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Director, Talent Acquisition

Job Number:
Job Title:
Director, Talent Acquisition
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Job Location:
Human Resources
Number Of Positions:
Date Posted:
August 29, 2018
Closing Date:
November 30, 2018

We are sourcing for a hands on and experienced Director, Talent Acquisition who will be reporting to the Executive Vice-President, Human Resources. This role will be based in Markham, ON. The Director, Talent Acquisition shall have the primary responsibility of providing leadership, strategic direction and implementing effective, creative results-driven talent strategies that meet business goals and objectives nationally. This role will have three direct reports located in ON and NB.

Key responsibilities include:

• Empower the Talent Acquisition team through regular mentoring, coaching and engagement practices by sharing industry trends, market intelligence, and best practices,
• Develop cost effective, efficient solutions to address current and future staffing needs including proactive sourcing, passive candidate pipelining, productive candidate management, advertising, pre-screening, assessments, references etc.
• Leverage technology and automation to improve the effectiveness of recruiting processes and enhance the candidate experience while minimizing costs
• Establish frameworks for managing preferred vendor relationships and negotiate agreements for recruiting and outsourcing requirements
• Establish partnerships with local colleges, universities community programs to build a pipeline for future hiring needs.
• Lead by example through the direct management of senior level and difficult-to-fill requisitions and ensuring an exceptional candidate experience.

The ideal candidate will possess:

• A minimum of 8+ years leadership experience within Talent Acquisition
• Ability to move between recruiting for own positions while leading a team of professionals
• Depth of experience/knowledge in Talent Acquisition including targeted sourcing strategies, social media campaigns, and candidate assessments
• Proven ability to execute, organize and excel in a fast-paced and ever changing environment
• Proactive leader with exceptional decision-making skills and the ability to manage expectations effectively to successfully achieve multiple, competing priorities
• Act as a strategic and analytical thinker with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate with senior executive and various corporate functions.

Nice to have:

• Post-secondary education in Human Resources or related discipline. Preferred
• Bilingual – English & French
• A strong understanding of human resources programs, policies and practices related to recruitment and employment

As a condition of employment and in order to comply with industry related data security standards, this position is subject to the successful completion of a Criminal Background Check. Details will be supplied to applicants as they move through the selection process.

Xplornet is committed to creating an accessible environment and will accommodate disabilities during the selection process. Please let your recruiter know during the selection process of any accommodation needs.

Company Overview:

Headquartered in Woodstock, New Brunswick, Xplornet Communications Inc. is one of Canada’s leading broadband service providers. For over a decade, Xplornet has been providing innovative broadband solutions to rural customers at work, home and play across Canada. Today, Xplornet offers voice and data communication services through its unique wireless and satellite network that connects Canadians to what matters.