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Senior Talent Acquisition Partner

Job ID 29229 Location Brooklyn, New York; Waltham, Massachusetts Organization Human Resources Department Talent Acquisition US Group Functions

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About us

At National Grid, we keep the lights on and homes warm. But it’s so much more than that. We’re dreamers, big-thinkers, innovators and builders. We keep people connected and society moving. This is no easy feat, and it takes all of us. Finding, cultivating, developing, people is our most critical capability and what allows us to serve our customers in a meaningful way. We are powered by our people!

The Global Talent Acquisition (GTA) plays an integral role in achieving our company mission… we find and nurture great talent!  We are a team of specialized recruiters and sourcers with a focus on data driven decisions and operational excellence to work strategically and proactively, partnering with the business to achieve their talent needs. As a Lead Talent Acquisition Business Partner, you are a trusted advisor with the expertise to consult with the business and develop and execute their talent and attraction strategies as well as proactively understand future business needs. 

At National Grid, we create power for the communities we serve but more importantly, we are powered by OUR people.  Finding, cultivating, developing, people is our most critical capability and what allows us to serve our customers in a meaningful way. 

Job Purpose

To lead execution of the Workforce Plan, recruitment strategies and full lifecycle recruitment process to hire top talent for the organization. To assist with the development and implementation of strategic workforce plans to meet the staffing requirements of the business functions via internal and external applicants.

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop, execute and drive the implementation of talent acquisition plans and strategies, assuring a qualified, diverse pool of candidates to fill open positions as well as talent gaps identified through the succession planning process.
  • Identify and source both passive and active candidates through internal and external channels ensuring positions are filled with high calibre individuals.
  • Work collaboratively with Talent Acquisition Partner to understand the resourcing needs of the business, execute the Workforce Plan and to ensure candidates meet business needs.
  • Develop strong relationships and work collaboratively with the business functions to fully understand business needs to enable development of strong candidate pools.
  • Work collaboratively within team to develop marketing campaigns, employee referral methodologies, social media and web outreach, etc.
  • Attract, develop and maintain a ready now candidate pool through such means as continuous review of resumes, cold calling recommended external candidates, and career fairs.
  • Screen candidates to ascertain fit to available position using behavioural and competency based interview methodologies. Provide high quality, pre-vetted shortlist of candidates to hiring managers.
  • Fully understand National Grid’s Vision, Business Model, Employee Value Proposition, benefits, and total rewards philosophy to engage candidates.

Qualifications

More Information

This position has a career path which provides for advancement opportunities within and across bands as you develop and evolve in the position; gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills. Candidates will be assessed and provided offers against the minimum qualifications of this role and their individual experience.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise.  We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve.  National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.  

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