Recruitment Consultant - Talent Pool

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ZA-Durban Metropolitan Area
Group Services


Works independently, taking full responsibility for a particular recruitment area or business unit.
Consultant role in all recruitment activities. Provides guidance to enable others.


  • Is a specialist and takes responsibility for recruitment tasks within People Services.
  • Works in particular areas within Recruitment, performing a variety of tasks of moderate scope or possibly in more complex areas.
  • Ensures compliance with best practices and standards within the Recruitment department.
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of business end-to-end processes and acts according to them
  • Accurately identifies risks and reports effectively to relevant stakeholders, provides consulting advice to business stakeholders regarding every day recruitment tasks
  • Contributes to management reporting, including providing input in own specialism area.
  • Actively participates and delivers on own objectives, helping out other team members including senior colleagues and provides input into team planning.
  • Supports in learning interventions, organising and creating recruitment events.
  • Deputises for Seniors as required.



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience


  • Additional courses or certification in People Services



  • Professional attitude. Has developed a reputation as a trusted consultant.
  • Good client-facing skills, with experience in developing partnerships with the team and internal client and collaborating with others to meet client expectations.
  • Has experience in proposing different options and solutions for approaching and resolving challenges and issues.
  • Adaptable and responds positively to changing business needs. Sees change as an opportunity to improve performance.
  • Excellent communication skills. Adapts style accordingly and demonstrates an understanding of the audience’s perspective. Uses discretion when dealing with sensitive information.
  • Able to build and maintain good relationships with internal teams and external contacts.
  • Comfortable supporting a demanding and dynamic team including more senior stakeholders.


  • Proven record and experience in a consultant role.
  • Proficient with MS Office suite of programmes, in particular Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
  • Intermediate knowledge and experience in a client/customer service role.
  • Proficient in relevant software packages, applications and databases.
  • Attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Demonstrable experience working in a project-focused environment.


  • Good people skills, has experience in supporting others in raising their performance and working out their development goals.
  • Experience in supporting team success and motivating others to keep morale and performance high.
  • Good self management, can set and work to quantified goals and standards, delivers by being aware of and considering the commercial impacts.
  • Must be flexible, independent and self motivated.

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