Talent Acquisition Specialist

Manpower Alberta

Location: Calgary or Edmonton Primary Focus: Lead strategic and proactive sourcing initiatives, candidate assessment and selection, management of employment offers. Specific Accountabilities • Develop effective sourcing strategies based on workforce plans to recruit candidates who are a fit for position requirements and culture. • Provide guidance to Hiring Leaders on recruitment skills and the overall hiring process. • Build strong relationships with desired candidates to ensure a viable talent pipeline. • Resume pre-screening, candidate interviewing, assessment, short-listing and selection for open positions. • Complete reference checks and negotiate offers of employment. • Utilize internal and external networks to leverage best practices in recruitment and selection. • Respond to external and internal inquiries regarding employment opportunities. • Promote employment opportunities • Optimize efficiency of the recruitment process by making recommendations and implementing improvements. • Carry out a strong public relations function through ongoing interactions with potential employees; ensure a positive applicant experience. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities University or college degree with additional related training (i.e. interviewing, negotiations, etc.) is preferred.

Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. 4 or more years and if no university degree, 7 years of experience. Previous experience working within a fast-paced dynamic environment with complex hiring processes. A high level of enthusiasm and energy and thrive in a fast-paced changing environment.

Strong relationship building skills and a positive, can-do attitude. Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and drive projects to completion. High degree of flexibility is required to adapt to multiple and competing priorities.

Ability to work independently or collaboratively within a team. Ability to prioritize and manage a complex workload. Excellent relationship management and customer service skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills, complemented by strong attention to detail and organizational skills.

Able to handle confidential information with exceptional discretion. Strong computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and PeopleSoft. Strong understanding of total compensation and how it relates to the candidate offer negotiation phase.

Strong negotiating, influencing and selling skills. Experience with Engineering recruitment is highly desired Experience with oil and gas industry recruitment is highly desired If interested, please email your resume to melissa.hughesmanpower.com or call 403-809-4215.