Recruiter - Ameren Bright Return Program

Job Locations US-MO-St. Louis
Category
Talent Acquisition
Type
Return-to-Work Program

Overview

reacHIRE is proud to partner with Ameren for a paid 6 month return-to-work program starting in October 2022 designed for individuals who are returning to the workforce after a 2+ year career break. 

 

Candidates who have worked in part-time roles or have done independent contracting will be considered for this opportunity. It is a cohort-based model that allows individuals to re-enter the workforce in a supported way with a group of fellow returning professionals. We provide a one-week intensive onboarding specially designed to build the skills needed to successfully re-enter the workforce. This proven approach fosters camaraderie among colleagues, builds confidence and upgrades technology and professional skills that will be invaluable throughout this next phase of their career.

 

Please note: Some of the responsibilities and areas of expertise listed below represent performance expectations to be met by the end of the 6-month program. Ameren's Bright Return program is designed to get you back to work with a supported onramp. We encourage all candidates with prior relevant experience in a similar role to apply!

Responsibilities

About the Position

The energy industry is expecting significant retirement-related turnover over the next ten years.  Ameren is seeking a proactive recruiting professional to join the Talent Acquisition Team in their mission to identify, attract and hire future members of our workforce. 

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Partner with hiring managers to understand their needs, develop a comprehensive recruitment strategy and facilitate all aspects of the hiring process (including candidate sourcing/screening, selection, offer presentation/negotiation, and preliminary onboarding).  Proactively communicate with hiring managers and candidates throughout the process.
  • Proactively source qualified candidates, ensure a diverse candidate pool, and build networks/pipelines to ensure that critical positions can be filled quickly.  Identify new and creative candidate sources (to complement traditional/existing sources).
  • Actively lead, support and implement Ameren’s diversity recruiting strategies and efforts.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and share best practices (related to candidate sources, diversity recruiting, candidate pipelining, etc) with team members.
  • Ensure that the hiring process is conducted in a values-based and defensible manner.  Ensure that the appropriate process and selection related documentation is completed and maintained.  Stay abreast of legal and regulatory requirements associated with the employee selection process.
  • Collaborate with HR team members to ensure that job descriptions are marketable and clear and that position qualifications are aligned with the responsibilities of the role.  Thoroughly pre-screen candidates to ensure that they meet the requirements of the position.  Present a high quality slate of candidates to the hiring manager for consideration.
  • Participate on and/or lead projects designed to improve processes.
  • Collaborate with HR peers, hiring managers, and other stakeholders to identify creative solutions to challenging recruiting issues (for example, hard to fill positions, difficulty recruiting to remote work locations, etc).

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required.  
  • Three or more years of professional-level recruiting experience required.  
  • Experience recruiting within a large corporate environment preferred.

 

In addition to the above qualifications, the successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Business acumen, including the ability to articulate business priorities and issues to potential candidates.
  • The ability to think through creative, business-oriented solutions to recruiting challenges. 
  • Strong communication, networking and consultation skills. 
  • The ability to build relationships and work effectively with peers and all levels of leadership. 
  • Strong working knowledge of an applicant tracking system (preferably PeopleSoft), MS Word, MS PowerPoint, and MS Excel required. 
  • Uncompromising integrity and ability to maintain strict confidentiality. 

About reacHIRE

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. Through customized programs tailored to a company's unique business needs and culture, reacHIRE carefully selects under-the-radar, top talent who voluntarily off-ramped and are ready to on-ramp back into their career. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. reacHIRE will provide 360 degree support along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of the way!

 

Our Returnship Program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, innovative thinking and self-expression is what makes us great. We hire exceptional talent from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes us, our programs, and the forward-thinking companies we partner with stronger, better and more innovative.  Be you and reach higher!

 

reacHIRE will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments in order to complete the application or interview process.  For assistance with your application please contact Sarah White at swhite@reachire.com.

 

About Ameren:

We're Ameren Corporation (AEE), a St. Louis-based, Fortune 500 company that powers the quality of life for millions of people throughout Illinois and Missouri.

 

Ameren Illinois provides electric distribution and transmission service, as well as natural gas distribution service, while Ameren Missouri provides vertically integrated electric service, with generating capacity of over 10,200 megawatts, and natural gas distribution service. Combined, we serve 2.4 million electric and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000 square mile area. We're the largest electric utility in Missouri and the second largest in Illinois, and we're among the nation's largest investor-owned electric or gas utility.

 

Our workforce is dedicated to keeping the lights on and the gas flowing – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. That same kind of dedication and longstanding commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion has helped us build an "All-In" supportive and accepting diverse culture where opinions are shared in an environment where all are respected, and the best solutions are put into action.

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