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Recruitment Consultant

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: TransCanada

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Recruiting Consultant 

Reference Code: 57242 


Location: United States (US)  - Houston, TX 
Job Category: Human Resources
Employment Type: Employee Full-time
Relocation Eligibility: This position is not eligible for our relocation program   

We all need energy. It warms our homes, cooks our food, gives us light, and gets us where we need to go. It also improves our quality of life in countless other ways. TransCanada’s job is to deliver that energy to millions of people who depend on it across North America. And we take our job very seriously.

We actively seek out a wide range of candidates for all positions. Diverse backgrounds, culture, opinions, expertise and skills drive innovation and strengthen our teams.


General Information

Reporting to the US Talent Acquisition Manager, the Recruiting Consultant manages the full cycle recruitment process to ensure TransCanada has the talent needed to execute its' business strategy. This location of this position is downtown Houston, Texas.

To put it simply, our objective in Talent Acquisition is to understand and evaluate people’s strengths and place them in a position to be personally and professionally successful at TransCanada.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about seeing others succeed; this encompasses the leaders, teams and communities we serve. After all, our group is the entry point for all employees to flourish inside and outside our company. This comes with an intense focus on delivering a memorable experience for both our business leaders and candidates.  We believe in a “one team” philosophy so we foster personal connections, take advantage of combined perspectives, wear multiple hats, and are enthusiastic to learn and grow new skills with one another.



  • Strategic sourcing skills - continually seek new sourcing options to build and maintain network of potential candidates through market research and continuous relationship management;
  • Candidate centric approach - exceed candidate expectations by guiding candidates through our selection process; maintaining contact throughout the recruitment process including dispositioning unsuccessful candidates;
  • Relationship orientation – understand the value of client service and consistently delivering quality to all stakeholders both internal and external;
  • Screening and interviewing– strong ability to screen, interview and prepare a slate of candidates within an appropriate and consistent timeline;
  • Analysis – identify trends based on applicant demographics and funnel metrics to recommend solutions for efficiency gains without compromising hiring quality or stakeholder experience;
  • Continuous improvement – suggest process improvements to create efficiencies and develop best practices.


Qualifications and Education



  • Strategic sourcing of candidates utilizing social media and online tools, referrals and data mining;
  • Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches and client relationships;
  • Experience with an online applicant tracking system, preferably SAP Success Factors;
  • Understanding of US employment laws and applicable practices;
  • Experience with behavioral interviewing, probing and assessment methodologies;
  • Strong communications skills, organizational and negotiation skills.


Education / Experience

  • Relevant post-secondary degree;
  • Minimum of 4 years of recent experience in a recruiting role.



*Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level and/or ladder.

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in the country in which the position is based with no restrictions.

All positions require background screening. Some include criminal and/or credit checks in order to comply with regulations.

Please apply to this posting by 01/17/2019. To apply, please visit through your desktop or laptop. Use reference code 57242. Only applications submitted through the TransCanada Careers website will be acknowledged.

TransCanada is an equal opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program supervised by the U.S. Government.

Make what you do matter.

At TransCanada we dream big, think big and do big things. For over 60 years, we've had the vision and scale to deliver big things that matter to the world. From supplying reliable and efficient energy to millions of North Americans with our pipelines, gas storage and power generation facilities, we believe in making big things possible. 

TransCanada is looking for people who are willing to think about the future...and think big. We're looking for people who are ready to take on the most significant challenges of their careers and define energy infrastructure in North America.

Thank you for choosing TransCanada in your career search.

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