Talent Acquisition Lead, HR Business Partner

Talent Acquisition Lead, HR Business Partner

Career Area: Business Services

What We're Looking For:
Barge Design Solutions, Inc. is currently looking for a Talent Acquisition Lead within the HR team located in Atlanta, GA, Huntsville, AL, Knoxville, TN or Nashville, TN. This position is a strategic partner who leads the design and implementation of talent acquisition processes and manages recruiting partnerships.

  • Collaborates with stakeholders to implement and continuously improve talent acquisition processes and candidate experience
  • Creates and implements job distribution and marketing strategy to optimize applicant flow
  • Utilizes analytics to evaluate and adjust strategy and tactics, including programmatic advertising, search engine optimization, advertising campaigns, and other innovative job distribution tools
  • Leads and manages the optimization of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and Candidate Relationship Management (CRM), to ensure engagement of active and passive candidates
  • Clearly communicates our Employee Value Proposition and Employer Brand messages and partners with Marketing & Communications and appropriate vendors to maintain marketing collateral and careers website
  • Develops a company-wide talent pipeline and strategic approach to attract candidates for all positions
  • Collaborates with HR Business Partners and hiring managers to understand hiring needs
  • Organizes university relations program including career fairs and special student events
  • Partners with Diversity and Inclusion Council to develop and implement diversity recruiting strategies to build a diverse, high potential pipeline for leadership positions
  • Researches and builds relationships with key organizations such as universities and professional organizations
  • Establishes processes and trains staff on best practices in selection
  • Establishes and implements processes for maintaining records on recruiting activities as required

The HRBP will partner with business leaders to support and drive a positive employee experience in assigned business units or functions. HR Business Partner responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Partners with assigned business units to align HR process and employee experience strategy for business unit approach and success
  • Provides coaching to leadership on a variety of actions to include employee relations issues, policy interpretations and application; talent management and development; culture initiatives, and organizational design consultation
  • Supports hiring managers on talent acquisition needs

Education & Experience Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Five years of experience in Human Resources required, Sr. Recruiting or Talent Acquisition Leadership experience, preferred
  • Engineering/Architecture Consulting Industry, a plus
  • Experience using an applicant tracking system, Cornerstone OnDemand, a plus
  • Must have excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and initiatives at one time
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, OneDrive
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms such as LinkedIn Recruiter and other recruiting platforms

Why join us?

Barge Design Solutions, Inc., is an engineering and architecture firm with diverse in-house multidisciplinary practice areas. The employee-owned company is more than 400-people strong and serves clients nationwide from multiple U.S. locations. Barge is ranked No. 171 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)'s 2021 Top 500 Design Firms list, is No. 177 on Architectural Record's Top 300 Architecture Firms and is a certified Great Place To Work®.

Our primary purpose for being in business is ultimately to create a better life by unleashing the potential of our people, clients and communities. This purpose is supported by our company's core values because at the end of the day, Barge CARES:

  • Collaborate - Help and expect help. Teamwork is essential in what we do.
  • Authentic - Honesty, integrity and trust are at the heart of everything we do. We are who we say we are.
  • Responsible - We are accountable for our work, our attitude, and our actions. We make Barge better.
  • Excellence - We go all in and expect more of ourselves than others expect of us.
  • Service - We are humble. We use our gifts in service of others.

We believe that if we are living out our purpose for being in business and integrating our values into everything we do, we will ultimately achieve our vision to be the firm best known for being selected when it matters most.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled