Talent Acquisition Manager

Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Boston Massachusetts, US

Work at Boston Consulting Group (BCG)


WHAT YOU'LL DOThe role of the Talent Acquisition Manager is to drive the full spectrum of the recruiting efforts and to fulfill the consulting staff people needs for the Boston office, including event planning and execution, candidate pipeline development, marketing and branding related activities, planning and participating in the interview process, candidate communication and relationship building, and all conversion activities. This role will work with the Boston Recruiting Managing Director and Partners (RMDPs), Boston Recruiting Directors (RDs), North East Talent Acquisition System Lead, Boston Business Management Director, recruiting directors at BCG core schools, and regional recruiting teams to lead and execute the annual recruiting pipeline across OneBCG, entry-level core business consulting (Associates and Consultants) from both campus and experienced hire pools, as well as support Experienced Hire, Digital, and Analytics recruiting efforts for the Boston office.This role will work with the Boston Partners, RDs, and Talent Acquisition team to drive the development of the overall recruiting strategy for the Boston office, the implementation of this strategy, and the management of day-to-day operations of the Boston Talent Acquisition department. To the extent that the recruiting organizational structure and processes require change to ensure that these needs are met, the Talent Acquisition Manager will suggest and implement those changes.This individual reports directly to the North East Talent Acquisition System Lead, but also works closely with the Recruiting Managing Director and Partners (RMDPs), Recruiting Director (RD), and regional Talent Acquisition leadership.YOU'RE GOOD ATDriving the Boston office recruiting strategy development (jointly with TA System Lead, RMDPs, RDs)Overseeing office-specific recruiting efforts in support of annual Consultant and Associate hiring targets:Candidate pipeline developmentSourcing, screening, interviewing, and converting candidates from managed schools/programs, formal channels (e.g., online applications, referrals), and candidates from "alternate" / industry sourcesDecision-round interviewingOfferee conversionResponsible for developing processes and driving change for new initiatives (e.g., short lead time recruiting, ADC recruiting, going deeper at core schools, strengthen presence at other schools, GAMMA/digital recruiting)Manage, lead, and develop the Boston office recruiting team (currently scoped as 3 direct reports)Ensuring diversity, equity, and inclusion strategies and principles are incorporated throughout the steps in the hiring process, from pipeline development to conversion; recommend creative and results-oriented ideas to cultivate a diverse pipelineManaging the recruiting commitments process - e.g., select interview cadres, staff events, ensuring the right mix of consulting staff (tenure, gender, school background), making sure commitments are upheld, managing swaps processDeveloping and maintaining recruiting calendarManaging the annual budget for Boston office recruiting and internship activitiesUsing the recruiting systems to generate correspondence, reports, interview and event invitationsCollecting and analyzing information and data to evaluate the effectiveness of recruiting effortsActing as the main initial contact for candidates for the Boston office; responding and following up with all candidate inquiries; establishing and building relationships with top priority candidatesScheduling, planning, and executing office-specific recruiting eventsCoordinating and executing 1R and DR interviewsMonitoring and screening applicationsLiaising with HR for "on-boarding" of new hires (offer letters, signing bonuses, etc.)Preparing analysis and required reports, utilizing the regional analytics team as necessaryPlanning and executing welcome weekendsEnsuring communication with staff around events (confirmations, logistics, feedback from the event)Managing summer internship programs, including coordination and execution of orientation, training, case staffing, performance evaluation, and affiliation eventsHelping to lead and drive continuous improvement efforts in Boston office recruiting; Working with other offices in the North East to improve recruiting efforts Managing short lead time recruiting efforts for the Boston office in close coordination with the region; working with the regional Experienced Hire recruiting team and executive recruiters to fill Boston-office Project Leader, Principal, or Expert positionsEnsuring recruiting records, global database, and metrics are up to date and accurateUnderstanding and enforcing company and function policies, and managing riskBuilding networks and liaising with peers in other offices as well as regional recruiting to ensure alignment on all initiatives; actively participate in the Talent Acquisition Office Leads team calls, meetings, and joint workSelect specific responsibilities to deliver on above including:Specialist training and engagementDecision round candidate selectionCandidate coaching and feedback, relationship supportConversion strategy and Offeree Captain coordinationOfferee weekend and summer program strategyConversion trackingSpecial analysis / project coordinationPartner and Principal meeting, and Boston staff meeting supportSupporting other Boston office initiatives, such as affiliation and engagementLeading and executing strategic projects as neededYOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)Education and experience:Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required, MBA or other graduate degree strongly preferred6 or more years of previous recruiting, HR or other related experience. Prior professional services recruiting experience is a plusSupervisory/management experience requiredBCG experience strongly preferredConsulting experience or exposure a plusFlexibility and some travel required, particularly around peak recruiting season and planning weeks. Attendance at key evening and weekend events required.Functional and soft skills:Strong organizational skills with strong attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness Ability to set priorities, plan workflow and take initiativeAnalytical proficiency; facility with numbersAbility to work effectively with all levels of the organization and work well under pressureAbility to understand and manage complex reporting relationships and incorporate multiple labor laws and culturesStrong interpersonal and communication skills, positive personal and professional image, high standards of professional behavior and ethicsDemonstrated leadership ability; works well as team playerExcellent oral and written communication skills; able to effectively persuade, influence, and negotiateComfortable in resolving conflict and people related issuesAbility to perform successfully in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, service- oriented environment and to interpret rules and guidelines flexibly to enhance the business and in keeping with BCG's values and cultureDisplay a high degree of flexibility in a demanding, fast-paced, and frequently changing environmentBalance competing priorities while keeping constant sight of overall objectivesDisplay strong service orientation in responding to internal and external customer needsRecognize and maintain confidentialityDisplay self-starting attitude and be proactive; work as a team player; seek and act on feedback as appropriateSelf-motivated, takes initiative, possesses creative problem-solving skills and willingness to offer suggestions for improvement; builds relationships to leverage resourceTechnical skills:Strong computer and database skills: Outlook, Word, Excel (preferred) and PowerPoint (preferred); general computer proficiencyYOU'LL WORK WITHBCG's HR team works to attract, develop, excite, deploy, and retain the best people in the market. Those in human resources jobs manage the life cycle of all BCG employees-from hiring top talent and developing their skills to rewarding their contributions and supporting career progression and mobility.WHO WE AREBCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We offer multiple career paths for the world's best talent to have a real impact on business and society. As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next. We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity. In return we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible-and unlocking your potential to advance the world. BST is the operational heart of our business and is invaluable to our success. Roles such as finance, human resources, risk, and IT, help propel BCG forward. BST employees support the core of the organization and provide outstanding value to the business. As a BST member, you will work with inspiring, talented, dedicated, and curious colleagues in an energizing, fast-paced environment in which people are treated with respect and help one another to succeed. Working at BCG provides you with the opportunity to grow through interesting and challenging work and to have an active voice in your personal career development.EQUAL OPPORTUNITYBoston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws. #LI-HYBRID PDN-973a8d5b-37aa-49a0-a4ef-a9a2a7beaa38