Recruiter - Senior - 26127 in Ottawa at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 5/9/2018

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Job Description


Position Summary

Under the direction of the Recruiting Manager/Director, the Senior Recruiter sources, identifies, and screens candidates for senior level and professional Alion openings, conducts preliminary interviews of qualified candidates, and presents qualified candidates to hiring management, insuring that Alion has access and identification of candidates of a caliber to meet Alion’s and client’s needs, and contribute to the growth and profitability of Alion, in a timely and cost-effective manner.   

Duties and Responsibilities          

  • Implements Corporate recruiting strategy and policies to effectively meet Corporate strategic goals and objectives.
  • Develops and utilizes cost and time effective methods of sourcing to identify and establish contact with candidates meeting the high quality background and knowledge necessary to meet Alion’s, and its clients’ needs.
  • Assists line management in determining their staffing needs, and, recruits, selects, and presents qualified candidates for hire into senior level and professional positions. 
  • Assists Corporate Benefits in the administration and provision of Corporate benefits plans for new employees, insuring that benefits are supplied and communicated to eligible employees.
  • Ensures the ongoing maintenance of the HRIS database to include applicant tracking as required by OFCCP and other employment regulations.
  • Ensures Canadian Employment Law compliance, and the provision of all HC services ensuring that corporate policy, goals and objectives are satisfied.
  • Implements policies and strategies for deploying expatriates abroad, and/or the employment of foreign nationals, as meets the changing global needs of Alion.
  • Provides business unit management with direct consultation on recruiting issues, referring to the 
  • Recruiting Manager/Director as required.
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in related field plus 5-7 years progressive experience in industrial and government-related recruiting at the senior professional and management level.  Master’s degree and 3 years of experience. 

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 9 years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by 
market survey data.

Experience should be progressive, of increasing difficulty and responsibility. 

SHRM or other recognized HR certifications preferred.

      Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Proficient in the Canadian Employment Laws and practices, to include but not limited to the Federal Contracts Program and the Equal Employment Act.
  • Ideal candidate will have prior experience recruiting for the Maritime Industry the government contracting industry.
  • In depth working knowledge of recruiting functions.
  • Excellent communication skills required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to use new and innovative recruiting strategies.

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