Specialist, Talent Acquisition

Job Description

Specialist, Talent Acquisition

Loblaw Companies Limited Logo

1 Presidents Choice Circle, Brampton, ON
time type
Full time
posted on
Posted Yesterday
job requisition id

Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.

All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.


Come make your difference in communities across Canada, where authenticity, trust and making connections is valued – as we shape the future of Canadian retail, together. Our unique position as one of the country’s largest employers, coupled with our commitment to positively impact the lives of all Canadians, provides our colleagues a range of opportunities and experiences to help Canadians Live Life Well®.

At Loblaw Companies Limited, we succeed through collaboration and commitment and set a high bar for ourselves and those around us. Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong.

Position Overview:

As the Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will be responsible for handling the full-cycle recruitment process, helping our stores fill critical part and full time roles. In this role you will continually partner with clients to build and implement recruitment tactics which meet the business needs to fill open positions efficiently, through sourcing and selecting top talent.


What You’ll Do:

  • Talent Attraction- You will identify and apply creative sourcing strategies to attract top talent at all levels within our corporate environment. You will develop cost effective, efficient, proactive and innovative solutions to meet clients’ recruiting needs.
  • Full-Cycle Recruitment- Conduct interviews to assess candidates; make hiring recommendations; provide support and counsel to hiring managers throughout the recruitment process.
  • Relationship Building- You will build and maintain working relationships with internal partners to understand current and future recruitment needs, and identify optimum sourcing strategies.
  • Offers of Employment- Manage the job offer process, including negotiation and background checks. Tracking- You will use Workday to maintain information during the recruitment process; ensuring all information is current and activity is updated on a regular basis.


What You’ll Need:

  • Experience- 2 to 3 years recruitment experience
  • Education-Post secondary education equivalent to a diploma or degree in HR or a related field
  • Sourcing-Strong understanding of “leading market” sourcing and recruitment techniques and methods; effective at identifying and sourcing passive candidates; strong direct sourcing.
  • Portfolio Management- Ability to effectively manage a corporate portfolio consisting of 30+ vacancies/requisitions at one time
  • Detail Oriented-Ability to pay close attention to details and maintain accurate records
  • MS Office –Proficient digital literacy to produce effective reports, documents and presentations
  • ATS – Exposure to an applicant tracking system (ATS), Workday preferred
  • Professionalism- Tactful and diplomatic; demonstrates discretion and business acuity; able to work with diverse personalities and work styles
  • Adaptable- Proficient at prioritizing work Communication- Strong English verbal and written skills; effective negotiation skills

Our commitment to Sustainability and Social Impact is an essential part of the way we do business, and we focus our attention on areas where we can have the greatest impact. Our approach to sustainability and social impact is based on three pillars – Environment, Sourcing and Community – and we are constantly looking for ways to demonstrate leadership in these important areas. Our CORE Values – Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence – guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits – these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers & Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.


If you are unsure whether your experience matches every requirement above, we encourage you to apply anyway. We are looking for varied perspectives which include diverse experiences that we can add to our team.

We have a long-standing focus on diversity, equity and inclusion because we know it will make our company a better place to work and shop. We are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates and customers. Requests for accommodation due to a disability (which may be visible or invisible, temporary or permanent) can be made at any stage of application and employment. We encourage candidates to make their accommodation needs known so that we can provide equitable opportunities.

Please Note:
Candidates who are 18 years or older are required to complete a criminal background check. Details will be provided through the application process.