Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job title: Talent Acquisition Specialist
Contract type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: SGD8,000 - SGD12,000 per month
Reference: A003845
Contact name: Mark Ellwood
Contact email:
Published: 2 months ago

Job description

​About our client

Our client is a rapidly expanding advisory firm within the energy sector. They are looking to hire a Head of Talent Acquisition for APAC.

About the role

This is a newly created role so they need someone who is independent, can set up processes and have excellent stakeholder management skills.

Individuals who have experience working in either: a start-up organization, a rapidly growing firm, management consulting or professional services company would be preferable.

Prior experience in Early Career/Campus hiring would be beneficial.

Your responsibilities

  • Work with the business to design and implement hiring strategy for the APAC region within your area of responsibility.

  • Liaise with the Practice Group and leadership team to set and manage expectations around recruiting process, develop job descriptions and execute against targets.

  • Manage all aspects of the recruitment cycle for assigned practices including: job postings, resume review, up front screen calls, interviewing and offer process.

  • Responsible in managing the recruiting pipeline to meet recruiting targets and provide regular status reports.

  • Manage communications with candidates, acting as the ‘face of the company’ and ensuring a superior candidate experience.

  • Maintain accurate records in the firm’s Applicant Tracking System to ensure accurate reporting.

  • Act as single point of contact for designated candidates for all recruiting related questions and concerns.

  • Review performance of existing sourcing channels to provide guidance/ expertise on sourcing channels appropriate to the Hiring Manager’s requirements.

  • Participate in projects and/or initiatives within or outside the team and any other duties as required.

  • Coordinate pre-employment checks for external candidates as required.

  • Participate in recruiting events and sourcing activities as required.

  • Develop the region's graduate hiring programme.

You will have

  • Minimum of 4 years of recruitment experience in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.

  • Recruiting experience in agency, management consulting, start-up, professional services or energy related firm would be preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to deal with people at all levels across a multicultural environment.

  • Strong service focus – dedicated to meeting the expectations of all staff, securing effective relationships with internal clients and executing deliverables to the highest standards.

  • Poise and judgment.

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical and communication skills.

  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to successfully handle multiple tasks simultaneously, balancing competing priorities.

  • Ability to work independently, but also as part of a highly collaborative team.

  • High level of energy, creativity and initiative-taking.

  • Ability to maintain and respect confidentiality.

  • Proactive team player who has experience of and has enjoyed working as part of a team.

  • Ability to juggle several tasks at once, to prioritize and manage their own time.

  • Ability to manage a heavy work volume and meet deadlines in an extremely fast paced environment.

  • Methodical, organized, excellent attention.

  • Flexible attitude, hard-working and results driven.

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