Job ID 4573
About the Role
As the Talent Acquisition Officer for Bridge Nigeria, you are a key member of the Talent Acquisition team. You will have the opportunity to join a fast-scaling global start-up and shape the organization by developing a highly effective talent pipeline for all positions in. The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to multi-task and take ownership of the current talent acquisition process from the get-go. You’re an extremely effective communicator, both written and verbal, and are energized by interacting with people, building relationships, and networking. These things come naturally to you and are what you crave in your working life. A keen sense of ownership, speedy execution, and scrappiness is a must. The candidate is equally comfortable as an individual contributor as well as a leader who can drive the efforts of a team.
What You Will Do
You will, with the support of the programme’s Talent Acquisition Manager, design and implement recruitment strategies to build talent pipelines, anticipate talent needs and ensure open positions are filled within the time required.
Through creative approaches – relentlessly pursue the pipeline of schools talent pipeline, through internal efforts and referral drives with the Schools’ teams, as well as through identification, engagement and partnership with external institutions.
Work with hiring managers and their teams to assist with external recruitment efforts.
Partner with the Schools team in the recruitment and placement of academy managers.
Partner with the Schools team in the recruitment and placement of teachers.
Use social media, job boards, internet sourcing, and other technical means to source candidates for open jobs for current open roles and identify future talent needs and proactively recruit and source candidates.
Manage the recruitment process and life-cycle, including initial assessments, interviews, and offers.
Guide hiring managers and decision makers by providing valuable insight and hiring and employment data. May develop specialized or competitive intelligence and research in regards to talent development.
Manage relationships with recruiters, academic and professional groups, and with a wider audience through use of social media and other targeted outreach to key audiences; including coordination of on-campus recruiting, job fairs, conferences, and other opportunities to connect with audiences interested in for-profit education space.
Candidate experience focused; coach and mentor a team on meticulous candidate management using an applicant tracking system to track applicants from the selection phase through to on-boarding.
Conduct employment verification and background checks for all candidates prior to placement.