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Principal Recruiter - Dublin (Hybrid)

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

Optum, the fast-growing part of UnitedHealth Group, is a leading information and technology-enabled health services business. Our teams are dedicated to modernizing the health care system and improving the lives of people and communities.



Serving virtually every dimension of the health system, we work with a diverse set of clients across 150 countries - from those who diagnose and treat patients to those who pay for care, deliver health services, and those who supply the cures. Optum maintains operations across North America, South America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East. Our innovative partnerships provide technology and tools that enable unprecedented collaboration and efficiency. As a result, we can tap into valuable health care data to uncover insights and develop strategies for better care at lower costs.



We've created a working culture at Optum Ireland that helps our team members to do their best work, offering chances to progress and develop their careers and promising interesting challenges.



Here, you'll help attract, lead, support and reward our most asset: our high caliber people. Here, you're expected and empowered to be your best, to grow and to develop your skills. Be prepared to move quickly, to engage proactively, and to think strategically. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)



The Principal Recruiter will support Optum's most critical talent and leadership needs and will manage all aspects of the recruiting life cycle across a broad spectrum of mid-senior level roles. This team member will conduct networking, direct search, and talent pipelining across the European Union to ensure a continual flow of talent prospects for Optum's technology, analytics, pharma, and leadership hiring needs.



Our Principal Recruiters are talent advisors who manage and lead the end-to-end recruiting process and are directly accountable for talent sourcing and selection, consulting with Hiring Managers, Human Capital, and COE partners throughout the hiring process, providing detailed assessments for candidates, developing and managing talent pipelines, and managing the offer and hiring process. Our focus on proactive and efficient recruiting processes, creative sourcing strategies, overall quality, and productivity, ensures that we are much more than just a recruiting team - we are true business partners, consulting with our internal customers to ensure the perfect match of talent.



A typical day as a Principal Recruiter will include networking, cold calling, negotiating, and selling, with an emphasis on executing creative approaches to locating and identifying the best and brightest talents. This teammate will have a proactive approach to sourcing and pipelining with a high sense of urgency.



Careers with Optum offer flexible work arrangements and individuals who live and work in the Republic of Ireland will have the opportunity to split their monthly work hours between our Dublin office and telecommuting from a home-based office.



Primary Responsibilities:


  • Full life-cycle management of the recruitment process, from candidate attraction through to offer and onboarding for key talent groups including technology, analytics, consulting, and senior/executive leadership within the Optum business. Associated activities include, but are not limited to, sourcing of target profiles and managing candidate flow; collaborating with managers to identify their hiring needs; and interviewing and evaluating talent leveraging behavioral interviewing techniques and assessment techniques
  • Leverage a wide variety of sourcing channels and approaches, along with an intricate knowledge of the talent market, to build sourcing approaches and engage top talents
  • Build rapport with hiring managers and key stakeholders and become an expert on the talent and business strategy, team, role(s), requirements, goals, and priorities, and utilize this understanding to develop compelling stories to share with potential candidates
  • Demonstrate diversity and inclusion expertise and techniques to reach diverse populations
  • Candidate experience champion, with a singular focus on providing outstanding experiences to internal and external talents
  • Collaborate with internal talent partners, Human Capital, and CoE partners to identify high-potential internal talent, craft appropriate offers, analytics/data, and to gather market intelligence, the competitor landscape, and industry analytics
  • Solve complex problems and develop innovative and strategic solutions for business partners
  • Provide executive-level summary of progress, relevant data and analytics on talent pools and recruiting performance and apply data-driven approaches to influence business decisions

    Required Qualifications:


    • Significant end-to-end recruitment experience, including developing and implementing recruiting and sourcing strategies
    • Experience recruiting locally and across the EU for a variety of senior to executive roles
    • Strong stakeholder management experience up to executive/C-level business leaders
    • Demonstrated proficiency in direct search/headhunting techniques, developing and managing talent pipelines, and identifying talent through non-traditional and niche channels
    • Intermediate proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and experience creating business-facing presentations
    • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Intermediate proficiency with ATS system




      Preferred Qualifications:


      • Experience recruiting and developing recruiting strategies for technology, analytics, pharmaceutical, consulting, and/or healthcare organizations
      • Experience recruiting within a search firm






        Careers with Optum. -Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So, when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do -your life's best work.(sm)





        Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, San Jose , Principal Recruiter - Dublin (Hybrid), Human Resources , San Jose, California

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