Recruitment Specialist

Workforce Group  |  Lagos

Posted 30 Aug


Job Objective:

The Recruitment Specialist will be responsible for managing the entire flow of the recruitment process. This will include planning, sourcing, screening, selection and onboarding of competent and quality talent

Job Description

  • Develop clear and concise recruitment briefs using best in class structure and technique devoid of ambiguities

  • Craft standard Job Descriptions and person specifications

  • Source for and collate resumes in an orderly fashion for easy reference

  • Screen CVs, Search / Shortlist CVs in line with job order request. Ensure CVs conform with organisational standard

  • Pre-screen candidates before their interview for suitability and conduct interviews

  • Leverage on appropriate tools and techniques to communicate job openings and adverts towards achieving the best possible reach to ideal candidates

  • Maintain an updated database of candidate placements and potential job opportunities

  • Execute pre-screening activities (assessments, interviews, testing)

  • Screen prospective candidates using best practice guidelines 

  • Keep abreast of industry changes (Benchmark salary, availability, candidate pool, industry activity)

  • Identify and maintain detailed information on key decision makers and employees

  • Maintain a strong network of professional competitors

  • Proactively build a pool of highly competent and employment ready candidates

  • Maintain periodic feedback and communication system with candidates in the pool

  • Candidate control – keep in regular contact to review progress and performance

  • Attend to all candidate enquiries and concerns

  • Ensure records are kept in line with legislative requirements/organisational standards

  • Carry out work instructions in line with key processes and quality management system


  • Excellent Interview Skills.

  • Excellent listening skills.

  • Strong creative and problem solving skills.

  • Highly organized and thorough.

  • Result driven and self-motivated

  • Strong interpersonal relationships

  • Knowledge of Competency Management as a key tool in recruitment and selection

  • Sound knowledge of the Recruitment and Selection trends in Nigeria and Africa

  • General knowledge of employment laws and practices

  • B.Sc. in Management Sciences or any related field

  • At least 5-6 years of experience in an in-house recruitment position or a HR position with a recruitment focus.

  • Experience in coordinating the end-to-end Recruitment process.

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