Senior Consultant, Talent Acquisition

The Senior Consultant for Talent Function (TF) is responsible for delivering quality consulting, project management and support services to achieve a high level of customer satisfaction, as an individual contributor or a team member. We offer both employee and 1099 contract roles. This position will allow you to work from your home office and travel for client engagements when required. 

Responsibilities:                                                                                                                  

Service Delivery Expertise:
  • Provide strategic consulting on cloud-based talent acquisition technology solutions for mid to large size domestic, regional and global organizations
  • Follow TF delivery methodologies appropriate to the project and the consultant’s role, and promote industry best practices
  • Deliver high quality execution and completion rates on all engagements
  • Develop and/or implement effective change management strategies, including communications, testing and training programs
  • Demonstrate the highest level of ethical behavior and personal integrity 
  • Engage in positive and pro-active communication with peers and colleagues, building effective relationships within and across the business
Program Management Expertise:
  • Lead and coordinate overall project activities from pre-implementation planning through go-live stabilization
  • Define project charter, project core team and extended team, and establish project operation logistics
  • Develop implementation roadmap and create integrated project plan in collaboration with other stakeholders/task owners within the project
Project Management Expertise:
  • Provide implementation leadership and subject matter expertise throughout the implementation 
  • Develop and execute project plans resulting in on-time and within-budget service delivery
  • Manage the project plan tasks, coordinating client and vendor resources and continually evaluate risk and launch readiness
Functional Consulting / Business Analyst Expertise:
  • Provide functional process and design support leading assigned resources through appropriate discussions to understand the current and desired future state of people, processes and software
  • Facilitate workshops/working sessions with appropriate resources to gather feedback
  • Accurately assess the business requirements, pain points and gaps
Market Expertise:
  • Strive to be more versatile, effective, and continually deepen skill set
  • Practice intellectual generosity by sharing and contributing knowledge and experiences, both internally and externally
  • Promote TF at professional business organizations/conferences and seminars
Cultural Expertise:
  • Contribute to and support a positive team environment
  • Provide and accept feedback while looking for opportunities to help others
  • Contribute to broader business goals by attending, participating and collaborating in all relevant TF meetings and initiatives

Qualifications:
  • Experience managing full lifecycle of project/program execution following established project management methodology of most complex industry projects
  • Experience should include program/project management, systems implementation and optimization, service delivery, process improvement, and vendor evaluation/selection/ management
  • Ability to develop talent acquisition strategies and apply complex talent acquisition concepts in organizations with diverse needs
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge of talent acquisition platforms, tools, products and other complimentary technologies to support these platforms
  • Experience configuring software in support of client requirements and identifying creative and acceptable solutions to product gaps to meet client requirements in complex environments
  • Significant knowledge of end-to-end talent acquisition functions (applicant tracking systems, prospect engagement/sourcing, recruitment marketing, talent acquisition analytics, etc.)
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, consulting management, solution development, operations, and client and industry partnerships
  • Consistently conduct interactions with clients in a timely, professional and responsive manner
  • Set and manage client expectations, handle and resolve conflict
  • Ability to oversee and support junior staff in managing client relationships
  • Deep subject matter expertise in change management encompassing a variety of work-streams including risk assessment, sponsorship modeling, testing, training, communications, resistance management, launch planning, and configuration release
  • Ability to drive faster adoption and greater utilization of changes, to assure business results are achieved
  • Serve as lead architect or advisor for discovery/process review, analysis, and recommendations on highly complex engagements
  • Experience analyzing and transforming raw data into meaningful information and compelling presentations, and conduct trend analyses to determine need for improvement or corrective action
  • Exhibit high level of understanding of best practices relating to organizational design, staff productivity, metrics and reporting, technology, programs and policies
  • Provide thought leadership relating to design and strategy, and share expertise by collaborating and advising clients and/or prospects on complex matters specific to their organization
  • Identify emerging opportunities within the marketplace based on market data, client interaction, discussions with partners, and/or participation in industry organizations and events
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, independent contractors and clients
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of team members in a consultative environment
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience delivering/managing client facing talent acquisition implementations
  • Experience with one or more of the following systems is desired: Avature, iCIMS, Taleo, Jobvite, CornerstoneOnDemand, SmartRecruiters, GoogleHire, Workday Recruiting, Phenom People, Greenhouse, Lever, SuccessFactors Recruiting, Beamery and Smashfly
  • 7 – 10 years of industry related experience with progressive responsibility
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience managing successful talent acquisition strategy and technology implementation teams

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