Job Placement Consultant – TECHCareers

  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job level Contract

Job Description

Job Placement Consultant – TECHCareers

Are you looking to use your interpersonal skills to make a difference in the community? Do you love connecting with people and helping others reach their employment goals? Do you have the ambition to take on a new role and make it your own?

For over 60 years, Manpower, a global leader in the staffing industry, has been partnering with a diverse client base to create and deliver custom, innovative workforce solutions to help them and you win, in the changing world of work. We are looking for a Job Placement Coordinator to join our Calgary TECHCareer program to help deliver this vision. This is a contract position until March 31, 2022.

In this role you will provide career coaching and direct job placement support to the trainees of the TECHCareers Technology Integrated Training Program, and you will be responsible for the proactive, direct marketing of job seekers to suitable employers for job placement based on their skills, interests and experience.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Directly market program trainees to suitable employers for work experience and job placement
    • Set up and monitor work experience, job shadows and direct job placements for trainees
    • Provide one-on-one assistance and support to trainees as needed in their job search activities
    • Conduct Mock Interviews and Interview preparation activities with trainees as needed
  • Meeting assigned job placement targets
  • Attending career fairs and marketing the program and its clients to prospective employers
  • Source relevant job leads through various methods including but not limited to job boards, hiring fairs, agencies, networking events etc.
    • Work directly with trainees in providing additional job search support as needed in establishing contact with employers for viable work opportunities
  • Providing one on one assistance and support to program clients as needed
  • Providing feedback and support with job search strategies
    • Conducting Mock Interviews and Interview preparation activities with clientsAs our next Job Placement Consultant – TECHCareers you bring:
  • Strong communication and fluency in IT terms
    • Interest and enthusiasm for the Technology Industry
    • Strong Social Media fluency to leverage for the purpose of developing Employer Partnerships
    • Results focused and the ability to meet deadlines
    • Client-focused and able to effectively manage client needs with a high degree of initiative
    • Strong commitment and desire to help others reach their goals
    • Strong knowledge of effective job searching techniques and strategies
    • Ability to exercise a high degree of independent decision making and judgement
    • Communicates in a clear, concise and fluent manner both verbally and in writing with excellent interpersonal skills
    • Excellent presentation and negotiation skills
    • Strong knowledge and interpretation of labour market in the Technology Sector
    • Ability to deal with sensitive and confidential information in a tactful and professional manner
    • Utilizing creativity in order to maximize opportunities
    • Must be a self-starter who is comfortable with direct marketing of clients to employersWhy Manpower?

People, innovation, knowledge.

People are our most valuable asset – we employ people who deliver outstanding results, embrace our values and are passionate about our brand. Manpower Alberta offers a competitive salary, benefits, tuition reimbursement, generous Paid Time Off, and complimentary access to an online training & development center to support your personal and professional development.

We’ve got the right opportunity. Tell us why you’re the right person! If you are excited about this opportunity and you meet the qualifications listed above, please submit your application directly to Jenelle Oystryk at For more information visit our website at

Only qualified candidates will be considered for the opportunity. Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

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