Senior Recruiting Manager

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Job Identification Number: 118

Location: Chicago, IL

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Human Resources

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Asset management firm is seeking a Senior Recruiting Manager in their Chicago office. The ideal candidate will have strong industry knowledge and have relationships with key players in the industry.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develop recruiting plans, through consistent communication with Director Lending leaders, to determine the strategic initiatives and forecasts for recruiting diverse talent across the organization
  • Serve as the recruiting lead for the Direct Lending Team
  • Responsible for the full cycle recruitment process; source resumes, interview candidates, and conduct reference and background check; post open positions and attend recruiting events; manage internal recruiting databases; assist managers with on-boarding for new hires
  • Partner with hiring managers to identify recruiting needs and ideal candidate profile
  • Provide regular updates to hiring managers on pipeline development and progress of candidates
  • Establish and maintain relationships with external search firms as a source to generate qualified candidates
  • Provide hiring process activities such as posting jobs on various media, running ads, reviewing applications, phone screenings, interviews, updating applicant tracking system, etc
  • Stay informed on current pay trends in the industry for all position levels

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field is required; strong academic credentials
  • ~10 years of relevant experience in recruiting; experience in financial services is required
  • Understanding of the Middle Market Lending business (or related buy / sell side businesses) is required
  • Strong relationship skills with external search firms
  • Strong technology skills including Microsoft Office and HR Information Systems; experience with applicant tracking systems and ADP Workforce Now is a plus
  • Strong analytical and project management skills; ability to manage initiatives from start to finish with minimal supervision
  • Experience working with highly analytical populations with respect for data-driven approaches to solving problems