Thursday, 16 June 2016

Recruiting Assistant Graduate at BCG 2016

The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) seeks a Recruiting Assistant to join its Human Resources team in Johannesburg. Within the recruiting team, the Recruiting Assistant (RA) will provide full administrative support to the Recruiting team. The RA will report to the Recruiting Manager (RM).
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  • End to End Coordination of interview process
  • Set up and manage interview schedules with candidates and interviewers.
  • Coordinate end to end logistics for interview set up-including Video Conference coordination with other BCG offices across different time zones, whilst being cognizant of both candidate and interviewer availability.
  • Create and distribute candidate & interviewer packets.
  • Create decision round reports, work with recruiting team to schedule and gather feedback.
  • Relationship management with both internal (Interviewers and Consulting Staff) and external (High Potential candidates, career service centres) key stakeholders.
  • Ensure that BCG quality events are set up-involves sourcing exclusive venues to ascertain the ‘right’ atmosphere is created for an event.
  • Support Recruiting Team on Lateral Hire Recruitment Events- from high level sourcing of candidates on Linkedin to coordination of logistics for event.
  • Manage and track RSVPs; attend events as needed (such as receptions, case interview workshops and sell dinners).
  • Place advertisements in student publications, University Career Offices and with professional associations
  • Responsible for updating database related recruiting activity including:
  • Input candidate information for all resumes as required.
  • Updating and tracking candidate status on BCG Specific Recruiting systems.
  • Enter and track recruiting commitments in the events database
  • Bachelor’s or Honours degree (obtained or in progress)
  • Strong interest in developing a career within Recruitment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft (Outlook, Powerpoint, Excel)
  • Ability to work outside ‘normal working hours’ during peak recruiting periods.
  • Proactive and self-starter attitude is essential to be successful in this role.
  • Must be able to work independently, handle multiple tasks, and be willing to take initiative.
  • Willingness to collaborate on admin intensive tasks- eg. Manage recruiting store room and set up and tear down of collateral for events.
  • Excellent relationship management skills.
  • High energy level is essential to the role, as the successful incumbent will be selling the BCG brand to prospective candidate, and also get buy in from the Business on assisting with Recruiting Activities.
  • Detailed oriented, highly organized, and able to work well under pressure of deadlines.
  • Professional oral and written communication skills.
  • Display a high degree of maturity and professionalism at all times.
  • Team player with the ability to adapt in a changing environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Perform effectively under pressure and handle difficult situations with poise, judgment, and tact.
  • Handle competing priorities while keeping constant sight of overall objectives.
  • Demonstrate ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization, approaching every interaction with empathy and understanding.

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