Campus Recruitment & Early Talent Operations Manager

Bank of Montreal   •  

Toronto, ON

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 33 days ago

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In close collaboration with Director, Enterprise Campus Recruitment and Early Talent Programs this role will have the opportunity to rebuild and reinvent campus recruitment processes and technology.

This role is predominantly focused on the management and execution of campus recruitment and plays a critical partnership role in the success of our campus recruitment efforts. Has overall accountability in creating end to end process improvements, operational efficiency and budget consolidation and management.


Campus Recruitment Management

  • Develop a comprehensive process plan and materials to ensure stakeholders are fully engaged and aware of campus recruitment accountabilities.

  • Create and develop robust project plan and ensure critical milestones are met by ensuring are key partners are aware of critical timelines

  • Prioritize and manage own workload and support campus recruitment team members in order to deliver quality results and meet timelines.

  • Partner with campus recruitment and finance teams to create budget proposals required for execution and delivery

  • Audit Budget quarterly and provide approvals with Director for Sponsorships and Scholarships

  • Identify opportunities to optimize campus recruitment operational effectiveness by assessing and reviewing existing procedures and providing recommendations for improvement- including technology enhancements and tools.

  • Support overall campus recruitment technology transformation, development and change management

  • Providing guidance, advice, and information to support our Recruitment Partners and Managers.

  • On-Board and train new team members to ensure understanding of processes and procedures

  • Partner with Director Enterprise Campus Recruitment and Early Talent Programs to act as project manager to execute key strategies and initiatives

Operations Management

  • Identify and implement reporting and monitoring mechanisms that track the progress and overall effectiveness of our programs, initiatives, and activities – including providing recommendations and options for continuous improvement and key risk areas

  • Implement and oversee solid business practice management including audit, budget, and reporting controls for the initiatives within the portfolio (and enable/oversee concurrence with these practices with direct reports)

  • Facilitate the completion of post implementation review to determine effectiveness of recruitment activities and school relationships

  • Act as a subject matter expert and recommend/implement appropriate adjustments for campus recruitment best practices based on maintaining quality benchmarks, processes and standards

  • Build knowledge and subject matter expertise of relevant industry and segment trends and incorporate revisions as appropriate

Risk Management & Compliance

  • Ensure the effective monitoring of operational controls is in place to identify any deficiencies and support the initiation of appropriate actions to ensure controls are adequate.

  • Develop and execute an audit process to be conducted by Senior Managers quarterly

  • Ensure Expense Risk Management is applied in accordance with BMO Policy & Procedures and within prescribed limits.

  • Ensure adherence to all aspects of First Principles our code of Business Conduct and Ethics.

  • Follow established standards and governance for the candidatedatabase, including the relationship management and contact standards, ensuring privacy of information and a systematic approach for recommending candidates for specific roles.



  • 6 to 10 years leading major enterprise wide initiatives with a proven track record in leading enterprise wide campus programs, CRM/ATS technology transformation and roll outs, recruitment, and HR is a strong asset

  • Strong understanding of campus recruitment processes and best practices

  • Well-developed prioritization, time management and multi-tasking skills

  • High degree of integrity in dealing with sensitive information

  • Ability to resolve a magnitude of diverse, complex and ambiguous issues.

  • Ability to maintain sound knowledge of HR trends and best practices

  • Possess excellent interpersonal, written and customer service skills

  • Fast learner able to adapt to new challenges

  • High level of professionalism, with an ability to work effectively without supervision

  • Strong problem solving abilities, extraordinary attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Excellent program management skills with a proven ability to manage critical, time sensitive, complex issues

  • Strong personal leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrated strong critical thinking and ability to clarify/simplify complex concepts

  • Highly curious and creative
  • Exceptional communicator with superior verbal/written/presentation skills

  • Confident in acting independently and decisively within the scope of authority

  • Able to focus on both short and long term goals, at both strategic and tactical levels

  • Comfort with ambiguity; able to independently integrate thinking and assimilate information

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