Deloitte South Africa: Recruitment Assistant

Posted on :

6 Jun, 2010

Category :

Human Resources Jobs in South Africa

Deloitte‘s professionals are unified by a collaborative culture that fosters integrity, outstanding value to markets and clients, commitment to each other, and strength from cultural diversity. They enjoy an environment of continuous learning, challenging experiences, and enriching career opportunities.

Deloitte’s professionals are dedicated to strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities The following position is vacant within Experienced Hire Recruitment:

Recruitment Assistant


Job Specification

  • Job spec analysis together with the Recruitment Advisor
  • Entering of job spec onto the recruitment system, including information from the business as well as brainstormed information from the Recruitment Advisor

Sourcing Candidates

  • Recruitment Assistant is involved in the sourcing of candidates utilising the following methods:
  • Database searches
  • Information from the Recruitment Advisor
  • Word of mouth or Personal Network
  • Mining of Headhunting list
  • Other Recruitment Assistants and Advisors
  • Current candidates and placements – referral system
  • Internal candidates and internal referrals
  • Advertising
  • Agency sourcing
  • Capturing of CVs – for the position or ad hoc
  • Ensuring that the database is reviewed and information sent through to the Recruitment Advisor twice daily – candidates pre-screened and discussed as a team
  • Turnaround times on responses to each candidate should be within 24 hours

Monitoring Progress of the Position

  • Discussion with the Recruitment Advisor regarding the position and appropriate candidates
  • Setting up of all candidate interviews, which includes:
  • Setting up interviews
  • Scheduling of venues
  • Sending job spec and email to the candidate
  • Welcome and introduction to the candidates
  • Interviewing of junior positions where appropriate
  • Preparation of the interview synopsis, which includes:
  • Preparation of CVs
  • Discussed interview feedback
  • Summary of recommendations
  • Ensures that business meetings are scheduled with all relevant people
  • Ensures that all ITC, criminal and qualification checks are completed and information feed back to the Recruitment Advisor
  • Data Integrity
  • Recruitment Assistant is responsible for ensuring that all information is 100% accurate within the recruitment database. This includes:
  • Open positions
  • Future positions
  • Candidate information
  • Recruitment Assistant must have an in-depth knowledge into the candidates within the database, in order to assist the Recruitment Advisor with finding specific candidates for a position
  • Management and maintenance of the filing system
  • Relationship Management
  • Ensuring that communication exceeds all stakeholders expectations, through appropriate frequency and content
  • Gain understanding of stakeholders needs

Additional Responsibilities

  • Recruitment Assistant is an integral part of the recruitment process and is as responsible for client service and satisfaction as the Recruitment Advisor
  • Gain understanding of the business
  • Gain understanding of the market
  • Ability to manage business expectations if the Recruitment Advisor is not in the office

Key Attributes:

  • Strong client service focus and relationship management
  • Strong communication and networking skills
  • Self motivated
  • Ability to handle a number of tasks at one time
  • Ability to use own initiative in a focused, deadline-driven environment
  • Strong team player and good understanding of team dynamics
  • Professional
  • Right attitude
  • Attention to detail is critical

Qualification and Experience:

  • Business related degree or diploma would be preferable
  • Minimum of 2 or more years business experience
  • Understanding of general business principles
  • Relationship Management

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