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Bank of the West Senior Corporate Recruiter in Seattle, Washington

Senior Corporate 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, our Recruiters drive the implementation and execution of talent acquisition strategies within the Business Lines we support. The Recruiter conducts searches for various levels supporting our Corporate Functions and include critical hard to fill positions. In this role, you will collaborate directly with our Senior Leadership Teams in developing innovative candidate sourcing and drive the recruiting and assessment strategies to attract and engage candidates that will have a significant, positive impact on the business.

At Bank of the West, we are committed to our employee experience values: We Work Together, We Develop, We Innovate and We Care.

Come to a place where we Celebrate Strength through Diversity and who is recognized for having the strongest environmental stance of any major US bank.

Essential Job Functions

  • Serve as advisor and business partner to senior leadership to determine current and future talent requirements and recruiting strategies. Work with Hiring Managers to understand position requirements, set expectations, and maintain communications throughout the talent acquisition process

  • Advisor to hiring managers, conducting full life cycle recruiting 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 hard to find positions; conduct market research, develop search strategies, conduct market outreach to identified prospects. Utilize multiple talent acquisition tools; including diversity resources, LinkedIn, CRM, ATS, and pipelines, to identify a diverse slate of qualified, interested candidates.

  • Build a trusted advisor relationship with hiring managers, advising hiring managers 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

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

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

  • Participate on process improvement initiatives across Talent Acquisition and HR

Other Job Duties

  • Follow up with feedback to external candidates who were interviewed and all internal candidates

  • Lead HR Coordinator and/or Hiring Managers Assistant in scheduling of candidate telephone and in person interviews

  • Manage all candidate tracking and status updates in the Applicant Tracking System.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Education or Equivalent Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant work experience

Required Experience

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in full cycle recruiting. Direct sourcing experience required.

  • Corporate Recruiting experience preferred. Combination of Agency and Corporate recruiting highly preferred

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

  • Experienced in talent acquisition, mid to senior level searches, and ability to drive projects forward.

  • Excellent relationship building, influencing and communication skills required

  • Ability to effectively interact with senior management across the organization

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

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively in fast paced environment.

  • Strong work ethic and sense of urgency

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 Ramon

Other Locations: United States-Nebraska-Omaha, United States-Texas-Dallas, United States-Washington-Seattle, United States-California-Los Angeles, United States-Georgia-Atlanta, United States-California-San Francisco, United States-Illinois-Chicago, United States-New York-New York, United States-Arizona-Tempe, United States-California-City of Industry

Requisition ID: 055254