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National Program Lead, Indigenous Recruitment

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Date Posted: Sep 17, 2021

Reference Code: 68965-en_US

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Multiple Locations, Canada 
All Available Locations: Alma; Amos; Bas St-Laurent; Brossard; Burlington; Bécancour; Calgary; Chicoutimi; Dolbeau; Drummondville; Edmonton; Farnham; Fredericton; Gatineau; Granby; Grand-Mère; Halifax; Havre-Saint-Pierre; Hawkesbury; Jonquière; Kanata; Kitchener; La Baie; La Sarre; Langley; Laval; London; Markham; Matane; Mississauga; Moncton; Montreal; New Richmond; Niagara; Normandin; Ottawa; Prince Albert; Prince George; Quebec City; Regina; Rimouski; Roberval; Rouyn-Noranda; Saguenay; Saint John; Saint-Hyacinthe; Saskatoon; Sept-Îles; Shawinigan; Sherbrooke; St-Félicien; St. John's; Toronto; Trois-Pistoles; Trois-Rivières; Val D'Or; Vancouver; Vaughan; Victoria; Windsor; Winnipeg 

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At Deloitte Canada we are seeking individuals with a passion for recruitment and finding world class Indigenous talent wherever it may reside.

What will your typical day look like?

As the National Program Lead, Indigenous Recruitment at Deloitte you will run an end to end recruitment process for Indigenous peoples for our Canadian practice. Our team works hand in hand with our Hiring Managers to understand business needs and develop a pipeline of qualified candidates. You will leverage your sourcing skills to attract active and passive Indigenous candidates while having access to tools to help you run an efficient interview process.


In this role you will support the Talent team and Deloitte Indigenous team; key responsibilities include assisting in the execution of Deloitte Canada’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) based on the guiding commitments and targets under the employment pillar to build out the firm’s recruitment strategy. You will join a team leading Deloitte’s Indigenous strategy to help embed reconciliation across internal functions of the firm. This will entail providing strategic guidance to build out the strategy, while engaging internal committees supporting Indigenous employment. The National Program Lead, Indigenous Recruitment will connect Indigenous communities and organizations to opportunities within the firm and strengthen current partnerships to build brand eminence. They will act as a subject matter expert to share best practices on policies and guidelines as it relates to Indigenous peoples while providing feedback on outreach strategies to increase Indigenous representation across all areas of the firm.

About the team

As part of the Talent Acquisition team at Deloitte, National Program Lead, Indigenous Recruitment works in partnership with internal clients to develop tailored recruitment strategies. As part of this group, you can help shape the future of the largest professional services firms in Canada while working with some of the most energetic, talented and creative minds in the business. Here, the opportunities for career growth and professional development are limitless.

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

You are someone who is/has:

  • Experienced in driving change in an organization and fostering strong relationships with senior stakeholders across a specific service line
  • Experienced working with Indigenous communities through building and developing relationships with key organizations through engagement and outreach
  • A minimum 5 years combined experience working in a contingency/retained search environment coupled with corporate experience
  • Superior client management skills, able to effectively and persuasively present information and ability to interpret business needs based on shared information
  • Demonstrated interest and commitment to furthering reconciliation with Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples
  • Knowledge and experience navigating through a complex, professional environment
  • A strong preference for individuals with proven experience delivering high quality candidates in a fast-paced professional environment
  • Be a continuous learner, highly analytical, with good conceptual and critical thinking skills
  • Bilingualism (English, French, and/or any Indigenous language) is an asset

Why Deloitte?

Launch your career with The One Firm where you can make an impact that matters in a way that you never thought possible. With endless opportunities at every turn, and a culture built to support and develop our people to be the very best they can be, Deloitte is The One Firm for you to learn, grow, create, connect, and lead. We do this by making three commitments to you:

  • You will lead at every level: We grow the world’s best leaders so you can achieve the impact you seek, faster.
  • You can work your way: We give you the means to be flexible in how you need and want to work, and we have innovative spaces, arrangements and the mindset to help you be wildly successful.
  • You will feel included and inspired: We create a deep sense of belonging where you can bring your whole self to work.

The next step is yours

Sound like The One Firm. For You?

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 that represents the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes candidates from Indigenous communities in support of living our values and our commitments to our Reconciliation Action Plan . We encourage you to connect with us at if you require an accommodation in the recruitment process, or need this job posting in an alternative format. 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.


Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.

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