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Job Title
Talent Acquisition Specialist x 2
Employment Type
Contract
Experience
5 to 8 years
Salary
R279
Job Published
29 August 2021
Job Reference No.
1716256140

Job Description

Responsible for leading and driving talent resourcing initiatives and position the Brand. Collaborate with respective business stakeholders to understand their talent needs and align resourcing strategies to meet the people plans. Ensure customer obsession and adopt the best recruitment approaches to drive a seamless candidate experience.

Key accountabilities and decision ownership:
• Collaborate with business to develop and cultivate excellent working relationships to build in-depth understanding of requirements in order to plan sourcing strategies
• Build talent pipelines for future needs.
• Lead and coordinate end-to-end talent acquisition services including being accountable for proactively communicating and updating key stakeholders
• Consult with the business to support targeted attraction strategies for relevant business area based on the business drivers/strategy, research and analysis.
• Pro-active sourcing of candidates via internal databases, alternate sourcing channels, referrals, talent days and talent mapping exercises in order to meet client requirements.
• Provide market trends and analysis on a regular basis, utilising these insights to influence recruitment plans.
• Engage with preferred suppliers where necessary and build working relationships to deliver the right talent for the business.
• Accountable for resourcing reporting, including analysis of performance against KPIs and insights to shape the business area to further shape the business area specific resourcing strategy.
• Provide an exceptional candidate experience throughout the recruitment process.
• Assist with the alignment and achievement of Business Area Transformation targets through targeted sourcing and shortlisting.

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:
• Experienced talent acquisition specialist who has managed significant portfolios of complex recruitment for a demanding client base with a deep functional expertise
• Customer obsessed with experience of delivering a customer centric resourcing service and demonstrate innovation to problem solving as well as service delivery.
• Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
• An effective and persuasive communicator who seeks insight into the business needs and acts as a knowledgeable advisor, as well as liaise and influence at senior level.
• Strong networker, who adapts well to changing priorities, demonstrates resilience, flexibility and energy.
• Ability to analyse recruitment data and trends and to implement corrective actions.
• Commercial Acumen
• Experience in dealing with tight deadlines in a fast moving environment and dealing with complex roles and business areas

Must have technical / professional qualifications:

• Matric / Grade 12 or SAQA Accredited Equivalent*
• Minimum of a B Degree with HR specialization or SAQA Accredited Equivalent*
• 5-8 years' experience in recruitment industry
• Experience in developing and delivering recruitment strategies and processes to improve outcomes.
• Experience in research, market mapping, and stakeholder management

Core competencies, knowledge and experience:
• Experienced talent acquisition specialist who has managed significant portfolios of complex recruitment for a demanding client base with a deep functional expertise
• Customer obsessed with experience of delivering a customer centric resourcing service and demonstrate innovation to problem solving as well as service delivery.
• Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment.
• An effective and persuasive communicator who seeks insight into the business needs and acts as a knowledgeable advisor, as well as liaise and influence at senior level.
• Strong networker, who adapts well to changing priorities, demonstrates resilience, flexibility and energy.
• Ability to analyse recruitment data and trends and to implement corrective actions.
• Commercial AcumenTransformation candidates

  • Skills- IT Recruitment hardware and software
  • Looking for proactive recruiters
  • Head hunting
  • Talent mapping
  • Ability to use and source talent on Github
  • Industry: Telecommunications

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