Talent Acquisition Lead

  • Location

    USA

  • Sector:

    Utilities

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    US$90000 - US$100000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Anna Ponas

  • Contact email:

    fjdaxtraadresp@thesrgroup.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/204618_1650641361

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-22

We're working on a Talent Acquisition Lead search with an energy industry client. Our client is based in the Northeast (MA, CT, NJ area). Imagine working with a company that is a founding member of the sustainability movement, helping to make the world a better place. Our client is seeking candidates with 5-10+ years of recruitment experience in the industrials/field/plant space. You will be traveling to facilities in your region and will have a hands-on-deck approach to meeting the recruiting objectives. Your ingenuity and business strategy mind are welcomed with open arms here.

What You'll Do:

  • Be an effective, efficient, responsive and engaged recruiting partner
  • Lead recruiting efforts across different disciplines, levels and geographies
  • Work collaboratively with Hiring Managers and HR Business Partners to provide both transactional and strategic talent acquisition support to fill critical roles expeditiously
  • Apply your sourcing, screening and candidate closing expertise to fill open requisitions, build talent pipelines, further diversity hiring initiatives, and participate in career events
  • Identify, source, and develop candidates ideally through self-sourcing or lower-cost resources
  • Effectively screen and deliver a highly diverse slate of qualified candidates within the target compensation range
  • Participate in regional industry, diversity, veteran and college hiring events
  • Ensure Hiring Managers have the best tools and training to make solid business decisions
  • Create positive outcomes for both stakeholders and candidates with a keen eye on candidate experience
  • Manage the offer process (offer recommendation, extensions and system entry) to ensure seamless transitions from candidate to pre-hire/new hire
  • Utilize multiple forms of technology (ATS, CRM, networks, etc.) to effectively track and manage candidate flow
  • Provide timely metrics, reports and status updates on assigned requisitions/ projects or as requested
  • Maintain a sound understanding of the Covanta's value proposition, business and hiring needs, industry trends and niche sites
  • Partner with other TA team members on team goals and projects
  • Own and champion one or more Micro COE's and act as SME to the team
  • Other HR initiatives, as needed
  • Work in compliance with industry rules, regulations and practices
  • Maintain confidentiality, accuracy and keep sensitive information secured

Who You Are:

Education & Experience

  • A Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant recruiting experience. Candidates without a 4-year degree may be considered depending on experience.
  • Ability to manage full-lifecycle recruiting for an average of 25+ requisitions while providing high-level partnership and advisory services to your key stakeholders
  • Recent and strong experience recruiting in Power, Manufacturing, Energy from Waste (EfW), Industrial Engineering, Environmental, Waste Management or Sustainability industries.
  • Experience sourcing for one or more these functions - maintenance, instrumentation, electrical, industrial operators, technicians, safety or related operationally focused functions
  • Experience with recruiting for both exempt and non-exempt roles
  • In-depth knowledge and expertise in direct candidate sourcing methodology utilizing a variety of cost-effective tools and sources
  • Strong working knowledge of SaaS based Applicant Tracking Systems (Workday strongly preferred)
  • Experience as a talent advisor/partner to multiple sites and/or business units

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Demonstrated success in developing talent pipelines and professional networks relevant to the roles you manage
  • Act as a champion for Diversity, Inclusion and innovation in all you do
  • Possess a keen sense of ownership and working with urgency
  • Ability to drive accountability in both yourself as well as stakeholders/process owners
  • Strong champion of change and comfortable in assisting with change management
  • Strong history of successful partnership with site-level and corporate HR
  • Knowledgeable of federal and state laws governing EEO, ADA, and appropriate hiring practices
  • Ability to create and execute multi-faceted recruiting/sourcing strategies in a fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Comfort with working in a geographically dispersed team


If you're interested in this opportunity, please apply and reference ID# APPR/204618. If you're already acquainted with our firm and working with one of our recruiting consultants, please contact that individual directly to discuss this opportunity referencing job #APPR/204618. Otherwise, we look forward to receiving your application. Please note that our client will not provide visa sponsorship nor relocation for this role.

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