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Term: Permanent, Full-Time

Division/Branch: Corporate Services Division / Human Resources & Organizational Development (HROD) Branch

Application Deadline: March 19, 2024

Level: Level 10

Salary Range: Min: $83,713 to Max: $104,638

Work Location: Head Office, Toronto, ON; Hybrid

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) is a regulatory agency that reports to the Ministry of the Attorney General. The AGCO is responsible for regulating the alcohol, gaming, horseracing, and private cannabis retail sectors in Ontario, in accordance with the principles of honesty and integrity, and in the public interest.

The Human Resources & Organizational Development (HROD) branch is seeking an experienced Lead, Talent Acquisition to join their team. Reporting to the Senior Manager, Human Resources Operations, the Lead, Talent Acquisition will be responsible for the effective planning and execution of the talent acquisition function to provide a best-in-class candidate and employee experience. This position will involve overseeing the overall recruitment policy, process and guidelines and identifying opportunities for continuous improvements to meet AGCO/Branch/Division objectives, best practices and legislative requirements.

In this role, the successful candidate will:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of recruitment and onboarding.
  • Design and implement talent acquisition strategy to attract top quality candidates including social media talent acquisition strategy.
  • Manage the hiring process to ensure compliance with collective bargaining agreement, AGCO policies, and employment legislations (Human Rights Code) and support AGCO's Diversity, Inclusion & Accessibility strategies.
  • Ensure applicable policies and procedures reflect best practices that best ensure an inclusive and positive experience.
  • Analyze recruitment metrics and recommend strategies to achieve quality of hire, time to fill and other relevant Key Performance Indicators.
  • Conduct research and analysis of external best practices in talent acquisition including candidate and new hire experience to identify the opportunities to improve current policies and procedures.
  • Lead procurement activities and manage vendor relations to drive return on investments.
  • Establish unit objectives, priorities, work plans and deadlines to ensure that resources are appropriately allocated.
  • Act as the subject matter expert, support team members with technical expertise related to error interpretations and provide job feedback, direction, assistance, and information sessions to staff.
  • Evaluate performance of staff and identify corrective action and/or training and development requirements.
  • Identify and evaluate training needs in their respective branch/team to support the development of a smart risk culture at the AGCO.
  • Support the AGCO's Enterprise Risk Management program by engaging in regular conversations related to risk management in their respective branch, and on a quarterly basis, contributing to and reviewing the divisional risk register.
The ideal candidate will have:
  • A university degree in HR, or business administration, or equivalent work experience.
  • CHRL designation through HRPA.
  • Strong practical knowledge of ESA, OH&S, Human Rights and other related legislation/regulations.
  • 5+ years of experience in HR in a unionized setting, preferably with a specialized focus in talent acquisition, and 3+ years of experience in leading the talent acquisition function with supervision of team members.
  • Advanced knowledge of the Collective Agreement and its proper application.
  • Strong data proficiency to make data-driven goals and decisions.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Ontario Public Service (OPS) HR policies and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of compensation and job evaluation.
  • Applied knowledge of change management principles and methodologies.
  • Experienced in establishing organizational recruitment and talent pipeline strategies.
  • Experience working with an applicant tracking system, with implementation/optimization experience strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize a workload that is aligned with the team strategy.
  • The successful candidate must be eligible to work in Canada and will be subject to a criminal background check.
  • The AGCO is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer.

The AGCO has the responsibility to lead by example in advancing racial equity and to build a diverse, inclusive, accessible and respectful workplace where every employee has a voice and the opportunity to fully contribute. To this effect, you are encouraged to reflect upon the diversity you would bring to the role within your application including, but not limited to, individuals identifying with one or more of the under-represented groups identified within Ontario's Human Rights Code.

Disability related accommodation during the recruitment process is available upon request.

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