Job Title

Manager, Talent Acquisition

Positon Type

Position Summary

We can’t realize our vision of World Class People, Delivering World Class Projects for World Class Clients without hiring the best and the brightest talent in the Architectural, Engineering, and Construction industry, and we are looking for a Manager of Talent Acquisition to join our team and help us in realizing our vision.

If you are a goal and results-oriented leader in talent acquisition, who thrives on the challenge of finding talent in a competitive, changing landscape and can lead our team to meet these challenges, we want to talk to you!

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partners with business leaders to understand business requirements, talent strategies, and staffing needs to build out an effective, actionable recruitment strategy.
  • Develops recruitment strategy and programs to attract candidates and build talent pipelines.
  • Leads a team of talent acquisition specialists who are responsible for sourcing and hiring of talent, but also works alongside the team to build relationships, source, and hire all levels of positions, including leadership and executive level positions.
  • Partners with HR Managers on internal job posting program and manages the employee referral program.
  • Partners with our Marketing team to build a strong employment brand, and takes steps necessary to ensure a positive candidate experience.
  • Develops and manages annual talent acquisition budget.
  • Manages contingent staffing vendors/RPO initiatives.
  • Partners with Learning & Development team to develop and deliver training to managers, employees, recruitment specialists, and HR team on best practices in talent acquisition.
  • Maintains strategic relationships with professional associations, and leads student relations and outreach programs to build and maintain a pipeline of talent.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree
8+ years of experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university required. An MBA is a plus.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience recruiting for a professional services firm. (Equivalent combination of education and related experience will be considered.)
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Proven sales skills, including cold calling, relationship building, and networking (applied to the recruiting space).
  • Experience in creating and executing on recruitment strategies from entry to senior level and executive positions.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities within a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with all kinds of individuals within and outside of SSOE.
  • Working knowledge of recruitment technology and application of social media and internet-based recruiting.
  • Professional certification for recruiting and staffing preferred, but not required.

About SSOE Group

As a Top 10 Engineering / Architecture firm for the past 6 years (BD+C), SSOE focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (BD+C).

With more than 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 70-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries—with projects completed in 40 countries. Visit for additional information and career opportunities.

  • SSOE was founded in 1948 and currently has more than 20 locations worldwide.
  • We are a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management.
  • SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.
  • 95% of our fee has been returned to our clients in project savings over the last 5 years.
  • 150 of our clients have been with us for over 20 years.

Equal Opportunity and Disability Accessibility Statement

SSOE is an equal opportunity employer and provides fair and equal treatment to all individuals, employees, and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability, genetic information, military / veteran status, or any other protected group status under federal, state, or local law. SSOE complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and related laws. SSOE does not make employment decisions based upon any protected status under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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