Talent Partner, Talent Center of Expertise
Saint-Laurent, QC, Canada
8d ago

The Talent function at ABB partners with the business function in attracting, selecting, retaining and advancing our employees and external candidates to effectively implement business.

The Talent Partner combines the role of a Talent Acquisition Partner and a Talent Manager delivering integrated talent services, employer branding and social media solutions.

There will be close contact with our customers candidates and line managers, as well as very close collaboration with Global Business Services, HR Business Partners and colleagues from CoE, such as Sourcing Specialists.

The position may require some traveling.

  • Responsible for delivering talent processes with special focus on recruitment and partnering with HR leadership and business leaders to understand current talent challenges.
  • Develop short and long term sourcing strategies by partnering with assigned business leaders and hiring managers
  • Perform strategic activities in relation to integrated talent management
  • Act as internal talent broker and change agent to facilitate cross-organizational moves
  • Responsible for search within external talent pool and the internal ABB talent pools to ensure internal career and development opportunities
  • Use data-based evidence to address hiring manager expectations about the labor market and recruiting process
  • Prepare a list of potential candidates and initiate discussions with current line managers
  • Ensure quality of posting and create short lists
  • Responsible for the candidate communication, interviews, assessments, and reference checks
  • Provide feedback and coaching to the interviewed / assessed internal / external candidates in accordance with local practice and laws
  • Effectively partner with the GBS team to ensure all coordination with candidates / hiring managers run smoothly and efficiently (job posting, candidate scheduling, job offer processing, etc.)
  • Conclude the selection process with the manager and the candidate, incl. offer negotiations
  • Liaise with HRBP / line managers to gain insight into the short / mid / long term business needs
  • Recommend continuous improvement to practices, processes, and policies to advance the Talent function
  • Provide expertise and guidance to business unit senior management to meet their strategic staffing needs. Analyzes results of staffing reports to determine trends, critical issues, and gaps in both the short and long-
  • term complete with recommendations of future actions.

  • Educating the business on the Talent function and process
  • Requirements : Minimum Requirements :

    Minimum Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years’ experience with full life-cycle recruiting for a global company.
  • Verbal and written fluency in both English and French Preferred Requirements
  • Solid experience with talent management / development programs and experience in conducting assessments and providing feedback and / or previous HRBP role experience
  • Experience working within an applicant tracking system, as well as a candidate relationship management tool, well versed in employment rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of business environment, organizational structure and good understanding of the business strategy and its implications for talent processes
  • Desire to keep up to date regarding business and industry trends and implications
  • Strong conceptual and analytical thinking
  • Proven consulting skills and the ability to assess core competencies for positions
  • Strong results orientation with the ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work across cultures
  • Highly developed communication, sales and advising skills
  • Effectively working within a team
  • High professional HR standards in handling confidential information
  • Self-motivated and ability to work independently
  • Excellent customer and service orientation
  • Additional information

    ABB is an Employment Equity Employer and values a diverse workforce. ABB will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities.

    In support of our Employment Equity Program, women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and / or persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-

    identify in the application process. We also offer a stimulating work environment, competitive salaries and a complete benefits package.

    ABB is prepared to act on requests for disability accommodations that might be required to allow any disabled person to access our facility.

    Please advise us if any attending person requires / requests some specific form of disability accommodation. The masculine form is used as neutral gender and includes men and women.

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