North America Recruitment Director - Remote

  • Willis Towers Watson
  • Remote
  • Jan 13, 2022
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

Description 

Are you an accomplished Talent Acquisition leader with experience in large, complex matrix organizations? Do you thrive in a fast paced, constantly changing environment? Is home working, flexibility and an agile work ethic important to you?

We are looking for a Talent Acquisition Leader to manage our North America recruiting team. In this home-based role the successful incumbent and will be skilled at leading a large virtual team across a region while maintaining strong links to your global colleagues.

You could come from any industry, but must be forward thinking, have a passion for change alongside a strong recruiting background. You will exemplify best practice and set high standards for your team, especially when utilizing effective and strategic sourcing techniques to find inclusive and diverse talent.

At Willis Towers Watson we thrive on creativity, innovation and productivity. We partner with business leaders to define talent acquisition needs and develop a clear and comprehensive plan for achieving them. We develop attraction and sourcing strategies, manage our employment brand, innovate with recruiting tools, manage all assessment and selection processes and effectively close and onboard candidates. 

Sound interesting? We’ve shared some of the key requirements that are important to us…

What will the role entail?

  • Effectively lead and develop a large team of remote recruiters across North America responsible for Experienced/Professional level recruitment
  • Foster collaborative relationships with key stakeholders including leadership level, to ensure the utilization of a suite of sourcing strategies to hire diverse talent
  • Lead the implementation of process change for the North America region and strive for best practice as a team
  • Ensure recruitment technology is fit for purpose and enables efficient execution of the talent acquisition strategy
  • Work with your peer group in other regions to anticipate changes in the labor market to drive innovation and strive for continuous improvement
  • Collaborate with the global recruitment marketing and talent sourcing teams to design and implement strategies to attract and hire diverse top talent
  • Continue to build and  apply  data analytics that measure the effectiveness of recruitment efforts and quality of hire while helping shape the sourcing strategy.

The Requirements - what’s important to us

  • An experienced talent acquisition leader who has managed a large team of talent professionals
  • A strong people manager who has the ability to empower a diverse team to achieve common goals, sharing ideas and leveraging best practice
  • Must have gravitas and the ability to change gears on short notice and adapt to fast changing environments
  • The ability to be strategic while remaining hands on; working in close partnership with your team and global peers
  • Experience in utilizing a wide range of technology, tools and concepts in order to attract diverse talent
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to utilize data to tell a story and set future strategy

This role can be located anywhere in the US Eastern or Central time zones.  

Note that visa employment-based non-immigrant visa sponsorship and/or assistance is not offered for this specific job opportunity.

Willis Towers Watson may be subject to mandatory employment-related COVID-19 vaccination requirements.  Therefore, to the extent any such mandates apply, you may be required to certify and provide documentation of full vaccination against COVID-19 if you are hired in the U.S. If you accept an offer from WTW and are subject to a mandate but are unable or unwilling to be vaccinated because of medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, you may request a medical or religious accommodation.  If you require an accommodation, the Company will evaluate your request and work with you to identify reasonable alternatives to vaccination, if available.

EOE, including disability/vets