Talent Acquisition Specialist (Recruiter)

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Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Jun 24, 2020
Category HR & Recruitment Jobs
Job Type Full-time


We are looking for a Talent Specialist to join the Solid team. HR is very old school something we not!

The Talent Specialist responsibilities include designing career paths, overseeing all talent functions and crafting strategies that meet our business goals. A focus point will be learning and development with a key focus point on formulating and driving KPI’s within the teams.

Another focus point will be to promote our company as a great place to work (which will be easy because it is!) You’ll do this by creating engaging content and building relationships with potential candidates.

Ultimately, you will help us establish a strong employer brand to attract and retain top talent.

If you think you’re able to help us transform (we’ve given you a great head start) our organization into a modern, productive and inclusive workspace, we’d like to meet you.

Talent Acquisition – Find talent with Solid’s DNA

Crafting talent acquisition strategies to build strong pipelines for future hiring needs
Enrich our careers page and social media accounts with multimedia, posts and employee testimonials
Interview candidates during various hiring stages, including phone, first-round and second-round interviews
Shape the profile of our ideal candidate to ensure our recruiting strategies address the right audience
Talent Development – Set the team up for success

Refining and continuously improving the onboarding experience of new talent
Work with leads to refine and improve KPI’s
Formulate and drive training and development programs
Plan and manage regular employee performance evaluations
Formulate career development plans which focuses on up skilling and qualifications
Nurture our culture of growth and learning
Develop talent policies and culture code for our company
Craft job descriptions that describe our benefits and company culture
Organizing and overseeing individual and team training programs
Build succession plans
Re-onboard team members that require a refresher of company culture
Create organizational charts and define each position’s responsibilities
Talent Wellness – Bring our culture to life

Promote inclusion in the workplace and reinforce our position as an equal opportunity employer
Identify and promote the top reasons why employees stay with our company to attract potential candidates
Develop content that illustrates our life at work (for example, blog posts, videos and infographics)
Analyze the effectiveness of our talent procedures and tools
Update our employee handbook and company rituals
Develop employee retention programs and team-building activities
Coach employees and act as their consultant regarding learning and development activities
What skills do I need?

Proven work experience as an internal recruiter, recruiter or similar role
Advanced knowledge of talent sourcing techniques
Experience in strategic talent planning
In-depth knowledge of all HR functions
Hands-on experience with HR software
Good understanding of labor legislation
Excellent leadership abilities
Excellent communication and persuasion abilities (particularly when making cold calls and sending recruiting emails)
Time-management skills with the ability to handle multiple open roles simultaneously
Solid understanding of full-cycle recruiting
Experience using various interview formats (e.g. phone, structured, group)
Familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems and resume databases

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