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Our long-time client is seeking a Senior Talent Acquisition Manager who will be responsible for the management, development, control, and oversight of a team of Talent Acquisition professionals. Do you have proven experience partnering with department leaders and managers to align talent acquisition strategies with business goals and objectives of an organization? Then connect with us today!


  • Lead and manage employees
  • Perform hiring, termination, promotions and transfers, employee development, assessing and completing performance appraisals, responsibility allocations and task completion, problem identification and resolution
  • Identify talent acquisition needs and create linkage with respect to organizational policies, processes and procedures
  • Coordinate programs, initiatives, and resolutions with the applicable business partners
  • Engage in the design and delivery of talent acquisition policies, programs and procedures to align the workforce with the talent and organizational culture
  • Spearhead and participate in activities in support of company initiatives 
  • Lead, mentor and train a team of talent acquisition professionals
  • Oversee the company’s talent acquisition strategy, policies, approach, and process
  • Lead recruitment activities for middle to senior level positions in all company locations
  • Plan and direct strategic recruitment initiatives to support and influence company growth by attracting a diverse and innovative workforce
  • Participate in talent acquisition strategic planning activities and make recommendations based on research, metrics and organizational factors
  • Maintain and facilitate partnerships with recruiting partners, agencies, platforms and vendors


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 7+ years of progressive talent acquisition and human resources experience
  • 3+ years of experience in a Talent Acquisition leadership position
  • PHR/SPHR certification is preferred
  • Prior experience navigating and coaching managers in the hiring and decisioning process required
  • Experience identifying and leading process and workflow improvements required
  • Prior experience leading full cycle recruiting strategies required
  • Skilled at recruiting for accounting, finance, IT, sales, legal, compliance and other corporate functions
  • Experience recruiting for exempt and non-exempt professionals, in the life insurance and/or annuity industry and/or investment professionals is preferred

Work Model:

  • Hybrid

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Jessie Kester at (515) 225-7000 or email Jessie at

Ref: JOB-41023

Jessie Kester

Senior Search Consultant

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Des Moines, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:$- $ per hour