Recruitment and Sourcing Specialist – American Express Careers

Recruitment and Sourcing Specialist


Global Talent Acquisition is looking for a Recruitment & Sourcing Specialist to join our team, and lead recruiting priorities and end to end recruitment service delivery. The Recruitment & Sourcing Specialist will be required to execute the end-to-end hiring process, while ensuring outstanding Candidate and Hiring Leader experience. They will source, screen, assess, interview, and handle the offer process in order to acquire the best quality candidates effectively. They will be talent champion who can actively stay connected to pipeline of candidates, maintain long-term candidate relationships, and energetically discuss the career opportunities within American Express.

Being close to the marketplace through benchmarking and networking, the Specialist will analyze both recruitment and business trends to provide the best solutions in finding top talent. Market insights will allow this person to make recommendations on staffing processes, industry practices, building talent pipelines and sourcing prospects.

Key Responsibilities:

Execute end to end recruitment activities; job posting, talent sourcing, prescreening, assessment, interview, offer management and onboarding process activities for the assigned hiring requisition workbench, ensuring outstanding candidate experience

Handle business relationship, drive the recruitment processes, which includes talent branding, sourcing strategies, selection process, candidate experience, data management and all the related responsibilities

Understand hiring leaders’ needs and deliver value by crafting best solutions for them

Deploy sourcing strategies and talent pipelining for niche hiring across all levels to source top talent through social media, job boards, Internet sourcing, and Employee Referral Program & Internal job posts

Build proactive talent pipeline for critical upcoming positions

Collaborate with the Recruitment Operations team to ensure process compliance, risk management to deliver a more coordinated and seamless approach to recruitment service delivery

Collaborate with other team members to gain insight into business talent needs and stays current on regional standard methodologies and issues

Provide insights to Hiring Leaders regarding available skills / talent in the market/Competition and salary offers

Ensure ATS information is up to date and aligned with regional regulations

Partner with Colleague Experience Group (HR) Operations to ensure alignment and delivery for cross-functional initiatives and successful day-to-day Global Recruiting delivery

Driven to contribute for success of broader GTA priorities which may include but not be limited to; participation in industry events, travel within and outside primary work location for campus or any other recruitment activities and recommending data insight backed strategies for establishing stronger business unit partnerships

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

3+ years of recruitment experience in fast paced global recruitment environment executing end to end recruitment activities which includes talent branding, sourcing strategies, selection process, candidate experience, data management and all the related responsibilities

Prior experience in developing and maintaining healthy relationships with hiring managers including HR contact

Ability to listen, understand, convey, and relate ideas, concepts and issues clearly and confidently through all channels while having an awareness of environmental cues.

Prior experience in Taleo ATS and other new world recruitment tools, technologies and platforms to improve process efficiencies

In-depth knowledge of the recruiting landscape with ability to produce external trends, market intelligence and industry insights

Prior experience of interviewing skills; strong command of assessment and selection methodologies, instruments, and processes

Worked in a team that emphasized group contributions

Ability to build and sustain trust while demonstrating partnerships across levels

Ability to work on multiple tasks, perform under pressure and defined timelines

Ability to interact with people at all levels of an organization and to develop strong client relationships

Key Skills

Excellent communication, collaboration, influencing, and problem-solving skills

Driving of process optimization and continuous improvement (e.g. onboarding)

Strategic outlook and ability to lead change and innovation

Strong influencing skills and ability to work across multiple levels of an organization

Ability to make logical decisions in a sophisticated environment

Able to adapt own approach and style to the situation

Coachable Team Member

Location: Gurgaon

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