Recruiter

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We are looking to add a passionate Recruiter to our growing and dynamic team. Reporting to the VP HR, the individual will support the overall recruitment efforts of The Valens Company and ensure an excellent candidate experience. In this capacity, you will work on a variety of roles across multiple departments and seniority levels, advertising in established and new channels, evaluating applications and providing shortlists of qualified candidates while ensuring that applicants move quickly and efficiently through the hiring process. By coordinating with hiring managers and Valens leadership, you will be helping to build Canada’s leading cannabis company, and ensuring it has the best talent available in the global market.

DUTIES:

  • Independently manage requisitions and recruitment efforts to support Valens’ growth
  • Assist, support and coach hiring managers on interview best practices
  • Maintain career pages on company’s website and other platforms
  • Develop and update job descriptions
  • Post jobs to various sites and job boards, leveraging social media and other innovative recruitment strategies
  • Champion the use and continuous improvement of the ATS
  • Conduct ongoing sourcing of talent and market research into competitive landscape
  • Screen candidates’ resumes and applications, verifying references as required
  • Schedule interviews with candidates and hiring managers
  • Conduct interviews using various recruiting and selection tools/methods within schedule
  • Facilitate pre-employment testing
  • Draft employment contracts
  • Provide information and insight to relocating candidates
  • Create and deliver analytical reports on pipeline, recruitment activities, and costs
  • Help organize and attend recruitment events and hiring fairs
  • Other duties as assigned by the manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Min 3 years experience of in-house talent acquisition / recruitment
  • Must have experience with recruiting for a broad range of roles in Manufacturing/Consumer Goods/ Pharmaceutical
  • Degree or Diploma in Business is an asset
  • Adept with social media tools for recruitment
  • Strong at time-management, multitasking and prioritization with minimal supervision
  • Possesses a sense of urgency and is highly adaptable to changing priorities and tasks
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail and focus on accuracy
  • Strong at managing multiple stakeholders throughout the recruitment process
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Able to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
  • Successful satisfactory completion of Criminal Record Check required

If your experience and skill set aligns with the above please submit your resume to careers@thevalenscompany.com with subject line ‘Recruiter’

We offer a welcoming and friendly space for BIPOC & LGBTQ+ applicants.

ABOUT THE VALENS COMPANY

The Valens Company is a global leader in the end-to-end development and manufacturing of innovative, cannabinoid-based products. The Company is focused on being the partner of choice for leading Canadian and international cannabis brands by providing best-in-class, proprietary services including CO2, ethanol, hydrocarbon, solvent-less and terpene extraction, analytical testing, formulation and white-label product development and manufacturing. Valens is the largest third-party extraction Company in Canada with an annual capacity of 425,000 kg of dried cannabis and hemp biomass at our purpose-built facility in Kelowna, British Columbia which is in the process of becoming European Union (EU) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliant. The Valens Company currently offers a wide range of product formats, including tinctures, two-piece caps, soft gels, oral sprays and vape pens as well as beverages, concentrates, topicals, edibles, injectables, natural health products and has a strong pipeline of next-generation products in development for future release. Finally, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Valens Labs is a Health Canada licensed ISO 17025 accredited cannabis testing lab providing sector-leading analytical services and has partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to develop a Centre of Excellence in Plant-Based Science. For more information, please visit http://thevalenscompany.com. The Company’s investor deck can be found specifically at http://thevalenscompany.com/investors/


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