A 360 recruiter in the Progressive Edge Recruitment business is critical in identifying, sourcing and placing top technical talent for our valued clients across Cape Town. You will also need to be excited about bringing in new business and landing clients – your area of expertise lies in both partnering with companies who have resourcing and recruitment needs, as well as recruiting great talent and walking them through the recruitment process while having a fun doing so. You will be responsible for proactively sourcing, screening, interviewing, and placing qualified candidates, and partnering with your client throughout the full recruitment cycle. The ideal candidate for this role will thrive in a small, but fast-paced boutique specialist agency and will work with a small team and a few external partners.
Our Value Proposition
We are a group of very different individuals who all love recruitment – this is a rare thing but a prerequisite for working for Progressive Edge Consulting. This isn’t just a job. This is a role where you affect the lives of candidates, help our clients progress with their needs, and drive processes to ensure that quality matches are being made, in an ethical and efficient way.
Because we hire the way we do, we see no need for heavily monitored daily metric & targets and micromanagement. Our teams are professionals who know how to get to where they need to be and know how to manage their time on what is important
These are the kinds of things that will keep you busy
Build up a client base to service from a recruitment perspective.
Research, source, identify and interview candidates for open positions allocated to you
Where necessary allocate your overflow roles to candidate focused recruiters within the business but remain responsible for the delivery of your clients needs
Walk both clients & candidates though the entire recruitment cycle
Update and maintain the ATS giving care to data quality
Update & maintain both Project Management tools and activity sheets
Both permanent and contracting positions may form part of your portfolio
Work with the team in streamlining processes to continuously improve business processes and workflows
Continuously attract talent by using multiple sources to advertise and recruit
Continuously build a talent pipeline and referral network
Ad-hoc administrative duties
Develop and update job descriptions
Efficiently manage a strong candidate flow to the team
Identify and implement new innovative ways to source and connect with talent
Mentor more junior recruiters and share knowledge wherever you can
Contribute to the culture of the team
Here’s who we are looking for from a personality perspective, is this you?
A self-driven individual who cares about quality and takes pride in the work they produce
A person who values their reputation, and conducts their work in an honest and ethical manner
You need to actually enjoy recruitment – not everyone does, we are looking for those rare gems who do
The ideal candidate will think out the box when needed, to find solutions to recruitment challenges
You naturally build strong relationships, you have a kind demeaner, but can be firm when required
You are interested in, and excited by technology
Ability to look up and learn new areas of technologies that you don’t have exposure to independently and continuously build your knowledge in this area to ensure more effective matches across various stacks and areas of technology
You are people-centric and have a genuine care for the wellbeing of others
You have a sense of humour, along with a strong moral compass
Ability to prioritise your own work and set your own tasks and deadlines to reach your targets & goals
3 to 4 years experience in AGENCY Recruitment
Experience in hiring for IT / Tech related positions as a focus is essential
Experience supporting a fast-paced organization
Experience using an ATS (applicant tracking system)
Strong attention to detail
Excellent organizational skills
Exceptional communication skills – both written and verbal
You need to have both the ability and confidence to engage with high-level senior candidates
Note: All applications without a tech recruitment focus, or those with no Agency recruitment experience will be rejected. We are specifically looking for an experience Tech recruiter for this role.