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Bank of the West Executive Recruiter in San Francisco, California

Executive Recruiter


Our Brand

At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a Global Leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Position Summary

At Bank of the West, one of the rewards in being an Executive Recruiter is seeing candidates that you have successfully brought in, have a significant, positive impact on the business.

The Executive Recruiter role will guide the implementation of executive talent acquisition strategies within Bank of the West. The Exec Rec conducts searches at the executive level, SVP and above, as well as business critical hard to find positions. This position collaborates directly with our executive leadership in developing innovative candidate sourcing, recruiting and assessment strategies.

Essential Job Functions

  • Serve as advisor and business partner to executive leadership to determine current and future talent requirements.

  • Advisor to hiring managers, conducting full life cycle executive search including developing search strategy, source candidates (internal & external), screen, evaluate and recommend candidates, advising hiring manager on the interview process, interview guides, feedback, selection, references, offer preparation, offer approval, negotiation and onboarding.

  • Develop targeted sourcing strategies for executive positions; conduct market research, develop search strategies, conduct market outreach to identified prospects. Utilize multiple talent acquisition tools; including diversity resources, LI, CRM, ATS, and pipelines, to identify a diverse slate of qualified, interested candidates.

  • Build a trusted advisor relationship with hiring managers, advising hiring executives on effective search strategies, compensation, interviewing, and new-hire management.

  • Provide clients and stakeholders with weekly updates on search progress and outcomes, managing expectations.

  • Maintain relationships in the market and develop pipelines within the industry

  • Attend conferences and industry events to identify market trends, industry best practices and network.

  • Deliver executive recruitment communication including search presentation materials, job descriptions, candidate profiles, search status presentations, interviewer/stakeholder communication, Interview Guide preparation, and candidate preparation.

  • Collaborate with the Executive Coordinator on the candidate experience – Interview scheduling, travel, on-boarding

  • Participate on process improvement initiatives across Talent Acquisition and HR



Required Education or Equivalent Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant work experience (Required)

  • Master’s/Advanced Degree in Human Resources, Business or related (Preferred)

Required Experience

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in progressively responsible senior recruitment roles

  • Successful experience in executive recruiting, hiring and onboarding executives

  • 3 or more years in corporate executive recruiting strongly preferred

  • 3 or more years of retained search experience highly preferred

  • Ability to partner with stakeholders, including HR Business Partners, Executive Compensation, Diversity & Inclusion, Talent Management, HR Operations, etc

  • Expert at talent acquisition, senior level compensation solutions, and ability to drive projects forward.

  • Excellent relationship building, influencing and communication skills required

  • Ability to effectively interact with senior management

  • Technology savvy – excellent computer skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), and have experience working with an ATS and CRM

  • Strong work ethic

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.


Job: Human Resources

Location: United States-California-San Francisco

Other Locations: United States-California-San Ramon, United States-Nebraska-Omaha, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-Colorado-Denver, United States-California-Newport Beach, United States-California-Los Angeles

Requisition ID: 054777