Executive - TAG
Cognizant
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
6d ago

Senior Recruiter / Recruitment Lead

Qualification :

BA / BS degree in business, communications, human resources or related discipline and / or equivalent work

Responsibility :

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.
  • Networking :

  • 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 :
  • Meta events)

    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 : Mar 27 2021

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