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Posted June 30th

Senior Director, Talent Acquisition

New York, New York

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Pernod Ricard USA



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Posted June 30th

Senior Director, Talent Acquisition

New York, New York






Full Time

Position Title: Senior Director, Talent Acquisition

Location: New York, NY

At Pernod Ricard, your safety and well-being are our top priority. Pernod Ricard Policy requires that all PRUSA employees (regardless of work location or remote status) must be fully vaccinated (at least two weeks after last vaccine dose) as a condition of employment, and proof of vaccination will be required. The Company will grant reasonable accommodations based on a medical or religious reason preventing vaccination, or as otherwise required by state law.

Who are we?

Pernod Ricard USA is the premium spirits and wine company in the U.S. The company's leading spirits and wines include such prestigious brands as ABSOLUT® Vodka, Chivas Regal® Scotch Whisky, The Glenlivet® Single Malt Scotch Whisky, Jameson® Irish Whiskey, Malibu®, Kahlúa® Liqueur, Beefeater® Gin, and Avión™ Tequila such superior wines as Jacob's Creek® and Brancott Estate®; and such exquisite champagnes and sparkling wines as Perrier-Jouët® Champagne, G.H. Mumm™ Champagne and Mumm Napa® sparkling wines. Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at

Working at Pernod Ricard

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and having the opportunity to work with great people and great brands in diverse and challenging roles. Our success is the result of the passion and creativity of our people, our exceptional portfolio of leading premium brands, and a shared commitment to our values of entrepreneurship, mutual trust, and a strong sense of ethics. Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration, and encourages ongoing professional development. Pernod Ricard USA recognizes the importance of continuously building upon our diverse workforce and inclusive culture. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues.


Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

Pernod Ricard USA offers an extensive benefits package that includes:

  • Product allowance to enjoy on Pernod Ricard products
  • Competitive paid Time Off Plan + Well Being Days
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • BetterUp Care wellness benefits

  • And much, much more! For more information regarding our offerings, please visit :

    * Pernod Ricard USA is anEqual Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

    * Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

    What You'll Be Doing

    This HR team member will provide first class recruitment services to Pernod Ricard North America (US & Canada). They will develop and establish innovative and candidate-first recruiting strategies and agile processes and tools to attract the very best diverse talent with the right capabilities for the right role.

    Recruitment Vision & Strategy

  • Work internally with hiring stakeholders and senior leaders to align our recruitment strategy to deliver our business ambition
  • Develop and implement the short- and long-term recruitment vision and strategy to deliver on the hiring needs of the organization while also considering diversity and the overall candidate experience.
  • Be a part of Creating a winning EVP strategy that leverages our amazing award-winning brands and unique company culture
  • Act as a key thought leader and contributor to shaping and implementing the Total Talent and HR Strategy.

  • Recruitment Process

  • Opportunity to make our recruitment process your own: develop and implement practices to create a compelling candidate experience that involves hiring managers and candidates alike.
  • Implement and oversee any specialty recruitment efforts including diversity, internship / graduate programs and ensure company presence at relevant recruitment, industry, or networking functions.
  • Manage and direct end to end recruitment services from job requisition to offer acceptance in compliance with Federal Contractor and EEO requirements. Evaluate, develop, and implement recruitment processes including the internal applicant process, external career website, applicant tracking systems, interviewing and selection methods, candidate testing and all other facets of candidate acquisition. Function as recruiter for key Executive-level positions.
  • Educate and coach Hiring Managers on Pernod Ricard NA recruitment processes and proven, rigorous interviewing and selection methods. Ensure all recruitment points of contact to internal and external candidates are properly trained and that they appropriately represent the company and its values/EVP.
  • Assess critical demand for key profiles with stakeholders and pro-actively build and manage talent pools.
  • Partner with Human Resources Business Partners and Total Rewards Team to formulate fair and compelling job offers. Feedback market rates and other relevant compensation intelligence to Total Rewards.
  • Help us create key recruitment metrics/scorecard that will be developed, measured, and communicated regularly to key stakeholders.

  • People & Team Management

  • This position is responsible for leading and inspiring the Talent Acquisition team made up of both permanent and contract members
  • Inspire, lead, coach, empower and direct team to perform and achieve results in line with department goals. Give and solicit timely and constructive feedback. Disseminate relevant information to appropriate team members to keep them informed and aligned.
  • Be a team player who works collaboratively with Total Talent team, Total Reward Leaders, NA HR Business Partner community, Professional Shared Services team as well as Pernod Ricard Headquarter Talent team

  • Resources and Tools

  • Manage all recruiting tools and resources, continually reviewing, assessing and leveraging cutting edge sources, technologies and methods that will deliver overall strategy. Determine need for and manage efforts of external agencies. Ensure accurate budgeting, management and forecasting of annual recruitment budget. Explore ways to reduce cost per hire while maintaining a high level of quality.
  • Create scalable solutions and technology tools to facilitate service delivery and build impactful programs and strategies that understand and continuously improve the entire employee experience

  • Reporting and Compliance

  • Manage and direct all recruiting reporting needs for Pernod Ricard NA and ensure such reports are accurate and timely. Contribute to EEO, Affirmative Action Plans and Pernod Ricard social reporting. Ensure compliance with all state, federal (Federal Contractor), province and regional laws.

  • Nature & Scope: Position typically interacts with all levels of management and employees as well as potential employees and external vendors. Communication frequently includes sensitive information, requiring complete confidentiality and discretion in dealings with contacts. Requires a high level of service responsiveness to internal customers and partnership with HR colleagues, effective written, verbal communication and presentation skills, use of sound judgment, excellent negotiation skills, effective analysis of data, complete discretion in handling sensitive human resources issues and effective relationships with all members of the Human Resources team.

    What You'll Bring

    Education: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field

    Experience / Background: 7-10+ years leading a talent acquisition function, minimum of 2 years leading recruitment efforts in a fast moving, corporate environment. CPG experience preferred, but not required. Proven experience evaluating, designing, and implementing recruitment processes and creating an exciting recruitment strategy. Experience building employer brand highly regarded. Must have proven experience leading recruitment teams in the US market.

    Required Skills/Competencies:

  • Candidate obsessed
  • Strategic and business savvy
  • Coach, persuade and influence key decision makers
  • Strong people leader who develops their team
  • Innovative and keen to find ways to reinvigorate and reinvent the candidate experience in an ever-changing talent market
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and reaching consent-based decisions in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrate strong written and oral communication skills
  • Perform and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work independently as well as part of a team
  • Possess tact, diplomacy, and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Attention to detail and passion for delivering outstanding service.
  • Exhibit project management and problem-solving skills.
  • Work well under pressure and with time constraints
  • Must be self-motivated.
  • Must be self-sufficient with MS-Office suite
  • Preferred, but not required, demonstrate working knowledge of Workday and a/or contemporary HRIS platform.

  • Travel

  • Estimate: 20% of time

  • Job Posting End Date:

    Target Hire Date :

    Target End Date :
    New York, New York