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Talent Acquisition Manager

Performance Auto Group
Brampton, Ontario
To be determined
Closing date
Dec 18, 2022

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Automotive Services
Recruiting / Acquisition / Staffing, Talent Management / Workforce Planning
Job Level
Employment Type
Full time
Designations Required/Preferred
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Drive for Excellence

Looking to join a fast-paced and an ever expanding organization? Be a part of our dynamic team at Performance Auto Group! 

Our Employee Services team is growing and is currently seeking to fill a newly created position of Group Talent Acquisition Manager to lead and develop the talent acquisition function. 


About Performance Auto Group

Our purpose is to be the preferred automotive group by fostering fair and respectful relationships that positively impact our team, customers, partners, and communities. Our core values as an organization are the principals we were built on that guide us today:

  • Great Experience: Every customer is entitled to a great experience
  • Integrity: We are honest and transparent in our actions
  • Diversity: We are stronger through the inclusion of people, brands and ideas
  • Innovation: We passionately embrace opportunities for new and continuous improvements
  • Empowerment: We encourage and support our people in taking initiative
  • Giving Back: We positively impact the communities in which we live, work and raise families


About You

You embody our core values of great experience, integrity, diversity, innovation, empowerment and giving back.

You are results oriented with a proven track record in candidate sourcing and talent acquisition.

You have strong leadership and project management skills and have experience developing talent acquisition strategies from the ground up.

Here’s what you’ll deliver:

You’ll oversee the development and delivery of strategies, systems and tools to support the attraction and recruitment of top talent. You will implement innovative candidate sourcing strategies for hard to fill roles. Your areas of oversight include talent acquisition including talent attraction, candidate sourcing and early talent partnerships at the highschool and postsecondary level. You will also support activities and initiatives related to employer branding, career development and succession planning.

A key focus will be on developing and implementing key strategies to seek both active and passive candidates in a highly competitive job market. 

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provides strategic and operational oversight and direction for the talent acquisition team
  • Leads, coaches and develops a high performance talent acquisition team that is meeting and exceeding key performance indicators and metrics
  • Ensures team is continually developing innovative recruiting and sourcing strategies for full cycle recruitment of retail, skilled trades and corporate level positions
  • Serves as subject matter expert in talent marketplace trends, the availability of talent and analysis of competitors
  • Engages with business leaders and hiring managers at every level of the organization to discuss workforce staffing needs and implement strategies for full cycle recruitment
  • Develops and implements a roadmap of integrating talent acquisition and employee development approaches to create succession pipelines
  • Supports the development of succession planning programs and career development programs for employees.
  • Drives a world class candidate experience to promote the Performance Auto Group brand
  • Partners with the Director of Employee Services on the development of employer branding initiatives and activities
  • Serve as subject matter expert and system lead on our Applicant Tracking System
  • Manage relationships with recruitment related vendors
  • Partners with the Director of Employee Services in evaluating decisions and results of the department in relation to established goals.
  • Demonstrates utmost professionalism, discretion and confidentiality in the performance of duties.
  • Adheres to all applicable federal and provincial regulations and company policies.
  • Assumes other duties or special projects as directed by Senior Leadership

What do you need to succeed?

  • University Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field
  • CHRP or CHRL designation
  • Minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in Talent Acquisition
  • Talent Acquisition experience in Retail and/or Hospitality considered an asset
  • Strong understanding of automotive dealership operations is highly desirable
  • Exceptional communication skills including written and presentation
  • Demonstrated track record in implementing creative and innovative talent acquisition and candidate sourcing strategies
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced work environment while effectively managing and balancing multiple priorities, stakeholders and deliverables
  • Service oriented with the ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong leadership skills with demonstrated ability to train, coach, evaluate, and improve others
  • Ability to foster a positive and respectful team environment
  • Proficiency in cloud based communications platforms, specifically G Suite applications.

What's in it for you?

  • Excellent management support
  • Vehicle allowance
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Long term disability, Life, AD & D and optional life insurance plan
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan
  • Endless opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Discount on vehicles, service and parts for you and your family
  • Discounts to retailers and service providers across the country
  • Free and engaging employee events
  • Did we mention we love giving back to our communities?!


Performance Auto Group is a leading automotive company in Southern Ontario with over 1700 employees, 22 brands and 34 locations in Brampton, Brantford, Bolton, Grimsby, Mississauga, Oakville, Orangeville, St. Catharines and Toronto. Performance Auto Group also includes AutoPlanet Direct, Ontario's largest indoor used car showroom.

We thank all applicants; however only those contacted for an interview will be considered. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from people with special needs. Accommodations will be provided throughout the selection process as requested. For any inquiries please email us.  

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