Job Details

Specialist, Talent Scout and DEI+


Date Opened: 02/02/2023

Job Type:

Job Number: 230000C4

Job Description

What This Position is All About


The mandate for this position is to design research strategies for all positions, identify talent pools & screen candidates. In this role, you will work closely with Recruiters on an assignment basis. This role is essential to the team and applicants must be able to thrive in a high pressure, fast moving, and evolving environment. Shifts can vary based on organizational needs

Who You Are:
  • Build Morale and spirit of the team, Shares wins and success, Encourages or contributes to open dialogue, Empowers others to own their work  

  • The position is achievement oriented and requires resourcefulness to meet service delivery goals

  • Ability to communicate effectively, can be doth direct as well as diplomatic in approach and can gain trust quickly

  • Puts the needs of internal and external customers first and acts with customers in mind. Great networking and relationship management with a variety of internal customers as well as external customers

  • Generates a variety of approaches to problem solving including and new and novel ideas

You also have:
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of prior research/sourcing experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external
  • Candidates
  • Must be tech savvy; proficient in Word, Excel, Applicant Tracking Systems and CRM's with the ability to learn additional programs as needed
  • Bachelor's Degree in any stream is a must
  • Master's Degree is desirable

As the Specialist, Talent Acquisition, you will:

  • Supports team by locating candidate profiles for specified roles
  • Actively drives the research process by developing creative strategies using social media outlets and job search engines
  • Screens applicants based on the Job Description provided
  • Research/communicates to the team updates on relevant market industry news
  • Establishes working relationships with internal and external partners
  • Assists on special projects for increased census/business needs throughout the year
  • Develops case studies on difficult to fill positions and makes appropriate recommendations
  • Trains/mentors junior team members on sourcing strategies and research techniques
  • Proactively explore options for improvement and introduce new initiatives to identify and develop solutions
  • Responsible for compliance with respect to statutory laws and for all periodic audits (internal and external)

How Often You May Travel:

  • NA

Your Life and Career at HBC:

  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from IT to Human Resources, Merchandising to Finance.
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance

Job Qualifications

Thank you for your interest with Saks Fifth Avenue.

We look forward to reviewing your application. Saks Fifth Avenue provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Saks Fifth Avenue complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Saks Fifth Avenue welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.