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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Description


Smith & Nephew is a diversified advanced medical technology business that supports healthcare professionals in more than 100 countries to improve the quality of life for their patients.

We have leadership positions in Orthopaedic Reconstruction, Advanced Wound Management, Sports Medicine and Trauma:

* Orthopedics Reconstruction - joint replacement systems for knees, hips and shoulders

* Advanced Wound Management - wound care treatment and prevention products used to treat hard-to-heal wounds

* Sports Medicine - minimally invasive surgery of the joint

* Trauma & Extremities - products that help repair broken bones

We have over 15,000 employees around the world.

Annual sales in 2016 were more than $4.6 billion.

We are a constituent of the UK's FTSE100.


The Talent Acquisition Specialist is responsible for consulting with HR colleagues and business leaders to understand workforce needs and develop talent acquisition strategies to source, attract, and hire best-in-class talent.

It is critical that the recruiter meet expected service levels and key performance metrics to drive superior customer service by filling open roles within expected timelines.



* Partner with HR colleagues and hiring managers to develop creative recruitment strategies for open positions and in anticipation of future workforce planning needs.

* Plan and execute successful recruitment events supporting targeted needs of the organization (career fairs, realistic job previews, etc.).

* Identify and utilize creative sourcing methods to drive candidate flow (social media, job boards, professional associations, networking, universities, etc.).

* Support the development of TA programs and identify recommendations to continuously improve the recruitment processes and tools to ensure optimal performance.


* Successfully manage sourcing of candidates and evaluation of candidate experience, skills, goals and competencies to determine best fit for role and organization.

* Support multi-site recruitment environment by working with hiring managers and candidates remotely (email, phone, Skype) as well as in-person.

* Must proactively and creatively source and recruit passive candidates to target strong industry talent.

* Must ensure recruitment process complies with Smith & Nephew policies and federal and state guidelines and proper documentation and record keeping is maintained.

Reporting & Communication:

* Provide clear and concise reporting to business leaders and HR colleagues for tracking progress in sourcing candidates for current as well as anticipated open roles.

* Identify action plans where progress in filling roles is lacking and ensure business leaders have clear understanding of mitigation plans.

* Foster and maintain strong internal relationships with HR colleagues and business leaders.



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