HR / Corporate Sourcing Generalist at Talent Lab Limited

Talent Lab operates as an indigenous talent management and capacity development organization, facilitating interventions to enhance skills within the mass labor market. We function as an aggregator connecting employers and employees, while also serving as a top talent recruiter for businesses and organizations.

We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following position:

Job Title: Human Resources / Corporate Sourcing Generalist

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Technical Responsibilities

Client Engagement:

  • Engage with organizations addressing talent gaps across various industries.
  • Liaise with industry leaders, HR managers, heads of agencies, and decision-makers to understand and track their talent needs.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends, identify potential organizations, and accurately address their talent requirements.
  • Initiate communication with potential organizations through various means, such as cold calls, emails, and other channels.
  • Develop compelling messages and presentations to convey our value proposition effectively.
  • Build and nurture relationships with external organizations to explore collaboration opportunities, including talent acquisition, training, HR services, and strategic alliances.
  • Conduct market research to identify trends, best practices, and potential synergies with external entities to enhance our HR strategies.
  • Collaborate with other teams to negotiate and manage partnership agreements, contracts, and service-level agreements.
  • Oversee and coordinate HR-related projects and initiatives in collaboration with external partners, ensuring successful implementation and achievement of objectives.
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness of external partnerships and report progress to HR and executive leadership.
  • Ensure all external engagements comply with relevant laws, regulations, and company policies.

Recruitment & Selection:

  • Collaborate closely with external organizations, hiring managers, HR colleagues, and project owners to understand hiring needs.
  • Utilize various online platforms, job boards, and social media networks to source candidates.
  • Employ Boolean search techniques to identify potential candidates with specific skills.
  • Evaluate candidates’ resumes, work experience, and qualifications to determine their suitability for specific roles.
  • Use competency-based interview techniques to assess candidates’ abilities and alignment with job requirements.
  • Develop a deep understanding of cultural nuances and expectations related to the target language and region.
  • Prepare and present candidates to organizations, highlighting their relevant skills, experience, and language abilities.
  • Provide clear and concise feedback to both candidates and hiring managers.
  • Stay informed about industry-specific trends, salary benchmarks, and competitive hiring landscapes.
  • Proactively source candidates through various channels, such as job boards, social media, networking events, and referrals.

Institutional Responsibilities:

  • Strong organizational skills for managing client data, interview notes, and other documentation.
  • Ability to generate reports and analytics to track HR metrics.
  • Collaboration skills to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders, hiring managers, HR colleagues, and other departments.
  • Commitment to staying updated on industry best practices, diversity and inclusion initiatives, and HR-related trends.
  • Willingness to engage in professional development opportunities.
  • Commitment to promoting diversity and inclusion in the hiring process.
  • Strategies to attract and engage candidates from diverse linguistic backgrounds.
  • High ethical standards and professionalism in all interactions with candidates, colleagues, and external partners.

Duty Station:

  • The role is based at Talent Lab’s Head Office but may require client calls in and outside the FCT.

Required Competencies:

Core Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to use technology for all HR activities.
  • Proficiency in sourcing and identifying clients to fulfill their talent requirements.
  • Proficient in sourcing and engaging professionals effectively.
  • Ability to conduct effective interviews and assess candidate qualifications.
  • Skill in sourcing and attracting top talent.
  • Understanding of HR laws, regulations, compliance, and knowledge of HR best practices and industry trends.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and staying updated on HR trends.
  • Awareness of industry trends, salary benchmarks, and competitive hiring landscapes.
  • Knowledge of relevant labor laws and regulations to ensure compliance in the hiring process.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Marketing, Social Sciences, or related field.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressive and proven experience as an HR Generalist, client sourcing, business development, and sales, particularly in the development sector.
  • Professional HR certification (e.g., SPHRi, PHRi, CIPM).
  • Knowledge of relevant employment laws and regulations.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: Talent Lab is an equal employment employer. We do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable laws.

Application Closing Date: 15th January 2024.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV to: [email protected] using “Application for HR / Corporate Sourcing Generalist” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.