The Global Business Services (GBS) University Recruiting Program Manager (URPM) is responsible for delivering University Recruiting success throughout the organization. The URPM plays a critical role in ensuring IBM is hiring the best possible talent for our entry level positions/programs while guiding GBS executives, business leaders, hiring managers, and candidates through the selection process. The URPM is expected to understand management consulting capabilities and be able to recognize them in students at the entry level , be proficient in negotiation methods and IBM's corporate policies while maintaining personal organization, accountability, and professionalism. This individual will facilitate GBS University Recruiting activities on and off campus acting as the focal point and liaison between GBS executives, hiring managers, candidates, and the IBM HR organization.
Review resumes and credentials for appropriateness of skills, experience and knowledge in relation to position requirements.
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with GBS business leaders, executives, Hiring Managers, Internal HR departments, Campus/University personnel, and other team members.
Provide complete, accurate, and inspiring information to candidates about the company and position.
Manage and coordinate all recruitment process communications with candidates.
Manage the scheduling and logistics of all interviews between candidates and hiring managers on and off campus.
Prepare candidates for interviewing with IBM and specific hiring managers by providing detailed information on the company, our business strategy/entry level programs, job descriptions, and expectation-setting.
Organize, lead and document post-interview debrief/feedback and communicate with interview teams and candidates.
Plan/execute/attend University special events/conferences/information sessions/career fairs and interview days as required
Extend offers of employment to selected candidates in accordance with the business leaders, hiring managers within the guidelines of IBM HR and our compensation policies.
Manage the presentation (articulate the GBS total compensation package to candidates), selection, offer, negotiation, closing, and administrative components involved in extending offers of employment.
Maintain accurate and well-ordered documentation on all candidates, hiring managers interactions, and other recruiting activities via the Candidate Management Database (CMdb) and Global Opportunity Marketplace (GOM), in accordance with usability standards set by the Recruiting Team management.
Collaborate with Recruiting Leaders to report to Senior Leadership on the status and progress of the recruiting plan for each candidate and position via weekly conference call.
Develop and maintain a candidate pipeline of top talent potentially available for immediate hire as business needs dictate.
Work with and/or direct the efforts of Recruiting Coordinators (RCs).
Work with and/or guide efforts of the University Relations team (URR) as it relates to specific campus/university events
Facilitate face-to-face office interviews to meet the hiring needs, travel as required.
Participate in special University recruiting projects/teams/committees as required
Develop a strong understanding of GBS's competencies in order to effectively qualify candidates.
Demonstrate and adhere to IBM’s commitment to the recruitment of a diverse workforce.
Ability to manage competing demands, accept criticism and constructive feedback, while being extremely adaptable and flexible.
Knowledge and extensive past use of an applicant tracking system, preferably NetMedia.
Excellent project management, writing, and oral communication skills are required.
IBM - 11 months ago
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