Talent Acquisition 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 Acquisition 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 Acquisition Specialist
Do you want to make a difference? Join the world’s largest humanitarian network. The Canadian Red Cross (CRC) Society, a not for profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping the most vulnerable in Canada and throughout the world, is currently seeking a Talent Acquisition Specialist. In this position, you will be responsible for the recruitment of all ICRC Delegates from Canada for International deployment. The Talent Acquisition Specialist will contribute to building and strengthening the ICRC recruitment process and building the ICRC delegate pool.
Embedded in the Canadian Red Cross Talent Acquisition team, you will put your expertise at the service of the various divisions and sub-divisions of the ICRC, ensuring that recruitment takes place in accordance with the relevant guidelines, procedures and ethical rules.
You will be responsible for the delivery of the end to end Talent Acquisition service in line with operational requirements: keeping track of human resources needs, screening candidates' applications, conducting interviews and making recruitment decisions in conjunction with the relevant departments. Finally, you will ensure a best-in-class candidate experience throughout the recruitment process while strengthening the partnership between the CRC and the ICRC by building the ICRC talent pool in Canada.
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 combination of experience and education.
  • Proven experience (at least 3 years) in full-cycle recruitment using various sourcing channels
  • Experience in the use and maintenance of an applicant tracking systems and databases, preferably Taleo and/ or SuccessFactors
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentation and networking skills
  • Self-learner, high degree of autonomy and proven organizational skills.
  • Bilingualism: English and French
  • Passion for the humanitarian work

  • Your not for profit experience abroad, ideally with the ICRC or CRC
  • An experience of reporting within a matrix managed environment with multiple management stakeholders
  • A CHRP designation

  • 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.