Company: Marathon Oil
Skills: HR - General, HR - Recruitment
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Enabling impact at the very heart of Marathon, the role of the Recruiting Team Lead could not be any more critical. You will enable our business to accelerate transformation, aligning talent and impact. If you are an experienced Recruiting leader with a deep passion for delivering excellence at every level - strategy and execution, we have your opportunity! This is your chance to make a significant impact on the speed of transformation in our Business by driving high value business outcomes including of course, hiring the very best talent.

Execution focused, you will challenge all activity on its outcome, its direct correlation to business impact and of course, it's alignment to our culture. You will be an expert in partnering and collaborating, you will be highly skilled at removing roadblocks for our team and for our stakeholders, you will be obsessed with our clients' needs and relentless in your pursuit of meeting their exceptionally high expectations. You will be a leader who will drive excellence in yourself as well as enable and inspire this in others.

As the Recruiting Team Lead within Marathon Oil's Human Resources Team, you will craft and implement creative, comprehensive, and strategic sourcing strategies that will enable us to grow and reach our hiring targets this year and in the future.


-Define and drive the talent sourcing strategy for all hiring activity

-Partner with D&I HR leaders to drive diversity hiring initiatives and actively seek out opportunities to increase our diversity representation, implementing strategies and processes to enable a greater level of diversity in our organization

-Partner with Talent Management to align on delivery of Workforce Planning (WFP), forecasting and headcount management

-Optimize your team to deliver against demand while ensuring productivity targets are being met

-Manage and develop a high performing team of Recruiters and Specialists - actively enabling them to do their best work and develop their talents to grow within the company

-Enhance talent acquisition capabilities by providing leadership and mentoring; fostering a culture that promotes knowledge sharing, problem solving and "One Team"

-Drive sourcing capability in support of high impact business areas of priority, identifying best talent to drive quality of hire

-Focus on quality of hire through use of interview competencies and talent mapping exercises to hire best talent for all positions - own getting the right people into the right roles, including Manager coaching to align needs with plan

-Reporting & Analytics- ensure regular and predictable pipeline reporting for business leaders and HR partners; reporting to include pipeline status, talent and market insights, calling out trends and appropriate hiring strategies in response

-Oversee the processing, tracking and reporting cost data for all recruiting program initiatives including recruiting cordination, vendor Management, referral program, recruiting events and agency spend

-Audit processes, systems and reporting on a regular basis to provide governance, KPI insights, and process improvement recommendations

-Vendor Management - Partner with on-site vendor management team (VMS) to align FTE and contractor hiring strategy, providing guidance where required

-Foster a culture of continuous improvement within the Recruiting Team by identifying areas of opportunity to improve productivity and processes

-Foster a culture of innovation by identifying and implementing AI, automation, and digital technology or resources

-As a working Team Lead, will manage a recruiting benchload including candidate pipeline management, selection, interviewing, offer management and pre-employment

-Coordinate searches with great confidentiality and the highest level of professionalism

-Partner with University Relations to maintain and develop relationships by assisting with the coordination all related activities with colleges and universities in a way which produces the best exposure and recognition from the college administration, faculty, students, and placement officers

-Provide the highest level of customer service through daily advice, hiring strategy and policy/process interpretation to managers and supervisors as well as to outside applicants to make sure that federal, state, and corporate policies are administered in a consistent and fair way

Position Requirements (skills, competencies, and experience):

-A minimum of 10 years of related business experience and ideally at least 8 years of sourcing experience; strong managerial/leadership experience critical

-Energy industry experience with knowledge of organizational alignment, functions and operations a plus

-A good knowledge of and deep passion for technology

-Ability to understand and articulate with complete clarity; recruiting partner and client's requirements, culture, needs, root causes and clear business cases/arguments for change

-Ability to communicate/collaborate effectively with Hiring Managers, Talent Managers and Compensation

-Influencing ability required with a demonstrated ability to negotiate, set expectations, overcome objections, and change outcomes; requires experience building consensus

-Demonstrated analytic skills and strong partnership with Recruiting and Business in issues

-Experience in project management and designing effective hiring processes to meet changing business needs

-Strong account management, interpersonal, organizational, written, negotiation and presentation skills

-Strong skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Candidate Tracking Systems - SuccessFactors ATS and HR Systems preferred

-Position may occasionally require travel to field locations

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether you're a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You'll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you need to succeed.

Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.

If you are a current Marathon employee please use the ERP website to submit referrals.

Posting Notes: || Houston || TX || United States (US) || Not Applicable; SF:DI; SF:GH; SF:LI; SF:MN; SF:RZ || Other Corporate Functions || Not Applicable || || 30130 ||

Marathon Oil – Where You Can Make A Difference


Marathon Oil became an independent E&P company on July 1, 2011. Based in Houston, we're focused on the most significant oil-rich resource plays in the U.S. -- the Eagle Ford in Texas, Permian in New Mexico, STACK and SCOOP in Oklahoma, and the Bakken in North Dakota. We also have international operations in Europe and Africa. While we feel like a start-up in many ways, our roots go back 130 years to our company's formation in 1887. Our stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol MRO.


We’re on a transformative path, with a variety of exceptional opportunities for people who are up to the challenge. If that’s you – if you’re seeking a challenge and ready to make a difference – you could be the right fit to help drive our future. Our U.S. exploration and development assets offer energy professionals exposure to projects from early-stage evaluation through production. Our producing international assets provide a broader perspective on the world’s energy challenges.


We have more than just opportunity to offer. We’re invested in equipping our people for an entire career – from advancing technical skills through to developing the leadership behaviors and skills that will take our business forward. Our competitive compensation and benefits package goes beyond the basics to include a wellness program, self-funded (with company match) and company-funded retirement plans, flexible hours in some positions and tuition reimbursement. Grow your career with us.