Recruitment Business Partner

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# of Openings
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Business Group
Corporate Services


Are you someone with strong leadership and technical capabilities?  Do you enjoy building relationships and working collaboratively in a team environment with both internal and external stakeholders? Are you a thought leader, a trusted advisor and a problem solver? If you enjoy entrepreneurship and innovation, this opportunity is for you! As someone with excellent communication skills and business acumen, you will thrive in our fast-paced and agile environment.


We offer flexible work hours and working options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.


Your Opportunity

We are currently seeking candidates for the Recruitment Business Partner position. 

In this role you will be a welcome addition to our dynamic human resources team where your enthusiasm and drive for excellence will present opportunities to chart your own path to success with a rewarding career in our firm.


What your day will look like


Recruitment & Selection 

  • Complete full-cycle recruitment services for internal clients for technical and non-technical hires, which may include: 
    • work with hiring leads to create effective job ads and candidate profiles
    • coordinate internal and external job ads
    • screen resumes to shortlist candidates
    • coordinate and participate in phone, video conference and in-person interviews to effectively assess and shortlist candidates
    • communicate hiring updates to leads/ teams on a weekly or biweekly basis
    • draft, present and negotiate offers of employment
    • initiate the on-boarding process for new hires

Talent Sourcing & Screening 

  • Provide talent sourcing services for internal clients for technical and non-technical hires, which may include:
  • contribute to Dillon’s talent sourcing strategy 
  • develop, test, and track  customized sourcing strategies to identify top talent for current and future roles
  • source, engage and activate passive candidates through recruiting best practices and programs
  • use of various sourcing strategies, especially Linked In Recruiter
  • headhunt candidates with the ability to promote Dillon as an organization and be able to secure the candidate
  • conduct intake meetings with hiring leads and recruiting business partners
  • create effective job ads and candidate profiles and coordinate job postings
  • screen resumes and complete first interviews to assess and shortlist candidates
  • communicate sourcing updates to key stakeholders
  • support other steps in the recruiting process when required
  • Function as an effective ambassador for Dillon’s employer brand 
  • Build relationships with candidate communities to maintain a network of potential candidates and nurture a pipeline of potential candidates
  • Measure and report on key performance indicators for talent sourcing
  • Oversight of Dillon’s Employee Referral Program
  • Utilize technology as an efficiency driver in identifying top talent
  • Provide key market insights back to the business to inform future decisions and strategy

Learning & Development 

  • A commitment to self-development and ongoing learning and professional development
  • Input to the career development of junior staff, including technical direction, training recommendations, coaching and mentoring.
  • Contribute to Dillon’s corporate profile through active participation in professional associations and committees


What you will need to succeed

  • Post–secondary degree and/or diploma in a human resources program, or related field
  • CHRP/CHRL designation (completed or in progress) is considered an asset
  • Atleast five (5) or more years’ recruiting experience, ideally in a technical recruiting function
  • Highly proficient in MS Office software (e.g., PowerPoint, Word, Excel)


  • Demonstrated experience and success simultaneously managing a number of recruiting initiatives, each potentially at different stages in the recruitment process
  • Working effectively within a collaborative and dynamic team of talent acquisition and human resources professionals
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities and be well-organized, detail-oriented and results-focused
  • A proven track record in handling sensitive and confidential information with discretion and professionalism
  • Effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills


Why choose Dillon

Dillon is powered by people who are technically proficient, passionate about socially important projects, and motivated to deliver superior, tangible results. We strive to remain at the forefront of technology and innovation, and are empowered to continually grow and develop.


We live our core values:

  • Reliability: words result in actions that build trust;
  • Achievement: do the work to hit the target;
  • Continuous development: always learning; always adapting; always growing;
  • Creativity: discover new possibilities;
  • Courage: do the things that matter, especially when it’s hard;
  • Inclusiveness: enabling belonging to draw strength from our differences.

 In addition, we offer:

  • Employee share purchase plan
    • Dillon is 100% employee owned and share ownership is open to all full-time regular employees
  • A competitive compensation package
    • Comprehensive health benefits
    • Generous retirement savings plan
    • Student loan repayment assistance with matching employer contributions
  • Flexible work hours and remote working options
    • Dillon values its staff and the contributions that are made each day and understands that work arrangements can differ based on personal needs and business needs.  We are taking a trust-based approach to offer a variety of flexible and remote work options to help balance the competing demands of work and personal life.
  • Learning and Development opportunities
    • As a knowledge-based business, the organic growth of our knowledge and skills occur through our work performance and roles. The creation and sharing of knowledge allows us to take local knowledge to scale, capture lessons learned through experience, and continuously improve service delivery. The development of self and others is an evident and measured core behaviour within our organization
    • We use a composite approach to development including coaching to build the how, mentoring to share lessons, advising to round out perspectives, and co-creation of knowledge through internal learning opportunities
  • Focus on Innovation
    • The ability to anticipate, examine, and adopt new and innovative solutions is a crucial driver for the continual and progressive advancement of our business performance. In our culture, people are empowered to reflect and question current practices and seek forward looking solutions to today’s problems and tomorrow’s opportunities
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
    • A variety of EFAP tools and online resources to support well-being are available to all employees
  • Wellness Subsidy
    • Our employees can take advantage of wellness subsidy that can be put towards expenses for a variety of health and/or wellness related activities such as gym membership, purchase of home fitness equipment, yoga classes  and dance classes

About Dillon

Dillon is a proudly Canadian, employee-owned, professional consulting firm specializing in planning, engineering, environmental science and management. We partner with clients to provide committed, collaborative, and inventive solutions to complex, multi-faceted projects. With over 20 offices and more than 1000 employees across Canada, Dillon offers a wide range of services related to building and improving facilities and infrastructure, protecting the environment, and developing communities.


Now operating for over 75 years, we continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Dillon has been listed as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the past 17 years and has the distinction of having achieved Platinum Club member status in this program.


Employment Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Dillon

Dillon is committed to the principles of employment equity, inclusiveness, and diversity within our organization. We strive to achieve a workplace where opportunities are based on skills and abilities and that respects and values differences.


Inclusion is more than a word to us, it is the way we choose to run our business. We encourage you to connect with us if you require accommodation in the interview process.


We would love to hear from you!


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