Manager Talent Acquisition Strategic Projects

Evoqua Water Technologies - Pittsburgh, PA (30+ days ago)3.2

Evoqua has the strength of a major global business while embracing the entrepreneurial spirit of a startup. Our innovative products have been solving the world’s water problems for more than 100 years. Today, we are building on that strong history of success – transforming water for our customers enriching the lives of consumers.

Evoqua’s unparalleled portfolio of proven brands, advanced technologies, mobile and emergency water supply solutions and services helps cities across the world provide and discharge clean water, and equips the leisure and commercial industries to maximize productivity and profitability. Every day, millions of people and thousands of companies rely on Evoqua Water Technologies to help meet their needs for clean water.

What does it mean to work here. . .

Our Mindset: We put customers first. We know we succeed only when our customers succeed. To that end, we make decisions at lowest possible levels, at fastest possible speeds – freeing employees to respond to customers quickly and effectively without sacrificing safety or quality.

Our organization: We work as “One Evoqua”. We collaborate across our global enterprise. In an increasingly competitive marketplace, no single product, group or unit succeeds on their own, no matter how remarkable they are. We are one team.

Our People: We hire for brains and heart. We are industry experts who foster great relationships with colleagues and customers. We value technical knowledge and experience, alongside business insight and people smarts. We nurture both the hard and soft skills of our talent.

Our Leadership: We lead from where we are. We take ownership. We lead from all levels. We value the opportunity to grow, as a business and as people. We hold each other accountable to make the right things happen for maximum performance.

Our promise: Grow with the Best. We grow with the best. We are on the move. As the world’s first choice for water solutions, our workplace will continue to evolve and expand, and so will the opportunities. This is a workplace that nourishes talented people. Immerse yourself . . . in Evoqua.

Apply today to join our 4000 professionals around the world as we pursue our purpose: Transforming Water. Enriching Life.


The Talent Acquisition Manager is responsible to contribute to the Evoqua’s global Talent Acquisition strategy and direct the execution of all related strategic initiatives and activities. Through these efforts, the Talent Acquisition Manager will attract top talent, continue to elevate Evoqua’s position as a recognized ‘top employer’, improve the candidate experience, cultivate key talent pipelines, and hire team members who excel & thrive in their roles.


Establish Talent Acquisition Strategy

Work with all key stakeholder groups to craft, and continuously improve, Evoqua’s Global Talent Acquisition strategy

Cultivate Talent Pipelines for Key Roles

Identify and map future talent needs and proactively builds a pipeline of exceptional talent: includes identifying, meeting with, and cultivating top talent for future roles
Designs, delivers and ownership of a rotational program and university hires, including identification and management of university recruitment process (includes internship, coops, etc.), program management and support (employees and managers), branding on campus and owning employee until placement in regular role

Lead & Direct Recruitment Activities

Manage an efficient hiring process, ensuring that hiring managers are kept up to date on the status of candidates and that candidates receive frequent communication throughout the hiring process. Develop hiring manager’s abilities to utilize engaging recruitment strategies to increase their proficiency and engagement to source and attract top talent. Coach hiring managers on effective interview techniques, modeling effective interviewing, and guiding them through evidence-based decision-making
Identifies new opportunities to partner with stakeholders and vendors to increase effectiveness of talent acquisition activities (i.e.: job posting optimization, recruiting marketing channel development, job board procurement, digital and non-digital employment marketing, comprehensive recruitment campaign planning, talent planning, employee value proposition, etc.)
Manages all third party recruitment agencies and staffing firms associated with Talent Acquisition; manages the procurement and measurement process ensuring performance aligns to service level agreements (i.e.: contingent worker / temporary employee vendor, RPO, search firms, training, sourcing mechanisms / vendors, technologies and licenses, sources, websites, branding, employee value proposition, etc.)
Champion consistency and standards in recruitment policies and practices while overseeing all aspects of the talent acquisition process (including but not limited to process, materials, sourcing, attracting, recruiting, interviewing, life-cycle, systems, policies, recruiting software, social strategy and assessments) related to all aspects of candidate experience, including screening, interviews, travel, background checks, offers, and onboarding
Ensure external recruitment partners understand our business, brand, goals and deliver expected candidate experience that deliver expected candidate experience.
Participates and sets up employee events, such as career fairs

Continuous Improvement

Establish an evidence-based approach to analyzing activity and trends through appropriate data collection and metrics along with anecdotal summaries of sourcing and hiring trends
Liaise with multiple internal stakeholders (managers, leaders, HR business partners / generalists, shared services, legal, etc.) to improve processes and ensure needs are met and managed appropriately
Establishes workforce planning materials and approach


Bachelors Degree

Experience engaging business leaders to develop a strategy
Experience running talent acquisition
Experience working with universities and implementing rotational programs
Ability to work with and manage vendor relationships
Analytical and drives proactive solutions
Experience managing multiple projects and programs
Applicant Tracking System (ATS) Experience a Plus


Communication – Ability to communicate with internal and external stakeholders, in a timely fashion. Able to convey brand image and benefits of working at Evoqua
Creativity/Innovation – Understand hiring trends, job sources, and recruiting processes
Customer Focus - Manage superior candidate experience
Decision-making/Judgement – Able to make decisions about candidate fit
Leadership – Able to build consensus for candidates and drive leaders to make decisions
People Development – supports effective onboarding to allow effectiveness of new hires

Evoqua Water Technologies prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Evoqua Water Technologies takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

EEO is The Law

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Evoqua does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidates from search firms.