Principal Staffing Consultant

United States, California, South San Francisco

As a Principal Talent Partner, you will partner with senior management in the recruitment of talent to Genentech. You will coordinate requisition distribution; individually manage a portfolio of openings and focus on exceeding client's expectations in ensuring a positive candidate experience. You will work with employees and managers in the client group to assure that we have the talent required to meet their business objectives. As a leader in the group, you will foster a team environment and demonstrate collaborative leadership. You will partner with the Human Resource Managers and Staffing Management to develop and implement staffing plans and strategies for your client groups while ensuring that elements of diversity and organizational fit are included in the recruiting and hiring process.


  • Managing expectations of hiring managers and candidates, identifying and resolving issues
  • Drive the employment process and strategies within assigned organization, including developing complex recruiting strategies
  • Demonstrate thorough understanding and adherence and enforcement of internal staffing process as well as contribute to the development of staffing process improvements
  • Ensures recruiting solutions are consistent with Corporate Staffing goals and objectives
  • Partner with Diversity and sourcing counterpart to develop and implement sourcing plans and strategies for your client groups while ensuring that the elements of diversity and organizational fit are included in the recruiting and hiring process
  • Proactively manage escalation process related to all requisition activity (internal vs. external challenges)
  • Perform executive recruiting, including identifying appropriate Contingency or Retained Search firms, maintaining relationships and partnering to ensure that candidates are interviewed expeditiously
  • Develop advertising strategies for specific groups and coordinate advertising activities with recruitment advertising agency
  • Build and maintain cross-functional relationships across HR and Staffing
  • Utilize, update and maintain applicant tracking system and CRM
  • May provide staffing reports and metrics
  • Present information on results and metrics at different levels (i.e. to employees, peers and senior level HR and client groups)
  • Act as point person for clients in providing staffing reports and metrics
  • May Lead and or participate in HR related projects or enterprise wide initiatives.
  • Partner with Client Group on internal talent management, including succession planning, talent review and internal candidate movement
  • Coach managers in providing feedback to candidates, developing offers, determining competencies, coordinating and training interview team
  • Partner with Diversity and HRDs to develop and implement a recruiting strategy that ensures our candidate pipelines are diverse
  • Conduct interviews using in depth behavioral and skills assessment techniques
  • Educate hiring managers on legal implications in hiring
  • Adjust the strategy and align it with the changing needs of the business
  • Ensure your compliance with EEOC/OFCCP regulations
  • Act as project manager for client focused staffing projects (not just req focused)
  • May partner with finance in determining headcount for client group, as well as manage the reconciliation of budgeted headcount vs. actual headcount
  • Work with Staffing Manager on recommendations for the EC Group recruitment/relocation budget
  • Oversee relocation/recruiting budget for individual client group at the officer level
  • Manage multiple relationships, both internally and externally
  • Attend professional conferences and networking events
  • Responsibility for Conference/Event management related to external recruiting, partner with Corp Staffing in strategic direction of event, and determine ROI for event participation