TALENT ACQUISITION SPECIALIST

01 Summary:

End to end Talent Acquisition responsibilities from developing long-term recruiting strategies, accountable for the hiring metrics and nurturing trusting relationships with potential hires and reinforcing our employer brand. Will also be responsible for Campus partnerships and creating a steady talent pipeline through fresher hiring and internships.

02 Roles and Responsibilities:

      Develop Recruitment Strategy:
    • To understand the type of resources required in the organization and create a robust annual hiring strategy and execution plan;
    • Design the recruitment tools for screening, evaluation and selection depending on the role cohorts in the organization;
    • Leverage technology to improve the hiring metrics and enhance candidate experience.
    • Ensure diversity of candidates and an unbiased hiring process.
      Creating strong talent pipelines:
    • Source potential candidates through online channels (e.g., social media platforms and professional networks);
    • Organize and attend job fairs and recruitment events;
    • Build and maintain a good quality database using the available resources to the optimum viz. Job Portals, Walk-ins, Advertisements, Employee Referrals, Institutes, Consultants, etc.;
    • Plan interview and selection procedures, including screening calls, assessments and in-person interviews;
    • Screen, sort, validate and respond to applications on a regular basis in consultation with the reporting manager;
    • Line up the various interview rounds and close the position within the stipulated time and budget;
    • Ensure relevant background verification and document screening for the shortlisted candidates;
    • Conduct offers negotiations and offer role out; and
    • Maintaining connect with candidates offered till their joining and offer support as needed.
      Creating and tracking the hiring
    • To track and analyse and evaluate whether recruitment efforts are working as intended. Create the MIS/Trackers
    • Maintain strong documentation & attention to detail to understand of how recruiting practices relate to overall organization efficiency and operations.
    • Publish regular updates for company’s leadership on key talent acquisition metrics like TAT, quality of hire, sourcing channel mix, build v/s buy/ vs borrow mix etc.
      Campus strategy and execution
    • Work with senior stakeholders for co-creating campus strategy and take accountability of implementation;
    • Campus plan to be prepared across a spectrum of campuses from Tech, Operations, energy management background, B-School etc.;
    • Design and deliver Campus/ Internship engagement programs; and
    • Create the branding strategy to promote the company as an employer of choice amongst target campuses.
      Improve quality of hire:
    • Creating and executing the employee referral policy and rewarding the employees giving referrals;
    • Ensuring the JD repository is updated and partnering with stakeholders to complete the same;
    • Partner with Hiring Managers, determine the effectiveness and success of current recruiting plans and strategies; and
    • Design and train hiring managers on effective interview techniques and candidate experience while hiring.
      Employer Branding and networking:
    • Serve as brand ambassador at various events, like career fairs or on-campus recruiting events;
    • Represent company internally and externally at events with a goal of networking and relationship building with potential candidate communities; and
    • Build long-term relationships with past and potential candidates; and
    • Create the right communication campaign across all our channels like website, social media etc. to enhance employer brand.

03 Skills & Qualifications

  • 4-5 years of lateral hiring experience; Managed/supported a campus hiring cycle
  • Education: PGDM/MBA (HR), Graduate
  • Hands-on experience with full-cycle recruiting using various interview techniques and evaluation methods
  • A keen understanding of the differences between various roles within organizations
  • Use of Boolean Search and advances search techniques.
  • Working knowledge of various niche hiring portals apart from Naukri & LinkedIn such as AngelList, Hirist, iimjobs etc.
  • Developing Dashboards to track various Hiring metrics.
  • Proficient in MS Excel & PowerPoint.