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Talent Acquisition Manager (RPO) - Remote

Company: IBM Corporation
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:


At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

In an era where progress is driven by people and experiences, and where finding and developing the right talent is key, HR has become the main engine of business growth. IBM Talent & Transformation is helping businesses worldwide to reconfigure their HR functions, such as talent acquisition and talent development, to deliver the talent essential to their growth.

The Talent Acquisition Optimization (TAO) group is part of IBM Talent & Transformation. We are a globally recognized partner in recruitment, talent acquisition consulting and employment branding solutions that transform the way businesses acquire talent in a highly competitive marketplace. For more than 30 years we have leveraged our considerable expertise in global talent acquisition and business process improvement to redesign how skills are identified and recruited for our clients, and deliver exceptional talent acquisition experiences

Job Description

The Talent Acquisition Manager (TAM) is responsible for managing the delivery of the TAO service to their assigned area of the account (e.g. geographic/hiring segment), ensuring SLAs, KPIs and client satisfaction objectives are met. The TAM manages client stakeholder relationships within their area and communicates the progress and value of the TAO service to them. The TAM has people management responsibility for Talent Acquisition Partners and other on-site Recruitment Specialists within their assigned area and is accountable for their engagement and delivery performance.


  • Accountable for the service delivery to the assigned area of the account, delivering to client SLAs, monthly and quarterly business metrics
  • Partners with the Delivery Project Executive to ensure effective client stakeholder management
  • Consults with the Delivery Project Executive and client to identify service/system/process/experience enhancements necessary to better align the solution with their desired business outcomes
  • Accurately forecast revenue and cost and work to agreed budgets
  • Work in partnership with the Recruitment Managers to ensure the on and off-site delivery team members successfully provide required services and consistency in execution to the client
  • Accountable for management and/or co-management of the delivery team (including on-site, off-site and Delivery Center resources) ensuring that performance, professional development and engagement is being proactively managed.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management and direction of the Talent Acquisition Partners and on-site Recruitment Specialists.
  • Review and approval of the direct reports KPIs for performance and variable compensation (performance- related bonuses)
  • Develop and disseminate strategic insights from program status reports to client and internal stakeholders on the required frequency.
  • Execute against risk, quality and continuous improvement plans
  • Obtain high client satisfaction levels with the service to promote positive NPS scores, references and case studies from the account
  • Meet weekly/monthly/quarterly production goals and revenue targets
  • Participate in client update meetings and represents the service to stakeholders as required.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 5 years' experience in account management with an RPO environment
  • At least 5 years' experience partnering with or supporting a Human Resources function
  • At least 2-5 years' experience with software implementation either as a project manager or a contributing team member preferred
  • At least 5 years' experience with presentations, such as-product demos, training, etc.
  • At least 5 years' experience with PowerPoint, Visio, Excel, and MS Project
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Ability to travel 10%- 20% annually
  • Fluency in English

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3 years or significant experience managing remote teams within a matrixed management environment.

Keywords: IBM Corporation, Cambridge , Talent Acquisition Manager (RPO) - Remote, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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