Talent Acquisition Manager
Electronic Arts 3.9188 reviews - Burnaby, BC

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EA has an exciting opportunity for a Talent Acquisition Manager. In this key role you will be leading a team of recruiters and will lead, administer and manage the recruitment programs for various EA Studios groups based out of Vancouver, BC. The successful candidate will have a proven track record designing and implementing major recruiting strategies. The position will require in-depth experience and technical strength in recruiting, communication, staffing technology, administration, vendor negotiation, cost containment and team management as part of the HR function.


  • Develop strategies to source, attract, screen, recruit and select high quality candidates for positions within EA Studios throughout North America
  • Focus on implementing programs to both increase both operational effectiveness and efficiencies * Managing a workforce with recruiters in multiple locations (Canada/U.S.)
  • Driving strategy and execution for large scale recruitment initiatives across multiple locations
  • Leading, growing, and motivating a team of recruiters

Duties include:

  • Partnering with Human Resources business partners on hiring strategies, compensation plans and headcount planning
  • Provide leadership and guidance to your team in driving the recruiting process from sourcing to candidate acceptance.
  • Negotiate and close candidates you are personally working with and advise your team in negotiating strategies as well.
  • Establish and maintain solid working relationships with hiring managers, HR business partners, finance and executive management.
  • Continued evaluation and maintenance of recruitment programs within your team; including performance metrics, applicant tracking, data integrity and meeting agreed upon SLA's to the business. * Be viewed as a positive thought leader and one focused on customer excellence
  • Provide leadership and direction to your team and peers, as well as cross functional leadership to human resources partners as it relates to recruitment programs.


  • 8+ years of recruiting experience and with strong demonstration of recruitment leadership excellence.
  • Previous experience in managing a direct recruitment team preferred
  • Proven abilities to attract passive candidates.
  • A clear communicator with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple projects across multiple business lines in a fast paced environment.
  • Proven track record of developing & influencing recruiting best practices and implementation of those practices across client groups.
  • Proven ability to work with senior level candidates and hiring managers
  • Excellent Organizational skills
  • Excellent Oral and Written communication skills
  • Ability to manage through change with little supervision and work independently
  • Self-motivated, positive and flexible outlook
  • High commitment to excellence and customer service
  • Ability to multi-task.

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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for...