Find HR & Talent Acquisition Jobs In Vancouver

At SWIM we love helping people find the job they love, and perhaps this is never more important than for the HR and TA professionals who are culture ambassadors for their company.

In the 14 years since our founding, we’ve helped place hundreds of candidates in HR and  and Talent Acquisition roles with some of Vancouver’s best employers- the kinds of companies that show up on all sorts of “great place to work” lists. We specialize in understanding the nuances and uniqueness of each HR and TA team, and how to make a great match. See below for a listing of all our currently active HR and Talent Acquisition searches. If you see one that you think may be a fit for you, we invite you to send us a resume. If we also think you’re a match, then we’ll be reaching out shortly to further discuss your search for your dream job.  Thank you!

Human Resources Business Partner

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Fraser Valley, BC, CA
Posted on November 23, 2021
Swim Recruiting is partnering with one of Western Canada’s largest employers to find a talented Human Resources Business Partner Read Full Description
Swim Recruiting is partnering with one of Western Canada’s largest employers to find a talented Human Resources Business Partner

Who - the Company: 

Our Fraser Valley client is one of Western Canada’s largest employers consistently ranking among B.C.’s and Canada’s top employers. They are known for their focus on sustainability as well as their strong local community support. 

What - the Role: 

This is a permanent employment opportunity for a well-rounded Human Resources Business Partner. This position reports to the Human Resources Manager. The successful candidate is a problem solver and strong communicator who has experience and enjoys HR transformation projects and is able to drive organizational change.
You will be responsible for:         
  • Leading, implementing and maintaining all HR initiatives aligned to the overall business goals and strategies.
  • Supporting one of our business areas at our head office and will work closely with office management to drive and support the implementation of the company’s strategic HR and compensation programs, initiatives, policies, and procedures.
  • Acting as the point of contact for the leaders in the business area as well as all employees.
  • Advising leadership in areas of team member and leadership development, organizational change, performance management, succession planning, attendance management, culture, complain resolution, harassment investigations, and disciplinary action.
  • Identifying and addressing all employee relations issues as well as maintaining the reporting and investigation processes.
  • Driving initiatives to promote employee engagement and creating and maintaining a productive and positive work culture.
  • Participating in job evaluations where necessary and shares analyses with management.
  • Assisting in research, development, implementation and reviewal of HR related projects.
  • Ensuring compliance with company HR policies and employment law requirements. 
  • Communicating key People messages, programs, and initiatives to office management team members

Who - the Candidate: 

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in an HR capacity, preferably in a large and complex organization, complemented with functional experience in compensation practices, job evaluation systems, performance/talent management and succession planning.
  • Post-secondary education or diploma in Human Resources or related education considered a strong asset.
  • Must have previous experience dealing with employee relations issues. 
  • Experience with HR management information systems and applications (preferably Workday). 
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Working towards a Certified Professional of Human Resources (CPHR) is considered an asset.

Where: 

Fraser Valley, BC. We are ideally seeking candidates from the South Surrey, Mission, Langley and Abbotsford area or surroundings.

How Much: 

Compensation is commensurate with skills, education, and work experience- please discuss further with Swim!  

When & How to Apply: 

If you are interested in and excited about this great opportunity, please do not hesitate in applying as this search is moving very quickly! If you have a Recruiter at Swim already, please reach out to that individual directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “Apply Now” to send us your resume.
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Human Resources Administrative Assistant

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Downtown Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on November 16, 2021
Fantastic opportunity for an administrative professional who is seeking to join the HR department of a global and complex company with a friendly corporate culture. Opportunity for long-term learning and growth, as well as mentorship from inspiring leaders. Very competitive total compensation package including a unique paid time off program.  Read Full Description
Fantastic opportunity for an administrative professional who is seeking to join the HR department of a global and complex company with a friendly corporate culture. Opportunity for long-term learning and growth, as well as mentorship from inspiring leaders. Very competitive total compensation package including a unique paid time off program. 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a high profile and reputable global public company. The corporate office is very fast-paced, and the company has a corporate culture which emphasizes learning & development, collaboration, teamwork, and high performance. The people at this company are very dedicated to their work and also know how to have fun. This company truly values their employees and provides great perks that promote a healthy work life.

What- the Role: 

On behalf of our client, SWIM is recruiting for a new Human Resources Assistant- this is essentially the Administrative Assistant who will support the entire Vancouver-based HR team. This is a great role for someone who wants to grow into a true HR role one day, but please note that the responsibilities are primarily administrative in nature, as opposed to HR in nature. 
The HR Assistant will be supporting the entire department with calendar management, booking meetings, filing, invoicing, expense reports, tracking employee vacation time, travel coordination, occasionally backing-up reception, etc. This role involves diverse and engaging work in a fast-paced and people-focused work environment. 
Reporting into a fantastic HR Manager and working on a collaborative Vancouver HR team.  SWIM will provide interested and qualified candidates with a detailed job description.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking a well-rounded administrative professional who is detail-oriented, organized, and professional, and who has a can-do approach to their work. Qualified candidates will have at least 3 years relevant, well-rounded, and progressive experience in administration in a corporate office environment. Qualified candidates will be skilled in scheduling, coordinating, filing, organizing, and planning

Experience working in complex and global corporation is preferred but not required. Some form of post-secondary education is highly preferred- ideally education pertaining to Human Resources or Business Administration.  Clear communication skills (written and verbal) are crucial as this role involves a great deal of interaction with management, colleagues, and other employees.

Where: 

Downtown Vancouver. Close to public transit and many amenities like restaurants and shops. 

How Much: 

Very competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills. This company provides an excellent total compensation package including a generous amount of paid time off, a healthy bonus, a pension plan, and great benefits- please discuss further with SWIM.

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Thank you! 
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Vice-President, Talent Acquisition

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, Toronto or Montreal, CA
Posted on November 16, 2021
Fantastic opportunity to lead the global Talent Acquisition function for an extremely successful technology company that will continue to grow and attract top talent from around the world. Leading a global team of ~20 TA professionals, based in various countries on 3 continents. VP, TA can be based in Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal  Read Full Description
Fantastic opportunity to lead the global Talent Acquisition function for an extremely successful technology company that will continue to grow and attract top talent from around the world. Leading a global team of ~20 TA professionals, based in various countries on 3 continents. VP, TA can be based in Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is an innovative and high-growth technology company with a stellar reputation. This is a company that you can feel truly proud to work for and contribute to! Multinational operations. 

What- the Position: 

Our client is hiring for a new Vice-President, Talent Acquisition who will report into the Chief People Officer and who will lead a TA team of ~20 (approx. half the team is based in Canada, half is based overseas). Working closely with a tight-knit and high-performance People & Culture team, and also interacting with the Executive Leadership Team and the Board of Directors.The new VP will lead talent acquisition and employment branding strategies for the entire company, and will enhance TA programs already in place while also designing and implementing new projects and initiatives. 

Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with detailed job description. 

Who- the Candidate:

We are seeking an accomplished, innovative, and well-rounded senior leader with 15+ years’ progressive experience in corporate talent acquisition and 8+ years in people leadership capacities. Experience working directly in tech sector is highly preferred, almost required. 

  • Experience in talent acquisition for a technical and/or professional services employee population is required. 
  • Experience scaling up an ambitious company is a significant asset- particularly from the 1000 employees to 2000 employees milestone. 
  • Excellent executive-level business communication skills, with experience interacting with, and presenting to, Executive Leaders and Board of Directors. 
  • Deep recruitment expertise within Canada and/or the US is required. Experience recruiting for operations in countries other than Canada and the US is highly beneficial.
  • Team leadership experience with 12+ direct and indirect reports; excellent mentorship and coaching abilities. 
  • Tech savvy, with solid experience with ATS and HRIS optimization. 
  • Self-motivated and confident with a “lead by example” approach. Eager to contribute to the continued growth of a fast-paced, innovative, and ambitious company. 

Where: 

Based out of a corporate office in Vancouver, Toronto, or Montreal- with work from home flexibility. 

How Much: 

Very competitive base salary commensurate with experience, plus stock options, a healthy bonus program, a generous paid time off program, etc. Swim Recruiting can provide more details on the company’s total compensation offering. 

When & How to Apply: 

If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. SWIM is presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the Chief People Officer and hiring team for review. If you are interested in this great Talent Acquisition Leadership role working for a fascinating company, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon. SWIM is very respectful of confidentiality of all candidates, particularly those who are currently employed and very quietly job searching. Thank you! 

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Senior Human Resources Advisor

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Downtown Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on November 15, 2021
Diverse senior-level individual contributor Human Resources role with a global public company. Typically, HR roles with companies of this size and complexity are more segregated and specialized, but this role is very holistic and touches upon almost all areas of Human Resources. Opportunity for long-term learning and growth, as well as mentorship from inspiring HR leaders. Very competitive total compensation package including a unique paid time off program.  Read Full Description
Diverse senior-level individual contributor Human Resources role with a global public company. Typically, HR roles with companies of this size and complexity are more segregated and specialized, but this role is very holistic and touches upon almost all areas of Human Resources. Opportunity for long-term learning and growth, as well as mentorship from inspiring HR leaders. Very competitive total compensation package including a unique paid time off program. 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a high profile and reputable global public company. The corporate office is very fast-paced, and the company has a corporate culture which emphasizes learning & development, collaboration, teamwork, and high performance. The people at this company are very dedicated to their work and also know how to have fun. This company truly values their employees and provides great perks that promote a healthy work life.

What- the Role: 

We are seeking a new Senior Human Resources Advisor who will be responsible for a variety of Human Resources functions in Vancouver and beyond.
The Sr. Advisor’s portfolio is quite diverse and will encompass such areas as: 
  • Employee Relations
  • Talent Acquisition & Onboarding 
  • Organizational Design
  • Talent Management
  • Leadership Coaching 
  • Employee Learning & Development
  • Employee Engagement 
  • Program Implementation
  • Workforce Planning & Succession Planning
  • Compensation Analysis & Total Rewards
  • Global Mobility 
  • HR Systems Optimization 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking an HR professional who is business-savvy, confident in their abilities, and who has a can-do approach to their work. Qualified candidates will have at least 7 years relevant and progressive experience in HR. Experience working in large and complex corporation is preferred. Some form of post-secondary education pertaining to Human Resources is required, and the CPHR certification is an asset. Candidates must have at least some experience in talent acquisition.

Where:

Downtown Vancouver. Close to public transit and many amenities like restaurants and shops. There is some opportunity for a couple days a week work-from-home flexibility, if the candidate requires. 

How Much: 

Very competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills. This company provides an excellent total compensation package including a generous amount of paid time off, a healthy bonus, a pension plan, and great benefits- please discuss further with SWIM.

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Thank you! 
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Compensation Analyst

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
REMOTE, BC, CA
Posted on November 11, 2021
Fantastic opportunity for a compensation analysis professional to work remotely from anywhere in BC for one of Canada’s best managed and best loved companies!  Read Full Description
Fantastic opportunity for a compensation analysis professional to work remotely from anywhere in BC for one of Canada’s best managed and best loved companies! 

Who- the Company:

Our client is one of the largest private sector “living wage” employers in Canada and is known for being a very values-based organization that champions diversity, social responsibility, business ethics, and philanthropy. The company has been recognized as a best local employer, a best managed company, and a best corporate citizen. The company has close to 3000 employees and is headquartered in Vancouver. 

What- the Role:

Swim Recruiting is seeking a new Compensation Analyst on behalf of our client. Reporting directly to the Manager of Compensation and working on a tight-knit compensation team of 5 people, the Analyst will be responsible for managing compensation policies and ensuring the company is following compensation procedures. The Comp Analyst will be helping to develop and optimize the company’s ongoing total rewards strategy. The Comp Analyst will conduct job evaluations, job leveling, and participate in annual performance & compensation review cycles. Compensation analysis is the main focus of this role, with some benefits analysis.  SWIM will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description

Who- the Candidate: 

Qualified candidates will have at least 2 years’ experience in compensation analysis/total rewards, and ideally 5+ years. The CCP designation is considered an asset but not at all required. Candidates will have experience in designing and implementing compensation programs, as well as experience evaluating and benchmarking corporate and operational positions. Strong communication and collaboration skills are crucial. We are looking for professionals who are proficient at conducting Excel-based compensation analysis- the stronger in Excel, the better! HRIS analysis skills are also important. Experience working in large, complex private sector company with operations in geographic locations across BC is a significant asset. 

Where:

The company is headquartered in Vancouver; however, the Compensation Analyst can work remotely from ANYWHERE IN BC!  Remote working is perfectly suitable for this role. Ideally the Analyst will be located within driving distance to Vancouver for occasional visits to the office (important team meetings, social events, etc.). These in-office visits will be scheduled in advance so if the Comp Analyst lives in the Interior, on Vancouver Island, in Northern BC, etc., they can work it into their lives and perhaps combine an office trip with a personal reason for wanting to be in the Lower Mainland. 

How Much:

The Compensation Analyst will receive a competitive salary commensurate with experience, skills, and education- please discuss with SWIM. 

When & How to Apply:

This search is moving extremely quickly! Swim Recruiting will be representing the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Thank you!
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People & Culture Business Partner

HR & Talent Acquisition
Contract
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on November 4, 2021
HRBP opportunity with a successful, well-known, and well-respected global company with manufacturing and corporate operations in Vancouver. Open-ended contract to start, with a permanent role available (the most recent HRBP contractor SWIM placed with this company was converted to permanent employment).  Read Full Description
HRBP opportunity with a successful, well-known, and well-respected global company with manufacturing and corporate operations in Vancouver. Open-ended contract to start, with a permanent role available (the most recent HRBP contractor SWIM placed with this company was converted to permanent employment). 

Who- the Company:

Our client is a retail & manufacturing company that has been around a long time and that is very well-known for creating fantastic products that are unique, sustainable, and high quality. They have global operations, and this Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) will be working out of Canada’s most significant operation in Vancouver, BC. This is a company you can be proud to work for and to represent, and they have a dynamic work environment.

What- the Role:

The HR Business Partner (HRBP) will be supporting a diverse employee population working in various capacities in operations, manufacturing, production, etc. The portfolio of responsibilities is varied and will include employee relations, rolling out new HR initiatives and processes, talent development, performance management, health & safety (including Covid protocols), etc. The HRBP will report into a Senior Manager and collaborate with HR peers in the corporate head office and in various other locations across the country. This is a contract to start, but there is a good chance for extension or perhaps conversion to permanent employment. Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a thorough job description.

Who- the Candidate:

We are seeking HR professionals with at least 4 years progressive experience in well-rounded HRBP and/or HR Generalist/Advisor type roles. The most important skillset is employee relations, as well as performance management, leadership coaching, HR policies and procedures, etc. Qualified candidates will be friendly and confident communicators. HR education/certification is preferred. Experience working with a complex company with over 1000 employees is very beneficial, as is experience working in manufacturing and/or retail sectors. 

Where:

Vancouver. Swim Recruiting can provide more insight on exact location. 

How Much:

Hourly consulting rate commensurate with HR experience and skills- please discuss with SWIM! On a permanent basis this role would pay in the neighbourhood of $67,000 to $75,000, plus benefits, product discount, etc. 

When & How to Apply:

This search is moving very quickly! If you are interested and would like to find out more about the company and role, do not hesitate to reach out. Please hit “APPLY NOW” to send us your resume. Thank you!  
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Senior Analyst, Total Rewards

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Downtown Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on November 4, 2021
Fantastic opportunity for a well-rounded and senior level total rewards professional who is looking for career development with a complex, high-growth, and global public company. Based in Vancouver and the company is open to relocating a successful candidate from elsewhere in Canada.  Read Full Description
Fantastic opportunity for a well-rounded and senior level total rewards professional who is looking for career development with a complex, high-growth, and global public company. Based in Vancouver and the company is open to relocating a successful candidate from elsewhere in Canada. 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a billion-dollar global public company, headquartered in Vancouver, with a stellar reputation worldwide as a leader in their industry. This company is going through positive changes under the direction of impressive executive leaders. 

What- the Role:

We are seeking a new Senior Analyst, Total Rewards. The portfolio of responsibilities is diverse and includes strategic Compensation Analysis, providing HR Analytics and HR Reporting, managing the integrity and optimization of the organization’s HRIS, and Benefits Management. This role entails both routine and ad hoc reporting and presentations for the Executive Leadership Team, the Board of Directors, and other internal and external stakeholders. The Senior Analyst will also collaborate on HR-related budgeting. 

Who- the Candidate: 

Candidates will have at least 5 years’ progressive Total Rewards experience, preferably with a complex, and multinational public company (although the latter is not required for candidates who ready and eager to ramp up quickly in a global pub.co.). 
  • Compensation analysis experience and skills (compensation reviews, salary surveys, data collection, process improvement of compensation programs, etc.) 
  • Candidates will be able to produce and present quantitative and qualitative analytical findings (mostly using Excel) to the executive leadership team to support strategic business decision making 
  • HRIS subject matter expertise  
  • Hands-on Benefits Management experience is highly preferred. 
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) or Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) certifications is an asset. 

Where: 

Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful corporate office with great views. Close to public transit and many amenities like restaurants and shops. Most employees on the HR team are choosing to work from home 2 days a week, but the Senior Analyst could also work in the office full-time, should they prefer that. We are open to qualified candidates from across Canada, but must be able to relocate fully to Vancouver within a couple months.

How Much: 

Competitive base salary and total compensation package commensurate with experience and skills. Please discuss further with SWIM! 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving very quickly! Swim Recruiting will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume. Thank you! 
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Payroll & or HR Administrator

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Richmond, BC, CA
Posted on October 27, 2021
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Full time or Part time business hours

Who - The Company: 

Looking for a fabulous Richmond BC Company, well known for making the world a better place and with an excellent reputation? This organization is a well-known and reputable tech company known for their collaborative environment and exciting work culture. 

What - The Role: 

  • Working alongside the HR Manager this payroll administer will assist with Full cycle payroll up to 80 Canadian employees
  • Answer payroll inquiries from staff related to earnings, deductions, taxable benefits, salary, vacation and sick leave.
  • Preparation of hiring/termination documentation, typing of general correspondence.
  • Maintenance of payroll files and records and Manage the payroll function, process new hires, timesheet, payroll changes
  • Identify and suggest solutions for problematic situations
  • Ensure that provincial and federal legislation is being followed
  • Ensure that all employees’ hours are correctly paid
  • Assist with Human Resources if the candidate would like a mixed role!

Who – The Candidate:

  • 2 years’ minimum related experience in a full cycle, end to end payroll processing. 
  • Experience using various software
  • Working knowledge of payroll best practices and legislation.
  • An individual who wants to learn and grow with the organization with additional tasks.

Where: 

Richmond, BC and work from home right now until further notice.

How Much:

If Full time a base salary commensurate with level of experience, benefits, 3 weeks’ vacation.

When & How To Apply: 

This search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
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Recruitment Coordinator

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on October 20, 2021
Join one of Vancouver’s most exciting and successful boutique recruitment firms! Read Full Description
Join one of Vancouver’s most exciting and successful boutique recruitment firms!

Who - the Hiring Company: 

Founded in 2007, Swim Recruiting is one of Vancouver’s leading recruitment firms and we provide our clients and our candidates with recruitment services in Information Technology, Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Administration, Operations, and Supply Chain. We have a tight-knit, fun-loving, hard-working, and dynamic corporate culture, and many of our employees have worked with the firm for 5 to 12 years. Please note that Swim Recruiting will not share your candidacy with anyone outside of our firm without your approval as confidentiality is very important to us!

What - the Role: 

Swim Recruiting is seeking a new Recruitment Coordinator to help out our incredibly busy Recruitment team! This is a great opportunity for someone who is eager to work with one of the most reputable recruitment firms in Vancouver in a fast-paced and supportive work environment.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following: 
  • Coordinating and scheduling candidate interviews with top clients
  • Posting, tracking, and closing job postings on various sites
  • Conducting candidate references
  • Scheduling internal meetings and providing calendar management for the Team Lead
  • Administrative support for the Team including resume formatting
  • Utilizing Swim’s ATS (applicant tracking system) and providing administrative support with contractor onboarding including processing background checks 
  • Administrative assistance and coordination with supplier portals

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for a personable Recruitment Coordinator who is eager to dive right in to the “Swimming Pool”! You will be an enthusiastic team-player who enjoys a versatile, fast-paced coordinator role.   
  • At least 2 years recent and relevant work experience in an administrative capacity. 
  • Experience working within a Recruitment Agency and/or supporting an internal HR department in a similar role is a big plus, but not absolutely required. Experience working for a boutique recruitment firm will be viewed particularly favourably.
  • Strong computer skills are needed, particularly in Word, Outlook, and Excel. Previous experience with an ATS (applicant tracking system) and/or CRM system is preferred but not required.
  • Top-notch verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate in a manner that is clear, friendly, professional, and confident- internally with colleagues and externally with candidates and clients.
  • Strong ability to prioritize and to focus on work within a fast-paced and dynamic open-concept office environment.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and efficient, with excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and pivot between different projects and tasks. 
  • Self-motivated, with a positive attitude, a strong work ethic, and the willingness to assist a busy and fun-loving recruitment team. A great sense of humour is always appreciated by Swim! 
  • Post-secondary education is an asset.

Where: 

Swim’s office is in Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful office with ocean and mountain views. Close to both Gastown and the financial district, and accessible via many bus lines, Canada Line, SkyTrain, West Coast Express, and SeaBus.

Why: 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced, fun-loving, and ever-changing environment with dynamic and friendly professionals. You will be responsible for a variety of responsibilities, your days will be full and busy, and you will be an important “face and voice” for Swim Recruiting- a true ambassador of our brand and reputation

How Much: 

This is a salaried position, not commissioned-based. Swim Recruiting provides an excellent benefits package as well as 4 weeks’ paid time off and other great perks!

When & How to Apply: 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please hit “APPLY NOW” to send us your resume. If you already have a recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person directly. Thank you!
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Administrative Assistant

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on October 20, 2021
Join one of Vancouver’s most exciting and successful boutique recruitment firms! Read Full Description
Join one of Vancouver’s most exciting and successful boutique recruitment firms!

Who- the Hiring Company:

Founded in 2007, Swim Recruiting is one of Vancouver’s leading recruitment firms and we provide our clients and our candidates with recruitment services in Information Technology, Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Administration, Operations, and Supply Chain. We have a tight-knit, fun-loving, hard-working, and dynamic corporate culture, and many of our employees have worked with the firm for 5 to 10 years. Please note that Swim Recruiting will not share your candidacy with anyone outside of our firm without your approval as confidentiality is very important to us!

What- the Role:

Swim Recruiting is seeking a new Administrative Assistant to join our team! This is a great opportunity for someone who is eager to work with one of the most reputable recruitment firms in Vancouver in a fast-paced and supportive work environment.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Administrative duties such as updating spreadsheets and collecting information for placements.
  • Preparing contracts and ensuring accuracy for both clients and contractors.
  • Responsible for all contractor onboarding
  • Liaising with Recruiters, Account Managers, and Recruitment Coordinators to collect information and give out reminders for time sheets.
  • Helping with back-end duties for payroll and invoicing.
  • Utilizing Swim’s ATS (applicant tracking system) and ensuring proper documentation and usage.
  • Assisting the Director of Operations with tasks and special projects as needed.

Who- The Candidate:  

We are looking for a true administrative professional who is eager to dive right into the “Swimming Pool”! You will be an enthusiastic team-player who enjoys a versatile administrative role.
  • 2 years of recent and relevant administrative and office experience
  • Strong computer skills in MS Office Suite (Word, Outlook, and Excel)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic with a professional and positive attitude
  • Prioritization is key! Being able to prioritize different tasks and projects while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and efficient.
  • Experience working with a Recruitment Agency and/or supporting an internal HR team is preferred, but not required.
  • Post-secondary education is an asset.

Where: 

Swim’s office is in Downtown Vancouver in a beautiful office with ocean and mountain views. Close to both Gastown and the financial district, and accessible via many bus lines, Canada Line, SkyTrain, West Coast Express, and SeaBus.

Why: 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced, fun-loving, and ever-changing environment with dynamic and friendly professionals. You will be responsible for a variety of administrative responsibilities, your days will be full and busy, and you will be an important part of Swim Recruiting- a true ambassador of our brand and reputation.

How Much: 

Competitive salary and benefits depending on the candidate’s level of skills and experience. Swim Recruiting provides an excellent benefits package (coverage for health, dental, & paramedical) as well as 4 weeks’ paid time off and other perks.

When & How to Apply: 

If you are interested in this opportunity, please don’t hesitate to apply today as this search is moving quickly. Please hit “APPLY NOW” to send us your resume.
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Recruitment Consultant

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 24, 2021
At Swim Recruiting we believe that every recruiter is unique and that everyone has their own style when it comes to being a successful recruitment consultant. We do not believe in placing unrealistic and over-bearing KPIs on the day-to-day running of your desk; instead, we trust your ability and give you the tools, space, training, and resources to do your job effectively and efficiently. As a result of the way we believe in doing business we have experienced tremendous success in attracting the strongest candidates and developing solid relationships with some of the best and most respected employers in Vancouver and beyond.  Read Full Description
  • Do you feel restricted by the strict KPIs placed on you by your current agency?
  • Do wish you were given more room to show your creative side and personal brand in recruitment?
  • Prefer treating candidates and clients like people, not numbers?
  • Looking for uncapped commission potential? 

Who- the Company: 

At Swim Recruiting we believe that every recruiter is unique and that everyone has their own style when it comes to being a successful recruitment consultant. We do not believe in placing unrealistic and over-bearing KPIs on the day-to-day running of your desk; instead, we trust your ability and give you the tools, space, training, and resources to do your job effectively and efficiently. As a result of the way we believe in doing business we have experienced tremendous success in attracting the strongest candidates and developing solid relationships with some of the best and most respected employers in Vancouver and beyond. 
  • Opened for business in 2007, and have many long-tenured and loyal Swimmers who have been with the firm for many years 
  • 100% Vancouver owned and operated Company
  • Very diverse and inclusive culture with a big focus on team collaboration 
  • Very generous and transparent commission structure that hasn’t changed since our inception over a decade ago 
  • We are very busy!!! You will always have good searches to recruit on with many of Vancouver’s best known companies 

What- the Role: 

We are seeking an experienced, talented, and self-motivated Recruitment Consultant to join our close-knit and top-notch recruitment team. The new Consultant can recruit within Accounting & Finance, Human Resources, Administration, and/or Marketing & Communications. This will be a permanent role, in which you will be surrounded by some of the best and most experienced recruiters in Vancouver under the leadership of well-networked and knowledgeable Vancouver recruitment veterans. The new Recruitment Consultant will be working on a variety of searches- contract and permanent, entry-level to senior level individual contributor, diverse corporate functions (not IT)- and for reputable companies of all sizes across the lower mainland and in all industries. Our recruiters are not limited to certain sectors, functions, or geographies. 

Who- the Candidate: 

  • At least 12 months- and preferably 18+ months- of full-cycle recruitment experience in a Recruitment firm is required 
  • Vancouver recruitment experience is preferred but not required for someone who is confident they can quickly establish a local network 
  • Experience recruiting on corporate office-based searches 
  • Excellent communication skills- written, verbal, and non-verbal 
  • Experience working on a high volume of diverse searches
  • Experience using an ATS, with strong ATS documentation, as well as recruitment platforms such as LinkedIn Recruiter
Culturally, our ideal candidate will be the type of person who loves to have a laugh with colleagues and who does not take themselves too seriously. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, take initiative, are results oriented, and have a strong sense of urgency. We thrive on the thrill of headhunting and filling tough searches, but we are also fun-loving and believe playing hard to be just as important. Our relaxed, trusting, and down-to-earth attitude has been key to our success with both candidates and clients who find it easy to relate to us on a personal level.

Where: 

Swim Recruiting is headquartered in the heart of downtown Vancouver inside the iconic Waterfront Station building (super transit friendly). SWIM provides the opportunity for work-from-home days for our Recruitment Consultants who are ramped up and can be productive from their home office.  

How Much: 

  • SWIM offers two options- full commission (this has the highest earning potential!) or base salary plus lower % of commissions. We are very transparent about realistic earning potential and happy to discuss in detail. 
  • 23 “SWIM DAYS”- to be used for vacation, personal days, family days- whatever you want!  Plus you get your birthday off and occasional bonus days. 
  • Health & Dental benefits, including paramedical allowances 
  • Cell phone plan reimbursement
  • Annual reward trip for top performers… at least, when there isn’t a global pandemic raging! Our early 2020 trip was to Mexico!
  • Etcetera…. let’s talk!

When & How to Apply: 

If this role sounds like you and you want to hear more, please hit “APPLY NOW” to send us your resume. Recruiting will of course fully and completely respect all candidate confidentiality, and we can navigate questions about non-compete clauses. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you! 

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Senior Manager, HR Employee Service Centre

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, BC OR Remote
Posted on September 21, 2021
Fantastic opportunity to lead a large team in HR, building out processes and best practices for a service centre delivery model working with a complex multi-entity company!  Read Full Description
Fantastic opportunity to lead a large team in HR, building out processes and best practices for a service centre delivery model working with a complex multi-entity company! 

Who - the Company: 

Longstanding and reputable Canadian company. The company is very diversified and this has been a large contributor to their success. Known for their emphasis on safety, quality, and integrity, this company has a large HR team with a great group of people. This company is known for family values and for being a generous community citizen through charitable donations and philanthropic involvement!

What - the Role:

Reporting to a great boss that is extremely supportive and well respected in the business, this Senior Manager HR Employee Service Centre will play a key role in establishing and delivering on service partnership agreements (SPAs) and key performance indicators (KPIs) for the Employee Service Centre. 

In this role, you'll bring operational oversight and foster a spirit of teamwork in this 20+ person team and bring unity among team members, while continuously looking for innovative solutions that can be utilized. This is a key leadership role leading transactional elements of HR through a call centre structure. This team is responsible for delivering offer letters via Workday to the business, HR reporting, data audits and manages a ticketing system for HR inquiries. 

What- the Responsibilities:  

  • Lead, coordinate and direct Employee Services Centre operations alignment with the Company’s Human Resources goals, priorities, policies and procedures.
  • Lead, develop and coach direct report teams to enable each to maximize their individual and team performance by fostering a culture focused on continuous process improvement and customer service excellence.
  • Establish Employee Service procedures and identifies best practices, ensuring quality, consistent and efficient customer service is being provided.
  • Collaborate with all areas of Human Resources, ensuring Employee Service Centre processes, systems and procedures are effective, efficient and responsive to business requirements.
  • Build positive, constructive relationships with each internal customer group (operating groups and shared service functions), by liaising with leadership to establish Service Partnership Agreements (SPA) and review performance levels and future service delivery opportunities.
  • Develop and report on key performance indicators that help identify opportunities to reduce transaction costs and processing time, and recommend action plans to improve performance and responsiveness to internal customer needs.
  • Manage strategies focused on the enhancement of the ESC’s capacity through technology and innovation and assist in the timely rollout of all technology solutions.

Who - the Candidate:

We are seeking an experienced HR leader that has built out this structure successfully in an HR contact centre and that is excited about this builder opportunity! 
Additional ideal requirements include: 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent
  • 10+ years of relevant Human Resources experience, including 5+ years leading an HR Service Centre or significant related function within a Shared Service Centre.
  • Experience in managing shared services, process improvement and management of operational Human Resources service delivery
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage for results, including an ability to set goals and to measure and monitor key performance indicators and team performance
  • Experience with case management technology such as ServiceNow
  • Experience with HRIS technology such as Workday, PeopleSoft, Success Factors
  • Solid understanding of applicable employment and privacy legislation
  • Effective leadership and coaching skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a very strong customer service and service resolution focus

Where: 

This role can be entirely remote or based in their beautiful Vancouver office. Open to candidates based in Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary or Toronto. There will be travel once or twice a quarter required for the role. 

How Much:

Commensurate with level of experience and depth of skills, plus performance-based bonus. Please discuss with Swim.

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving very quickly, so please don’t hesitate to apply if you are qualified for and interested in this great opportunity. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that person directly. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.
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Recruiter

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Greater Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 17, 2021
Exciting opportunity to bring your top-notch recruiting skills forward where you’ll have the opportunity to grow your recruitment career! Read Full Description
Exciting opportunity to bring your top-notch recruiting skills forward where you’ll have the opportunity to grow your recruitment career!

Who - The Company: 

A growing and reputable organization known for its collaborative environment and family-oriented culture. 

What - The Role: 

You will be responsible for our Client’s full cycle recruitment process including creating job postings, sourcing and screening candidates, participating in interviews, checking references, verifying background checks, and preparing offer letters for successful candidates. In addition, you will be responsible for managing the career page, developing strong relationship with hiring managers and the HR team in developing strategies to attract the best talent. 

Who - The Candidate: 

We seek a Recruiter with 2-3 years of high volume, full-cycle recruitment experience. This experience can come from in-house or agency or a combination of both. You possess great energy, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ‘can-do’ positive attitude. In addition, you enjoy networking, and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders. You have good comfort with Applicant Tracking systems, and a solid understanding and enjoyment of sourcing candidates on LinkedIn and Indeed.

Where: 

Tri-cities area- convenient location for someone living in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Maple Ridge or surrounding areas

How Much:

Base salary commensurate with level of experience, benefits, 3 weeks’ vacation

When & How To Apply: 

This search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume.  

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Senior Tech Recruiter

HR & Talent Acquisition
Contract
Remote, CA
Posted on September 3, 2021
REMOTE- anywhere in Canada on PST hours, preference for BC. Permanent TA opportunity with a large, complex, public company at cross-section of various sectors (technology, retail, consumer goods…) Diverse recruitment portfolio- blend of corporate roles at all levels, with a particular focus on tech reruitment. Working on a nationwide talent acquisition team of 10+ people.  Read Full Description
REMOTE- anywhere in Canada on PST hours, preference for BC. Permanent TA opportunity with a large, complex, public company at cross-section of various sectors (technology, retail, consumer goods…) Diverse recruitment portfolio- blend of corporate roles at all levels, with a particular focus on tech reruitment. Working on a nationwide talent acquisition team of 10+ people. 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is one of Canada’s most successful and well-known companies and a leader in their fast-paced industry. 

What- the Role:

Our client is seeking a Senior Recruiter to join their corporate talent acquisition team. The new Recruiter will work on a variety of corporate searches- roles in technology (data analytics, software engineering, etc.), digital marketing, finance, etc. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking talent acquisition professionals with over 4 years’ experience in full-cycle, high-volume corporate and tech recruitment. Open to candidates with only agency recruitment or only in-house recruitment, but a blend of both is ideal. Candidates must have hands-on experience using an ATS, Linked-in Recruiter, and other recruitment platforms. Our client has a very performance driven culture and it is a company that will provide investment in their employees in terms of development and training – business skills, technical skills, system skills, etc. 

Where: 

Can work remotely from anywhere in BC or Alberta. Could possibly work from elsewhere in Canada, but on PST work hours. Ideally the Senior Tech Recruiter would be able to work from the Vancouver head office a couple times a month, but not required. 

How Much: 

Competitive salary commensurate with recruitment skills and experience, plus bonus, great benefits, employee perks, etc- please discuss with SWIM.

When & How to Apply: 

This search for a Senior Recruiter is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume in Word format. 
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Talent Acquisition Specialist

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Burnaby, BC, CA
Posted on August 31, 2021
Incredibly successful and well-established Canadian company that is growing quickly- both organically and through acquisitions. Looking for an experienced full-cycle recruitment professional with excellent relationship building skills (hiring managers, colleagues, agency recruiters, campus ambassadors, students, etc.).  Read Full Description
Incredibly successful and well-established Canadian company that is growing quickly- both organically and through acquisitions. Looking for an experienced full-cycle recruitment professional with excellent relationship building skills (hiring managers, colleagues, agency recruiters, campus ambassadors, students, etc.). 

Who- the Company: 

Our client was established decades ago and they have operations in various provinces and states across Canada and the US. The company has been growing by leaps and bounds- both organically and via acquisitions. Many of their employees have been with the company for 10 years or more, which speaks volumes about the organization’s values and commitment to their people and their customers. They have a growing HR and Talent Acquisition team of ~20 people. 

What- the Role: 

We are seeking a top-notch Talent Acquisition Specialist who will collaborate closely with the company’s internal talent acquisition team and who will be accountable for a variety of searches. The new Recruiter will be reporting directly to the Talent Acquisition Manager. This role involves full-cycle recruitment, employment branding, project management, and building trusting relationships internally with hiring managers and externally with stakeholders at universities, recruitment agencies, etc. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who wants to continue to develop their career within Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, and/or Project Management. The Recruiter will gain exposure to various areas of HR such as learning & development, performance management, HRIS, and employee relations.  

The Recruiter will interact with Executives (VP HR, VP Operations, etc.), General Managers, Professors, Students, etc. 

Various computer systems and platforms will be used by the Recruiter including Microsoft Office Suite, video platforms such as Teams and Zoom, and the company’s HRIS and ATS. Many people on the HR & TA team have grown with the organization over the years and there is definitely opportunity for career development for a strong performer! 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for people who love working at a fast-pace! The best possible candidate for this role will be resourceful, people-oriented, creative, super self-motivated, persistent, professional, organized, and always seeking out ways to positively represent the company’s employment brand across North America.  

  • Post-secondary education relevant to HR or Business. 
  • At least 2 years, and ideally 3+ years, work experience in recruitment. 
  • Experience working at both a recruitment agency AND within in-house recruitment is ideal, but either/or will definitely be considered. 
  • A personal connection to the United States is a significant asset- perhaps having gone to school in the States, traveled there for sports, family living South of the border, etc. The Recruiter will be building as many relationships in the US as they will be in Canada

What- the Culture: 

The new TA Specialist will become part of a fast-paced and work hard/play hard team, working with a professional yet laid-back corporate environment. 

Where: 

Burnaby- transit accessible, beautiful office. Opportunity to work from office full-time, or to have a blend of work from office and work from home, even post-pandemic. 

How Much: 

Base salary commensurate with experience and skills. Additionally, the TA Specialist will be eligible for a performance-based bonus, good health & dental benefits, an RRSP match, and other perks. Please discuss further with SWIMm!

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving quickly! If you are interested in this unique and fulfilling recruitment opportunity with a large, well-established company, please do not hesitate to apply today. If you already have a Recruiter at SWIM, please reach out soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. Thanks! 
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Director of HR

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on July 28, 2021
Great career opportunity to lead the Human Resources function across North America with a high growth dynamic organization making an amazing difference in the world! We’re looking for a dedicated HR leader who is motivated and enjoys building processes.  Read Full Description
Great career opportunity to lead the Human Resources function across North America with a high growth dynamic organization making an amazing difference in the world! We’re looking for a dedicated HR leader who is motivated and enjoys building processes. 

Who - the Company: 

Our client is a CPG product line found in retailers across the United States, focused on developing products for a niche market. The organization is headquartered in US with operations supported by a dedicated team based in Vancouver. The reputable executive team is very experienced, and the company had shown incredible growth year over year. 

What - the Role:

Director of Human Resources, reporting to the CEO. The Director will own the HR function for the organization and will be responsible for the team across North America, and will develop and implement policies and procedures for various areas including performance management, compensation analysis, develop initiatives that diversify the team and create an inclusive culture, and assist with recruitment.

Who - the Candidate:

We are looking for a proven HR leader with 8+ years of progressive HR experience and at least 3 years in a leadership role, experience with being part of top-level leadership in a high growth environment and understanding of Board Governance. Must have knowledge of Canadian Employment Standards Legislations. CPHR designation would be an asset.

Where: 

Downtown, Vancouver

How Much:

Competitive total compensation- please discuss with Swim Recruiting. 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
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Senior Recruiter, Biotech

HR & Talent Acquisition
Contract
Seattle or Vancouver, USA or CA
Posted on July 9, 2021
SEATTLE, Washington or VANCOUVER, BC preferred, but can also work remote from elsewhere in the US or Canada. Extremely successful and high-growth multi-national BIOTECHNOLOGY company. Strategic full-cycle talent acquisition. Growing Talent Acquisition team which includes sourcers and recruitment coordinators.  VERY GENEROUS COMPENSATION.  Read Full Description
SEATTLE, Washington or VANCOUVER, BC preferred, but can also work remote from elsewhere in the US or Canada. Extremely successful and high-growth multi-national BIOTECHNOLOGY company. Strategic full-cycle talent acquisition. Growing Talent Acquisition team which includes sourcers and recruitment coordinators.  VERY GENEROUS COMPENSATION. 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is an innovative and incredibly high-growth biotech company that is developing a fascinating product and that is also growing by leaps and bounds. This is a company that you can feel truly proud to work for and contribute to! Operations in Canada and the US. 

What- the Position: 

Our client is seeking a new Senior Recruiter who will manage full-cycle recruitment for a variety of interesting corporate and biotech searches. 

Reporting into a fantastic Director of Talent Acquisition with many years experience with Fortune 500 companies. 

Working alongside a team of less senior recruiters, recruitment coordinators, onboarding specialists, and sourcers. This company has a very sophisticated and high-performance Talent Acquisition and People team.  

Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description. 

Who- the Candidate: 

Candidates will have at least 3 years and ideally 6+ years full-cycle recruitment experience. Experience recruiting in the biotech sector, or another scientifically-inclined organization, is highly preferred. Qualified candidates will be excellent communicators with strong sourcing skills who love providing a great candidate experience and building trusting relationships with hiring managers. 

How Much: 

Very competitive compensation commensurate with experience, skills, and education- this company is a top-tier payer.  The employee will receive excellent health and dental benefits, a 401K / RRSP employer contribution, and other great employee perks. 

Where: 

Preference is for the Senior Recruiter to work from one of the corporate offices in Seattle, WA or Vancouver, BC, with work from home flexibility. That said, for the right person there is also the option to work remotely from another Canadian province or US state (Ontario, Quebec, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Virginia, etcetera, etcetera). 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving very quickly. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Swim is presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you are interested in this great opportunity with a fascinating company, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon. Thank you! 
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IT Recruitment Consultant

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on June 30, 2021
We are looking for the next amazing 'Swimmer' to join our tight-knit IT Recruitment team. First we’d like you to learn about us and what makes us special: Read Full Description
We are looking for the next amazing 'Swimmer' to join our tight-knit IT Recruitment team. First we’d like you to learn about us and what makes us special:

Our leadership & management style: 

We believe that everyone is unique and that everyone has their own style when it comes to being a successful recruitment consultant. We do not believe in placing unrealistic and over-bearing KPIs on the day-to-day running of your desk; instead, we trust in your ability and give you the tools, space, and resources for you to do your job effectively and efficiently.

Our reputation: 

As a result of the way that we believe in doing business in an ethical and transparent way, we have experienced tremendous success in attracting some of the strongest candidates and developed solid relationships with some of the best and most respected employers in Vancouver.

Our IT Recruitment team 

Key cultural pillars of the IT team are Accountability, Performance, Creativity, Commitment, and Fun. You will be surrounded by some of the best and most experienced tech recruiters in Vancouver under the leadership of well-networked and knowledgeable Vancouver recruitment veterans. We are a fun bunch of people who share a competitive edge, respect for each other, passion for recruitment, and love of chocolate snacks. We love to win as a team (and celebrate winning!) and we are diverse with over 50% female and only 20% Canadian natives. We are proud of our inclusive culture and are active participants and supporters of many socially responsible initiatives.

You:

You will be recruiting any role that falls under the broad spectrum of Information Technology - from level 1 helpdesk analysts to CTO and everything in between. We typically have over 50 open requisitions open and any one time which are split roughly 50/50 between contract and permanent roles. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, take initiative, are results-oriented, have a strong sense of urgency and value ethics. You are naturally competitive and hate losing. You bring over 2 years of technical recruitment experience and love working in this space.

How to Apply: 

If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit “APPLY NOW” and send us your resume. Thank you! 
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Associate Business Partner

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on June 25, 2021
Exciting opportunity to collaborative plans that drive the talent agenda and have downstream impact within the organization. As part of the business leadership team, you will take responsibility for driving and owning business outcomes and deliver generalist support for country/region including, counsel and guidance in talent management, employee relations and change management. Read Full Description
Exciting opportunity to collaborative plans that drive the talent agenda and have downstream impact within the organization. As part of the business leadership team, you will take responsibility for driving and owning business outcomes and deliver generalist support for country/region including, counsel and guidance in talent management, employee relations and change management.

Who- the Company:

Exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing international Vancouver based company and one of Vancouver’s finest! Our client is a people-centric organization and known for their collaborative team culture.

What- the Role:  

  • Ensure P&C services are effectively meeting the needs of the organization
  • In partnership with other P&C managers, develop and implement employee advisory and consulting practices, with emphasis on addressing all aspects of the employment relationship and terms of employment and developing standard operating procedures, practices and tools 
  • Ensure compliance with internal human resource policies and practices, and with relevant labor and employment legislation
  • Partner with Compensation team to manage total rewards cycles, including annual merit reviews, bonus program, promotions, and out of cycle requests
  • Collaborate with Recruitment, with a strong focus on acquiring and retaining top talent and on building talent pipeline against business needs including sourcing, interviews and offers.
  • Provide coaching and advice on career development, recruitment practices, succession planning, compensation and performance management, diversity & inclusion and other human resource practices.
  • Drive the right level of localization of program, policy and process application, achieving the delicate balance between business needs and enterprise efficiency
  • In partnership with people practices, ensure compliance for all corporate policies & procedures, all federal & provincial laws and corporate P&C related matters are proactively researched and managed.
  • Communicate job leveling outcomes and facilitate escalations as required with the Compensation team.

Who – the Candidate:

  • 8+ years’ progressive experience in P&C Business Partner/generalist experience

How Much: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with level of experience, bonus and wonderful perks!

Where: 

Vancouver BC 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving very quickly. Swim will be presenting short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for consideration. If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out soon.
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Recruiter, Not-for-Profit Organization

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
New Westminster, BC, CA
Posted on June 23, 2021
Great opportunity for an up & coming recruitment professional who loves to give back to their community and who wants to recruit for a reputable NPO. Experience can be directly out of agency or from in-house, or a mix of both. Friendly and warm communication style required!  Read Full Description
Great opportunity for an up & coming recruitment professional who loves to give back to their community and who wants to recruit for a reputable NPO. Experience can be directly out of agency or from in-house, or a mix of both. Friendly and warm communication style required! 

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a 500-employee non-profit organization that services individuals throughout Greater Vancouver. They have an HR department of 6 people, and are looking for a new colleague to join their tight-knit and collaborative team. 

What- the Role: 

Our client is seeking a RECRUITER who will have a portfolio of searches to work on for operational sites around Greater Vancouver. The Recruiter will report into the HR Manager and will work closely with HR Generalists and HR Advisors. The Recruiter will establish relationships with post-secondary schools and will source candidates from job postings, job boards, networking, referrals, social media, and employee referrals. The Recruiter will also have the opportunity to gain exposure to various recruitment and HR related projects and events. Additionally, the Recruiter will have tasks related to onboarding and employee engagement and retention. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking a candidate with at least 2 years experience in full-cycle recruitment, from a recruitment agency and/or in-house HR department. Experience recruiting for an NPO or a community-based organization is highly preferred! Candidates will be friendly, kind, and customer-service focused. Some form of relevant post-secondary education is highly preferred. Candidates who have a history of volunteering within their community will be given particular attention!  There is opportunity for long-term career growth within this HR team. 

How Much: 

Being an NPO, the base salary is not super high- however! There is a very attractive defined benefit pension plan which is exceptionally rare these days. It kicks in after 1 year and vests very quickly after that. Additionally, the Recruiter will be on a solid benefits program, and will have much better work/life balance than Recruiters in many other organizations. 

Where: 

Located in an inviting office environment in New Westminster

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving quickly! Swim Recruiting will be presenting a shortlist of top-qualified individuals directly to the hiring HR Manager for review. If you are interested in this opportunity with a fantastic NPO, please let Swim Recruiting know as soon as possible as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out directly.  If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Our client celebrates diversity and is a big champion of inclusion and equality- candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Thank you! 
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Senior Sourcer, Talent Acquisition

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Canada or Seattle
Posted on June 23, 2021
SEATTLE, Washington or VANCOUVER, BC or REMOTE ANYWHERE IN CANADA. Extremely successful multi-national BIOTECHNOLOGY company. Strategic sourcing and headhunting on biotechnology and corporate searches.   Read Full Description
SEATTLE, Washington or VANCOUVER, BC or REMOTE ANYWHERE IN CANADA. Extremely successful multi-national BIOTECHNOLOGY company. Strategic sourcing and headhunting on biotechnology and corporate searches.  

Who- the Company: 

Our client is an innovative and high-growth biotech company that is developing a fascinating product and that is also growing by leaps and bounds. This is a company that you can feel truly proud to work for and contribute to! Operations in Canada and the US. 

What- the Position:

Our multi-national client is seeking a new SOURCER for their growing and high-performance talent acquisition team. 
  • Partner with Senior Recruiters and Hiring Managers to understand the role’s technical requirements and develop and execute sourcing strategies.
  • Identify candidates using creative sourcing methods, including Boolean, X-ray searching, competition mapping, LinkedIn Recruiter, etc.
  • Utilize various tools to provide talent market insights and data to influence talent acquisition strategies and decisions.
  • Provide an exceptional candidate experience throughout the interview process.
Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description. 

Who- the Candidate: 

Candidates will have at least 5 years of recent and relevant strategic headhunting and recruitment experience- from agency and/or in-house. Candidates must have work experience in the biotechnology/life sciences sector and/or post-secondary education in sciences. 

Where: 

Corporate offices are located in Seattle, WA or Vancouver, BC, and employees can have a flexible mix of office/from home. Alternatively, the Sourcer can work remotely from any Canadian province on a full-time basis, or elsewhere in Washington State

How Much: 

Competitive compensation commensurate with experience, skills, and education. The employee will receive health and dental benefits, a 401K / RRSP employer contribution, and other employee perks such as half-day Fridays once a month. 

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving very quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' to send us your resume. Swim is presenting the profiles of short-listed candidates directly to the hiring team for review. If you are interested in this great opportunity with a fascinating company, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon. Thank you! 
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Director, People & Culture

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on June 23, 2021
Fantastic career opportunity to lead the Human Resources function across Canada with a high growth organization!  Read Full Description
Fantastic career opportunity to lead the Human Resources function across Canada with a high growth organization! 

Who - the Company: 

Our client is a high growth organization growing across the country, and has a collaborative, tight-knit and fun-loving team!

What - the Role:

Director, People and Culture reporting to the CEO and overseeing an HR Specialist. The Director will be responsible for the team across Canada and will oversee learning and development, development of recruitment strategies, developing and implementing policies and procedures, performance management, leading strategic planning meetings etc. SWIM will provide candidates with a full job description.

Who - the Candidate:

We are looking for a proven HR leader with 8+ years of progressive HR experience and at least 3 years in an HR leadership role, and experience with being part of top-level leadership in a high growth environment. CPHR designation would be an asset.

Where: 

Vancouver, BC

How Much:

Base salary commensurate with experience- please discuss further with Swim. This company also provides a robust bonus plan.

When & How to Apply: 

This search is moving extremely quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out very soon. If you do not yet have a contact at Swim Recruiting, please hit 'APPLY NOW' and send us your resume. 
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