Brookline Bancorp, Inc. Talent Management Specialist - Boston, MA in Boston, Massachusetts

Principal Objective

Responsible for the development and implementation of recruitment programs that aim to attract and manage the organizations talent pool. Develops recruitment programs to meet the needs of the organizations talent strategies and goals. Serves as the primary contact person for staffing for business units within the organization.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all activities associated with development and implementation of Recruitment Programs for the bank.

  • Plan and execute recruitment strategies to ensure that positions are filled in an efficient manner with the strongest talent available.

  • Work with individual managers to gain a thorough understanding of the business need and job duties required for specified positions.

  • Develops recruitment programs, such as Internship and Externship programs; attends and coordinates career fairs; attends networking events to develop candidate flow; develops applicant database for future hires.

  • Serves as a liaison with HRIS and the vendor to develop the company’s Affirmative Action Plan. Monitors applicant tracking in compliance with company and government policies and procedures. Assists with setting Affirmative Action goals and strives to achieve these goals.

  • Develops Recruitment efforts through Social Media.

  • Pre-screen and interview internal and external applicants; determine if candidate applications and resumes should be forwarded to managers: and notify applicants of consideration or rejection.

  • Extend offers of employment, initiate background checks and ensure completion of new hire documentation.

  • Maintain close partnership with HR Business Partners and keeps them abreast of any and all recruitment efforts and needs.

  • Reports on recruitment metrics and shares findings with HR Business Partners and Business Line leaders.

  • Make recommendations on recruitment processes and advertising media.

  • Serves as a liaison for recruitment agencies and managers. Negotiates the terms and conditions for these vendor contracts.

  • Coordinate recruitment efforts in compliance with government regulations and organizational policies and procedures throughout the hiring process for all exempt and nonexempt positions within assigned units.

  • Acts as backup for new hire Orientation and Onboarding Programs.

  • Partner with employees, managers and other areas within HR to implement and maintain various employee policies and programs in a consistent and equitable manner.

Job Specifications (Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Required)

  • College Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Five to Seven years of Talent Management experience with a focus on recruiting in various markets.

  • Relevant industry experience preferred

  • Working knowledge of state and federal employment regulations to ensure compliance in hiring practices.

  • Proven ability to build partnerships with managers and to understand and translate business goals and needs.

  • Proven ability to identify and anticipate client needs and to make recommendations for changes and improvements.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work well with a team and comfortable speaking and moderating both large and small groups.

  • Ability to be resourceful and comfortable utilizing internal and external contacts to complete assignments.

Behavioral Skills

Consistently demonstrate behaviors associated with Brookline Bancorp’s Core Four values: adaptability, accountability, leadership, and teamwork.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. This job description is subject to change at any time.

External Company Name: Brookline Bancorp, Inc.

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Street: 131 Clarendon Street