with recruiting team, develops optimal applicant workflow procedures for Human Resources, hiring managers, and other stakeholders; helps manage workflow from initial search through to offer.12. Partners with Compensation to initially scope appropriate levels of compensation and on final offers for candidates.13. Builds knowledge of the organization, processes and customers. Solves a range of straightforward problems. Analyzes possible solutions using standard procedures. 14. Develops and implements strategic initiatives for recruiting diverse talent across all functions15. Tracks and reports key metrics designed to measure and predict staffing activity16. Project manages talent-focused initiatives, projects or other deliverables as they arise.17. Tracks results of recruiting sources/efforts and produces associated metrics upon request. 18. Maintains a future candidate pool for locations for bench strength.19. Monitors industry methods of recruiting to include business intelligence of competitor offerings.20. Becomes knowledgeable about each location's operation, salary ranges, pay practice, and customer base as well as any required qualification processes.SUPPLEMENTAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1. Performs additional duties as directed.QualificationsEDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 1. Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree preferred2. Five or more years of recruiting and talent acquisition experience required; experience within relevant field (healthcare; supply chain compliance; medical device; manufacturing) strongly preferred3. Previous experience utilizing automated talent management systems and applicant tracking systems preferred4. Strong understanding of Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) required; knowledge of Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) requirements preferred5. Continuous Improvement, Lean or Problem Solving training preferredKNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES: 1. Demonstrates knowledge of sourcing channels with a strong record of contributing to successful recruitment2. Demonstrates strong influencing skills3. Demonstrates teambuilding as core competency4. Communicates effectively and persuasively, both verbally and in writing5. Manages time and resources effectively through strong organization, multi-tasking, delegation, time management and project management skills6. Anticipates problems and works proactively to solve them through creative thinking7. Negotiates skillfully, anticipating reactions and planning strategically to overcome objections8. Hands-on individual who is most comfortable taking an active role while also forging effective matrix partnerships9. Excellent customer service skills10. Passion in supporting diversity11. Ability to successfully interact with all levels of teammate throughout the organization12. Ability to maintain confidential information13. Demonstrated experience in a metrics-driven environment14. Demonstrated ability to manage strategic and tactical needs and to roll up sleeves when needed to ensure business needs are met.15. Comfortable working in an ambiguous environmentADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Ability to travel up to 40% and work varied hours, as required