Director, Talent Acquisition and Recruiting

The Suntuity Group is expanding! If you want to help in the expansion efforts for a business in an industry that impacts millions of people each year …  join us! Our ambitions are massive, and we have the resources to achieve them. We just need the talent, and that’s where we need you. Suntuity is looking for an experienced Director of Talent Acquisition and Recruiting with a demonstrated history of leadership and team development in high-growth, renewable energy-focused companies. We have doubled our company size every year for the last few years and plan to do so for the near future, all this without letting talent quality slip. It’s not going to be easy, but if you’re the right person for the job, that’s what makes it fun. Our Director of Talent Acquisition & Recruiting is responsible for monitoring and executing the recruitment strategy and procedures as it pertains to staffing our organizational needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Update current and design new recruiting procedures (e.g., job application and onboarding processes)
  • Supervise and build the recruiting team and report on its performance
  • Keep track of recruiting metrics (examples include ‘time to hire’ and ‘cost per hire’)
  • Implement new sourcing methods 
  • Advise hiring managers on interviewing techniques
  • Recommend ways to improve our employer brand
  • Coordinate with department managers to forecast future hiring needs
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders as well as hiring managers to develop and deploy organization-wide recruiting and sourcing strategies that identify and secure a highly talented workforce and scale to support the organization’s continued growth
  • Based on analysis and organization goals, develop new recruitment strategies for sourcing candidates, screening resumes, interviewing on both the HR and Business levels, parameters for risk on experience vs. credentials
  • Provide follow-up with management on new candidate profiles and query on resumes rejected for follow-up interviews once vetted by HR
  • Provide tracking and hands-on mentoring for managers and candidates who are hired to assure cultural assimilation, colleague receptivity, career planning and overall success
  • Directly partner with organization leaders and HR Business Partners to build, understand, and grow talent pipelines, and recruit for all required positions 
  • Partner with HR colleagues and leaders to identify talent pipeline concerns, development opportunities and areas of potential
  • Steward a positive end-to-end candidate experience (sourcing, screening, interviewing, selection and on-boarding) and ensure it follows best-in-class practices and enthusiastically communicates the employment value proposition, reflects S:US brand and creates an engaging candidate experience 
  • Develop and enhance the onboarding experience for all employees, including providing expertise on the effective cultural integration of new employees 
  • Lead efforts to continuously improve the selection process with tools, interview guides, testing and interview training that improves overall selection results
  • Establish strong working relationships with external talent sources to ensure organization attracts top talent
  • Manage all external relationships related to recruiting including executive recruiters, staffing agencies, and retained search firms
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and manage all relationships and contracts related to recruiting and talent acquisitions 
  • Utilize systems to accurately capture, store, and analyze data across the recruitment function to drive talent acquisition strategy forward
  • Manage applicant tracking system to ensure efficiency and data integrity. · Build and maintain a foundation of talent acquisition analytics to provide the insight to continuously improve the recruiting marketing strategy
  • Manage, grow and develop the Talent Acquisition team to ensure top level recruiting support for all levels of the organization
  • Conduct exit interviews, analyze resignations and propose strategies for retention 
  • Actively manage talent acquisition processes including requisitions, job postings and outreach, including providing counsel and guidance regarding recruiting market trends and sourcing methodology
  • Analyze the usage of executive recruiters and staffing agencies and develop a strategy that defines when a search is best served by using an outside resource, manage recruitment process when using outside sources 

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of progressive experience in the areas of recruitment emphasizing program development, creative sourcing, training, external relationship building and increasing the standards of both entry-level direct support and management hires
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal & written) and demonstrated ability to influence others while developing positive relationships at all levels of the organization 
  • High level of energy, ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in fast-paced setting 
  • Customer focused. Strong organizational skills. Strong computer and analytical· 
  • Ability to mentor, consult and influence management on recruitment objectives
  • Experience in developing and managing an internship program and other programs intended to mentor and develop staff 
  • Experience with managing and leading a team 
  • Strong knowledge and high level of comfort with applicant tracking, HRIS, and recruitment systems, background investigation, general knowledge of employment law

Qualifications:

  • 10+ years’ experience in recruitment leadership 
  • Bachelor’s degree required in business, human resources management, or related field
  • Ability to work with highly confidential information and documentation with discretion
  • Advanced understanding of full life cycle recruiting 
  • Ability to anticipate future talent needs of the organization and build a pool of prospective talent
  • Demonstrated leadership, analytical, and decision-making skills
  • High level of patience and service. Ability to motivate team members and subordinates
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, including ability to present and train
  • Business acumen to work with all levels of leadership