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ICONMA, LLC Talent Acquisition Specialist in Springfield, Illinois

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PRIMARY PURPOSE: To manage staffing activities associated within a designated region; and to partner with Operational management to formulate and execute timely, co st-effective staffing initiatives supporting the regional as well as corporate business objectives. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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 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 the Taleo Talent Management System.

  • 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 Taleo Talent Management System; 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.

    ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS and RESPONSIBILITIES Performs other duties as assigned. Supports the organization's quality program(s). Travels as required. QUALIFICATIONS

  • Education & Licensing Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.

  • PHR or SPHR Certification preferred.

  • Experience Four (4) years of staffing experience including three (3) years as a direct recruiter in a high volume, difficult-to-source industry required.

  • Insurance industry recruiting experience is preferred.

  • Experience with Virtual Edge Candidate Management System 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

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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. As an equal opportunity employer, ICONMA prides itself on creating an employment environment that supports and encourages the abilities of all persons regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, or disability.