SMBC Group

  • Contract Recruiter

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Posting Date 1 week ago(1/14/2019 9:46 AM)
    Career Category
    Human Resources
    Position ID
    Corporate Title
  • Overview

    SMBC is seeking a Contract Recruiter who will be responsible for the recruiting process that enables our stakeholders across the firm to hire the right talent for SMBC’s Americas Division. They partner with their internal clients to understand their needs as well as to consult and advise on a complete hiring strategy. The team oversees hiring for our Analyst and Intern programs, experienced hires and temporary employees. There is a strong focus on relationship management, both internally and externally, as the team engages with hiring managers, interviewers, employee referrals, candidates, various HR teams, external organizations, 3rd party vendors and academic institutions. The team strives to offer a quality hiring experience for all parties involved. In addition to the hiring efforts, they are ambassadors for the firm’s inclusion and diversity initiatives as well as SMBC’s brand in the market.


    While a contract role, the position will offer benefits with SMBC for the duration of the employment.   We anticipate this to be a six month contract, however, it could go longer term.   



    We are looking for an experienced Recruiter who will be responsible for all recruiting related activities from creating a sourcing strategy to identify a pipeline of candidates all the way through closing offers. The focus of this role will be to collaborate with key stakeholders to drive the full lifecycle recruiting process, improve both the client and candidate experience and drive key change programs.  


    Responsibilities include:

    • Establish relationships with senior business leaders and HR partners to deliver talent for current and future  head-count plans 
    • Build and manage relationships with candidates, prioritizing a positive candidate & hiring manager experience, while building candidate pipelines that support team hiring goals 
    • Consult with business to influence and drive all aspects of hiring strategy by using identified hiring criteria, market trend analysis, internal equity, and diversity needs, combined with a deep understanding of client's talent requirements
    • Collaborate with the Talent Acquisition team to develop long and short term, cost effective recruitment strategies including establishing new ways to drive the employee referral program and creative ways to source candidates
    • Manage a recruiting practice that drives candidate engagement through all stages of the recruiting process and delivers a high quality and consistent experience for hiring managers and candidates; proactively anticipate opportunities for process improvements
    • Guide offer negotiations, both internally and externally, to reach a mutually beneficial agreement between the candidate and the firm
    • Partner with internal marketing to help SMBC build our employer brand in the market
    • Track and analyze key performance metrics to influence data driven decisions and to share results/trends with stakeholders





    • Minimum of 5 years of overall experience in recruitment (prior recruiting agency experience welcome and preferred)
    • Ability to quickly learn new business areas and the types of profiles that we hire for
    • Experience using applicant tracking systems and ensuring all hiring activities are captured correctly (iCIMS preferred)
    • Experience negotiating complex offers
    • Experience using LinkedIn and other tools for proactively sourcing candidates
    • Consultative-based client service skills with the ability to deliver results and provide solutions
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strategic thinking and the ability to translate it into action
    • Desire to learn about SMBC’s businesses
    • Knowledge of labor and immigration law
    • Ability to work efficiently and meet tight deadlines with high volumes and shifting priorities in a fast paced environment; multi-taskin
    • Solid interpersonal and relationship building skills
    • Demonstrate the highest of standards of ethics, integrity, honesty, diversity and discretion
    • Presentation skills, for both internal and external audiences
    • Project Management and organizational skills with the ability to pay close attention to detail
    • Leadership capability
    • Analytical skills to identify issues and solutions
    • Emotional intelligence and the ability to adapt to different cultures
    • Microsoft office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint





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