Buckingham Search

Talent Specialist

Buckingham Search - Chicago, IL

Buckingham Search is partnering with a multi-billion dollar manufacturer to find a Talent Specialist. 

Talent Specialist

Reporting to the Director, Leadership Development, the Talent Management Specialist is responsible for supporting 2 rotational programs that are a cornerstone of building strong leadership capabilities. This role will partner across functions and business segments to onboard, develop, and track participants in the programs. These programs are:

1) Early in Career Development Program-a collection of function-specific programs for recent college graduates, and 2) General Management Development Program that seeks to enhance the company’s pipeline of associates prepared to assume P&L responsibilities for recent MBA graduates. The successful candidate will execute enterprise initiatives to attract, grow, and retain early in career associates into the talent pipelines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Build relationships with career service departments, professors, faculty, and student groups on campus 
  • Ensure recruiting efforts reach and attract a diverse audience 
  • Responsible for the design and coordination of recruitment activities. Attend and facilitate hiring events, coffee chats, virtual recruiting events and information sessions at target universities.
  • Facilitate the sourcing, screening, interviewing, evaluation and offer processes
  • Support HR business partners and Talent Acquisition in execution of the enterprise-wide structure and framework umbrella over these rotational programs
  • Coordinate talent management practices – onboarding, performance review, career rotations – across development programs
  • Adapt standard talent management process to fit program goals
  • Identify and implement program-wide additional training/ development activities for participants
  • Track key metrics for programs (i.e., participant data, recruiting statistics, etc.)



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business or other related field
  • 2-3 years of experience in human resources, talent management or talent acquisition
  • Ability to leverage social media platforms and other communication methods to generate candidate interest
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and programs by using excellent time & organizational skills under the pressure of deadlines
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills
  • Available for up to 50% travel to college campuses


Posted On: Monday, August 29, 2022

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