Resourcing Business Partner (Recruiter)

Human Resources
Ottawa, Ontario
Job ID:
Imran Alam

Our large IT client is recognized by customers as Canada’s leading Aerospace company.

We are looking for a Resourcing Business Partner (Recruiter) to support the team.

Duration: 6+ months

Location: Ottawa, Ontario


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience of the Engineering and Technology skills market from the Defense or Civil Aerospace, Naval, Security, or Rail sectors.
  • Must have in-house corporate resourcing or wider resourcing experience
  • Candidate needs to be eligible for NATO Clearance


  • Personally, accountable for ensuring the delivery of output metrics covering: target start dates and customer satisfaction for professional hires for assigned requisitions.
  • Influence key stakeholders where no direct line responsibility exists (e.g. Hiring Managers, HR Business Partners & Generalists) to ensure output metrics are met
  • Personally, own the full resourcing lifecycle for assigned requisitions from requirements definition, sourcing, selection through to onboarding and for the first 6 months of Employees’ tenure
  • Personally, accountable for delivering quality hires against technical and business requisitions LR1- 9; however, delivery of more senior roles may be required from time to time
  • Own the Hiring Manager relationship, coaching them through the head-hunting process, their role within it, creating appropriate target lists and a compelling value proposition to sell to passive candidates
  • Attend interviews with Hiring Managers to support the decision-making process, promote best practice within Resourcing and Selection, and provide coaching as and where necessary
  • Personally, conduct phone and desk identification and manage internal and external research doing the same to create robust long lists of Passive candidates
  • Convert initial interest into commitment to a resourcing process
  • Build and maintain a personal network of passive candidates for all business-critical roles
  • Manage all channels to the active candidate market including employee referral, e-sourcing, on & off-line advertising, events and agencies
  • Manage the delivery of assigned and shared internal and external resources to ensure quality, speed and cost targets are achieved
  • Personally, assess candidates’ competence, cultural fit and motivation, and present robust shortlists with an appropriate mix of Internal, external, active and passive candidates
  • Provide data and analysis to individual Hiring Managers to support Contingent v. Professional headcount decisions
  • Provide support to Hiring Managers in making Temp to Perm hires
  • Promote best practice selection using the selection framework, coaching hiring managers where necessary and taking ultimate responsibility for high quality hiring decisions and meeting quality of hire metrics
  • Conduct full briefing meetings with Hiring Managers for each role and develop role specific Value Propositions that remain within Thales branding guidelines
  • Champion the 'search' based resourcing process, clearly define Managers' roles and set performance expectations
  • Implement process improvements as agreed by VP of HR and Resourcing Manager
  • Deliver formal and informal coaching to all levels of the organization, from Director level to first time Hiring Managers, occasional interaction at VP level may also be required
  • Influence managers to change current practices and behaviour.
  • Maintain effective and collaborative working relationships with other teams involved in the onboarding process (Security, HR Operations) to ensure that time to start targets are met
  • Ensure consistently accurate and complete data to HR Operations to support this for assigned roles
  • Proactively seek to resolve any barriers to successfully onboarding candidates and maintain a positive candidate experience (e.g. security, references, IT etc.).


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