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Senior Technical Contract Recruiter

About the position

In this full cycle recruiting position, the Senior Technical Contract Recruiter acts as a primary contact to the candidates, hiring managers and other stakeholders in the recruiting and hiring process. The Recruiter works directly with Hiring Managers to define job specifications and independently creates and executes comprehensive sourcing strategies to reach and attract top technical talent. Leveraging multiple resources and tools to network and identify candidates, the Recruiter assesses candidates skills/knowledge and attributes and plays an active role in converting candidates to hires while facilitating a positive on boarding experience. In addition, the Recruiter manages relationship with search firms and other candidate sources as required.


  • Develops sourcing strategies for new and existing technical requisitions as assigned
  • Maximizes recruiting tools and technology to identify qualified candidates
  • Makes contact and follows up with candidates to create and maintain interest in a position/Prudential
  • Builds pipelines of candidates for specific skill sets/job families
  • Transactional activities: attaining candidate information, offer letters, communications as needed.

Will consider applicants in the following Prudential locations:

  • Dresher, PA
  • Newark, NJ
  • Hartford, CT
  • Shelton, CT
  • Minimum 5 years of technical recruiting experience is required
  • Experience with Financial Services Industry a plus
  • Experience working in Applicant Tracking Systems and/or other staffing technologies is required


  • Corporate experience is strongly preferred and agency experience is a plus.
  • Experience with Taleo Applicant Tracking System is preferred
  • Strong Project Management skills is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to positively influence stakeholders at all levels of an organization, including executive management and gain commitment to drive results is preferred
  • Strong sourcing skills with demonstrated successes utilizing current on-line sourcing techniques, networking and building pipelines are preferred.
  • Bachelors degree strongly preferred
  • Technical capabilities: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, database systems, applicant tracking systems preferred
  • Demonstrated attention to detail in previous positions is preferred
  • Demonstrated strong communications and organizational skills are preferred
  • Comprehensive behavioral based interviewing and candidate assessment skills are preferred
  • Strong consultative skills to support Hiring Managers and convert candidates are preferred
  • Utilization of market intelligence to tap into top talent is preferred

Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.

We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.

Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Note that this posting is intended for individual applicants. Search firms or agencies should email Staffing at for more information about doing business with Prudential.