Recruitment and Shortlisting Manager

Recruitment and Shortlisting Manager

Job No: 83984
Location: Vancouver

At Employment Office, we build careers.

Employment Office (EO) takes a non-traditional approach to recruitment. We deliver innovative advertising and marketing strategies for our clients to land them the best employees in the market. We value innovation and strive for excellence in all that we do.

Unlike traditional recruitment agencies, we don't simply "sell a candidate" to a business. At EO, recruitment is process driven and helps to establish great long term business relationships.

Our key strength lies in creating strategic recruitment advertising campaigns, which blend proven attraction strategies with compelling copy to create a talent pool of quality candidates. We offer unbundled recruitment and shortlisting services to our clients at a competitive price point.

With a global network in an evolving industry, EO has ambitious growth plans for the future. We're going places and we're looking to take exceptional individuals along for the journey.

Tell me about the Opportunity

EO is seeking a Team Leader or Future Team Leader for our Shortlisting & Selection division. Based in Vancouver, this is an exciting opportunity to deliver successful recruitment outcomes to our clients whilst driving the efficient operation and profit of EO's Canadian Shortlisting & Selection business.

Depending on your level of leadership and management experience, if you are appointed into the Future Team Leader role you will embark on a 'fast-track to leadership' training plan that would see you take on the Team Leader role within 6-12 months.

In this hands-on leadership role you will report directly to the Global Chief Operating Officer and will have the opportunity to use your experience to lead by example and develop a high performance team.

A typical day in this role may look something like this: 

  • Using SCOUT (our candidate management system) to rank and rate candidates, as well as schedule and conduct candidate interviews
  • Using Salesforce to manage all facets of client communication
  • Conducting thorough Job Analysis calls and meeting with our clients and Account Mangers to determine recruitment needs and ideal candidate profiles
  • Designing interview guides and any other required documentation for the client recruitment process 
  • Liaising with EO Account Managers to update on campaigns and provide feedback on candidate quality so they can manage the Recruitment Marketing & Advertising process and candidate attraction
  • Administering/interpreting McQuaig Job Definition Survey (JDS) and McQuaig Word Survey (MWS)and skills testing
  • Presenting candidate shortlists according to packages/services purchased by client
  • Conducting employment reference checks
  • Designing and creating custom quotes and pricing for Account Managers

 In addition, as the Team Leader or Future Team Leader, you will also be responsible for: 

  • Tracking KPIs, productivity, and team members’ incentives
  • Working proactively with Account Managers and clients (both in person and through phone-based meetings) to positively impact the commercial growth of the Shortlisting business
  • Training, coaching, and developing team members as recruitment professionals
  • Creating custom quotes and proposals
  • Performing monthly 1-to-1s with team members to review performance, deliver feedback, and drive outcomes
  • Liaising with EO Australia Shortlisting & Selection Team Leaders and contributing to Global 'One Best Way' processes

To excel in this role you must have previous recruitment experience, ideally in a high volume environment. Knowledge of industry best practices, along with outstanding communication, organizational and project management skills are also essential. Finally, the ability to inspire, motivate and develop team members will be the key to your success.

Commercial and business acumen is important, as is a strong attention to detail. Similarly, you will need to be an expert in relationship building/management and have superior account management skills.

If you're a highly motivated individual who thrives in a deadline driven and results oriented environment, you will do well in this role.

Tell me about the Benefits

With a Global network in an evolving industry, EO has ambitious growth plans for the future. We're going places and we're looking to take exceptional individuals along for the journey. 

For your hard work and dedication you'll be rewarded with an attractive salary package (base plus incentives), depending on skills and experience. Additionally, you'll also enjoy a host of other benefits including: 

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and more
  • Life and Long term disability insurance
  • Monthly staff awards nights (we call them Buzz Nights), parties, and celebration of achievements
  • The opportunity to attend the annual Global Gathering. In the past we've been to Vegas, Singapore, Cancun, Paris and Hawaii, to name a few. Next year we're jetting off to Japan!
  • RRSP matching
  • Access to onsite gym and free coffee in the office
  • Two (2) weeks’ vacation time to start, with the opportunity to earn up to five (5) weeks as your career with EO progresses

You'll also be welcomed as an integral part of a friendly and supportive team with a variety of backgrounds including marketing, advertising, recruitment and travel. As a growing organization, this team is also expected to expand with career-defining opportunities available in both Canada and abroad.  

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