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Contract Recruiter

Chicago, Illinois

Post Date: 07/26/2017 Job ID: 1587 Job Category: HR: Recruitment

Our client is looking for a team-oriented recruiter who can quickly build trusting relationships with HR, hiring managers and candidates. The ideal candidate will be focused on accountability, building and managing strong relationships, collaboration, and results.

You will have responsibility for full life cycle recruiting to staff open requisitions and willing to assume responsibility for recruiting based programs that may include – background checks, VMS / contingent workforce hiring and other 3rd party vendors related to staffing.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage the overall recruitment process and day-to-day activities; act as functional point of contact
  • Work with hiring managers to understand the job and to determine target companies and sources
  • Creatively source candidates and build a candidate pipeline for high-demand roles through web sourcing, networking, leveraging group research, candidate referrals, etc.
  • Pre-qualify and present candidates for interviews
  • Determine and deliver offer
  • Effectively close selected candidate
  • Regular follow up with hiring managers and candidates to ensure timeliness of recruitment process
  • Manage applicant tracking system and related data and reporting
  • Ensure recruiting related metrics are tracked and reported
  • Partner with Finance on headcount report
  • Proactively participate in Affirmative Action and EEOC outreach programs


Qualifications/ Requirements:
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 3-5 years recruitment experience (corporate and agency ideal)
  • Familiarity with ATS technology
  • Understanding and management of the end-to-end Talent Acquisition (TA) life-cycle -- outreach to on-boarding
  • Experience partnering with vendors for background checks, job boards and social media, and VMS
  • Experience developing and managing TA metrics preferred
  • Strong verbal and written communication 
  • Excellent cross-functional collaboration
  • Deadline driven/ results-oriented
  • Self-motivated with excellent customer service
  • Ability to partner and collaborate with key stake holders, external vendors, and customers while preserving confidential information
  • Ability to effectively operate with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, constantly evolving team environment

Tracey Goldthwaite
Senior Vice President

Tracey has more than 20 years experience in the staffing and recruiting industry. She spearheads The Steely Group's Client Services efforts, ensuring superior customer service, communication, and ongoing support to clients and candidates alike. Additional areas of expertise include client relationship management and team building.
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