| May 29, 2024

Talent Acquisition Lead, Recruiter (Corporate Functions)

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Website Blue Owl

Blue Owl (NYSE: OWL) is a leading asset manager that is redefining alternatives.

With over $174 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2024, we invest across three multi-strategy platforms: Credit, GP Strategic Capital, and Real Estate. Anchored by a strong permanent capital base, we provide businesses with private capital solutions to drive long-term growth and offer institutional and individual investors differentiated alternative investment opportunities that aim to deliver strong performance, risk-adjusted returns, and capital preservation.

Together with over 725 experienced professionals globally, Blue Owl brings the vision and discipline to create the exceptional. To learn more, visit www.blueowl.com.

This role is in Short Hills, NJ, with occasional travel to NYC.

We are seeking an experienced Talent Acquisition professional to join the Blue Owl Talent Acquisition Team in a lead capacity. The initial and primary focus of this role is to increase direct hiring for our corporate function teams through a variety of sources. By providing a superior hiring experience, we aim to build strong relationships with Senior Leaders and enhance the strategic impact of Talent Acquisition.

This unique opportunity allows you to create meaningful impact in a growing company and department. Your day-to-day duties and longer-term projects will include:

Developing and executing role-specific hiring strategies by leveraging:

  • Job Postings
  • Direct Sourcing
  • LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Staffing Agencies
  • Diversity Partners
  • Referral Networks
  • Managing recruiting pipelines and conducting initial screenings of candidates where applicable.
  • Engaging with agencies for select roles.
  • First line of compensation review and assessment, negotiation of compensation with both candidates and hiring managers.
  • Proactively collaborating with senior leaders on hiring plans and role prioritization.
  • Maintenance of Workday Requisitions and proper data hygiene across roles in corporate functions
  • Managing and executing one or more of the following initiatives:
  • WorkDay process improvement
  • Candidate Experience enhancement
  • Recruiting Training
  • Employer Brand development
  • Diversity Recruitment
  • Maintaining a pipeline of agency partnerships for hard-to-fill roles.
  • Participating in ad hoc talent acquisition projects.

The ideal candidate:

  • Demonstrates the ability to connect with leaders and build successful partnerships.
  • Has a proven track record of cost savings through direct sourcing in a scaled talent acquisition model.
  • Has experience recruiting across Accounting and Finance, with a strong knowledge of the talent landscape.
  • Possesses excellent judgment, organizational skills, and the ability to perform analytical tasks in Excel using pivots and basic formulas.
  • Remains focused on the big picture.
  • Has the potential to manage direct reports, and engage with junior colleagues in a mentor capacity
  • Positive “can do” attitude, but the judgement to manage expectations appropriately.


To apply for this job please visit blueowl.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.