Lead Talent Acquisition Business Partner in Virtual, Arizona at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Talent Acquisition Partner role is a full life-cycle recruiting position responsible for partnering with Hiring Managers and HR to identify, attract and acquire top talent to support Stryker’s Neurovascular division.

The Neurovascular division is focused on advancing the practice of less invasive stroke therapies through its Complete Stroke Care solutions. The business provides innovative stroke products and services for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke and is committed to providing clinical education and support to help physicians deliver better patient outcomes. Products include: stent retrievers, detachable coils, stents, balloons, guidewires and microcatheters. In February 2020, Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) announced that for the tenth consecutive year it has been named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For, ranking 8th out of 100. If you join our organization, you will be working to “Make Stroke History.” Stroke is devastating; 1 of 20 deaths is from a stroke, according to the CDC. Watch this video to see how Stryker is making a difference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JANFZrpt1Hg.

This professional may work remotely.

Who we want:

  • Strategic thinkers. People who enjoy analyzing data or trends for the purposes of planning, forecasting, advising, budgeting, reporting, or sales opportunities. 
  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.
  • Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues. 
  • Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations. 
  • Curious learners. People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to develop new ideas into reality. 

What you will do:


  • Utilize your strength and passion in generating candidates by leveraging advanced recruiting tools and techniques to identify and acquire top talent.
  • Define and execute the best candidate attraction strategies while leveraging the Talent Attraction team, and TA Insights/analytics.
  • Articulate a compelling career opportunity based on the candidate’s motivation.
  • Conduct initial phone screens with candidates to assess technical skills and cultural fit and skillfully present candidate match and value to the hiring team.
  • Ensure outstanding candidate experience throughout entire recruitment lifecycle.
  • Be a subject matter expert in your area of recruitment through knowledge of market data and a strong understanding of Stryker’s business.
  • Contribute to Social Media efforts and positively promote Stryker’s brand.

Advise and Lead:

  • Listen to and understand the needs and motivations of all stakeholders.
  • Provide hiring teams expert guidance and consultation on recruitment process, policy, technology, industry trends and best practices.
  • Advise and influence hiring managers with insightful market data that shapes recruitment approach and decision making.
  • Communicate consistently and proactively to ensure alignment and remove barriers.
  • Tactfully drive the hiring process to meet aggressive KPIs.
  • Manage candidate / requisition lifecycle in ATS with highest accuracy and timeliness to ensure data integrity for reporting.


  • Identify recruitment market trends, tools, technologies and best practices and share this information through the appropriate teams for assessment and adoption.
  • Participate in projects, implement best practices, embrace change and help improve the overall talent acquisition function.

Education and special trainings:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 8 years of professional level full cycle recruiting experience.
  • Experienced leveraging multiple recruitment tools / technologies.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Preferred candidates will have a mix of agency and corporate recruitment experience.
  • AIRS or other recruitment certification a plus.

Physical and mental requirements:

  • Must be able to manage time, projects, stress, and conflict.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, including both oral and written communication.
  • Must be able to multitask and bring tasks through to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to negotiate effectively. #LI-Remote

Work From Home: Remote

Travel Percentage: None

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Join our talent network

Joining our talent network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected to you.

Join Our Team