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Fairfax, Virginia, United States of America
Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
JOB #R2104342

Recruiting Team Lead

ICF (NASDAQ: ICFI) is a $1.5 billion global consulting and digital services provider that operates with a nonprofit soul.  With 7k+ people in 70 countries, we were just named one of Forbes’ 2020 Best America’s Best Management Consulting Firms for the sixth consecutive year and are named one of Forbes’ best Midsize employers. 

We’re growing rapidly. And recruiting is at the core. We have a 50+ year legacy of world-changing work, doubling in size + revenue every five years on average for the last two decades.  

We’re seeking a Team Lead Recruiter to support our Energy, Environment, and Infrastructure Group (EEI). Known as one of the world’s largest science-based climate consultancies, EEI’s business is principally aligned around a core ICF mission to help clients achieve smart, resilient, and low-carbon-growth by leveraging our expertise in energy efficiency, climate and greenhouse gas management to address energy, sustainability, climate, or related priorities across utility companies and Federal agencies. The selected candidate will lead a team of five and can be anywhere in the United States.

Talent acquisition is in demand, and we know you can work anywhere. So, here’s more about our team to pique your interest:

Diversity & Inclusion is simply who we are and what we do.  

  • We believe our role in educating others on the importance of building teams where everyone doesn’t look or think the same is one of the most important things we do. 

  • We meet often to discuss our understanding of real topics like objectivity, bias, and how we can evolve our understanding.

  • We advise leaders on market data, talent supply, and slate representation.

  • We help our hiring teams prepare to answer the tough questions and help them position our company legacy of impacting our communities as the reason to choose us. 

We believe in specialization and proactive recruiting.

  • We use Beamery CRM to build and keep in touch with our pipelines so we’re not starting over each and every time we get a new search. 

  • We have Centers of Expertise to support data, analytics, compliance, sourcing, recruitment marketing, and interview scheduling so you’re not in it alone!

As an ICF Lead Recruiter, you will:

  • Manage, mentor, and develop a team of Senior Recruiters delivering full life-cycle recruitment process across a variety of levels and roles. You will have a modified req load mainly consisting of senior and/or strategic hires.

  • Own reporting and progress tracking against open roles across the division.

  • Participate in strategic talent discussions with the business including quarterly business reviews.

  • Identify high-quality candidates through the proactive sourcing of active and passive candidates via direct channels, job postings, social media, web sourcing, talent mapping, networking, and diversity & inclusion practices.

  • Establish creative sourcing strategies to locate and secure candidates with hard-to-find and niche skill sets across multiple geographies and often with time-sensitive deadlines.

  • Partner closely with all hiring managers, as a trusted partner and valued advisor, building a deep understanding of their business, role requirements, and desired candidate profiles while delivering outstanding client service

  • Use data to drive effective priorities and strategies with the business and develop sourcing and candidate strategies, metrics, and best practices.

  • Act as a consultant through the hiring processes, HR-related matters, compliance, compensation, leveling guidelines, etc. 

  • Demonstrate solid experience in partnering effectively with all types of teams and levels of professionals, including senior leaders.

  • Partner with cross-functional teams, Sourcing, Recruiting Systems, HR Business Partners, and HR Operations teams as needed through the recruiting process. 

  • Provide excellent, timely customer service to our hiring teams and ensure a seamless candidate experience for all potential candidates.

  • Promote ICF career opportunities to the professional community via networking, conference attendance, social media, and career events. 

  • Update and maintain the Workday Applicant Tracking System and Beamery CRM, while supervising hiring processes to ensure adherence to EEO and OFCCP guidelines and other government compliance requirements.

Required skills and experience:

  • Proven background in using innovative research & sourcing methods to hire for niche areas and ‘hard to fill’ role under Clean Energy, Climate, Analytics, and Program Management.

  • 8+ years of client-facing, full life-cycle recruiting experience including experience leading a team of Recruiters.

  • Demonstrate advanced and creative sourcing skills to engage passive candidates and build strong talent pipelines.

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

Preferred skills and experience:

  • Familiarity with metrics and experience leading data-driven conversations with Recruiters and Leaders.

  • Management consulting experience preferred.

  • Experience supporting corporate diversity & inclusion best practices. 

Professional Skills:

  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills.

  • Ability to be a consultant to the business-advising and guiding on best practices and ways to innovate.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making capabilities. 

  • Team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Solid Microsoft Office Skills.

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

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A global consulting services company with +7,000 people across +70 countries, but we are not your typical consultants.
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