Senior Recruitment Specialist

Job Description: 

The Senior Recruitment Specialist will be responsible for managing the recruitment portfolio at the university of Fort Hare

Minimum Requirement

  • Postgraduate qualification in Human Resources, Business, or a related field required
  • Masters degree will be a definite advantage
  • 7 years experience in recruitment with 3years at a management level

Key responsibilities for the Senior Recruitment Specialist will include:

  • Design recruitment strategies
  • Working with partners to design and implement recruiting plans;
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with search companies;
  • Running the graduate training programme, from recruitment to inductions to bi-annual appraisals;
  • Ensuring the university’s compensation packages are competitive;
  • Keeping abreast of legal requirements and regulations;
  • Oversee the induction process for the university.


You are the Senior Recruitment Specialist we are looking for if you: • Have managed a great team across various environments • Have a proven track record of growing and delivering an in-house recruitment and talent acquisition service • Are experienced in efficient and effect candidate sourcing and talent pipelining across various methods • Are competent in using social media and creative advertising channels to recruit • Have extensive process management experience, built positive client relationships and good people skills • Are a creative thinker in providing innovative and accessible recruitment services

The ideal candidate for the Senior Recruitment Specialist role will have strong recruitment and professional development experience within a higher education environment. You must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a positive and proactive attitude. The Senior Recruitment Specialist must be able to work effectively with people of all levels, and have the gravitas and confidence to make recommendations and decisions. You must be able to work effectively on your own and as part of a team.


Please forward all applications with copies of qualifications. Identity document and three contactable references to For more information on this opportunity, please contact Ms N Nqulo on 043 704 7317

Closing Date: 
Monday, 16 December, 2019 - 23:45