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Talent Acquisition Partner

Company: Iridium Satellite LLC
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Company Overview

Iridium is the only truly global voice and data satellite communications network that connects people, organizations, assets, government and relief agencies with "on-the-move" availability. Together with its ecosystem of partners, Iridium delivers essential, reliable communications with an easy-to-integrate platform and service for improved efficiency. With more than 20 years of experience, Iridium delivers the next-generation of connectivity, Iridium CertusSM - the most versatile global broadband service that satisfies the critical need to send and receive communications when traveling by land, sea or air. For more information about Iridium products, services and partner solutions, visit www.iridium.com.

Position Summary, Job Requirements & Responsibilities

Iridium is looking for a dynamic Talent Acquisition Partner to join our Human Resources team. The Talent Acquisition Partner is responsible for independently delivering high-quality work, driving tasks and projects to completion. This role will partner with our managers and leadership to creatively source open positions, while also advising on various steps of the recruiting process and successfully and expeditiously finding qualified candidates. The Talent Acquisition Partner will also develop, research, and identify prospective talent, creating a pipeline of potential future candidates. If you are a highly motivated individual, with the ability to build relationships with candidates, hiring managers, and various industry resources, and you possess a strong drive to recruit top talent, this position may be a great opportunity for you!

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Acts as a partner to hiring managers in regard to their current and upcoming job openings; advises managers throughout the recruiting process including setting expectations, providing effective and timely updates and sharing candidate feedback
  • Collaborates with hiring managers to create candidate screening and interview questions for open positions
  • Responsible for full cycle recruiting including initial sourcing and screening of candidates, conducting phone interviews, and coordinating hiring manager and panel interviews
  • Establishes and fosters relationships with both active and passive candidates
  • Responsible for tracking candidates throughout the hiring process, including notifying candidates of their status
  • Continuously develops networking relationships/partnerships that can be frequently leveraged to source quality candidates and leads
  • Assists in developing and implementing initiatives to recruit top talent by leveraging social media, direct sourcing, internet sourcing, various online job boards, company careers page(s), resume database searching, networking, etc.
  • Continuously seeks to improve the recruiting process, establish recruiting best practices, and ensure legal compliance is adhered to
  • Promotes Iridium as a great place to work and provides a great candidate experience throughout the entire talent acquisition process
  • Proactively researches industry, product and geographical trends in talent acquisition
  • Assists with drafting offer letters and works with hiring managers and HR Business Partners to establish start dates and initiate onboarding for new hires
  • Frequently monitors and updates job postings and candidate dispositions in the applicant tracking system (iCIMS) to ensure compliance with various employment laws, EEO regulations, and organizational policies
  • Works to establish and evolve collaborative relationships and networking opportunities with candidates, hiring managers, business leaders, school representatives, community organizations and 3rd party vendors
  • Seek opportunities to actively participate in career fairs, industry related staffing events and diversity outreach efforts
  • Other duties may be assigned by management, as needed

Job Requirements:

  • Must have strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with the ability to work with a diverse set of peers, colleagues, and managers effectively and collaboratively
  • Comfortably present analysis and/or information confidently to groups within team
  • Demonstrate active listening and ask substantive, thought-provoking questions
  • Strong customer service focus, building productive working relationships with both internal and external personnel
  • Ability to set personal priorities and assist others in executing assigned tasks
  • Ability to effectively manage upward by managing timeline expectations and proactively communicating status
  • Demonstrate a high degree of professionalism, integrity, and ethics
  • Demonstrate and maintain a depth of current knowledge on legal issues that impact talent acquisition

Experience & Education Requirements / EEO

  • BA or BS degree or equivalent professional experience
  • 5+ years' experience in full cycle recruiting, preferably with a strong focus on Engineering and Technical recruiting
  • Proven track record of aggressively meeting or exceeding sourcing objectives to fill positions
  • Proven success in sourcing and pipelining passive candidates, especially in highly sought after and niche skill-sets
  • Proven track record of building and developing partnerships with hiring managers and stakeholders up to Director level.
  • Strong background with web-based recruiting tools, including applicant tracking systems, social media, and job boards
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (especially calendaring), and Teams
  • Previous experience working with an Applicant Tracking System, preferably iCIMS, is a plus
  • Previous experience with behavioral and cognitive assessment tools is highly desired; specific experience with Predictive Index is a plus
  • Ability to travel as needed (1 - 2 trips a year)

Iridium is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or status as a protected veteran. EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and other protected categories.

Keywords: Iridium Satellite LLC, Tempe , Talent Acquisition Partner, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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