Manager, Global Talent Acquisition

Job Function:
Human Resources

US, IL, Bolingbrook

Position Summary: 

Reporting to the VP, Global HR, the Global Manager, Talent Acquisition is an integral part of G&W Electric and supports the Company’s ongoing growth and expansion.  Developing and executing hiring strategies for recruiting top talent to support the staffing needs of the organization, this role will partner with senior leaders and hiring managers to recruit qualified candidates through creative sourcing and emerging recruitment technology. This leader will engage regularly with members of the HR team and hiring mangers to ensure seamless execution of recruitment, selection, interviewing, and on-boarding practices within the organization.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities: 

  • Maintains awareness of the current and anticipated staffing needs of the organization by working with HRBPs and functional teams to ensure the business has a talent strategy that is aligned to achieve the Company’s growth plans. The talent strategy should encompass internal mobility, external talent acquisition, overall process improvements and best practice approaches.
  • Oversight for the global talent acquisition framework, which includes, systems, processes, vendors, agencies, and strategy.
  • Provides leadership for the Talent Acquisition team to support the administrative, compliance, technology and core processes as well as improvements for the overall team.
  • Partners with hiring managers to identify recruiting strategies and approaches to meet their staffing needs. Well versed in hiring all levels within an organization and highly technical specialized roles.
  • Maintains consultative relationships with business leaders and aligned HRBPs to proactively identify talent development issues and gaps that impact the company’s business performance.
  • Serves as an experienced hire subject matter expert on the recruiting process; from sourcing and screening candidates, interviewing, negotiating compensation and restrictive covenants, closing offers and working with other HR team members to ensure the successful on-boarding of candidates.
  • Negotiates contracts with vendors (Indeed, LinkedIn, Employment Agencies, etc.) in order to achieve the best pricing and return on investment.
  • Produces and analyzes hiring reports, metrics, trends, and statistics including time-to-fill, cost-per-hire, sourcing effectiveness, candidate experience and hiring manager engagement to enhance the recruiting process.
  • Possesses deep expertise across all key areas of recruiting, including technical competence in legal and compliance requirements (State & Federal regulations) and an ability to approach recruiting issues in a strategic, conceptual and solutions-oriented manner.
  • Aggressively executes on strategies and tactics the improve the efficiency of the recruitment funnel.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, Communications or related field; MS preferred
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant professional experience, including high-volume, full-life cycle Talent Acquisition/Staffing experience
  • Strong affinity for collaboration, a successful track record of being an effective team player and a proven ability to consult with and influence key stakeholders up to and including the executive leadership team
  • Proven ability and motivation to develop talent and drive engagement within the context of broader organizational strategy
  • Prior experience with leadership and development of direct reports, including remote staff
  • Willingness to take ownership of tasks, as well as to delegate where needed
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be proactive, demonstrate initiative, enthusiastic, professional, approachable, and flexible
  • Prior experience and proficiency in ATS utilization, LinkedIn Recruiter and other CRM and social media channels which enable both internal mobility and proactive sourcing of passive talent.
  • Experience with behavioral based interviewing methodology

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credential
  • Previous global responsibility in a Human Resources capacity.

Physical Demands / Working Conditions: 

  • General Office Environment, PC use
  • Light Lifting (occasional 25 lbs or less)    
  • Standing



G&W Electric is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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