Pact Vacancy: Global Talent Acquisition Manager - Washington, DC, United States

Pact Vacancy: Global Talent Acquisition Manager - Washington, DC, United States
Position Title: Global Talent Acquisition Manager
Location: Washington, DC

Department Overview:
Pact envisions a world where those who are poor and marginalized exercise their voice, build their own solutions, and take ownership of their future. The Pact Human Resources Department supports this mission by creating a work environment that celebrates diversity, fosters professional growth and development, ensures competitive compensation and benefits, and provides exceptional service to management and staff.

The Department is dedicated to providing practical, consistent, and proactive support, direction and advice to management and employees in the area of HR procedure, policy, best practice, employment rewards, benefits, and legislation to facilitate achieving the objectives and targets of our organization. Our services include full life cycle recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, total rewards management, training and development and employee engagement.

Position Purpose:
The Global Talent Acquisition Manager leads the Talent Acquisition Team and is responsible for the oversight and management of Pact’s recruitment efforts to find the best and the brightest. The aim of the team is to attract, develop, retain and support Pact’s global talent. 

Reporting to the VP of Global Human Resources, the Global Talent Acquisition Manager will ensure that Pact has state of the art talent acquisition policies, processes and programs and partner with colleagues to successfully implement in all Pact offices. He/she will ensure that the talent acquisitions efforts work toward Pact’s strategic goals and organizational values. 

The Global Talent Acquisitions Manager will implement global sourcing and recruiting campaigns including designing and implementing effective strategies, building collaborative internal relationships and effective external networks. Working to attract and acquire high quality talent that makes Pact a recognized leader in the field, he/she will use creative and innovative approaches to build Pact’s candidate pipeline, improve the efficiency of Pact’s recruitment processes and systems and increase the presence and knowledge of Pact as a preferred employer.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Organize, plan and manage the entire life cycle of recruitment from sourcing candidates to on boarding utilizing the budgeted resources to deliver consistent and timely results;
  • Develop and implement a global recruitment and talent strategy to support organizational mission, vision and goals;
  • Drive improvements to global recruitment policies and processes to ensure a streamlined, effective, and high quality services are delivered, and provide regular recruitment metrics and report on progress;
  • Partner with VP of Global Human Resources to provide leadership with thoughtful, meaningful and creative metrics and the interpretation and application of the results;
  • Oversee the application and use of a candidate database (UltiPro) of qualified professionals providing rapidly to talent management needs;
  • Participate in proposal-specific and non-proposal talent strategy sessions and apply knowledge gained to all aspects of the recruitment efforts;
  • Engage in workforce planning and forecasting organization-wide; collaborate with Business development and hiring managers to identify priority countries and programs and source talent in advance of open positions;
  • Provide general recruitment and talent acquisition support, including defining job requirements and responsibilities, writing job ads and descriptions, posting open positions, conducting phone/Skype interviews, screening resumes, coordination of interviews, background checking, researching new acquisition sources, and addressing general employment inquiries;
  • Identify targeted advertising opportunities, design all recruitment forms and recruitment materials;
  • Create and foster strong relationships with colleagues and partner with hiring managers to identify requirements and business needs. Provide coaching on sourcing and interview strategy;
  • Conduct presentations and recruitment trainings to build leader skill and awareness of legal restrictions in talent acquisition techniques;
  • Develop strategies and programs to attract talent and increase presence and knowledge of pact as a preferred employer;
  • Ensure recruiters and hiring managers have a clear mutual understanding of staffing policies, practices, processes and priorities;
  • Supervise Pact’s recruitment team working by example to set high standards and outstanding leadership guidance offering on-going feedback and opportunities for development;
  • Collaborate and liaise with Human Resources team on a variety of operational and strategic initiatives including; new hire processing of documentation, Affirmative Action Planning, Compensation and Job design and others as needed;
  • Ensure compliance with OFCCP and USAID requirements for recruitment, proposals and project hires;
  • Prepare and/or review offer letter/employment agreements for signature ;
  • Proactively build Pact’s talent pipeline and network of potential candidates by identifying, screening interviewing and assessing candidates for future business development goals and by creating a presence at career fairs, on-line and other virtual locations;
  • Undertakes all other duties and projects as may be assigned.
Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree; plus a minimum of ten (10) years recruitment experience with a proven record of progression, two of which must include international development proposal recruitment;
  • Three (3) or more years of progressive supervisory experience working in high volume recruiting environment;
  • Familiarity working with OFCCP guidelines and implementing appropriate processes;
  • Experience with USAID and international development industry (for-profit or non-profit);
  • Experience coordinating and attending career fairs and other professional networking events
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a customer service orientation/attitude;
  • Strong written, presentation/verbal, and negotiation skills;
  • Experience using both internet recruitment sources and Applicant Tracking Systems;
  • Ability to travel internationally when needed (up to 20% annually);
  • Demonstrated sensitivity and discretion when handling confidential information;
  • Demonstrated ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume environment;
  • Demonstrated ability to be professional, calm, flexible, resilient, solution oriented, and creative;
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, knowledge of and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proficiency in French
  • Experience with UltiPro
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

Closing Date: 1 Sep 2014

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