Suffolk Construction Talent Acquisition Manager - New York in New York, New York

Are you a proven performer who enjoys working as part of a team that is focused on delivering superior results? Are you a creative and innovative collaborator who “thinks outside the box” and thrives on finding new ways to address challenges? If this sounds like you, you may qualify for a rewarding and exciting career at Suffolk, one of the most innovative construction management firms in the industry that has consistently been named one of the “best places to work” in the country!

Reporting to Suffolk's VP, Talent Acquisition, this role would support recruitment for both operational and non-operational positions across multiple business lines in the NY/NJ region. The role involves, but is not limited to, developing and implementing effective sourcing strategies for current and future roles, screening, interviewing and recommending candidates for hire, influencing, motivating and maintaining the interest of strong candidates, managing “Best in Class” candidate experiences throughout the interview process, and simultaneously maintaining strong relationships with internal hiring managers. This role would also serve as the regional (NY/NJ) point of contact for the People and Culture/HR team.

  • Responsibilities: Source, identify, prescreen and qualify candidates prior to face to face interviews

  • Present an accurate description of the position as well as company history to prospective candidates

  • Update candidate records via company Applicant Tracking System (iCims) to maintain current accurate information

  • Educate hiring managers on the recruiting process and the roles involved in the process

  • Build & maintain a pipeline of qualified candidates for future opportunities

  • Utilize the Applicant Tracking System,, employee referrals, social media and networking to identify potential candidates

  • Summarize weekly, the status of all “open” searches throughout the company

  • Screen/source resumes and qualify candidates; post and maintain positions on various job boards

  • Coordinate the hiring process

  • Work closely with Hiring Managers to develop position profile and to understand overall needs and requirements. (Description, salary, timing, expectations, etc.)

  • Develop and manage strong consultative relationships with hiring managers and candidates

  • Perform competitive research

  • As part of Suffolk's People & Culture team, provide a “best in class” onboarding experience to all new hires

  • Deliver new hire orientation & onboarding (includes partnering with HR Support on pre-start date process, collecting I-9 documentation, and ensuring post-start date positive onboarding experience)

  • Serve as initial P&C/HR point of contact for general employee questions and/or concerns (i.e. basic benefits, PTO, HRIS/TMS system and policy questions)

  • Assists with implementation/rollout/communication/support for all People & Culture (HR, L&D, Community & Employee Engagement, Benefits, HR Support) programs and initiatives

  • Coordinate and manage departure meetings for exiting employees

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • 4-7 Years of construction industry recruiting experience is strongly preferred; basic HR support/service experience strongly preferred

  • High sense of urgency

  • Experience in dealing professionally with outside Executive Search firms

  • Must be extremely detail-oriented

  • Must be a Team Player

  • Strong customer service, communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal and organization skills

  • Sound judgment; knows when to escalate issues as appropriate

  • Previous experience with iCims ATS is a plus

Necessary Attributes:

  • Must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work and Professionalism

  • Ability to build and maintain external relationships that will benefit Suffolk

  • Energetic enthusiastic self-starter with excellent verbal and written communication skills and an eye for detail

  • Outstanding team player with excellent interpersonal skill

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

Suffolk Construction and Liberty Construction are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.

This applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment, and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated.

ID: 2017-2441

External Company Name: Suffolk Construction Company, Inc.

External Company URL: www.suffolkconstruction.com