• Talent Acquisition Specialist

    ID
    2018-3280
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Locations
    | US-IL-Chicago
  • Job Description

    SENIOR TALENT ACQUISITION SPECIALIST

     

    WHO IS SPR?

    SPR is a digital technology consultancy that develops elegant solutions to transform the way people do business. We’re 300+ strategists, developers, designers, architects, consultants, thinkers, and doers in Chicago and Milwaukee. We work with 160 clients in 10 unique industries  everything from corporate finance and global logistics to local breweries and Chicago startups.

    We think about the end users and rigorously apply the latest technologies and frameworks to address our clients’ needs. We enable companies to do more with data, engage with other people, build disruptive solutions, and operate productively. To do this, we hire smart technologists and sharp business leaders who are excellent communicators and have an interest in working on multiple projects across industries.

    SPR offers a great environment for employees to learn, to build systems that make an impact, and to tackle exciting challenges. With our office’s “Maker Space”, you can explore your IoT side and develop fun projects with 3D printing and CNC machining. We operate in a fun, casual work environment and have great benefits including: competitive salary, bonuses, generous vacation time, big fitness incentives, and medical/dental/vision insurance.

    By joining the SPR team, you’ll be using your brain, working hard and making an impact through your projects – and you’ll be rewarded for it. 

    WHAT IS THE POSITION?

    As a Talent Acquisition Specialist, you have a passion for finding unique tech candidates by proactively sourcing, screening and on-boarding new talent. You’ll work in conjunction with our tech & engineering leaders to help build best practices, collaborate on optimum approaches to strengthen the candidate pool and define position scope and requirements for various positions. You will be responsible for driving a positive candidate experience at each step of the interview process and supporting SPR’s employment brand and culture by being a brand ambassador both in and outside of the office.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Source and develop relationships with both active and passive candidates to build a strong talent pipeline for current and future hiring needs.
    • Develop long-term recruiting strategies through creative initiatives.
    • Conduct phone screens and preliminary interviews to assess candidates and recommend top candidates.
    • Manage applicant interview documentation and data in applicant tracking system (ATS).
    • Drive a positive candidate experience at each step in the interview process.
    • Experience in managing the entire offer process; including salary recommendations, offer letter generation and offer acceptances/declines.
    • Build relationships with hiring managers and maintain a dialogue on recruiting needs.
    • Structure and negotiate compensation between new hires and hiring managers.
    • Attend career fairs and networking events; develop innovative ways to brand SPR at recruitment events.
    • Manage weekly/monthly recruiting reports.

     

    PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

    • Graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
    • 4+ years' experience working for a Consulting/Technology firm preferred.
    • Hands-on experience with full-cycle recruiting using various interview techniques and evaluation methods.
    • This person must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to multitask.
    • Organizational skills and strong interpersonal skills to quickly build rapport and influence people.
    • Proactive problem-solver capable of identifying issues and generating solutions.
    • Knowledge and understanding of hiring trends, industry news and Chicago talent market.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, intermediate level Excel.
    • Experience with recruitment tools and applicant tracking systems; iCIMS a plus.
    • Position located in Willis Tower.
    • Some travel required.

     

    SPR OFFERS

    • Competitive salary
    • A professional, fun and fast-paced environment
    • Ongoing training
    • Outstanding benefits and PTO
    • A culture that is exciting, sales driven, entrepreneurial and open minded
    • A great support structure that allows you to focus on doing what you do best

     

    If this sounds like the kind of challenge you would be up for every day, we would love to hear from you.

     

     

     

     

     

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