Are you an accomplished Talent Acquisition Specialist with experience in a complex matrix organization? Do you thrive in a fast paced, constantly changing environment?
Is flexibility and an agile work ethic important to you?
We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to manage recruitment in Central America recruiting across Panama, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and Nicaragua, as well as supporting recruitment in Latin America Region as needed.
You could come from any industry (preferably within Financial Services) but must be forward thinking, have a passion for change and transformation.
With a strong recruiting background that would include early careers, experienced hires; you will utilize effective and strategic sourcing techniques to find inclusive and diverse talents.
At Willis Towers Watson we thrive on creativity, innovation and productivity our recruitment team provides state-of-the-art, full life-cycle talent acquisition services.
We partner with business leaders to define talent acquisition needs and develop a clear and comprehensive plan for achieving them.
We develop talent attraction and sourcing strategies, manage our employment brand, develop recruiting tools, manage all assessment and selection processes and effectively close and onboard candidates at both the university / early careers and experienced hire levels.
Sound interesting? We’ve shared some of the key requirements that are important to us
What will the role entail?
Manage the entire life cycle of the recruiting process for assigned job openings
Foster collaborative relationships with key stakeholders including business leadership, HR generalists, global recruitment colleagues etc.
to ensure the utilization of a suite of sourcing strategies to hire diverse talents
Source candidates based upon a broad-based strategy with a focus on direct sourcing
Lead the recruitment transformation efforts and implementation of process change for Central America and strive for best practice as a team
Ensure recruitment technology is fit-for-purpose and enables efficient execution of the talent acquisition strategy
Continue to build and develop hiring analytics that track effectiveness of recruitment efforts and quality of hire and help shape the sourcing strategy
Manage and maintain active communication with candidates once they have entered our process; exit candidates professionally if they do not meet requirements
The Requirements what’s important to us
An experienced Talent Acquisition Lead with at least 5 years’ experience and who has managed regional recruitment in Latin America mainly in Central America recruiting across Panama, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and Nicaragua
Must have gravitas and the ability to change gears at short notice and adapt to fast changing environments
A specialist who has enthusiasm and collaborates effectively within a matrix organization to support continuous improvement of processes and future talent strategies
Strong understanding of the cultural nuances within Central America (Panama, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and Nicaragua) in order to influence appropriately
Experience in utilizing a wide range of technology, tools and concepts in order to attract diverse talent
Strong analytical skills and the ability to utilize data to tell a story and set future strategy
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in human resources, business or related field preferred
3-5 years of full life cycle recruitment experience (desirable).
Must be bilingual (English and Spanish) with the ability to speak, read and write fluently in both languages. Portuguese a plus.
Ability to manage and ongoing requisition load of 20-30 openings
Significant experience consulting with hiring managers on recruitment strategies
Strong business acumen and ability to grasp new concepts quickly
Demonstrated direct sourcing / cold calling experience
Recruiting applicant tracking experience (Taleo highly preferred)
Experience managing Competencies Assessment tools and interview method
Knowledge handling interviewing tools as different sources to recruit
Experience working with disabilities recruitment as well as internships and apprentices
Diverse teams really are important to us and we know that some candidates don’t always apply if they don’t meet the criteria in totality.
It’s not all about the experience it’s about the enthusiasm and passion you can bring to Willis Towers Watson.
Equal Opportunity Employer