Talent Acquisition Specialist
J.D Irving Limited, Information Technology is the destination of choice for naturally curious, energetic and collaborative people.
At JDI IT, the belief that what people experience matters more than technology is integral to how we work with and support our customers.
With over 320 employees centralized in Saint John, Fredericton, Dieppe and Halifax, we offer our team the opportunity to create real value by helping people and business work smarter.
JDI IT supports all of the J.D. Irving Ltd. group of companies and therefore offers opportunities and experiences across a wide breath of IT areas, businesses and industries.
As a member of the JDI IT team, you will be a key player in enabling the business to win by overcoming obstacles and getting it done !
We invest in continuous professional growth and believe that our ability as a team grows exponentially when we share success as such, your coworkers will be among the best in the Maritimes!
Sound good so far? Then please read on and if the below description fits your interests and experience, we encourage you to apply.
Come help JDI IT Raise the Bar!
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our JDI IT team.
Position Overview :
The Talent Acquisition Specialist for JDI IT will report to the Human Resources Manager. The successful candidate will be directly responsible for recruiting talent to build the highly dynamic IT workforce that enables the growth of the digital enterprise through the Customers we partner with.
Job Responsibilities & Accountabilities :
Attract, source, select and secure the right talent for JDI IT
Execute the recruitment process for all candidates including screening, interviews and working closely with Hiring Managers on candidate suitability
Research and understand industry trends and benchmarking
Plan and execute full scale hiring events with a focus on promoting our IT brand and opportunities in the market
Manage key performance indicators for recruitment activities on a weekly basis
Liaison with our Leadership Team to ensure hiring forecasts are current
Build referral networks and candidate pools through schools, your network, social medial and external networking sources
Identify new market opportunities to target for top talent
Help develop and execute recruitment strategy
Position Requirements, Education and Experience :
Education Required : Post-Secondary Education Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant work experience
Years of Experience : 2-5 years related experience in recruitment
A track record for bringing forward new and creative solutions to recruiting opportunities and constantly seeking opportunities to improve the attract and recruit process
Knowledge and experience in the IT industry with an understanding of the diversification of technology roles within the organization and align skills to the right role
Energetic self-starter who enjoys working in a fast paced, team oriented environment
Excellent time management and prioritization skills allowing you to manage multiple applicants while anticipating shifts in priorities
Strong organizational skills demonstrating excellent attention to detail
Superior communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to facilitate meetings with internal and external parties
Passionate about recruitment and proven success in identifying top talent
Knowledge of sales skills and the ability / willingness to persuade others
A keen eye for detail and demonstrating a high sense of urgency in delivering high quality customer service