GE Energy Jobs: Talent Acquisition Specialist

Posted on :

2 Dec, 2010

Category :

Energy Jobs in Nigeria

As a Recruiter you will be responsible for partnering with customer groups and ensuring business and talent plans are converted into on-time hires through executing robust and effective recruitment strategies. Taking both consultative and hand-on approaches, you will be accountable for full cycle sourcing and candidate assessment, at all times placing speed, metrics and candidate and hiring manager experiences at the heart of your activities.

Essential Responsibilities

• Full cycle recruitment process ownership for assigned customer groups
• Develop/ implement innovative recruitment strategies & processes to support the realization of required staffing levels at regional/local levels
• Work closely with local/cluster/Customer Unit HR leaders & recruitment staff to support them with Pan-African tools & processes
• Partner with the business to gather specific customer needs related to recruitment and staffing and develop strategic recruitment plans accordingly
• Lead job briefing and hiring plan creation with hiring managers and HR Managers
• Create job descriptions and attractive advertising copy
• Source, screen and interview candidates to deliver high quality on-time candidate shortlists to customers
• Drive proactive talent acquisition activity with the Talent Sourcing team
• Deliver hires against defined metrics and Service Level Agreements (SLAs)
• Lead transformation and process improvement projects
• Share best practices and help to develop the recruitment team’s knowledge and skills


This role will appeal to you if you enjoy strategic relationship management, sourcing and candidate assessment. You will certainly be a team player and enjoy working in a fast-paced, innovative and supportive environment where your creative skills and successful delivery will be recognized. Your well-developed relationship management skills will make you stand out from the crowd and you will thrive on the challenge of complex international recruitment.

• Minimum 5 years relevant recruitment experience
• Strong communication, influencing and interpersonal skills
• Ability to provide leadership and direction within a team environment
• Excellent consultative account management and business partnering skills with stakeholders at all levels
• Outstanding interview, assessment and candidate management ability
• Must be detailed oriented, organised and able to prioritize complex multiple tasks and projects
• Proven ability to work well in a fast paced, highly demanding and complex organization
• Track record of delivering high quality candidate shortlists on time and within budget in a high volume headhunting, agency or corporate recruitment environment
• Ability to develop and implement complex processes across multiple locations
• Metrics, process and SLA-oriented
• Compliance focused
• Ability to demonstrate strategic thought-leadership, vision, and innovation to drive improved performance, recruitment processes and tools
• Strong business acumen
• Expertise in current technology which supports the identification, acquisition and on-boarding of top talent
• Expertise in attracting talent using a broad range of creative sourcing channels, including data mining, advertising, direct research, networking and internet and database searches
• Ability to produce creative and attractive advertising copy
• Ability to travel regularly
Desired Characteristics • Experience of recruiting in the West African market
• Knowledge of local labour legislation and requirements
• External vendor management experience
• Project management skills
• Masters degree in Business, Human Resources or a related field
• Change and project management experience
• French language skills a bonus

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