Global Talent Acquisition Consultant

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The Consultant, Global Talent Acquisition is responsible for interfacing with their assigned business line(s) and collaborating within a team environment to support the business in full-cycle recruiting activities. This role implements business and talent attraction strategies through effective sourcing, hiring and onboarding in North America.

Your Duties: As a Talent Acquisition Consultant, you are the primary point of contact for a portfolio of clients located in various centers across our North American practice. You will:

  • Work collaboratively with a team to identify, attract, and hire the best talent for our business needs;
  • Work with business leaders to identify, develop, and implement strategic sourcing and talent attraction initiatives that result in quality talent pipelines to meet workforce needs;
  • Collaborate with the Talent Acquisition Lead to develop strategies to retain a full talent pipeline for the assigned business line(s). You are responsible for implementing planned actions to attract candidates for current and future postings;
  • Identify and effectively use appropriate tools and media to execute strategies;
  • work collaboratively to ensure a best-in-class candidate experience and guide the hiring process;
  • Support the interview and selection process;
  • Partner proactively with hiring managers on negotiation strategies as part of the offer process and develop salary recommendations;
  • Establish recruiting requirements for the business line(s) by conducting needs analysis with stakeholders;
  • Ensure adherence and compliance to Canadian Equity and U.S. EEO regulations and all employment legislation; and
  • Ensure all data is documented within the Applicant Tracking System (iCIMS).

Your Capabilities and Credentials:
  • A University degree and 5+ years of experience; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above;
  • PHR, CHRP are an asset;
  • 5+ years of experience with a minimum of 3+ years of consulting and direct recruiting experience (full lifecycle and sourcing);
  • Strong consulting skills demonstrated through experience working in a client-service oriented role;
  • Prior recruiting experience in a complex corporate recruiting department required. Strong sourcing capability and demonstrated ability to source talent across multiple geographies (knowledge of and insights on global talent markets);
  • Prior agency/executive search experience is considered a strong asset; and
  • Prior experience recruiting for Architecture, Engineering and/or Buildings Engineering is strongly preferred.

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