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Talent Acquisition Advisor

Job Number: J0118-0484
Job Title: Talent Acquisition Advisor
Job Type: Temporary Full Time
Job Length: 1 Year Term
City, Province: Toronto, Ontario
Job Category: Human Resources
Level: P2
Date Posted: January 12, 2018
Closing Date: January 26, 2018
Salary: Commensurate with experience


NAV CANADA is a private company that owns and operates Canada’s civil air navigation service (ANS) and guides the world’s aircraft safely and expeditiously through Canadian-controlled airspace. As one of Canada’s 2017 & 2018 Top 100 Employers and Forbes 2017 Best Canadian Employers, we offer some of the most rewarding and exciting careers in the aviation field. We’re the real-life air traffic controllers, engineers, technologists, software developers and information managers who harness the latest technology to keep millions of air travelers safe every day -and pioneer game-changing solutions for the entire aviation industry around the world. It’s every bit as challenging and rewarding as it looks.

That’s where you come in. We are presently seeking a Talent Acquisition Advisor to partner with the business leaders in Toronto to provide full-cycle recruiting support to meet the needs of the business. This position will be responsible from sourcing to onboarding, and providing exceptional support and consultative services on internal and external management and unionized staffing.

NAV CANADA offers a challenging, team-oriented work environment, competitive compensation and benefits, and opportunities for professional and personal development and growth.


• Act as a Business Client Partner to management on all activities related to internal and external recruitment and other organizational initiatives, as per the collective agreements and management guidelines.
• Provide advice and support to management regarding the application of collective agreement staffing provisions.
• Provide management counsel and advice in determining appropriate screening/selection processes/ tools to staff positions.
• Conduct intake session with hiring manager to understand position requirements, set hiring manager expectations and gather input regarding sourcing strategy while simultaneously educating on market conditions trends, and keep hiring managers informed on sourcing progress.
• Ensure high quality candidates are sourced and submitted.
• Build strong relationships with internal and external candidates, ensure the optimal candidate experience, and positively represent the NAV CANADA brand.
• Participate in career fairs to screen potential external applicants and ensure effective representation of NAV CANADA as a preferred employer.
• Conduct screening interviews, in person and/or via telephone.
• For unionized positions, provide advice and guidance to managers on organizational change initiatives, preparing for union consultation on organizational change and facilitate process to effect change.
• Perform confidential exit interviews with employees who resign or retire.
• Contribute to the continuous improvement of recruitment brand, processes and tools.


• Bachelor’s Degree from university or college diploma in a related field.
• HR designation considered an asset


• Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience, including the following:
• Experience acting as a Recruiter/Talent Acquisition Advisor in corporate and/or agency environments recruiting professional services and technical talent.
• Strong experience in Excel to organize, summarize, and draw insights to guide decision making.
• 2+ years’ experience using an enterprise-scale Applicant Tracking System.
• Change management and project management experience an asset.


• Strong sourcing skills (social networking, referrals, database mining, career fairs, etc.).
• Demonstrated ability to partner with hiring managers, to understand their business needs and collaborate on solutions.
• Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize a high requisition load in a fast-paced environment.
• Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills; ability to interact with internal and external stakeholders.
• Proficiency using the MS Office suite.

Language Requirements

Unilingual English

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

NAV CANADA is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily and clearly on the subject line of their application if they are a woman,an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

NAV CANADA is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise the interview coordinator of accommodation measures you may require.

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