Talent Acquisition Consultant

Date: Jun 5, 2022

Location: North York, ON, CA, M5G2C2

Company: Apotex


About Apotex Inc.

Apotex Inc. is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines for patients around the world. Apotex employs almost 8,000 people worldwide in manufacturing, R&D, and commercial operations.  Apotex Inc. exports to more than 100 countries and territories and operates in more than 45 countries, with a significant presence in Canada, the US, Mexico, and India. Through vertical integration, Apotex is comprised of multiple divisions and affiliates including Apotex Inc., focused on generics; Apobiologix, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on biosimilar development; Aveva, an affiliate of Apotex Inc. fully integrated global developer and manufacturer of complete transdermal solutions; Apotex Consumer Products, a division of Apotex Inc. focused on brand name products; and Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (GAPI), a division of Apotex Inc. focused on the manufacturing of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) for Apotex and third parties. For more information visit: www.apotex.com.


Job Summary


Reporting to the Associate Director, Talent Acquisition, the Talent Acquisition Consultant is accountable for sourcing, attracting, and selecting high caliber talent for Apotex, primarily for jr. to intermediate level roles.

Job Responsibilities


  • Act as a recruitment subject matter expert to Apotex managers and supervisors and a brand ambassador for Apotex.
  • Partner with hiring leaders to support the end-to-end recruitment process. This includes developing an understanding of their business area, roles within their business, and their short and longer term hiring requirements.
  • Develop and execute sourcing plans, build candidate pipeline, and meet recruitment milestones to ensure positions are filled as quickly as possible with qualified candidates.
  • Recommend and manage relationships with approved search vendors where applicable.
  • Interview independently, or with hiring managers, utilizing established interview guides and applying behavioural based interviewing techniques.
  • Extend and negotiate verbal and written job offers, often complex in nature, including preparing offer as per established process and ensuring that all reference checks and other requirements are completed. 
  • Conduct all post offer activities including providing timely follow up and feedback where required to both internal and external candidates; and complete all required administrative activities including communication as required to Canada Compensation and Payroll etc
  • Support the Associate, Director, Talent Acquisition in developing and implementing innovative recruitment strategies and programs.  Support continuous improvement activities and make recommendations for change where appropriate. 

Job Requirements


  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in Human Resources or a related discipline; CHRP designation or working towards completion preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ work experience as a Recruiter/Talent Acquisition, including behavioural interviewing techniques.
  • Experience recruiting for QA and QC roles would be an asset.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent relationship management skills and ability to influence key stakeholders.
  • Ability to work autonomously and effectively as a member of a team to achieve expected outcomes.
  • Computer literacy with Microsoft Office programs and familiarity with an Applicant Tracking System and HRIS.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Results oriented with a demonstrated ability to meet aggressive deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to respectfully and tactfully interact with a variety of internal and external stakeholders from diverse backgrounds.



At Apotex, we are committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible work environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported.
Apotex offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities as part of its recruitment process. If you are contacted to arrange for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.