Strategic Talent Sourcer (Remote or Hybrid)

NRG Energy, Houston Texas, US

Work at NRG Energy

At NRG, we're bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.The Strategic Talent Sourcer is responsible for attracting, identifying, evaluating, and hiring high-skilled and diverse talent. The Sourcer partners with the Recruiters, Hiring Managers, candidates, and other stakeholders to ensure hiring goals are well defined and achieved. In addition, the Sourcer will use various recruitment strategies and platforms to attract talent to NRG.This role may be hired at a Senior level commensurate with Senior level talent sourcing experience.Responsibilities:Partner with recruiters and hiring managers to deeply understand role requirements and their impact on the broader business goals.Attracts, sources, and screens passive talent using various creative techniques, including social networking and direct sourcing.Build repeatable and scalable sourcing strategies for various roles, including referrals, events, and sourcing campaigns.Proactively seeks diverse candidate pools and supports diversity efforts.Perform research to build and share market insights on target companies, and open communities to source talent.Identify and screen candidates for role fit and culture add, and provide recommendations for interviewing and hiring.Apply data-driven recruiting methodology to help influence timely and effective hiring decisions while maintaining data integrity across all recruiting toolsUse internal reporting tools to track sourcing activities and develop strategies based on these activities.Working Conditions:Open office environmentRemote or Hybrid work schedule; a combination of remote work 3-4 days per week and in-office 1-2 days per week.Culture: We live through our Power values:Safety & Well-being, Customer-Focus, Collaboration, Accountability and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.Requirements:BA/BS degree and a minimum of 1 year of relevant talent sourcing experience in an agency OR corporate environmentORHigh school diploma and 3 years of relevant talent sourcing experience in an agency or corporate environment.Demonstrated experience building talent pipelines for future hiring needs.Knowledge of sourcing, full life cycle recruiting, hiring process management, hiring manager interaction, time management, and technology.Experience utilizing innovative sourcing/recruitment techniques to recruit passive candidates.Preferred Qualifications:Experience in a headhunting capacityExperience sourcing STEM rolesKnowledge and experience using Boolean search stringsWhy NRG is a great place to work:Great company culture!! Voted as a BEST employer by ForbesA competitive total compensation package, including annual incentiveStock Purchase PlanBenefits on the first day of employment -Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term DisabilityCompany-paid life insurance and disability insuranceWellness and mental health benefits401 (k) plan to help save for retirementGenerous PTO plan, including 8 company holidays, and 3 floating holidaysNumerous discounts, including electricity discounts on NRG brands#LI-RA#CB-RANRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/DisabilityEEO is the Law Poster(The poster can be found at, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.Official description on file with Human ResourcesPDN-966f3c35-6d0c-427e-a4d0-c8d14ab108c6