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Bilingual Recruitment Consultant

Posting Date: Jun 5, 2021

Location: Montréal, Quebec, CA, H3A 3A7

Company: Medavie Blue Cross

For over 75 years, Medavie Blue Cross has been a leading health and wellness partner for individuals, employers and governments across Canada. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization dedicated to giving back to the communities where we live and work, and to ensuring our employees thrive in our award-winning, collaborative culture. We are one of Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures and are recognized as a Caring Company, a designation for national leaders in community investment and social responsibility.


Our team of 2,100 professionals work across six provinces. We excel by living our shared values of being caring, accountable, responsible, innovative and community-minded. We’re committed to ensuring the health and wellness of our employees and their families, along with personal and professional growth, through a variety of programs and support at all levels of our organization.


Along with Medavie Health Services, we are part of Medavie — a national health organization with over 6,400 employees. Together, our mission is to improve the wellbeing of Canadians. 


Job Title:    Recruitment Consultant
Department: Talet Acquisition
Competition: 12423
Internal/External: Internal/External
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (18 months) 
Location: Montreal, QC / Remote QC 
Salary: Competitive Compsensation and Benefits
Reports To: Manager, Talent Acquisition

We’re looking for a Recruitment Consultant who is passionate about recruiting and someone who has the innate ability to create an unforgettable candidate experience.  You will own the full recruitment experience and be an ambassador for the Medavie Inc. brand and culture.  You will proactively build community/professional relationships and execute creative and innovative sourcing strategies.  You’ll have a strong focus on understanding the marketplace to be able to uncover top talent for current and future staffing needs.


What’s in it for you? 

  • A work environment where people are respected and fulfilled both professionally and personally through healthy relationships, work-life balance and meaningful work;
  • A diverse team of colleagues with multiple fields of expertise;
  • Comprehensive health and dental plan that is 100% employer paid effective your first day including; wellness benefits, health resources and fitness center discounts;
  • An organization where we encourage personal learning and growth;
  • If getting involved in charitable causes is something you’re passionate about, we support and offer plenty of opportunities to give back.



  • Accountable for entire recruiting life-cycle from candidate presentation to offer acceptance;   
  • Partner with Hiring Leaders to build effective sourcing, assessment, and closing approaches with an ability to manage client group expectations through a deep understanding of their staffing needs; 
  • Build and maintain a consistent pipeline of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management;
  • Conduct in-depth interviews of potential candidates, demonstrating ability to anticipate Hiring Leader preferences through high offer-to-interview ratios;
  • Participate in special projects and lead recruitment initiatives that support staffing efforts and ensuring alignment with the organization’s values, vision, and strategic objectives;
  • Curate an exceptional candidate experience at each point of contact; 
  • Forge excellent relationships with internal stakeholders and work strategically to assist in the resolution of staffing challenges and to think outside-the-box to develop creative recruitment strategies;
  • Leverage external networking and professional associations to reinforce Medavie Blue Cross career opportunities;
  • Lead new employee onboarding initiatives to ensure a positive and welcoming experience; 
  • Contribute to other recruitment activities from time to time, including job fairs, presentations, and related activities both virtually and off site.


What you need to succeed: 

  • Minimum 3 years of recruiting experience in full life-cycle environment, including management of multiple high-volume roles simultaneously;
  • Post-secondary education in related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience;
  • Experience leading behavioral based interviews with hiring managers and guiding them through the process;
  • Social Media savvy and have the intuitive nature to seek new sourcing options and develop creative approaches to finding talent; 
  • Detail oriented with superior follow-up and proven ability to multi-task and adapt in a fast-paced environment; 
  • Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects and client relationships;
  • Solid understanding of Canadian recruitment landscape and particular regional differences in attracting top talent;
  • ATS (Applicant Tracking System) experience with sourcing, tracking and managing candidates;
  • MS Office - including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
  • Strong client focus with the ability to network and establish effective partnerships and build relationships with hiring managers;
  • Experience with virtual/remote hiring and onboarding;
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is mandatory.


We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest.  Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Medavie Blue Cross is an equal opportunity employer.


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