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Talent Sourcing Specialist - Indigenous

North Vancouver, British Columbia
$88920.00 - $111150.00 Annually
Closing date
Feb 18, 2024

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Human Resources / Recruitment
Contract Type

We welcome applications from all qualified job seekers. Should you require accommodations throughout the application or hiring process, please don’t hesitate to contact, as we are committed to ensuring a seamless and accessible experience for all candidates. Also consider joining our Indigenous Peoples or People with Disabilities Talent Pool to receive information about future opportunities and to learn more about our DEI hiring.

Talent Acquisition is evolving and growing and as a result, we are currently looking to hire a Talent Sourcing Specialist – Indigenous to join our team.

Overview of Role:

The Talent Sourcing Specialist will be an experienced professional of Indigenous heritage with lived experience and expertise in sourcing and attracting Indigenous talent.

The Specialist understands the unique challenges, needs, and strengths of this diverse talent pool. They have a sound understanding of Indigenous History and have cultural awareness. Experience working with Indigenous communities/organizations and able to travel to remote communities.

As a key member of the Talent Acquisition team, the Specialist will be responsible for executing sourcing strategies, maintaining a candidate pool, establishing and maintaining critical external relationships with the aim of achieving high quality, cost effective and timely filling of Indigenous roles, aligned to strategic workforce planning needs.

Reporting to the Manager Talent Acquisition, the Talent Sourcing Specialist will strengthen and/or develop key attraction programs to enhance ICBC’s employment brand and talent pipeline for Indigenous People. These programs will include leading:

  • Diversity, equity and inclusion practices and community partner relations
  • Talent pipelining strategies and headhunting
  • Career site branding and modernization
  • Vendor management and procurement

The Talent Sourcing Specialist will also be required to build collaborative relationships with senior leaders across the business and within HR to understand workforce and succession planning needs in order to support a proactive recruitment approach.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design, implementation and evolution of Indigenous sourcing approach for ICBC
  • Conduct outreach and engagement activities within Indigenous communities to connect with potential candidates and build trust and bring awareness of striving to have our workforce represent the communities we serve
  • Builds and manages a candidate pool and pipeline that supports the needs of the business and future skill gaps
  • Offer cultural competency training and resources to hiring managers to enhance their cultural awareness and minimize bias
  • Reviews workforce planning and succession planning initiatives in consultation with HR Business Partners and the business to assist with forecasting needs and building talent pools for future vacancies in critical roles
  • Develops and continuously improves talent sourcing processes for Indigenous People
  • Leads the end-to-end Indigenous candidate sourcing activities such as strategic planning, external partnerships and sourcing events with a strong emphasis on inclusive hiring
  • Collaborate with HR and leadership to develop and implement strategies for Indigenous hiring and inclusion within the organization
  • Develops an approach for ICBC’s employer branding (e.g., social media strategy for Indigenous sourcing campaigns) and partners with corporate communications and marketing to execute the strategy
  • Collaborates with other HR Teams (e.g., Workforce Planning) to understand current and future talent needs to be able to make quick wins alongside the planning and execution of a long-term talent sourcing program
  • Drives the candidate pre-screening process to supplement Recruiter candidate shortlist presented to hiring managers
  • Develops an appropriate feedback loop, manages function specific metrics and dashboards
  • Participates in the budgeting process for talent sourcing initiatives and supports the Manager, Talent Acquisition with portfolio budgeting where necessary

As a valued member of the ICBC team, you will thrive in a performance-driven environment that emphasizes employee leadership and accountability for delivering results. The successful candidate will be expected to consistently conduct themselves in alignment with ICBC’s Core Values of:

  • Collaborative
  • Supportive
  • Straightforward
  • Knowledgeable

To be successful in this role, you will bring the following skills and experience:

  • Prior experience sourcing and attracting Indigenous talent
  • Strong headhunting experience and proven ability to build talent pipelines
  • Proven program development experience involving multiple stakeholders
  • Recruitment experience within a recruitment agency or large complex environment with involvement in attraction strategy development and implementation is an asset
  • Post-secondary education in a relevant discipline (i.e. Human Resources, Business Administration, etc.)
  • Completion of courses or learnings related to inclusive hiring practices would be a strong asset

About us: 

At ICBC, it’s our job to make sure the car insurance system works for all British Columbians, today and in the future. If you want to make the most of your skills and expertise while growing your career, we want you. A career at ICBC is an opportunity to be part of a talented, diverse and inclusive team that is driven to serve its customers and community. You can expect a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a collaborative work environment. If you are reliable and dependable, contact us today to be part of our talented and diverse team as we work together to create an insurance system we can all be proud of.


Work arrangements defined: 

  • Resident – you will work at your primary in-office headquarters on all scheduled workdays.
  • Hybrid 8 – you will work a minimum of 8 days per month at your primary in-office headquarters (typically 2 days per week). The remaining days will be remote within British Columbia. 
  • Hybrid 10 – you will work a minimum of 10 days per month at your primary in-office headquarters (typically one week in/one week out or up to 3 days per week). The remaining days will be remote within British Columbia. 
  • Mobile – you will work remotely or in the field on scheduled workdays within British Columbia, with the requirement to be at your primary on-site headquarters by exception only. 


ICBC provides comprehensive and flexible benefit coverage to all eligible employees including a defined benefit pension plan, 4 weeks’ vacation and 3 Wellness Days.

  • Three options of health and dental coverage. Two of those options fully paid by ICBC and with access to Flex credits.
  • 100% employer paid life insurance, long term disability and travel insurance.
  • Sick leave plan – 100% of pay for a period of a maximum of 8 weeks plus 85% of your pay for a subsequent period of up to 9 weeks.
  • Additional optional insurance coverages.
  • Defined Pension benefit plan.


Only candidates legally entitled to work in Canada will be considered for this position.

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