Salary: $80,000 – $100,000
Actual compensation within the range will be based on experience 
We also offer quarterly variable compensation package (bonus) + benefits 

 

About Specsavers 

Welcome to Specsavers – where we’re not just about eyewear and eyecare, we’re a purpose-driven organization committed to changing lives through better sight. As a certified Great Place to Work®, we take pride in our optometrist-owned and -led business model, providing quality eyecare and affordable eyewear to Canadians across the country. 

Our journey began 40 years ago in the UK, with visionary optometrists Doug and Mary Perkins. Today, we support over 2,600 healthcare businesses spanning 11 countries in our network, passionately caring for more than 42 million patients and customers worldwide. 

At Specsavers, we believe that access to quality eyecare should be a right, not a luxury. That’s why we go above and beyond to transform the eyecare experience in Canada. With our advanced clinical equipment and an extensive range of affordable and high-quality eyewear, we’re here to make a real difference in the lives of our customers. 

But that’s not all – we’re also dedicated to fostering a positive, inclusive and supportive work culture. We strive to create an environment where our partners thrive while benefiting from the collective support and resources of our dedicated teams. 

If you’re passionate about making a difference, providing incredible care, and being part of a values and purpose-driven organization, join us on our journey to revolutionize the way Canadians experience eyecare. Together, we can change lives through better sight. 

 

What You’ll Do 

The purpose of this role is to provide a best-in-class candidate and hiring manager experience in the end-to-end talent acquisition process for Specsavers Canada. From research and pipeline building to candidate assessment and offer management, this position requires a breadth of expertise. 

 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Understand all the pillars of the candidate experience from attraction to onboarding and beyond and work with our Global team to bring our Employee Value Proposition to life. 

  • Champion the Specsavers brand for candidates and contribute to evolving a best-in-class Employee Value Proposition. 

  • Build strong relationships with the senior internal client group and cross-functional partners is essential for success, alongside the ability to prioritize effectively, challenge the status quo, and provide exceptional candidate and stakeholder experiences. 

  • Partner with hiring managers to understand staffing needs and develop effective recruitment strategies. 

  • Utilize a variety of sourcing methods to attract diverse and high-quality candidates, including job boards, social media, networking events, and employee referrals. 

  • Be a trusted advisor to hiring managers in building the right talent pipeline that’s right for their team and the business. 

  • Incorporate DEI and inclusive recruitment elements into all processes to ensure we have a fair selection process and a diverse candidate pool. 

  • Coordinate and manage interview schedules, feedback sessions, and candidate communications. 

  • Facilitate the offer process, negotiate terms, and ensure a smooth transition for successful candidates. 

  • Continuously evaluate and improve recruitment processes and tools to enhance efficiency and effectiveness. 

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with candidates, ensuring a positive experience throughout the recruitment process. 

  • Stay informed about industry trends, best practices, and legal requirements related to talent acquisition. 

  • Provide technical recruitment support and guidance to our Retail Partners 

  • Oversee Secondee talent movement processes with Global Mobility in collaboration with the HR team and the department leaders. 

 

What We’re Looking For 

 

Essential: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related experience. 

  • 3-5 years of experience in talent acquisition or recruiting roles, with a proven track record of successfully managing full-cycle recruitment processes. 

  • Strong knowledge of recruitment best practices, including sourcing techniques, interview methods, and candidate assessment. 

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport with candidates and collaborate effectively with hiring managers. 

  • High level of professionalism, integrity, and confidentiality 

 

Nice to have: 

  • Experience in using advanced sourcing tools and techniques, such as LinkedIn Recruiter, boolean searches, and talent mapping. 

  • Familiarity with employer branding strategies and experience in enhancing the company’s presence on social media and job boards. 

  • Knowledge of data analytics and experience in using recruitment metrics to drive improvements in the hiring process. 

  • Previous experience in a high-growth or startup environment, demonstrating the ability to adapt to rapidly changing hiring needs. 

  • Strong project management skills, with experience in managing recruitment projects or initiatives. 

 

Our Fellow ‘Speccies’ Enjoy  

  • Generous vacation allotment and 1 paid volunteer day  

  • 1 extra paid day off and an eyecare voucher on your birthday 

  • RRSP matching 

  • Quarterly performance bonus  

  • Healthcare spending account 

  • Health and dental benefits effective on your first day  

  • Team and company social events  

 

Behaviours we value: 

  • Collaborative: We work together as one Specsavers to deliver our purpose 

  • Curious: We question, explore, and seek out diverse perspectives to develop our knowledge and understanding 

  • Courageous: We challenge the status quo, we experiment with good ideas, and we are brave, bold, and fast in our decision making 

  • Compassionate: We care, support, and help each other 

  • Commercial: We treat money wisely and make decisions that are good for our customers, our partners, our people, and good for the long term  

We hope that in applying with us, you value these things as well! 

 

Our Hybrid Work Model 

Be part of the dynamic culture! Our workplace thrives on a hybrid model, combining in-office collaboration and flexibility. Join us in office, three days a week to contribute, connect and excel in our vibrant environment. 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

At Specsavers, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that a diverse team enriches our work environment and enables us to achieve our goals. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage candidates of all backgrounds and abilities to apply. If you believe you can contribute to our mission and vision, we welcome your application, even if you don’t meet every qualification listed. We value the unique skills and perspectives each individual brings to our team. 

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