Talent Acquisition Specialist – JHB Business Intelligence Developer: BluNova Business Intelligence Analyst: BluNova (Sandton) Digital Marketing Analyst: BluNova -JHB Project Manager: BluNova – JHB Client Services Manager: BluNova Data Engineer: BluNova

Gauteng, Full Time

Job Purpose
Implements and executes the Talent Management and Talent Acquisition programs. Works with the business to understanding hiring needs, and responsible for tasks including sourcing, assessment, selection, pre-boarding and development of employees.
Vacancy Profiling

Create recruitment profiles for key existing and new roles
Engage with hiring managers to clarify the scope of the role, develop a role profile, and create a candidate specification
Create candidate and recruitment agency briefings to attract high-quality candidates

Recruitment Campaigns

Create recruitment campaigns to attract high-quality candidates
Research the characteristics of key candidate target groups
Develop messaging that is relevant and attractive to candidates and consistent with the employer brand and value proposition
Identify relevant cost-efficient media, social media, or other channels

Screen Candidate Applications

Carry out online research and telephone (Skype/Face to Face) interviews and review submitted portfolios of work to validate applications for specialist roles and to screen out those that do not meet key criteria
Submit a shortlist of candidates that meet the inherent job requirements, to the hiring manager and HC Business Partner

Employee Pre-boarding

Manage the delivery of pre-boarding processes
Ensure accurate and timely completion of all administration processes
Provide support and guidance to line managers and new joiners throughout the process
Propose improvements to procedures

Manage Assessments and Selection

Contribute to the creation of assessments
Tailor pre-existing assessment exercises, record assessment observations, and provide appropriate feedback to line management

Future Talent Recruitment

Contribute to the creation of future talent recruitment campaigns; propose campaign messaging based on analysis of values and aspirations
Make evidence-based proposals for recruitment channels to use (including career fairs) to build pipeline for Talent Pipeline Develop and maintain a database of potential candidates for management and professional roles using established talent attraction and engagement processes and tools

Interview Process

Interview candidates and provide feedback into the selection process
Follow a specified interview framework and/or administer work simulations
Evaluate/ score evidence against recruitment criteria

Talent Data Management

Carry out complex talent data processing tasks; advise colleagues when needed and use expertise to help improve data collection tools and administration processes
Track vacancies and new engagements
Source against Employment Equity targets
Provide monthly reports to hiring managers and HC Business Partners

Information and Business Advice

Resolve queries from internal or external customers or suppliers by providing information on complex processes and the related policies, referring to others where necessary for interpretation of policy


Develop own capabilities by participating in assessment and development planning activities as well as formal and informal training and coaching
Maintain an understanding of relevant technology, external regulation, and industry best practices through ongoing education, attending conferences, and reading specialist media
Follow through to ensure that personal quality and productivity standards are consistently and accurately maintained
Demonstrate consistent application of internal procedures
Plan and prioritise, demonstrating abilities to manage competing demands
Demonstrate abilities to anticipate and manage change
Demonstrate flexibility in balancing achievement of own objectives with abilities to understand and respond to organizational needs


Undergraduate HR qualification


Minimum 5 years progressive experience within Talent Acquisition

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