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Experienced Talent Acquisition, Sourcing Senior Associate

Toronto, ON
Full Time
7 days ago

Line of Service

Internal Firm Services


Not Applicable


IFS - Human Capital (HC)

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in Human Resources, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference at PwC by helping to fully leverage the skills and talents of all our people. You'll focus on helping the local offices in driving the Firm's people strategy, creating a unique people experience for each individual, and supporting our Firm wide values by working with the core competencies that measure and drive individual and Firm wide success in the marketplace.

It takes talented people to support the largest professional services organisation in the world. Our Recruiting team works to identify and attract talent for PwC. You'll focus on engaging the most qualified experienced candidates by building relationships with job seekers and candidates, while understanding the dynamic hiring needs of each business. Our team actively recruits for full time employees at all levels, from experienced to executive, as well as fixed term, contingent, and flexible talent and supports the internal movement process between roles.

    COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
    : Putting the safety of our people and clients first as we look to a hybrid future : The health, well-being and safety of our colleagues, clients, and communities is our number one priority. Vaccinations have proven to reduce the risk of COVID-19. Effective Friday, October 1, 2021, PwC Canada requires all partners, staff, contractors and visitors to be fully-vaccinated when entering a PwC location, subject to applicable legal exemptions. At PwC, the future ways of work will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual, allowing choice and flexibility to explore new ways of working and collaborating. Read this press release for further details .

  •   This is a remote position, requiring the ability to work virtually

  • What you'll create and do

    With us, you'll accelerate your talent acquisition career through our focus on skills development, coaching, continuous improvement, technology adoption, recruiter empowerment and data driven decisions. In fact, we're confident you'll learn something new on a near daily basis, as you help us hire more than 1,800 professionals every year.

    Successful candidates will be comfortable in using numerous recruitment and social media platforms to identify hard to find top talent across Canada, working closely with Business Leaders at all levels.

    As a Sourcing Senior Associate team member, you'll help our clients solve important problems, demonstrate value as a sourcing expert through market knowledge and top talent attraction, whilst feeling supported by your team in a virtual environment. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Identifying and attracting passive senior-level talent across various recruitment and social media platforms
  • Using your creativity to proactively build and maintain sourcing pipelines, with a focus on diversity
  • Fostering strong relationships with candidates for current and future opportunities
  • Learning about the motivators, career drivers and skill sets of referred and directly sourced talent through behavioral, and skill based interviewing techniques
  • Providing an exceptional candidate experience from point of engagement through to hire
  • Establishing a strong network of potential candidates across various industries and competency areas via networking, market research and relationship management
  • Attending sourcing strategy meetings with Talent Acquisition Managers and hiring partners, to gain an understanding of the role and the skill set required while communicating a strategic sourcing approach
  • Sharing data-driven market expertise with your clients on the current talent landscape
  • Building relationships within PwC to understand the strategic objectives and regional
    sourcing needs of the client base while simultaneously championing the recruitment process and acting as an expert talent advisor
  • Attending daily virtual team huddles to discuss daily wellness, successes, challenges, team communications, recruitment metrics and capacity
  • Participating in problem solving sessions while bringing a point of view to all interactions with clients and the Talent Acquisition team
  • Living the PwC brand and our values, we: care, reimagine the possible, act with integrity, make a difference and work together

  • What You'll Bring to This Role:

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
  • Bilingual proficiency in both French and English
  • Demonstrated success in identifying and attracting passive talent within an executive search firm, recruitment agency or in-house environment through the use of headhunting (sourcing) and candidate networking
  • Strong understanding of sourcing programs to drive the execution of strategic sourcing priorities, through the use of social media as a recruitment tool
  • Experience in gathering market intel and data, and using these insights to have informed conversations with both candidates and hiring managers
  • Comprehensive understanding of the national and local sourcing market and staying close to market changes
  • Excellent competency, and skill set based interviewing skills
  • Confidence to influence and negotiate with hiring managers,  candidates and agencies
  • Ability to interact with all levels within an organization up to senior leadership
  • Experience in Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite (sheets, slides, docs)
  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal
  • Comfortable operating with a customer centric mindset and strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to learn quickly and deal with competing activities/tasks with changing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Why you'll love working for PwC 

    At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit:

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    Check out our careers blog to hear what our people have to say and discover a place where you can bring your passions and whole self to work .  

    Applying at PwC

    At PwC, we embrace new technology where you will learn to innovate and deliver differently. For Administrative, Specialist, Associate, Senior Associate, and Manager roles you may have the opportunity to participate in an on-demand video interview. To learn more about our innovative cloud-based online application interview process click here :

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    PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.

    Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it's not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC.

    PwC s'engage à bâtir une équipe diversifiée et représentative des collectivités qu'il sert. Nous invitons toutes les personnes qualifiées, sans égard à leur appartenance ethnique, leur race, leur religion, leur sexe, leur orientation sexuelle, leur identité sexuelle, leur statut d'autochtone, leur âge, leur handicap ou leurs besoins en matière d'adaptation du milieu de travail, à présenter leur candidature, qu'il nous fera plaisir d'examiner.

    Chaque jour, nous voyons des personnes participer à l'essor des entreprises. Ce n'est pas seulement une question de compétences. Si votre expérience se rapproche de ce que nous recherchons, n'hésitez pas à postuler. Nous sommes conscients que l'expérience peut prendre diverses formes et que des équipes de passionnés peuvent réinventer le possible. Créez votre avenir chez PwC.