Director Executive Recruiting and TA Operations

at Discover Bank in New Castle, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Discover. A brighter future.
With us, you'll do meaningful work from Day 1. Our collaborative culture is built on three core behaviors: We Play to Win, We Get Better Every Day & We Succeed Together. And we mean it - we want you to grow and make a difference at one of the world's leading digital banking and payments companies.We value what makes you unique so that you have an opportunity to shine.

Come build your future, while being the reason millions of people find a brighter financial future with Discover.

Job Description
Responsible for Discover's Executive Recruiting and Talent Acquisition Operations functions. As a member of the TA Leadership Team, reporting to the VP of Talent and HR Consulting, to serve as a strategic thought partner to the VP, Talent and HR, driving the TA Operations agenda to support delivery teams, while representing Executive Recruiting.

As the leader of Executive Recruiting, serve as a thought leader to senior leadership and corporate Officers for all matters related to Executive Recruitment including the execution of senior level searches and other talent projects. Lead the Executive Recruitment team strategy and execution including managing all SOPs, data management, reporting, continuous improvement, and DEI initiatives, among other responsibilities.

Leading Talent Acquisition (TA) operations includes driving the strategy and execution of the Operations team which is comprised of a delivery team (internal movement, scheduling coordination), analytics, and enablement. Through the Ops team, establish and deliver processes, programs, and technology that enable Discover to compete for the best talent. This individual will use their TA expertise, problem solving skills, and continuous improvement competencies to identify and solve opportunities for all of TA segments, while providing the appropriate amount of differentiation. This will include identifying efficiencies across multiple departments and functions, and negotiating consolidations, additions, or reductions of work or resources.Being a good partner is a critical competency required to influence and drive TA Ops agendas.


Manage Executive Recruiting strategy, execution, and prioritization

Establishes and maintains relationships with senior leadership, representing Executive Recruiting and TA Operations functions

Successfully networks and engages with senior internal and external talent

Effectively manages senior level opinions and direction changes, influencing talent decisions and strategies

Sells external candidates on Discover. Demonstrates ability to manage candidate objections and re-frame selling points. Builds alliance with candidates to understand external motivators

Analyzes market and internal compensation data to make offer recommendations. Leads negotiations strategy

Manages the executive candidate experience and candidate on-boarding process including complex relocation arrangements

Manages third party external search partners as required. Negotiates contracts and manages performance. Advises on internal or external search model for each search

Drives top performance from team members against goals and objectives

Develops a department that is flexible and can quickly respond to changing priorities

Builds the foundation for a data-driven TA organization by developing organizational KPIs, metrics, reporting and data analytics to track progress, drive decisions and determine success.

Champions HR-wide initiatives. Partners well with other HR Centers of Excellence, HR Consultants, Compensation, and HR Operations

Executes and maintains strong controls in close partnership with internal functions and in accordance with company policies and regulatory changes.

Establish and deliver TA Ops agenda in concert with TA leadership and Corporate objectives

Negotiate and prioritize TA Ops projects, programs and processes to improve TA efficiency

Manages the strategy and prioritization of large TA projects from original concept through final implementation helping to define the project scope and objectives, including change management to ensure initiatives are successful.

Communicate and disseminate departmental, process, or compliance changes as necessary and provide trainings to install any changes

Own TA reporting for all critical KPIs, delivering regular data and analysis to all key stakeholders

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The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants – with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity & inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover.

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Job Posting: 995939

Posted On: Jun 30, 2022

Updated On: Jul 30, 2022