6662 - Talent Engagement Specialist - Rockville, MD

USA    |     HR/Talent Acquisition   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 6662 - Posted 14-Jan-2022
The Talent Engagement Specialist is instrumental in overseeing the lifecycle of our Talent/Employee, ensuring excellence in employee service delivery, acts as an extension of the clients’ human resources departments; and is the liaison between Kelly, the client and the employee to ensure processes and contractual terms are adhered to. The primary function of this role is Talent Engagement. The position builds relationships with Talent through engagement activities, supports administrative functions (i.e. payroll, onboarding, workers compensation, updating/entering data in front-office systems, reporting, etc.); responds to Talent and Client inquires, and drives results that demonstrate a commitment to the financial success of Kelly.

Location: Rockville, MD (Remote/Onsite)

Extend offers of employment to candidates for positions at the NIH; negotiate pay rates, set start dates, issue offer letters and benefit statements. Submit appropriate contracting documents to confirm bill rate and justification to customer. Works with talent throughout the hiring process to complete required Kelly and customer paperwork prior to start date.
Understand and explain policies related to Kelly employment and working with the federal government; interpret policies for talent associated with leave, telework, occupational health; basic travel questions; deliver weekly orientation presentations to new hires, both in person and via remote methods. 
Facilitate the approval of time & leave via Kelly WebTime, utilizing Microsoft Excel, following complicated Standard Operating Procedures; Interpret rules related to Fair Labor Standards Act and Exempt Pay Rules to ensure accurate and appropriate pay. 
Review statements of work to assist in determining whether medical screening is required for talent; prepare Occupational Health documents for administrator’s review. 
Supervise talent to SOW requirements and coach or counsel talent to improve in order to meet expectations. Provide Quality Survey feedback and respond to questions related to employment; the process to modify statements of work (SOW) or request a rate increase 

Skills Required:
MS Office Suite, specifically MS Excel
HR Knowledge
Time Management
Effective Communication
Ability to accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously with strong attention to detail
Strong customer focus
Strong team orientation
Microsoft Office Programs

Qualifications Required:
BA or BS in Business or related field or equivalent experience, science degree preferred
3-5 years in the Staffing or service industry
Previous lab experience preferred
Travel up to 10%

***Requires COVID-19 vaccination (or approved accommodation) upon hire.

Salary range:  $42,800 – $56,800

What’s in it for you?
Kelly takes pride in supporting the whole person, their family and their future. We understand that in order to thrive, we have to build lasting relationships and provide our employees with endless possibilities for growth. At the end of the day, we know that work is more than making a living – it’s about making a life.

Additional Benefits: 
Healthcare – Medical, Dental, Vision
401(k) Match
Paid Time Off
Vacation Purchase Program
Tuition Reimbursement
PerkSpot – Personal Online Discount Program

About Kelly Services®
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 workstyles 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, equitable and inclusive workforce, including, but not limited to, race, gender, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation and gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.