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18-1248 Full Time Recruitment and Retention Manager, Human Resources

Job Posting #18-1248

Full Time Manager, Recruitment and Retention




Human Resources








People Portfolio




Non Union - Management




Days, Mon-Fri




As per pay scale

                        PLEASE APPLY BY:  Oct 24, 2018


Job Summary:

The Manager, Recruitment and Retention provides hands on leadership and direction for end to end recruitment and retention function, design, implementation, and improvement that support the organizational workforce planning strategies and operational needs.


Talent Acquisition:

  • Provide leadership oversight for the talent acquisition processes in partnership with hiring managers (e.g. recommend recruitment strategies and approaches for sourcing, attracting, and securing talent) to attract and on-board top talent to the organization with a focus on diversity
  • Analyze recruitment metrics and design recruitment strategies and practices that support business objectives and achieve quality of hire, time to fill and diversity targets
  • Provide strategic leadership throughout the full recruitment cycle (i.e. identify and finalize vacancy requests, post jobs, conduct candidate searches in collaboration with hiring managers, onboarding)
  • Identify and develop program and process improvements to increase productivity and quality
  • Report key metrics to provide management summaries of open/filled positions and recruitment strategies, and identify and implement strategies to address barriers to filling high priority vacancies
  • Manages and leads recruitment activities for all management/leader level roles


Workforce Planning

  • Design, implement, recruitment planning processes and frameworks aligned with organizational priorities, organizational and departmental business plans, and identify potential top talent and key roles, and prepare for the purpose of succession planning
  • Direct research activities used to build a deeper understanding of talent needs versus capacity, and develop and improve strategies in recruitment, workforce planning, academic programming, policy development, etc.) that fill talent gaps
  • Partner closely with the HR Managers, Partners and Advisors to develop and execute short and long-term HR strategies that grow and develop talent


  • Provide strategic leadership oversight of new hire processes (e.g. candidate offer process, onboarding, orientation, credential validation, etc.), and off boarding processes (e.g. exit interviews etc.) in compliance with legal and regulatory union and non-union requirements
  • Develop strategy and tactics to retain staff – including needs assessment for difficult areas
  • Review an examine existing programs and tactics and determine best approach
  • Oversee exit and stay interview process, report on themes and recommend solutions


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Human Resources or related field required
  • Seven (7) years’ Recruitment experience required
  • HRPA membership, CRHP or CHRL designations preferred, or working towards
  • Three (3) years Recruitment Management experience preferred
  • Three (3) years’ experience in an Unionized Environment preferred
  • Sound knowledge of best Human Resources practices and employment legislation to support a strategically aligned, diverse and engaged workforce, where people are challenged, recognized and valued
  • Significant leadership, coaching and mentoring competencies to attract, retain and engage staff
  • Demonstrated service excellence approach and commitment to continuous quality improvement and performance measurement; business acumen, accountability and results orientation
  • Strong time management, planning and organizational skills to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication, report-writing and presentation skills; critical thinking, problem-solving and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated problem assessment skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service and teamwork
  • Demonstrated individual leadership skills


Health & Safety Workplace Responsibilities:


It is the responsibility of all Southlake Regional Health Centre employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace. Employees must adhere to the duties of workers, as stipulated in Section 28 of the OH&S Act, as well as all Southlake OH&S policies and procedures. Must be able to perform all necessary bona fide duties for the position, as outlined in the position guide. Must review and be capable of performing duties of the Job Demands Analysis for the position as a condition of offer. Proven ability to attend work regularly as per the Attendance Support Policy.

Accommodation & Diversity in the Workplace

At Southlake, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment.  We are dedicated to building a work place that reflects the diversity of our community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities, visible minorities, aboriginal persons, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to diversity within our organization.  Southlake is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and will work proactively through all stages of recruitment to create a barrier free process and to provide accommodation as required.

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