Recruitment Specialist, Stores - 6 Month Term in Winnipeg, Manitoba, CA at The North West Company

Date Posted: 11/7/2017

Job Snapshot

Job Description

In your role as a Recruitment Specialist, Stores, at The North West Company (NWC); you successfully execute the Canadian Sales & Operations (CSO) recruitment plan and attract high performing talent and passive job seekers for roles across the Canadian chain of stores. If you can identify, source, screen, interview, match and coordinate interviews and close placements of NWC’s diverse markets challenges than this opportunity is for you!

NWC is a leading retailer to under-served rural communities and urban neighbourhood markets in the following regions: Northern Canada, Western Canada, rural Alaska, the South Pacific islands, and the Caribbean. Our stores offer a broad range of products and services with an emphasis on food. Our value offer is to be the best local shopping choice for everyday household and local lifestyle needs. Check out for more information.


Your Role:

  • Utilize existing recruitment and onboarding processes, systems and tools to efficiently source, assess, select and integrate new hires;
  • Support Recruitment and business partner accountabilities to execute standard processes and effectively manage the recruitment and integration experience;
  • Screen resumes, conduct interviews, recommend candidates for further consideration and hire;
  • Manage employment offers, and oversee the onboarding process with hired candidates;
  • Participate in career fairs, act as a liaison with external agencies where required, and manage employee referral program;
  • Stay abreast of recruitment best practices and share with team members;
  • Gather competitive industry information regarding salary, benefits, and employment practices; report this information to generate insight on attractiveness of employee value proposition; and
  • Actively promote our unique value proposition and affirm our position in the markets we serve.


Job Requirements

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Undergraduate degree, ideally in Business, Human Resources or a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in staff recruiting, ideally in a fast paced, customer driven, multi-unit business;
  • Basic understanding of and experience with recruitment sources, processes, systems and tools;
  • Extensive interviewing and sourcing experience;
  • Proven track record of achieving goals and targets;
  • Ability to travel as required.


Location:  Gibraltar House, 77 Main Street, Winnipeg, MB

Reports to: Manager Recruitment, Stores

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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