Recruitment Director Job Description

May 24, 2011 | By More

Recruitment Director Job Profile and Description

Depending on the size of a company’s employees, the hiring process is often centralized or its branch hiring managers report to a Recruitment Director who reports directly to the HR Head of VP.  Recruitment Directors manage a team of hiring managers who can be spread geographically among affiliates and branches or specialized to hire applicants in various departments.  Airlines, for instance, have different hiring requirements for cabin crew, maintenance mechanics, catering ground staff, each one handled by a hiring officer or manager with the Recruitment Director providing a synergistic direction for the corporate hiring procedures.

Recruitment Director Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement approved hiring policies and procedures across all department and affiliate offices with exception acted on for approval
  • Supervise a team of interviewers, screening administrators and 3rd party head hunters to ensure they conform to their duties and responsibilities as contractually obligated.
  • Develop the plans and programs for cost effective hiring processes
  • Present the capital and operating budgets of the office for approval
  • Collaborate with the company’s website administrator to ensure that job application can be facilitated online through competent database alerts to the hiring managers.

Recruitment Director Skills and Specifications

  • Must have excellent knowledge of state and federal laws governing labor and employment practices.
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have excellent organizational, leadership, supervisory and managerial skills as well as diplomatic tact and negotiation skills

Recruitment Director Education and Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree is often basic to the position.
  • At least 10 years of experience in the HR administrative functions preferably in the hiring process.

Recruitment Director Salary

The annual average salary of a recruitment director varies wildly depending on the nature, size and location of the business as well the director’s qualification. Typically the salary is in line with those of functional heads ranging from $45,000 to a high of $86,000 annually.

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