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Talent Acquisition Lead

Company: Via Science, Inc.
Location: Somerville
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Job Description:

VIA is making an impact, and so can you. VIA is a global leader in artificial intelligence and blockchain and is going through explosive growth. We have grown 5x in the past 12 months and are set to double again this year. VIA works with the world's largest power providers to keep the lights on for millions of people across the globe. Now, we need your help to make an even bigger difference. As the Talent Acquisition Lead, you will be joining VIA at an exciting time, both the company and team are growing fast. Your primary focus in this role will be to support a smooth recruitment process and a "tell-all-your-friends-about-it" kind of onboarding experience. Your commitment to smooth processes, attention to detail, and love for connecting with candidates and employees, will make you the perfect fit for this role. Working closely with our VP, People and Operations, you will have endless opportunities to contribute to VIA's team and growth strategy through recruitment and beyond! Read more about our mission, team, and values here . In this role, you will:

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of our candidate pipeline for both our Montreal, QC and Somerville, MA locations, alongside our part-time Recruitment Specialist
    • Conduct targeted sourcing searches, interview candidates, and coordinate interviews for technical and non-technical positions
    • Partner with hiring teams to provide support throughout the recruitment process and propose opportunities for process improvement
    • Identify and take ownership of creative recruitment strategies and opportunities outside of "post-and-pray" approaches that fit with VIA's culture, the role, and timeline
    • Proactively partner with our marketing and product teams to develop and improve our employer brand strategy in targeted hiring markets
      • Research, manage, and coordinate relevant recruitment and team-related public relations opportunities for VIA
      • Propose opportunities for VIA to engage with local community initiatives and candidate groups
      • Ensure continued improvement and promotion of DE&I efforts at VIA
      • Support the ongoing management and development of new hire onboarding processes
        • Ensure every new team member has a strong first impression of VIA by being an ambassador of VIA's values and culture
        • Set up new hires in our HRIS--
        • Coordinate the completion of employment documents and benefits enrollment forms through our Professional Employer Organization--
        • Collaborate with VIA's VP, People and Operations to provide exceptional support and service to existing VIA team members by way of its people-related processes and programs What you will bring to this role:
          • Fluency in English; French is a strong asset
          • 3+ years of HR experience in a fast-paced technical environment
          • Hands-on experience with HR best practices
            • Expertise in recruitment and onboarding processes
            • Experience attending and planning virtual and in-person recruitment events
            • General knowledge of the Montreal market in terms of recruitment, sources of talent, benefits, and employment regulations
            • Outstanding communication and relationship building skills--
            • Ability to multi-task with strong organizational, planning, and time management skills
            • Experience with LinkedIn Recruiter and BambooHR, a strong asset
            • A sense of humor and passion for growing high-performance teams! To have a high impact at VIA, you will:
              • Be a critical thinker with a passion for solving complex problems alongside teammates
              • Have a desire to learn in a high-energy environment
              • Demonstrate strong attention to detail and apply follow-up and organizational skills
              • Be a part of a team that will transform the energy industry using groundbreaking technology and innovative solutions
              • Enjoy sharing your passions, as a foodie, a lover of video games, a fan of pets, or having a good GIF game (doesn't hurt either!) What you will find at VIA: Our approach to developing innovative solutions, commitment to continuous learning, and culture of celebrating our collective diversity makes every day rewarding! How to apply:
                If you feel like you've found your next challenge in VIA, please fill out the form below! Your Name (required)
                Your Email (required)
                How did you hear about VIA?
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                How many years of experience do you have in this field? (Including internships)
                Are you currently based in Montreal? If not, are you planning to relocate?
                Tell us a little about yourself.
                What interests you most about working at VIA?
                CV / Resume
                Optional: Please feel free to share a link to your website, portfolio, formal cover letter, or any other additional resources you think may be relevant.
                We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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