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!

Recruitment Consultant

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on September 7, 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 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
Contract
Remote, CA
Posted on September 3, 2021
Remote work-from-home opportunity, anywhere in Canada- but with strong preference for Vancouver or Toronto. Excellent opportunity for a Recruiter who wants to work for a large and complex company with operations across Canada and the US. Emphasis on strategic sourcing and headhunting.   Read Full Description
Remote work-from-home opportunity, anywhere in Canada- but with strong preference for Vancouver or Toronto. Excellent opportunity for a Recruiter who wants to work for a large and complex company with operations across Canada and the US. Emphasis on strategic sourcing and headhunting.  

Who- the Company: 

Our client is a very high profile global company with significant operations in North America. They have a reputation for hiring top talent and for providing their employees with interesting and challenging work in a positive and professional environment. Working at this company looks great on a resume and opens new opportunities for accelerated career development. Swim Recruiting has been engaged to aid with this important search.

What- the Opportunity: 

Reporting directly into the Manager of Talent Acquisition, the successful candidate will be doing conducting sourcing, headhunting, and recruitment on a variety of corporate roles at all levels. Using a top-notch ATS and HRIS, as well as a Linked-in Recruiter license. 
This is a contract role to start, with very good chance of converting to permanent for a high performer. Swim has placed dozens of contractors at this company over the years who were converted to permanent roles.  

Who- the Candidate:  

We are looking for a passionate talent acquisition professional who loves headhunting and enjoys a diverse req load. 
  • Experience sourcing and headhunting through LinkedIn Recruiter. 
  • At least 3 years- and ideally 4-plus years- progressive experience. 
  • Experience in both agency and in-house is preferred, but can be one or the other as long as the type of recruitment is relevant (mix of corporate and operational) 
  • Any exposure to US-based recruitment is beneficial. 
  • Ability to track and analyze recruitment metrics 
  • Systems savvy, with experience using an ATS and HRIS, and conducting video interviews. 
  • Experience working with a global company is highly preferred. 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Top-notch communication skills are important- ability to communicate effectively with individuals in all departments. 

Where:

If the Recruiter lives in Vancouver or Toronto, can work from a corporate office. Otherwise, working full-time remotely from home- preferably based in Montreal, Toronto, Edmonton, or Calgary. 

How Much:

Very competitive hourly consulting rate commensurate with experience. Please discuss with Swim. 

When & How to Apply: 

If you are qualified for, and interested in, this excellent opportunity with a high-profile corporation, please do not delay in applying as this search is moving quickly! If you already have a Recruiter at Swim, please reach out to that consultant 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 & Brand Ambassador

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Burnaby, BC, CA
Posted on September 3, 2021
Incredibly successful BC company that is growing quickly- both organically and through acquisitions. They are looking for an experienced full-cycle recruitment superstar with excellent headhunting, networking and targeting skills! Read Full Description
Incredibly successful BC company that is growing quickly- both organically and through acquisitions. They are looking for an experienced full-cycle recruitment superstar with excellent headhunting, networking and targeting skills!

Who- the Company: 

Our client has grown to be the largest in their industry growing year over year- both organically and via acquisitions. 

What- the Role: 

We are seeking a top-notch Recruiter, head-hunter and skilled sourcer! This is a newly created role looking for someone to partner with the HR team and network, tapping into passive candidates in the market. 
As our Recruiter & Employer Brand Ambassador you’ll: 
  • Ensure our brand as top employer in the insurance industry is front and centre via social media, career events, partnerships, career posting/review sites 
  • Craft engaging job postings and ensure they’re posted on the best career search sites. 
  • Build positive networking relationships 
  • Source candidates in varied and creative ways, such as developing new candidate pools via partnerships 
  • Understand and celebrate our overall and individual team’s culture and business needs when sourcing, meeting, and recommending candidates 
  • Enthusiastically represent our brand and inform candidates of both the benefits of joining the company and of being part of the insurance industry overall 
  • Be able to match candidate competencies to required job competencies 
  • Monitor digital reviews / activity as it reflects on the company as an employer 
  • Collaborate with the Human Resources Team as well as hiring managers and other business partners 
  • Support a high-quality candidate experience via transparency and sense of urgency 
  • Lead and coordinate a team of internal Ambassadors to support our employment brand 
  • Provide regular and timely progress updates to candidates as well as internal business partners

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 improve the company’s employment brand.
Key attributes include: 
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, results-oriented, friendly, and supportive environment. 
  • Have done this before and have experience, preferably a minimum of two years, in a similar capacity. 
  • Be a people person with strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Have excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to adapt your communication style to suit your audience.
  • Excel at creating effective marketing and branding strategies with an eye for the details.
  • Be a whiz at managing multiple projects and deadlines, always prioritizing key activities.
  • Be tenacious, determined, gritty, energetic, and enthusiastic! 
  • Be self-motivated and driven to succeed! 
  • Be obsessed with providing an exceptional experience for internal clients and external candidates. 
  • Be systems savvy and proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. 
  • Respect and uphold privacy and confidentiality.

What- the Culture: 

The new Recruiter & Brand Ambassador will become part of a fast-paced and work hard/play hard team HR team, working with a professional yet laid-back corporate environment with great work life balance. 

Where: 

Burnaby. 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 Recruiter will be eligible for a performance-based bonus including placement bonuses, good health & dental benefits, and more. Please discuss further with SWIM!

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, 
I’d love to discuss with you further!  





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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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HR Coordinator

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Burnaby, AB, CA
Posted on August 25, 2021
Fascinating company that is very purpose driven! They are looking for an HR Coordinator with at least 2 years of experience that is very big on accuracy, a varied role reporting to an amazing Director HR. Read Full Description
Fascinating company that is very purpose driven! They are looking for an HR Coordinator with at least 2 years of experience that is very big on accuracy, a varied role reporting to an amazing Director HR.

Who- the Company: 

Fascinating company that is purpose driven working towards therapies and treatments. The company is going through huge growth growing year over year and include a great group of smart, talented, collaborative individuals who are all excited about the transformation the company is undergoing! 

What- the Role: 

We are seeking a Human Resources Coordinator to join our team on a 16 month maternity leave coverage opportunity. This role has broad HR exposure supporting the Canadian and US employee populations. With a rapidly growing organization, this role is varied in recruitment support, onboarding, data entry and metrics. This role will have broad exposure looking for someone that is knowledgeable in employment standards. 
The Human Resources Coordinator enjoys organizing, planning and coordinating various HR activities and prides themselves on being a proactive and results-oriented team member and representative of the company.  The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the coordination of data, processes and systems are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.  As a representative of the HR team, the successful candidate will work to ensure company policies, programs, processes and guidelines are closely followed to ensure a standardized experience for all employees and candidates. In addition, there will be an opportunity to contribute to various special projects throughout the contract term.  This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys working in a data-driven and complex organization.  
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Coordinate full-cycle recruitment, including drafting/sending recruitment approval forms, posting jobs in Canada and in the US, scheduling interviews, and drafting employment agreements in accordance with legal requirements.  
  • Coordinate onboarding activities, including scheduling pre-arrival communication with new hires, supporting hiring managers with the Manager Checklist, arranging Corporate Orientation schedules with internal trainers, distributing Xenon swag and drafting probation completion letters.
  • Coordinate employee life-cycle activities such as tracking annual objectives and performance management activities, drafting employee change forms and letters, compensation administration, and departure letters.
  • Support on-going data entry and maintenance activities for Dayforce’s Core, Recruiting, Onboarding and Performance modules in collaboration with the HR team.
  • As needed, support the delivery of the company’s co-op program with hiring managers and the local universities.  In addition, administrate the BioTalent program and ensure contracts, claim forms and subsidies are reviewed and submitted on time.
  • Provide clear information and explanations to employees regarding established and routine human resource programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Coordinate all aspects of HR administration, including but not limited to maintaining employee files, updating org charts, expense management, and other duties as assigned.
  • Collaborate with the Manager, Payroll & Benefits to ensure timely submission of HR information as required. 
  • Conduct all behavior in a professional and respectful manner while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Other duties as required from time to time.
  • Act in accordance with Company policies, including, for example, the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and ensure policies are understood and followed. 

Who- the Candidate: 

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Commerce with a concentration in Human Resources or Psychology
  • 2-4 years of Human Resources experience in an operational and administrative capacity.
  • Knowledge of and experience with Canadian and US employment, human rights, privacy and immigration laws. 
  • Previous experience with Dayforce (Core, Onboarding, Recruitment, Performance, Report Writing) is desired.
  • Strong operational discipline -- proactive and organized, with a strong track record of delivering high quality results
  • Demonstrates maturity and sound judgment, ability to balance business needs with the role of employee advocate.
  • Ability to multi-task, propose and establish priorities in accordance with company objectives. 
  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships and interact with all levels in the organization.

What- the Culture: 

Purpose driven organization with many bright minds all working towards a great cause! Very cool culture in neuroscience. 

Where: 

Burnaby, BC

How Much: 

Base salary commensurate with experience and skills. Additionally, this role will be eligible for a completion bonus, good health & dental benefits, and more. Please discuss further with SWIM!

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, 
I’d love to discuss with you further!  
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Human Resources and Benefits Coordinator

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on August 12, 2021
Fantastic career opportunity with a successful and well-established global company. Diverse HR responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. Tight-knit and high-performing HR team. Great role for someone who is currently doing only benefits administration who wants more variety. 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
Fantastic career opportunity with a successful and well-established global company. Diverse HR responsibilities in a fast-paced environment. Tight-knit and high-performing HR team. Great role for someone who is currently doing only benefits administration who wants more variety. 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 provide great perks that promote a healthy work life. They also give a very robust total compensation package! 

What- the Role: 

We are seeking a new Human Resources & Benefits Coordinator who will be responsible for general HR support, benefits administration, HRIS administration, supporting recruitment, onboarding & orientation, compensation reviews, etc.  The HR & Benefits Coordinator will have a very diverse set of responsibilities and this is a great role for someone who wants to get a holistic view of HR within the very high-performance HR team of a successful and complex global company! Swim Recruiting will provide interested candidates with a detailed job description.

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking a self-motivated and passionate 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 2 years (and ideally 3+ years) relevant experience in HR and must have at least some experience with benefits administration. Experience working in fast-paced, complex, and matrixed corporation is preferred. Some form of post-secondary education pertaining to Human Resources is required, and pursuit of the CPHR certification is an asset. Clear communication skills (written and verbal) are crucial as this role involves a great deal of interaction, both internally with employees and management and externally with service providers and advisors. 
Qualified candidates will have experience with at least two of the following- the more, the better! 
  • Benefits administration 
  • HRIS administration 
  • Recruitment support 
  • Compensation support 
  • Working in a global and/or public company 

Where:  

Downtown Vancouver. Close to public transit and many amenities like restaurants and shops. Opportunity for some work from home flexibility for the right candidate 

How Much: 

Competitive base salary commensurate with experience and skills. This company provides a truly excellent total compensation package including a very generous amount of vacation time and great benefits. 

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 in Word format.
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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 Manager, Total Rewards

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Canada
Posted on July 20, 2021
REMOTE WORK OPTION AVAILABLE or working from a corporate office in Vancouver, Toronto, or other large cities in Canada and US. Fantastic opportunity to work for an extremely successful global company that already has solid compensation and benefits programs in place but is looking to become even more cutting-edge in their employee total rewards offerings moving forward to help them continue to attract top talent from around the world.  Read Full Description
REMOTE WORK OPTION AVAILABLE or working from a corporate office in Vancouver, Toronto, or other large cities in Canada and US. Fantastic opportunity to work for an extremely successful global company that already has solid compensation and benefits programs in place but is looking to become even more cutting-edge in their employee total rewards offerings moving forward to help them continue to attract top talent from around the world. 

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: 

Senior Manager, Total Rewards will lead total rewards strategies for the entire company, and will enhance programs already in place while also designing and implementing new programs pertaining to compensation, equity, benefits, health & wellness, bonuses, sales commission, performance management, talent attraction, etc. Working closely with a tight-knit and high-performance People & Culture team, as well as interacting with the Executive Leadership Team, the Board of Directors, and the Compensation Committee

Swim Recruiting can provide interested candidates with detailed job description. 

Who- the Candidate: 

We are seeking an accomplished, innovative, and well-rounded senior leader with over 8 years’ progressive experience specializing in compensation and benefits program management. 

  • Experience creating and leading total rewards programs for a technical employee population is required; experience putting in place total rewards programs for a senior commercial sales team is ideal. 
  • Excellent executive-level business communication skills, with experience interacting with, and presenting to, a Board and Compensation Committee. 
  • Deep expertise within Canada and/or the US is required. Experience managing total rewards for countries other than Canada and the US is highly preferred. 
  • Relevant post-secondary education is necessary; CEBS and/or CCP designations are highly preferred. 
  • Team leadership experience with direct reports; excellent mentorship and coaching abilities. 
  • Experience rolling out total rewards programs for a newly created department and/or within a new geography is very beneficial. 
  • Tech savvy, with advanced analytical skills within Excel. Experience using a sophisticated HRIS. 
  • Self-motivated, hard-working, confident, and eager to contribute to the continued growth of a fast-paced and ambitious company. 

Where: 

The company is headquartered in Vancouver, BC, but there is opportunity for this Director to be based from anywhere in Canada or the US! 

How Much: 

Very competitive base salary commensurate with experience, plus stock options, a healthy bonus program, a generous paid time off program, etc.- we know candidates for this role will be comfortable speaking with Swim Recruiting about the details of the company’s total compensation offering!  

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' 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 Total Rewards Leadership role working for a fascinating company, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon. Thank you! 
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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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Contracts Administrator

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on June 23, 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 Contracts Administrator 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:
  • Contract preparation and review for both clients and contractors
  • Onboarding Swim’s new contractors working at dozens of companies across the lower mainland
  • Administration and management of Swim’s online timesheet system
  • Utilizing Swim’s ATS (applicant tracking system) and ensuring proper documentation and usage
  • Covering reception, including answering phone calls from job seekers, clients, and business partners and warmly greeting clients and candidates in-person 
  • Administrative assistance for the Operations Manager including coordination of supplier portals
  • Ad hoc office management duties

Who- the Candidate: 

We are looking for a top-notch administrative professional who is eager to dive right in to the “Swimming Pool”! You will be an enthusiastic team-player who enjoys a versatile administrative 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 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 administrative 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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Recruitment Coordinator

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on June 23, 2021
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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 Information Technology 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 of Information Technology Recruitment 
  • Administrative support for the Team Lead of Information Technology Recruitment and Information Technology Recruitment 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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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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Director, Talent Acquisition

HR & Talent Acquisition
Permanent
Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on June 22, 2021
Working from a corporate office in Vancouver or Toronto, with work-from-home flexibility. Fantastic opportunity to lead Talent Acquisition for an extremely successful global company that will continue to grow and attract top talent from around the world. Leading a global team of around 10 TA professionals.  Read Full Description
Working from a corporate office in Vancouver or Toronto, with work-from-home flexibility. Fantastic opportunity to lead Talent Acquisition for an extremely successful global company that will continue to grow and attract top talent from around the world. Leading a global team of around 10 TA professionals. 

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 Director, Talent Acquisition who will report into the Chief People Officer and who will lead a TA team of ~10 (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 Director 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 10+ years’ progressive experience in corporate talent acquisition and 4+ 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 5+ direct reports; excellent mentorship and coaching abilities. 
  • Tech savvy, with solid experience with ATS and HRIS optimization. 
  • Self-motivated, hard-working, 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 either Vancouver or Toronto, 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: 

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' 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 Talent Acquisition Leadership role working for a fascinating company, please don’t hesitate to reach out soon. Thank you! 
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