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Team Lead, Global Talent Acquisition (Catholic Relief Services)

When Mar 13, 2017 10:15 AM to
Apr 13, 2017 10:15 AM
Where Baltimore, MD (Telework negotiable)
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ob Title: Team Lead, Global Talent Acquisition
Requisition Number: D3393
Area of Interest: Other
Position Type: Full Time
Hours Per Week: 35
Full Time or Part Time: full time
Regular, Short Term OR Temporary: regular
Department Name: Human Resources Division
Post Location: United States/Baltimore
Telework – Part Time Considered: Yes
Telework – Full Time Considered: No
Job Description:


Dept/ Region:             Human Resources

Band:                          D

Job Location:             Baltimore/ Washington

FLSA:                         Exempt

Reports to:                 Director of Staffing and Staff Development



About CRS:
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.


Job Summary:

The Team Leader, Global Talent Acquisition is responsible for ensuring CRS identifies, engages and secures top talent in a creative, efficient and timely manner. The Team Leader will maintain a modest portfolio of strategic openings while providing leadership and support to a team of seven. The Team Leader will enhance strategic partnerships with hiring managers, promote creative sourcing, help set and achieve team goals and lead by example.


Job Responsibilities:

Manage and Support Staff

  • Provide support, guidance and feedback to help staff realize their full potential
  • Create an empowering environment that recognizes and values staff contributions and efforts
  • Set ambitious but realistic goals for time to fill metrics
  • Build a strong team that meets and exceeds agency needs and expectations



Develop Strategic Partnerships

  • Work with hiring managers to understand their talent acquisition needs and priorities; act as a strategic business partner in support of their business needs
  • Work with hiring managers to refine and validate the requisite profile of a compelling candidate; review and revise the hiring plan as needed
  • Deliver high quality service to the hiring managers and to prospective candidates



Model Creative Sourcing Strategies

  • Understand and leverage the networks of the hiring managers as well as CRS and its alumni
  • Understand and leverage social media and online search platforms
  • Develop and execute creative sourcing strategies for engaging passive candidates


Lead and Set Direction

  • Seek out opportunities to communicate the CRS value proposition, including CRS programs, partnerships, impact, values as well as CRS commitment to staff engagement
  •    Work with the Resource Mobilization teams to support the pursuit of high value funding opportunities
  • Monitor industry trends to inform strategic priorities and approaches



Manage and Steward Resources 

  • Review and analyze metrics on activities, including applicant flow, sourcing, time-to-fill, and turnover
  • Promote, uphold and model CRS commitment to the efficient use of agency and donor resources

Typical Background, Experience & Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource Management or related field, Master's degree a plus.
  • Seven years plus of progressively responsible talent acquisition or staffing experience including three or more years managing staff
  • Proven track record of sourcing and securing high caliber staff for the international development sector



Personal Skills

  • ·        Results driven; able to set and achieve ambitious goals and instill confidence
  • Personable; able to cultivate strong relationships while working with a wide range of individuals in and outside the agency      
  • Strong communicator; able to develop tailored and persuasive messaging for varied audiences
  • Proactive; willing and able to take on additional responsibility, challenge assumptions and facilitate change
  • Discerning; able to maintain focus and provide good judgment amidst complexity and uncertainty
  • Supportive; excellent listener who is able to coach and mentor
  • Aligned; able to support and champion the mission, vision, and values of CRS
  • Strategic and innovative; able to formulate guiding questions, leverage resources and find creative solutions



Required/Desired Foreign Language:  English required, French, Spanish or Arabic a plus 


Travel Required:  infrequent travel to job fairs and recruiting events (up to 10%)

Teleworking Options: based in Baltimore but with options for working remotely one to two days a week


Agency-wide Competencies: (based on the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS; to be exemplified by all staff in fulfillment of his or her respective roles and responsibilities)

 Serves with Integrity • Models Stewardship • Cultivates Constructive Relationships • Promotes Learning

Position Specific Competencies:

Employment Policies and Procedures – Recruitment and Selection

Effective Communication - Continuous Improvement 



Key Working Relationships:

Internal: HR staff, All CRS staff (including hiring managers, regional teams, country programs, Regional Directors and Executive Leadership Team)

External: Applicants to CRS, university career service offices and program directors, HR peers at other NGOs and various other talent acquisition sources.


CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.



CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



For fastest consideration, please create an online profile to apply.

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