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about 1 year ago

Talent Acquisition & Retention Specialist

About the Talent Acquisition & Retention Specialist position

We are looking for an efficient Talent Acquisition & Retention Specialist to undertake a variety of talent-centric duties. You will facilitate daily HR functions like keeping track of employees records and supporting the interview process. Your role, also, involves performing tasks with a focus to grow our company’s talent pipeline and improve our sourcing tactics.

The ideal candidate will have a broad knowledge of talent acquisition, cultivation and nurturing as well as general administrative responsibilities. He/She will be able to work autonomously and efficiently to ensure the end-to-end running of HR projects and operations. To succeed in this role, you should be familiar using HR software and tools. Ultimately, you should be able to contribute to the attainment of specific goals and results of the Talent department and the organization.

Responsibilities include:

Workforce Planning and Talent Acquisition:

Implementing the organisation’s recruiting strategy by hiring against forecasts and staying on top of organisation developments relating to manpower requirements

Participating in job fairs, campus recruitment and other strategic recruitment events

Interviewing applicants

Administering pre-employment tests

Completing background investigations

Communicating offers, compiling requisite documentation and paperwork


Facilitating the transfers and promotions process

Talent Performance Management:

Implementing, managing and maintaining the end-to-end annual performance review process that focuses employee’s efforts on the achievement of business goals and attainment of requisite skills/ competencies to sustain growth.

Supporting Line Managers in creating customised personal development and performance improvement plans for employees and managing follow-ups and implementations.

Talent Retention:

Developing innovative opportunities for advancement and career paths

Gathering qualitative retention data by conducting and analysing talent retainment-specific interviews

Improving the employer brand within and outside the organisation

Establishing positive working relationships and credibility with all managers and leaders to drive engagement company-wide

The Right-Fit Candidate should:

Have 2+ years’ related work experience

Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies or related field

Be Proficient with MS Office

Be able to gather, organise and analyse data

Be able to plan, organise and manage competing priorities in a dynamic, fast-paced working environment

Posses excellent verbal and written communication skills

Be self-driven, motivated and results-oriented with positive, influential interpersonal skills

Have a strong business acumen

Be a team Player

This is a full-time position and the successful candidate must be available to work weekdays and weekends including rotational shifts.

If this is YOU, Yalelo wants to hear from you today!!!

How to Apply

To apply, follow the link: Job Application – Talent Acquisition and Retention Specialist

NOTE: Yalelo does not require any fees nor do we use any agents in our recruitment process

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