Talent Acquisition Specialist

Purpose of the Job
The Talent Acquisition Specialist (TAS) is responsible for sourcing, screening and recommending candidates for the open positions as well as onboarding new hires. TAS will identify opportunities to build applicant pools, establish trust and partnerships with the hiring managers, identify potential “fit” through effective interviewing and testing, effectively administer the interviewing and onboarding process, and ensure a positive new hire experience. Developing and executing recruitment plans and strategies are primary responsibilities to ensure hiring goals are met with the best possible talent. All activities must be in compliance with ISO standards and company guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with hiring managers to understand the needs and roles to be filled; reviews job descriptions for vacancies.
  • Assists with the development and revision of specifications and job descriptions for selected positions.
  • Reviews manpower requisitions and employment applications to match applicants with job requirements
  • Identifies the most effective methods for recruiting and attracting candidates.
  • Drafts recruitment advertisements; posts and/or places ads in the most effective digital and/or print media for open positions.
  • Coordinate with various agencies for posting of job advertisements
  • Identifies appropriate candidates and assesses their qualifications through review of their resumes, interviews, and other forms of communications.
  • Connects qualified candidates with hiring managers.
  • Maintains contact with candidates to keep them apprised of the status of their applications.
  • Provides advice to hiring managers regarding salary negotiations with final candidates.
  • Facilitates contacts by creating and maintaining a presence in the technical/industry community and marketplace.
  • Perform required background checks and reach out to previous employers to determine the accuracy of applicant information.
  • Ensure proper onboarding for new hires and the necessary paperwork is completed promptly and accurately
  • Actively work toward building a diverse and qualified tech team to support the organization
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Psychology, Human Resources
  • Must have at least two (2) years of experience in handling IT technical positions
  • Proficient in using software and databases to connect with and reach out to potential candidates
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to communicate professionally