Talent Acquisition Specialist (Bilingual)

  • Location
    Ottawa, Ontario
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Human resources - HR Recruiter

Adecco is currently recruiting for a Talent Acquisition Specialist for a full-time permanent opportunity. This role is with our Crown Corporation client based out of Ottawa, ON. The successful candidate must hold a valid Reliability Security Clearance or be eligible for one. This role is remote until further notice. Ideal candidate must be located in Ottawa or GTA.

The Talent Acquisition Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Works with designated HR Business Partners to align business priorities with labor needs; based on clients ‘recruitment forecasts and organization structure needs. Ensures the timely and effective planning, integration, and execution for major recruitment initiatives;
  • Provides specialist advice and guidance to clients on the administration, interpretation, and application of effective employee recruitment and selection processes, to meet immediate and forecasted needs;
  • Provides subject matter expertise to hiring managers on all aspects of the talent acquisition process such as recruitment strategies, candidate selection, compensation recommendations, and offer presentation;
  • Works with the hiring manager to identify a profile for a successful candidate to initiate a recruitment plan. Connects candidate’s transferrable knowledge, skills, and abilities with job requirements to identify potential candidates that can be successful in a role;
  • Develops and implements recruitment strategies including headhunting from competitors, leveraging social media, participating in job fairs etc. Sources both active and passive candidates with the intent on identifying, connecting, and recruiting the best talent;
  • Advises hiring manager in all aspects of recruitment cycle, including cross-functional skills that can add a competitive advantage, potential weakness identified in candidates;
  • Prepares interview documentation and validates with hiring manager to ensure questions are related to job responsibilities. Conducts interviews with hiring managers resulting in excellent candidate experiences;
  • Plans, recruits, assesses, and hires candidates for jobs in specialized or strategic areas while ensuring consistency in high standards to ensure the organization retains employees that will meet the business needs;
  • Ensures staffing actions are accurately reflected in applicant tracking system and SAP in a timely fashion to ensure data integrity and avoid any negative impacts on employees; and
  • Maintains a network of internal and external contacts to regularly benchmark and remain current on demographics and future trends.
  • The Talent Acquisition Specialist must meet the following mandatory requirements:

  • Must have completed post-secondary, preferably in a related field or equivalent professional experience and training; 
  • Must be fluent in English and French;
  • Must have minimum 3 years of experience in a recruiting role;
  • Must have full-cycle recruitment experience;
  • Experience in planning and sourcing/recruitment strategies;
  • Experience in utilizing and managing an applicant tracking system;
  • Must have comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office programs;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Must have strong organizational, analytical and customer service skills.
  • If you are interested in applying to our Talent Acquisition Specialist 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_2096519

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