Talent Acquisition Manager

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Ready to thrive in the next step on your career journey?

West Monroe is hiring a Recruiting Manager to join our Talent Acquisition team.  If you are a high performing, fast paced, recruiting leader who is excited about the prospect of hiring the best and brightest into a fast growth, entrepreneurial consulting organization, you will thrive in our environment. At West Monroe we pursue world class business consultants and technical talent. The business consulting and technical talent we recruit is often passive, engaged in their work, and a top performer within their current organization. It’s your job to skillfully hunt, engage and sell these passive candidates on the opportunities within West Monroe. To be successful in this role you must be adept at identifying key sources, mapping and profiling competitive talent, and building a healthy pipeline of talent for your key client stakeholders. You must be strategic and partner with your executive stakeholders brainstorming, experimenting, collaborating and iterating quickly to identify and implement the right approaches to getting world class business and technical talent in the door.

As a Manager with West Monroe, you will partner with a national team of recruiters and work directly with firm-wide leadership creating go-to-market recruitment strategies for attracting and retaining specialized talent across our  Shared Services teams with a focus on roles within Marketing, Tech, HR, and Operations. You will execute these strategies by performing full-life cycle recruitment for hiring needs across several business and technology roles locally and nationally. 

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Be accountable for enhancing the recruitment team’s ability to rapidly target, identify, source, and present top talent for current and future searches
  • Partner with key stakeholders to develop search strategies, create position profiles, and build target lists
  • Develop passive candidates through name generation, networking, cold calling, complex internet searches and research
  • Source active candidates from online databases, contact lists, internal databases, and employee referrals
  • Source directly into target list companies and industries to identify, qualify and develop candidates
  • Maintain reporting of metrics and data generation for all sourcing and recruitment activity
  • Screen candidates and resumes / applications for skills, availability, interest level, and salary range
  • Proactively develop, grow and maintain a network of external prospects that may become, or may lead to, potential candidates for future searches
  • Effectively manage the full life cycle recruitment process including assessments, interview coordination, and offer negotiation
  • Interact with and build successful partnerships with hiring managers
  • Represent WMP in the local market to increase brand awareness in key talent pools

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 10 + years of corporate and/or agency recruiting experience; a minimum of 3+ years of experience leading people 
  • Expertise hiring a wide variety of corporate roles and varying levels of expertise
  • Significant full-cycle recruitment experience/responsibility for professional level hiring needs
  • Extensive sourcing experience with Boolean techniques and tools including LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Proven ability to develop value-add partnerships with executive and senior level management
  • Knowledge of enterprise wide HRIS and Applicant Tracking systems 
  • Proven experience working in a results and metrics driven environment
  • Well established recruitment network 
  • Self-starter with strong organization and follow-up skills, demonstrated attention to detail and proven ability to work with a sense of urgency 
  • Commitment to inclusion and diversity, openness to new ideas and perspectives, and collaborative mindset
  • Ability to work with a high degree of flexibility
  • Excellent communication skills and proven client service management skills
  • Experience working in a professional services environment is preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, or equivalent experience required
  • A commitment to inclusion and diversity, and openness to new ideas and perspectives

Ready to get started? Join our team and make an impact.

At West Monroe, our people are our business.

We pride ourselves on bringing a different mindset to consulting—and that takes a different approach: highly collaborative, flexible, and tenacious.

Our people-first culture is core to our identity. It’s something we care about, and something we strive to enrich and preserve. No hierarchies. No siloes. No egos. Just smart ideas, unique perspectives, and the drive to make an impact for our clients.

We also know that the best outcomes for both our people and our clients result from including diverse perspectives at the table. That’s why inclusion & diversity is one of our core values.

Every day our clients rely on us to help them tackle their greatest challenges, by strategically deploying technology through a business-focused and industry-specific lens. We bring together both the right knowledge and the right approach, so that they can capitalize on opportunities and deliver real results. That takes the right team. And that’s where you come in.

West Monroe Partners is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 
We believe in treating each employee and applicant for employment fairly and with dignity. We base our employment decisions on merit, experience, and potential, without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, religion, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. To learn more about inclusion and diversity at West Monroe, visit www.westmonroe.com/inclusion.

If you are based in California, we encourage you to read West Monroe’s Notice at Collection for California residents, provided pursuant to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and linked here. 

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Location

Chicago is our headquarters, our largest office, and where it all started. Located in the Loop, you’ll find representation across all practices and industries. As our first office, Chicago remains one of the firm’s main hubs for technology and innovation, relying on top talent from the area.

An Insider's view of West Monroe

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

West Monroe's collaborative culture allows you to grow professionally by working across practices, industries and offices - all while creating value for the client.

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What makes someone successful on your team?

If you refuse to shy away from a challenge and enjoy working with an intelligent group of people that genuinely care about those around them, your success will be imminent at West Monroe.

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Senior Manager, Technology

What are West Monroe Perks + Benefits

West Monroe Benefits Overview

Choosing where to build your career is an important decision. Should you choose to build it with West Monroe, we take that commitment seriously.

We believe that when people get the support they need to thrive, they care more, do more, and achieve more. In fact, that’s our whole business strategy. So we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow, and well into the future. We invest in you through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Chiefs Program allows any employee to create a CXO (Chief “Something” Officer) role that is outside of their daily client service role such as Chief Outdoor Officer or Chief Snack Officer.
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
West Monroe has six ERGs: Black Employee Network, Interfaith, Pan-Asian Network, SOMOS, WMPride, and Women's Leadership Network.
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications

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