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At Brown Brothers Harriman, we believe no job is too big or small for any of us to handle if it helps our clients. We value passionate, committed people who enjoy collaborating with others to find innovative solutions to complex business challenges. We are looking for the type of person who speaks their mind, truly listens and steps outside their role to add value wherever they can.  Someone who is driven to get things done and views obstacles as an exciting challenge that demands a creative solution. Above all, we seek someone who takes great pride in their work and is inspired and motivated by their role in protecting and enhancing our client’s financial well-being.

If you are looking for an entrepreneurial environment where you can learn and thrive, Brown Brothers Harriman is the right place for you.

Join us as a Talent Acquisition Senior Recruiter

As a Talent Acquisition Senior Recruiter, you will partner with the business to attract and select the best talent for their teams. Your passion for recruiting and your ability to distinguish between good and great talent will enable you to help hire top diverse candidates who will thrive in our organization. Your relationship management and influencing skills will make you a credible partner to the business, providing valuable insights and market trends and your positive attitude will make the candidate experience at BBH impressive.

In this role, you will be focused on full life-cycle recruitment, up through executive levels, across our Private Banking, Investment Management, and Infrastructure and Technology businesses. Working in close partnership with the business, other recruiters and HR Business Partner teams, you will drive our talent acquisition strategy and will manage relationships with hiring managers and senior business leaders.  In addition, you will be an expert at searching for candidates, using the latest search techniques to uncover talent in competitive markets.

This role can be based out of our New York, Boston, Philadelphia or Charlotte offices, and we anticipate will be a hybrid position.

To be successful, you’ll need to:

  • Think like an owner in filling open roles in a timely, cost effective and qualitative manner
  • Think commercially: Be curious about the business’ objectives and understand how you can contribute by bringing the right talent to  help the business achieve its goals.
  • Enjoy collaboration and being a true partner
  • Come up with innovative ideas to attract diverse talent pools and select the best for BBH
  • Be willing to ‘roll up your sleeves’ to do whatever it takes to deliver excellent client service to our candidates and hiring managers. 

Your profile:

You have proven experience (5+ years) in end to end recruiting, ideally in private wealth management, commercial banking, private equity and/or investment management. You are flexible, adaptable and you persevere as deliverables and priorities change. You have excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, a commercial mindset, as well as strong client service and relationship management skills.  You are hands on in filling requisitions, while you also think strategically and commercially.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop appropriate recruiting plans to deliver talent to clients and provide relevant market updates to inform clients of changes that may impact their talent strategies
  • Deploy a range of innovative and effective sourcing and selection strategies to identify and attract a diverse pool of high caliber talent
  • Work in close collaboration with the business and HR Business Partners to ensure effective planning of upcoming recruiting requirements and coordination of ongoing service delivery
  • Screen and interview candidates and make valued recommendations to BBH hiring managers, ensuring cultural fit and quality standards
  • Collaborate with HR colleagues in Compensation to develop and structure appropriate offers, and effectively navigate through hiring details
  • Create an exceptional experience for all candidates and employees throughout the hiring process and ensure that timely and professional communications are issued to candidates
  • Accurately maintain Workday, our Applicant Tracking System, to ensure we are taking advantage of efficiencies and reporting opportunities
  • Support the execution and implementation of workforce policies (employee referrals, job posting, etc.) and provide input on enhancements to current systems, technologies, practices and procedures used within talent acquisition
  • Support HR Business Partner in Workforce Planning initiatives to forecast hiring volumes; provide input on market trends
  • Deliver appropriate reports, metrics and updates on recruitment progress and initiatives
  • Assist hiring manager and business partners with development/refinement of job descriptions, when needed


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • 5+ years recruitment experience within financial services; knowledge of BBH business areas strongly preferred, with an ability to be viewed as a credible partner to the business
  • Exceptional relationship management and interpersonal skills with the ability to successfully negotiate and influence
  • Proven direct sourcing experience strongly preferred: excellent research skills that result in the creation of unique talent pools of qualified candidates and a demonstrated ability to create, execute and measure multiple sourcing strategies
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Experience using an ATS to track and engage with passive candidates; Knowledge of Workday preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with LinkedIn/LinkedIn Recruiter, LinkedIn Project and other search platforms
  • Must be able to work independently and as a team member in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands
  • Proficiency with the MS Office suite including in-depth knowledge of Outlook, Word, and Excel with the ability to pick up new systems and software easily
  • Demonstrated client focus and strong action orientation, with an ability to think independently and creatively, and take ownership of critical issues. 
  • Excellent attention to detail and a proven ability to manage time, priorities and projects

What we Offer:

  • A collaborative environment that enables you to step outside your role to add value wherever you can
  • Opportunities to grow your expertise and take on new challenges
  • A culture of inclusion that values each employee’s unique perspective
  • Rewarding work with the flexibility to enjoy personal and family experiences at every career stage

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, creed, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other protected status under federal, state or local law.


Full time

New York