Senior Specialist, Onboarding

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Date: Sep 14, 2022

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Deloitte

Job Type: Permanent 
Reference code: 115044   
Primary Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Calgary, AB; Brossard, QC; Burlington, ON; Edmonton, AB; Fredericton, NB; Halifax, NS; Kanata, ON; Kitchener, ON; Laval, QC; Moncton, NB; Montreal, QC; Ottawa, ON; Quebec City, QC; Regina, SK; Saint John, NB; Saskatoon, SK; St. John's, NL; Toronto, ON; Vancouver, BC; Vaughan, ON; Victoria, BC; Winnipeg, MB 


Our Purpose


At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

  • Enjoy flexible, proactive, and practical benefits that foster a culture of well-being and connectedness.
  • Build a network of colleagues for life
  • Be part of a firm that leads the way and pushes themselves to look like contemporary Canada.

What will your typical day look like?

The Onboarding Senior Consultant within People Experience provides support to deliver the firm’s immersive, seamless, digital, “wow” experience where newcomers are valued, connected, and empowered to serve the firm and our clients. To achieve this, you will:

•    Support the implementation of a compelling new joiner year-1 onboarding journey, from pre-boarding to their first anniversary – enabling an exceptional employee experience;
•    Coordinate and administer efficient and effective operational HR activities including organizing and facilitating virtual new hire orientation;
•    Support the maintenance of thought ware to support successful management of onboarding activities;
•    Work as part of a cross-functional team across the culture & people function to achieve our operational and strategic priorities;
•    Apply your HR knowledge to solve non-standard problems for internal clients; 
•    Provide subject matter expertise and quality review work created by the General Inquiry Services team when required;
•    Respond to and redirect HR inquiries appropriately. 
•    Identify enhancements in support of creating efficiencies;
•    Provide support for employees as they begin and while they are on parental or illness leaves, including frequent points of communication;
•    Additional duties and participation in projects as required.

About the team

Join the People Experience team! People Experience delivers HR inquiry, specialized, advisory, and people leader services from a centralized function to support employees, provide a scalable platform to respond to changing business needs, and drive continuous improvement across the Culture and People Office function. The team is a steward of the employee experience, delivering the end-to-end talent lifecycle through defined processes that are standard for all business segments, and establishing Program Services to support complex, escalated, or strategic process/cycle needs.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You are someone who has:

•    A relevant Degree (CHRP designation is an asset);
•    4 – 5 years HR experience, with demonstrated knowledge of human resource functions (e.g. performance management, talent development, policy development, succession planning, compensation, onboarding or recruitment strategy);
•    Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, which you use to forge strong connections and work collaboratively across all levels of the firm; 
•    Proven experience using data and analytics to provide insights, analyze trends and support leaders to make decisions;
•    Effective writing and editing skills and the ability to prepare clear and compelling presentation materials and reports in support of HR activities;
•    High degree of empathy, ability to maintain confidentiality and the ability to effectively leverage centers of expertise to meet business requirements;
•    Passionate about the employee experience, approaching the challenge from a user-centric design perspective, and bringing fresh ideas and creative thinking to the table; 
•    Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
•    Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset.
•    Experience with HRIS (PeopleSoft), ATS (SuccessFactors) and Case Management system (ServiceNow) is an asset.


Our promise to our people: Deloitte is where potential comes to life.


Be yourself, and more.

We are a group of talented people who want to learn, gain experience, and develop skills. Wherever you are in your career, we want you to advance.

You shape how we make impact.

Diverse perspectives and life experiences make us better. Whoever you are and wherever you’re from, we want you to feel like you belong here. We provide flexible working options to support you and how you can contribute. Be the leader you want to be.

Be the leader you want to be

Some guide teams, some change culture, some build essential expertise. We offer opportunities and experiences that support your continuing growth as a leader.

Have as many careers as you want.

We are uniquely able to offer you new challenges and roles – and prepare you for them. We bring together people with unique experiences and talents, and we are the place to develop a lasting network of friends, peers, and mentors. Our TVP is about relationships – between leaders and their people, the firm and its people, peers, and within in our communities.

The next step is yours


At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
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