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What you’ll be doing...

The Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist provides full life-cycle resourcing and applicant management across their allocated geographic region. You will be required to resource for requisitions in your respective region, provide market analysis and support, and/or create strategic resourcing initiatives in line with your regions business needs. You will work independently while continually partnering and collaborating with the APAC Functional Talent AcquisitionDelivery Lead team to ensure that all requisitions are resourced adequately.

You will act as a SME and be simultaneously required to support the business by providing industry and market intelligence to ensure you are providing a best practice recruitment solution. Act as a Talent Advisor and provide a premium candidate experience, consultative support to the APAC Functional Delivery Lead team to influence hiring managers and other key stakeholders to ensure attraction of top talent while identifying any gaps for your clients (i.e. benchmarking, emerging markets, recruitment trends, premium interview experience, etc..,).

  • Attracting, Assessing, Engaging, Interviewing and Presenting a slate of high-quality/top candidates for business requirements/requisitions and maintain effective relationships with candidates throughout the recruiting process.
  • Building and maintaining a network of potential candidates through pro-active market research and on-going relationship management; conduct in-depth interviews of potential candidates, demonstrating an ability to anticipate hiring manager preferences through high offer-to-interview ratios.
  • Utilizing a variety of resources to source candidates including: job boards, cold calls, creative online searches, internal job posting site, and employee referral program.
  • Consistently maintaining own personal network of pre-qualified profiles suitable for business review (‘Top5’ external profiles/talents) which you will leverage to identify for suitable requisitions.
  • Conducting telephone, video-conference and/or in-person interviews to evaluate applicants and refer qualified candidates to the hiring demands of the business function.
  • Developing and implementing effective passive and active candidate generation tactics.
  • Compiling and presenting Market insights/analysis by examining hiring needs, generate reports, and make recommendations on market/competitor activity and technology trends (acting as a market SME).
  • Executing all requisitions resourcing in your aligned region and provide support across the full life cycle of recruitment.
  • Supporting resourcing plans aligned to business/functional strategies (current and future business needs).
  • Collaborating with your manager and extended team as necessary in order to sufficient resourcing support to assigned client base (including any business aligned strategic hiring programs / projects).
  • Presenting Verizon appropriately in the market (advertising/event attendance/branding initiatives) to foster a stronger brand and identify a higher quality of talent profiles.
  • Maintaining applicant management system, ensuring records and activity is reflected in the required systems/tools.
  • Ensuring that all procedures/process are in full legal compliance (including appropriate local legislation requirements).
  • Continuously seeking to improve processes / procedures while consistently tracking the effectiveness of sourcing methods.
  • Assisting in achieving the broader (APAC and local) Talent Acquisition Key Performance Indicators & Service Level agreements.
  • Performing other duties as assigned and needed to support the goals of the local, and global, TA, HR and business priorities.
  • As a Brand ambassador, strengthening and promoting Verizon as an ‘Employer of Choice’ via Social platforms, Career Opportunities, Culture, Diversity and other promotions.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Human Resources or a related discipline, or four or more years of work experience.
  • Five or more years of relevant experience in Telecommunication/Enterprise (B2B) domain hiring and offering ‘Premium’ Candidate experience.
  • Extensive experience recruiting in a Corporate, In-House, RPO and/or Agency recruiting environment.
  • Experience in building effective Sourcing strategies to attract, source, engage and hire high-quality/top talents by optimizing the utilization of the sourcing tools/techniques.
  • Strong knowledge of local recruiting policies like TAFEP in Singapore and practices, compensation/rewards plans and legislative requirements i.e MyCareersFuture/JobsBank Singapore (and respectively across multiple countries / regions highly desired).
  • Experience in understanding the changing market trends and competitive landscape, and applying understanding to create optimized approach to source top talent.
  • Previous experience generating a consistent pipeline of high-quality candidates within tight timelines utilizing a variety of resourcing channels/resources.
  • Previous experience working on project aligned hiring activity (working to project plans, delivery lines, etc.).
  • Extensive experience in using applicant tracking systems (ATS) such as PeopleSoft, Workday, etc.., and the regulatory/compliance requirements in region.
  • Experience in partnering/working with and leveraging external vendors/partners.
  • Experience developing and delivering end-to-end recruitment campaign strategies to meet client requirements in a complex MNC enterprise.
  • Native or Business level fluency in Mandarin and/or Cantonese is essential to service the regional hiring needs.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Native or Business level fluency in Korean and/or Japanese to service the regional hiring needs is an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build relationships, recruit ‘top talent’ candidates and influence selection decisions.
  • Self-sufficient and able to work with minimal direct supervision.
  • Strong consulting skills and demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative virtual team.
  • Strong client focus and commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Ability to proactively network and establish effective working relationships.
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to create, measure, and scale the right workflow between candidates, hiring managers, and the recruiting team.
  • In depth experience using proven data to make hiring/business recommendations across the broader APAC region.
  • In depth working knowledge with global stakeholders (i.e. Business, Compensation, HRBP’s, and HR Services, internal/external Candidates).
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.

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