Technical Recruiter

Workforce Group  |  Lagos

Posted 09 Aug


Job Overview: The Technical Recruiter will be responsible for sourcing, screening, and presenting qualified IT, cloud, security, network and data science candidates for hiring clients.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Source potential candidates on niche platforms, like Stack Overflow and Github and other sources like job fairs, media advertisements, referrals etc

  • Perform pre-screening calls to analyze applicants’ abilities

  • Interview candidates combining various methods (e.g. structured interviews, technical assessments and behavioral questions)

  • Coordinate with client IT team leaders to forecast department goals and hiring needs

  • Build a pool of technical candidates from the Zone Tech Park events and from social media

  • Review job orders and employment applications to match applicants with job requirements

  • Craft and send personalized recruiting emails with current job openings to passive candidate pool

  • Participate in tech conferences and meetups to network with IT professionals

  • Conduct job and task analyses to document job duties and requirements

  • Keep up-to-date with new technological trends and products

  • Analyze employment data related to the position and create reports based on your findings


  • BSc in Human Resources Management, IT or relevant degree

  • Proven work experience as a Technical Recruiter

  • Hands-on experience with various interview formats (e.g. phone, Skype and structured)

  • Ability to understand technology and to keep abreast of technology trends at client company

  • Technical expertise with an ability to understand and explain job requirements for IT roles

  • Familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems and resume databases

  • Solid knowledge of sourcing techniques (e.g. social media recruiting and Boolean search)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Solid understanding of HR practices and labor legislation

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