Senior Recruiter Full Time
GVA Partners

Lagos, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 1 - 3 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Human Resources | Human Resources

Job Summary

The Senior Recruiter will proactively identify and recruit top talent while managing the end-to-end recruiting process for their client groups’ hiring needs. You will use your expertise to identify, evaluate, and manage proactive recruitment sourcing plans.

Job Responsibilites

    Collaborate with the Managing Director and the project team to plan and implement effective recruiting strategies for Technology or Consumer research positions.

    Insure job profiles and position requirements are aligned with business objectives.

    Understand the client company, the market they are in, the products they produce, the strategic direction of the company, and the specifics surrounding the role we are working to fill.

    Serve as an ambassador of our firm when reaching out to candidates; cold calling candidates for positions and acting professionally in representing the firm.

    Identify and the best mix of resources to source top talent – using our research function, job boards, web searches, referrals and industry-specific sources.

    Develop position-specific screening questionnaires.

    Recruit, assess, and hire top talent.

    Identify, screen and present top talent to clients.

    Work with research team as assignments change/evolve.

    Manage candidates throughout the interview process.

    Leverage candidate tracking systems to ensure future searches leverage all data gathered during the process.

    Participate in client meetings and in business development strategy sessions to help build the tech and consumer practices

Job Requirements

    Understanding the functional breakdown of an organization at the executive level.

    The ability to identify qualified candidates for various projects, contacting them through cold calling and capturing their interest.

    A proven track record of successfully sourcing hard-to-find candidates.

    Experience using staffing systems and tools including relational database applicant tracking systems, the internet, job boards and imagination.

    Strong verbal communication skills, including interviewing, selling, influencing, negotiating and collaborating.

    The ability to speak intelligently at some level of detail about our clients across different industries, and to be able to articulate why we are a premier search firm.

    Strong project management skills, including planning for and tracking recruiting metrics.


    2 years of corporate recruiting experience mandatory.

    2-3 years of experience in as a third-party recruiting agency strongly preferred.



    Excellent interpersonal, consulting, diplomacy, and conflict-resolution skills.

    Ability to work independently on projects, as team lead, and as a member of a team.

    High level of initiative, strong drive to succeed.

    Excellent organization skills and oral/written communication skills a must.



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