Adecco Group

Director Perm Placement-Location TBD

Location US-Virtual
Adecco Staffing


The Director of Permanent Placement works in partnership with divisional and/or regional leadership teams within areas of responsibility to achieve company’s permanent placement, or Direct Hire (DH), goals and objectives.  Provides staff with the resources needed to successfully function in their jobs, exceed customer expectations, and achieve individual as well as team goals.  Develops and implements best practice recruitment strategies and business processes to increase productivity, improve quality, and drive strong financial results.


  • Directs and supports divisional and/or regional Direct Hire (DH) initiatives, and ensures communication of these initiatives across areas of responsibility.
  • Partners with the divisional and/or regional leadership to recruit, hire, and train executive recruiting managers (ERMs) and executive recruiters (ERs).
  • Works closely with DH leadership to ensure implementation and reinforcement of DH operating procedures and principles.
  • Leads and motivates teams to achieve divisional, regional and individual performance goals.
  • Conducts daily, weekly and monthly coaching calls with teams and individuals, focusing on driving consistent results, achievement of goals, and, when applicable, diagnosing areas of breakdown.
  • Conducts new hire training for DH recruiters as well as others as needed.
  • Conducts regional/branch training as needed.
  • Participates in client meetings, interviews, fee negotiations, etc., and provides feedback and advice for training and coaching opportunities.
  • Monitors performance through key metrics and activities.
  • Trains and develops staff to provide them with the knowledge, skills and resources needed to successfully function in their jobs, exceed customer expectations, and achieve branch goals.
  • Deals with any escalated client or candidate issues and provides constructive feedback to managers and recruiters.
  • Ensures compliance with company programs and procedures.
  • Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Conduct training on all relevant systems
  • Provide reporting on ER activities and ATS documentation
  • Respond to RFPs and sales leads
  • Assist with training at High Intensity Training (HIT) classes
  • Create and update training materials as needed for ERs and staffing recruiters
  • 25%+ Travel


Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field with a minimum of seven (7) years of direct hire staffing, including a minimum of three (3) years of supervisory/management experience. Willingness and ability to travel is required.


Previous experience managing remote employees within a matrix organization is highly desirable.


  • Outstanding phone etiquette, verbal, written communication, and customer service skills.
  • Ability to strategically plan and serve as a catalyst for organizational change, cultivate a shared vision with others, and motivate others to transfer vision into action.
  • Ability to mentor, coach, train and/or supervise employees.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to develop, improve and/or streamline processes to meet established goals and objectives.
  • Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures, goals and objectives.
  • Ability to evaluate information, identify key issues and formulate conclusions based on sound, practical judgment, experience and common sense.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to apply the principles and practices to strategically align tasks and people with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of and the ability to interpret and apply local, state and federal employment-related laws, rules and regulations 
  • Strong desire to succeed, results-oriented, self-motivated, sense of urgency to achieve outcomes and exceed expectations.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic personality, fearless attitude, works well in a fast-paced dynamic atmosphere and possesses an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Strong time management skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively, proactive, resourceful, creative and ability to succeed in a competitive environment.
  • Be proficient in handling difficult client negotiations with professionalism and respect and team-oriented mentality.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Strong knowledge of Boolean Logic and SEO practices

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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