Senior Talent Acquisition Partner - Software Development and IT

Date: Jun 6, 2022

Location: Downers Grove, US

Company: Dover Corporation

<span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at 

Position Summary 


This position will be a key team member of the Dover Talent Acquisition Center of Excellence (COE), an inclusive and talented team of recruiters supporting operating companies across the Dover portfolio within North America.  Although you may recruit for a variety of key professional organizational positions, this role will have a focus on Digital/IT and Software Development roles.


As a Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, you will: 


  • Serve as a subject matter expert in sourcing and talent attraction of technical/digital/IT  professionals across the US. 
  • Perform full life-cycle recruiting, which includes identifying, attracting and closing exceptional professional talent for a broad range of roles including but not limited to Software Engineers, Site Reliability Engineers, DevOps professionals, Product Managers, Data Scientists, and Product Designers.
  • Interact with various hiring managers, HR Business Partners, and business leaders up to and including senior level management and lead all activities related to the fulfillment of talent staffing needs for all of Dover’s operating companies across North America. 
  • Advise hiring teams on the most effective sourcing strategy that will support the identification of desired talent and communicate any key labor market trends that may impact search.
  • Demonstrate a deep knowledge of talent acquisition, including recruiting strategy development, candidate sourcing, candidate pipelining, stakeholder management, and assessment/selection.
  • This is a remote role and location is flexible within the US. Some domestic US travel may be required, 5-10%.


Key Responsibilities and Experience


  • Develop and maintain a broad understanding of the external market, and how it may influence Talent Acquisition strategies.  This will include the ability to navigate through analytic platforms (i.e. Gartner Talent Neuron ™, Talent Insights™), understand talent availability and market competition data, and the ability to integrate key insights into sourcing strategy.
  • Develop and execute sourcing and recruitment strategies to identify external talent.
  • Deliver screened and qualified candidates in a timely manner to hiring team.
  • Drive a positive candidate experience to ensure engagement throughout the recruitment process.
  • Own and drive an efficient hiring process and set expectations effectively with Hiring Managers.
  • Support COE metrics and SLA’s (Service level agreements) to ensure time to fill, candidate quality, candidate and hiring team experience, and cost effectiveness are within goals and drive towards continuous improvement. Report on metrics, status updates and provide weekly hiring manager updates.
  • Manage requisition and key staffing related processes in the ATS (i.e. SAP Success factors) and other recruitment platforms (i.e. LinkedIn Recruiter).
  • Consult with business leaders on talent related strategies and initiatives throughout the course of a search to influence decisions regarding recruitment strategy, profile development, assessment methods and final selection.
  • Provide a superior experience to all stakeholders throughout the recruiting and overall talent acquisition experience with COE.
  • Collaborate with COE Talent Acquisition team members for driving broad objectives and goals of the COE.
  • Assist with other projects to continuously advance the Talent Acquisition function.


Candidate Qualifications

  • Minimum 8+ years of Talent Acquisition experience with at least 3 years of talent sourcing and recruitment of IT/Digital professionals required.
  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent professional and education experience required.
  • Subject matter expertise in the areas of talent attraction, assessment and selection of professional talent required.
  • Strong written/ verbal communication skills essential; strong interpersonal skills and presentation abilities with the ability to effectively communicate with individuals both internal and external to the organization a must. Consultative and collaborative style essential, with the ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships across all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish credibility and lead by influencing, coupled with the ability to recognize and support the organization's priorities required; affects and shapes others' views or position on strategic approaches to sourcing and recruiting through communication of compelling and creative insights and ideas.
  • Must have the ability to manage multiple competing priorities under tight deadlines, while effectively engaging stakeholders.
  • Proven capability to handle volume of requisitions and strong ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities a must.
  • Sound skills with Microsoft Office products essential.  ATS experience (SAP Success factors OR similar ATS software) and LinkedIn Recruiter proficiency required.
  • Experience with market intel software such as Talent Neuron or LinkedIn insights a plus.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Illinois : Downers Grove || Americas : United States : Massachusetts : Boston

Sub Division : Dover Corporation

Job Requisition ID : 43040

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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