Technical Talent Acquisition Specialist ( One Year Contract)
Title:Technical Talent Acquisition Specialist ( One Year Contract)
Client:HirePower Client
Location:Brampton, ON

Are you a strong Technical Recruiter with experience recruiting for start up organizations, seeking an opportunity to grow your career at a tier one organization with an excellent corporate culture? Our client, a leading Canadian Retail organization, is seeking a strong Corporate/Agency Technical Recruiter. This opportunity will start off as one-year contract however will open up doors to long-term opportunities with the client and/or with HirePower as a Recruitment Consultant. At HirePower we offer opportunities for a long and rewarding career!

Who We Are?

At HirePower, as Talent Advisors we deliver expertise and strategic programs that are nimble and future focused. We are passionate about creating an experience that attracts top performers and continually strengthens our competitive edge.

We have spent the past 5 years transforming our talent acquisition support function to deliver on the needs of our business and create memorable candidate experiences. As a result of our approach, we have created an entrepreneurial environment where our Talent Acquisition Specialists have the opportunity to be both strategic and tactical while developing the important internal and external relationships that are the foundation of our success. The impact we have made can be seen from our industry leading talent acquisition metrics and our commitment to getting better every day.

For us, it’s about finding the best talent for our clients and hiring a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist that makes customer service the same priority we do!

A Day in the Life of a Talent Acquisition Specialist:

  • Act as Talent Acquisition advisor to business leaders while delivering effective and innovative talent acquisition strategies (including cold calling, direct sourcing, targeted advertising, universities and professional associations, employee referrals, social media channels and niche job boards), to attract and hire top talent.
  • Develop proactive recruitment/sourcing strategies to develop high quality active and passive candidate pipelines.
  • Conducts thorough market research, company profiling, mapping, and identifying candidates for both candidate pipelines and critical roles at mid to senior levels.
  • Maintains a talent community and stays in active contact with pipelined candidates and collaboration partners
  • Support Business Leaders and HR Business Partners in all areas of the talent acquisition process: intake meetings, preparation of postings, sourcing/screening/interviewing, and reference checks.
  • Maintain effective relationships with industry associations, external recruiting agencies and vendors.
  • Work in a fun and collaborative team and support strategic HR and Talent Acquisition projects

Ideally You Will Have:

  • Minimum of 5 - 10 years of progressive end-to-end corporate and agency talent acquisition experience with a strong focus on hiring for Technical roles.
  • Post-secondary education and working towards your CHRP or CHRL designation will be both an advantage and benefit.
  • Exceptional commitment to customer service with demonstrated ability to build relationships with colleagues at various levels of an organization.
  • Solid understanding of the national recruitment landscape and particular regional differences of attracting top talent.
  • Sound communication, influencing, innovation, project management and collaboration skills.
  • Strong initiative and ability to effectively manage multiple priorities on the fly in a large, fast paced and changing environment.
  • Strong sourcing skills and ability to do head hunting and talent mapping is a must
  • Prior experience working with an Applicant Tracking System, Workday is preferred.
  • Proficiency with PC applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and recruitment marketing tools, including social media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook).
  • Familiarity with using talent acquisition metrics to measure and report progress to client group(s).

HirePower Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, HirePower Inc. will, upon the request of the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. We will consult with applicants to ensure a suitable accommodation is provided.


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