Technical Sourcer Job Description

Technical sourcers are one of the top job functions across all industries.

In this role, you will be tasked with sourcing candidates for engineering, technical, scientific, or industrial careers.

To be successful in this role, you must be good at identifying talent, both internally and globally.

It's also important for you to be adept at building relationships and be comfortable making cold calls.

Furthermore, it's important for you to be diligent and detail-oriented when scoping out companies, reviewing resumes, and handling interview follow-ups.

You'll also need to have strong research skills.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Technical Sourcer to support our engineering team. The right person for this role will be a creative thinker who can help us find the best candidates for our open positions. You should be able to work independently and be comfortable with a fast-paced environment. If you're a passionate recruiter who's ready to help us find the best talent, then we want to hear from you!

Technical Sourcer Duties:

  • Find, evaluate, assess, and qualify technical resources, consulting with the Company's requirements and budgets
  • Interpret company strategies, policies and programs
  • Partner with the technical manager/director and key team members in the development or revision of technical strategies, policies and programs
  • Manage small projects
  • Act as a technical expert
  • Provide technical expertise in special areas of expertise
  • Assist in identifying and securing candidates for open positions
  • Provide initial screening of candidates
  • Work collaboratively with HR, the hiring manager, and others in developing and executing recruitment strategies
  • Work with hiring managers to develop job descriptions
  • Develop a talent management program (i.e. succession)
  • Support assessment-related activities and processes
  • Promote positive company brand
  • Develop relationships with external recruiting agencies
  • Perform other functions as assigned

Technical Sourcer Responsibilities:

  • Research and contact target companies to identify details of project work scope and requirements, including budget and schedule demands, and estimate labor rates and project expenses in writing
  • Research government resources to identify potential sources of both private and public funding
  • Create and submit written proposals; present proposals to potential clients
  • Review and approve contract documents
  • Write project reviews and progress reports, including budgeting and estimates
  • Manage and oversee subcontracts, purchase orders, and change orders
  • Research local, state, and federal government agencies to identify sources of funding
  • Create new contracts and maintain existing contracts
  • Conduct market research and statistical analysis to determine project feasibility
  • Maintain accurate and updated project records

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, science, or technology
  • 2+ years proven experience in identifying technical solutions to complex business problems
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Excel
  • Expert knowledge of industry best practices in software engineering, systems architecture, and operations

[Company Name] is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We understand that a diverse and inclusive team is essential to building a successful company. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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