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Human Resources Manager, Global Talent Acquisition and Development

Pittsburgh, PA


This role will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to best attract, grow and retain top talent. To achieve this, the role will manage the functions of Recruiting, Onboarding, Professional Development and Performance Management throughout the organization and serve as a subject matter expert providing guidance and consultation to hiring managers and business leaders. This role will ensure consistency in processes throughout the global organization and maintain a continuous focus on hiring the best possible talent and providing an environment where our employees can thrive and grow.

This is a hands-on role working closely with leadership and is responsible for the most important strategic asset our company has – our talent! Strong candidates will be self-starters who are natural- born problem solvers and collaborators who want to put their strong HR acumen to good use while professionally making their mark on a successful fast-growing international commercial construction company.


1. Manage the Talent Acquisition activities for the global organization including corporate staff, international project professionals and skilled craft workers within an increasingly competitive construction marketplace. This requires creative solutions for sourcing of talent on a global scale. Specific talent acquisition responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively work with leaders on effective workforce planning. Develop and manage a candidate pipeline in order to quickly adjust to changing recruiting demand
  • Become an expert on company roles, culture and performance expectations as well as develop a strong understanding of employment trends within our industry
  • Recruit for open positions and/or supervise the recruiting efforts of an in-house recruiter
  • Responsible for job postings/advertising, job fairs, networking events, resume screening, interviewing, and maintaining the applicant tracking system, etc.
  • Manage the relationships with outsourced recruiters, employment brokers, etc, ensuring that recruiting partners effectively meet performance goals as well as dck worldwide’s high ethical standards
  • Implement legally compliant best practices for interviewing and talent evaluation and ensure those practices are applied consistently throughout the organization
  • Proactively manage and promote the company hiring brand and drive interest in the organization through various approaches (website, branding, social media, etc.)
  • Track key recruiting metrics, evaluate ROI on recruiting sources and seek continuous improvement in all recruiting processes

2. Manage the Onboarding activities for the global organization. Strive to equip each new employee with the information and resources they need to smoothly transition into their new role and become a successful team member. Specific onboarding responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure the new hire’s required paperwork is legally in order and distributed to the appropriate HR or Payroll representatives for processing
  • Administer and/or coordinate the onsite and remote onboarding activities to provide a comprehensive introduction to the company and set the new employee up for success
  • Manage the introductory performance review process, working closely with leaders to assess the talent and potential of each new employee

3. Manage the Performance Assessment activities for the global organization. Including but not limited to:

  • Track and ensure the dck worldwide performance management process is being followed by all managers
  • Guide managers in coaching, motivating and developing their employees; sharing best practices in goal setting, continuous feedback and conducting performance reviews
  • Track employee performance metrics and provide reports to management/CEO

4. Manage the Professional Development activities for the global organization to ensure alignment with dck worldwide’s commitment of providing our employees with opportunities to learn, grow and develop their careers. Specific professional development responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and track the organization’s training and professional development activities
  • Administer the company’s personality assessments (DISC). Become an SME on these assessment tools and provide guidance to managers on how to best motivate and develop their employees based on the assessments
  • Identify and address skill gaps in the organization
  • Work closely with managers to conduct “stay interviews” to identify opportunities for improving employee engagement and satisfaction
  • Work closely with managers on succession planning


  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience in human resources or similar field (advanced degree in management preferred)
  • 7 + years in human resources management roles
  • Expert knowledge of recruiting and related legal and government regulations
  • Extensive experience/knowledge of corporate objectives, policies, procedures and standards plus thorough understanding of their impact on the corporation is required
  • Strong knowledge of coaching and motivation techniques and best practices
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills are vital
  • Ability to develop and execute strategy
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and get things done
  • Computer experience; Strong MS Office skills are mandatory. Some experience with Applicant Tracking Systems, Performance Management Systems, Learning Management Systems is required (CMiC experience a plus)
  • Experience in the commercial construction industry is desired
  • Experience motivating a global workforce is a plus
  • Must be able to travel up to 25% of time

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