Assistant Manager, Talent Acquisition

14 May 2021
End of advertisement period
13 Jun 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Human Resources

Job Description

You will be responsible to lead and drive the talent acquisition (TA) / recruitment and employer branding efforts for SUSS to attract quality talent to meet the university’s hiring needs. In order to maintain a strong candidate pipeline, you are required to adopt a pro-active and multi-pronged talent acquisition approach to attract and recruit strong talents.
Key Responsibilities

  • Provides supervision, direction and training to TA team members related to the recruitment processes, systems, timelines of hire, market insight, sourcing platforms and methods for different roles and talent segments
  • Responsible for the full lifecycle of recruiting services including job posting, proactive candidate sourcing through social media, networking and referrals, interviewing & selection processes, offer management, process documentation, compliance management and status communication with candidates and hiring managers
  • Consults and supports hiring managers to determine the recruitment and candidate sourcing strategy, establish priorities, strategies and metrics to ensure alignment with delivering business/functional and TA goals
  • Leverages on multiple recruiting sources and techniques to identify and engage active and passive candidates, including LinkedIn, search engines, niche job boards, social media, user groups, and blogs
  • Optimise the use of existing ATS in HR System, suggests process enhancements and analytic capabilities to achieve efficiencies in recruiting activities
  • Enhances TA work efficiencies by reviewing and initiating relevant changes to talent acquisition programs, system and policies 
  • Partners and supports internal departments on manpower planning and utilisation to meet the evolving operation and strategic needs of the university
  • Develops and implements social media recruitment marketing and employer branding strategies and activities to attract high quality talents
  • Engages and leads a variety of TA projects including strategic and operational work

Job Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in HR or equivalent in related field
  • Possess at least 6 years of relevant HR work experience particularly in the area of Talent Sourcing, Acquisition and Operations
  • Rich sourcing experience in traditional and non-traditional sources like database, networks, job boards, social media, online forums, Blogs etc.
  • Experienced in executing social media recruitment and branding activities on LinkedIn 
  • Good organizational skills and able to multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite and experience in the use of application tracking systems 
  • Good knowledge of social media platforms and online recruitment strategy

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