3432 - Sr. Talent Advisor - Newark, CA

Newark, CA, USA    |     Other   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 3432 - Posted 01-Feb-2021

The Sr. Talent Advisor Team Lead role is instrumental in Kelly’s overall success with large volume clients. He/she will serve as a strategic partner to the client offering consultative services, providing process recommendations, benchmarking, reporting, cost savings guidance, when possible, and will provide overall guidance on account strategy for the service team. 

Kelly Services is seeking a Sr. Talent Advisor Team Lead instrumental in the overall success with our Pharmaceutical/Medical Supply & Laboratory clients. This position will serve as the primary point of contact for the client as it pertains to the overall client relationship and service delivery and may have one or more direct reports. He/she will serve as a business partner to the client by acting as an extension of the client’s HR department, developing and maintaining relationships with the C – Level/Management client and temporary employees, identifying process improvements, and by ensuring consistent service levels.

The Ideal candidate will have HR attributes with strong staffing experience to assist in forming and leading cross-functional teams and processes (comprised of Supply Chain, Operations, Manufacturing Supplier Quality, Light Industrial, Laboratory in a warehouse environment and other members as required) to manage outsourced operations projects and programs. The Talent Engagement Liaison will be the primary point of contact between the client and contingent workforce.  He/She will have Strong Customer Service and Leadership skills successfully managing a temporary workforce in recruiting, on-boarding, training and development  while managing and creating a motivational atmosphere ensuring the contingent workforce is abreast of any/all changes within the facility and introduction to new programs. Responsible for creating, executing and participating in motivational programs to build morale. Safety, Osha and Workman’s Compensation related knowledge is a plus.


Business Development and Client Retention 

  • Maintains thorough understanding and knowledge of client’s business, industry, trends, key strategic objectives, processes, and current events 
  • Understands and can articulate the features, advantages, and benefits of Kelly’s entire suite of products/solutions, services, and offerings 
  • Increases Kelly’s overall revenue with this client 
  • Develops new business across multiple products and solutions by expanding to additional client departments and divisions 
  • Provides input and support to the overall account strategy  
  • Seeks out new relationships with multiple client stakeholders and decision makers across the client’s organization (e.g., Division Business Leaders, line managers, Safety, HR, procurement) 
  • Utilizes NPS results to drive and develop client engagement and effect client outcomes  
  • Researches the client’s business and structure and seeks opportunities to create demand generation and value 
  • Provides thought leadership to the client (e.g., best practice presentations, cost savings recommendations, diversity measures, reporting) 
  • Invests time in client-facing activities to understand their needs 
  • Identifies cross-selling opportunities and engages the appropriate COE team member 
  • Partners with Kelly specialists to ensure that we are developing tailored solutions and evolving the solution to meet the needs of the client 
  • Articulates the value of Kelly products, solutions, and services versus those of our competitors 
  • Participates in the development and delivery of business reviews 


Account Management 

  • Participates in the coordination of solutions among all internal key stakeholders 
  • Monitors operational activities to ensure Kelly is meeting or exceeding contractual service level agreements 
  • Monitors service delivery team to ensure prompt quality, professional service deliverables 
  • Establishes a strategy to ensure compliance with client’s diversity supplier metrics  
  • Serves as the point of contact for escalation issues; works with the service team to develop action plans that resolve client and/or candidate issues; monitors results to ensure action plans are effective 
  • Challenges processes or systems that limit innovation or growth; champions process improvement 
  • When necessary, assists team with management of temporary workforce (e.g., coaching, counseling, terminations, co-employment, sexual harassment investigations 
  • Must have complete knowledge of our contractual agreements to ensure 100% compliance 
  • Analyzes and reviews reports and statistics, taking action when necessary.  Creates ad hoc reports as required 
  • Develops strategies to maximize candidate Redeployment/Retention – maintains communication with talent to discuss assignment status and engage others to assign candidates to a new position before current assignment ends 

Kelly Relationship Management & Team Building 

  • Provides guidance to employees to successfully navigate/manage within a matrix environment 
  • Clearly communicates roles and responsibilities and hold employees accountable for delivering results 
  • Instills client focus and sense of urgency in service team 
  • Drives collaboration among individuals, teams and across businesses 
  • Provides feedback and coaching to the service team to ensure client expectations are being met 
  • Provides regular constructive feedback and development discussions with employees 

Does this sound like you?

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a customer service and/or administrative support role with some leadership/management experience. 

Why Kelly?

Working at Kelly means being part of a global team making people-work connections that count, because we believe helping people become who they’re meant to be benefits us all. At every location and every level within our company, Kelly’s people are unique in their understanding and commitment to helping people create better futures and helping companies across the globe compete, prosper, and grow. The work we do matters. Helping people transform their lives matters. Shaping the future of work matters. If you have a passion for helping others, what’s next for you may very well be joining our internal global team and working to make a difference.

About Kelly

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. We’re always thinking about what’s next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all work styles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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