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Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition

Senior Manager of Talent Acquisition

Requisition ID 
Human Resources

Company Overview

At Dollar General, our customer is at the center of everything we do! We are a fast-moving Fortune 200 publicly-traded company with more than 14,000 stores and 14 distribution centers in 44 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces innovation and teamwork. At Dollar General, you can see a clear and fast path to career growth and success. We are committed to attracting talented and motivated people who can advance our mission of "Serving Others." Let's Grow Together!

Job Details

General Summary:

Responsible for providing leadership to Talent Acquisition Reps and support to Field HR Directors and Sr. Talent Managers in the hiring and retention of Store Managers. Develop and implement recruiting initiatives that build bench strength, reduce turnover and ensure compliance with all applicable federal and state laws. Assist the Director of Talent Acquisition in the management of talent strategy and metrics.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain ongoing succession planning management for assigned area of responsibility, and ensure adequate staffing Talent Acquisition team.
  • Lead team to ensure they are properly interviewing quality internal and external candidates for Store Manager positions to be presented to District Managers
  • Provide direction to opportunity staffing markets including strategic action planning in partnership with field operations and HR leaders.
  • Assist with the talent strategy for the field organization, including new recruiting avenues, vendors and local markets.
  • Provide store manager staffing reports to the field organization, monitoring weekly progress on staffing needs, turnover, succession planning and other related issues.
  • Perform market visits with Regional Directors to support staffing needs and organize/conduct hiring events and staffing meetings as needed


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong recruiting skills and ability to identify quality candidates.
  • Ability to lead a team of exempt level recruiters.
  • Extensive knowledge of all relevant recruiting and employment laws and regulations.
  • Ability to achieve measurable results through collaboration and influence.
  • Exceptional planning, coordination, project management and implementation skills.
  • Understanding of overall recruiting process including time-to-fill, turnover, internal promotion rates, etc.
  • Excellent understanding of the retail environment.
  • Understanding of total reward programs and employee relations.
  • Good computer skills; ability to develop spreadsheets and reports to analyze company staffing needs.
  • Excellent collaboration and consensus building skills.
  • Strong relationship-building and networking skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks for timely completion.
  • Demonstrated communication, presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.


Work Experience and/or Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree required – Graduate degree is a plus.
  • Proven track record of progressive HR leadership within an organization.
  • Five to seven years of recruiting exempt level candidates and/or three or more years of HR Generalist experience is preferred.
  • Experience in leading and developing exempt employees.


Note: This position requires travel and overnight stays; a current driver’s license and acceptable driving history is required.

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