5332 - Talent Supply Chain Consultant - 6 month contract

Budapest, BU, Hungary    |     HR/Talent Acquisition   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 5332 - Posted 03-Sep-2021

Be part of something great! KellyOCG have been recognized for our quality processes, management practices, supplier diversity and much more!

We believe that it’s impossible to make a difference by standing still. By creating pioneering solutions and pushing the boundaries of what’s next in talent, we help our clients to not only reach and exceed their goals but to build the future of work. We combine our decades of people industry experience with the latest technology and analytics, to deliver trailblazing products and solutions that help our customers to outpace the competition.

People are the heart of our business – our clients, candidates, workers, and team members – they inspire us to think bigger and innovate boldly. We champion new ways of working, from gig working to flexible and homeworking to ensure we continue to connect people with work in ways that enrich their lives.

We’re curious, creative, and never afraid to challenge the status quo to explore what’s next for work. Are you keen to be part of a dynamic, international team and have flexibility in terms of your workplace? As a Talent Supply Chain consultant, you will be responsible for providing support and expertise to hiring managers for the facilitation of procuring the services of temporary and/or contract employees to meet their current workforce needs. This role requires experience in overall workforce management in the labour market as well as familiarity with and ability to master procurement technology tools (such as Fieldglass). The ability to manage client facing interactions to drive consultations and provide guidance on different delivery solutions is a daily requirement of the Talent Supply Chain Consultant role.

This is initially a 6-month temporary role with the view to becoming permanent.

Duties and Responsibilities

Program and Operational Support:

  • Full cycle recruitment for a variety of positions.  Consultative approach to hiring managers and candidates
  • Perform consultation call with hiring managers to assess needs and determine best sourcing strategies to ensure acquisition of the best talent.
  • Utilization of procurement technologies to facilitate fulfilment of role and move requisition through client’s internal processes.   Provide complete and thorough information and data points to agency partners via both documentation and consultation conference calls.
  • Monitor daily progress of requisition and follow up accordingly.
  • Utilize candidate assessment and selection techniques when reviewing resumes to ensure only the best match is shortlisted.
  • Coordinate and schedule interviews for hiring managers.
  • Negotiate bill rates to ensure that they are aligned with current market rates.
  • Support the financial processes related to timecard & expense management, invoicing and corrections. 
  • Maintain discipline of execution by staying focused on market goals and objectives; manage time and competing priorities; be committed to Kelly process, technology, and documentation requirements; and taking the initiative to learn and fully understand the client’s needs and skills required for open roles being managed.
  • Ability to manage multiple situations effectively while multitasking and maintain a sense of urgency and attention to detailed.

Client, Program and Supplier Management:

  • Ensure Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and Service Level Agreements (SLA) objectives are met by taking an active role in continuous improvement and service delivery.  
  • Utilize bill rate benchmarking data and competitive bidding to ensure cost containment for the customer.
  • Build customer and supplier relationships through professional rapport, consistent follow-up and maintaining contact and ongoing communication.
  • Proactively identify service delivery issues and provide appropriate and timely solutions.
  • Act as a liaison with Suppliers to resolve daily operational issues.  Escalate as appropriate.
  • Contribute consultative input and client requirement expertise to annual supplier summit
  • Utilize both client and market data to provide guidance to and set expectations for realistic recruiting cycle timelines
  • Possess an innate ability to know what needs to be done and takes initiative to perform those tasks without being asked or told.  The ability to work independently and be a decision maker is imperative.  

Technology Support:

  • Develop thorough understanding of functionality and capabilities of Fieldglass to deliver KellyOCG’s MSP solution
  • Support Fieldglass updates by providing overview of new functionality to both client and supplier as necessary
  • Develop strong knowledge of technology in order to be able to operate efficiently and trouble-shoot simple issues when client or Suppliers escalate.


  • Must have three (3) or more years of recruitment background or equivalent. 
  • Must have work experience in temporary labour, service level and/or customer service industry.
  • Candidate must demonstrate an ability to multitask, an attention to detail, excellent communication skills (both in one-on-one and in group settings, with both internal and external audiences), and a technical proficiency (e.g., MS Office, internet, VMS tools). 
  • Proven experience in creating and developing strategic relationships that promote positive client and employee engagement.
  • Possess data entry, analytical, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to see interrelationships of data/ideas.  
  • Can assess a candidate against criteria, use of program data to educate customer, supplier and drive change.
  • Previous stakeholder management expertise is preferred but at a minimum candidate must demonstrate the ability to develop this skill.
  • Dutch language is a plus