Gallagher is a global leader in insurance, risk management and consulting services. We help businesses grow, communities thrive and people prosper. We live a culture defined by The Gallagher Way, our set of shared values and guiding tenets. A culture driven by our people, over 30,000 strong, serving our clients with customized solutions that will protect them and fuel their futures.
Gallagher Benefit Services (Canada) Group Inc. (GBS) consistently stands out in the marketplace as an employer of knowledgeable, highly skilled talent. We are a company that touches businesses and their employees on a personal level. At the core, our job is to help protect the health and well-being of employees and provide for their financial security – all while allowing employers to attract and retain the people they need to grow and succeed. As you consider the value of working for us, remember your talent, winning attitude and strong performance will be highly valued and will improve your future potential.
We are currently looking for a Vice President, Search Solutions that has the character and personality to work with a team of personable and successful individuals. If you want to work for a company that is poised for aggressive growth, now is the time to be part of the Gallagher Benefits team!
In this role, you will grow the executive search practice by maximizing existing personal networks as well as developing new client relationships that drive and sustain business to gain market share, while delivering an exceptional client experience.
Executive, Retained Search
How you will impact the business:
Full cycle delivery including front line leadership with clients and candidate relationship management to be known as the go-to for their career decisions and as a search specialist.
Plan and execute effective candidate identification strategies for each engagement by attracting talent and supporting the assessment, facilitation, and selection of top talent while providing an excellent experience for all candidates and clients.
Actively guide and engage candidates through the progression of each project, in a manner consistent with our values which demand that every candidate be treated with respect and courtesy.
Prepare client presentation documents, maintain accurate and up to date internal project documentation, and ensure that every project is led as efficiently and effectively as possible.
Creatively think of innovative ways to continually improve and expand search and research methodologies, through networking in industry, technology, external resources, relationships, and organizational mapping.
Participate, search for, and potentially leading activities that help to position our firm for future growth
Skills to make you successful in the role:
A tenacious and entrepreneurial leader with strong interpersonal skills - active listening, relationship building, and influencing capabilities.
The willingness to take initiative, an appreciation and aptitude for personal branding, and a focus on collaboration and providing an outstanding client and team experience.
A creative problem solver with a predisposition to learning and continuous growth and the insight and ability to quickly assimilate new concepts, recognize trends in industry and management thinking, with the ability to use these skills to engage and add value to our client organizations.
A high respect for confidentiality.
Education and Experience:
A demonstrated track record in building partnerships, partner consultation, client management and business development that has led to an active and current book of business that has driven revenue for a division or a team.
5-8 years demonstrable recruiting or sales experience.
Experience in leading the sales and delivery of recruitment projects.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with experience writing and winning competitive formal bids and proposals and knowledge in handling RFP responses.
If you love the challenges of this dynamic field, then Gallagher will support and cultivate your professional development and success.
With more than 300 HR and Benefits professionals across Canada, our team harnesses our collective strengths to deliver outstanding service, coupled with our local expertise.
Founded on the cornerstones of integrity, innovation, partnership, and empathy, Gallagher Canada has built its legacy one success at a time. With a strong history and a forward-thinking future, we continue on the quest to become the leading brokerage and consulting firm in Canada.
We are an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace and are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available on request for anyone taking part in all aspects of the selection process.