Manager, Recruiting – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City

This position reports to the DVP, Diversity and Talent Acquisition and is responsible for the management of the full recruiting cycle for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City; supporting the staffing goals across the enterprise. This role is critical in the development of a full recruiting strategy to strengthen our brand, recapture the efforts and expense of recruitment of our full workforce and build a top talent enterprise.

  • Develop and implement strategic initiatives to recruit and acquire a diversified talent team across all exempt and non-exempt open positions within the recruiting budget
  • Responsible for collaborating on organizational structure design and workforce planning with key leaders and HR team for strategy development and implementation including contingent workforce
  • Manage and participate in full end to end recruiting process including screening, interviewing, and evaluating and providing assistance and information to candidate relocation process
  • Manage and implement a strong career fair schedule to build our brand with key colleges
  • Build and foster strong relationships with the enterprise leadership, outside vendors and professional organizations
  • Lead the team of recruiters; building out skills and competencies with team to source and hire the best talent with a strong customer service and brand mindset
  • Collaborate with D&I Manager on preparing reports for federal programs including H1B, affirmative action and EEOC guidelines
  • Track and report key metrics designed to measure and predict staffing activity
  • Develop and implement summer internship program to attract and convert top college recruits
  • Other HR related projects and responsibilities as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related field from an accredited college or university. Masters Degree in HR or MBA preferred.
  • 7-10 years of experience of full cycle corporate recruiting experience, strong understanding and ability to recruit in all levels of the organization from entry level to corporate staff
  • Strong selection and interviewing skills and ability to spot and source strong talent
  • Proven creative ability in sourcing candidates in healthcare and IT is an asset
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, communication skills and team based project experience
  • Strong vendor manager skills related to recruitment activities such as search firms and job boards
  • Proficient computer skills including the Microsoft Office and in depth knowledge of data mining and internet research.
  • Experience working with an ATS

Preferred Experience:

Workday experience preferred

How to Apply:

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