Bank of the West Recruiter/Sr. Recruiter (Contractor) in Newport Beach, California

Recruiter/Sr. Recruiter (Contractor)


What sets Bank of the West apart from other banks is our team members–they embody the optimistic spirit of the West. There is a spirit here that drives us to do more. Our team of more than 10,000 employees is vital to the success of our Bank. They reflect our modern western values-straightforward, entrepreneurial and optimistic. We seek to create a corporate culture that fosters and rewards excellence, encourages creative thinking and respects diversity – an environment where team members are engaged, supportive of one another and enthusiastic about serving our customers. Bank of the West offers the stability of a company that has a 135 year history and is part of BNP Paribas, a European leader in global banking and financial services and one of the 6 strongest banks in the world. We offer opportunities across our diverse business lines – Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking, and Wealth Management .

Position Summary

We are looking for an energetic, creative Contract Recruiter/ Sr. Recruiter to proactively building a pipeline of top talent for our Sales Division.This role will proactively conduct research and investigate new ideas to create and implement innovative sourcing strategies to identify passive talent across different business lines in key geographies. This includes staying current with industry trends, developments and changes to maintain a competitive advantage with talent. Demonstrates strong core recruiting skills including ability to consult with managers and build rapport with candidates in order to successfully fill positions quickly while adhering to all Recruitment and Hiring Policies.

Position Responsibilities

  1. Collaborate with Hiring Managers to understand position requirements, and advise them on policies, processes, recruiting initiatives and compliance.

  2. Conduct intake session to set expectations, and maintain communications throughout the recruiting process.

  3. Network and build strong relationships with senior executives by providing strategic guidance and advice.

  4. Develop position profiles and postings that are attractive to potential candidates.

  5. Review internal and external candidate’s resumes and assess their fit.

  6. Conduct phone screens, provide candidate assessments, and recommend viable candidates to hiring manager for further consideration.

  7. Extend verbal offers, create offer letters and manage the pre-hire process.

  8. Demonstrated successful sourcing for mid to senior professional candidates through referrals, proactive tactics, warm leads, cold calls or research resources (databases, market data, research firms, and professional organizations). Must be able to design and execute a creative sourcing strategy to pipeline a diverse, high quality candidate pool.

  9. Lead candidate interview feedback session and provide follow up on interviews.

  10. Manage all candidate communications and information to ensure a positive candidate experience throughout the recruiting process.

  11. Achieve metrics and goals including quality of applicant pools, diversity, number of hires, and time-to-fill.

  12. Attend job fairs and other recruiting functions to support the market.

  13. Responsible for leading and inspiring other recruiters.

  14. Documented success with creating and executing diversity recruiting strategies to ensure diverse candidate pools for highly technical, specialized professional and/or senior management positions.

  15. Responsible for project participation and consulting on a broad scope of initiatives related to Human Resources. This may include and not limited to developing and implementing processes based on regulatory requirements; workforce planning and competitive intelligence within the marketplace.

  16. Evaluate Affirmative Action goals to ensure that EEO standards are met.

  17. Knowledge and understanding of HR policies, practices and procedures, including an understanding of legal and OFCCP recruiting requirements.

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  • 7 years of full-cycle recruiting orhuman resources consulting experienceor a combination of both

  • 7 years of direct, relevant and recent experience in recruiting and sourcing for Commercial Banking roles

  • Executive presence with the confidence and experience to work and partner with senior leaders

  • Experience within the financial services industry highly preferred

  • Must have a strong foundation and understanding of direct candidate sourcing, with proven ability to develop and implement effective sourcing strategiesto include name generation and cold calling

  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Strong organizational and prioritizing skills

  • Technology savvy, strong work ethic and sense of urgency

  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Educated in the areas of risk management and compliance skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Human Resources, or related field or equivalent experience

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.

Job: Human Resources

Location: United States-California-Newport Beach

Other Locations: United States-Arizona-Tempe, United States-California-City of Industry, United States-California-San Ramon

Requisition ID: 037594