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Executive Recruiter

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/28/2017 6:50:32 PM
  • 3034840
  • Job Function: Human Resources
  • Business Segment: Digital Human Resources
Location(s): United States; California; San Ramon, Seattle


About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
In Talent Acquisition at GE Digital, we own each other’s success, think globally, align regionally and functionally, and by segment to ensure a customer-oriented experience for our stakeholders. Our new Executive Recruiter will partner closely with the Head of Executive Search and be accountable for attracting executive-level digital talent into GE Digital and across the GE business units.

Essential Responsibilities:

This position will interface and provide recruiting support and consultation to hiring groups as a full life cycle Executive Recruiter. This position will drive specialized recruitment programs to address unique talent needs, primarily in the engineering and technical leadership areas, broaden GE’s professional network and brand, and enhance pipeline development.

In this highly visible role, you will:

  • Partner with GE business and HR leadership and manage assignments to recruit top executive talent across the organization, with a focus on technical (e.g. engineering, product, digital technology/information technology) executives
  • Attract a diverse group of high-quality passive candidates while delivering an exceptional recruiting experience for both clients and candidates.
  • Work with clients and key stakeholders to define a recruiting strategy based on the specific opportunity and business needs, clearly communicate the process, and set and manage client and candidate expectations.
  • Drive a world class, consistent, end-to-end candidate experience from job posting through to onboarding and employment.
  • Focus on quality of hire - drive use of capability assessments and talent mapping exercises to hire the best talent through GE Digital’s Integrated Talent Management (ITM) system.
  • Create and implement diversity strategies to attract a diverse workforce to the company.
  • Develop passive candidate and succession planning pipelines through strategic sourcing networking, referrals, events/conferences and strategic internet research; develop material that will be used for People Reviews.
  • Develop trusted and influential relationships with client groups, ensuring that executive recruitment, including and a positive candidate experience and a “talent first” approach is integrated into business principles.
  • Establish ongoing relationships with hiring managers to understand their continuing business and recruitment needs.
  • Develop trusted relationships with potential candidates and market leaders, promoting the GE brand and cultivating a network of experienced professionals.
  • Influence client groups by using market data insights to support business growth and decision making.
  • Collaborate with the broader Corporate Global Talent Acquisition organization and the Executive Search Council to share recruiting concepts, experiences and best practices.
  • Collaborate with your manager and Executive Search team members to continue to build the Digital Executive Search brand across the GE organization.
  • Effectively build talent communities and drive brand awareness through Social Media.
  • Coach and mentor less experienced recruiters and share knowledge/best practices.
  • Drive operational excellence and compliance, set high recruitment standards.
  • Operate with the highest level of integrity and foster a culture of collaboration, learning and fun.

    Qualifications/Requirements:

    Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree is required.
  • A minimum of 8 years of overall recruiting experience, ideally both in-house and at an executive search firm.
  • A minimum of 2 years of recruiting experience in the technology sector.
  • A minimum 2 years recruiting executive-level technical leadership (e.g. VP Engineering, CTO, CIO, VP Product, etc.) for technology/software and/or industrial organizations.

    Eligibility Requirements

  • GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this role.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
  • Ability and willingness to travel at least 10% of the time, as required.
  • Ability and willingness to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA or Seattle, WA

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Expertise in full life cycle recruiting to include job brief (job launch), position profiles, target list creation, sourcing/marketing plan development, candidate outreach and development, slate presentation, offer delivery, negotiation and close
  • Obsessed with delivering a high-touch client and candidate experience
  • Crafts and executes a clear recruiting process that is flexible and can adjust to business, product and market fluctuations.
  • Has built and maintains a broad network of professional relationships
  • Experience recruiting for global, complex matrix organizations in a corporate or search firm environment, as well as for startup environments.
  • Proven experience executing attract/recruit strategies that support business priorities and objectives
  • Quickly engenders trust and inspires confidence; can influence at the CxO levels of an organization.
  • Experience using a candidate CRM tool and leveraging the tool to source candidates as well as manage relationships
  • Experience conducting competitor and market research to drive business recommendations
  • Experience identifying networking leads for passive talent using multiple internet sources such as niche sites, organizations, associations, education, blogs, user groups, specific industry news, etc.
  • Experience developing sourcing plans to identify diverse pools of talent
  • Effective written and verbal communications and can express thoughts in a structured and succinct manner with an ability to adapt communication message and style to audience
  • Conflict management: seeks mutually beneficial outcomes while achieving personal objectives
  • Consultative: trusted advisor; assists and helps managers achieve success; able to connect strategy and activities
  • Courage: confident in making difficult decisions and takes action
  • Creative: can think beyond traditional methods, an idea generator
  • Execution focused: goal oriented; attains satisfaction from doing, achieving and excelling
  • Methodical: procedural and process focused; can develop a plan for execution
  • Relationship management: Values how others might perceive them
  • Knowledgeable of state and federal employment/hiring laws
  • Recruiting experience in a regulated or OFCCP environment

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    Locations: United States; California; San Ramon, Seattle

    GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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