Emerging Talent Recruiting Lead & Channel Manager
Location:Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Area of InterestHuman Resources
What You’ll Do
Cisco’s Emerging Talent Recruiting (ETR) Team’s mission is to provide internship, apprenticeship, co-op, and fulltime opportunities to students from all education paths - bachelors, masters, and PhD graduates; community college and other technical school graduates; and graduates of any other program for learning the skills needed for our positions. In this hybrid ETR Recruiting Lead and Channel Manager role, you will build and implement recruiting programs attracting a diverse pool of candidates to support our university and emerging talent hiring for the Engineering Organization in Canada (hiring mostly Software Engineers). The programs you lead will support our partnerships and recruiting efforts at universities, conferences, and other emerging talent channels.
As a Recruiting Lead, you’ll partner with business leaders to recruit and hire from all educational paths. You’ll provide ETR project management support, acting as a liaison for ETR, Engineering Business Points of Contact (PoC)/Hiring Managers. Act as a subject matter authority on Canadian benefits, market trends, competitive information, and standard methodologies. You’ll also have the opportunity to recruit for US based Engineering roles.
Who You'll Work With
This is a dynamic role that will impact the hiring of technical and non-technical roles for multiple business groups within the Engineering function. You will engage directly with business leaders and hiring managers and work with US-based ETR Leads and team members (Recruiters, Coordinators, Channel Managers, Sourcers). You will also engage with partners in the Americas (Compensation, Offer Compliance, Scheduling & Onboarding).
Who you Are:
You are passionate about helping individuals find their 1st or next career opportunity. You advocate for fairness, inclusion, diversity, and social justice. You enjoy building a company through talent and building communities through development and career opportunities for individuals. You love understanding your customer’s needs problems while finding solutions to meet the challenge. You enjoy building and innovating while also leading large-scale programs. You can build positive relationships with team members and demonstrate practical interpersonal and influencing skills. You enjoy the role of a Talent Acquisition Partner; being responsible for the full hiring process and advising on salary ranges and compliance related requirements. You excel in partnering with universities, event planning, and implementation.
Our Minimum Qualifications for This Role
- 6+ years of proven ability, with 2+ years university recruiting
- Corporate recruiting experience preferred
- Experience in partnering and engaging with Canadian universities
- Shown passion for diversity and inclusion
- Experience in Project and Program Management
- Strong experience in business partnership, partner management and cross functional teaming
- Experience using digital sourcing tools, applicant tracking system or CRM experience to improve work process and outcomes
- Strong communication/interpersonal skills and ability to influence partners to drive them towards set hiring goals
- Must be a creative problem solver and self-starter with the ability to come up with new solutions to old problems
- Ability to deliver a high level of work output in a dynamic, fast paced environment
The health and safety of Cisco's employees, customers, and partners is a top priority. Our goal is to protect and mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection for strong business resiliency during the pandemic. Therefore, Cisco may require new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if the role requires business-related travel, meeting with customers/partners (including visiting third-party sites on behalf of Cisco), attending trade events, and Cisco office entry, unless otherwise prohibited by applicable law, and in countries where COVID-19 vaccination is legally required. The company will consider legally required accommodations/exceptions for medical, religious, and other reasons as per the requirements of the role and in accordance with applicable law. Additional information will be provided to candidates about the requirements and accommodation process at the offer time based on region.