Location Name FL, Miami
Date Posted
3 months ago(12/14/2020 8:45 AM)
W. R. Berkley Corporation
Primary Location
TX, Houston - 2107 CityWest Blvd
TX, Dallas
New York
Human Resources

Company Details


"Our Company provides a state of predictability which allows brokers and agents to act with confidence."


Founded in 1967, W. R. Berkley Corporation has grown from a small investment management firm into one of the largest commercial lines property and casualty insurers in the United States.


Along the way, we’ve been listed on the New York Stock Exchange, seen our revenue soar well past $7 billion, and become a well-respected Fortune 500 Company.


Today, the Berkley brand comprises 53 Berkley companies worldwide. Still managed by our founder and largest shareholder, W. R. Berkley Corporation is well-positioned to respond to opportunities for future growth.


In April 2017, W. R. Berkley Corporation celebrated the 50th anniversary of its founding.



We are looking for a Recruiter to join our Internal Recruiting team.  The Recruiter will contribute to the organization by executing the duties and tasks associated with the full life cycle of recruiting for our Latin America Region including sourcing, screening, recommending candidates for positions at all levels, negotiating offer terms and onboarding new hires across multiple operating units. Proactively and creatively source candidates for current and future positions in order to build diverse candidate pools. The recruiter owns and drives the end to end recruiting process leveraging our ATS to deliver an efficient and effective process to business partners.


  • Collaborates with the Vice President of Human Resources (VP HR), Hiring Manager and other internal stakeholders to build a recruiting plan to attract top talent including job postings, job descriptions, market intelligence, recruiting outsources and outlets leveraging the ATS
  • Delivers overall candidate experience as created by VP Talent Management including responding to candidate inquiries, application status requests and other requests for information
  • Ensures candidates’ experiences and interactions reflects each operating unit’s culture and performance expectations
  • Tracks and reports on recruiting metrics. Meet or exceed key performance indicators and service level agreements including but not limited to time to fill, cost to fill, interview-to-hire ratio
  • Proactively sources, identifies and engages passive candidates to build and maintain a quality and diverse pipeline to build the prospective talent pool
  • Engages external recruiters within corporate guidelines
  • Designs, builds and implements innovative recruitment programs such as internships, college recruiting and employee referral bonus programs
  • Sources candidates through standard and creative platform including social media, internet sourcing, job boards, outreach, employee referrals, industry group meetings and attendance at other business functions and in collaboration with Operating Units supported
  • Screens candidates as appropriate including resume review, in-depth phone screens which result in recommendations to the Operating Unit HR and/or Hiring Manager regarding possible next steps
  • Prepare and provide interview guides and provide coaching to hiring managers on interview process and gather interview evaluations based on key competencies of the position
  • Coordinates interviews and follow up debrief conversations with Hiring Manager and VP HR which lead to decisions about offers
  • Coordinates, and sometimes extends and negotiates at the direction of the operating unit, offers of employment including compensation packages, relocation packages where applicable, and other aspects of employment at Berkley
  • Collaborates with VP HR on rescission of offer
  • Tracks candidate activity to ensure that all pre-hire actions are complete in a timely manner (such as completed application, etc.)
  • Ensures all offers and candidate communication meet or exceed federal, state and local laws or local country laws if outside the United States
  • Identify and implement alternative staffing solutions as needed
  • Coordinate and support execution of employment contracts in foreign jurisdictions
  • Conducts initial vetting of visa and immigration requirements and refers to hiring manager and VP HR for further action
  • Orders background checks and drug screens through ATS and resolves any issues or unfavorable outcomes
  • Communicates to non-selected candidates and enters them as appropriate into pipeline for future opportunities
  • Investigates labor and employment market conditions. Shares information with colleagues, hiring managers, HRVP’s and others
  • Recommends topical content to L&D that would support development of interviewing and hiring skills of managers
  • Proactively identify areas for process improvement, innovation and opportunities for efficiency and synergy
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Must be trilingual in English, Spanish, and Portuguese
  • Minimum five years professional and executive level full life cycle recruiting experience
  • Recruiting experience in P&C insurance required
  • International - Latin America Region Recruiting Experience Required
  • Ability to work across the organization to achieve recruiting results; ideal candidate has previous experience recruiting at a large, complex organizations requiring regular interaction with multiple operating units
  • Knowledge of applicant tracking system such as iCIMS
  • Ability to manage and influence in a cross-functional, matrix environment
  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Strong discretion in dealing with highly confidential and sensitive information exhibited at all times
  • Ability to make decisions incorporating diverse perspectives


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