Talent Acquisition Lead – Professional Services

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Our talent acquisition team members are brand ambassadors, relationship builders, and strategic partners who understand the intricate dynamics of the teams they support. We're seeking a seasoned talent acquisition professional to lead a team of recruiters and talent acquisition efforts for our Global Business Development Division. You will partner with business leadership to champion, influence, and drive the entire hiring process as well as hone and implement change within the talent acquisition team.  We’re looking for driven individuals who want to add value, solve problems, and impact our company culture.


  • Empower your team. Lead, develop, and motivate a high-performing talent acquisition team by strategically leading all stages of the recruitment process. Mentor your team through active coaching, clear direction, and regular feedback. Develop goals for Global Business Development recruiting efforts, report on progress to the organization, communicate impact, and identify areas of opportunity.
  • Drive results. Own full-cycle recruiting for select teams and priority positions, consistently generating a healthy pipeline of high-quality candidates by driving initiatives such as branding, events, sourcing, and referrals. Establish recruitment and retention strategies using innovative sourcing channels, job board partners, coordinated digital searches, social media channels and referral programs. Identify talent gaps and trends within recruitment efforts and proactively develop solutions to meet goals. Drive workforce planning for Global Business Development by partnering with leadership to anticipate talent needs and recommend improvements to full recruitment life-cycle.
  • Be an expert. Serve as a consultative thought partner to leadership to align business needs with hiring objectives. Collaborate with talent acquisition leadership and cross-functional partners to ensure strategic and prioritized program delivery. Track and analyze talent metrics to measure and quantify success, influence talent strategies, and educate partners on key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Influence change. Stay connected to the competitive landscape, including compensation and employment brand trends and lead strategic changes within Global Business Development.  Develop process improvements, strategies, and key recruiting programs that can be incorporated across the talent acquisition team. Understand, analyze, and implement new technologies in the recruitment process to reduce time to fill and enhance efficiency.


  • 5+ years of full-cycle recruiting experience, including sourcing and closing for positions at all levels
  • Demonstrated track record of building successful relationships and partnerships at all organizational levels
  • Experience mentoring colleagues on talent acquisition best practices
  • Solid capacity to practice behavioral competency assessments to determine best placement of talent within the organization
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, creativity, flexibility, maturity, and sound judgment
  • Team player who takes initiative, is self-directed and highly motivated, and has a passion for results
  • Knowledge of ADA, EEO, FMLA, Title VII, wage and hour laws, and benefits
  • Bachelor’s in human resources, business, marketing, or communications

Recommended Qualifications

  • PHR or SPHR certification
  • Experience leveraging ATS analytics and reporting
  • MBA or master’s in human resources, communications, industrial psychology, or marketing

About Esri

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email askcareers@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.



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