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Campus Talent Acquisition, Senior Associate (Virtual)

Halifax, NS
Full Time

Line of Service

Internal Firm Services


Not Applicable


IFS - Human Capital (HC)

Management Level

Senior Associate

Job Description & Summary

A career in Human Resources, within Internal Firm Services, will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference at PwC by helping to fully leverage the skills and talents of all our people. You'll focus on helping the local offices in driving the Firm's people strategy, creating a unique people experience for each individual, and supporting our Firm wide values by working with the core competencies that measure and drive individual and Firm wide success in the marketplace.

It takes talented people to support the largest professional services organisation in the world. In joining our recruiting team, you'll identify and attract talent for PwC. You'll focus on engaging and hiring the most promising college students from campus and university. You'll build on campus relationships with job seekers and candidates, while understanding the dynamic hiring needs of each business.

Important point to consider

  • Candidates must be able to work from the local office with flexible evening and weekend schedules. In office days may change or increase periodically based on business needs.
  • You'll be comfortable travelling across Eastern Canada region (post Covid-19 vaccine) .
  • Please note this is a 1 year full-time contract opportunity.

  • What you'll create and do

    As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. Responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:
  • Planning and attending campus recruitment events and presentations at target universities for large student audiences
  • Acting as an ambassador of the firm, articulating our corporate culture, purpose, values and student opportunities
  • Early identifying high performing students and building relationships with them to aide hiring conversion
  • Coordination of our summer student enrichment program including learning, sporting and social events
  • Coordination of office visits with both students and staff and/or University Recruitment Champion Partners
  • Acting as main point of contact for career centres and faculty, prospective students, clubs and associations, as well as campus recruitment referrals
  • Supporting our university recruitment champion teams, securing reps and providing status updates to them
  • Organizing the campus selection process, including video review teams, interview teams
  • Taking a leading role in video interview reviews and ensuring recruitment best practices are followed
  • Coordinating the selection process (communication with interviewers, assessors and candidates)
  • Managing and tracking candidate applications via the campus recruitment applicant tracking system
  • Continuous education of internal clients on campus recruitment approach as well as best practices and firm standards
  • Relationship Management: Communicating with local and national stakeholders including Partners, Human Capital, Learning & Development and Resource Management teams
  • Candidate communications and relationship building after the hire decision to ensure candidate engagement prior to start date
  • Networking within the marketplace to understand the competitive landscape
  • Providing accurate and timely management information and metrics on campus recruitment activities and hires against target
  • Liaise with the Recruitment Services Centre, Resource Management and Human Capital to ensure  new hire processing for summer students, co-ops and full-time associates

  • What you'll bring to this role

  • An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work
  • A demonstrated commitment to valuing differences and working alongside diverse people and perspectives
  • Highly detail oriented with excellent organizational and analytical skills; an ability to think broadly and to ask questions about data, facts and other information to deliver quality to our clients
  • Share and collaborate effectively with others, building relationships which are genuine and rooted in trust
  • Ability to easily adapt and prioritize, demonstrating project management skills to handle changing priorities 
  • Examples of alignment with PwC Values: Acting with Integrity, Working Together, Care, Reimagine the Possible and Make a Difference
  • Bilingual proficiency in French and English is considered an asset
  • Please note, this role requires travelling across Eastern Canada

  • Why you'll love working for PwC 

    At PwC, we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits. Discover a life that works for you with our diverse, inclusive and flexible culture. To learn how you can grow and shine in your career at PwC, please visit:

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    Applying at PwC

    At PwC, we embrace new technology where you will learn to innovate and deliver differently. For Administrative, Specialist, Associate, Senior Associate, and Manager roles you may have the opportunity to participate in an on-demand video interview. To learn more about our innovative cloud-based online application interview process click here:

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    Travel Requirements

    Up to 20%

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    PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.

    Every day we see how people make businesses great. But it's not only about skills. If your experience is close to what we're looking for, please consider applying. We recognize that experience comes in many forms, and passionate teams reimagine the possible. Create your future at PwC.

    PwC s'engage à bâtir une équipe diversifiée et représentative des collectivités qu'il sert. Nous invitons toutes les personnes qualifiées, sans égard à leur appartenance ethnique, leur race, leur religion, leur sexe, leur orientation sexuelle, leur identité sexuelle, leur statut d'autochtone, leur âge, leur handicap ou leurs besoins en matière d'adaptation du milieu de travail, à présenter leur candidature, qu'il nous fera plaisir d'examiner.

    Chaque jour, nous voyons des personnes participer à l'essor des entreprises. Ce n'est pas seulement une question de compétences. Si votre expérience se rapproche de ce que nous recherchons, n'hésitez pas à postuler. Nous sommes conscients que l'expérience peut prendre diverses formes et que des équipes de passionnés peuvent réinventer le possible. Créez votre avenir chez PwC.