Talent Acquisition Specialist

Vacancy Details

  • Career Level Qualified / Experienced
  • Experience 2 Years
  • What we do Recruitment / Human Resources
  • Qualifications Bachelors Degree

Job Description

Drake International is a leading recruitment agency operating in South Africa and abroad. Our mission is to connect exceptional talent with organizations across various industries, helping them build high-performing teams.

With our extensive network and expertise in talent acquisition, we support our clients in finding the best available candidates for their permanent roles.

Drake International is looking for a dynamic and experienced Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our team in Port Elizabeth. As a Talent Acquisition Specialist, you will play a vital role in sourcing, identifying, screening, and hiring top talent for our clients’ permanent positions.

Your excellent communication skills, strong organizational abilities, and proficiency with applicant tracking systems will contribute to successful staffing solutions. Join our dynamic team and be part of our commitment to delivering exceptional service to our clients.


  • Manage and develop the client database by networking and converting information into business opportunities.
  • Source clients from various professional online channels and cultivate long-term relationships.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of client requirements and maintain up-to-date client information on Drake’s database.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers from a wide range of industries to understand staffing needs and develop effective recruitment strategies.
  • Stay informed about industry trends and best practices to enhance recruitment processes.
  • Utilize various channels, including job boards, social media, and professional networks, to actively source and attract qualified candidates.
  • Implement creative and innovative methods to build a strong talent pipeline.
  • Conduct thorough candidate assessments, including resume reviews, phone screenings, and initial interviews.
  • Evaluate candidates for cultural fit, skills, and qualifications.
  • Coordinate and schedule interviews with hiring managers and provide guidance and support to candidates throughout the interview process.
  • Ensure a positive and professional candidate experience from application to hiring, gathering feedback for process improvement.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to develop competitive and compelling job offers.
  • Negotiate offers with candidates and manage the offer acceptance process.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date candidate information on Drake’s applicant tracking system.
  • Generate regular reports on recruitment metrics and provide insights for improvement.
  • Stay informed about relevant employment laws and regulations, ensuring compliance in recruitment processes.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or a related field.
  • Two or three years of experience in talent acquisition.
  • Familiarity with applicant tracking systems and other recruitment tools.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Knowledge of current recruitment trends and best practices.
  • Two to three years of experience as a recruitment specialist in a recruitment agency is required.

This is a full-time position based in Port Elizabeth. The salary range for this role is ZAR10,000 per annum.

If you are a talented and motivated recruitment professional with a passion for connecting exceptional candidates with outstanding organizations, we invite you to apply for this position by submitting your CV today.

Drake International South Africa

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