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Job Posting Title

Talent Acquisition Specialist - Leadership

Job Category

Professionals, Talent Acquisition

Language Requirements

Bilingual / Bilingue In the event a qualified bilingual candidate is not found, a qualified unilingual candidate will be considered. / Dans l'éventualité où un candidat bilingue qualifié n'est pas disponible, un candidat unilingue qualifié sera considéré.

Flexible Work Agreement Type

Posting End Date


Job Grade


Pay Range

Commensurate with Experience / Selon l'expérience

Job Summary

This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of shaping the future of NAV CANADA through sourcing and selecting the best talent to fill our roles. NAV CANADA employees are highly motivated people who provide safe and efficient air traffic services, design innovative technology, maintain our infrastructure and deliver technical and professional services. The Talent Acquisition Specialist - Leadership is responsible for providing high level support in the planning, organizing, and implementation of talent acquisition initiatives while ensuring corporate consistency, and compliance to applicable procedures, guidelines, legislation and where applicable, collective agreements. The Talent Specialist is also responsible for providing strategic and tactical advice to hiring managers related to management talent acquisition, including program development and management, and recruitment and selection strategy. They may provide direction, guidance, support and advice to Talent Acquisition Advisors on internal and external staffing including retention and transition planning for organizational initiatives. The Talent Specialist also provides feedback to the Manager regarding areas that require improvement.

Job Description

What NAV CANADA offers you:

  • Supportive, team-oriented work environment with opportunities for growth and development
  • Excellent compensation, employee support programs, and flexible benefits with defined benefit pension plan
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • A rewarding career in an innovative and vital Canadian not-for-profit aviation industry

In this role you will:

  • Provide advice and support to management on all activities related to staffing and other organizational initiatives, referencing, internal programs and recruitment guidelines.
  • Serve as a primary point-of contact for portfolio, providing best practice recommendations for recruiting.
  • Build and maintain a trusted advisor relationships with Business Leaders, Hiring Managers and HR Business Partners
  • Track recruitment and selection metrics and performance and manage the program for your portfolio on a day-to-day basis.
  • Plan staffing actions, implementation of organizational changes and compliance requirements with the responsible managers.
  • Lead and perform strategic sourcing and research activities, such as targeted sector and competitor mapping, to identify and build the talent network of your portfolio.
  • Manage full life cycle of recruitment of your competitions and build pipeline of candidates for a variety of management positions at all levels.
  • Maintain a solid level of industry knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of the competitive landscape.
  • Propose change initiatives in recruitment policy as needed and facilitate the change through updating required documentation, providing guidance to the team by preparing communication documents such as Q&A's, and communicating the changes verbally in meetings.

What you bring:

  • Post secondary education in a related field, and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • CHRP designation is an asset
  • 5+ years relevant recruiting experience.
  • Experience as a supervisor, specialist and/or management is an asset.
  • Experience with Diversity and Inclusion initiatives and activities is an asset.
  • Sound knowledge of recognized Human Resources and Talent Acquisition practices through a combination of formal training and experience, including in effective assessment techniques and recruitment strategies to maintain market competitiveness.
  • Ability to navigate collective agreements.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance techniques to monitor procedures and systems, and ability to note problems and deficiencies and then recommend corporate action.
  • Bilingualism in English and French is preferred.

How others describe you:

  • Able to clearly, concisely, and effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Having excellent judgement and discretion and able to coach others and facilitate activities.
  • Proven track record in building relationships with clients and candidates; ability to interact effectively and positively with all levels of internal and external clients and colleagues.
  • Effective organizational skills.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Able to provide leadership regarding managerial acceptance of corporate direction in staffing policies and procedures, including DEIB best practices.
  • Critical thinker who is, able to identify issues and opportunities, provide solutions and reach consensus with multiple stakeholders.
  • Proficient and willing to expand expertise in software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams, LinkedIn, Indeed, and Workday.

Working Conditions:

  • This position is based at Ottawa Head Office but may be eligible for a flexible work arrangement.
  • Occasional travel will be required.

NAV CANADA is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. If you do not believe that you match every job requirement listed on this job posting, we still encourage you to apply. NAV CANADA encourages a culture of learning and growth, and recognizes that although some technical skills are mandatory, many others can be taught.

Our Company strives to create an inclusive and barrier-free selection process and work environment. If you require accommodations during this competition process, please ensure that you inform the interview coordinator or hiring manager of any accommodation measures you may require. NAV CANADA will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities as required.

The successful candidate must meet the security requirement of the position and be legally able to work in Canada.

At NAV CANADA, safety is our priority. We require pre-employment drug screening for all candidates offered positions designated as safety sensitive in accordance with NAV CANADA's Drug and Alcohol policy.

We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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