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Bilingual Talent Acquisition Senior Recruiter/Manager, ESG

Montreal, QC
Full Time
6 days ago

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

The opportunity:

At KPMG we understand the complex challenges facing the world today and the role we play when it comes to sustainability and our obligation to support the communities we serve - while helping to drive measurable change that has an impact. As a priority growth area, our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) team is investing in people and technologies to enhance our capabilities to build a better future.

The ESG group brings together an experienced network of diverse professionals from across Canada and globally to deliver cross-functional industry leading practices, research, and trusted client solutions to address the biggest issues facing society. Our teams help clients manage related risks and opportunities to have a positive impact on our collective future. We deliver purpose driven growth uniting the best of KPMG to help drive sustainable transformation through a multi-disciplinary approach to ESG.

KPMG is searching for a Talent Acquisition Manager or Senior Recruiter to support the growth in our ESG practice. Success in this role means that you have solid business and recruitment acumen, can identify strong candidates with diverse training and professional experience and an ability to work independently while remaining solutions oriented in providing a strategic approach to recruiting the very best talent. You are someone who organically develops relationships internally and with candidates, while working in a dynamic environment - with a diverse range of teams.

This role will appeal to you if you:
  • Are intrigued by the ESG space, think strategically, but understand the importance of staying on top of tactical execution
  • Are known as a trusted advisor, people connector, know what it means to be a team player and enjoy a fast-paced, multi-faceted, energetic environment
  • Enjoy having a seat at the table and being a true expert and partner in recruitment

What you will do

  • Architect and execute recruitment strategy for ESG and be the expert for this area of recruiting, including actively networking and creating strong long-term relationships with prospective talent
  • Develop comprehensive talent maps and pools of talent through best in class direct sourcing and candidate generation techniques incorporating an inclusive and diverse approach
  • Work closely with our leaders in the ESG group throughout the search process to provide consistent communication and incredible service
  • Advance prospects into candidates, engaging them and performing assessments/screening while providing an exceptional, high-touch candidate experience
  • Participate in debriefs and presenting/negotiating employment offers on behalf of leaders
  • Coach hiring managers to continuously improve their talent acquisition capabilities

What you bring to the role

  • Business or related undergraduate degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in recruitment; Consulting or Professional Services experience would be advantageous
  • Develop prospects into candidates, engaging them and performing assessments/screening while providing an exceptional, high-touch candidate experience
  • Exposure building global recruitment strategies supporting immigration processes to Canada would be considered an asset
  • Strong analytical ability with a data curious nature and ability to provide meaningful insights to stakeholders
  • Ability to understand and identify multi-disciplinary talent (e.g. technical environmental, engineering, human rights) in the market
  • Excellent relationship-building and communication skills with an ability to work with a team who have a diverse range of skills, styles, and approaches

Keys to your success:

KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best

For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here.

Our Values, The KPMG Way

Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

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If you have a question about accessible employment at KPMG, or to begin a confidential conversation about your individual accessibility or accommodation needs through the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact us at or phone: 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778.
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