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Talent Acquisition Sourcer (RPO)

IBM

Introduction At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to

Introduction
At IBM, work is more than a job – it’s a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you’ve never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world’s most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities
The Direct Sourcing – Recruiting Specialist is responsible for candidate generation primarily through direct sourcing and research. They work with a large pool of passive candidates, but there could be active candidates as well. The Recruiting Specialist works closely with Lead Recruiters, Hiring Managers, or the Client to refine, grow, and follow strategies that provide a qualified candidate pool. They consult on how to improve existing strategies, and provide feedback using analytics. They also create new strategies using knowledge of similar fields and strategies in other marketplaces.

Responsibilities:

  • Works a sourcing desk of requisitions requiring strategic candidate generation
  • Develops candidate interest for available positions and client companies
  • Identifies target companies, user groups, professional associations which could inform search parameters
  • Uses networking opportunities such as local community groups or professional associations to identify referrals for qualified candidates
  • Manages projects including; email marketing, competitor organizational chart mapping, mapping professional and alumni associations, social media, cold calling, and social activities
  • Performs queries and searches in Applicant Tracking databases for qualified candidates
  • Searches the internet using search engines, user groups or Blogs and other creative techniques to find qualified candidates
  • Sources, screens, and submits candidates to the Client focal as assigned
  • Keeps Applicant Tracking System (ATS) updated at all times
  • Consults on timeline expectations
  • Consults on job descriptions
  • Meet weekly/monthly/quarterly production goals and targets as set by the management team
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as required by management

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 2 years of experience in a talent acquisition sourcing role or equivalent
  • 2 years of experience working in an Applicant Tracking System (Taleo preference)
  • 2 years of experience in computer skills including in-depth internet knowledge and proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet, and database applications
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Fluency in English
  • 10% Travel Annually

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent
  • Experience working in RPO with complex customer engagement
  • 2 years of experience sourcing through social media channels
  • 2 years of experience in functional recruitment best practices in advanced talent acquisition, within a high volume and fast pace environment

About Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world’s economy. IBM Services partners with the world’s leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

Your Life @ IBMAre you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBMIBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location StatementIBM wants you to bring your whole self to work and for you this might mean the ability to work flexibly. If you are interested in a flexible working pattern, please talk to our recruitment team to find out if this is possible in the current working environment.

Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.