Recruitment Advisor

Date: Jun 11, 2021

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross’ operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT, Investor Relations, Exploration, Geology and Mine Planning, among others.

Job Description

The Recruitment Advisor is responsible for developing an understanding of the corporate office, various mine sites and regional offices workforce planning needs to develop strategies to attract and hire best-in-class talent for the company. Is responsible to manage the end-to-end recruitment process and will liaise with all stakeholders both internally and externally to ensure client and candidate satisfaction. Will coach and advise management and local human resources on best practices and look for ways to continuously improve recruitment delivery standards.

The Recruitment Advisor will be the lead for Campus Recruitment for the corporate office and oversee the recruitment for our summer internship program (Gold Rush)

Job Responsibilities

The Recruitment Advisor is responsible for developing an understanding of the corporate office, various mine sites, and regional offices workforce planning needs to develop strategies to attract and hire best-in-class talent for the company.

Study, interpret, and advise management and local human resources on workforce plans, human capital recruitment strategies, and current and future market conditions

Act as a trusted advisor to the hiring community and the local human resources function on sourcing strategies for recruiting expatriate and local new hires from the global market

Interpret internal expatriate employment demands and translate them into timely, results-driven action items that satisfy service delivery targets (i.e. Time to Hire and Cost per Hire)

Develop and maintain a network of industry contacts to identify and source needed candidates and understand current talent acquisition practices, conditions, and risks

[In real-time] Collect, analyze and interpret external candidate data (salaries, uplifts, rotations, etc.) to collaborate with the wider HR team

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The Recruitment Advisor is responsible to facilitate and manage the end-to-end recruitment process

Direct sourcing/Headhunt to promote and sell the Kinross employment brand effectively and professionally to candidates

Provide complete and accurate information to candidates about available opportunities

Leverage online and social media recruiting resources to develop talent pipelines

Develop and manage ongoing creative and cost-effective sourcing strategies

Develop an effective pipeline of key talent potentially available for immediate hire as succession planning needs dictate

Evaluate recruitment events and campaigns based upon cost-effectiveness and ability to attract

Leverage the Kinross applicant tracking system in all recruitment processes and ensure that information on candidates and their status is recorded in a timely and accurate manner

Prepare short-lists of qualified candidates and present top candidates to client teams

Coordinate and manage phone and site interviews

Prepare and share post-interview debrief/feedback with interview teams and coach advise on next steps and hiring decisions

Manage and coordinate pre-employment screening and candidate communications (coordinate background, offer, regret correspondence, etc.)

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The Recruitment Advisor will liaise with all stakeholders to ensure client and candidate satisfaction.

Act as a single point of contact for all recruitment process stakeholders both internally and externally to facilitate communication and ensure high-quality client and candidate experience

Manage and coordinate communication with candidates, hiring managers, human resource leaders, internal support teams, and other key stakeholders

Addresses and creatively resolves unforeseen and emergent issues and problems that would otherwise inhibit the recruitment process

Effectively builds and manages strong professional relationships with hiring managers, operations management, HR management, vendors, candidates, and other key stakeholders

Gather stakeholder and client feedback, analyze and suggest improvements to adjust performance and process as needed to ensure stakeholder satisfaction and service standards

 

 

The Recruitment Advisor will be the lead for Campus Recruitment for the corporate office and oversee the recruitment for our summer internship program (Gold Rush)

Source and drive new, diverse and creative pipelines of candidates for Kinross Gold

Create engagement plans for candidates to generate excitement in new populations for career paths at the company

Track high-volume candidate data

Be a process owner for Campus Recruiting responsible for continuous improvement of processes and be accountable for continuously finding ways to improve process through speed and cost efficiencies

Partner with schools and develop relationships to promote opportunities at Kinross Gold. 

Having deep market knowledge on campus trends which will help determine changes and shifts needed to improve these processes and overall delivery strategy

Partner with internal stakeholders to continuously improve Campus Recruiting

Understand recruiting needs and develop strategies to meet hiring goals

Scope of Responsibility & Complexity

Able to operate independently and under limited direction. Recognized as an expert recruiter in mining or related industry and is able to provide guidance and advice to others in the recruitment function on best practice and new, innovative and leading approaches to solve issues and achieve results. Problem resolution requires resourcefulness and sound judgment to adapt and apply procedures in unusual situations. Work has significant impact on the function’s quality of support, speed, and effectiveness, which may have a significant impact on the productivity and performance of operations and project teams. Covers multiple locations or complex operations.

Education and Experience

Post-secondary in Human Resources, Business or a related field

3 - 5 years of recruitment experience

1+ years of campus recruitment experience

Experience in the mining industry or related industry (i.e. gas & oil) is an asset

Recruitment and placement of expatriate and international candidates is an asset

Spanish, French, Russian, or Arabic language skills considered an asset

Proficiency in recruitment management system software and Microsoft Office

Demonstrate excellent business acumen

Design and execute full-cycle recruitment campaigns and processes

Exhibit formidable interpersonal and relationship management skills

Creatively solve complex interpersonal and business issues

Exhibit excellent communication, presentation, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills

Demonstrate ability to consult, advise and coach management, including executives

Influence and achieve work and results through others

Prioritize and manage competing demands while demonstrating flexibility and adaptability

Ability to present and sell new recruiting concepts to leadership and hiring manager communities

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.