Great West Life Talent Acquisition Consultant Full Time in Montréal, QC

Great West Life

Branch Montréal QC CA

Talent Acquisition Consultant
Montréal, QC

A post-secondary education in Human Resource Management or related discipline. Experience in Talent Acquisition, including an in-depth understanding of social…

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Talent Acquisition Consultant
Montreal, Downtown

Are you a hands-on HR/Talent professional who is motivated and driven by the challenge of finding the best talent for a diverse set of careers within one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers? Looking for the opportunity to develop an innovative and contemporary approach to talent sourcing, while working closely with business leaders across the organization to help drive their success through talent acquisition? Then look no further.

The Talent Acquisition Consultant will support the organization in achieving its business and people objectives by understanding the brand, defining and targeting the candidate audience, attracting a pool of talented candidates, building positive candidate and business relationships while using key metrics to drive continuous improvement.

We offer :

  • A dynamic workplace with a competitive compensation package
  • A place to grow your career, and contribute to the organization’s results
  • The opportunity to work in partnership with multiple stakeholders, providing strategic solutions to talent acquisition
  • A flexible, collaborative and progressive team environment
  • An opportunity to build best practices for a positive candidate experience and manage candidate communities and networks

You bring:

  • A post-secondary education in Human Resource Management or related discipline
  • Experience in Talent Acquisition, including an in-depth understanding of social recruiting and other contemporary recruitment and selection methods
  • Experience consulting with the business to ensure business alignment, examine workforce plans, understand labour markets, and look at internal succession
  • Demonstrated ability to create a positive candidate experience, managing candidate communities, and maintaining relationships for those candidates not selected
  • The ability to define and understand the local markets and apply different sourcing strategies based on the understanding of the roles, and determine where the talent will come from to fill them
  • An awareness of emerging trends and best practices in talent management to proactively recommends changes to existing/historical practices to increase value-add to the business
  • The ability to develop relationships with educational institutions, agencies and third parties to enhance our brand, and reach target talent networks
  • Strong communication and influencing skills in working with candidates, business unit leaders and HR team
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking, and proactive engagement to deliver high impact talent solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Aptitude and experience working with technology and various software programs
  • Previous Insurance/Financial Services experience would be an asset
  • Bilingual fluency (English & French) is an asset

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Regular Full Time/Regular Part Time employees must have been in their current role for a minimum of one year or as otherwise specified in the employment offer contract.
  • Temporary or Casual employees must wait until one month prior to the end of their assignment before applying.
  • The employee must be demonstrating acceptable performance.

We offer a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive income and benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal development and growth.

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Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of 12 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.

We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.

Candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.


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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Montreal, QC, CA
Posted on: 2016-01-01
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