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Experienced Talent Acquisition, Senior Associate (Virtual) (Contract)

Calgary, AB
Full Time
6 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.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.


As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients 
  • You'll provide full life-cycle recruitment support and guidance to client groups, cultivating strong working relationships with Partners, Directors and Managers
  • Owning the recruitment journey from intake meeting, role posting, candidate screening, evaluation discussions, offer development and onboarding
  • Act as an advisor on matters regarding talent acquisition including recruitment process, candidate markets, role profiles, talent supply and competitive intelligence
  • Active client and candidate management. Sometimes our roles can be hard to fill or take some time. We ask that our Recruiters communicate regularly with all stakeholders, providing information not only on the progress of searches but valuable market insight
  • Develop a deep understanding of our clients including their positions, business strategy and team dynamics. We don't live in a recruitment bubble
  • Proactive sourcing for some roles to source passive talent in order to deliver a cost effective recruitment strategy
  • Following our Standard Operating Procedures, policies and templates, while raising new ideas and suggestions to improve our approach and service delivery
  • Attending daily team member huddles, updating your huddle on your pipeline, metrics, successes, challenges and capacity
  • Creative problem solving, bringing a point of view to all interactions with clients and the Recruitment team
  • Working with our Recruitment Shared Service Centre, you'll be responsible for ensuring a consistent and successful interview booking and onboarding process via this team
  • To live the PwC brand and our values, we: care, reimagine the possible, act with integrity, make a difference and work together

  • Please note this is a contract opportunity and that the office location is flexible between Calgary & Toronto.


    A track record of success and passion in permanent hire recruiting (either agency or in-house), with a deep understanding of the full life-cycle of recruitment and behavioural interview techniques, as well as:
  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • Experience with Google Suite (email, shortcuts, sheets, features and enhancements)
  • Experience of using Workday as your Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • Strong practical experience with an ATS in an environment where a high degree of data integrity was the norm
  • LinkedIn Recruiter experience is considered an asset
  • You don't shy away from changes in technology or process, you can adapt to new ways of working and help others do the same
  • Well established relationship management skills with clients and candidates
  • A confident communicator who can engage in a discussion, listen and ascertain relevant information from clients and candidates 

  • Why you'll love working for PwC

    We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there's something for everyone.

    Leading benefits for our permanent staff  include:
  • A competitive compensation package
  • Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions
  • Flexible working
  • PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit 
  • Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program 
  • Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment
  • Health, wellness and fitness perks
  • Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work
  • Adoption/surrogacy benefits
  • Back-up child and elder care support
  • Career defining project work and international experience
  • Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to "Vantage" our digital learning system
  • Award winning programs including "Women in Leadership" and "Enhanced Pursuit Program"
  • A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations


    See how you can create your future at PwC:

    Applying to us

    We've embraced technology by using an innovative cloud-based online application platform for Administrative, Specialist, Associate and Senior Associate roles that includes on-demand video interviews. This platform provides you with a seamless, efficient and convenient  application process, saving you time and giving you flexibility, and it's configured for tablets, smartphones and laptops. Please be advised that we can only conduct video interviews in English or French. All communications will be in the language that you selected during application. For Manager positions and above, we set up pre-screen phone interviews. 

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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.