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Expert Executive Recruiter

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 46001 

Job Category : Human Resources 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: Human Resources

Job Location : San Francisco

Department Overview 

The Talent Acquisition & Mobility department is a dynamic group that focuses on strategically aligning with the lines of business and as talent advisors who are able to identify, recruit, and acquire top talent internally and externally in order to meet client needs and company goals. To be successful, you must possess a passion for building and maintaining strong professional relationships and have a deep understanding of the business and its unique challenges.


Position Summary 

We are seeking an Executive Recruiter who is passionate about identifying talent both internally and externally. This person should enjoy working closely with clients to achieve theirs and company goals. The Executive Recruiter will be an active participant in the development of the executive talent pipeline and will partner with senior management in support of business units. This person will be proficient at identifying and attracting high caliber talent that will align with PG&E’s values and business objectives. They will partner with HRBP, Leadership Development, Performance and Inclusion to support a fully integrated talent management model. The Executive Recruiter will also provide thought leadership on new talent acquisition tools, processes, policies and procedures. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills and the ability to partner effectively at the Director, Officer, and Executive level, as well as strong consulting and negotiating expertise. This candidate will also have the ability to develop key relationships and will have solid business acumen. The successful candidate must have knowledge of internal recruiting systems and processes and be able to flex and adapt quickly.


Job Responsibilities 

  • Relationship management is at the Director, Officer, and Executive level providing strategic guidance, direction, and consultation
  • Conduct Director, Officer, and Executive level searches; develops and implements innovative recruiting solutions, services, and processes
  • Partner with other HR COE to support a fully integrated talent management model
  • Identify internal pipeline that will support the business needs and develop talent for future
  • Manage relationships with external search firms considering expected results and associated costs
  • Develop long-term executive staffing strategy in conjunction with workforce planning
  • Work with others in the recruiting department and human resources to execute on recruiting strategies and plans.
  • May lead cross functional projects for the recruiting department that have impact across HR
  • Research and advise management on industry/function best practices
  • Coach, mentor, and guide the work of other recruiters
  • Provide exceptional client service and manage the presentation, selection, offer, negotiation, closing, and administrative components involved in full lifecycle recruiting at PG&E
  • Serves as single point of contact to leaders within the Lines of Business for all recruiting matters
  • Creates and implements strategic sourcing and recruiting strategies to meet client needs
  • Initiate, develop, and maintain strong working relationships with managers, HR Business Partners, vendors, community organizations, and other HR team members to create a partnership that yields success, predictable results, and credibility
  • Conduct complete and detailed intake sessions, ensuring an understanding of job duties, responsibilities, and business requirements
  • Work with hiring managers on creating prescreening questions to assist with qualifying candidates/phone screens
  • Review resumes and credentials for appropriateness of skills, experience, and knowledge in relation to position requirements
  • Identify opportunities to positively impact diversity hiring efforts
  • Build an effective pipeline of key talent potentially available for immediate hire as succession planning needs dictate
  • Provide complete, accurate, and inspiring information to candidates about the company and position
  • Maintain accurate and well-ordered documentation on all candidates, searches, hiring manager interactions, and other recruiting activities to ensure a safe and thorough audit if required




  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in full lifecycle recruiting to include experience with recruitment databases and applicant tracking systems



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • PHR or SPHR
  • Demonstrated experience partnering with executives and conducting executive level searches
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience complying with government regulations relating to hiring practices, including but not limited to: OFCCP, EEO, and Affirmative Action
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • Creative approach to diversity recruiting
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated experience coaching, mentoring and training
  • Broad knowledge of all aspects of human resource administration
  • Comprehensive knowledge of government regulations
  • Experience with in-house recruiting for large organizations (10,000+ employees)
  • Energy and utility experience


Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Employee Privacy Notice                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) goes into effect on January 1, 2020. CCPA grants new and far-reaching privacy rights to all California residents. The law also entitles  job applicants, employees and non-employee workers to be notified of what personal information PG&E collects and for what purpose. The Employee Privacy Notice can be accessed through the following link: Employee Privacy Notice

PG&E will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment in a manner consistent with all state and local laws.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland