Leidos

Talent Acquisition Director (m/f)

Location: Reston
Salary benchmark: USD 100,000 - 125,000

The company is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. 

Your tasks

  • Manage recruiting operations and overall implementation of new recruiting tactics and recommend process improvements; introduce creative leading edge recruiting techniques to enhance effectiveness of department
  • Manage, mentor, train and develop a team of 10-20 on recruitment strategies / techniques; team is responsible for recruiting across a broad range of technical and non-technical openings both funded and contingent
  • Manage req loads across recruiting team to ensure optimal efficiency
  • Closely monitor and validate requisitions and data integrity of the systems
  • Conduct performance evaluations and salary reviews for staff and ensure company practices and standards are followed
  • Work directly with business leads and hiring managers to understand business goals and determine next steps as well as integrate recruiting best practices and / or process improvements to further company goals
  • Represent department to internal / external stakeholders and recommend improvements and efficiencies
  • Plan, organize, and ensure compliance with policies and programs encompassing employment and / or staffing function
  • Communicate with managers on an on-going basis to identify and review requirements and responsiveness to organizational needs (both pre-award and post-award)
  • Direct management of overall resources to insure a timely / quality response to internal customer needs, and ability of unit to support the business recruitment need
  • Manage internal relationships to ensure proper hand-offs and collaboration with functional areas of the business
  • Ensure adherence to OFCCP compliance standards and determine and execute new means in which to further compliance efforts and outreach
  • Ensure adherence to policies and act as an internal control representative for recruiting related matters
  • Drive corporate and group initiatives into the operating group
  • Drive sourcing strategy for hard to fill positions, large program executions, and niche roles

Your profile

  • Strong customer focus
  • Proven ability to build a strong team, lead, mentor and train others
  • Proven ability to innovate, bring ideas, and drive solutions
  • Flexibility and ability to change based on needs of the organization and customer requirements
  • Strong team building skills and self-motivated
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to speak to people at all levels, to include Sr. Leadership, within Leidos
  • Strong presentation skills as well as the ability to speak in front of an audience
  • Fast learner with ability to make decisions based on industry knowledge and metrics
  • Proven ability to evaluate difficult program hiring situations, problem solve, as well as document while working with teams to include recruiters, contracts, program management, proposals, capture, BD, etc.
  • Experience with ATS and Onboarding systems (i.e., Taleo, Workday, BrassRing)
  • Experience in creating and improving analytic capabilities and metrics

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