Human Resources and Recruitment Specialist

Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 03-20-2018
The Talent Company is pleased to be working with a Toronto based mining company in hiring a Human Resources and Recruitment Specialist. As an HR and Recruitment Specialist, this hands-on role will support a wide variety of Human Resources activities, including full-cycle recruitment, HR policy and compliance, metrics, and reporting, and HR general administration. This role will report to the Vice President of Human Resources.

  • Conduct full-cycle recruitment for open positions; 
  • Fully utilize, update and maintain the applicant tracking system (iCIMS);
  • Build positive relationships with hiring managers. Provide guidance and timely updates to hiring managers on the search process; and
  • Provide training and support to global recruiters.
Policy and Compliance
  • Maintain current knowledge of provincial and federal laws regarding human resources activities, and ensure Company compliance;
  • Maintain and develop Company policies and procedures, including health and safety and AODA;
  • Recommend best practices and improvements to current programs and processes; and
  • Facilitate and conduct presentations or workshops, as required.
General HR Administration
  • Conduct employee onboarding and offboarding;
  • Assist with the rollout and execution of Corporate HR initiatives;
  • Develop global, quarterly reports that accurately capture HR data and support key HR decisions. Analyze trends and make recommendations to address underlying issues;
  • Administer benefits plans and programs including health and dental, EAP and any other programs (process enrolments, terminations, and employee changes);
  • Assist management with employment relations activities;
  • Maintain department records (i.e. employee files, organization charts, invoices) and coordinate effective operations of the department;
  • Produce documents, letters and other general correspondence; and
  • Other HR projects, duties and responsibilities as required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business with a focus on Human Resources Management or diploma in Human Resources or equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in the Human Resources field, with an emphasis on recruitment for technical roles (engineers, geologists, scientists, etc.)
  • CHRP designation or in progress
  • Experience using an Applicant Tracking System and LinkedIn Recruiter and proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, etc.)
  • Thorough knowledge of employment law and all related legislation (provincial and federal)
  • Ability to prioritize effectively and strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to multitask and accomplish tasks, projects, and goals efficiently
  • Strong verbal, written, and listening communication skills
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness, problem-solving and analytical skills, and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and decision making skills
  • High integrity with the ability to deal with confidential, sensitive information with a high degree of professionalism
If you feel that you are up for this challenge to please click APPLY NOW below or contact Melissa Palleschi at We are always grateful for referrals. 

About The Talent Company
The Talent Company is an HR Solutions Firm. We work closely with our clients to FIND, KEEP, REWARD and TRANSITION their talent. We act as a trusted search partner for leading organizations providing customized and timely recruitment services.  For a list of our current opportunities, click here.
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