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Talent Sourcing and Market Intelligence Senior Advisor

Talent Sourcing and Market Intelligence Senior Advisor

  • Location United States - Illinois - Chicago
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category HR Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 130203BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

At bp, we’re reimagining energy for people and our planet. With operations working across almost every part of the energy system, we’re leading the way in reducing carbon emissions and developing more sustainable methods for solving the energy challenge.

We’re a diverse team of engineers, scientists, traders and business professionals determined to find answers to problems that must be solved. But we know we can’t do it alone. We’re looking for people who share our passion for reinvention to bring a fresh perspective, collaborative spirit, and challenge our thinking in our ambition to achieve net zero.

As the Talent Sourcing and Market Intelligence Sr. Advisor you'll lead the development of talent intelligence activities including talent market mapping while ensuring talent insights are conveyed to your business stakeholders in a qualitative and credible way. You'll work on a project led basis in the identification, engagement and conversion of passive candidates aligned to bp critical skills needs and search requirements. As a leader in this space, you'll drive our competitive advantage, ensuring we have warm and engaged talent pipelines ahead of demand needs in order to deliver our strategic hiring priorities. You'll report to the global Talent Sourcing and Market Intelligence Manager and as a senior member of the team, you'll ensure best practices are followed with the successful delivery of the team's global talent sourcing strategies. You'll be the subject matter expert for global talent sourcing and market intelligence initiatives to help our HR, Talent and business stakeholders understand their business drivers and talent needs while building and delivering effective sourcing and market intelligence strategies. You'll also provide support on talent sourcing projects to ensure project milestones are achieved, ensuring commitments are delivered on time and to the required standards, working collectively on time sensitive searches across regions and time zones using agile methodology.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Engage the passive candidate market with compelling messaging, aligned to the bp employer value proposition.

  • Manage the calibration and engagement activity with key business stakeholders.

  • Partner with the talent sourcing and market intelligence manager to develop and drive a robust sourcing strategy in alignment with organizational objectives regarding DE&I.

  • Lead by example in the adoption and utilization of our CRM, ensuring it is being used as a core part of the sourcer and TA&M role, with demonstrated progression of pipeline growth/conversion, driving results and reporting for stakeholders.

  • Track and measure conversion rates, including numbers of passive candidates who turn into applicants, get invited to interviews, get offers and get hired.

  • Work with the wider Professional Hiring team to ensure pipelining activities enable a decreased time to fill and DE&I ambitions are met.

  • Build robust understanding of discipline competitor landscape and uses qualitative and quantitative market intelligence reporting to influence stakeholders and drive decision making.

  • Provide coaching support to other team members to ensure successful execution and delivery of talent sourcing and market intelligence projects.

  • Keep up to date with external market intelligence and industry trends such as new technology, talent sourcing techniques and using these insights to raise the bp profile and improve the existing strategy.

  • Promote an environment of respect and dignity.

About you

You'll bring experience analyzing and generating talent, market and/or competitor intelligence. You'll have strong data visualization and project management skills with an ability to translate data into commercial insights. You'll apply your analytical thinking and be comfortable using predictive analytics to identify outcomes and improve decision making; e.g. sourcing strategies & strategic workforce shaping, & D&I. You'll have several years of experience sourcing and engaging external prospects in addition to planning, developing and delivering sourcing campaigns across multiple channels, leveraging effective solutions to attract candidate applications from underrepresented groups. Everyone on our team has a one team mind-set and you'll demonstrate an understanding of the value of, and ability to develop, high quality, trust-based relationships across the wider organization. You'll drive value-adding solutions - deeply integrated to drive business solutions, not operating as a parallel function. To be successful in this role, we'll need you to look beyond your own area/organizational boundaries to consider the bigger picture and/or perspective of others while successfully balancing the needs of the Function/Group with local needs. You'll have familiarity with Talent Acquisition processes and policies, presentation, writing, reading and numerical abilities as well as being proficient in Microsoft product suite and skilled at active listening and communication.

Desirable skills include:
  • Experience of working in a highly matrixed global organization
  • Executive Search experience
  • Experience using labor market intelligence tools
Why join us
At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, excellent retirement benefits, among others!

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