Join our high-impact HR team where you can be part of an innovative and creative team of HR professionals whose passion is the pursuit of excellence. At Abt Associates, the Human Resources team provides global, value-added programs, services, and consultancy in a timely manner. We aim to enhance the Company's ability to attract, retain, and motivate highly talented employees. We are committed to a work environment that supports collaboration, work/family initiatives and is strengthened by diversity.
Abt Associates seeks a Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist who will work closely with the senior recruitment team in name generation and candidate sourcing strategies aimed at building a candidate pipeline based on client-driven needs across the organization. This role will support the Recruitment teams in both the Domestic and International divisions to identify and engage with prospective candidates. This is a great opportunity for a mission-driven individual to move from a full-cycle recruiting role to a strategic, pipeline-building position. A successful candidate will have experience in Finance, IT, International Development, and/or Public Policy recruitment.
Key stakeholders include USAID, CMS, CDC, EPA, etc. The TA Sourcing Specialist will provide agile support for all Abt opportunities under the guidance of the senior recruiters.
Key Roles and Responsibilities
Partner directly with Recruiters to form a consultative relationship with Hiring Managers to understand their specific needs to attract and bring in top talent
Develop targeted sourcing strategies and strategically utilize LinkedIn, networks, and research methods to source passive candidates
Support the pipeline development and staffing plans for key strategic roles
Evaluate and make judicious decisions on a candidate's skill set for a requisition and cultural fit within our mission-driven organization
Establish and maintain partnerships with industry groups, college/universities, etc. for networking purposes
Ask for referrals from internal and external networks for hard-to-fill roles
Develop, track and maintain a roster of passive recruits
Schedule phone screens with direct applicants, referrals, internal networks, and other interested candidates
Capture and report on key metrics that show results, trends and opportunities in key talent markets and supported business.
Support the Recruiting Coordinator and provide back up when needed
Preferred Skills / Prerequisites
Strong research and analytical skills required; must have the ability to understand and analyze highly complex/technical positions descriptions; 2 years of research/analysis preferred
Previous experience sourcing talent and building candidate pipelines required
Hands-on experience with Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and other Human Resources Management software
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Good time-management skills with the ability to handle various open positions simultaneously
Proactive - taking initiative and follow-through is a must
Curious - researching market trends with the ability to translate back to the business
Accustomed to multitasking and meeting tight deadlines
Must be extremely organized and detail-oriented
Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits.