Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist

PLEASE NOTE: With limited exceptions, our company is requiring all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Jan. 1, 2022. We also currently mandate vaccinations for employees who enter our buildings. Please keep this in mind when applying for positions at our organization 


The Sourcing Specialist is responsible for using traditional and innovative recruiting methods to source and build pipelines for current and future talent searches in assigned division of the health plan. They will be responsible for working with the Talent Acquisition Business Partners (TABPs) to develop and execute strategic recruiting plans through research, market mapping, candidate outreach, cold calling, candidate development, screening, assessment, and presentation.

Essential Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Drawing on business and market knowledge, serves as a strategic consultant to the TABP’s to develop and execute targeted recruiting plans to support defined talent needs.

Builds and executes search plans which include target networking lists, job description reviews and validation, candidate assessment criteria, sourcing methodologies and tools, research, proactive cold calling and candidate development, assessment, and presentation of a qualified and diverse candidate slate, interviewer preparation and coaching, feedback collection and synthesis, reference checks, and offer crafting and negotiation.

Research industry competitive intelligence and analyzes external market trends to inform talent and organization decisions as well as assist with workforce planning and provide for opportunistic hiring of talent.

Utilizes passive and direct sourcing techniques and seeks new methods and innovative solutions to identify and attract prospective candidates and build talent pipeline.

Leverages online recruiting resources (LinkedIn, community organizations, associations, etc.) as one of many methods for identifying and sourcing potential leads.

Prioritizes work and sets appropriate expectations with hiring managers and partners; anticipates roadblocks and issues, course corrects, resets expectations, and redirects resources as necessary.

Communicates proactively and consistently with TABPs, HCM BPs, and all external contacts and potential candidates (regardless of that individual’s eventual disposition on the search); ensures a positive client and candidate experience.

Rigorously assesses talent and makes hiring recommendations. Conducts thorough references and oversees the completion of background checks on final candidates.

Develops long-term relationships with potential candidates.

Represents and differentiates the health plan to external candidates by effectively describing businesses, strategy, culture, and values.
Assists in the facilitation and execution of internal talent slating and movement when appropriate.

Manages external vendors including contract researchers as well as contingency and retained search firms.

Partners with Talent Acquisition Team Managers and recruiting peers to share talent, market intelligence, and best practice recruiting methodology.

May be called upon to function in full cycle recruitment during times of high volume or large recruitment campaigns (HEDIS, Interns etc.)
Continuously enhances and maintains understanding of recruiting best practices, as well as an understanding of client businesses and business plans.

Supports an average of 20 to 25 searches and projects at any given time.

Consistently demonstrates high standards of integrity by supporting the Lifetime Healthcare Companies’ mission and values, adhering to the Corporate Code of Conduct, and leading to the Lifetime Way values and beliefs.

Maintains high regard for member privacy in accordance with the corporate privacy policies and procedures.

Regular and reliable attendance is expected and required.

Performs other functions as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources with five (5) or more years of professional recruiting experience. Full lifecycle recruiting experience preferred. In lieu of degree, ten (10) years of equivalent recruiting experience will be considered.

Demonstrated candidate sourcing and pipelining capabilities.

Experience with identifying diverse talent and advising hiring mangers on the importance of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Proven track record of developing, assessing, attracting, and hiring (including complex offer negotiation) successful executive level talent.
Exceptional communication skills to successfully interact with a variety of individuals including the firm’s senior leaders and external candidates of a high professional caliber.

Demonstrated advising and influencing skills with hiring managers relative to recruiting plans and execution, candidate assessment and hiring, and market intelligence.

Ability to overcome obstacles, proactively manage expectations and relationships, provide innovative ideas and solutions, and share best practices. Strong change agility and flexibility.

Strong business acumen with an entrepreneurial spirit and a thirst for knowledge of the business.

Proven track record of working in a fast-paced, complex, and deadline-oriented environment.

A proven self-starter with the ability to cultivate and maintain strong relationships with internal clients, internal and external recruiters, and candidates

Physical Requirements:

Ability to travel across the health plan region to meetings and recruiting events as needed.

The Lifetime Healthcare Companies aims to attract the best talent from diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and experiential backgrounds, to diversify our workforce and best reflect the communities we serve.

Our mission is to foster an environment where diversity and inclusion are explicitly recognized as fundamental parts of our organizational culture. We believe that diversity of thought and background drives innovation which enables us to provide leading-edge healthcare insurance and services.  With that mission in mind, we recruit the best candidates from all communities, to diversify and strengthen our workforce.


Employees are united by our Lifetime Way Values & Behaviors that include compassion, pride, excellence, innovation and having fun!  We aim to be an employer of choice by valuing workforce diversity, innovative thinking, employee development, and by offering competitive compensation and benefits.

In support of the Americans with Disabilities Act, this job description lists only those responsibilities and qualifications deemed essential to the position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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