Head of Talent Acquisition

Remote Vancouver, BC

We are looking for a Head of Talent Acquisition to help us achieve our ambitious growth goals that preceded our recent Series C $70M raise. Reporting to our VP, HR, you will have the chance to build a best-in-class Talent Acquisition (TA) function, as we grow within North America and expand globally. As an integral member of our People & Culture team, and leader of the TA team, you will get to lead and drive Canalyst’s overall talent acquisition strategy, owning the candidate life cycle from first touchpoint to onboarding and be the lead TA Partner for select client groups and searches.  


  • Develop and execute a global TA strategy
  • Lead, develop, and grow Canalyst’s TA team and function
  • Design and develop scalable, metrics-driven recruitment practices and processes that deliver an amazing candidate experience and secure great hires
  • Working with our People & Culture team, develop a strategic plan to attract a diverse workforce
  • Working with our Marketing team, develop a strategy to attract candidates with exceptional brand messaging, targeting Canalyst as a top employer
  • Act as the strategic Talent Acquisition Partner and manage the end-to-end recruitment process for select client groups and/or for key hires
  • Champion our Canalyst culture and brand to create an exceptional candidate experience



  • 10+ years’ experience in Talent Acquisition, with demonstrated success hiring in fintech an asset
  • 3+ years people leadership experience
  • Experience in building a TA function, including people, process and technology
  • Experience with global hiring an asset 
  • Strong communication skills, a positive attitude, and team-oriented work ethic
  • Entrepreneurial and results driven, have no problem rolling up your search sleeves when it's time to build your pipeline
  • Experience working with high integrity, both individually and as a team, easily adapting in a fast paced, people-oriented environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail: we put a premium on accuracy
  • A university or college degree or diploma in HR, recruitment, or relevant/equivalent work experience



  • You're a strategic thinker, someone who enjoys partnering with executives and senior leaders to successfully scale our business 
  • You're excited about being a part of the strategic vision, owning and building out the talent function for our teams
  • You're eager to have the autonomy to help us scale globally
  • You're confident acting as the designated partner for our leaders, utilizing your knowledge and experience to impact performance and growth  



  • Growth opportunities in a well-funded, high-growth company that’s aiming to be the new fundamental dataset of record 
  • Autonomy to create your own schedule and do your best work
  • Education & learning stipend for personal growth and development
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, and mental health


  • We recognize the advantages of working flexibly. We have two offices located in New York, NY and Vancouver, BC, and our team works both remotely and in the office
  • We're a championship team, each of us with an integral role in building and running Canalyst
  • We celebrate authenticity and value the unique experience and contribution of every team member
  • We work together towards the shared goals of solving our clients problems and building a world-class business
  • We value autonomy and responsibility in a way that empowers each member of our team to do their best work
  • We’re committed to ongoing personal and professional growth and we back it up with a learning stipend, lunch and learns, and guest speakers 
  • We support your development by providing ongoing feedback, career development, and weekly 1-on-1s 
  • We’ll set you up to work remotely and effectively with all the equipment you need
  • We keep you in the loop through quarterly updates and our company-wide annual retreat to celebrate big wins and milestones

Don't see a job that fits your skills? Email us directly at careers@canalyst.com.

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