Job Description

SUMMARY:

The Advisory Consultant optimizes efforts to service clients in a high quality, cost effective manner for multiple work locations.  Directs and controls all phases of the client requisition process in order to encourage a fair and competitive environment as well as maintain adherence to program process compliance. Scope of responsibility will be on an expanded geographic territory or national level with a focus on advising the client on talent acquisition and contingent labor best practices.  Works under minimal supervision.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Influences internal buyers or hiring managers regarding their talent acquisition needs.
  • Provides consultative support to end users to clarify job responsibilities, skills and other requirements of specific requisitions.
  • Creates custom talent acquisition strategies per requisition based on hiring managers’ talent challenges.
  • Works with internal team including Program Managers, Sourcing Coordinators, and Program/Engagement Coordinators, to ensure uniform results to the client, suppliers, and candidates.
  • Offers subject matter expertise specific to talent acquisition, domain knowledge, industry, contingent labor, etc.
  • Provides insight and guidance to Sourcing Coordinators regarding requisition supplier distribution and resume shortlisting strategies.
  • Guides customers through the management of all stages of requisition activity through the use of VMS technology. Oversees the use of VMS technology to ensure optimum, cost-effective, timely, and high quality results.  Provides adequate oversight, training and leadership to ensure end user community and supplier partnerships reach potential.
  • Works with Supplier Partnership Manager to identify any supplier gaps within the program or areas of expanded opportunity for the existing supplier community.
  • Establishes, fosters and maintains positive working relationships with the client suppliers through regular phone and in-person contact.
  • Manages and coordinates client and supplier community interactions within assigned market area or skill set.
  • Assists Program Manager and Supplier Manager to facilitate program Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) training and updates to supplier community on a regular basis to ensure understanding and compliance.
  • Communicates program procedural changes and updates to local client MSP suppliers and client users while providing all procedural updates in a timely manner. Oversees and ensure suppliers appropriately manage employee on-boarding, employee relations issues, orientations, performance reviews, and off-boarding activities.
  • Establishes and maintains a proactive, positive working relationship with client end users through regular phone and in-person contact. Performs site visits and promotes communication with the client end users within assigned market area or skill set.
  • Assists with supplier assessment efforts and updates as needed.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION & JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor Degree in related field or equivalent experience.

Five (5) years managerial/supervisory experience in the service provider industry.

Travel is required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Skilled in communicating effectively verbally and in writing to include strong documentation skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and handle difficult conversations.
  • Proven track record measured by customer service levels and satisfaction, SLA’s and KPI’s, increased responsibilities, and working relationships with colleagues and management.
  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly in writing and orally, both in one-on-one and in group presentation situations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. G-Suite experience preferred but not required.
  • Ability to work independently through proper time management.
  • Experience in internal or staffing related field with a focus on talent acquisition preferred.
  • Ability to apply data and subject matter expertise in a business development or strategic selling capacity.