Executive Recruiter
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Posted 9 days ago
Job Description
People & HR Executive Recruiter

You will work with leadership and initiative teams to understand experienced professional talent needs, determine hiring targets, and develop profiles and specifications.

Who You'll Work With
You will be based in one of our North America office as part of our recruiting team. You will partner with McKinsey leadership across North America to scope out requirements, interact with senior candidates, consult with them on potential career moves and leverage the expertise and support of an established team dedicated to providing the highest level of client and candidate service.
What You'll Do
You will develop talent management strategies to understand talent needs and work with leadership to determine hiring targets, develop profiles and specifications and identify and recommend improvement opportunities that ensure recruiting remains a leadership agenda item.
You will plan, coordinate and drive hiring activities. You'll be responsible for the full life cycle. You will turn profile requirements into effective sourcing strategies using an appropriate combination of direct sourcing and referrals to approach, attract and develop candidate interest. You'll then work hand in hand with candidates and internal clients guiding them and providing consistent reporting to leadership on candidate pipelines and progress against your recruiting goals.
As a subject matter expert, you will develop and share best practices that will help develop the skills and capabilities of the wider recruiting community on a number of dimensions such as direct elect hiring, performance metrics and process improvements.
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 7+ years of recruiting experience in an executive search firm or corporate recruiting function focused on identifying, attracting and hiring highly talented individuals who are in great demand into senior roles
  • Deep knowledge of recruiting strategies, processes and marketplace trends
  • Highly developed executive search skills
  • Comfort in managing the full life cycle recruiting; ability to play an active role in all aspects of candidate management process, even on the smallest of details when needed
  • Strong discernment skills; ability to evaluate candidates' intellectual depth and problem-solving ability
  • Strong ability to synthesize findings and drive to a decision
  • Strong client services orientation
  • Proactively takes initiative; comfortable working with minimal direction
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Detail-oriented, organized and a willingness to "get hands dirty"
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; teamwork spirit and ability to build trust-based working relationships with candidates, consultants and recruiting colleagues
COVID-19 vaccination mandate:

Employment with McKinsey & Company, Inc. in the United States and Canada is conditioned on proof of full vaccination against the COVID-19 virus (with a WHO-approved or Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccine, as applicable) or approval of an exemption due to a qualifying medical condition or sincerely held religious belief prior to start date.

FOR U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

FOR NON-U.S. APPLICANTS: McKinsey & Company is an Equal Opportunity employer. For additional details regarding our global EEO policy and diversity initiatives, please visit our and sites.

Job Skill Group - CSSA
Job Skill Code - EXRC - Executive Recruiter
Function - Operations;Firm Administration
Industry -
Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Sat Mar 11 00:00:00 GMT 2023
LinkedIn Posting City - New York
LinkedIn Posting State/Province - New York
LinkedIn Posting Country - United States
LinkedIn Job Title - Executive Recruiter
LinkedIn Function - Human Resources
LinkedIn Industry - Management Consulting
LinkedIn Seniority Level - Mid-Senior level

Equal Opportunity Employment Disclaimer

McKinsey & Company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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