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Acquisition Specialists procure goods and services on behalf of a company. Main responsibilities of an Acquisition Specialist include developing acquisition strategies, negotiating prices with suppliers, finding the best deals, reaching out to property owners, reporting to senior management, and managing vendor databases. Successful resume samples for Acquisition Specialist highlight skills such as procurement expertise, problem solving, strategic planning, computer competences, attention to details, and negotiation. Eligible resumes make display of a degree in business administration or a relevant field.

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Acquisition Specialist

Reported vendor qualification status for the F-18 Air Force Industrial Program, and Naval Fleet Programs, valuing over $2 million in FY 11 and 12. Conducted business case projecting over $1.4 billion recommending improvement strategies for portfolio managers, increasing program efficiency and cash flow.

  • Investigated and reported program dependencies impeding operations, saving the directorate over $20 million in non-value added processes
  • Performed root cause analysis recommending policy reform terminating 25% of assigned procurement workload
  • Analyzed vendor financial statements determining merger and acquisition target’s ability to successfully perform services
  • Create pricing models, wage determinations, and learning curves to decrease non-value added cost
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business
MA
Project Management
MA
Public Administration
2

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Led team in recruiting efforts while decreasing time-to-fill and recruitment expense by 21%

  • Identified potential sources for recruiting staff (i.e. job fairs, community organizations, advocacy groups, military transition centers, vocational/technical schools, colleges and universities.)
  • Developed and implemented creative and cost effective human resource events that increased employee satisfaction and morale
  • Assessed skill level of prospective candidates, conducted interviews, and discussed job responsibilities
  • Processed new hire paperwork, including W-4's, filed background checks, and insurance enrollments
  • Coordinated with hiring managers to create and maintain recruiting and interviewing plans
  • Resource for managers in managing and editing position descriptions and requisitions, and field questions regarding hiring practices, candidate status, and responses to job postings.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BBA
Human Resources
3

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Manage full life cycle recruiting in a high-volume environment for Home & Personal Care, Nutrition, Performance Chemicals & Intermediates filling exempt positions in Sales, Marketing, R&D, Finance, Engineering, Manufacturing/Operations at plant-level across 8 locations. Lead recruiting efforts partnering with managers and Human Resources to develop staffing strategies to recruit top talent. Manage third party recruiting vendors and contracts.

  • Leverage diversity recruiting strategies to meet company targets
  • Key member of the Veterans Hiring Team; partnered to develop a recruitment strategy to drive military recruiting efforts that resulted in an increase awareness and more veteran hires
  • Member of Rutgers University Recruiting Team; partnered with University Recruiting to conduct onsite events at Rutgers University
  • Recipient of several awards for overall excellence; consistently earned above team average in annual feedback surveys from business and HR partners.
  • Manage list of eligible vendors, working with legal on revising current agreements and putting metrics in place to measure ongoing vendor performance
  • Designed, developed and implemented the Candidate Satisfaction Survey resulting in improved processes, better candidate satisfaction. [company name] received the CandE Award four years in a row
  • Served as member of the integration team for an acquired company; trained 40+acquired employees on company hiring process and practices
  • Led team that created online training for new managers on the hiring process
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
4

Senior Acquisition Specialist / Program Integrator

Provide program management and contracting officer support for [company name] an organization with 17,500 Soldiers, Department of the Army civilians and contractors, located at 180 locations in 40 countries executing command of operational intelligence forces; conducts worldwide multi-discipline and all-source intelligence operations; delivers advanced skills training, linguist support, specialized quick reaction capabilities, and intelligence-related logistics, contracting, and communications in support of Army, Joint, and Coalition commands and the National Intelligence Community. Abundant knowledge and utilization of the federal contracting career field to include Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), Department of Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS), Army FAR Supplement (AFARS), laws, Executive Orders, policies and procedures as it relates to Department.

  • Developed the Enterprise Performance Management & Tracking database to capture contract data of $17.3B; provided a direct reporting system to the Office of Secretary of Defense and Office of the Director for National Intelligence
  • Provided contract and program management support for 180+ worldwide intelligence communities valued at $321M; delivered flexible, comprehensive logistical support for global locations worldwide
  • Collaborated and managed several integrated product teams (IPTs) to improve the overall [company name] contracting process by 90%
  • Delivered program management support throughout INSCOM to ensure the Acquisition Center awarded and managed strategic level Global Intelligence Support Services (GISS) and Enterprise IT contracts valued at $7.2B
  • Conducted diverse pre-and post-award contract functions and projects to include: conducting market research, developing acquisition strategies and plans, preparing and issuing solicitations, evaluating, and negotiating price/cost
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Criminal Justice
Computer Resources And Information Management
Procurement And Acquisition Management
5

Network Acquisition Specialist

  • Identify and negotiated existing leases between land owners on existing cellular tower locations.
  • Sites and locations expanded from Pittsburgh to the Southern Eastern Coastal Regions.
  • Build relationships with key decision makers and match landowners with the right solutions for their needs.
  • Served as integral member of the team that delivered revenue sharing to landowners with multiple carrier towers.
  • Consistently exceeded in acquiring over 60 site leases, earning recognition as one of the top Acquisition Specialists, based on site leases purchases.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Tv Production
6

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Partnered with Hiring Managers to understand business goals and define Recruiting strategies

  • Hired all Information Technology candidates for the headquarters. Positions included Project Managers, Oracle Database Administrators, Programmers and Engineers.
  • Designed and executed comprehensive search strategies designed to recruit top quality talent for this Medical Device and Consumer Products Company
  • Full life cycle recruiting for positions
  • Negotiated compensation and extending offers to selected candidates
  • Coached hiring managers on behavioral based interviewing techniques
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Liberal Arts
Phr
7

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Partnered strategically with Staffing Consultants, Managers and leadership to develop a specific plan to provide qualified candidates.

  • Provided accurate and timely information to Staffing Consultants & hiring managers for each job requisition, along with any supervisors and/or department staff members who are involved with the interview process at the site.
  • Recruited for staffing at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital and Shared Revenue Cycle Operations
  • Conducted searches and develops relationships with social networking website such as LinkedIn and Indeed.com, as well as Niche Sites.
  • Built, improved and sustained relationship with Staffing Consultants, Managers and Leadership through a positive, proactive partnership.
  • Participated in job fairs and recruitment events throughout the year.
  • Involved in the Recruitment SCRO TEAM project which included reviewing, screening, and scheduling the internal candidates.
  • Participated in community college job fairs.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Business Management
8

Recruitment/talent Acquisition Specialist

Assisted the Talent Acquisition Manager through job postings, announcements, community outreach, and internal communication between offshore acquisition teams, Performed reference and background checks.

  • Qualified candidates for skill, cultural, and motivational fit, utilizing behavioral based approach and screening criteria defined by the client.
  • Served as a liaison with area employment agencies by proactively pipelining talent and creating pre-qualified candidate talent pools in line with the client's workforce plans, colleges, and industry associations.
  • Developed and implemented applicant initiatives such as candidate newsletters, marketing campaigns, sourcing strategies etc.
  • Performed in-person and phone interviews with candidates, Screening resumes, aided applicants in new hire form completion such as benefit, tax, and income forms, administering appropriate company assessments
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
Voc
Dade Lgbt Chamber Of Commerce
Voc
Vocational Degree
9

Talent Acquisition Specialist

  • Filled 50+ positions with top-notch candidates, utilized a wide variety of methods to generate leads including web-based sourcing, internet posting, internal and external job fairs and referral programs.
  • Assisted several private companies within the St. Louis area regarding employee relation scenarios.
  • Aided during the implementation of a "New Hire' follow-up program designed to better retain new team members. Conducted follow-ups, determine the effectiveness of recruiting and retention plans.
  • Processed weekly/bi-weekly payroll utilizing Kronos, printed and distributed paper checks.
  • Taught military members interview/resume skills necessary when they depart the service.
  • Designed, organized and provided onboarding, employee training, and leadership development training.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
MA
Volunteer / Organization Affiliations
10

Talent Acquisition Specialist

  • Lead recruiter responsible for all aspects of the Sales, Marketing, and associated Technical positions for this start-up.
  • Established best practices for candidate selection and interviewing processes.
  • Assisted with the creation of formalized HR policies that would provided needed structure to the organization and scale with its growth.
  • Built industry connections to raise awareness of the company. With a solution built on real-time tracking and associate data analytics, the market for top talent was highly competitive.
  • Created partnerships with top local university programs allowing for internship options for undergraduates and career options for post-graduate programs.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
It And Medical Technology

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