Sourcing And Research Consultant, Talent Acquisition

Stantec Inc. New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

Grow with the best. Join a smart, creative, and inspired team that works behind the scenes to support operational excellence. Our functional services teams (FSTs) provide services to 22,000 employees in over 400 locations worldwide. Bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds, talents, and expertise, our FSTs are vital to making our Company stronger. Explore opportunities in Corporate Development; Financial Services; Human Resources; Health, Safety, Security &, Environment; Information Technology Services; Marketing, Communications & Public Relations; Operations Support; Practice Services; Procurement & Real Estate; Programs & Business Solutions; and Risk Management.

Your Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager, Sourcing & Research, the incumbent will be responsible for identifying, engaging and pipelining top talent for Stantec's various Business Operating Units (BOUs) across North America.

As a part of this newly built team, you will actively partner with your Talent Acquisition Consultant counterparts and business leaders to plan and execute sourcing and researching assignments to find passive talent for hard to fill positions and those associated with future business needs.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Proactively collaborate with TA consultants and business leaders alike to design and implement sourcing & research strategies thus supporting identification, pool creation and pipelining of potential candidates on an ongoing basis.

  • Attending alignment meetings, client briefings/conference calls as required.And utilizing your influencing skills to foster and maintain effective working relationships with peers, internal clients and potential candidates to support the accomplishment of talent acquisition goals.

  • Researching and developing best practices and engagement strategies to attract and acquire high quality talent and build talent pipelines in alignment with the organizations projected growth and Talent Market trends.

  • Formulating innovative and creative sourcing & research methodologies to identify candidate names, competitor organizations, building detailed candidate maps and talent pools globally.

  • Developing competitive intelligence (hiring practices, salary information, layoffs, etc.) and leveraging that information to develop a pool of talent.

  • Optimizing all ATS and talent acquisition tools, systems, and resources.

  • Supporting Recruitment Marketing initiatives such as event/social media/campus strategy etc. from time to time.

  • Participating in special projects as required.

Your Capabilities and Credentials

  • 5-7 years of recruitment experience in corporate or agency environment or both. At least 3 years of deep/proven experience directly related with various research methodologies in a strategic sourcing or research role.

  • Strong intellectual capacity - a continuous learner, highly analytical, with good conceptual thinking skills and can translate all that think beyond traditional recruitment methods.

  • Able to perform independently or in a collaborative team environment.

  • Excellent communication skills - able to communicate tough and complicated matters in a candid, transparent manner.

  • Self-motivated and well-organized individual, with attention to detail and a sense of urgency.

  • Capacity of building credibility with the skill to persuade and influence stakeholders, business leaders, and potential candidates.

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to organize multiple data points into concise targeted information summaries.

  • Experience using information sources that include social media, business and industry specific journals, social media and online platforms.

  • Expert phone and internet research capability and ability to build and develop strong relationships and industry network.

  • Ability to grasp concepts quickly, strong collaboration and team orientation - will be a valuable addition to a collegial, collaborative environment.

  • Proactive and self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency.

  • Architecture/ Engineering related recruitment experience considered an asset.

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Library science, Business or related field is ideal but not required.

  • Designations such as RPR, CIR/AIRS, LinkedIn Certified Professional Recruiter are an asset.

Typical office environment working with computers and remaining sedentary for long periods of time. Travel may be required.

This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice.

Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other's talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best.

Job: Recruitment

Primary Location: Canada-Ontario-Markham

Other Locations: United States-Pennsylvania, United States-Michigan, Canada-Alberta-Calgary, Canada-Ontario-Toronto, United States-New York, United States-Texas, United States-North Carolina, Canada-Alberta-Edmonton, United States-California, United States-Illinois, United States-Washington, United States-District Of Columbia, United States-Florida, United States-Massachusetts

Employee Status: Contract

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: Nov 2, 2018, 3:49:03 PM

Req ID: 180001VG


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Talent Research Specialist/Executive Search Practice
New!

Partners International

Posted Today

VIEW JOBS 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM 2019-03-17T00:00 <p><strong>Role Description</strong></p><p><strong>Talent Researcher for Executive Search Practice</strong></p><p><strong>Partners International</strong></p><p><strong><i>About the Company </i></strong></p><p>Amy Friedman, CEO, founded Partners International in 1993 based on a simple premise: genuine trust, listening, and collaboration are essential elements of strong and lasting client relationships. Under Amy’s leadership over the last 25 years, Partners International has provided a growing roster of clients across industry and geography with high value talent solutions and services that result in sustainable growth, both human and financial. Partners International is comprised of four discreet but interwoven practices – Executive Search, Executive Coaching, Talent Consulting, and Career Transition &amp; Mobility (CTM). The Executive Search practice is an industry leader in the digital media space, focusing on acquiring innovative talent for digital roles in the media sector, including advertising, public relations, entertainment, internet, technology, and professional services companies. </p><p><strong><i>Position Summary</i></strong></p><p>The Talent Acquisition Specialist will collaborate with the practice leader and his team of executive search consultants to acquire top notch digital talent for blue chip clients in the media sector. The TA specialist will utilize innovative tools and techniques to identify and reach out to candidates in leadership and mission critical jobs on behalf of a client list that includes some of the most prominent brands in the media and related industries. In so doing, the TA Specialist will become an expert on the ever changing and rapidly evolving digital media landscape, learning the players, the jobs, and the capabilities that are the engine of growth in today’s innovation and information economies. </p><p></p><p><strong><i>Key Responsibilities</i></strong></p><p> Develop and manage a comprehensive, easy to use data base that maintains data on all candidates, resumes, job descriptions, &amp; provides process updates on search status.</p><p> Gather, analyze and synthesize data on over a dozen key industries and sectors that are experience the digital revolution with a focus on evolving needs and sources for talent in the digital space.</p><p> Maintain CRM, applicant tracking system, Workable and Linkedin Recruiter</p><p> Work with Finance on billing.</p><p> Identify and research target companies who could be potential clients or sources for potential talent. </p><p> Research specific functional / technical roles, jobs, and job descriptions, providing insight into the roles and key words and phrases that capture the language of the role.</p><p> Utilizing linked in and a host of innovative tools and platforms, identify potential candidates for mission critical roles for which the practice is doing searches.</p><p> Handle all client administration including invoicing and billing, and other administrative communications.</p><p> Manage and update thought leadership and marketing materials for current and prospective clients. </p><p> Handle all candidate scheduling on behalf of the practice including reaching out to and following up with candidates.</p><p> Develop and make presentations on practice accomplishments and search status for the practice leader. </p><p></p><p><strong><i>Background &amp; Experience </i></strong></p><p> 1-2 years of professional experience (or comparable internship / work study experience), preferably in digital media, professional services or with Fortune 500 companies.</p><p> A demonstrated passion for, and interest in all aspects of digital media and the media business in general.</p><p> A demonstrated passion for, and interest in, talent acquisition / talent management as a strategic business function.</p><p> Strong Microsoft Office / Excel / Power Point skills</p><p> Advanced knowledge of linked in and other key social media platforms</p><p> Strong research skills.</p><p> Strong administrative skills.</p><p> Ability to interact with candidates, clients, and C-Suite execs on the ongoing operation of the practice. </p><p><strong>Requirements</strong></p><p>Excellent analytic and communications skills. Ability to create reports through Excel and use systems.</p><p><strong>Benefits</strong></p><p>Great company culture. Hands on role. Ability to grow and learn executive search business.</p> Partners International New York NY

Sourcing And Research Consultant, Talent Acquisition

Stantec Inc.