AmTrust Financial Services, Inc.

  • Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist - Underwriting Division

    Job Locations US-GA-Alpharetta
    Requisition ID
    Human Resources
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    AmTrust Financial Services, a commercial insurance company, has an immediate need for a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist. The successful candidate will provide proactive recruitment and support for our Underwriting offices in the US. The successful candidate will work to provide hands-on full life cycle recruitment for our Underwriting division. Source, assess, and recruit underwriting candidates for openings at all levels. Develop and implement innovative and cost effective recruiting strategies. Work with other members of the Talent Acquisition team on corporate wide recruitment projects and initiatives. This position reports to the Director of Talent Acquisition.


    • Full-cycle recruitment to include: job description development, job posting, sourcing, interviewing, reference checks and offer negotiation
    • Build and maintain network of potential candidates through pro-active market research, sourcing and on-going relationship management
    • Work closely with the Director of Talent Acquisition to develop recruiting strategies to identify top talent
    • Participate in special projects/talent acquisition initiatives including assessment of best practices in interviewing techniques, leveraging of internal sources of talent and sidentification of top performers for our open positions
    • Establish strong partnerships with hiring teams to quickly assess business needs, determine candidate profile and launch a thorough hiring strategy
    • Interview candidates within the framework of the position specification.
    • Possess strong ability to screen, interview and prepare an ideal candidate slate within an appropriate and consistent timeline
    • Offer guidance and facilitate the negotiation process through to its completion
    • Follow up with clients and assist with the candidate’s transition and onboarding proces


    • Minimum of 7 years full-cycle recruiting experience required; of this experience 3 years of underwriting recruiting. Must be open and flexible to assisting other areas as needed.
    • Bachelor's degree preferred
    • Proficiency using ATS systems and meeting goals in a metric driven environment
    • Prior experience working in an insurance company
    • Passionate about providing exceptional customer service to internal and external partners and clients
    • Proven aptitude to execute in a changing professional environment
    • Possess a wide range of experience on current corporate recruiting policies, practices, and industry trends
    • Strong knowledge of basic employment law, OFCCP guidelines and HR practices
    • Experienced in behavioral based interviewing, pre-employment testing, and other innovative selection methods
    • Able to assess staffing needs and develop creative and effective recruiting strategies to meet those needs
    • Aptitude in assessing intangible aspects of candidates accurately (candidate's fit with the position and with the company culture)
    • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and work with all levels of management


    What We Offer

    AmTrust Financial Services offers a competitive compensation package and excellent career advancement opportunities.  Our benefits include: Medical & Dental Plans, Life Insurance, including eligible spouses & children, Health Care Flexible Spending, Dependent Care, 401k Savings Plans, Paid Time Off.



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