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Nationwide Insurance

Recruiting Consultant, Talent Acquisition

Columbus, OH

If you’re passionate about becoming a Nationwide associate and believe you have the potential to be something great, let’s talk.

This role is compensation grade G3

Responsible for a variety of activities relating to the identification, recruitment, and selection of associates for Nationwide’s corporate functions (Core responsibilities with Data Analytics/Science).  This  position can sit in our downtown Columbus, Ohio (hybrid) or remotely (with preference for local candidates that can attend recruiting events). 

The Recruiting position will work on a team with 13 other recruiters.  Job entails full life cycle recruiting from initial strategy meeting with hiring managers, evaluation of talent, interview logistics to offer negotiation and background checks with selected candidates. 

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Candidates will be considered for the role who have strong corporate or third-party recruiting experience.  This is an exciting recruiting opportunity for anyone looking for a role with a Fortune 100 organization.  Our corporate offices are in downtown Columbus (Arena District).  The selected candidate will receive business acumen training on the financial services and insurance industries.  The team works within the Workday platform, LinkedIn Recruiter and a AI pipelining tool. 

Job Description Summary

Would you like to be part of a company that puts the customer at the center of everything we do? If so, Nationwide is an outstanding workplace where you will provide exceptional customer care every day and engage with the brightest and most passionate individuals in the business!

As a Recruiting Consultant, you’ll design and implement recruitment strategies, and conduct end-to-end recruitment processes, including sourcing and screening top talent, developing and managing diverse talent pipelines and advising business partners on the hiring process from selection through offer. If you're ready to serve as a brand ambassador, making a positive impact by helping the business hire critical talent, we want to hear from you.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages highly complex business partner relationships and recruits for specialized positions, including leadership roles. May have the opportunity to recruit for positions outside of assigned business units.

  • Establishes and maintains relationships with internal and external customers of all levels to identify industry trends and support strategic business and recruiting initiatives.

  • Represents company and provides a positive experience, from prescreen through employment offer and up to start date, for each candidate while creating a diverse pipeline of specialized talent.

  • Develops and leads recruitment strategies to address workforce-planning needs for business units in partnership with Human Resources professionals and senior management.

  • Maintains a pulse on market conditions and industry trends to allow for effective consultation on recruitment strategies and for sharing the talent market supply.

  • Demonstrates expert usage and maximization of artificial intelligence (AI) digital tools and technologies. 

  • Plans and oversees projects tied to innovation, continuous improvement and extraordinary customer care.

  • Identifies, establishes, and represents the company nationally through professional and diversity organizations and associations.

  • Accountable for executing policies, processes, programs and consulting services. 

  • Partners with senior management to plan strategic recruiting initiatives to enhance the organization's capability, performance, and goal achievement.

  • Serves as subject matter authority and mentor to other recruiters, team members and business units on recruiting procedures, processes and services as needed.

May perform other responsibilities as assigned.

Reporting Relationships: Reports to Director, Talent Acquisition. This is an individual contributor role. 

Typical Skills and Experiences:

Education: Undergraduate studies in human resource management, business or related subject. 

Experience: Typically, eight to ten years of progressively more responsible human resources management, including corporate recruiting program.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skills: Demonstrated knowledge of candidate sourcing and professional recruiting practices and human resources subject areas, e.g., selection, training and development, performance management, employee relations, regulatory compliance, etc. Knowledge of the specialized needs of financial, technical and insurance industry recruiting preferred. Demonstrated skills in negotiating, counseling, influencing and strong communication skills. Ability to analyze information and recruiting needs. Demonstrated skill in balancing multiple projects on diverse issues. Maintains understanding of innovative recruitment tools, technologies and standard methodologies. Demonstrated experience using applicant tracking systems.

Other criteria, including leadership skills, competencies and experiences may take precedence. 

Staffing exceptions to the above must be approved by the Vice President and Human Resources officer. 

Values: Regularly and consistently demonstrates the Nationwide Values.

Job Conditions: 

Overtime Eligibility: Exempt (Not eligible) 

Working Conditions: Normal office environment. Some travel may be required. 

ADA:  The above statements cover what are generally believed to be principal and essential functions of this job.  Specific circumstances may allow or require some people assigned to the job to perform a somewhat different combination of duties. 



Client-provided location(s): Columbus Metropolitan Area, OH, USA
Job ID: 9ff51d04cecea850a920d0cc185c4719cc597b95bb54e4045dd8c257247209a9
Employment Type: Other