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Director of Talent Acquisition, Seattle, WA (US)

United States
Status completed
Tags Talent Acquisition


Date posted

15 May 2019

The Company

We are excited to be partnering with our client, which is a well-known and well-respected company that is privately held and headquartered in Bellevue, WA. A key need has arisen to hire a dynamic Director of Talent Acquisition. This is a new role within the organization and necessary due to the level of high growth it continues to experience. Our client has an outstanding reputation in the market and an exceptional leadership team that adopts the philosophy of people first.

The Role

We are looking for a high-potential individual who brings a well-rounded and in-depth understanding of volume recruiting and talent acquisition. There will be a large focus on developing strategy, processes and procedures to attract talent with a focus in the area of hiring hourly talent. The Director of Talent Acquisition will partner with key stakeholders and be responsible for creating the road map on how to find, attract and hire talent that aligns with the overall goals and objectives of the business. This individual will manage the recruiting process and provide support to a team of seven recruiters as they work towards identifying talent that continues the cultivation of the company’s culture and most prized asset – the employees. This job represents a compelling opportunity for an ambitious individual who is looking to join an agile and fast-growing company, and is motivated by the human spirit and compassion. This role has the ability to make a huge impact on the success of the talent acquisition team and organization as a whole.  

The Individual

We are seeking an experienced leader in Talent Acquisition with a minimum of seven progressive years of experience managing high-performing teams. Specific domain knowledge of recruiting best practices, metrics and sourcing for hourly talent. Qualified candidates will be nimble and agile, have the ability to influence people and have a passion for developing new strategies. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are necessary in this role, as is proven track record of success and accomplishments. He/she will have the ability to work as a team member but also possess skills to work independently to reach objectives. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

At a Glance
  • Job Function
    Talent Acquisition
  • Industry
    Pharmaceutical & Healthcare
  • International Coverage
  • Global revenue
    US$1 Billion and under
  • Solid Report To
  • Potential upsides
    A fast-growing privately held company who is mission driven. This is a high exposure role and an opportunity to make “a stamp” on the future of the company.
  • Potential challenges
    Seattle is a very competitive market and the demand for hourly labor is high.
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