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MasterCard Manager, Talent Acquisition - Executive Recruitment in New Jersey

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Manager, Talent Acquisition - Executive Recruitment


Mastercard’s Talent Acquisition Team is responsible for developing diverse sourcing strategies to identify and attract the most competitive talent both internally and externally to ensure Mastercard’s continued success in payments innovation.

Reporting into the Vice President, Global Talent Acquisition, the Manager, Talent Acquisition is an individual contributor senior level recruiter position and will manage full life cycle recruitment and talent sourcing efforts for executive requisitions across Mastercard.

The manager will assist in building, strengthening, and expanding key businesses by attracting talent in a priceless way. The passion Mastercard has to innovate and lead must be reflected through the individual in this role as a brand ambassador of our company.

  • Are you passionate about searching for talent? Do you bring fresh ideas and insights to advance the Talent Acquisition strategy and vision for the future?

  • Do you have the ability to develop strong relationships at all levels and build alignment to business strategy and priorities?

  • Are you interested in being an integral member of a talent acquisition team supporting an organization experiencing significant growth?


• Develop a dynamic portfolio sourcing approach and manage requisitions as the recruiter for key executive roles across the Mastercard organization.

• Build partnerships with local, regional, and global leadership to identify important talent needs and develop creative strategies to attract and assess talent.

• Manage, evaluate, and develop innovative direct sourcing plans to attract diverse talent to our core, developing, and emerging businesses. Develop talent pipelines for critical & recurring roles as well as provide market intelligence.

• Recommend and execute against effective recruitment marketing and advertising to attract top talent and highlight Mastercard as an employer of choice.

• Oversee external recruitment, internal mobility, and employee referral programs to satisfy Mastercard’s hiring needs for assigned client groups.

• Responsible for managing effective partnerships and measuring success with external recruitment partners.

• Meet quarterly goals for time-to-fill, cost per hire, diverse candidate slates, candidate pipelines, and required applicant tracking updates.

• Participate in ad hoc team projects.

All About You:

• Extensive experience in direct sourcing, candidate assessment, as well as recruiting principles, theories and concepts. Previous direct sourcing knowledge and use of tools in addition to LinkedIN is required. AIRS certification is an asset.

• Prior experience recruiting all levels of talent across a range of functions as a corporate in-house recruiter or in an RPO model is required. Prior experience recruiting at the executive level highly preferred. Previous recruitment experience recruiting for a variety of functions is required. Recruitment agency or international recruitment experience is an asset.

• Extensive knowledge of at least one applicant tracking system and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.

• High standards, continuously raising the bar, delivering with a sense of urgency; operating with a strong customer relationship and satisfaction approach.

• A demonstrated track record as an effective networker and closer.

• A self-starter who can act as a strong individual contributor, operating effectively in a matrixed organization.

• Knowledge of U.S. employment laws.

• Remote based considered.

Due to COVID-19, most of our employees are working from home. We’ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video and are onboarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we’re all in this together.

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.​

If you require accommodations or assistance to complete the online application process, please contact and identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting. Do not include any medical or health information in this email. The Reasonable Accommodations team will respond to your email promptly.

Corporate Security Responsibility

Every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security. All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and therefore, it is expected that the successful candidate for this position must:

• Abide by Mastercard’s security policies and practices;

• Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;

• Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and

• Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercard’s guidelines.

Requisition ID: R-139280