Tech & Digital Talent Consultant

Job description

We are looking for a Talent Consultant to join the AstroLabs Tech & Digital Talent team!

Ready to build world-class digital teams and make your mark on the tech ecosystem?

  • We're looking for ambitious Tech & Digital Talent Consultants who just get stuff done.

  • We're looking for energetic learners who thrive by challenging themselves.

  • We're looking for excellence seekers who set a high bar for anything they do.

  • We’re passionate about people growth and building high-performing digital teams.

Sounds like you? Keep reading!

Why you shouldn't miss out

Over the last 8 years, AstroLabs has helped hundreds of tech-enabled companies start and grow in the region and we have built world-class digital teams and trained thousands of individuals on the latest skills in tech and digital. 

AstroLabs Talent is a full-suite solution for recruiting and upskilling digital teams. Our specialized talent team has placed superstar talent in roles spanning from performance marketing to data science at clients like Intelmatix, Rain, and Quiqup. We have ambitious growth plans and we're looking for the right people to join us and make it happen! This is your chance to be part of building the future of our region.

Joining AstroLabs Talent means joining an exceptional team that's passionate about your personal and professional growth. You can expect to learn something around the clock and you'll be pushed to become a better version of yourself, every day!

It's also a unique opportunity to work with and learn from some of the most exciting founders, startups, and corporates building digital teams.

Job Responsibilities 

Sourcing Superstar Talent & Candidate Experience

  • Use LinkedIn Recruiter, GitHub, Slack, Google Dorks, etc to source for potential candidates

  • Be a talent thought leader on professional networks to develop strong relationships with passive superstar talent

  • Build talent pipelines for the future hiring needs of our partners

  • Think of unique ways to attract superstar talent from around the world

  • Ask for referrals from candidates and the wider AstroLabs network

  • Interview candidates to evaluate their skills, experience, career goals, and culture fit

  • Match candidates to amazing job opportunities

  • Fully prepare candidates before introducing them to our partners

  • Prepare candidates for interviews to maximize their potential of landing a job

  • Provide support throughout the offer management process to successfully hire candidates

  • Ensure a smooth onboarding with our partners to set all candidates up for success in their new roles

  • Build up our talent pool by maintaining our candidate database via our ATS (Manatal and Recruitee) and ensure that all data relevant to the candidates is accurately recorded

Client Relationships & Talent Advisory

  • Maintain relationships with key strategic hiring partners to find them superstar talent and build incredible teams

  • Act as a talent advisor and provide a consultative approach to help our partners create efficient hiring processes with excellent communication and candidate experience

  • Onboard our partners to our ATS to access the talent pipeline and provide feedback

  • Measure success by real value-added and outcomes including hiring metrics such as reduction in time to hire, exceptional candidate feedback, and increase in retention rates

Talent Community Building & Engagement

  • Develop and nurture relationships with superstar talent. Foster a thriving talent community in person and online

  • Support talent across a multi-year career and personal development journey

  • Plan and execute new initiatives - events, career fairs, webinars, upskilling opportunities, mentoring sessions

  • Make valuable connections and introductions within our client portfolio, community, and alumni

Job requirements

What do you need to be successful in this position?

  • 2+ years of talent acquisition experience, ideally building digital and tech teams for startups and corporates going through digital transformation

  • Knowledge of digital or tech disciplines is essential

  • Previous experience in a tech & digital recruitment agency

  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills, a natural “people person” with drive, enthusiasm, and a serious ‘make it happen’ attitude

  • Superb active listening skills and a high EQ

  • Ability to multitask, juggling multiple priorities and working across multiple departments and projects

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organization skills with the ability to own projects from start to finish.

  • Meticulous, organized, and highly skilled at prioritization. Relentlessly focused on tasks that deliver desired results and achieve commercial outcomes

  • Focused on impact and on finding ways to things better and faster

  • The ability to create strong long-lasting relationships with our partners

  • Demonstrate integrity, dependability, ownership, accountability, self-awareness, work ethic, and empathy

  • The ability to give an unparalleled client experience with full transparency and quick communication

  • Passion and understanding for entrepreneurial communities and startups

  • Be a brand ambassador for AstroLabs and represent the business with a professional and positive attitude at all times

  • Strong people management, financial skills or business acumen a plus

  • Psychology background or studies is a plus

  • Are up for a big audacious mission with some fun!