Talent Acquisition Assistant is URGENTLY needed by Yuppiechef in Cape Town

Talent Acquisition Assistant Human Resources · Cape Town, Western Cape

Closing date: 06 June 2022

Who we are and what we’re looking for Yuppiechef is looking for a dynamic, proactive and energetic Talent Acquisition Assistant. We are looking for someone who is passionate about changing people’s lives but also has a deep empathetic understanding of what that entails behind the scenes. This role will be dynamic and fast-paced, with no two days alike, and will demand the ability to multitask, innovate and be highly adaptable. You will find great satisfaction in seeing the right people join the right team and playing an instrumental part in facilitating that process. The successful candidate will need to take ownership of supporting our speed to hire and satisfying our forecasted recruitment needs. This role will be providing support to our Talent Acquisition Specialist and all our Hiring Managers. It’s important that our company values resonate with you and you are happy to uphold them. At Yuppiechef, our People are at our core. We know that with the right people in the right places, we will achieve great things. Our team started as two good friends and only 32 products in a lounge in Cape Town, and now there are more than 180 of us who help make Yuppiechef South Africa's premier kitchen and homeware store. We're selling 9,000 curated products from 700 of the world's leading brands, and we're growing faster than ever. We see ourselves as helping people find more moments of joy in their homes, through products that make daily life more delicious, more comfortable, more innovative and more beautiful. Our omnichannel shopping experience provides world-class service to our customers both in our stores and online — wherever it suits them best. What your role looks like

  • Working seamlessly with our Talent Acquisition Specialist, assisting with the full life cycle recruitment of various roles. This includes: writing and posting job ads, screening CVs, (occasionally) conducting telephonic interviews, and managing the candidate experience

  • Setting up interviews and liaising with relevant parties

  • Providing monthly recruitment statistics (keeping all recruitment activities updated)

  • Conducting reference and background checks

  • Using existing network and recruitment portals to source suitable candidates

  • Following up with candidates throughout the hiring process

  • Maintaining a database of potential candidates for future job openings

  • Assisting in improving the Recruitment functionality through innovation and automation

  • Constantly driving positive candidate experience and Hiring Manager satisfaction

Who you are

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to connect with candidates and team members

  • Effective team player with a growth mindset, and a strong desire to help people

  • Technologically savvy — with the ability to manage job ads across different digital platforms as well as learn new applications and software

  • High sense of urgency, with the ability to multitask, prioritise and organise yourself effectively

  • Flexible, adaptable self-starter who is proactive and always open to innovating and trying something new

  • You possess an innate curiosity, always listening and engaging to understand true motivations

  • Your friends describe you as someone who gets things done and is willing to step up, roll up your sleeves and take responsibility

What experience and skills you need for the role

  • At least 2 years in an administrative role with a strong customer-centric approach

  • Experience working in a recruitment agency highly advantageous

  • Previous experience working in a detail-driven environment

  • Strong IT skills, including a high level of comfort working with a Mac in a Google-based environment

  • Strong time-management skills

  • Ability to build relationships

  • Solid administrative skills

Environment, pay and benefits Gear you’ll use:

  • A Macbook


  • When you work from home you will need your own stable, high-speed internet connection for this role

  • A fully-equipped, communal kitchen where you can use all the tools we sell

  • A fully-stocked coffee stations where you can hone your barista skills

  • Monthly company breakfasts where we celebrate the month gone by and chat about the future

  • Parking available

Pay and Benefits:

  • We pay competitive, market-related salaries based on skills and experience, and profit share based on the company's performance

  • Your salary is based on a “Total Cost To Company” model and includes:

  • Medical Aid (Discovery) contributions

  • Group Life Cover

  • Retirement Annuity

  • Employee Assistance programme

  • 17 Days Paid Annual Leave increasing to 20 days with length of service

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