Senior Specialist, Talent Acquisition

Ford Motor Company
March 08, 2024
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Job Description

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?

As part of our Human Resources team, you'll help us attract, hire and retain the top talent we need to achieve our bold vision. You'll play a vital role in defining, developing and maintaining the winning culture that empowers diverse individuals to work together and create the impossible. We're seeking change leaders, talent strategists, employee advocates and culture architects to enable our teams, partners, and businesses to do and be their best.

In this position

The Senior Specialist, Talent Acquisition, operates independently and is responsible for resolving talent acquisition issues such as candidate screening, evaluation, selection, and recruitment strategies with fairness and consistency, ensuring timely resolution. The role designs Standard Operating Protocols and benchmarks to guide the operational day-to-day tasks of the talent acquisition function, including talent planning, candidate sourcing, screening, selection, offer rollout and negotiation, and new hire onboarding to achieve the objectives of efficiently and effectively fulfilling the talent needs of the organization. Additionally, the role serves as a subject matter expert on all recruitment planning and execution subjects, providing guidance to leaders and consulting with teams on various work processes and practices, supporting the hiring needs across the organization.

What you'll do

  • Collaborates with stakeholders to design Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and organization-wide practices for daily tasks across talent staffing and planning, job advertising and posting, candidate evaluation and screening, and candidate interactions. Ensures fairness, consistency, and compliance with employment laws, regulations, and company policies.
  • Partners with hiring managers and other HR team members to develop effective and thorough sourcing strategies based on ongoing market intelligence of the talent landscape, keeping them informed of sourcing efforts throughout the process. Executes and enhances continuous sourcing strategies, including networking, participation in career fairs, and building relationships with targeted colleges/universities and professional associations to maintain a strong pipeline of candidates for current and future openings.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert and primary administrator for various recruitment systems, including HCM systems, recruitment management systems, and other applicant tracking systems. Collaborates with multiple HR functions, IT, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless integration and compatibility between different recruitment systems.
  • Provides advisory and consultation services on technical matters related to the Talent Acquisition function, such as maintaining the organization's online presence, recruitment marketing and advertising, employer branding, ensuring data privacy and compliance, and relationships with external vendors. Leverages expertise in recruitment-related topics to provide insights and recommendations to senior stakeholders in the organization in alignment with established practices, procedures, and processes to ensure compliance as the organization's principal Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the domain.
  • Designs and develops training programs for hiring managers across departments, focusing on talent acquisition subjects such as candidate sourcing, interview techniques, and talent assessment to achieve efficient and effective talent acquisition practices, aligned with the organization's overarching objectives and industry trends/best practices.
  • Represents the organization when dealing with regulatory bodies, external consultants/vendors, and other agencies on recruitment matters and ensures that the organizational interests and objectives are supported.
  • Leads internal continuous improvement projects such as optimizing sourcing channels, optimizing employer branding efforts, enhancing candidate experiences etc. to enhance talent acquisition workflows and processes. Collaborates with stakeholders to develop solutions aligned with long-term plans.
  • Designs standards, processes, and templates for maintaining accurate and confidential records and data related to talent acquisition matters. Develops associated reports and analytics to monitor talent acquisition trends, enabling the identification of areas for improvement or intervention.
  • Demonstrates exceptional expertise in a range of talent acquisition subjects including candidate sourcing, assessment methods, and recruitment strategies. Guides senior leaders on matters pertaining to talent acquisition, contributing to the development and execution of effective talent acquisition initiatives.
  • You'll have

  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree (preferred) in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organizational Development or any other related discipline or commensurate work experience.
  • Minimum 8 years of work experience, preferably in Human Resources, or a related field.
  • Skills:

  • Leadership
  • Communications
  • Consulting Skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Analytical ability
  • Problem Solving
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Recruitment Tools such as Workday, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS), iCIMS
  • Talent Sourcing and Management
  • Data Management
  • Recruitment Advertising
  • Relationship Management
  • Negotiation
  • Adaptability
  • Collaboration
  • Organizational Skills
  • This description outlines the general nature and scope of work typically performed in this job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, work requirements, etc. It may vary slightly based on business or geographic needs and is subject to being reviewed and updated periodically.

    Even better, you may have

  • Certified Professional in Talent Acquisition (CPTA) (Preferred)
  • Professional Recruiter Certification (Preferred)
  • Alliance Of Information & Referral Systems (AIRS) Certified (Preferred)
  • LinkedIn Certified Professional - Talent Solutions (LTS) (Preferred)
  • You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

    As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

  • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized backup childcare, and more
  • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases
  • Tuition assistance
  • Established and active employee resource groups
  • Paid time off for individual and team community service
  • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day
  • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.
  • For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

    2024 New Hire Benefits Summary

    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 155 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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