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We’re one of Canada’s largest pension investment managers, with CAD$230.5 billion of net assets as at March 31, 2022.

We invest funds for the pension plans of the federal public service, the Canadian Forces, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Reserve Force. Headquartered in Ottawa, PSP Investments has its principal business office in Montréal and offices in New York, London and Hong Kong.

Capturing and leading complex global investments requires us to work as one to seize valuable opportunities, in close collaboration with some of the world’s top companies. At PSP, you’ll join a team of motivated and engaged professionals, dedicated to propelling our organization further than ever before.



At PSP, we encourage our employees to grow, forge powerful relationships, contribute and fuel inspired investment launchpads. We are committed to a culture that fosters collaboration and allows us to think beyond, in an interconnected way. We advocate for our employees to speak-up, learn, experiment, share, and be part of an inclusive work environment where diversity is embraced.


As a Senior Advisor or Advisor, Talent Acquisition, Temporary Long Term, you’ll:

  • Lead end-to-end recruitment, which will include working closely with Hiring Managers and their respective teams to develop a recruitment strategy, conduct market mapping (internally and externally), source (headhunt) talent, manage the interview process and take a leading role in candidate offer discussions/negotiations

  • Contribute to the design, implementation and ongoing management of a proactive pipelining/sourcing approach for our business groups, in alignment with PSP business objectives and workforce planning (diversity, critical roles, future skill sets)

  • Identify critical competencies for assessing candidates and act as a trusted advisor in helping our business groups to more consistently identify and measure candidate’s capabilities and potential through objective and unbiased processes, with an eye for building diverse, agile teams.

  • Develop strong partnerships with our global search firm partners, to ensure we are delivering a consistent, on-brand experience for both candidates and our businesses and maximizing positive outcomes

  • Partner with our Campus recruitment colleagues to assist at relevant recruitment events where needed and to leverage campus activity as a future pipeline for experienced hiring needs

  • Collaborate effectively across HR teams (HRBPs, Compensation/Global Mobility, Talent Management, HR Systems/Operations).

  • Commit to learning and leveraging our primary recruitment systems (Workday Recruitment and LinkedIn Recruiter), with an appreciation for the desired analytics and reporting outputs that will help to measure our progress and provide valuable insights

  • Convert industry research and day-to-day activity into meaningful market insights for our HR/ Business groups.


  • University degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience;

  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of experience, doing end-to-end talent acquisition, ideally with a mix of search firm (agency) and corporate (in-house) recruiting;

  • Proven experience recruiting (headhunting) for low-volume, niche roles, within a sophisticated, high-performance environment;

  • Experience in the field of finance or investment considered desirable (but not essential);

  • Strong candidate management skills and an ability to negotiate more complex compensation;

  • Proven ability to be creative and resourceful in utilizing tools and systems to directly source candidates against open roles and to cultivate longer-term relationships for future needs;

  • Agile, service-oriented, team-player;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and French.

We offer a competitive total rewards and benefits package* designed to attract and retain top talent, reward performance, and reinforce business strategies and priorities. Beyond salary and incentive pay eligibility, your package includes:

  • A flexible hybrid work model with a mix of in-office and remote days based on business groups, teams, and roles, including a periodic allowance to support any hybrid related needs

  • Competitive pension plans

  • Comprehensive group insurance plans

  • Unlimited access to virtual healthcare services and wellness programs

  • Generous and inclusive paid family leave

  • Vacation days available on day one with additional vacation days on milestone service anniversaries, and summer Friday afternoons off

  • Investment in career development

*Benefits package may vary based on your employee type.

At PSP, we aim to provide an inclusive workplace where we leverage diversity and where everyone feels valued, safe, respected and empowered to grow. As part of this leadership commitment, we strongly encourage applications from all qualified applicants and strive to offer an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. If you require any accommodation for any part of the recruitment process, please let us know.

Vaccination: We are committed to a healthy and safe work environment. As a Canadian Crown Corporation with offices around the world, we adhere to Canadian and local government guidelines regarding COVID-19. Vaccination is not currently a mandatory employment criteria. However, this is subject to change, depending on Canadian and local government guidelines.