Strategic Talent Sourcer

Strategic Talent Sourcer

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As a Stragetic Talent Sourcer you will work together with other motivated and experienced HR and business professionals. You will have the opportunity to work with diverse candidate segments and channels in the area of talent acquisition, employer branding and social media. There will be close contact with candidates, Talent Partners, HR Business Partners.

•Understand business situation, need and deliver role specific sourcing strategies to meet hiring goals in coordination with the Talent Partner
•Research the talent market and generate new strategies to attract business critical passive candidates through referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns
•Generate a solid pipeline of pre-qualified and engaged candidates
•Identify and utilize appropriate ways of candidate cultivation including, but not limited to, social media channels (eg. Linkedin,), basic data mining, job boards, grassroots efforts, community and university out-reach, personal networking, internal referrals, target companies, and ABB internal database
•Conduct initial interviews with potential candidates


• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
• Knowledge of business environment and structure and desire to keep up to date regarding business and industry trends and implications
• 5+ years experience in advanced targeted sourcing
• Executive headhunting, researcher experience is an advantage
• Demonstrated success with various sourcing and recruiting strategies and techniques
• Knowledge of CRM tool and experience leveraging the tool to source candidates as well as manage relationships
• Experienced with LinkedIn Recruiter, preferably certified

Additional information

ABB is an Employment Equity Employer and values a diverse workforce. ABB will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. In support of our Employment Equity Program, women, aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, and/or persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and self-identify in the application process. We also offer a stimulating work environment, competitive salaries and a complete benefits package.

ABB is prepared to act on requests for disability accommodations that might be required to allow any disabled person to access our facility. Please advise us if any attending person requires/requests some specific form of disability accommodation.

The masculine form is used as neutral gender and includes men and women.

Saint-Laurent, QC, Quebec, Canada
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees.

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