Contingent Workforce Program Lead

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Job type
  • Category
    Human resources - HR Manager

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Contingent Workforce Program Lead. This is a 6 Month contract with possibility of extension, to work Remotely with our Client, located in Ottawa, Toronto, or Montreal. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for one.

The Program Lead will provide operational expertise and apply best practices for the centralized corporate recruitment and procurement of contractors for specific Clients in Canada. The Program Lead will consult and advise client executives, while also acting as a primary liaison with hiring managers to guide them through the contractor acquisition process and use of the vendor management system and will also act as the key point of contact with staffing vendors for engagement, screening & hiring. The Program Lead will help provide market and recruitment subject matter expertise, user counselling, problem resolution, and management reporting.

The Contingent Workforce Program Lead will have the following responsibilities:

  • Requirement consultation with hiring managers to ensure managers are hiring for the right skills for their needs, and can obtain those resources at the most competitive rates
  • Provide contractor market knowledge (including general availability of skills, rate guidelines, provide guidance to managers on various legislative issues surrounding contingent workforce)
  • Distribution of requisitions to staffing vendors through the vendor management system (VMS)
  • Vendor resume screening, interview coordination and offer presentation, negotiation, documentation completion for onboarding and offboarding
  • Conduct regular follow up with managers to ensure contract success and to provide early mitigation of issues
  • Create and maintain candidate, client and job records in VMS
  • Problem resolution for any variances from the predefined system/process
  • Communication to and training of hiring managers and vendors on contract recruitment process and vendor management system
  • Manage, build and effectively optimize vendor relationships.
  • Provide regular and ad-hoc operational reports and trend analysis for managers and executives on recruitment process, contractor procurement and staffing vendor effectiveness
  • Assist in the development and definition of processes, documentation of processes, project plans etc.
  • Establish operational efficiency metrics necessary to drive operational excellence through continuous improvement and effective program management
  • Drive new value added initiatives to support the evolution of the Contingent Workforce Program
  • The Contingent Workforce Program Lead must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree or Higher  
  • 3+ years of experience with MSP, staffing, contingent workforce program management, payrolling, and independent contractor administration
  • 3+years of experience in HRIS, ATS, VMS and other human capital management technology systems
  • Strong decision-making ability with the faculty to evaluate complex situations and escalate issues as needed
  • Nice to have:

  • French, written and spoken would be a strong asset
  • Project Management Experience
  • HR/Recruitment Certification
  • Proven ability to target, recruit, and identify specific candidates for assigned recruitment initiatives
  • Strong understanding of MSP performance metrics, report development and compliance analysis
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, consultative and negotiating skills
  • Ability to multi-task, solves problems, and work in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines
  • If you are interested in applying to our Contingent Workforce Program Lead position, please submit your resume as soon as possible by clicking on the 'Apply with Adecco' button.

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    Reference number CA_EN_1_027616_1613150

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