Avanade Inc. Contract Technical Recruiters - All Major Markets in Dallas, Texas

About the role:


The Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources (HR) sources and recruits candidates to meet Avanade’s organizational talent demands, which change dynamically with shifting market and client needs.

As a Talent Acquisition Manager, you will be responsible for implementing global or regional recruiting programs. This will involve providing support to your local Talent Acquisition leadership, providing guidance, conducting research and analysis, handling special projects and more. The goal is to partner with the Talent Acquisition team, HR team and external groups to create efficient and effective recruiting processes at Avanade.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Partner with a hiring manager to define general candidate requirements (e.g. prior experience, needed skills, education, compensation ranges)

  • Become a trusted advisor to business partners by providing consultative information on market trends

  • Develop creative sourcing strategies and source qualified candidates using passive channels

  • Help ensure that recruiting process, interviews and documentation are in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity guidelines

  • Communicate with all stakeholders, candidates and applicants, team members and hiring managers

  • Monitor performance and status metrics; communicate status and roadblocks to recruiting leadership

  • Use internal recruiting system (Taleo) to track progress against plan and make adjustments

About you

You are great with people and technology—and know how to find people who are great with technology. You are insightful, persuasive and persistent. You are adept at listening to hiring managers, asking the right questions and coming up with hiring strategies to find the best people.

Your experience and skillset likely include:

  • Presentation, communication, active listening and story-telling abilities

  • Comfort with high tech and fast-paced culture

  • Boolean search strategies and ability to translate abstract desires into tangible search criteria

  • Microsoft technologies and solutions

  • Ability to build and manage relationships with colleagues and clients

  • Strong account management, negotiation and research skills

  • Deep knowledge of the variety of recruiting channels

  • Experience within a large consulting company

  • Microsoft platform recruiting experience a plus

You likely have at least five years of recruiting-related work experience. A Bachelor’s Degree in HR, business or psychology is ideal, though work experience can substitute.

About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals bring bold, fresh thinking combined with technology, business and industry expertise to help fuel transformation and growth for our clients and their customers. Avanade has 30,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com at http://www.avanade.com/ .


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Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.

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