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Recruitment Officer

Remuneration:negotiable Basic salary 
Benefits:Discretionary 13th cheque
Location:Cape Town, Gardens
Education level:Diploma
Job level:Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Job policy:Employment Equity position

Job description

SAOTA, a leading firm of architects is driven by the dynamic combination of Stefan Antoni, Philip Olmesdahl, Greg Truen, Phillippe Fouché and Mark Bullivant who share a potent vision easily distinguished in their design.

Job summary
This position is an administrative level position within an HR department that acts as a shared department to three companies.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:


Core staff (for all companies):
  • Full control of the recruitment cycle
  • Developing recruitment strategies
  • Reviews recruit inboxes, sorting and filing of CVs
  • Requesting applications and portfolios of architectural candidates
  • Ensures two times weekly links are sent to hiring managers
  • Coordinates the annual graduate recruitment program for FYOs and interns
  • Establish and maintain a relationship with the key players of all the relevant universities to boost company reputation to source top student/graduates
  • Liaise with the directors on graduate allocations
  • Facilitate and manage the graduate recruitment process with the interviewing committee
  • Ensure communication with candidates is prompt and professional at all stages (from the moment they apply until they are on board or turned down)
Support staff (all Companies):
  • Ensuring job description is in order with the relevant manager prior to advertising
  • Placing online adverts
  • Shortlisting of CVs for hiring managers
  • Coordinating interviews with the hiring manager
  • Reference checking prior to an interview and attending the interview with the manager
  • Maintaining and managing the recruitment database/folder
  • Ensure communication with candidates is prompt and professional at all stages (from the moment they apply until they are on board or turned down)
Offers/new hires:
  • Issue offer letters and where accepted, arrange contracts within 24 hours of acceptance
  • Provides weekly recruitment status report of all recruitment to senior HR officer/manager and FD
  • Ensure that IT and facilities are kept up to date on the new starts to ensure a smooth onboarding
  • Updates monthly as per directors/senior manager’s instructions and staff movements
  • Obtains sign off and publishes on the intranet
  • Once a resignation has been acknowledged, liaise with the hiring manager for possible replacement
  • Ensure all job descriptions are kept up to date
  • Maintaining and managing the recruitment database/folder
  • Assists employees with providing employment letters, certificates of service, VISA letters and ad hoc request of HR information
  • Assist the HR Team with any ad-hoc requests as and when required


Essential skills and criteria
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Minimum five years of prior experience working as either an internal recruiter or agency recruiter
  • Must have bulk recruitment experience
  • Relevant HR qualifications
  • Works well under pressure
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work accurately whilst ensuring deadlines are met
  • Able to priorities work
  • Assertive and ambitious nature
  • Team player
  • MS Office with strong excel skills
Behavioural criteria
  • You will need to behave professionally, fairly, ethically and responsibly always. The ability to work within a team is another essential pre-requisite
  • You are a self-starter who enjoys being part of a team and you like to multi-task and be active
If you do not hear back from us within 14 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful

Posted on 04 Mar 08:53


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