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Talent Acquisition Lead, North America 1

Date: May 10, 2019

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 19601 

Job Category: Human Resources 


With over six decades of business and technical experience in the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors, we understand that challenges are changing rapidly in every industry. We respond quickly with solutions that are smarter, more efficient, and innovative. We draw upon our 9,000 staff with experience in over 150 countries to challenge the status quo and create positive change for our clients, our employees, and the communities we serve.

Hatch is currently looking to grow our Talent Acquisition team and there is an opportunity for a creative and energetic individual to join our team as a Talent Acquisition Lead, North America.  This role will be responsible for the Talent Acquisition function across North America driving a world-class recruitment function with the overall goal to hire exceptional talent.

You are most comfortable operating in an entrepreneurial organization where you have significant influence on the success of the business. You are a focused, top performer in your current role and have a strong track record of coaching and developing exceptional recruitment teams as well as rolling up your sleeves to source candidates yourself. You possess a unique blend of HR technical skills, business savvy, exceptional relationship building skills and a genuine passion for supporting your internal clients and your team.

You are a hands-on, motivated leader who has both the confidence and ability to develop strong relationships with internal clients, external vendors, and candidates alike. You thrive working in a fast-paced, matrixed environment and have an orientation towards working collaboratively, taking initiative and driving initiatives forward. 


Core responsibilities:

  • Providing consultative full cycle recruitment services and advice on advertising, sourcing and selection methods, interview and negotiation methodology. 
  • Creating a culture within the Talent Acquisition Team that supports process improvement, increased efficiency and cost effectiveness.
  • Play an active role as a member of global Talent Acquisition practice, contributing to strategy development, automation and leading global initiatives where appropriate.
  • Establish and maintain talent market expertise including comprehensive view of industry trends and competitors, innovative recruiting techniques, provide expertise in market insights and talent landscape across Hatch’s diverse sectors.
  • Expand on and implement key resourcing metrics like time to fill, quality of hire, diverse hires, and candidate experience to drive desired business outcomes.
  • Support a diverse and inclusive culture and workforce, and ensure compliance with American and Canadian laws, regulations and company policies.
  • Conduct regular meetings with hiring managers and HRBP’s to review strategic, North American hiring needs, recruiting activities, and applicant pipeline development plans – adapting as required to the changing needs of the business.
  • Work closely with Marketing to create unique branding, attraction and recruitment strategies including online presence.
  • Enhance candidate experience by establishing and maintaining consistent feedback loop for candidates.
  • Empower the Talent Acquisition Team through regular coaching and engagement practices by sharing industry trends, market intelligence, and best practices.


Attributes, skills and experience:

  • Solid recruiting history preferably working in an internal role within the engineering or consulting industry.
  • University Degree, preferably with a focus in Human Resources Management.
  • Extensive recruitment experience working in partnership with senior business leaders to fill critical organizational roles using various sourcing techniques and methods.
  • Experience with full recruiting lifecycle inclusive of delivering talent pipelines while leveraging social media and other emerging methods.
  • Experience with strategies for ramping up quickly for remote projects, for both work in view and existing, including remote locations.
  • Ability to drive strategy, and to work with data and analytics.
  • Demonstrated focus on quality, organizational effectiveness and continuous development and improvement of systems & processes.
  • Strong working knowledge of E-Recruiting systems and principles, and the discipline to use them (LinkedIn Recruiter, online recruitment, SuccessFactors and advanced MS Office).
  • Experience related to social media, employment branding and selection.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a team of professionals in multiple locations.
  • Promote Hatch brand in the marketplace by actively pursuing and aligning to industry groups, networks and associations and developing prospect/target lists.
  • Excellent influencing, relationship building, client focus, organization and prioritization skills.
  • Bilingualism (French would be an asset)



  • Adaptability
  • Business acumen
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Influence
  • Leadership
  • Proactive
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Relationship management
  • Stress resiliency
  • Strategic


We are committed to fostering a workforce in each of our locations that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected status. If you have any special needs requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation. 



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