WEX South Portland , ME 04106
WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX) provides B2B payment processing and information management solutions. From our roots in fleet card payments beginning in 1983, we have expanded the scope of our business to multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions in fleet, virtual travel and healthcare markets.
From our headquarters in South Portland, Maine to our locations in Sao Paulo, London, Rome, Singapore, Melbourne and beyond, our WEX team of 3,000 employees is working in over 20 countries and in 22 different currencies to lead the way in value-based business payment processing and information management solutions.
Our innovative technology, payment, and data solutions are working to enable our customers and business partners to focus on what they do best: achieve their business growth objectives.
WEX is recognized as one of the 20 companies that invest in their people's success as well as one of the 14 companies where employees can make an impact.The Company has been publicly traded since 2005, and is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "WEX." For more information, visit http://www.wexinc.com/ and follow WEX on Twitter at @WEXIncNews.
In this role, you will provide key support to the early career pipeline team at WEX. The Early Career Program Specialist supports the Early Career Pipeline Manager in leading the transformation of early career pipeline strategies as well as the alignment of campus recruiting talent process for The WEX Internship programs, Rotational Development Programs and other early career initiatives.
The Early Career Program Specialist will collaborate and work closely with the Learning and Development team and other Human Resources Centers of Excellence, senior leaders across various business functions, and other internal stakeholders.
What you will be doing:
Support the Manager of Early Career Pipeline to develop creative ways to increase the company's brand and profile in the talent marketplace - and more specifically- through on-campus partnership/collaboration with professional, community and student organizations.
Support the university ambassador teams in building strong campus relationships with universities through career service offices, faculty, administration, and student bodies to promote the company's brand and image.
Support the recruiting of early career intern candidates track candidate progress throughout the hiring process and coordinate communications (e.g. interview schedules/details, offers, background checks, etc).
Manage communications around campus event logistics.
Ensure smooth onboarding & transitions between early career program rotations from planning and relocation perspective talent.
Educate and help the business to plan their growth in a realistic way with the support of data
Be the trusted advisor for the early career team area to hiring managers and all hiring partners
Support the Manager, Early Career Pipeline in strategic discussions around growth plans, competitor mapping and talent-driven acquisitions
Be a natural first choice speaking partner to important stakeholders within HR as well as within the organizations.
Build and maintain positive relationships with internal HR Management, senior leaders, hiring managers, and other key partners
Ensure visibility of campus recruiting team and analyst programs with senior leadership on-campus, external relations and internal partners
Recruiting and Program Management
Drive program related processes for internship and rotational programs, seamless onboarding, rotation identification and transition, performance management, and talent assessments
manage routines, including quality checks and mentorship program with associates
Act as liaison between program participants, and program stakeholders for program-related information, guidance, and support
Track and assess program-related trends, including retention, progression, engagement
Provide recommendations to management on improvement opportunities; Prepare and provide reports to back findings and data
Collaborate with the early career pipeline manager to develop program communication strategies
Maintain & iterate on junior talent pipeline strategy for all education levels and all disciplines
Support the team that is responsible for program management & learning paths for early career development programs (i.e.: multi-year rotational program, fellowship programs, summer internship programs, thesis/co-op programs, & academic relations, etc.)
Who we are looking for:
1- 4 years of professional experience, or related experience
Bachelor level degree required
Flexible, proactive, process oriented and highly organized.
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills and ability to work closely with senior leaders and employees at all levels.
Previous HR internship or Co/Op experience in a corporate environment
Experience with data reporting and analysis
Must be able to multitask and bring tasks to completion with minimal supervision.
Team player with a high sense of urgency, able to interact with all levels of the organization and connect well with students.
Strong business acumen and ability to understand the talent needs of the business.
Results oriented with a high degree of personal initiative
Global travel availability
Strong understanding of social media
Preference given to the following:
You have experience in leading external relationships & participating in key speaking engagements
You have excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with professionals at all levels, both internally and externally
You are super organized with an eye for detail
You are flexible and comfortable dealing with frequent changes
You possess a solid sense of urgency, high emotional intelligence, and intuition
You are a fast learner, curious, enthusiastic and always willing to step up to help the team
You are passionate about the chance to create an impact/difference in the lives of the next generation of WEX talent.
At WEX, we reward innovation, hard work and excellence.
Dependent Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Referral Award Program
Expedition - WEX's Sabbatical Program
Extended Parental Leave
Flexible Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent)
On Site Fitness Facility in South Portland location
Paid Time Off(PTO)
Short- and Long-Term Disability Programs
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disability