Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions

  • Director Talent Acquisition

    Job Locations US-CA-Irvine
    Primary Posting Location : Address
    18100 Von Karman Avenue Suite 1000
    Primary Posting Location : City
    Irvine
    Primary Posting Location : State/Province
    CA
    Primary Posting Location : Country
    US
    Requisition ID
    2018-172069
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Category
    Professional: (IT, Finance, Legal, HR, Talent Acquisition, Administrative, Customer Service)
  • Summary

    Director Talent Acquisition

     

    The primary responsibility of the Director, Talent Acquisition is to lead all future leadership talent acquisition strategies and activities for the company supporting specific assigned Business Unit.  This position will partner with senior leadership to develop and implement a comprehensive staffing strategy and corresponding programs to enable the organization to achieve its business objectives.  This individual will lead a proactive recruiting organization to ensure that world class leadership talent is sourced, attracted, recruited, and retained by the organization.  This position will be responsible for hiring over 13,000 associates per year while managing the following teams and /or company initiatives:

    • TA Manager, TA Team Leaders & Field & Office Based Recruitment Team
    • Workforce Planning, Scheduling & Recruiting Strategy
    • High-Volume & High-Speed Continuity Hiring
    • Specialty Talent Strategy & Planning

     

    Ability to drive change and lead process improvements while developing longer-term growth strategies aligned with the Company’s mission will be required for ongoing success.  Skill to drive effective CPH goals and maintain cost efficiencies while improving quality of hires is major priority.   

     

    This position will be a member of the TA Leadership team, participating in the development of recruitment strategies, systems, tools, and processes to produce strong results with measurable scalability while building and overseeing budgeting, planning, and leadership growth management strategies for the company.

    Responsibilities

    The Company is one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods. The company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.

     

    Position Summary  

     

    The primary responsibility of the Director, Talent Acquisition is to lead all future leadership talent acquisition strategies and activities for the company supporting specific assigned Business Unit.  This position will partner with senior leadership to develop and implement a comprehensive staffing strategy and corresponding programs to enable the organization to achieve its business objectives.  This individual will lead a proactive recruiting organization to ensure that world class leadership talent is sourced, attracted, recruited, and retained by the organization.  This position will be responsible for hiring over 13,000 associates per year while managing the following teams and /or company initiatives:  

    • TA Manager, TA Team Leaders & Field & Office Based Recruitment Team
    • Workforce Planning, Scheduling & Recruiting Strategy
    • High-Volume & High-Speed Continuity Hiring
    • Specialty Talent Strategy & Planning

    Ability to drive change and lead process improvements while developing longer-term growth strategies aligned with the Company’s mission will be required for ongoing success.  Skill to drive effective CPH goals and maintain cost efficiencies while improving quality of hires is major priority.   

     

    This position will be a member of the TA Leadership team, participating in the development of recruitment strategies, systems, tools, and processes to produce strong results with measurable scalability while building and overseeing budgeting, planning, and leadership growth management strategies for the company.

     

    Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

     

    Client Development:

    • Retain and grow all client and customer relationships
    • Consult and provide guidance to senior leaders concerning full lifecycle recruitment, including strong partnerships with HR Business Partner to understand internal succession strategies to develop successful external recruitment strategies
    • Partner with Business Leaders to develop and implement division and company initiatives
    • Research and evaluate staffing practices for various client groups to determine inconsistent processes and recommend and build a more      consistent and streamlined approach to improve efficiencies, boost client      satisfaction levels, drive a higher quality hire, and increase our top-talent

     

    Program Development:

    • Drive additional efficiencies, growth, and flawless execution of service delivery that improves performance and reduced average cycle time
    • Partner with other TA Leaders to oversee Company’s Recruitment Marketing Strategy & Vendor Management to optimize our Search Engine capabilities, redesign Company's career website, enhance our company image for both passive and active applicants and candidates
    • Assess and design diversity and inclusion efforts to increase our ability to source and secure the best and most diverse talent to drive our company’s growth initiatives

    Leadership:

    • Leads and directs 6-8 TA Leaders & 40-65 Recruiters to support business units
    • Responsible for managing all aspects of an in-house & virtual team including but not limited to performance management, hiring, coaching, development, and requisition load balancing
    • Assures candidate management standards and protocols are being met or exceeded by team
    • Participate in the development and establishment of department goals, objectives, and systems that directly impact HR strategy and overall business plans for the Company
    • Partner directly and effectively with HR management and members of other cross-functional teams to drive appropriate HR recruiting initiatives for the company in a timely and professional manner.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

     

    Direct Reports

    Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resources

     

    Indirect Reports

    May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reports

     

    Travel and/or Driving Requirements

     

    Travel and Driving are not essential duties or functions of this job 

     

     

    Minimum Qualifications

     

    Education Level: (Required) Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience

                              (Preferred) MBA Degree  or equivalent experience                        

     

    Field of Study/Area of Experience: 

     

    10+ years of experience in business with 5+ years in proactive people management

    3 years of retail work experience or exposure, esp. retail field sales, marketing or promotion experience

    Previous experience with managing 4-10 direct reports; reporting directly to VP or C-level executive

     

    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

    • Ability to complete multiple duties with accuracy shifting from one to another with frequent interruptions and competing deadline
    • Analytical and research Skills
    • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to handle a fast-paced work environment
    • Ability to visualize and plan objectives and goals strategically
    • Team building Skills
    • Ability to make oral presentations
    • Strong written communication and verbal communication skills

     

    Environmental & Physical Requirements

     

    Office / Sedentary Requirements

    Incumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Work is performed primarily in an office environment. Typically requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time (66%+ each day), ability to hear the telephone, ability to enter data on a computer and may also require the ability to lift up to 10 pounds. 

     

    Additional Information Regarding The Company Job Duties and Job Descriptions

     

    Job duties include additional responsibilities as assigned by one’s supervisor or other manager related to the position/department. This job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities, subject to applicable law. The company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

    Important Information

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.

                                        

    The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.

     

    The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.  All of our positions require the satisfactory completion of a background check. Please be aware that acknowledging or having criminal convictions does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.  Factors including, but not limited to age and time of the offense, seriousness and nature of the violation, and rehabilitation will be taken into account.

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