7539 - Senior Talent Advisor III (Professional & Industrial) - Newark, CA

Newark, CA, USA    |     HR/Talent Acquisition   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 7539 - Posted 23-May-2022

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 Buildin

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?

Experience in a customer service and/or administrative support role with some leadership/management experience.

Two years of staffing or talent management experience

Proficient understanding of HR/staffing practices such as on-boarding, off-boarding, talent management, employment law, and contract language

Ability to actively build and maintain both internal and external business relationships

Results-Oriented, hardworking, and have strong attention to detail in a constantly evolving environment

You should know: Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies.  A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

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.

New Benefits Program for 2022

Paid Time off -We are now offering 3 weeks of PTO

Holidays - we have increased our paid holidays to 8, with the addition of Martin Luther's King Birthday

Sick/Mental Health/Well-Being – 5 days

Floating holidays/Personal Significance – 3 days

Volunteer Day – 1 day

Healthcare - Medical. Dental and Vision

401(k) match

Vacation Purchase Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Perk Spot - 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.