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Recruitment Officer

Posted on: Tuesday 10th October 2017

Human Resources

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for driving and implementing the frontline recruitment strategy for the business.
  • Consulting with managers to understand staff requirements and specific job objectives.
  • Ensure that all open positions are approved in line with the defined approval and headcount process.
  • Writing and posting job descriptions on job boards, company website, social media etc.
  • Source candidates by using databases and social media.
  • Evaluate and screen CV’s / Job applications.  
  • Use recruiting tools like tests and assignments to assess candidates’ skills
  • Conduct phone, Skype and/or in-person interviews.
  • Provide a shortlist of qualified candidates to hiring manager.
  • Assist the hiring team with recruiting methods and interview questions.
  • Managing relationships with recruitment agencies.
  • Process all agency invoices and ensure that recruitment activities are cost effective and in line with pre-approved budget allocation.
  • Contact new employees and prepare onboarding sessions.
  • Prepare new hire paperwork ensuring legislation requirements are met.
  • Maintain a complete record of interviews and new hires.
  • Stay up-to-date with current recruiting methods.
  • Attend job fairs and careers events as required.
  • To maintain and update HR recruitment policies and procedures in line with best practice.
  • To assist in producing HR management information, statistics and reports within agreed time frames.
  • To keep up to date with all relevant HR developments within the industry.
  • Develop relevant Metrics and Reporting for recruitment.
  • Work closely and flexibly with other HR team members.
  • Other ad hoc duties as assigned by the Head of HR.

Key Requirements

  • Previous recruitment experience is essential and experience in managing high volume recruiting is a distinct advantage.
  • Proven ability working in a fast paced environment and managing multiple tasks and priorities.
  • Highly motivated and a dynamic ‘can do’ attitude with an ability to work independently to deliver results.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong ability to establish and maintain effective relationships throughout the organisation.
  • Ability to effectively manage tasks, including following up on outstanding action items.
  • Exercises discretion when dealing with sensitive information regarding candidates and employees.
  • Solid knowledge of HR policies and best practices.
  • Hands on experience with various selection processes like phone interviews and reference checks.
  • Ability to conduct different types of interviews (e.g. structured, competency based and behavioral).
  • Familiarity with HR databases, applicant tracking systems and candidate management systems
  • Ability to use psychometric tests and other assessment tools.
  • Familiarity with social media tools.
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