CTG Talent Acquisition Associate in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Title: Talent Acquisition Associate

Location: US-PA-Pittsburgh

Job Number: 18213148

Talent Acquisition Specialist

CTG's premier global pharmaceutical and biotechnology client located in Robinson (15205) has an immediate need for an experienced Talent Acquisition Associate to join their Talent Acquisition Operations Team.

Position Overview:

The TA Associate role is a background / back office role charged with providing flawless support to the Recruiters who are performing the client-facing part of the overall TA process. Successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring their actions are delivering a positive and consistent candidate experience throughout all of the Talent Acquisition touch points by implementing our client’s Talent Acquisition Strategy and enhancing their Employer Brand

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review, manage and complete tickets assigned to the team related to the TA process or system from jobseekers, hiring managers, and recruiters through the client’s ticket system or direct calls from hiring managers, job seekers, HRBPs or recruiters

  • Execute the sourcing activities for Sourcing & Recruiting Standard "Tier 3"

  • Manage the internal sourcing channels and ensure that the client’s internal sources of candidates are considered for positions which they meet the qualifications

  • Support the Recruiter in writing and publishing compelling internal and external job postings as well as managing the cost from these sourcing activities, checking local requirements for open requisitions and ensuring the recruitment process runs consistent with local statutory requirements and leveraging the client’s internal sources for internal and external candidates

  • Support the Recruiter by executing pre-selection activities (e.g. resume screening, establishing of longlist), organize the screening process and implement the offer process

  • Schedule interviews, communicate interview details via the Success Factors system and ensure interviews are executed and documented in the system in line with the client’s competency-based interviewing ("CBI") approach

  • Communicate interview details to candidates, making certain they have all of the information necessary (via system correspondence, e.g. for detailed directions, interview logistics, etc.)

  • Execute the rejection handling process

  • Screen and route resumes that come in from outside of the ATS (e-mail, post) and enter the applications and upload resumes to the recruitment system

  • Contribute to the offer management process

  • Manage pre-employment process by running background checks, monitoring drug screens and acting as liaison between candidates and recruiters

  • Enter new hire data in the client’s global HR system to ensure master data quality for HR and non-HR processes in accordance with the defined process standards and established KPIs

  • Coordinate, execute and track onboarding process related activities and ensure a smooth transition of the new hire from TA to business, ensuring responsibility and accountability of the hiring manager

  • Maintain data in the recruiting system and produce ad hoc recruiting reports as necessary and by ensuring data quality

  • Record and handle invoices and candidate expense reports and any other financial information

  • Possibly lead small projects or work as a member of a team who operates as a liaison internally

  • Mentor and train new and existing members of the TAA team

  • Address challenges that involve straight forward solutions or escalate issues that are more complex in nature

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • B.S./B.A. required with two (2) plus years of recruiting experience; or High school diploma/GED with seven (7) plus years of applicable experience

Skill & Competency Requirements:

  • Relevant working experience in common HR, Staffing, and Recruitment Processes

  • Previous experience sourcing and screening resumes

  • Knowledge of local requirements for creating job postings

  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills and team orientation

  • Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal

  • Proven ability to coordinate and prioritize workload of multiple activities while maintaining a high level of customer service in a complex and fast paced environment

  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and drive assignments to their completion

  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and resolve conflicts

  • Strong MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe and Outlook skills

  • Knowledge in Success Factors


Compensation Target: $20.00 per hour W-2 only, sorry no Corp to Corp

Shift Start: 8:30 am

APPLY NOW for resume review by Mary Jane “MJ” Slaughter at mjslaughter@ctg.com. Please reference CTG Job #18213148. Referrals are greatly appreciated!!

CTG’s Benefits Plan allows you to select insurance coverage that best suits your lifestyle, and take part in our savings programs and educational plans. We offer Flexible Spending Accounts, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase plan. Our educational plan comprises access to more than 2,000 web-based technical, professional and business development courses.


CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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