Senior Recruiter (RPO17-13) Sunnyvale, California

IT’S MORE THAN A JOB!  KellyOCG, a division of Kelly Services is looking for an individual who has the ability to act as a Sr. Recruiter to one of our largest clients in the Franklin, TN area.  You will drive the recruiting process and ensure a positive candidate experience. 
The Senior Recruiter will act as a senior level individual contributor. Will be responsible for full lifecycle recruiting for a variety of disciplines in the automotive industry. This is a direct hire opportunity. Role consists of screening candidates for openings utilizing all sourcing tools to source qualified candidates.  This person must be able to identify and locate passive candidates & generate interest in client positions or pipeline requirements by researching various industries and functions to create a diverse pool of applicants.  This person also drives business commitments such as service level agreements (SLAs), compliance, diversity and quality.
Person will act as an ongoing consultant to the client on the recruiting process.  Must drive the recruiting process, present qualified candidates to the managers and ensure a positive experience for the candidates in the process.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience developing relationships with the HR community as well as with their assigned hiring managers.  In addition, they should be a subject matter expert in recruiting. This position will be onsite at our client facility in Sunnyvale, CA.
Major Duties

  •     Has and will maintain accountability of the entire recruiting process as defined by the client
  •     Interfaces with the Hiring Managers, Human Resources and other key stakeholders to ensure client satisfaction
  •     Consults with hiring manager and follows processes to achieve SLAs/metrics
  •     Leads initial consultations with hiring managers on requisition definition and potential sourcing strategies
  •     Conducts external searches through strategic sourcing (networking, cold-calling, job board utilization, etc.)
  •     Develops and implements sourcing strategies including advanced internet mining techniques
  •     Develops and maintains extensive and effective networks within professional associations and within the community to ensure a continuous flow of candidates
  •     Identifies, researches and initiates recruiting events
  •     Identifies and researches new innovative and creative sourcing methods
  •     Utilizes online social and professional networking sites to connect with potential passive candidates
  •     Develops and maintains a high volume of referrals and a strong candidate pipeline
  •     Effectively manages the internal applicant process
  •     Continuously “closes” qualified candidates and works to drive offer acceptance
  •     Leads the candidate through the hiring process to ensure a positive experience.
  •     Screens, presents and “sells” qualified candidates to hiring managers
  •     Manages hiring managers’ expectations appropriately
  •     Leads and/or participates in sourcing projects
  •     Builds networks across all channels
  •     Demonstrates solid business knowledge in multiple industries and effective business acumen
  •     Executes accurate data capture and timely reporting on key staffing metrics
  •     Utilizes the client Applicant Tracking System (ATS) to identify potential candidates
  •     Maintains understanding and execution of diversity and quality requirements
  •     Ensures compliance with legal and client regulations during identification and screening process

Minimum Education Required
    Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business, Human Resources or similar or equivalent work experience

Minimum Years Experience Required
    4+  years progressively responsible, full life cycle recruiting experience
    4+  years robust sourcing experience including high level of proficiency with cold calling competitors, Boolean search string creation, etc.

Skills required

  •     Must have experience recruiting a variety of high level, professional positions, including IT/IS
  •     Expertise in using advanced search techniques to generate  qualified and interested candidates
  •     Demonstrates expertise in generating talent through networking and creative sourcing methods
  •     Develops sourcing plans and participates in recruiting events
  •     Demonstrates solid business knowledge in multiple industries; including niche areas where appropriate
  •     Knowledgeable of applicable employment laws
  •     Utilizes problem solving and root cause analysis skills
  •     Accurately captures data and reports key staffing metrics in a timely manner
  •     Must have the ability to quickly learn and navigate new software programs
  •     Operational experience with at least one Applicant Tracking System preferred
  •     Identifies and screens candidates according to OFCCP guidelines
  •     Accurate data capture and timely reporting on key staffing metrics in ATS and/or other tracking mechanism
  •     Effectively manages a requisition load
  •     Must be proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and Internet


  •     Must possess exceptional organizational, time management, administrative and customer service skills.
  •     Demonstrates the ability to work in a fast paced, intense work environment and adapt to constant changes and competing priorities
  •     Experience recruiting in Silicon Valley, preferred
  •     Experience working onsite at client’s  location, required
  •     Quickly evaluates and prioritize tasks in a high volume staffing environment
  •     Demonstrates the ability to work with challenging and demanding clients and adapt to changes
  •     Must have a strong commitment to quality and ethical behavior and maintain high level of confidentiality
  •     Effectively utilizes strong communication, interpersonal and consultative and negotiation skills
  •     Excellent diction, grammar, pronunciation and articulation are required
  •     Possess upbeat and enthusiastic voice tone
  •     Identifies and resolves potential challenges and risks then engages in proper escalation  procedure
  •     Ability to use “listening” responses during interviews and ask questions and/or rephrase comments to ensure understanding during interview
  •     Effectively builds rapport with applicants and other internal team members
  •     Drives results in a positive and professional manner in a deadline-oriented environment

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