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EY Executive Talent Acquisition (ER) Assistant Director - Business Consulting in Cleveland, Ohio

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Executive Talent Acquisition (ER) Assistant Director - Business Consulting

Everything we do for our clients comes down to having the right business, technical knowledge and leadership for every occasion. Our colleagues across the business look to us to consistently provide the most promising talent to our world-class organization. As an Executive Recruiter, you’ll be right at the heart of that goal, directly engaging with business leaders, colleagues and candidates from a diverse array of backgrounds.

The opportunity

As an Executive Recruiter, Assistant Director, you’ll own recruiting responsibilities aligned to a specific service line and/or region of EY. You’ll partner with a Talent Acquisition Recruiter to identify top talent for our business. As part of a high performing team, you’ll serve as a trusted business advisor to our leaders, Talent Team, and hiring managers while also ensuring an exceptional candidate experience for every candidate. You’ll be responsible for assessing candidates, managing pre-hire due diligence, negotiating executive level compensation and collaborating with other talent functions within the business to ensure a smooth hiring process. In return, you’ll have the support of a network of highly knowledgeable colleagues and the opportunity to make a significant impact to your team and EY.

Your key responsibilities include

  • Developing and fostering relationships with key internal and external stakeholders

  • Developing and executing recruitment strategies to attract and retain executive hires

  • Driving the recruiting process from the hiring approval stage to new hire orientation while integrating EY's brand strategy into all recruitment activity

  • Preparation of offer packages to be reviewed and approved by the Americas Operation Executive team

  • Proactively providing recruiting leadership and stakeholders on pipeline development and progression of candidates in process

  • Conducting strategic analysis of recruitment and candidate data to develop recruitment strategy and assess open roles

  • Navigating candidates through the interview and hiring process which includes assessment, offer negotiation and initiation of onboarding

  • Advising hiring managers, recruiting leaders and other stakeholders as appropriate on pipeline development, progress of candidates and implementation of hiring plans based on business strategy

  • Providing operational and process excellence to ensure a quality candidate experience

  • Acting as a change agent for new technology, tools and processes that are rolled out to the broader recruiting community

  • Staying informed of talent and labor market insights

Skills and attributes for success

  • Demonstrating knowledge in attracting and engaging experienced hires while leveraging a variety of recruitment resources

  • Ability to function in a lead recruiter role providing coaching and counseling to other recruiters and team members

  • Ability to utilize strategic thinking skills and collaborate with fellow team members on best practices

  • Consultative approach with clients, serving as a talent advisor on the recruitment process

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Extensive experience in the executive level search and recruitment process

  • Ability to identify and solve complex recruitment issues

  • Ability to develop a recruitment approach for each unique role

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • 8-10+ years of experienced hire recruitment experience, including executive rank recruitment

  • Extensive knowledge of current recruitment/hiring laws and practices

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and knowledge and experience working with applicant tracking software

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience in a professional services environment

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with numerous projects happening simultaneously

  • Strong reporting and data analytic skills

  • Executive recruiting experience

What we look for

We’re interested in knowledgeable professionals ready to drive the recruiting process and ensure a positive candidate experience. You’ll need to be naturally curious, ready to learn and have a genuine passion for finding the right people for the right roles. If you’re aiming to influence change within a world class recruiting organization, all while developing your own career, this role is for you.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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