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

​About You

  • 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.