The Talent Acquisition Specialist will focus on recruiting talent for multiple vacant roles at Wawanesa. The Talent Acquisition Specialist requires supervision, receiving support from the Manager, Talent Acquisition and peers within Talent Acquisition and Human Resources.
The Talent Acquisition Specialist will work directly with Hiring Managers and Human Resources to ensure recruiting is completed in a timely manner and top talent is secured for vacant positions.
Responsibility for the full cycle recruitment for vacant positions from attraction, interviewing, assessments, background checks and offers of employment.
Maintain relationships with Hiring Managers and HR Representatives.
Provide coaching to managers in effective behavioural interviewing, compliant interviewing protocol, and effective candidate screening techniques.
Screen incoming and on-file applicant resumes, conduct initial phone screens and assess for job and organizational fit.
Participate on interview panels where Hiring Managers require support and an expert perspective.
Ensure a comprehensive attraction strategy where necessary; advertising of job vacancies on job boards, professional associations, universities and colleges, social media, social recruiting tools, etc.
Attend external recruitment events (e.g. campus fairs, career fairs, and networking events) and participate as a company ambassador.
Prepare salary recommendations in accordance with market-based pay and internal equity considerations
Administer psychometric assessments and background checks
Generate employment offer documents and other related materials for distribution to applicants and hiring managers.
Maintain communication with applicants and hiring managers throughout the recruitment lifecycle.
Keep requisitions up to date in the Talent Acquisition System documenting notes and progress.
Audit for diversity and inclusion at each stage in the recruitment process.
Completion of post-secondary education
2-6 years of experience working in full-cycle recruitment and / or human resources, either in-house / corporate or in an agency environment.
Experience working in the Insurance or Financial Services sector would be considered an asset.
A background in Customer Service is desirable.
Excellent MS Office skills, and experience in Applicant Tracking Systems.
High attention to detail
A true desire to learn and improve continuously
Strong organizational skills including the ability to multi-task and prioritize
A team player that can work in a collaborative environment.
Foundational project management skills
Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful , challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals.
Our employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, goal achievement plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan).
Wawanesa provides a stable and rewarding environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.