Nova Scotia


Consultant, Career Transition

Does the idea of helping people navigate their career after experiencing job loss interest you? Are you able to balance your strong administrative skills and attention to detail with an empathetic approach that ensures clients feel heard and supported? If this sounds like you, read on to learn what it takes to become a Consultant with Atlantic Canada’s leading Career Transition practice, based in Halifax, NS.

In joining KBRS, you will become a part of the region’s largest recruitment, career transition and HR consulting organization, operating with the highest professional standards since 1975. You will work alongside a team of professionals who are motivated, curious, caring, conscientious, energetic, organized and collaborative.

As a Consultant you will play a key role in our career transition practice, ensuring we delivery outstanding service. Reporting to the Managing Partner leading the practice, you will work closely with other consultants and associates to advise clients impacted by job loss and to organizations looking for outplacement/Career Transition support.

Key Responsibilities include:

• Providing guidance and advice to career transition clients as they navigate job search or retirement;
• Build and maintain long term relationships with employers across the region;
• Supporting and advising employers in preparing to deliver work termination messages;
• Occasionally, offering real-time support to impacted employees during the delivery of a work termination message;
• Providing time-sensitive resume development/writing support, cover letter feedback, and reviewing and providing advice on LinkedIn profiles for clients;
• Acting as primary point of contact for organizational and retail inquiries for Career Transition in Atlantic Canada
• Supporting the coordination and delegation of work to a team of Atlantic Canadian consultants and associates - by working in collaboration with our Client Service Coordinator - and providing guidance and resources as needed;
• Maintaining accurate client records through data management and liaising with finance and accounting to ensure accurate invoicing;
• Contributing to proposal development and business development efforts.


The ideal candidate will have:

• Well-developed active listening skills and demonstrated ability to discuss challenging situations with tact, discretion and a high degree of empathy;
• Well-developed problem solving and analytical thinking capabilities;
• Experience working in a complex and fast-paced environment with competing priorities;
• A passion for quality client services and be driven to deliver exceptional work; and
• A Postsecondary Degree.
• Previous experience in a client services role, ideally in a professional services environment;
• Direct experience in recruitment or vocational counselling is preferred;
• A strong understanding of formatting and editing in Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be comfortable formatting complex documents in a timely fashion;
• High attention to detail and proficient in data entry;

To express interest in this opportunity please apply online by clicking “Apply Now”.

To learn more about this opportunity please contact Alison Chandler at achandler@kbrs.ca. If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Alison know.

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