MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

This role will be responsible for attracting and recruiting the very best caliber of candidates at high volumes for the outbound sales contact sales agent roles including specialist sales roles within the insurance departments.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Sourcing

• Provide a comprehensive sales talent acquisition service.
• Develop media plan in line with the capacity plan to ensure an adequate talent pool is available for placement.
• Design advertisements that appeal to a large audience with focus on experienced sales candidates.
• Manage internal staff referral programme and other internal sourcing interventions.
• Preparation of job profiles and job descriptions in conjunction with the line manager for new vacancies.

Selection
• Review applications received and profile accordingly for the various campaigns.
• Conduct telephonic interviews with shortlisted candidates.
• Test for various competencies with focus on strong communication and sales skills.
• Schedule interviews in line with planned training calendar.

Interviewing
• Arrange and conduct competency-based interviewing to establish if the candidate is a suitably qualified for the position in terms of work experience and personality.
• Schedule and coordinate interviews and provide guidance, feedback, and support to Line Managers.
• Design, review, and update interview guides, ensuring that all stakeholders have interview packs before the interview is to take place

Employment Checks
• Conduct Criminal/ITC and all pre-requisite checks.
• Ensure that the candidate meets the fit and proper requirements as per the department specific requirement.
• Assist us in making a more informed decision prior to offering the candidate the position. Mandatory as per our SLA with some of our business partners

Increase employer brand awareness
• Continuously act as a brand ambassador for the business.
• Collaborate with the Training and Sales teams to improve candidate profiles.

Reporting, Systems and Administration
• Update candidate information on the recruitment ATS system
• Records of all recruitment and training are saved on the Recruitment ATS. HR folders are created and on each successful candidate and submitted to the HR department. Lead averages are updated.
• Confirmation of training and start dates so candidates are aware of when they need to report for duty and what documents are required from them.
• Daily/weekly and monthly reports are completed timeously.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

Essential:
• Matric.
• A minimum of 2 years’ experience in Bulk Recruitment in a high-volume environment
• Experience recruiting within an Outbound Sales Contact Centre is essential.
• Must be proficient with recruitment ATS (Applicant tracking systems)
• Must demonstrate innovative ways of attracting talent
• Clear criminal record.
• Proficient with Microsoft suite

Preferred:
• A relevant HR qualification

BEHAVIOURAL AND COMPETENCY REQUIRED
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, verbally and in writing with external and internal stakeholders.
• Innovative
• Analytical and detail orientated.
• Able to work under pressure, manage time and resources.
• Professional
• Deadline driven.
• Adherence to relevant legislation
• Tactful
• Pleasant
• Team player
• Patient and tolerant

Salary: Market related

NB: Thank you for choosing Talksure as your employer of choice. Please note that if you do not hear from us within 14 working days after the closing date of the advert, please regard your application as unsuccessful. We wish you well in your future endeavors.