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LOCATION
Vancouver, British Columbia
POSTED
09/16/2021

The Consumer Talent Acquisition Team is looking for a Technical Recruiter, to be part of a centralized team that supports multiple Consumer business with a focus on hiring top technical talent. As part of the Consumer Recruiting Team Engine, the team has unique access to tools, resources, best practices, and new recruiting technologies that are designed to enhance a Recruiter's capabilities. If you are excited about technical recruiting, candidate experience and diving deep into recruiting strategies to attract & close bar raising talent - this is the team for you!In this role, you will be responsible for talent attraction strategies against a timeline, generating leads/referrals, program management and utilizing your experience setting benchmarks and metrics. You will be is responsible for developing, strategizing, and executing an ER program to produce qualified Technical candidates. Our Technical Recruiters thrive in innovative, fast-paced environments, can roll up their sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done. You will have the opportunity to draw on your extensive knowledge of technical recruiting and will forge dynamic relationships with stakeholders. You will lead interview debrief discussions, guide offer ready candidates through the team matching process, and extend & close offers.Responsibilities:• Segment and identify top technical talent from large datasets, incorporating talent insights from industry and internal research• Leveraging creative approaches to uncover new sources of top talent and maintain a proactive network of top prospects through market research and ongoing relationship management.• Build mechanisms and create scalable and repeatable programs to drive referral campaigns and events with the business.• Create a variety of marketing tactics (i.e. emails, wikis, posters) to bring awareness to the employee referral program.• Provide the Recruitment Managers (RMs) and Recruiting Partners updates on org ER health metrics including average referrals per month, an ER event calendar, and ideas on generating a higher number of qualified referrals.• Follow up with referrers on the status of their submittals. Communication should include when a candidate was accepted, why a candidate was not eligible for a referral or to interview, and responding to inquiries coming directly from a referrer. The goal is to create a high touch and high quality experience for both the referrer and candidate.• Meet with new tech hires to introduce Canada Recruiting team and how to generate and submit referrals.• Educate Recruiting Partners and the business on the ER process, best practices and how to refer candidates to Canada Recruiting Team.• Understanding of how to recruit and engage passive Technical and Engineering candidates• Prepare, deliver, and negotiate offer packages, helping Amazon attract and secure top industry talent• Ability to assess candidates for role fit, level, and motivations by conducting calibrated phone interviews and offer conversations• Effectively lead the technical interview debrief discussions• Use data to confidently identify roadblocks and solutions in the recruiting process as well as influence key stakeholders around important decisions.• Independently follow through on assignments with minimal direction; take action when answers to a problem are not readily apparent.• Continually contributing to the team's knowledge base and greater Amazon talent acquisition community.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience• 3+ years of corporate and/or search firm recruiting experience with a focus on closing passive engineering candidates in high tech markets.• CTS/ATS experience with sourcing, tracking, and managing candidates.• Prior experience in a research capacity for candidate generation.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS• Experience closing top engineering and technical talent in competitive markets.• Loves to build and create operational efficiencies for storing talent insights• Ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships.• Well versed in all facets relating to recruitment including but not limited to: employment branding, diversity and inclusion, immigration and mobility, recruiting systems and technology, compensation and benefits, and employment law.• Thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment, can roll up your sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done• Effective communication skills, organizational and negotiation skills, with a keen focus on delivering business results.• Experience streamlining processes and building mechanisms for effective cross-team collaborations• Possession of analytic skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team.Amazon is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is committed to providing accommodations at all stages through recruitment and employment in accordance with applicable human rights and accommodation legislation. If contacted for an employment opportunity, advise Human Resources if you require accommodation, including in order to apply for a position.