Lead Recruiter -- Catastrophic Model Development

Risk Management Solutions - Newark, CA (30+ days ago)3.4

Talent Acquisition at RMS partners with teams across the global organization to drive an optimal candidate and employee experience in the way we attract, retain, and develop our employees worldwide. The Staff Scientific Recruiter will work closely and partner with senior management in our world-class Modeling Organization, recruitment colleagues and functional HR Business Partners to drive a world-class Talent Acquisition function with the overall goal to recruit and hire exceptional talent. With a strong perspective on the external talent landscape and deep insights into RMS’ business priorities, you will develop search strategies and lead engagements to position RMS for success today and well into the future. Most importantly, you will deliver an incredible client and candidate experience. This is a high volume, full lifecycle recruiting opportunity with a dynamic organization.

Who You Are:
You are a curious person by nature
You are data-driven to the extreme
You excel at outbound hunting and creating strategies to attract and close the very best technical talent
You 'geek out' on learning, especially highly scientific or technical material
You are creative and driven, with an interpersonal savvy that allows you to develop lasting relationships with both candidates and hiring managers
You are detail oriented and thorough and know how to drive process both upstream and downstream
You are a great teammate and figure out ways to help
You are a tenacious 'finisher' and hate loose ends
You are results oriented and possess a strong sense of urgency.
You have a strong “can do” attitude with genuine commitment to customer service

Key Accountabilities & Deliverables:
Contuinually raising the bar and upping the average on the team with every hire
Drive all recruitment for our Model Development Group globally up to and including senior management level roles
Responsible for providing the overall direction of the recruiting strategy for assigned clients as well as establishing guidelines and procedures concerning staffing best practices and process improvements that are in line with corporate goals and culture
Provide an efficient and high-touch experience for every candidate from application stage to offer, evaluating skill level, driving the interview process, and offer process, including reference checks, salary recommendations and closing of candidates
Develop and maintain strong partnerships with business leaders, HR Business Partners, Finance, and Compensation by delivering on commitments and demonstrating a high level of customer service on all hiring initiatives
Gain in-depth understanding of the business functions and provide proactive solutions to ensure staffing goals and deadlines are met
Source, pre-screen, and interview candidates
Develop and maintain networks both internally and externally in the organization to identify key talent and build ongoing pipelines
Be experienced in pro-active sourcing, including use of social networks and other alternative sourcing methodologies to ensure a robust pipeline of potential candidates
Determine appropriate recruiting sources for advertising and posting positions. Promote our employment brand to candidates and external service providers
Communicate effectively with the interview team to ensure preparedness during the interview process.
Manage the offer generation and approval process
Care deeply about data integrity
Participate in talent review and workforce planning discussions with HR Business Partners and senior leadership as appropriate
Communicate tactfully, professionally, diplomatically, and confidentially at all times, providing detailed updates regularly

10+ years of full cycle recruiting experience, preferably in scientific and/or technical recruiting.
Experienced in all aspects of corporate recruiting including, but not limited to: sourcing, networking, qualifying, screening, assessing, managing relationships with hiring teams and business partners, offer negotiation, awareness of relevant employment laws and employment market trends.
Demonstrated success with direct sourcing methodology and internet sourcing
Skilled in working with senior business leaders, supporting, and guiding them on hiring needs
A deep understanding of the core functions of scientific/technical teams coupled with an enthusiasm to learn and engage with new business groups. This experience should be gained from working either in or partnering with these functional areas
Ability to facilitate a robust candidate selection process and outstanding closing skills are required
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to develop relationships and communicate with all levels of internal and external stakeholders
A track record of personal accountability, strong work ethic, integrity, and proven organizational skills with attention to detail
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
Self-directed and able to work independently
Process orientated with efficiency focus

About RMS:
There’s a 5% chance that a hurricane will cause $60 billion of insured losses next year and a 1% chance an earthquake will cause $50 billion of insured loss in the next 12 months. At RMS, we build the simulation models that allow insurers and investors to understand portfolio risks due to catastrophes: natural catastrophes (hurricane, earthquake, flood), terrorism, pandemic, and changes in life expectancy.

We are one of the most exciting companies you’ve probably ‘never’ heard of, unless you’re one of our hundreds of clients in the (re)insurance, banking or hedge fund sector. We lead an industry we helped pioneer and ultimately our work makes a true impact on the world at large. How we understand and manage risk affects everybody and our passion is nothing less than creating a more resilient world through a better understanding of catastrophic events.

We are evolving our vision by delivering future solutions in the cloud, our cutting edge risk management platform ‘RMS(one)’ for the global risk market. RMS(one) will create a holistic and integrated view across the enterprise with one platform for all models, all points of view, and all data. All will be run as equal partners on RMS(one).

RMS has 1,100 employees in 11 countries, including offices in Newark (CA-USA), Noida (India), London (UK), Hoboken (NJ-USA), and Zurich (Switzerland).