Regional Director, Talent Acquisition

Allianz Partners

Travel is back, and we’re hiring! Allianz Partners is a global industry leader with opportunities in the US and Canada. If you’re passionate about talent acquisition and management, want to play a leadership role in shaping first-class teams, and are a strategic, influential relationship builder, this role’s for you. ~crlf~~crlf~As Regional Head of Talent for North America, you will develop and implement a regional talent strategy that enhances our processes, leveraging global and regional systems. You will lead a regional talent expert team and will serve as the lead regional advisor on talent strategies and issues, as well as succession planning. In addition, here’s what you can expect:

A DAY IN THE LIFE ~crlf~~crlf~Talent Attraction~crlf~## Forecast and plan hiring activities and execute on the regional recruitment plan. ~crlf~## Bundle resources/ activities across the region to ensure timely delivery, standardized processes and a similar candidate experience across our global organization. ~crlf~## Streamline hiring practices and to increase talent sourcing by improving direct hiring in your region. Support automation to reduce time to fill, while increasing quality of service and efficiencies. ~crlf~## Lead a regional recruiting team and steer the implementation of our hiring practices at all levels. ~crlf~## Continuously review the processes, external vendor performance and candidate experience as well as contribute to our career website, social media channels, recruiting campaigns, and other EVP/experience initiatives.~crlf~## Perform recruitment activities for executive and niche roles.~crlf~## Partner with other HR and business leaders on talent, engagement, and retention initiatives that support our strategy with by understanding and mapping the talent landscape and supporting internal calibration and referrals, and matching those data points with the external talent supply.~crlf~~crlf~Talent Management~crlf~## Ensure regional implementation of globally defined talent management and development activities and programs, aligned with our talent strategy. ~crlf~## Facilitate talent discussions with senior leaders, monitor regional talent management KPIs, provide succession planning and development guidance.~crlf~## As the talent architect and guardian, nurture the talent pool and support development, and career growth. Foster a dynamic talent marketplace within and across regions. ~crlf~## Establish and constantly calibrate pipelines with potential internal and external candidates for executive positions and critical roles. Internally, discuss career-pathing options with your talents and leaders to ensure a comprehensive view on aspirations and development requirements to accurately match talent to roles. ~crlf~## Meet regularly with leaders to gather business intelligence and map their networks.~crlf~## Co-lead the design of global talent products using a variety of methods to engage, develop and retain a globally diverse employee population.~crlf~## Deliver frequent reports and analysis to enable data-driven talent management and recruitment decisions.~crlf~~crlf~You will also perform other duties as assigned and have regular, predictable, reliable attendance.~crlf~~crlf~

WHAT YOU’LL NEED ~crlf~~crlf~## Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, business, management, or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.~crlf~## Five (5) to seven (7) years' experience in Talent Acquisition processes and familiarity with market practices.~crlf~## Three (3) to five (5) years' management experience preferred.~crlf~## Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to liaise and collaborate with senior business leaders~crlf~## Strategic and business knowledge and customer-focus~crlf~## Proven experience in insurance and financial services industry preferred~crlf~## Experience in leadership search, candidate development and assessment skills and experience and proven experience identifying, engaging and closing senior-level passive candidates~crlf~## Experience negotiating, advising and influencing executive leaders. ~crlf~## Proven Leadership skills and excellent program management~crlf~## Experience using talent market insights and data to influence decisions within the leadership groups and cross-functional teams and evidence of building successful partnerships across functions in order to create candidate experiences aligned with company values and mission~crlf~## Ability to make both strategic and tactical decisions~crlf~## Tech savvy and an interest in finding innovative efficiency solutions and a strong understanding of global talent management programs (e.g., SuccessFactors), policies, processes and operations ~crlf~## Excellent facilitation skills ~crlf~## Internationally minded; experience working in global, remote teams~crlf~

## Position is located in Richmond, VA or Toronto, Canada

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.~crlf~~crlf~We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or what you believe in.

Allianz Partners is a world leader in B2B2C insurance and assistance,specializing in the areas of international health & life, automotive, assistance and travel insurance.  Operating in over 76 countries, Allianz Partners offers global solutions that are redefining help, going beyond traditional insurance to help and protect customers wherever they are and whenever they need it.  Our innovative experts deliver future-ready, high-tech, high-touch products and services through four commercial brands: Allianz Assistance, Allianz Care, Allianz Automotive and Allianz Travel. We have over 19,000 employees who handle more than 54 million cases each year, motivated to go the extra mile to help customers and employees around the world. If this sounds like you, come and join us!

Allianz Partners is a fast changing company with strong growth ambitions. We care for our customers, and our caring nature extends to our employees. We don't just hire people, we nourish them and invest in their careers because we recognize that your development and our growth and our development go hand in hand. So if you would like to be part of a global company that offers international career opportunities, kick-start your career and dare to join us! As an equal opportunity employer, Allianz Partners recognises that our strength lies in our people. We are committed to diversity and inclusivity and everyone is welcome to apply. More information regarding the Allianz Partners lines of business can be found at:

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