Talent Acquisition Partner - Contract Position

at Global Atlantic Financial Group
Hartford, Connecticut, United States

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Global Atlantic Financial Group is a leader in the U.S. life insurance and annuity industry, serving the needs of individuals and institutions. Global Atlantic is a majority-owned subsidiary of KKR, a leading global investment firm that offers alternative asset management across multiple strategies and capital markets solutions.

Global Atlantic is looking for a diverse team of talented individuals who reinforce our culture of collaboration and innovation. We are dedicated to the career development of our people because we know they are critical to our long-term success. Join our team and come grow with us. 

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We are hiring a Talent Acquisition Partner to join our Talent Acquisition team based in our Hartford, CT office on a contract basis and focus their time supporting our cost-effective centralized recruiting services for all levels and all business units across the Company.  This role will be focused on sourcing and attracting high caliber candidates with the right combination of functional excellence, motivation and fit, to address the current and future business growth of Global Atlantic.  Managing the talent acquisition process from job development and posting through offer acceptance and onboarding, this talent acquisition partner will need to manage business relationships and ensure a positive candidate experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Full life-cycle recruitment: interview and screen internal and external job candidates to fill existing and future job openings.
  • Deploy effective sourcing strategies and resources such as internal and external talent pools, networking, social media, job postings, employee referrals, use of external agencies, background and reference check processes.
  • Partner with hiring managers to understand business objectives and how the open role supports those objectives and align recruitment efforts to support key competencies and skills needed. Manage hiring manager process expectations.
  • Assist managers in developing compelling offers within our compensation philosophy and position budgets.
  • Ensure positive candidate experiences. Assist with initiatives to build a powerful employment brand to help maximize recruiting efforts.  As appropriate, assist with travel / interview arrangements and scheduling.
  • Measure overall recruiting effectiveness through effective use of existing systems and tools, metrics, reporting and key performance indicators.
  • Support development and delivery of training, resources and tools that provide our hiring managers what they need to make optimal hiring decisions.
  • Support the implementation of broader talent management practices such as succession planning, internal talent mobility, retention and engagement.
  • Partner and align with other TA and HR staff, including HR Business Partners and Compensation.
  • Ensure adherence with all equal employment opportunity (EEO) legislation, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and other federal and state compliance requirements
  • Support effective onboarding practices.
  • Leads and/or participates in special projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in recruiting; direct sourcing experience preferred
  • Experience working in a recruiting agency environment a plus
  • Prior experience developing talent acquisition strategies for multiple functions and at all organization levels strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated partnership with business leaders, hiring managers and Human Resources
  • Experience in financial services industries a plus.
  • Knowledge of how to maximize capabilities of an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) (Greenhouse is a plus)
  • Communications experience a plus.
  • Strong project management skills with ability to manage multiple projects. Can function well in organization where formal process development is occurring
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Strong networker externally and internally.
  • Quickly establishes business credibility at all levels in the organization.
  • Pragmatic results orientation – takes initiative to make things happen. Not satisfied with status quo.
  • Thrives in a growing business.
  • Ability and desire to figure things out – intellectual curiosity.
  • Strong, customer focus.
  • Confidence in stating opinion and asking questions regardless of level.
  • Is a culture carrier



Global Atlantic’s total rewards package is reflective of our corporate values, particularly diversity, excellence and innovation, with a focus on inclusion, pay equity, and flexibility. We are proud to support your personal and professional growth and well-being through programs such as educational assistance, virtual physical therapy, remote/onsite fitness reimbursement, a medical second opinion program, pet insurance, military leave, parental leave, adoption assistance, fertility and family planning coverage. We strive to foster a culture of total well-being through community outreach and charitable giving programs.

We are active in our communities-

  • New York: Red Hook Conservancy, Girls Who Invest and The Bowery Mission
  • Boston: Cradles to Crayons, Project Bread, Let’s Get Ready, Rise Against Hunger, Salvation Army and many other local volunteer organizations in around the Boston area
  • Hartford: Habitat for Humanity, Foodshare, Humane Society, Hands on Hartford, Mercy Shelter and Dog Star Rescue
  • Indianapolis: Elevate Indianapolis, Gleaners Food Bank and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Batesville: American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Angels of Giving, Margaret Mary Health Foundation, Ripley County Community Foundation, Safe Passage, Batesville High School Sponsorships, local area youth sports and food pantries, as well as many others
  • Des Moines: United Way, Central Iowa Shelter & Services, Junior Achievement of Central Iowa and Make a Wish Foundation
  • Berwyn: Food drive and will be planning an event to help a local family over the holidays
  • Atlanta: Packaged Good Organization, which helps the most vulnerable community members with providing personalized care packages for people in need including the elderly, our armed forces, the homeless and hospitalized kids
  • Bermuda: Sponsor of a weekly feeding program operated by The Hamilton Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Social platforms provide an environment to collaborate with others and participate in friendly competitions towards achieving physical, emotional and financial well-being. Our highly competitive health, retirement, life and disability plans can be tailored to best suit your needs and those of your whole family.

Global Atlantic is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can meaningfully contribute to our success. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate in employment on any basis that is prohibited by federal, state or local laws.  More than that, we strive to be inclusive of all backgrounds and experiences, which we feel gives us a competitive advantage in the market and within our firm.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.

Employees who require an accommodation to perform the essential functions of their job will participate in an interactive process which may include providing documentation. If you are hired and require an accommodation for any protected status, please email benefits@gafg.com.

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