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Talent Acquisition Specialist
Leading Food Manufacturing Company
 Duty Station: Khartoum North
 Closing Date: 31 July 2019


The role of Talent Acquisition Specialist is to strive to find top talents in all facets of our organizationand to deliver recruiting success. This role will be critical in hiring the best possible talentsthrough traditional sourcing strategies as well as developing new, innovative and creative recruitingideas.Talent Acquisition Specialist provides customer service for prospective employees throughout the recruiting process. In order to facilitate a pleasant experience for job candidates, they must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be able to build relationships. Motivated and ambitious, Talent Acquisition Specialists are also results-driven go-getters. They are well-organized and always professional. A Talent Acquisition Specialist facilitates the effective staffing of a company or organization. They do this by assessing the staffing needs of their company and then identifying and recruiting talented individuals to fill those needs. Talent Acquisition Specialists also participate in the interviewing and hiring process.

 Duties and responsibilities:

Talent Acquisition Specialist Main Job Responsibilities:

  • Achieves staffing objectives by recruiting and evaluating job candidates
  • Using traditional and new sourcing methodology to find top talent
  • Advising and supporting  managers on recruitment and transfer issues
  • Prepare and make job offers and contracts
  • Coordinate processing of new hire paperwork; schedule for onboarding orientation
  • Keeping effective relationships with recruitment Agencies in Sudan and abroad.

Talent Acquisition SpecialistJob Duties:

  • Establishes recruiting requirements by studying organization plans and objectives; meeting with managers to discuss needs.
  • Builds applicant sources by researching and contacting community colleges, employment agencies, recruiters, media, and internet sites; providing organization information, opportunities, and benefits; making presentations; maintaining rapport.
  • Reviewing with the concerned department’s job descriptions for each new position.
  • Determines applicant requirements by studying job description and job qualifications.
  • Attracts applicants by placing job advertisements; contacting recruiters, using newsgroups and job sites.
  • Determines applicant qualifications by interviewing applicants; analyzing responses; verifying references; comparing qualifications to job requirements.
  • Arranges management interviews by coordinating schedules.
  • Evaluates applicants by discussing job requirements and applicant qualifications with managers; interviewing applicants on consistent set of qualifications.
  • Manages new employee relocation by determining new employee requirements; providing community introductions.
  • Improves organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices; monitoring job offers and compensation practices; emphasizing benefits and perks.
  • Avoids legal challenges by understanding current legislation; enforcing regulations with managers; recommending new procedures; conducting training.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplishes human resources and organization mission by completing related results as needed.


Talent Acquisition Specialist Duties and Responsibilities in detail:

In order to identify and recruit successful employees, a Talent Acquisition Specialist performs many different tasks.

Work with Hiring Managers

Talent Acquisition Specialists must work very closely with hiring managers to ensure that they adequately understand the needs of the manager and the requirements and expectations of the job. Once they have a good understanding of the position, they can effectively assess applicants in regard to whether or not they would be able to perform well in the position. It’s critical that they develop and keep strong relationships with the hiring managers.

Source Candidates

The Talent Acquisition Specialist must source and recruit candidates using a variety of outlets, such as job postings and social media, while effectively targeting the right kinds of candidates for the job. Throughout this process, they develop relationships with prospective talent. Talent Acquisition Specialists also seek out and recommend creative and innovative new ways of sourcing talent.

Screen, Interview, and Assess Candidates

Typically, Talent Acquisition Specialists schedule all interviews and then prepare and advise their candidates beforehand. They review resumes, cover letters, and assess interview performance. Talent Acquisition Specialists must also complete all pre-screening and screening activities for prospective employees, which may include calling previous employers and completing background screens and drug tests.

Assist with Hiring Process

In order to facilitate a smooth on-boarding process for new employees, the Talent Acquisition Specialist will administer and submit all hiring paperwork for new employees as well as assist with the orientation/on boarding process. They work closely with other functions in the Human Resources department during this phase.

Stay Up-to-Date with Industry Trends

Talent Acquisition Specialists must have in-depth knowledge of the industry in which they recruit. This may include having previously worked in that industry or attending educational seminars, networking, and industry events in order to gather such knowledge, as well as learning from hiring managers. It’s important to understand the industry in order to understand the needs of the hiring manager and the qualifications of prospective employees.

 Minimum Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Having human resources experience for not less than 6 years
  • Having recruitment related experience
  • Professionalism, Organization, Project Management, Judgment
  • Ability to interact effectively with others.
  • Possessing industry-specific knowledge
  • Demonstrating proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
  • Understands and uses Recruitment Tools
  • Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP)
  • HR Analytics and Metrics
  • Networking and Influencing Skills
  • Business Acumen
  • Market Intelligence and Industry Knowledge
  • Recruitment Policy (Interpretation and Development)

Advanced skills:

  • Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification is a merit
  • Sector-specific experience
  • Experience recruiting through full lifecycle
  • Prior experience working with Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

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