TALENT ACQUISITION OFFICER

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JOB TITLE:  Talent Acquisition Officer

JOB FUNCTION: Human Resources / Recruitment

JOB LEVEL: Mid-Level

INDUSTRY: HR Consultancy

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:  Full-time

REPORTS TO: Sr. Consultant

LOCATION:  Accra, Tema, Ghana (remote role)

START DATE: January 2022

Summary and Corporate Profile:

An international Human Resource and Marketing consultancy is seeking a Talent Acquisition Officer to identify, acquire, assess, and hire candidates to fill open positions for clients. The Talent Acquisition Officer is responsible for learning and managing an ongoing cycle of processes related to attracting, sourcing, recruiting and hiring suitable employees.

 

The ideal candidate must ensure the staffing needs of our clients are being met, with a long-term talent strategy in mind. Also, must be knowledgeable with ATS and CRM and savvy in using digital to achieve results.

Role Description and Responsibilities

  • Consult with leaders, hiring managers and human resources team on position descriptions, requisition creation, compensation and sourcing strategies.

  • Devise and implement effective sourcing strategies and processes to attract a diverse pool of qualified and capable talent.

  • Form close relationships with department supervisors and hiring managers to ensure clear candidate/interviewer expectations.

  • Continuously develop and actively build a database/pipeline of candidates.

  • Place and update all job postings in various Media including internet/intranet sites, social networks, community boards and staffing partners.

  • Recruit and perform talent acquisition activities such as resume/CV review, preliminary and virtual candidate interviews, recommend final selection of applicants and close qualified candidates.

  • Develop pre-screening and interview questionnaires as well as other standardized screening techniques.

  • Assess the skills, qualifications, experience, interest, personality and salary requirements of potential candidates.

  • Arrange pre-employment testing, background and reference screenings.

  • Organize and attend job fairs and recruitment events to build a strong candidate pipeline.

  • Keep records of all materials used for recruitment, including interview notes and related paperwork, to share with key stakeholders.

  • Ensure proper onboarding for new hires and the necessary paperwork is completed promptly and accurately.

  • Manage the employer and employee relationship.

  • Use methods such as branding and marketing to attract the best and brightest talent.

  • Attend client meetings and facilitate staff meetings.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Experience and Education

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in business with a concentration in HR Management or related field a plus.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of talent acquisition or similar role required.

  • Technical recruiting experience a plus.

  • Experience with full-cycle recruiting, using various interview techniques and evaluation methods.

  • Professional Certification (ex: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) credential preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Research and organizational skills

  • Communicate and effectively “sell” an organization’s value proposition.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Familiarity with social media, C.V. databases, and professional networks

  • Knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems

  • Knowledge of Google applications and tools

  • Experience in using Talent Solutions to proactively source candidates

  • Proficiency in documenting processes and keeping up with industry trends.

  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills. communication skills

  • Must be innovative and a forward thinker.

  • Ability to function well in a high-performance environment.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

  • Ability to work remotely without supervision.

  • Ability to browse and navigate the Internet.

Business Behaviors

  • Ability to deliver quality service to multiple clients.

  • Ability to effectively use technology to achieve talent acquisition results.

  • Client focused with the ability to build excellent working relationships.

  • Ability to influence decision making.

  • Ability to provide international standard service.

 

Interacts with:


Internal: 

  • CEO and Sr. Consultant

  • HR Department

  • Finance Department

  • Marketing Department

  • Non-Management Staff

  • All other functions/departments

External:

  • Consulting Partners and Affiliates

  • 3rd party organizations

  • Government ministries, departments and agencies

  • Clients

  • All other external correspondence

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Salary and Other Benefits

Competitive base and commission on roles filled.

  • Training and Development

  • Statutory Leave Days

  • Pension

  • Other benefits

APPLICATION MODE

Please e-mail your CV & Cover Letter to us at ­­­­­jobs@kusiconsulting.com with the subject 'Talent Acquisition Officer’. Please ensure that your CV demonstrates how your experience‚ skills and abilities meet the selection criteria set out above. We will ONLY contact candidates who meet our criteria for the above role description.