Senior Talent Acquisition Manager

Kum & Go Des Moines , IA 50301

Posted 4 weeks ago

Kum & Go is currently searching for a skilled Senior Talent Acquisition Manager this visible position provides Talent Acquisition leadership for corporate based roles bringing seasoned experience in Talent Acquisition and "best in class" sourcing, recruiting and selection techniques to recruit and select great talent for Krause Group. This leader will use seasoned consulting skills to effectively work with leadership to build a strategic recruiting plan and effective sourcing strategies for key positions. The Senior Talent Acquisition Manager will specialize in executive recruiting, providing leadership to high level searches in a broad range of departments and businesses. This role requires a high level of professionalism, sensitivity, and confidentiality. Additionally, this role serves as a positive ambassador for the company to both active and passive candidates. In addition, this role leads key, large scale projects. A successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to collaborate and influence driving projects forward while meeting the needs of the business. If you are interested in making an impact while recruiting the best possible talent to a diverse organization apply today!

What you'll do

  • Create talent acquisition strategy for recruiting of high quality executive talent, and for a broad range of unique positions and international roles.

  • Implement best practice strategies for sourcing the best pool of candidates possible.

  • Responsible for ensuring the diverse set of corporate positions in a broad range of businesses and departments are filled with high quality talent.

  • Consult with executive leadership to understand talent acquisition needs and provide recommendations on selection criteria.

  • Source best candidates possible (passive and active) using multiple sources including LinkedIn Recruiter, Talent Brew, and other proactive and varied recruiting methodologies.

  • Skillfully interview candidates and influence/coach management to select the best long term candidate.

  • Actively coach and influences senior leadership and management on recruiting and selection.

  • Accurately and persuasively represent the company and culture as an ambassador of the organization.

  • Utilizes strong business acumen to understand and convey to candidates the broad range of roles they represent.

  • Lead significant, large scale projects with a high impact. Given a topic, vision, and/or concept, can develop a full vision of the project, create buy in and alignment with management, identify key policy issues and make recommendations for change.

What we're looking for

  • Advanced HR acumen and talent acquisition experience.

  • An impressive ability to connect with people. Strong interpersonal skills.

  • An ability to demonstrate exceptional talent judgment.

  • Significant experience in recruiting and selection.

  • Experience in executive recruiting. Proven ability to influence management and weigh in persuasively on key issues.

  • Significant project management skills, ability to lead complex and significant projects with little direction.

  • Organizational savvy with the ability to be discrete as needed.

  • General knowledge of compensation including executive compensation programs and benefits programs.

  • Comfortable in a dynamic, fast-paced environment; adaptable and learns quickly.

  • Adept at multi-tasking and prioritizing; highly organized.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools.

Other key requirements

  • A minimum experience target 10 years of experience within talent acquisition/recruitment and human resources.

Leadership Competencies

  • Communication: Delivers clear, effective communication and listens to others.

  • Conceptual/Systems Thinking: Recognizes patterns, trends, themes, and connections in information to develop innovative ideas and solutions.

  • Constructive Engagement: Expresses ideas and disagreements, constructively resolves conflict, and encourages others to do the same.

  • Customer Orientation: Meets the expectations and needs of internal and external customers.

  • Decision Making: Makes good decisions in a timely manner.

  • Empowerment: Takes initiative and solves problems.

  • Talent Development: Maximizes potential and improves overall performance.

  • Influence: Proactively builds relationships and influences others.

  • Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving: Accurately assesses problems and effectively and efficiently arrives at solutions.

  • Strategic Thinking: Understands the current state and is able to visualize the ideal state and how to achieve it.

About Kum & Go

At Kum & Go, our purpose is to make days better. We do that by connecting with people. Every day, whether in stores or at our Store Support Center headquarters, we take a people-first approach to developing associates, serving customers, and solving problems. We provide a unique working experience where associates are given many opportunities to make connections and to have fun along the way. Our culture is supported by our five core values:

  • Passion
  • We love what we do, and it shows in our work.
  • Integrity
  • We do the right thing, even when it is difficult.
  • Teamwork
  • We believe that greatness is only achieved in unity.
  • Caring
  • We have genuine compassion for our customers, associates, families, and communities.
  • Excellence
  • We expect and deliver superior performance.

For nearly 60 years, Kum & Go has been dedicated to the communities it serves, sharing 10 percent of its profits with charitable causes. For four generations, the family-owned convenience store chain has focused on providing exceptional service and delivering more than customers expect. Established in Hampton, Iowa, in 1959, the chain has since grown to employ more than 5,000 associates in more than 400 stores in 11 states (Iowa, Arkansas, Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wyoming).

Kum & Go is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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