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Talent Acquisition Specialist Job

Date: 11-Oct-2017

Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Company: Golder Associates

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Location: CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date: 2 weeks ago
Job ID: 2017-13386
Area of Interest: EN - Human Resources (HD)
Job Type: Full Time
# of Positions: 1
Education (Minimum): Bachelors Degree
Experience (Years): 5
SLP: J2WMINE, J2WN/A

Job Responsibilities

As a global, employee-owned organization with over 50 years of experience, Golder Associates is driven by our purpose to engineer earth’s development while preserving earth’s integrity. From more than 150 offices worldwide, our over 6000 employees deliver solutions that help our clients achieve their sustainable development goals by providing a wide range of independent consulting, design and construction services in our specialist areas of earth, environment and energy.

Golder Associates Ltd. is currently seeking a Talent Acquisition Specialist for the Vancouver Office.

The Talent Acquisition Specialist is an entrepreneurial and “hands-on” professional responsible to spearhead our company growth & development efforts by managing the full life cycle of the talent acquisition process from specification through the employment offer. This role is responsible for being proactive in establishing and maintaining excellent relations with, and providing support to, geographically dispersed HR staff and hiring managers across the Canada and U.S., as well as candidates, and the community at large. Provides the highest quality of customer service for the organization and builds a long term high potential talent pipeline to feed future growth projections. Develops and executes tactical sourcing strategies aimed at generating candidate flow that meet diversity and overall recruiting goals and achieves hiring plans. Demonstrates a strong client focus and commitment to continuous improvement.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITY:
* Proactively network and establish effective working relationships; pursue conscious cost-containment efforts in recruiting; continually seek new sourcing options; establish contact management system; and develop creative approaches to delivering quality candidates to the organization in a timely manner.
* Source and interview prospective candidates, pre-determining their qualifications, analyzing their responses, verifying their references, and comparing gathered data to job requirements in an efficient manner such that they can ensure that only quality candidates proceed through the interview process. Goal is to assist field HR Representatives and hiring managers by ensuring they receive only qualified, pre-screened candidates for each job opening.
* Mastery of direct recruiting and sourcing activities for open positions, creating sourcing strategy and execution through a broad variety of effective channels including passive candidates, University programs, direct recruiting, employee referrals, Internet and other media advertisements, Internet data mining, outside search firms.
* Own and manage the open positions assigned including forecasting, strategic planning, and balancing existing staffing and prioritization of fills building systematic, sustainable, repeatable talent solutions.
* Possess a reputation for being exceptional at candidate generation by forging dynamic relationships with business leaders, hiring managers and HR representatives. Understand the Company’s business needs and maintain a constant and steady focus on the marketplace and report market intelligence. Develop knowledge of assigned business groups structure, strategies, and critical skill requirements.
* Maintain high-touch and proactive direct communication with candidates and team members during the job/candidate cycle.
* Continually improve plans, programs and processes to reduce cost, increase value, and promote highly effective recruiting support to internal clients.
* Strategically partner and interface with managers at all levels to identify and produce qualified applicant pools in a timely manner.
* Performs all other special activities, duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed.

Job Requirements
* Bachelor’s degree in HR, Business or related field.
* Minimum of 5 years corporate progressive talent management experience, including sourcing and full life cycle recruiting, with a track record of success.
* Experience recruiting in Engineering, Mining and/or a related field would be considered an asset
* Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work in a fast-paced, dynamic professional environment effectively managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects and internal client relationships. Must be detail oriented and highly organized.
* Highly collaborative with exemplary interpersonal, communication (both oral and written), negotiation and consultative skills within all levels of the organization.
* Self-directed and motivated individual with proven ability to problem solve, drive for results and demonstrate excellent follow-up skills.
* Self-sufficient and able to work with little direct supervision with proven ability to act at both the strategic and tactical levels in a fast paced environment.
* Strong orientation to quality, continuous improvement and excellent customer service.
* Heavily networked and knowledgeable of leading search practices - focus in the engineering and science industry strongly preferred.
* Possess strong analytic skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates and the hiring managers.
* Demonstrated strong technology aptitude - with an Applicants Tracking System (Taleo preferred but not required) and Microsoft suite of applications.

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