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Senior Recruiter - MBA Recruiting - Sao Paulo - Brazil
Who you’ll work with

You will work as a  Senior Recruiter in our São Paulo, Brazil team to lead our APD (Advanced Professional Degree) and MBA recruiting efforts for all the region.  This individual will work closely with the APD and MBA global recruiters, a team of consultants and local team to define best strategy and hire the best talent, while strengthening and developing McKinsey’s brand.  This individual will be an integral member of the Brazil recruiting team and the LatAm region. 

What you’ll do

You’ll lead an Office APD/MBA recruiting team  to develop and execute recruiting strategies and serve as primary contact and counselor for international recruiting in the region, APD and MBA students throughout their recruiting life cycle (summer internship and full-time employment); be highly responsive to their needs and inquiries.

You’ll also lead all recruiting efforts to attract talent, including:  identifying target candidates, building personal relationships through outreach and on-campus events, defining attraction strategy for potential APD and MBA candidates which includes local events and remote outreach.

You’ll lead all recruiting efforts to assess talent including:  managing applications, selecting candidates to interview and planning and leading the large-scale interview days and all recruiting efforts to cultivate talent including: plan on-campus celebration events as well as use remote cultivation efforts.

You’ll manage  Brazil office’s presence and reputation on campus by building early relationships with potential candidates, school recruiters and staffing ambassadors for MBAs and Career Services for APDs the office follows recruiting policies and guidelines, as well as, track and analyze MBA and APD recruiting results and disseminate all relevant information relating recruiting including developing annual analysis of recruiting results against historical and competitive benchmarks and identifying strategies to improve recruiting initiatives in partnership with Recruiting leaders.

You’ll work with other recruiters to ensure the accuracy of recruiting files/records recruiting systems through daily maintenance and updating; work with team to identify and resolve data discrepancies and serve as integral part of broader Brazil and Latam recruiting teams by actively participating in weekly calls, including keeping current on best practices and systematically gathering competitive intelligence. You’ll also lead and contribute to projects within the Firm recruiting community and broader LatAm recruiting team.

  •   Ability to work collaboratively in dynamic and sometimes ambiguous team environment 
  •  Demonstrated teamwork, initiative,  judgment, and maturity; track record as self-starter
  •  Proactive problem solver capable of raising issues and generating solutions with colleagues of all tenures; ability to work effectively under pressure and deal with unexpected situations and last-minute changes
  • This role places a high premium on collaboration and teamwork, the ability to thrive in an ambiguous and dynamic working environment and lastly, the ability to simultaneously manage the big picture as well as the detailed execution of the recruiting strategy
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and team skills; ability to build counselor relationships with candidates, consulting staff at all levels, and global recruiting colleagues
  • Exceptional organizational and administrative skills; at ease with abundance of details, yet mindful of big picture; ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize them, and carry them out independently
  • Committed to representing the Firm in a professional way, including in person, on the phone, and via electronic communications – strong customer service orientation
  • Strong focus on the Firm’s people mission and people development
  • Strong computer and analytical skills; proficient with Microsoft Excel and Lotus Notes and internal recruiting IT tools
  • Availability to work outside of standard office hours in season
  • The individual in this position must demonstrate exceptionally strong judgment while managing the complexities of our international recruiting effort.College degree
  • Previous McKinsey recruiting experience preferred but not requiredAt least 5-6 years’ experience in recruiting required

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