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North America Talent Acquisition Lead, Business Applications


This is a Full-time position in Dallas, TX posted July 22, 2021.

North America Talent Acquisition Lead, Business Applications


United States


Chicago, Dallas, Seattle, St. Louis, Tampa, Washington DC

Area of expertise:

Human Resources

Job Description

In this role, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of Talent Acquisition, from designing programs to supporting new recruits and planning future projects to align our hires with business needs. Working alongside our hiring managers, you will discover the next generation of people who will take Avanade to new heights.

You will develop sourcing strategies to meet current and future business needs, using a wide range of creative approaches to find the brightest and the best talent in the industry. As our front line to building a successful business, you are the face of our brand in the market, bringing the Avanade story to life in an authentic and personal way for candidates. You’ll make sure our recruiting processes are equitable, efficient and effective, ensuring everything we do complies with EEO guidelines and demonstrates Avanade’s culture of innovation and inclusion.

Internally, you will provide leadership support and guidance on recruitment matters, and deliver our recruitment performance against plan.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Leads the day-to-day full life cycle recruitment for assigned group(s). 
  • Leads, manages a team of approximately 5 recruiters 
  • Develops unique and creative talent acquisition strategies and techniques for all assigned roles, specifically for hard-to-fill, pivotal positions 
  • Collaborates with recruitment leaders to implement key programs that drive group success 
  • As the TA lead: build and establish a strategic partnership and alignment with the respective leaders and be the subject matter expert on acquiring software engineering talent
  • Provide and analyze recruitment metrics and scorecards

About You 

We’re looking for someone with a growth mindset and:

  • 5-10 years or more TA experience working as a full life-cycle recruiter
  • Experience in a consulting organization, large or small
  • Strong success in hiring within a technology driven company
  • Expertise in recruiting cutting-edge technical environments 
  • Passion for innovation

Your likely skillset includes: 

  • Highly knowledgeable of general recruiting principles, practices; demonstrated experience in developing strategic recruiting plans 
  • Displays capability for creative, non-routine sourcing and candidate experience strategies 
  • Great presentation and communication skills: active listening and story-telling skills 
  • Great at building and managing relationships with colleagues and customers 
  • Experience improving end-to-end recruiting processes and programs 
  • Experience in an environment recruiting applicants with “hot” (tech) skills highly valued 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Business Applications 
  • Developed skills in negotiation, persuasions research 
  • Experience recruiting and partnering with senior leadership 
  • Ideally a BA in HR, Business or Psychology, or equivalent amount of work experience. 
  • Ideally, 3+ years’ experience leading people and/or projects

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at .

Avanade® Is An Equal Opportunity Employer. Avanade prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, veteran, military or marital status, genetic information or any other protected status.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here

The Pay Transparency Policy is available here

Avanade is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Avanade at or call (206) 239-5610 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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