Sourcing Specialist
Washington , District of Columbia
November 17, 2017
Your tasks and responsibilities

The primary responsibilities of this role, Sourcing Specialist, are to:

  • Deliver a positive, consistent candidate experience through all Talent Acquisition touch points to enhance Bayer's Employer Brand;
  • Partner on the Bayer TA strategy implementation by aligning external labor market realities with internal business demand for high impact, low availability critical talent segments (Sourcing & Recruiting Advanced "Tier 2");
  • Ensure detailed understanding of Bayer's talent segmentation and each position in own area of responsibility in particular;
  • Identify and implement innovative search techniques, both online and offline, to generate talent pipelines necessary to staff future positions;
  • Reduce dependency on external recruiting firms thereby reducing cost and minimizing the disruption of vacancy on productivity;
  • Solicit potential "ready now" candidates with open positions, cultivate relationship and encourage the candidate to apply;
  • Contribute to target group analyses and keep close contacts with TA SMEs such as Talent Marketing Experts;
  • Serve as a reliable, critical partner for Senior Recruiters, keeping them always informed on the status of your sourcing activities so that they can act as informed interfaces and "project leads" towards the hiring manager customers;
  • Establish and maintain relationships with Senior Recruiters to stay abreast of current and future hiring needs;
  • Source diverse talent pool for Bayer's critical talent segments leveraging use of network contacts, internet postings, database searches, referrals and niche job boards;
  • Make initial candidate contact with the emphasis on networking to develop candidate leads and to develop their interest level in company opportunities, as well as the follow-up and hand-over;
  • Leverage the full range of internal and external sources of internal and external candidates for Bayer, thus also promoting internal mobility within Bayer;
  • Comply with laws and regulations when applying different sourcing practices;
  • Execute the pre-screening of your candidates, establish a longlist of the most suitable ones and ensure a proper handover to your Senior Recruiters;
  • Constantly manage the pool of candidates within your responsibility and brief Senior Recruiters about the size of possible candidate pools prior to the intake meeting;
  • Maintain the process status in Bayer's CRM tool and E-Recruiting/Applicant Tracking System by always ensuring system accuracy as basis for solid KPI reporting;
  • Perform other recruitment activities as assigned.

Who you are

Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree with five (5) plus years or an advanced degree with three (3) plus years in Recruiting or Talent Acquisition;
  • Broad understanding of recruiting principles and best practices;
  • Deep experience with advanced internet searches, cold calling, networking, database mining, referrals and other advanced recruitment techniques;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of local legal regulations regarding recruiting/sourcing; strong consulting and networking skills;
  • Ability to solve problems, think creatively, and adapt to a dynamic market;
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook);
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment;
  • Experience sourcing and building talent pipelines for hard to fill roles;
  • Demonstrated strong business acumen;
  • Ability to understand the specific role requirements and have a clear understanding of labor market availability;
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple searches, projects, and client relationships;
  • Possess ability to build effective relationship with Senior Recruiter;
  • Ability to establish, manage and maintain business/client relationships;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent knowledge in Social Media Platforms (e.g. LinkedIn, and other).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge in SuccessFactors Recruiting Management Module;
  • Knowledge in CRM-Tool.

Your application
Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. Job postings will remain open for a minimum of ten business days and are subject to immediate closure thereafter without additional notice. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans
Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

Country: United States
Location: Residence Based

A little about us:
Why Bayer? Because we’re a pioneer in the fields of human, animal, and plant health. Because we invent solutions that will create a sustainable future for our planet. Because a career with Bayer means you can put your passion into practice and make an impact.

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