Pearson Senior Talent Acquisition Analyst in Colombo, Sri Lanka
Senior Talent Acquisition Analyst
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible.
Pearson Lanka are seeking a dynamic and customer focused Senior Technical Recruiter to be accountable for the delivery of recruitment services to the Pearson Technology and Operations business.
As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of the technical recruiting function. You will use your outstanding relationship building skills to form strong partnerships with stakeholders. In addition to this, you will use your knowledge of the technology industry to develop and implement an effective sourcing, screening and selection process.
Initially, this position will report to the Leader, Talent Acquisition for Technology.
Partner with key stakeholders to develop recruitment strategies for critical IT roles
Deliver consultative talent acquisition services for a range of technical roles
Deliver continuous improvements to increase hiring process efficiency
Develop and execute effective strategies in employer branding, recruitment marketing and innovative sourcing in order to attract strong technical talent
Use feedback from candidates and Hiring Managers to improve processes
Guide and educate Hiring Managers on process, policies and programs
Administer technology applications (ATS, on boarding etc.) to improve process efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery
Support, plan and actively advocate Pearson’s diversity goals and initiatives
Manage relationships with vendors and partners.
Proven success in a technical recruitment role
Extensive experience recruiting a variety of technical positions
Outstanding communication skills including the ability to influence business partners and key decision makers across the organisation
Understand the importance of candidate experience and is able to operate with a customer focused mindset at all times
Able to think creatively and design innovative sourcing campaigns
Strong business acumen, analytical and planning skills with a genuine desire to understand the way digital technology is impacting education
Strong sense of urgency and ability to drive and deliver results
Strong proficiency with all technologies – ATS, MS Office, Social, Web
Prior experience working in a Asia-Pac regional or multinational company with matrix environment outside of Sri Lanka (advantageous)
Pearson’s corporate values are Brave; Imaginative; Decent and Accountable. It is crucial that these values resonate with you and you are able to embody these values. You will be naturally positive, adaptable, proactive, organized and comfortable operating in a changing and ambiguous environment.
In exchange for your hard work you will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package, potential eligibility for an annual bonus, supportive peers and management team, opportunities to participate in sporting and social events, career development, training programs and other benefits. Other benefits include transportation services, potential eligibility for Pearson Shares (save for shares scheme), and OPD / Insurance / Medical.
Please apply by submitting a CV and cover letter and please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted via phone
Primary Location: LK-1-Colombo
Work Locations: LK-Colombo-Orion City Rigel Bldg Orion City Rigel Bldg No 752 Dr. Danister De Silva Mawatha Colombo 900
Job: Human Resources
Organization: Human Resources
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jan 13, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1719840