Senior Recruiter / Recruitment Lead
BA / BS degree in business, communications, human resources or related discipline and / or equivalent work
Business Partnering :
Under guidance of Sr Recruiter / Lead, regularly communicates with Hiring Managers on status updates, challenges & market trends
Serves the current open requirements and provides regular updates to the BU on the progress.
Manages difficult situations with Hiring Managers with assistance from Sr Recruiters / Leads.
Provide support, as appropriate, related to recruiting content for RFPs.
Partner with Sourcing Team :
Work closely with Sourcing Partner to ensure he / she understands the role, has a proper reach out strategy for candidates, and knows how to manage candidates effectively throughout process
Continuously develop and maintain a fit for purpose talent pool.
Develop a network through industry contacts, association memberships, trade groups, and hiring team to help identify and source qualified candidates.
Leverage the internet, including social and professional networking sites, to identify and source candidates.
Candidate Experience :
Understands candidate drivers & respond / resolve queries through the entire recruiting cycle
Keeps the candidate engaged through constant communication.
Works with other internal stakeholders (sourcing, onboarding, BU teams) to improve candidate experience.
Brings in innovative approaches to enhance candidate experience.
Employer Branding : Provides a positive candidate experience.
effectively represents and markets the Cognizant employment brand, the organization's business objectives and career options to potential candidates.
Planning / Organizing :
Breaks hiring plan to milestones / events to achieve the targets
Plans weekend events effectively & ensures success around candidate & panel participation.
Judiciously uses channels / techniques to optimize cost.
Escalates issues timely.
Quality of Hiring :
Follows a consistent process and best practices for selecting highest quality candidates
Administering appropriate company assessments.
Following up on the interview process status.
Effectively represents and markets the Cognizant employment brand, the organization's business objectives and career options to potential candidates.
Constantly ensuring the very best candidate experience.
Offer & Onboard :
Provides appropriate support, sets right expectations with the candidate (like total rewards, internal growth, development, salary reviews, travel etc) & is professional throughout the offer process
Demonstrates indepth knowledge of employment regulations and articulates / extends offers accordingly.
Articulates offers to selected candidates under the guidance of Leads and within the Cognizant Offer guidelines and appropriate approvals.
Addresses candidates queries and concerns related to the offer.
Candidate followup for the onboarding process & interact with POFU team.
Generate and Maintain reports on No of Offers & Prospective Joiners Month on Month.
Works closely with the Onboarding Team to ensure smooth onboarding experience.
Compliance & Process Adherence :
Adhere to organization & recruiting policies & processes
Cost per Hire Ratio :
Adherence to hiring policies & the reflection of the same in candidate, stakeholder conversations
Negotiates in difficult situations & seek guidance as the need be.
Is aware about the different networking channels
Seeks out for expertise of others and develops links with experts and information sources.
Leverages various opportunities to build the Cognizant Brand (eg :
Hiring Tools / techniques :
Good understanding of CHire or any other Applicant Tracking Systems as part of the hiring process
Ability to use the tool effectively identify RRs, generate reports, source based requirements.
Market Intelligence :
Possesses / develops basic understanding of market trends and competitors
Applies Market Intelligence to achieve desired results.
Employee Status : Full Time Employee
Travel : No
Job Posting : Jul 15 2021