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Experienced Talent Acquisition, Senior Associate

Montreal, QC
Full Time
3 days ago

Line of Service

Internal Firm Services


Not Applicable


IFS - Human Capital (HC)

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in Human Resources, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference at PwC by helping to fully leverage the skills and talents of all our people. You'll focus on helping the local offices in driving the Firm's people strategy, creating a unique people experience for each individual, and supporting our Firm wide values by working with the core competencies that measure and drive individual and Firm wide success in the marketplace.

It takes talented people to support the largest professional services organisation in the world. Our Recruiting team works to identify and attract talent for PwC. You'll focus on engaging the most qualified experienced candidates by building relationships with job seekers and candidates, while understanding the dynamic hiring needs of each business. Our team actively recruits for full time employees at all levels, from experienced to executive, as well as fixed term, contingent, and flexible talent and supports the internal movement process between roles.


As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Proactively assist in the management of several clients, while reporting to Managers and above
  • Train and lead staff
  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team's technical acumen
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Continue to develop internal relationships and your PwC brand

  • Additional Responsibilities:

  • You'll provide full life-cycle recruitment support and guidance to client groups, cultivating strong working relationships with Partners, Directors and Managers
  • Owning the recruitment journey from intake meeting, role posting, candidate screening, evaluation discussions, offer development and onboarding
  • Act as an advisor on matters regarding talent acquisition including recruitment process, candidate markets, role profiles, talent supply and competitive intelligence
  • Active client and candidate management. Sometimes our roles can be hard to fill or take some time. We ask that our Recruiters communicate regularly with all stakeholders, providing information not only on the progress of searches but valuable market insight
  • Develop a deep understanding of our clients including their positions, business strategy and team dynamics. We don't live in a recruitment bubble
  • Proactive sourcing for some roles to source passive talent in order to deliver a cost effective recruitment strategy
  • Following our Standard Operating Procedures, policies and templates, while raising new ideas and suggestions to improve our approach and service delivery
  • Attending daily team member huddles, updating your huddle on your pipeline, metrics, successes, challenges and capacity
  • Creative problem solving, bringing a point of view to all interactions with clients and the Recruitment team
  • Working with our Recruitment Shared Service Centre, you'll be responsible for ensuring a consistent and successful interview booking and onboarding process via this team
  • To live the PwC brand and our values, we: care, reimagine the possible, act with integrity, make a difference and work together

  • Requirements:

    A track record of success and passion in permanent hire recruiting (either agency or in-house), with a deep understanding of the full life-cycle of recruitment and behavioural interview techniques, as well as:
  • Well established relationship management skills with clients and candidates
  • A confident communicator who can engage in a discussion, listen and ascertain relevant information from clients and candidates
  • The ability to influence and negotiate with hiring managers, candidates and agencies
  • You don't shy away from changes in technology or process, you can adapt to new ways of working and help others do the same
  • Grace under pressure; you're the one who always keeps your cool with a "Can-Do" attitude, even as the pace speeds up.
  • You can juggle multiple priorities like a pro - you've been mastering your time management skills for years
  • You drive data based recommendations and decisions, using your excel and reporting skills
  • You bring strong critical thinking skills and the ability to assess situations strategically and develop a collaborative approach
  • Strong practical experience with an Applicant Tracking System in an environment where a high degree of data integrity was the norm
  • Bilingual proficiency in French

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    Nice to Have Skills

  • Experience creating presentations to convey ideas and messages in a clear, concise and understandable way
  • Experience with Google Suite (email, shortcuts, sheets, features and enhancements)
  • Experience of using Workday as your ATS
  • LinkedIn Recruiter experience

  • Education
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    Travel Requirements


    Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?


    Government Clearance Required?


    Job Posting End Date

    PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.