Sep 29, 2004

Are you a technical recruiter? Microsoft is looking for people like you



Hi folks picked this up from Zoe & Gretchen's (who are technical recruiters at Microsoft) Blog

Here is the detailed job description:

Central Sourcing Consultant - Technical

Are you passionate about identifying and recruiting the world’s top technical talent? Microsoft’s Technical Central Sourcing Team is looking for an exceptional recruiter to join our innovative team as we explore new methods to source, evaluate, and pipeline technical candidates for the company’s business groups. We live by big, bold goals!

This Central Sourcing Consultant will be responsible for developing and executing upon a strategy to ensure a constant flow of high quality leads into
assigned pipelines. To fill these pipelines, this recruiter will utilize direct sourcing techniques and the mining of the internal data warehouse while also managing other sourcing resources, such as events, research, agencies, and vendors. This recruiter may also assist other team members or pipelines as necessary to ensure the overall success of the Technical Central Sourcing Team.

The ideal candidate will exhibit a strong passion for the external candidate experience and engagement and will provide proven ability in self-sufficiently managing projects and agency/vendor relationships. The ideal candidate must also be detail oriented, deal well with ambiguity, demonstrate strong strategic thinking and creativity skills, and be an effective communicator with both internal and external partners/customers.

Requirements include 6-9 years of internet and direct sourcing experience (cold calling, networking, and headhunting) and demonstrated success in filling technical jobs with complex search criteria. A proven track record of follow up and follow through with candidates and managers in a fast-paced environment is a must. Familiarity with project, event, and vendor management and experience with a central sourcing/high volume recruiting team is highly desired. A BS degree in a related technical area is preferred.

The position is located in Redmond, WA. We have a great compensation, relocation and benefits plan. Not to mention all the fun you're gonna have working with us :-)

You can contact them for more queries or apply online. Best of luck !