IBM Lead Recruiter - Executive Recruitment in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

At IBM, we strive to lead in the invention, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, storage systems and microelectronics. We translate these advanced technologies into value for our clients through our professional solutions, services and consulting businesses worldwide. IBM's Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) manages global staffing operations and large recruitment campaigns for Fortune 500 companies.

The Lead Recruiter is responsible for working with Hiring Managers and providing client satisfaction with IBM’s RPO services. The Lead Recruiter will work closely with the client, IBM’s operation management, and staff. The person in this role will define, develop, plan and implement recruiting strategies and provide a qualified candidate pool. This role requires project management and recruiting experience to meet client satisfaction goals.


  • Full end-to-end life-cycle domestic recruitment

  • Establish proactive status calls with Executive Leadership

  • Assist in forecasting needs

  • Pipeline key rolls based on available forecast

  • Provide updates and status reports on demand

  • Responsible for strategy and best practice assurance

  • Leverage IBM technology and cognitive process tools to obtain desired fulfillment rates

  • Identify and implement new methods with the approach for sourcing of candidates and generating new leads

  • Identifies user groups and professional associations which could increase pipelines

  • Develops a network of referrals

  • Develops candidate interest for available positions and client companies

  • Identifies target companies, user groups, professional associations which could inform search parameters

  • Manages projects including; email marketing, competitor organizational chart mapping, mapping professional and alumni associations, social media, cold calling, and social activities

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 3 years of experience recruitment best practices

  • At least 2 years of experience building relationships and consulting with Hiring Managers through the open requisition, sourcing, debrief and offer stages in a face to face environment

  • At least 2 years of experience in computer skills including in-depth internet knowledge and proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet, and database applications

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • 10% Travel Annually

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.