Talent Sourcing Specialist

Job Detail

Company: Canadian Red Cross
Industry: Non-profit Sector
Job Type: Full Time
Salary Level ($):
Job Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Highest Level Of Education: Bachelor
Job Posting Date: 10-Aug-2017
Apply by: 22-Aug-2017

Job Description:

Job Opportunity with the Canadian Red Cross Society

World Skills Employment Centre is working with the Canadian Red Cross Society to recruit for the position of Talent Sourcing Specialist .
World Skills is not hiring for this position. If you are interested in this opportunity, please follow these steps:
  • Please send a cover letter and a resume to applications@ottawa-worldskills.org, on or before 9:00am, August 22nd, 2017.
  • Please write the position title in the subject line of your email.
  • Please save your targeted cover letter and resume as a SINGLE word document, with the file name Your NEEP_First Name_Last Name_Position Title (NEEP_John_Smith_Project Officer).
  • Late applications will not be accepted.

If you are not yet registered with World Skills, please contact 613-233-0453 ext.300Reception@ottawa-worldskills.org to book an appointment for Intake and Assessment or to learn more about our programs and services. World Skills works with newcomers/immigrants to help them integrate into the Canadian labor market. http://www.ottawa-worldskills.org
Talent Sourcing Specialist
Do you want to make a difference? Join the world's largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross Society, a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable in Canada and throughout the world, is currently seeking a Talent Sourcing Specialist. In this position, you will be responsible for sourcing and cultivating the future talent pool in Canada for future missions with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). This will be done through reaching out to potential talent pools and jointly brand the ICRC as well as CRC as attractive employers of choice.
The focus is on relevant associations, social networks, diaspora, academic circles, schools and universities. Branding activities in such places may include conducting campaigns for specific positions, all in line with the geographical, linguistic and operational priorities set by the ICRC and, depending on the emergency level, with a short, mid, or long-term perspective and in direct relation with the respective regional strategic frameworks of the ICRC.
About the Canadian Red Cross (CRC): http://www.redcross.ca/
About the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC): https://www.icrc.org/en
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Proven experience with employer branding and full-cycle recruitment using various sourcing channels
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and networking skills
  • Self-learner, high degree of autonomy and proven organizational skills.
  • Bilingualism: English and French
  • Willingness to travel extensively
  • Passion for the humanitarian work

  • Your not for profit experience abroad, ideally with the ICRC or CRC
  • An additional language including Spanish Arabic, Russian
  • An experience in marketing and/or public engagement

  • Various learning and networking opportunities worldwide
  • Employees Extended Healthcare and Dental plans (premium cost is shared 50/50 with the Canadian Red Cross)
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP): All employees are entitled to open a RRSP account through voluntary payroll deduction the first of the month following three months of continuous employment
  • Gym and shower facilities
  • Conveniently located in the heart of the city of Ottawa between Laurier and Lisgar Street with excellent access to public transportation

The Canadian Red Cross is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants. 
Recruitment-related accommodations for persons with disabilities are available on request.