Head of Talent Acquisition

Barrick Gold   •  


Not Specified years

Posted 241 days ago

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At Barrick you’ll get the opportunity to be creative and to turn great ideas into reality. Free thinking team members with an aspiration to change the world should apply immediately   Responsibilities includeThe successful candidate will beresponsible to implement talent acquisition strategies, policies and standardized systems and processes for Barrick Nevada, consistent with Barrick Gold and Barrick USA strategies and systems. Key areas ofresponsibilitiesinclude, but not limited to the following;

  • Design, develop and maintain the Barrick Nevada full-life cycle recruitment process and internal workflow
  • Develop and implement strategies and initiatives related to recruiting and retaining diverse talent.
  • Provide consultation and coaching to all levels of management to improve workforcediversity.
  • Develop and implement scalable processes as required and based on business conditions to ensure recruiting workflow
  • Provide ongoing reporting of key recruitment metrics to the leadership team
  • Designs the selection matrix for choosing the optimum recruitment channel and recruitment source
  • Sets the social media communication strategy for site recruitment campaigns in accordance with the global human resources strategic recruitment initiatives
  • Personally conduct recruitment campaigns for certain site leadership positions or other key jobs
  • Identify and deploy best practices for recruitment with a focus on operational excellence, competitive and cost-effective recruitment solutions.
  • Provide ongoing consultation and guidance to hiring managers as job responsibilities change/evolve over time due to business growth and changes in organizational structure
  • Recommend research and analyzes data in support of the development and evaluation of recruitment plans, and the evaluation of market conditions and applicant pools
  • Utilize various proactive sourcing strategies to attract passive and quality candidates
  • Ensures recruitment process is compliant with state and federal and employment laws.
  • Partner with talent management to design and implement recruitment training for recruiters and other site leaders
  • Partner with global and U.S. recruiting teams to ensure consistent recruiting practices and processes are followed  Partner with leadership team to understand hiring needs in order to effectively develop and execute recruitment strategies
  • Partner with employee relations to ensure effective onboarding of employees
  • Partner with stakeholders and leverage off current employees to ensure Barrick Nevada workforcediversity
  • Partner with total rewards to ensure that the best offer is developed, negotiated and delivered to internal and external candidates 
  • Manages and develops the Barrick Nevada recruitment team
  • Research, evaluate and manage external recruitment agency relationships
  • Act as the expert within the site on talent acquisition processes and practices that support the site and corporate initiatives
  • Provide clear work objectives and expectations of the performance levels required by the team to achieve business plans and targets
  • Support the achievement of a well-developed, motivated and business focused culture, which understands and values Barrick Nevada philosophies through sound talent acquisition practices 


  BASIC REQUIREMENTS:  To be considered for this job, applicants must meet these basic requirements: 

  • Bachelors of Science in Human Resources, Business Management, or other related field and/or ten (10) or more years progressive senior-level managerial experience in human resources required
  • PHR or SHRM-CP or equivalent professionals designation from other jurisdictions preferred
  • Experience in talent acquisition functions preferred
  • Diversity initiative implementation experiencepreferred
  • Mining or construction industry experiencepreferred
  • Extensive knowledge of MS office, Oracle or other HRIS platforms within business enterprise systems required
  • Extensive knowledge of Taleo or online Applicant Tracking Systems preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of Discovery or online Talent Management systems preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to perform essential function of the position required