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Business Partner - Talent Acquisition

Colombo - 09
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
1-2 Years

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 35 development and relief programmes in 20 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Business Partner – Talent Acquisition (Recruitment)

Location – Colombo

Job Profile

Reporting to the Senior Manager People & Culture, the Business Partner Talent Acquisition will provide effective, transparent and legally bound World Vision Lanka (WVL) national staffing services to World Vision Lanka(WVL) hiring managers and client groups, focused on delivering quality ministry to the communities and children WVL seeks to serve & meeting the staffing needs in line with the organisational goals and objectives. This will be accomplished through timely & cost-effective sourcing, screening, assessment and placement of executives, professionals and technical personnel with a special focus on good customer service & quality service delivery to WVL & its internal & external stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities

  • Staffing Requisition and Planning – Work with the business partners & the hiring managers in planning, recruiting & hiring of staff to meet the staffing requirements of World Vision Lanka(WVL) and its projects/programs in meeting organizational goals & objectives

  • Candidate Sourcing Screening – Identify & develop effective sourcing strategy & engage with appropriate networks/channels/academic & professional bodies to build a diverse and reliable sourcing pool for current & future employment opportunities of WVL

  • Design & develop advertisements/job postings in appropriate media/social networks and branding of WVL

  • Interviewing & Selection - Conduct effective screening, interviewing & assessment of candidates for WVL vacancies in line with organizational policies & procedures

  • Facilitate & manage staff transfers/internal movements & position changes and related system requirements and documentation

  • Communication & Reporting – Produce & submit periodic updates/reports to the Management as required

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent field of study

  • 3 – 4 years on the job experience in recruitment and/or Human Resources Management is required

  • Understand the recruitment processes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Sinhala/Tamil

  • Strong organizational, facilitation, interpersonal and cross cultural skills

  • Good MS Office skills with hands-on experience in tracking recruitment outcomes/metrics

  • Strong administrative skills and has an eye for details

  • Excellent inter-personnel relationship skills with active listening skills

  • Ability to multi-task & work well in a fast paced work environment with limited supervision & willing to go the extra mile when required

  • A solid understanding of how people go through a change and the change process

  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of the project lifecycle.

  • Knowledge of local labour law & related procedures will be an added value

  • A good team player with ability to work well in a cross-cultural work environment

  • Experience with large-scale organizational change effort preferred

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 19th November 2018

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.