Recruitment Lead

Job Information

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    Category HR Jobs
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    Posted On Jun 21 ,2021
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    Qualifications Bachelor's Degree
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    Employer Name OPL Academy
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    Contact Email

Job Description

 Description of Role

OPL Academy’s Recruitment Lead is a mission-focused, strategic and process-minded individual, providing critical support in building and scaling the company’s recruitment services.


The Recruitment Lead will report to the CEO and undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Assist in mapping out the strategic plan and road map for the recruitment unit
  • Drive the implementation of key processes and procedures to support the sustainable growth and development of the unit
  • Build and maintain key relationships, networks and partnerships needed to support the unit
  • Develop and implement an analytic and reporting framework to track and measure the success of the unit
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of each client’s hiring needs and meet their hiring goals and expectations
  • Write and post job descriptions on career websites, newspapers and universities boards
  • Build a robust pool of prospective candidates by partnering with universities, employment agencies and internet sites
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, developing a strategy for sourcing for new leads and opportunities
  • Evaluate and screen resumes and cover letters.
  • Shortlist and schedule interviews for candidates
  • Conduct phone, Skype and/or in-person interviews
  • Maintain a complete record of interviews and new hires
  • Facilitate reference checks, background checks and salary negotiations
  • Prepare new hire paperwork ensuring legislation requirements are met
  • Maintain information in OPL’s CRM and applicant tracking system
  • Attend job fairs and career events
  • Conduct CV writing and interviewing workshops during open enrolment training sessions
  • Keep abreast of innovative recruiting methods and technology
  • Any other task that may be assigned to you by the CEO from time to time


  • Administrative and organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task effectively 
  • Project management skills 
  • Confident, articulate and effective communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Strong business analytical skills 
  • Ability to develop high quality and focused presentations
  • Excellent proficiency across Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent team player
  • Ability to work in a start-up environment


  •  B.Sc in any discipline
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in recruitment and consulting 

Job Type

Full time




Competitive salary package


Application Instructions

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Friday, Jul 2, 2021