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  • Modis - Talent Sourcer - Toronto, Ontario Canada

    Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Modis, Inc.
  • Overview

    Purpose/Summary of the Job:


    The Sourcer is tasked with supporting the branch’s recruiting efforts by identifying qualified IT candidates, building a pipeline of these candidates by skill set and updating COSMOS to ensure all of the required information is obtained and updated.  This role is used to develop “best practice” recruiting behaviors and is a stepping stone into the Resource Development Manager (RDM) role.


    Contacts and Relationships:

    • External contractors
    • Visitors to the company including guests and vendors
    • Employees including staff from other locations

    Degree of Confidentiality:

    • The position requires a degree of confidentiality due to the nature of information in relation to competition within the business.

    About Modis – We make Exceptional Connections


    To succeed in the complex world of technology, you need exceptional connections - to the right experts, the right opportunities and the right answers. You'll find Modis right in the center of this ever-changing technological world - uncovering opportunities and connecting possibilities.


    As a global provider of IT staffing services and the second largest in North America, Modis connects the very best IT professionals to great opportunities at leading companies. And we do it every single day - for both temporary and permanent assignments and across virtually all industries. We use our insight, flexibility and expanded resources to anticipate the needs of leading tech companies and help them make exceptional connections with top tech talent.


    Success is about making the right connections between people, solutions and objectives. With Modis, you can take a strategic approach to boosting performance through an optimal mix of internal staff, outside consulting resources and project outsourcing. And because we take the time to properly understand the needs of our clients and candidates, we can help them make exceptional connections and achieve greater levels of success.


    Yes, the world of technology is a complex place. But from our perspective, we see things clearly.


    Key Job Responsibilities:


    • Build a pipeline of candidates for skill sets that are needed repeatedly in the branch
    • Identify potential candidates that can be proactively marketed to strategic accounts
    • Provide coverage on requirements that would not normally have focus (VMS)
    • Assist recruiters with Government of Canada RFP (Request for Proposal) response and submission process
    • Perform candidate reference checks and status updates
    • Modify, edit and format client job descriptions and prepare for posting to internal and external job boards.
    • Post current opportunities, as well as proactive opportunities (commonly required skill-sets), to job boards and social media sites
    • Edit and format candidates resumes for submissions to public and private sector clients
    • Decrease cycle times for candidate identification
    • Participate in special projects and performs other related duties as required.
    • Attend daily Huddle Meetings
    • Block appropriate time per day for proactive sourcing on repeatable skill needs as defined by Sales/Recruiting Director
    • Eventually begin ‘Pre Screen Recruiting’ once their training and development reaches appropriate levels.
    • Source candidates for assigned requirements:
      1. Check COSMOS (keyword search, general search)
      2. Search Job Boards
      3. Search social and business networking sites (LinkedIn, Facebook, etc)


    Weekly Objective and Key Metrics:

    • Minimum number of newly sourced qualified candidates as set by manager
    • Minimum number of updated COSMOS candidate profiles as set by manager
    • Minimum number of sourced submittals as set by manager

    *Minimum expectations, objectives and activities are set by each Branch’s Managing Director and/or Sales/Recruiting Director.


    Key Job Skills:


    1. Verbal/Written Communication Skills - Strong communication skills both verbal and in writing.
    1. Interpersonal Skills - Possesses a team player attitude and is willing to take direction.  Self directed individual. Builds strong relationships externally with candidates and clients as well as internally with consultants and colleagues.
    1. Conflict Resolution Skills - Manages candidate relationships.
    1. Planning/Organizing Skills - Develops their own recruiting strategy and manages their work efficiently.
    1. Other Skills - Meets deadlines and acts with a sense of urgency.  Demonstrates strong web navigational skills.

    Education, Training & Certification/Designation:

    • Bachelor’s degree, College diploma in business administration or human resources or equivalent experience preferred

    Work-Related Experience:

    • 1-2 years experience in a staffing, sales or business environment preferred
    • Prior recruiting or HR experience preferred

    Equipment & Tools Used:

    • Phone, computer, email fax, photocopier

    Computer, Systems and Technology Knowledge:


    Computer: Systems/Hardware Knowledge:   Desktop or laptop computer, Windows 2003/Xp.


    Computer: Software/Applications Knowledge:  Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, intranet/internet.


    Technology:  Applicant tracking tools, social media networks (Facebook, LinkedIn), job boards (Workopolis, Monster, HotJobs)


    Job Management Skills 

    • Provides quality candidates in a timely manner especially in urgent situations.
    • Prioritize and establish reasonable turn-around times on work assigned and on routine work.
    • Recognize urgent situations and act accordingly.
    • Present alternatives and solutions when receiving conflicting, unreasonable deadlines.

    Job Task Requirements/Problem Solving:

    • Sourcing candidates
    • Covering Candidates for specific jobs
    • Entering pertinent information in Cosmos, i.e., rates, availability, status (inc, term), any flags regarding job preferences, or other considerations affecting future prospects
    • Administrating candidates – i.e., getting updates on their status, tracking their availability, etc.
    • Distinguish between when to resolve, when to seek input and when to defer problems.


    • Develop a network of quality candidates


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 

    EEO is the Law (poster) | EEO is the Law (poster supplement) | Reaffirmation of Affirmative Action Policy Statement 


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