Senior Sourcing Specialist

Human Resources
in New York City
, NY
Reference: 19-04314


The Senior Sourcing Specialist is responsible for building and executing talent sourcing strategies designed to identify, engage and recruit top talent necessary to achieve its business objectives and key results. In partnership with the Talent Advisor Business Management and the Senior Sourcing Specialist, this person leverages a deep understanding of business needs and market dynamics to develop talent engagement strategies that drive employment value propositioning, brand awareness and enhanced visibility within both the traditional and non-traditional competitive landscape. The Senior Sourcing Specialist has the ability to operate in a multi-dimensional capacity, balancing the strategic value-add deliverables with critical tactical execution in a faced paced, high volume, multi-dimensional capacity, balancing pipeline, strategy and tactical talent delivery.

Job Description: 

This particular role will be focused on sourcing Data Analysts and Data Science candidates for some of the most difficult skill sets on the market.


  • Leverage technology, tools and innovative methodologies to identify, assess, sell and present candidates for open requisitions within their respective BU vertical
  • Develop robust sourcing strategies that feed critical talent pipelines flowing into the talent community. Reduce cycle time for future requisitions by ensuring structured talent pipelines contain talent profiles that meet the definition of success
  • Utilize our CRM platform, Talemetry, to drive direct prospect engagement for open and future requisitions. Master/perfect utilization effectiveness
  • When necessary, serve as a full life cycle recruiter (required for this particular role)
  • Serve as an employment brand ambassador, presenting a clear articulation of the employment value proposition during the talent engagement process
  • Serve as the talent sourcing SME for their respective BU. Deliver recommendations regarding innovative and effective talent sourcing tools and best practices to be piloted and/or deployed – Chrome extensions and other talent identification methods, continuously improving LinkedIn InMail proficiency, other CRM and outreach tools, applying principles of Agility to drive speed and qualitative outcomes, employment branding techniques, algorithmic sourcing, etc.
  • Disseminate learnings and innovations to souring peers on a regular cadence
  • Ensure appropriate ROI for ALL sourcing strategies deployed. Track all efforts and report out on a regular basis. Link ROI back to source to insure current and future investments in sourcing channels are yielding expected returns
  • Consistently apply BBI interviewing techniques (i.e., IFT) to create a robust candidate summary or recommendation to be presented to the Talent Advisor or Hiring Manager, as directed. Ensure team is not “shopping resumes” as a means to present talent
  • Track and report out on all critical performance metrics as requested by the Talent Advisor
  • Ensure ethnic and gender diversity representation across all candidate slates
  • Partner with the Talent Advisor to identify and build/enhance relationships with the appropriate targeted diversity-based organizations that support functional talent for their respective BU
  • Ensure compliance with TA SOPs and business processes related to our ATS (i.e., Workday)
  • Disposition candidates in a timely manner in accordance with OFCCP guidelines and best practices
  • Work closely with the Talent Advisor to meet Service Level Agreement Guidelines and expectations agreed to with stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA
  • Experience with full lifecycle recruitment, including candidate sourcing, pre-qualification screening and interviewing
  • Experience with sourcing, tracking and managing candidates within a robust ATS and CRM
  • Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches and projects
  • Experience in or willingness to learn and deploy principles of Agility to drive more effective TA-related outcomes
  • Ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships with business leaders
  • Experience utilizing innovative and cost-effective sourcing tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience recruiting in an agency or search firm environment
  • Healthcare industry experience
  • Working in a regulated industry