Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
The Graduate Recruiter is responsible for administrating our EY schools recruitment program to fill entry-level and intern positions in designated geographic areas or business units (BU). Coordinates recruiting activities at schools, develops and maintains relationships with specific target schools. Responsible for the firm's brand and image at a schools recruiting level. The candidate will also provide support to our university level recruiters, be involved in adhoc recruitment initiatives and support administrative processes within the graduate recruitment function.
Recruit at a school level to raise awareness of EY and develop a pipeline of talent to fill staff and intern positions
Acts as primary recruiting point of contact for key client groups regarding specific school candidates
Develop and maintain relationships with target schools
Work with Campus Recruiting Leader and Senior Campus Recruiters to recruit in accordance with national guidelines and the law, and to address Ernst & Young's (E&Y) position at strategic schools to maintain a consistent recruiting approach comparable to those of other top-rated firms
Actively recruit internal client serving volunteers to represent EY at schools
Implement sourcing strategies to identify talented candidates while paying particular attention to diversity initiatives
Coordinate with recruiting assistants and others to make certain the appropriate care of candidates occurs
Assist with national initiatives as needed
Utilize Applicant tracking System to capture all recruiting and hiring activity
Knowledge and application of Recruitment practices
Strong knowledge of firm recruiting policy, procedures and databases
Demonstrates an understanding and application of principles and practices of a specific professional discipline. Duties are varied in scope and require a broad knowledge base to perform.
Requires a solid understanding of relevant firm businesses
Strong computer skills and ability to utilize applicant tracking system
Proficiency in Office applications (word, excel, PowerPoint)
Proficiency in the following competencies:
Communications verbal and written
Understanding the Business
Computer skills and ability to utilize applicant tracking system.
Receives general supervision and frequently works on projects with only periodic updates to supervisor
Qualifications and Experience
A matric and tertiary qualification
At least 1 year recruitment experience
Skills and behavioural attributes
Attention to detail.
Planning and organisational.
Customer focus; Relationship building.
High Stress tolerance.
Tolerance for routine.
Ability to work in a changing environment.
Able to handle a large work load.
Sound communication skills both written and verbal.
Well presented at all times both image and work.
Able to complete projects and assignments.
Able to prioritise.
Understands the business and able to apply existing HR processes and procedures to meet a range of client's needs.
Contributes to and reinforces teamwork within the HR Shared Services (centre of excellence) Centre and across business units.
Able to work within strict time frames and meet deadlines.
Who we are
At Ernst & Young we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At Ernst & Young you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference.