Talent Acquisition Specialist

Website SickKids

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our team.  In this role, you will work as a partner and consultant with an assigned portfolio to implement staffing initiatives that support the organization’s strategic objectives.  As a customer-oriented recruitment professional, you will work collaboratively with operational leaders to develop customized recruitment plans and strategies to fill various vacancies across the organization, managing the full recruitment cycle to ensure hiring procedures adhere to SickKids policies, Collective Agreements, as well as Employment and Human Rights legislation with the support of the Manager of Talent Acquisition & Onboarding.  You will also have the opportunity to learn and contribute to broader HR related projects and initiatives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Partner with hiring managers and business leaders, working closely with them to maximize the effectiveness of the recruitment process
  • Contribute to innovation and share your ideas on how to drive excellence
  • Work collaboratively with internal HR colleagues to provide excellent results both in Talent Acquisition and Human Resources overall
  • Continually monitor the recruitment process to recommend business process improvements intended to ensure we are efficient, effective, and are meeting client needs/expectations
  • Ensure that recruitment activities are aligned with and support the organization’s strategic objectives and are consistent with current industry best practices
  • Track and report on relevant recruiting metrics to assess effectiveness of recruiting programs and identify areas for improvement
  • Act as a subject matter expert on recruitment strategies, best practices, and recruitment-related policies and procedures, both for clients and as resources for HR colleagues
  • Keep abreast with innovative technologies and recruitment/selection methods to ensure the organization has strong candidate choice and is able to attract and secure exceptional talent
  • Lead and/or participate on recruitment- and HR-related projects and initiatives as required

Job Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of progressive recruitment experience with a specialization in talent acquisition; healthcare recruitment experience would be considered a definite asset
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to develop and implement successful recruitment plans
  • Ability to work with clients to develop situational, behavioural, and technical questions and selection methods
  • Ability to leverage network for sourcing passive candidates is an asset
  • Strong client service orientation
  • Ability to influence and motivate others to maintain timelines and targeted outcomes
  • University degree, and completion of a recognized post-secondary Human Resources program or equivalent experience
  • Experience working in a unionized environment is an asset
  • Collaborative, proactive and possess a sense of urgency
  • Collaborative approach with an interest in learning and making an impact
  • Ability to meet uncompromising deadlines and hiring targets, as well as a proven track record of successful decisions relating to hiring and selection
  • CHRP designation is an asset
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office and in depth knowledge of data mining and internet research
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Job Details:

Company: SickKids

Job Category: Health

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Brampton, Ontario, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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