Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

Westland Insurance Group - Surrey, BC (30+ days ago)

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Westland Insurance Group Ltd is growing and has a new opportunity for a Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist: in our Head Office: located in beautiful South Surrey, BC.: The Talent Acquisition Specialist is involved in all aspects of recruitment for the company and serves as a trusted advisor to hiring managers and the People & Performance team. Supporting the goals of the company, you will focus on high priority needs and assist in efficiently filling positions by sourcing high performers in the industry.

Named the 2018 Big Brokerage of the Year by Insurance Business Canada, Westland is one of the largest independent insurance brokers in Canada with over 1400 employees in more than 130 offices throughout BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan. We have experienced rapid expansion in the past 5 years and are positioned to continue on this growth path.

What we offer:
  • Base salary
  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits
  • Diverse mix of staff and demonstrated work/life balance
  • Career growth opportunities and continuing education programs
The Opportunity:
  • Provide recruitment support to guide and influence all hiring managers
  • Leverage existing and seek out new opportunities to advertise career opportunities
  • Ensure all recruitment collateral (job postings, job ads, career fair information) is professional, creative and meets the company standards
  • Using the Westland sourcing strategy, build and maintain a strong pipeline of candidates through active and targeted sourcing
  • Professionally represent Westland’s employment branding, generally serves as a candidates first connection with the company
  • Engage in recruitment events, provide coaching to managers who participate at the event and where appropriate, attends events
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to enhance Westland’s brand recognition with potential candidates
  • Build a strong working relationship with all hiring Managers, effectively gathers relevant information to ensure accurate understanding of recruitment needs
  • Work independently and proactively to ensure recruitment needs of hiring managers are met
  • Maintain accurate records to provide regular updates on recruitment activity
  • Communicate in a compelling manner through email, phone and in person to influence and persuade internal clients and external candidates/recruiters

Here's what you bring:
  • 5+ years of corporate recruiting experience
  • Ability to multitask and manage concurrent recruits while maintaining a high level of customer service to internal and external stakeholders
  • Interviewing skills – assessing candidates, delivering interview training to hiring managers
  • Advanced computer skills including applicant tracking systems, LinkedIn, word processing and spreadsheets