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Talent Acquisition Team Lead

Company: Sedgwick
Location: Biloxi
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

**The 'Apply with SEEK' option will be utilized for International applicants, mainly Australia. If this does not apply to you please use the 'Apply' option.**

Taking care of people is at the heart of everything we do, and we start by taking care of you, our valued colleague. A career at Sedgwick means experiencing our culture of caring. It means having flexibility and time for all the things that are important to you. It's an opportunity to do something meaningful, each and every day. It's having support for your mental, physical, financial and professional needs. It means sharpening your skills and growing your career. And it means working in an environment that celebrates diversity and is fair and inclusive.

A career at Sedgwick is where passion meets purpose to make a positive impact on the world through the people and organizations we serve. If you are someone who is driven to make a difference, who enjoys a challenge and above all, if you're someone who cares, there's a place for you here. Join us and contribute to Sedgwick being a great place to work.

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Forbes Best-in-State Employer

Talent Acquisition Team Lead

**PRIMARY PURPOSE** : To manage staffing activities associated within a designated region; and to partner with Operational management to formulate and execute timely, cost-effective staffing initiatives supporting the regional as well as corporate business objectives.


+ Identifies and cultivates sources for hiring experienced and entry level personnel through:

+ Networking and Colleague Referrals,

+ Development and utilization of Internet Mining technology and capabilities,

+ Development and maintenance of a competitor candidate information database,

+ Development and initiation of a candidate relationship "pipeline management" strategy,

+ Utilization of current and future staffing technology.

+ Manages Recruiting budget for region through cost-effective advertisement and third-party recruiters.

+ Develops preferred supplier list of third-party recruiters; works with the National Director of staffing to negotiate discounted contract rates for staffing needs.

+ Screens, interviews, and tests job applicants as required; maintains applicant database utilizing electronic recruiting software.

+ Provides key staffing metrics for regional hiring; tracks regional colleague retention; and consults with regional management regarding issues affecting turnover.

+ Trains and mentors hiring managers as well as Colleague Resource Generalists in the use of the electronic recruiting software; builds skill level of regional users by providing training on system updates and new user training.

+ Promotes and assists Colleague Resources Managers in training hiring managers in the use of Behavioral Interviewing Techniques, as well as other candidate assessment tools and processes.

+ Supports and provides training for the Colleague Resources Generalists in staffing techniques.


+ Performs other duties as assigned.

+ Travels as required.


**Education & Licensing**

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred. PHR or SPHR Certification preferred.


Four (4) years of staffing experience or equivalent combination of education and experience required to include three (3) years as a direct recruiter in a high volume, difficult-to-source industry. Insurance industry recruiting experience is preferred. Experience with recruiting software is preferred.

**Skills & Knowledge**

+ Knowledge of employment laws and practices

+ Working knowledge of e-recruiting concepts and systems

+ Excellent oral and written communication, including presentation skills

+ PC literate, including Microsoft Office products

+ Strong organizational skills

+ Excellent negotiation skills

+ Excellent interpersonal skills

+ Ability to work independently

+ Ability to work in a team environment

+ Ability to meet or exceed Performance Competencies


When applicable and appropriate, consideration will be given to reasonable accommodations.

**Mental:** Clear and conceptual thinking ability; excellent judgment, troubleshooting, problem solving, analysis, and discretion; ability to handle work-related stress; ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously; and ability to meet deadlines

**Physical:** Computer keyboarding, travel as required

**Auditory/Visual:** Hearing, vision and talking

The statements contained in this document are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by a colleague assigned to this description. They are not intended to constitute a comprehensive list of functions, duties, or local variances. Management retains the discretion to add or to change the duties of the position at any time.

Sedgwick is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace.

**If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, consider applying for it anyway! Sedgwick is building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace and recognizes that each person possesses a unique combination of skills, knowledge, and experience. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.**

Keywords: Sedgwick, Biloxi , Talent Acquisition Team Lead, Other , Biloxi, Mississippi

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