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Senior Director of Global Talent Acquisition - Hybrid Kansas City

Company: Black & Veatch
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Director of Global Talent Acquisition - Hybrid Kansas City
Date: May 10, 2023
Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies
At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.
Req Id : 97054
Opportunity Type : Staff
Relocation eligible : No
Full time/Part time : Full-Time
Contract Hire Only for this Project : No
Why Black and Veatch
Recognized by Glassdoor as a 2023 Top 100 place to work, Black & Veatch allows you to lend your talent and perspective to humanity's biggest challenges in a flexible environment where you are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities. We offer competitive compensation; 401K match and benefits that start day 1. Our hybrid environment allows you to balance your work and personal life.
At Black & Veatch, you own your career with purpose and meaning. You are empowered to grow and explore new possibilities at every step of your career journey. Bring your big ideas knowing you are safe to be who you are and speak up with concerns or questions and put your diverse talents and perspectives to use.
The Opportunity
Black & Veatch is seeking a Senior Director of Global Talent Acquisition who plays a key role in supporting company growth by leading the global talent acquisition program. Successful candidates will thrive in a fast-paced, innovative environment creating and implementing successful talent acquisition strategies rooted in inclusion and diversity in collaboration with business leaders. The director will be a global strategic thought partner who leads the enhancement of the employer brand and elevates the candidate experience.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develops and executes talent acquisition strategies for the global organization by looking holistically at the business strategies implementing programs and initiatives to ensure recruitment of talent with the requisite capabilities to achieve business goals.

  • Directs a global team of recruiters, sourcers and coordinators to deliver exceptional results through a collaborative leadership style that inspires and motivates.

  • Leads, mentors and trains a high performing team that works with a sense of urgency and flexibility to meet the changing needs of the business.

  • Direct reports include Talent Acquisition Managers, Recruiting Operations Manager, College Relations Manager and the Global Sourcing Manager.

  • Ensures that our competency model is embedded in our global talent sourcing, selection and assimilation programs so that prospective new hires are vetted for their technical expertise as well as leadership behaviors and organizational fit to sustain our culture.

  • Drives activities that enhance proactive sourcing efforts, increases the number of quality recruits through networking, competitive sourcing, etc.

  • Provides insights and advice to leaders on employment trends in the market. Works collaboratively with HR leaders and marketing to create employment collateral and promotions with the goal to enhance the employer value proposition through creative communications utilizing social media such as Linked In and relevant channels.

  • Evaluates current media strategy to ensure we are attracting the best talent through multiple and relevant channels. Leads employer branding efforts and markets Employee Value Proposition and brand differentiators to ensure we competitively attract top talent.

  • Provides leadership oversight to the campus recruitment strategy and intern program partnering with the business to ensure diversity is foundational to the program.

  • Develops relationships with and manages agreements with select external partners: executive search firms, agencies, pre-employment vendors, etc.

  • Provides training to ensure hiring managers globally are sufficiently trained on the company's behavioral interviewing process and job competencies in order to produce a consistent interview experience aimed at identifying the optimal candidates.

  • Leverages recruiting analytics and evolving technologies to assess and improve current strategy to ensure a world-class practice; takes a data driven approach to decision making that will support a culture of continuous improvement in processes and efficiencies.

  • Ensures compliance of recruiting standards and best in class hiring practices for team members including but not limited to EEO, OFCCP, diversity efforts, job postings, etc.

  • Develops and leads key global talent acquisition initiative(s)

    Management Responsibilities
    Preferred Qualifications

    • Prior experience leading a global talent acquisition team

    • Strong behavioral interviewing skills

    • Sound knowledge of US employment law and compliance issues; must be familiar with Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan regulations. Understands how to access and manage global labor regulations

    • Strong business acumen; demonstrates willingness to deeply understand the B&V business; understands the dynamics of projects and their impact on B&V success; has the ability to establish and manage external relationships; and the ability to represent B&V with external constituents. Also understands business on a global scale.

    • Strong data analysis and financial acumen; has ability to gather, synthesize, and interpret operating and financial data and turn into compelling messages.

    • Innovative and tech savvy; brings leading edge solutions and practices that evolves, advances and improves the talent acquisition function to achieve excellent client-outcomes and candidate experiences

    • Collaborative leadership orientation; must be able to build consensus.

    • Strong communication skills; must also be able to effectively communicate technical concepts to executives and general audiences. Has experience interfacing with and presenting to C-level executives.

    • Works with a sense of urgency and strategic purpose. Daily impatience with an understanding of long-term progress.

    • Demonstrates 'Connective' thinking with an understanding of how things work together and avoidance of unintended consequences of decisions.

    • Adheres to the Company's ASPiRE program and our Global Ethics and Compliance Program

      Minimum Qualifications

      • Bachelors Degree required, Masters Degree a plus

      • 10+ years progressive HR experience, Experience in the EPC industry preferred

        All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.
        Work Environment/Physical Demands
        Salary Plan
        ADM: Administrative/Business
        Job Grade
        Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.
        Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.
        By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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