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Manager Human Resources

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Buellton, California, United States
Posted:
March 09, 2018

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Audra Colquitte-Matthews

GLOBAL TALENT ACQUISITION / STRATEGIC BUSINESS PARTNER

HIGH-ENERGY INFLUENCER

805-***-**** ac4q1m@r.postjobfree.com

https://www.linkedin.com/in/audra-colquitte-matthews-b1b7154 More Than 18 Years of Management Experience in Top-Tier Companies Senior Level and High Volume Recruitment

Scientific • Pharmaceutical • Medical • Entertainment • Non-Profit Innovative change agent, passionate about building top teams and helping organizations become more competitive. A trusted advisor across all levels with a history for spearheading critical initiatives and driving strategies to scale business with the most sought-after talent. Most recently, redefined recruiting processes for a billion-dollar scientific company, launching the first Applicant Tracking System in company history. Leadership Competencies

• Modern Acquisition Strategies • ATS Implementation-Launch • Vendor Management

• Full-Cycle Global Recruiting • Metrics Development-Reporting • Marketing-Social Media

• Strategic Workforce Planning • Process-Program Development • Post M&A Integration

• EEO and OFCCP Compliance • Networking-Candidate Sourcing • Employment Branding

• C-Suite Recruiting • Contract Negotiation • Diversity-Military Recruiting Expert in Optimizing Human Capital and Inspiring High Performing Cultures PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

BRUKER CORPORATION, Santa Barbara, CA 2012 – 2017

SENIOR MANAGER, GLOBAL RECRUITING, BNANO GROUP

RECRUITING MANAGER, NORTH AMERICA, BNS DIVISION

($1.6B instrumentation company, 6,000 employees worldwide) Managed global recruiting (Europe, Asia, Latin America) within matrix organization for five divisions. Directed team of three contract recruiters and one coordinator. Created recruitment plans to build the talent acquisition process and quality of hiring across BNANO. Significantly minimized time-to-fill and cost per hire.

• Advised management on employment matters and growth initiatives. Developed time-to-fill, source per hire, and status reports for senior leadership and hiring managers. Drove data-driven recruiting activities, including analytics that provided informed decision support

• Reviewed reports and analysis with VP, HR and Finance. Met with functional heads to review status of recruiting and new hires; used input to iterate process and search practices

• Managed 20-25 requisition load while overseeing Talent Acquisition function. Partnered with Human Resources Business Partners to meet aggressive hiring goals and ensure efficient on-boarding, training and engagement

• Drove talent acquisition process across all business functions, focused on candidate sourcing and generation, candidate experience, recruitment marketing, process improvement, and team development

• Divisional oversight of Affirmative Action Program (AAP) Key Accomplishments:

• Created an environment with high performance standards and high value on human capital

• Key member of team that launched the first companywide ATS system

• Met key diversity and military hiring goals using creative outreach strategies

• Tapped to oversee Global Mobility and Relocation Program

• Successful integration of Talent Acquisition staff, processes and standards after two mergers

• Received stock grant for recognition of outstanding achievement in meeting aggressive hiring goals Audra Colquitte-Matthews

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DECKERS CORPORATION, Santa Barbara, CA 2010 – 2012 SENIOR RECRUITER, NORTH AMERICA

($1.8B Lifestyle Brand, 3,300 Employees Worldwide) Directly accountable for driving recruiting strategy, championing diversity and establishing processes during a phase of hyper growth. Managed OFCCP compliance, immigration and relocation. Delivered comprehensive and efficient recruitment support for entire U.S. operation, from entry-level to executive. Key Accomplishments:

• Drove time-to-fill metrics: 60-75 days for non-exempt positions; 90 days for exempt

• Reduced use and renegotiated search firm contracts savings company over $750,000

• Served as Subject Matter Expert for first ATS implementation and launch

• Improved reporting and analytics capabilities for TTF metrics and critical hiring reporting CM CONSULTING, Santa Barbara, CA 2009 – 2010

TALENT ACQUISITION PARTNER

Managed recruiting for C-Suite, senior and staff Engineers, R&D, Sales, and Finance positions in dental, medical and pharmaceutical client companies. Executed business development efforts for outplacement firm. Key Accomplishments:

• Introduced and spearhead use of technology, “Green Interviewing” to build significant efficiencies and cost reductions within the recruitment process

• Advised recruiter responsible for ATS implementation and served as beta tester

• Renegotiated search firm fee agreements with savings of $300,000 in first 3 months WALT DISNEY STUDIOS, Burbank, CA 2008 – 2009

MANAGER OF RECRUITMENT

($2.7B film studio with 6,000 employees worldwide) Provided recruitment leadership for Studio Segment Business. Lead manager and above-level searches. Established key recruiting metrics and ensured OFCCP compliance. Provided strategic direction to recruiting team to include aggressive efforts to attract and retain top candidates – positioned company as “Number #1 Employer of Choice”.

Key Accomplishments:

• Project lead on Studio-wide redesign and launch of career site and branding strategy

• Served on enterprise wide taskforce to assess current practices and develop OFCCP standards

• Identified underutilized positions and employed strategies to reduce diversity gaps

• Provided career counseling and job search techniques to displaced employees during several layoffs

• Retained key displaced employees through aggressive deployment efforts ALLERGAN MEDICAL (INAMED), Santa Barbara, CA 2003 – 2008 MANAGER OF TALENT ACQUISITION

(Division of Allergan, $350M, 1,500 employees worldwide) Managed executive and management assignments. Drove hiring goals and key financial metrics for the division. Directed a team of four recruiters and one sourcer. Retained after Inamed acquisition to direct division’s full-cycle recruitment for executive, management, professional and entry-level positions. Key Accomplishments:

• Metrics: 225 positions filled: Reduced time-to-fill 25%. Average time-to-fill: 46 days; Positions: (Sales, Engineers, Marketing, IT, Clinical)

• Lead two consecutive sales expansions: Filled 50 plus multi-state positions within deadline of 45 days

• Reduced costly use of retained and contingency search firms by 30% Audra Colquitte-Matthews

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INAMED CORPORATION, Santa Barbara, CA (2003 – 2006) MANAGER OF TALENT ACQUISITION

Managed C-Suite, executive and management recruiting. Assembled sourcing team for candidate generation and competitive intelligence research. Lead recruiting team of five. Conducted workforce planning and partnered with HR Business Partners to determine staffing needs. Consulted international Human Resources and recruitment team in areas of strategy, agency selection, offer negotiation and on-boarding. Positioned company as

“Employer of Choice”by enhancing local and national employment branding strategy. Key Accomplishments:

• Lead multi-disciplinary team in design, implementation and launch of iRecruitment, ATS

• Initiated significant programmatic changes resulting in savings of over $500,000 in two years

• Created first Employee Referral Program, resulting in 40% increase of successful hires WARNER MUSIC GROUP, Burbank, CA 2000 – 2003

MANAGER OF RECRUITMENT

(Division of AOL Time Warner, $3.5B, 4,000 employees worldwide) Managed full-cycle recruitment efforts for Warner Music Group including Rhino Entertainment, Warner Chappell and Atlantic Records. Supported key manufacturing division’s positions for WEA and Warner Brothers Records. Developed Behavioral Based Interview Guides and coached hiring managers. Generalist duties included: Benefits Administration, LOA Administration and Employee Relations. Achieved outstanding ratings repeatedly through Hiring Manager Satisfaction Surveys.

Key Accomplishments:

• Developed Rhino Entertainment Internship program converting 75% of interns into new hires

• Developed company-wide Diversity Initiatives and lead Diversity Team to accomplish their goals

• Increased number and quality of key hires while reducing use of search firms and time-to-fill

• Increased minority recruitment 40%

• Received Rhino Charger Award for creation of innovative ‘Diversity Initiatives’ and marketing plans RELEVANT BACKGROUND:

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMS, SHELTER SERVICES FOR WOMEN

MEMBER, EXECUTIVE TEAM

Directed business and program delivery operations for five major programs with $500,000 budget. Hired and managed five managers – total organization oversight for 15 employees. EDUCATION

M.A. ANTIOCH UNIVERSITY, Santa Barbara, CA

Organizational Management

Cultural Diversity Study Abroad: Chinese University of Hong Kong B.A. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, SANTA BARBARA

Psychology Major

TECHNICAL SKILLS / AFFILIATIONS

Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook ATS Systems: iCIMS, TALEO, iRecruitment, Resumix

SAP, Oracle, Smarterm Benefits Database, Social Media, AIRS Training Society of Human Resources – SHRM

Santa Barbara Human Resources Association – SBHRA



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