Senior Director/Director, Talent Acquisition in Cleveland, OH at National General Insurance

Date Posted: 10/14/2019

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Job Description

Primary Purpose:

Lead a team and coordinate with other areas of Human Resources to carry out operational and strategic initiatives to meet talent needs. This position will coordinate the development of talent pipelines, various recruiting programs, and is a trusted advisor to business leaders and hiring managers. The Director, Talent Acquisition is responsible for leading continuous improvement to encourage efficiency, operational excellence, and best practices in recruiting top talent throughout the organization.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

  • Partner with the management to provide strong leadership for the Recruiting function by executing the overall strategic direction, design and operations of the recruiting staff, systems, services and processes to support the organizations recruitment needs
  • Develop and implement recruiting plans and policies supported by effective budget management
  • Oversee outsourced recruiting strategies, practices, and vendor relationships
  • Lead and direct compliance programs and policies
  • Interface with management to identify key talent acquisition initiatives
  • Develop and manage programs and strategies to attract candidates and build talent pipelines and oversee best practices regarding recruiting/staffing strategies to position the National General as an “employer of choice"
  • Anticipate labor market changes and develop innovative sourcing, recruiting and hiring strategies
  • Recommend and implement continuous process improvements to enhance results
  • Collaborate with HR leadership in developing and presenting the strategic vision for talent acquisition
  • Establish and promote the Talent Acquisition team as a credible, trustworthy, and capable resource within the organization
  • Partner with business teams to build and maintain a global talent brand for recruiting top talent
  • Serve as the Business Process Owner for our applicant tracking system and work with the Systems team to ensure improvements are implemented and that the technology continues to serve our recruiting needs
  • Maintain programs and systems to address and comply with local, state and federal employment statutes, regulations, and laws

Minimum Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor Degree or in-lieu of degree equivalent education, training and work-related experience
  • 7+ years of recruiting / talent acquisition experience with proven results in a corporate full-life cycle recruiting environment
  • 3+ years of experience managing and developing a recruiting / talent acquisition team
  • Experience developing a strategic road map for Talent Acquisition & designing a strategy, setting and achieving goals, building a team, driving process improvement, and increasing internal client satisfaction
  • Experience driving efficiencies through the use of technologies, process, and workflows
  • Experience leveraging social media and internet research in support of creative sourcing
  • Leadership and influence skills; ability to effectively communicate & network at both executive and operational levels and across cultures
  • Understanding of recruiting environments, competitive landscape, and emerging trends
  • Analytical skills and detail orientation
  • Proficient skills with Enterprise-level ATS solution
  • Highly motivated with a strong customer focus
  • Advanced skill level required in Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and ability to communicate and collaborate with all levels across the organization
  • Ability to partner with other members of the HR team as well as cross-functionally at all levels of the organization
  • Adaptability with experience in managing in an evolving environment
  • Analytical skills and detail orientation
  • Must be able and willing to travel 30+ % of the time
  • Must possess effective verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Prior search firm experience
  • Experience acquiring talent in a geographically distributed field sales organization
  • Experience with Workday
Job posting ID: 2019-2701/1

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About National General Holdings:

National General Holdings Corp. is headquartered in New York City. National General traces its roots to 1939, has a financial strength rating of A– (excellent) from A.M. Best, and provides personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, motorcycle, supplemental health, and other niche insurance products. We are a specialty personal lines insurance holding company. Through our subsidiaries, we provide a variety of insurance products, including personal and commercial automobile, homeowners, umbrella, recreational vehicle, supplemental health, lender-placed and other niche insurance products.

National General is a fast paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial organization. Our team members live by and exemplify what we call the 4Es. At National General, we are Energized, Engaged, Empowered, and we Execute every day in order to provide an exceptional experience for our customers! We are passionate about our organization and the value that we add every day. A successful candidate with National General will embody the 4Es. Our team is poised to outperform the competition. We are National General Insurance and with us you can be extraordinary! Come join our team!

Companies and Partners

Direct General Auto & Life, Personal Express Insurance, Century-National Insurance, ABC Insurance Agencies, NatGen Preferred, NatGen Premier, Seattle Specialty, National General Lender Services, ARS, RAC Insurance Partners, Mountain Valley Indemnity, New Jersey Skylands, Adirondack Insurance Exchange, VelaPoint, Quotit, HealthCompare, AHCP, NHIC, Healthcare Solutions Team, North Star Marketing, Euro Accident.

In addition to a phenomenal career opportunity, National General Insurance offers an excellent benefits package including:

• Paid Training
• Medical, Dental, Vision benefits
• Wellness Programs
• Life and Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
• 401k w/ Company Match
• Company Paid Holidays & Generous Time-off policy
• Employee Discount Program
• Career Advancement and Development Opportunities
• On-site Healthcare Clinic (Winston-Salem and Cleveland offices)
• On-site Fitness Center (Cleveland and Dallas offices)
• Subsidized parking (Cleveland office)

National General Holdings Corp. is an Equal Opportunity (EO) employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of any characteristic protected by law. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not our practice to sponsor individuals for work visas.

In the event you need assistance or accommodation in completing your online application, please contact NGIC main office by phone at (336) 435-2000.



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