Campus Recruiter – First Nations/Metis/Inuit Candidates-1900013230
We invite all experienced and aspiring First Nations / Metis / Inuit professionals to apply to roles featured on BMO’s Indigenous Careers landing page, as well as all of those on BMO’s Careers page. Qualified First Nations / Metis / Inuit applicants applying through these postings will be considered for open job vacancies, where they exist, or added to our Indigenous Talent Network and matched to other upcoming opportunities.
This is part of BMO’s ongoing commitment to Indigenous applicants. Our recruitment team will reach out to those selected for further consideration.
The Campus Recruiter contributes to BMO success as a key member of the Campus Recruitment & Early Talent team. Accountable to develop and implement a recruitment strategy that is aligned with BMO’s employment brand and will build upon BMO’s reputation as Employer of Choice.
This role ensures that consistent, high quality recruiting practices are used, and reflect positively on BMO’s competitive position in the marketplace for top talent. The role will enable the attraction of diverse talent into the organization and develop multiple talent pipelines for BMO lines of business through internships, direct hires, career programs, job readiness training programs, etc.
This role will also partner with external organizations through presentations, focus group meetings, and special events in order to build deep and lasting relationships that are a key pipeline for early-talent roles for BMO.
The Campus Recruiter is responsible for identifying business needs, building business-centric strategies and plans, and successfully executing. The role requires in-depth knowledge of campus recruiting practices and a commitment to identifying and executing differentiating tactics and strategies. Due to the interdependent nature of recruiting activities across LOBs and enterprise priorities (e.g. campus), the Campus Recruiter must build strong relationships and work effectively with their peers (i.e., other Campus Recruiters, Recruitment Partners, Talent Acquisition Partners, etc.) in order to build and deliver a seamless and aligned recruitment experience across the organization.
Drive strong relationships in order to promote and expand our the BMO campus profile (internally and externally)
Utilize a trust-based recruiting model that is anticipatory and integrated
Liaise with relevant HR Business Partners, Talent Management & Diversity colleagues, HR & Learning colleagues and recruiters
Strategic Design & Implementation:
Work with Senior Manager – Campus Recruitment to design and implement a best-in-class campus recruiting strategy to support human capital requirements and growth strategies based on business needs
Understand business requirements and intake specifications to ensure that all initiatives and activities are aligned to the needs of the business and delivering expected outcomes
Ensure that our Employment Brand and Employee Value proposition is appropriately positioned within the context of all our activities
Ensure that diversity is embedded into all campus recruitment initiatives
Recommend strategies and tactics that are integrated, flexible, targeted, and relationship-based
Develop active pipelines for key roles to meet ongoing business needs
Requisition & Recruitment Management Process:
Execute recruitment activities (develop and maintain various recruiting initiatives to identify candidates for open roles and build pipelines for potential hires)
Execute reporting and monitoring mechanisms that track the progress and overall effectiveness of our programs, initiatives, and activities
Maintain the reputation and attractiveness of our programs, initiatives, and activities including having a thorough understanding of the competitive marketplace, competitive positioning and knowledge of business requirements
Act as a subject matter expert for recruitment best practices based on your segment(s), maintaining quality benchmarks, processes and standards
Manage the candidate and hiring manager experience in the ATS throughout the requisition stages
Investigate, resolve and follows-up regarding any ATS and reporting issues or errors
Support the team with special projects & process recommendations
Risk Management & Compliance:
Ensure requisitions meet all compliance standards to mitigate BMO’s risk, which includes all roles posted include the appropriate taglines and correct approvals.
Ensure adherence to all aspects of First Principles in our code of Business Conduct and Ethics
Follow established standards and governance for the candidate database, including the relationship management and contact standards, ensuring privacy of information and a systematic approach for recommending candidates for specific roles
Undergraduate degree and campus recruitment experience is required, preferably in a competitive market place
Broad knowledge of BMO Financial Group’s business strategy and priorities, lines of business and their unique talent needs, products and services, and key partners
Solid understanding of the organization’s recruitment policies, process and standards
Deep understanding of the diversity landscape and recruitment practices
Knowledge of products, services, and technical skills based on specific segment requirements
Superior communication and presentation skills
Strong interpersonal skills to interact at the executive, senior management, and non-executive levels of the organization and to deal effectively with external clients
Energetic, motivated, solutions-oriented to attract and retain high performing talent
Comfortable working at both the conceptual and the hands-on level
High degree of initiative combined with analytic and problem-solving skills
Strong attention to detail; very organized
Strong negotiation, impact and influencing skills
Flexibility and willingness to travel and work during peak campus recruiting times.
Ability to balance multiple demands and priorities in a fast paced/high volume recruitment environment
At BMO we have a shared purpose; we put the customer at the centre of everything we do – helping people is in our DNA. For 200 years we have thought about the future—the future of our customers, our communities and our people. We help our customers and our communities by working together, innovating and pushing boundaries to bring them our very best every day. Together we’re changing the way people think about a bank.
As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.
BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.