Talent Acquisition Lead (AMC 61441) Orange, CT in Orange, CT at Avangrid

Date Posted: 7/20/2018

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Job Description

Publication date: 20.07.2018
REFERENCE: 5093426702

Company: AVANGRID Management Company (AMC)
Department: Human Resources
Job Title: Talent Acquisition Lead
Reports to: Manager - Recruitment
Location: Orange, CT
Cross Company Responsibility: Yes

Business and Department


Scope of Work - Main duties, settings, geography, reporting relationships, other relationships:

Our incredible talent acquisition team is passionate about attracting the market's best talent by doing every day
what AVANGRID --a leader in the energy sector - is known for: being innovative, leveraging creativity and investing
in a smarter and more sustainable future. We value diversity, candidate experience, and authentic relationships
with our internal client groups and across our broader, centralized HR team.

As a seasoned talent acquisition expert, you will be a key member of our small but effective talent acquisition team,
working across the entire recruitment life cycle including, but not limited to: intake meetings to confirm role
requirements, sourcing strategy, job postings, pre-screening candidates, and developing offers. You will apply a
strategic lens to effectively determine the appropriate sourcing and marketing strategies for a range of
open/pipeline roles across the company, differentiating and disproportionality investing your time and effort where it
makes the most difference to the business. Utilizing your recruiting expertise, talent judgment, and knowledge of
our key processes and our employer value proposition, you will work to attract and convert high-quality candidates.

With responsibilities across the entire recruitment lifecycle, this role is focused on delivering a high-quality
candidate (internal and external) and internal client experience. Working closely with hiring managers and HR
Business Partners to understand the business context and talent needs, the Talent Acquisition Lead will employ a
proven mix of social networking, digital recruitment and traditional recruitment methods to develop a range of
sourcing strategies that target relevant talent communities, ensuring that the Company's openings are filled
--according to KPIs -- and establishing talent pipelines for the future.

MAJOR ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Scope of work - range of responsibilities):

1. Manage all phases of the recruiting process for assigned client groups, to include, but not limited to:
kick-off/intake calls with hiring managers, posting of positions, sourcing/screening, coordinating interviews and
feedback, closing candidates in the offer stage and onboarding.
2. Collaborating with HR Business Partners, business leaders and hiring managers, to understand business and
talent needs.
3. Leverage a range of sourcing strategies depending on role characteristics, desired capabilities, and relevant
talent communities.
4. Create and implement pipeline strategies for high-value and/or high-volume positions within your client groups.
5. Network through industry contacts, association memberships, trade groups and employees.
6. Deliver high-level of customer service to internal clients, including regular/timely position updates to Talent
Acquisition Manager, hiring managers and HR Business Partners and following-up with candidates throughout the
interview process.
7. Follow appropriate process flows and operating and compliance procedures.
8. Work with internal groups to aid in establishing a recognizable employer of choice reputation for the company,
both internally and externally.
9. Other administrative and record keeping duties as assigned.


Education & Experience Required:

• Bachelor's Degree
• 5-7 years of experience as a trusted advisor to hiring managers, HR Business Partners, and other applicable
• A combination of corporate and/or agency recruiting; Experience in high volume recruitment
• Extensive web sourcing techniques/knowledge, preferred
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office, web-based technologies, social media platforms;
• Experience with Applicant Tracking Systems, Success Factors a plus
• Experience with SAP or other ERP platform a plus
• Demonstrated experience and proven results in recruiting within technical, engineering or corporate function


• Ability to work as a member of a team. Collaborates with HR Business Partners, Talent Acquisition team
members, hiring managers and other stakeholders within our exciting AVANGRID Networks business as well as our
Corporate Functions business areas.
• Develops in-depth understanding of a given business area's talent trends/business needs and implements
effective recruiting and networking strategies that accurately target the desired talent communities.
• Drives progressive recruiting tactics that continually replenish candidate pipelines based on market conditions and
current and projected trends/needs.
• Leverages best practice experience in digital talent acquisition strategies, tactics and employer brand
• Demonstrates passion for improving the candidate and internal client experience; tracks and analyzes

effectiveness of all efforts; actively seeks to continuously improve experience and tactics.
• Strong sense of accountability, taking ownership of the end result not just completion of a task; Adept at
• Displays a sense of urgency, self-management and a high degree of personal "drive"; problem-solver that seeks
out-of-the-box solutions.
• Must be "change-ready", able to adapt to changing priorities and highly resilient.
• Strong planning, organization skills; attention to detail and accuracy.
• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to travel to career fairs and other locations, as required, based on business need.

This opportunity will offer
AVANGRID is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. AVANGRID shall abide by the requirements of
41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified
individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination
against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to
employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or national origin, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local
law. The Company is committed to a policy in all of its employment practices of equal opportunity without regard to
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability, religion, marital status,
veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status.

If you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tool to search for or to
apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting our Human Resources department at
877-387-9061 or careers@avangrid.com