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Talent Management Partner
Ref No.: 18-13496
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland
Position Type:Prof
Start Date / End Date: 10/15/2018 to 04/14/2019
Job Description:
Note: Candidates should be available to start as soon as possible. Start date could change, to an earlier date, depending on when the right candidate has been identified.
  • As Talent Scout for Biometrics and Information Science, your role will be akin to an in-house Head-hunter, responsible for creating and maintaining business critical, senior level external talent pipelines, conducting complex and reactive senior searches and providing external insight into the talent market, along with supporting on live vacancies.
  • You will build and maintain proactive and targeted talent pipeline that enhances our ability to hire best in class critical capability quickly and at a reduced cost of hire. Your efforts will be critical to enhance candidate experience and enable our internal hiring capability to be world class.
Main Duties and Responsibilities
Talent Acquisition helps to deliver Client's ambitious business strategy through recruiting best in class (internal and external) talent to meet the needs and demands of the business. To succeed as Talent Scout you will be a 'recruiter at heart' who has a passion and focus on the candidate experience. Your background will demonstrate expertise as a head-hunter, executive recruiter or talent acquisition professional with a track record of building talent pipelines in highly technical skill sets and globally diverse locations.
Key Responsibilities include:
  • Execute the strategy to build a rich external talent pipeline directly linked to key roles/critical skills in Client. Ensuring successful conversion of talent pipeline prospects into active candidates and then hires.
  • Working closely with key stakeholders (HR Lead, business managers) and internal partners (i.e. Global Talent Acquisition Lead, Talent Management, HR Business Partners, Talent Acquisition Partners) to understand the key roles, critical skills and the current population in order to assess risk areas where the talent pipeline would need expanding to meet future global (1-3 year horizon) talent requirements.
  • Ensuring engaged talent is shared and visible across all relevant business units and geographies, and that senior-level prospects are reviewed at the Senior Executive Team level.
  • Building knowledge and providing insight into external talent presence (i.e. talent heat maps) to determine best approach to engage talent and steer workforce planning.
  • Build extensive internal and external networks through multiple channels, including attending relevant global external meetings/conferences to meet and assess talent.
  • The role will report into Talent Acquisition Director Country Lead with a strong partnership with the Global Talent Acquisition Lead for GMD.
  • This is a key opportunity to work at the most senior levels in the organisation, to engage, inspire, persuade and influence our transformation to a cutting edge in-house Talent Acquisition Function.
Essential Requirements
  • Significant experience as an internal executive recruiter/talent scout or head-hunter/senior researcher/consultant
  • Proven experience and talent network within professional services
  • Excellent business acumen with outstanding communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to travel up to 20% for on-campus business meetings and external conferences
Desirable Requirements
  • Experience of matrix team management
  • Experience of using a TRM/CRM
  • Experience working globally or across more than one geography
  • Business Degree or equivalent
  • Experience identifying and hiring Biometrics talent
Apply on-line for immediate consideration, please send your updated resume and contact info via
Contact: Asha Krishna
Email: | 732-395-4591