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Director, Talent Acquisition Corporate & Shared Services

Cypress, Texas
HR Services - Talent Acqu

Job Description

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Company: Sysco Business Services
Location: US-TX-Cypress
Zip Code: 77429
Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 7
Position Type: Exempt
Travel Percentage: Up to 25%


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At Sysco Shared Services, we serve up exceptional service, executing standardized processes in key business operations such as Finance, Human Resources, and Client Services. Our collaborative, cross-functional team and continuous improvement culture sets Sysco apart and provides us with a competitive advantage in the marketplace. We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a high performing organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We are looking for talented, results-oriented individuals who thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why good things really do come from Sysco.



The primary purpose of this job is to oversee all facets of recruiting activities for the talent acquisition team supporting Sysco’s Corporate and Shared Business Services locations. The person in this position will lead the team to deliver exceptional talent acquisition service to Corporate and Shared Business Services stakeholders, develop and execute talent acquisition strategies, provide internal and external labor market intelligence, and build and maintain relationships with all levels of leadership. This position will also help source diverse talent for Corporate and SBS positions.  This team is the entry point for finding candidates who will flourish across our Corporate and SBS locations and this comes with an intense focus on delivering a memorable experience for both our internal stakeholders and our candidates. This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team in a growing organization and increase the strategic contribution of Sysco’s Talent Acquisition team.


Essential Functions

  • Lead and develop a Talent Acquisition (TA) team to ensure all Corporate and Shared Business Services (SBS) recruitment goals are met while maintaining a collaborative and engaging team environment;
  • Lead the Corporate and SBS TA teams to provide best-in-class recruitment including, but not limited to, posting positions, sourcing candidates, partnering with hiring managers to develop a recruitment strategy, interviewing and presenting candidates that are aligned to the position profile, delivering an exceptional candidate experience and extending job offers;
  • Identify strategies for sourcing all levels of required talent for Corporate and SBS;
  • Provide outstanding guidance to applicable business leaders throughout the entire recruitment process, developing, implementing and teaching the team how to most effectively source/recruit to meet the needs of the business;
  • Effectively participate in collaborative conversations with business leaders, hiring managers, and human resource leaders in order to leverage your understanding of the labor market and enable our ability to attract the right talent to fill open roles;
  • Lead Corporate and SBS TA team to effectively create and maintain diverse candidate pipelines from a broad range of sources;
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with placement agencies, contract recruiters and other vendors to enhance the quality and diversity of talent pools;
  • Provide insight through metrics, measures, and reporting to Corporate and SBS stakeholders around TA process and systems;
  • Continuously drive measurable improvements in the recruitment and selection process, while ensuring that organizational priorities are met;
  • Work collaboratively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Participate in the evaluation, selection and development of talent acquisition processes, systems/technology, and people in order to maximize service delivery capabilities to the business.
  • Other tasks as required.



  • Customer-service focus with a “roll up your sleeves” attitude to make things happen;
  • Passion to grow strong relationships across all levels of the organization;
  • Endless curiosity to question the way things are and have the courage to develop them into what they can be;
  • Proactive and data-driven approach to problem solving, drive to find root causes and fix them, despite challenges;
  • Ability to work through ambiguity and maintain composure in a variety of situations;
  • Passion for excellence backed by a track record of accountability, collaboration, and integrity.


Minimum Qualifications

Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Human Resources or a related field;
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of related experience;
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in leading and managing others;
  • Expertise and a proven track record of developing recruiting best practices, and candidate sourcing strategies;
  • Well-developed skills in coaching and developing team members while driving a culture of accountability;
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication, interpersonal, consultative, and negotiation skills;
  • Understanding of labor supply market trends and legal requirements;
  • Expertise in developing and presenting strategic recruitment plans to internal clients and sourcing for hard-to-fill and critical positions;
  • Applicant Tracking System experience;
  • Ability to travel between Houston Sysco locations and to regional/national recruitment events.



  • Experience using SuccessFactors and/or Workday;
  • Recruiting agency/high volume recruiting experience;
  • Senior level/Executive recruiting experience;
  • Corporate recruiting experience;
  • “Full Cycle” recruiting experience;
  • Shared Services Center experience;
  • Management experience in a talent acquisition department


Reports To

Senior Director of Talent Acquisition


Supervisory Responsibility

This position will manage a team of associates.


Licenses and Certifications

There are no additional certifications required.


Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to an indoor office setting with moderate noise.



Limited travel to various Houston-area locations and to occasional regional and national recruitment events is required.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to meet the following physical demands:

Physical Demand






























Bending, Stretching or Reaching










Talking on the phone, person-to-person & in group





Hearing on the phone, person-to-person & in group





Vision for near, mid-range, far, peripheral, depth and color





Use of computer





Use of telephone





Use of office equipment





Pushing/pulling/lifting/ carrying from 5 to 50 lbs.





Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Sysco is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

ReqID: 62813