Stantec System

Global Talent Acquisition Consultant - 12 Month Contract

CA-ON-Markham | CA-ON-Markham | US-CA-Irvine | CA-AB-Edmonton | CA-AB-Calgary | US-CO-Denver | US-TX-Plano
2 weeks ago(1/8/2018 12:33 PM)
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Your Opportunity

Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind. 

We care about the communities we serve—because they're our communities too. This allows us to assess what's needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what's never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.

We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe. 

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The Consultant, Global Talent Acquisition, in the HR Centers of Expertise (COE), 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.  


The role can be based in any Stantec office within North America, this is a temporary contract for a 12-month period.  

Your Duties

  • Identify, develop, and implement strategic sourcing initiatives that result in quality talent pipelines to meet workforce needs within the assigned business line.
  • Works with Talent Acquisition Team lead (s) to develop strategies to retain a full talent pipeline for the assigned business line(s). Responsible for implementing planned actions to attract candidates for current and future postings. Must be able to identify and effectively use appropriate tools and media to execute strategies.
  • Guides the full-cycle interview and selection process through to win/win offer package delivery. Leads interview process for strategic hires.  Partners proactively with hiring managers on negotiation strategies as part of the offer process.  Develop salary recommendations; work with Hiring Managers and/or Compensation to coordinate the offer.
  • Establishes recruiting requirements for the business line(s) by conducting needs analysis with stakeholders. Remains abreast of organization needs and market trends by effective network building with hiring managers and agency relationships. Ensures adherence and compliance to Canadian Equity and U.S. EEO regulations and all employment legislation.
  • Responsible for staffing program management responsibilities, including activities such as partnering with stakeholders on networking and marketing Stantec to potential hires at professional and graduate recruiting events; implementation of internship programs, as applicable; stakeholder education on Diversity and Inclusion. 
  • Track and document all activity within the ATS, iCIMS
  • Partner with the Talent Acquisition Lead to produce, analyze, and distribute reporting and metrics for business line hiring.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Liberal Arts, Business, or related field and 5-6 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;
  • Prior experience recruiting for Civil Engineering/Oil and Gas is strongly preferred;
  • At least 5+ years of experience with a minimum of 3+ years direct recruiting experience (full lifecycle and sourcing);
  • PHR, CHRP and/or LinkedIn Certified Professional Recruiter are an asset;
  • 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).  

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