HR Talent Management Specialist

Phoenix Companies Inc. Hartford , CT 06183

Posted 6 months ago

Job Summary

The Talent Specialist supports the acquisition of talent and the growth of people across the company. This professional will support career development program - integrating career paths, competencies, skills and various tools across the employee lifecycle. S/he will be responsible for building diverse talent pools and a robust talent pipeline within the organization through the implementation and delivery of leading talent management processes and practices. Support, coordinate, and implement various processes within talent management and HR Team such as, (but not limited to) enterprise wide performance management administration, onboarding, immigration, intern programs and student rotational programs Provide consulting support for business partners seeking guidance on various issues (i.e., recruitment, performance management, and various HR practices and processes etc.).

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for recruitment and talent acquisition of exempt and nonexempt staff.

  • Support hiring managers and actively oversee and drive the talent acquisition process.

  • Actively develop internal and external sources for candidates.

  • Assist management in assessing the bench strength in their areas and devise recruiting strategies to address skill deficiencies.

  • Advise management on the selection and development of employees that build bench strength and work force diversity. Assure that all reporting requirements are accurately fulfilled.

  • Represent the organization as an employer of choice to internal as well as external audiences (e.g. new hires, community organizations, industry groups, job fairs, colleges).

  • Anticipate impact of business initiatives on the organization's human resources; identify issues, generate and recommend options.

  • Influence decision-makers in all areas of the employment relationship: recruitment, selection, retention, motivation, development and termination.

  • Propose creative solutions in resolving conflicts.

  • Manage special assignments and projects such as technology utilization and workflow improvements, which impact HR Department policies/practices and require matrix management of staff and resources from HR and/or client areas.

  • In conjunction with the Sr. HR Administrator manage vendor relationships (e.g. relocation, temporary and advertising agencies, outplacement firms).

  • Support clients by answering general HR policy administrative questions.

  • Acts as backup on relocation support by communicating information to vendor, servicing agencies, transferring employee, and management.

  • Prepare appropriate paperwork to initiate relocation benefits and wire transfers. Review expenses and arranges for reimbursements.

  • Provide operational support to HR department

  • Work on special projects as assigned, this includes providing support for the Actuarial Student Program, etc.

  • Assist in the coordination of training classes and providing communications to training participants and management.

  • Function as back-up to Sr. HR Administrator for various projects and HR duties.

  • Research best practices regarding HR policy and procedures with other organizations and industry specific sources.

  • Monitor and analyze recruitment metrics; maintain and prepare required data/statistics for a variety of departmental, and/or Company reports.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree, or equivalent required

  • 2 5 years' experience in Human Resources, 2+ performing recruitment work

  • Knowledge of HR policy & program administration

  • Experience with applicant tracking systems and HRIS systems, Ulti Pro a plus

  • Knowledge of social media and social media tools for recruitment.

  • Capable of identifying and implementing creative approaches to recruiting communications.

  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail with the ability to self-motivate, manage multiple tasks and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong customer service skills and ability to develop effective ongoing relationships with client, peers and colleagues

  • Ability to work under critical deadlines

  • Ability to maintain professional demeanor under pressure and effectively work with employees at all levels while maintaining a keen sense of urgency and commitment to providing exceptional service to employees

  • Responds quickly to questions and changes in direction while maintaining control of the situation

  • Maintains computer proficiency in Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

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Nassau Re was founded in 2015 and carries a tradition dating to 1851. Our business covers four segments: insurance, reinsurance, distribution and asset management, and our capabilities include life insurance and annuity products, life insurance sales and distribution, real estate investments, collateralized loan obligations and other asset management specialties, and reinsurance. As part of a young and growing financial services enterprise, our employees are tapping into a new entrepreneurial spirit while they build on a long track record of putting customers first, understanding the evolving income and protection needs, and developing quality products to meet those needs.

Nassau Re provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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HR Talent Management Specialist

Phoenix Companies Inc.