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KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate, University Talent Acquisition to join our University Talent Acquisition organization.
Develop, using independent judgment and discretion, a university recruiting strategy program for each school within the individual recruiter's university portfolio using a knowledge of industry, KPMG services cross-functionally and geographical competitive landscape in order to influence and shape future recruiting strategies; plan, execute and oversee campus activities and events both on campus or virtual that are inclusive of that strategy; this position has budgetary management responsibilities for their respective school(s)
Manage and develop school teams, educating them on our recruiting approach and methodology and providing guidance as needed to carry out the customized strategy of the school(s); act as the primary liaison to the college placement office and key faculty at target schools; develops and designed strategic presentations and liaises with the Talent Acquisition Solutions team to execute programs to promote the firm's opportunities; provides guidance to more junior team members, as needed
Establish relationships with partners and other key stakeholders to understand the needs of the different service lines and offices to deliver recruiting initiatives, programs and share / leverage best practices; build external partnerships with diversity, student & industry specific organizations as well as on campus contacts; develop and deploy the school's university recruiting strategy for all service lines and candidate profiles to support an open application process
Consult with local office / practice recruiting partners and liaisons, Recruiting Managers / Senior Associates, and other team members to help with recommended recruiting strategy; identify, develop & execute a diversity hiring plan for assigned schools and focus outreach on increasing hiring of underrepresented populations
Ensure that the hiring process complies with KPMG policies and procedures as well as employment laws and regulations; stays abreast of industry knowledge, campuses and best practices for recruiting; analyzes and summarizes to stakeholders all trends, competitive intelligence and key performance metrics to influence data driven decisions
Participates in various special projects for University Talent Acquisition Leadership
Minimum two years of recent recruiting, event planning or professional services experience; Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
Poise and maturity to be the KPMG representative on campus to students, faculty and school administration; strong communication and presentation skills and ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders; client service mindset
Excellent time management and organization skills; ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects; self-starter; resourcefulness; creative and innovative mindset
Microsoft Office skills, specifically in Excel (including creation and manipulation of pivot tables, development of charts and graphs) and PowerPoint (design, graphics, charts, and graphs); Ability to use data and analytics to report on results and influence decision making; experience with ATS and CRM platforms, preferably Avature, is preferred but not required
Ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment in customizing a strategy to meet a business need; thrives in a fast-paced, ambiguous environment and the ability to manage changing priorities while meeting deadlines
Ability to travel and work overtime, as needed;
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