• Auto req ID 326BR

Job Description

The Talent Acquisition Specialist will closely partner with leaders in KAPSARC’s business units to recruit candidates and build a talent pipeline to support our rapid employee growth plans. The successful candidate will hit the ground running to successfully strategize and execute on recruitment efforts. Skill set and culture fit are integral components of the hiring process at KAPSARC

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor's Human Resources degree or equivalent (CIPD)


  • Strong knowledge of recruitment processes and procedures
  • Good understanding of the industry and status of the labor market
  • Ability to work harmoniously with people of different nationalities and temperaments
  • Maintain a high level of business performance
  • Ability to build effective and lasting client relationships
  • Demonstrate regular and relevant communication style whilst adapting to others from different nationalities and cultures
  • Possess strong organizational/time management skills
  • Ability to consistently and thoroughly monitor recruitment activities
  • Goal-orientated and results driven
  • Source and recruit qualified candidates to fill company openings utilizing all recruitment best practices and other creative sourcing activities to ensure positions are filled in a timely manner
  • Perform full-life cycle recruiting, from sourcing through hire
  • Prepare, extend and negotiate offers for candidates
  • Engage and support managers as needed with interview training and hiring process communication
  • Provide support with the internal onboarding process as needed
  • Develop a talent acquisition strategy for specific international regions that align near and long-term strategic goals
  • Maintain accurate data reports and performance metrics
  • Recommend and utilize the processes, systems, and tools that to enhance remote communication
  • Maintain current knowledge of the company and candidate markets
  • Create target list to identify competitor companies and individuals within them
  • Uses networking opportunities such as local community groups or professional associations to identify referrals for qualified candidates
  • Other administrative tasks when required
  • Facilitate and participate in the candidate selection process, adding expert input to ensure best candidate is selected based on the criteria of the position
  • Represent KAPSARC at career fairs and interview workshops, domestic or international, to attract candidates and expand KAPSARC exposure within the job market
  • Counsel management on hiring decisions and advise on suggested compensation rates before an
    offer is extended
  • Notify HR team of any high risk items that could affect a person’s candidacy so the manager can determine whether they continue within the hiring process
  • Coordinate with HR Advisors, Government Affairs department, hiring department, housing department, etc. to facilitate a smooth on-boarding and/or relocation process for new hires
  • Generate and analyze reports to senior management on recruitment activities and status of successful candidates
  • Keep well-informed of KAPSARC’s current and future manpower needs
  • Liaise with Research Fellows and management to coordinate Visiting Fellow and internship programs (logistics, visas, invoicing etc.)
  • Other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, as needed by the department or requested by management

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