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Global Executive and Strategic Talent Recruiting Manager

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Location: Boston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

WHAT YOU'LL DO
As BCG continues to experience double digit growth, there is a growing demand to attract senior talent to lead and further build BCG. To take more ownership of this key value driver, a global in -house executive search function was created in October 2018 to support senior level hiring across a range of global businesses.

Since inception, the team has grown to include five people in London and Atlanta; We have built thorough relationships and a solid pipeline, geographically growing the function, and we are currently managing executive and strategic roles across the globe.

As a flexible and dynamic Global Executive and Strategic Talent Recruiting Manager, you'll support this newly established Global Executive Recruiting & Strategic Talent Recruiting Team helping to further the growth and the strategic direction of the firm across various functions and industries, propelling our evolution further.

This year, our team will also support the hiring for our first ever Climate & Sustainability (C&S) practice area. This is one of our firm's top 2022 priorities. You will play a critical role in the acquisition of specialized talent across the globe, so that BCG can build capability and expertise in this space.

This position is of special importance to build our new demand engine as we scale and grown sourcing and delivery capability. You will work as the lead expert and thought partner in close collaboration with local recruitment teams, regional practice area recruiters, and the regional sourcing director. Further, this role will have a diverse slate of global executive stakeholders including the BCG executive and operating committee, regional COOs, Operating teams, and business Senior Director/MDP/MDSP stakeholders. This demands both a high level of market expertise, as well as business acumen and ability to identify strong candidates beyond key-word-search. Given the high visibility of your work for our senior leadership, you will quickly establish and own the necessary trust-based relationships and networks
YOU'RE GOOD AT
You will own the proactive search and channel strategy, drive proactive outreach, and ensure the continued flow of high-quality candidates through the process - creating a strong, 'always on' talent pipeline. As part of this role, you will:

  • Develop the sourcing strategy and delivery excellence for your topic area. You will be a trusted advisor in topics related to your industry specialization, including: market dynamics, key network groups, diversity attraction, and sourcing technology trends.
  • Strategically and proactively leverage your market knowledge to improve and adapt methodologies based on current trends. You will fill BCG's most pressing business needs as well as understand the value in building a strong network/pipeline for future opportunities.
  • Generate leads. From Boolean searches, to referrals, head-hunting, or leveraging alumni and industry networks, you will proactively identify new channels and build a consistent strategy to unlock the best niche and in-demand talent.
  • Build strong candidate relationships. Considering the scarcity of the profiles you will look for, you will consistently plan and implement effective outreach strategies to maintain strong relationships with prospective candidates.
  • Collaborate internationally, across BCG functions, business unites, and cohorts. You will work in a global team, bringing creative ideas together and providing strategic input. You will partner with internal stakeholders and adeptly craft storylines for leaders.
  • Source high priority projects. Along with your core sourcing responsibilities, you will lead high priority SWAT team projects related to your topic area depending on current BCG demand and market priorities.
    YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)

    • Minimum of 8 years of in-house talent sourcing or head-hunting experience in a professional services environment, with a focus on pipeline creation, research-based talent engagement, proven understanding of talent acquisition marketing and segmentation
    • Strong industry expertise (3-5 years) in sourcing for at least one (or more) of the following BCG consulting, digital, or corporate function topic areas:
      • Consulting industry & functional practice topic areas: Operations; Business Turnaround & Transformation (TURN); Transaction & Integration Excellence (TIE); Zero Based Budgeting (ZBB); Consumer Products (CP), Marketing, Sales & Pricing (MSP); Technology, Media, & Telecommunications (TMT); Industrial Goods (IG); Energy (ENG); Healthcare (HC); Social Impact (SI); Public Sector (PS); Global Advantage (GA); People & Organization (POP); Financial Institutions (FI); Principle Investors & Private Equity (PIPE); Insurance (INS); Corporate Finance & Strategy (CFS); Technology Advantage (TA), Climate & Sustainability (C&S)
      • Digital consulting topic areas: Agile & Operations; Engineering & Architecture; Cybersecurity & Risk; Product Management & User Experience; Venture & Solutions; Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, & Data Science
      • Corporate function topic areas: Risk, Operations, & Legal; Finance & Procurement; IT; Data & Research Services; Marketing & Design; HR & People
      • Strong drive for both success and excellence; a self-starter with a strong sense of responsibility who brings an agile mindset to day-to-day activities.
      • A deep understanding of sourcing technology, market trends, and talent strategy
      • Ability to manage multiple searches through strong project management and prioritization/planification skills
      • Strong influence, social eminence, and experience steering senior candidates and senior internal BCG stakeholders (e.g. Recruiting MDPs, Practice Area Leaders, Regional Chairs etc.)
      • Proven track record in guiding and converting senior candidates (from industry C to Partner-level consultants, senior manager & director-level corporate function roles etc.) through a discrete hiring process, providing advice and forming a trust-based relationship
      • Flexible in adapting ways of working to an ever-evolving talent market, deftly navigating change and ambiguity
      • Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills
      • Fluent in English
      • Bachelor's/Master's degree
        YOU'LL WORK WITH
        BCG's HR team works to attract, develop, excite, deploy, and retain the best people in the market. Those in human resources jobs manage the life cycle of all BCG employees-from hiring top talent and developing their skills to rewarding their contributions and supporting career progression and mobility.
        ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
        Candidates should be aware that BCG currently maintains a policy requiring all US & Canada based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. BCG is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under applicable federal, state, provincial and local law.

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