Georgia Employer DIRECTOR, IT TALENT MANAGEMENT in Columbus, Georgia

Every day, the people of TSYSr and Netspendr improve lives and businesses around the globe through payments. We make it possible for millions of people to move money between buyers and sellers using our payments solutions including credit, debit, prepaid and merchant services. We are "People-Centered Payments", and our team has the unique opportunity to help create a world in which payments make people's lives easier and better. This is both a tremendous honor and an important responsibility for those who accept the challenge. If you are looking to make a valuable difference for people everywhere - and for yourself - we may have the right place for you.Summary of This RoleThis role will be responsible for the program management of all global talent acquisition activities across the enterprise in support of a large and vibrant IT organization located in multiple countries and locations across the United States. Global talent acquisition experience, specifically with India, is required. Deep understanding of the current trends and challenges in IT staffing to include knowledge of commonly used technology stacks, certifications, and IT skill sets are also required for this role. The successful candidate for this position will serve as a partner and trusted advisor for the CIO's team within the IT organization to identify and execute strategies for achieving IT talent demands. Global cultural awareness, great verbal and written communication skills, strong relationship building skills, and robust IT knowledge will be key skills our organization is seeking. The position will have some travel globally and domestically, although this is not anticipated to be extensive. While this is not a leadership position, the successful candidate will need to be comfortable working with senior leadership to create strategies, provide updates, address issues and concerns, and to consult on best practices. In addition, the successful candidate should be comfortable working in a matrix environment with peers who may be working specific roles independently to coach, remove barriers, etc. Experience working within multiple time zones and in a virtual team environment is also a necessity. Understanding of agency models, and experience with managing contingent workforce relationships would also be of great benefit in this role.Key Responsibilities* Identifying key IT skill needs across the entire organization* Creating a strategy to address these needs in partnership with the CIO and her directs, to include und erstanding both current and future technology needs and growth plans* Researching and advising the CIO and team on best geographies to attract talent with key skill sets* Building pipelines through a variety of methods to assist in filling IT roles* Monitoring the IT recruiting strategy and progress across all IT teams* Coaching current staff who are recruiting for IT roles and focus on manager education for hiring best practices* Championing tool sets that can be used to more effectively recruit and ensure tools are appropriately utilized to maximize recruiting efforts* Working with employment branding, contingent workforce, internship responsibilities to support and represent IT interests within these areas What Part Will You Play?* You'll participate in the company's strategic direction for IT with focus on implementing a solid talent acquisition strategy and practice. You will work in partnership with Human Resource (HR) leaders on succession planning to measure the company's bench strength and identify future resource needs. You will serve as a trusted advisor to business units in developing/changing search strategies to effectively meet long term talent needs. You may assist in the selection and relationship management of external staffing agencies. You will provide support and guidance for recruiters focused on IT roles.* You will monitor recruiting sources and effectiveness for hiring IT roles, leveraging job boards, profess