Job Details

  • Reference number: UFH7
  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: July 29th

Background to Position

You are the Talent Acquisition Manager 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 Talent Acquisition Manager 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 Talent Acquisition Manager 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.

Job Description

  • Design recruitment strategies
  • Working with partners to design and implement recruiting plans;
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with search companies;
  • Running the graduate training programmes, 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.

Inherent Criteria

  • Master’s qualification in Human Resources, Business, or a related field required

  • 7 years experience in recruitment with 3years at a management level

Application Requirement

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • ID/passport
  • Certified copies of qualifications
  • Proof of remuneration
  • Three work-related referees

About University of Fort Hare

The University of Fort Hare is a public university in Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa. It was a key institution of higher education for black Africans from 1916 to 1959 when it offered a Western-style academic education to students from across sub-Saharan Africa, creating a black African elite.