The Talent Acquisition Specialist will be responsible for sourcing, screening, and interviewing candidates, coordinating with hiring managers to assess their staffing needs and develop recruitment strategies, and ensuring a positive candidate experience throughout the recruitment process.
Detailed Responsibilities & Tasks
- Collaborate with hiring managers to determine staffing needs, job specifications, and requirements for each position.
- Develop and implement recruitment strategies to attract top-quality candidates, including sourcing, social media campaigns, job fairs, and employee referrals.
- Screen resumes and applications, and conduct pre-screening interviews to assess candidate qualifications, experience, and fit for the role and the organisation.
- Coordinate and schedule interviews with hiring managers and interview panels.
- Conduct reference checks and background screenings on selected candidates.
- Facilitate the hiring process, including preparing job offers, negotiating terms and conditions of employment.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date recruitment data in the applicant tracking system.
- Continuously monitor and evaluate recruitment practices to ensure effectiveness and identify areas for improvement.
- Manage a framework that outlines all the business recruitment methods and practices.
- Understanding business needs.
- Create advertisements.
- Post jobs online and on various job boards.
- Analyse recruitment strategy for the group.
- Work alongside People Director and People Manager to provide a complex HR structure.
- Works closely with management and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.
- Determine hiring needs in South Africa/ Headhunt the best talent globally.
- Screening resumes.
- Coordinate screenings and interviews.
- Conduct background and reference checks.
- Conduct onboarding process and ensure that all new staff have access to trainings and policies and procedures.
- Introduce new starters to the values and culture of IDR Group.
- Support the global team with People/Recruitment related queries.
- Bachelor’s degree in HR, business, or related field
- Minimum of 3 years of experience in talent acquisition or recruitment, preferably in a large organisation
- Proactive, organised, working efficiently and accurately within defined processes.
- Proactively suggest process & system improvements in order to maximise efficiency.
- Take initiative, solution-oriented thinker who is approachable to all staff.
- Excellent communicator, self-starting & capable of working with light supervision.
- Competent & knowledgeable team member who understands both system and process.
- Maintain strong relationships with management, ensuring discretion is adhered to at all times.