HR Talent Acquisition Representative

Human Resources
Oil & Gas
Calgary, Alberta
Job ID:
Dhanyatha Chandrashekar

Our market leading energy client has an immediate need for a HR Talent Acquisition Representative to join their team.  This a twelve (12) month contract position located in their Calgary head office.

Position Summary:

The primary focus of this role is to lead strategic and proactive sourcing initiatives, conduct candidate assessment and selection, and manage employment offers. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop effective sourcing strategies based on workforce plans, to recruit candidates who are a fit for the client’s 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. 
  • Assist with international recruitment assignments and career fairs as required. 
  • Promote employment opportunities at the client. 
  • Optimize efficiency of the recruitment process by making, recommending, and implementing improvements. 
  • Carry out a strong public relations function through ongoing interactions with potential employees; ensure a positive applicant experience. 
  • Guide recruitment efforts for campus recruiting 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • University or college degree with additional related training (i.e. interviewing, negotiations, etc.) is preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. 
  • 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
  • Previous experience with Workday is an asset

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