Senior Sourcing Recruiter
Waltham, MA  / Chicago, IL 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
  • 5+ years of relevant recruiting experience at an executive search firm, within a talent acquisition organization, proactive recruitment agency or in-house sourcing function in a corporate environment
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, comfortable working with minimal direction and proactively takes initiative within a globally dispersed team
  • Passion for contact with candidates and exceptional relationship building and influencing skills to proactively network and build connections
  • Demonstrated research experience and expert user of Boolean search methodology and other sourcing tools
  • Well versed in managing multiple client relationships
  • Ability to work successfully in an ever-changing environment and navigate ambiguity
Who You'll Work With
You will join our Firm Services Professional (FSP) recruiting team in either Chicago or Waltham, MA.

This group is a key part of McKinsey's global recruitment function, with a focus on non-consulting roles across key client groups that support the firm's success from an internal perspective.

A few of these key client groups include Risk, Legal, Compliance, Finance, People and Communications & Publishing. With a high level of internal demand and sponsorship from global leadership, this is an exciting time to join our growing global team.
What You'll Do

You will partner with internal clients and senior recruiters to deliver top talent to the firm through leveraging market intelligence and industry trends to plan, coordinate and drive the development of diverse and highly qualified candidate pipelines for current and forecasted hiring needs.

You will Identify high quality passive talent through you'll using primary sources (phone conversations with colleagues and well-connected professionals), in addition to internet research pulling together data from a range of sources including publicly available information and internal CRM. You'll also create ongoing reports and synthesize data to communicate progress and trends to team, often including partners through discussion, email, reports, etc.

You'll be involved in firm wide talent research and intelligence gathering initiatives. You will help to create detailed talent and company reports, and you'll have the opportunity to develop a wide breadth of industry and company knowledge to support thoughtful talent research in a variety of practice areas

Additionally, you will clearly articulate and share the McKinsey value proposition with prospects and conduct phone screens to determine where they would be best placed and match against specific role requirements.

In this role you will have an opportunity to work across boundaries (geography, industry and level), work autonomously and collaborate with peers around the world to explore talent networks, develop creative sourcing solutions and participate in meaningful projects to evolve the sourcing function.

Equal Opportunity Employment Disclaimer

McKinsey & Company is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2 to 5 years
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