Talent Acquisition Manager

Integrated Project Services Blue Bell , PA 19422

Posted 3 weeks ago

Position Responsibilities

IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Talent Acquisition Manager who will join our industry leading Human Resources/Talent Acquisition team at our state-of-the-art corporate headquarters located in Blue Bell, PA.

The Talent Acquisition Manager oversees the activities of a team(s) engaged in strategic and tactical sourcing to find potential candidates to fill current and future needs. The Talent Acquisition Manager leads and trains team members, monitors productivity of various sourcing channels, and identifies and engages new sources of talent. S/he interfaces with the business to secure the best candidates for the business across all divisions and may also be involved in delivering on various projects for Global activities. Overall, the Talent Acquisition Manager must be a Thought Leader and Strategic Thinker who is able to meet goals, lead and motivate a team and deliver quality results.

This position will report directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer with 3 direct reports and one matrix from the UK. The positon will require 25% travel for the purpose of hiring events, IPS region site visits, team reviews, off-sites, and training programs.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the talent acquisition team providing support to assigned recruiting teams in a timely, efficient manner.

  • Establish metrics and a dashboard to report on activity and progress weekly to the CHRO.

  • Contribute as needed to Executive leadership meetings through presentations of the metrics and dashboard

  • Understanding the concept of designing, building and implementing more productive ways of working and demonstrating return on investment.

  • Possess knowledge of forecasting models, workforce planning, experience in managing through KPIs and project management and planning.

  • Prepare and deliver monthly and quarterly reviews for deep dive on Talent Sourcing performance.

  • Provide leadership, coaching, and performance management to the Talent Sourcing team.

  • Demonstrated awareness of sourcing trends and innovative recruiting techniques in order to be competitive in state-of-the-art recruiting practices.

  • Deliver an innovative sourcing strategy to identify and execute candidate generation strategies and proactively research and assess new recruitment methodologies.

  • Strong understanding of recruitment systems and tools.

  • Strong people management experience including a demonstrated history in developing strong recruitment & service capabilities.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to network within the industry to identify top performers for your team.

  • Result Oriented, focused on outcomes & KPI achievement, not only inputs.

  • Network and participate in employment events, such as career fairs, in order to proactively cultivate candidate pipeline.

  • Form a tightly aligned partnership with Recruitment Marketing team, leveraging and bridging demand generation initiatives to top of funnel lead generation.

  • Provide strong insights from talent market research and benchmarking that influence talent recruiting and marketing strategies.

  • Point of contact for the project and other stakeholders on all talent sourcing needs.

  • Provide leadership, coaching, and performance management to the Talent Sourcing team.

  • Work with the Recruitment team and leaders to ensure that successful, differentiated hiring is achieved with improved client and candidate experience as a key to success.

  • Use social media, job boards, Internet sourcing, and other technical means to source candidates for open jobs.

  • Programmatically design and manage effective resource planning that directly impacts recruitment productivity and can meet changing business needs.

  • Possess demonstrated success in recruiting passive candidates for hard to fill requisitions.

  • Experience utilizing the latest sourcing tools and methods (Internet Search, Chrome Extensions, Social Media, LinkedIn etc.).

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum of 10 years recruitment, human resources, or technology work experience.

  • Prefer minimum 5 years recruitment or talent sourcing work experience.

  • Proven success in obtaining sufficient quality and quantity of resumes to meet demands.

  • Advanced use of technology for sourcing purposes (social media and ATS).

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience leading and managing recruiting teams.

  • Analytical mindset, comfortable using data to back up your decisions.

  • Ability to think big and willingness to take risks.

  • Passion for finding creative ways to attract top talent.

  • Proven track record of building for scale while remaining agile and iterative.

  • Team-first approach to management and ability to attract top talent.

  • Experience with successful, innovative sourcing for a fast-growing institution or company is highly desired.

Additional Competencies Required

  • Must be able to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines.

  • Clear understanding of the recruitment life-cycle process.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with clients, vendors and teaming partners (HR and the business).

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, problem solving ability and decision-making skills.

  • Highly motivated results/action oriented and able to work with a high degree of autonomy.

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills with a core understanding of media success measurements and goals.

  • Strong attention to detail by achieving thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task.

  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to relate creative outputs to relevant populations and propensity toward trend-setting ideas is highly desired.

  • Strong knowledge of sourcing methodology, candidate process management, and industry standards.

  • Strong people management experience, preferably with previous experience of managing a geographically dispersed team.

  • Excellent electronic and traditional prospecting and networking skills, especially via online social networks; blogging and tweeting experience preferred.

  • Hands-on experience in high-volume, complex talent sourcing.

  • Knowledge of sales techniques to engage passive candidates such as cold-calling, social media, etc.

  • External vendor management experience.

  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and labor laws.

  • Knowledge of applicant tracking systems and CRMs preferred.

  • Ability to drive change and implement new strategies which support the organization's goals and objectives.

  • Able to adapt to changing business priorities and prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Keen attention to detail, strong analytical skills, and natural curiosity for new applications and technologies.

  • Willingness to try new approaches and drive innovation.

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

Company Overview

About Us

IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specializes in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over thirty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 1,100 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at www.ipsdb.com.


Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.

IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).

Attention Search Firms / Third Party Recruiters: IPS is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for employment opportunities with IPS. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at IPS via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at IPS in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for a specific position will be deemed the sole property of IPS, and no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by IPS as a result of the referral or through other means.

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