Talent Sourcing Specialist (APAC)

Job Description

Position Overview:

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Senior Talent Sourcing Specialist to join our Talent Acquisition Organization. This role will partner with our talent acquisition team and help them identify, attract and deliver candidates for Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk business) across the APAC region. You will use your talent and recruitment sourcing/research skills combined with your relationship management ability to build talent pipelines of both active and passive candidates. You will utilize online and various direct sourcing channels to feed your pipeline repositories.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop sourcing strategies in accord with TA partners and managers to achieve organization's short and long term hiring goals
  • Drive innovative and results-oriented sourcing solutions
  • Interview/screen appropriate candidates and provide background summaries in accordance with expectations.
  • Build solid working relationships with Talent Acquisition Partners and Internal stakeholders
  • Actively participate during intake meetings with TA Partners and hiring leaders
  • Utilize your deep knowledge of online sourcing and networking to build talent pipelines
  • Build relationships with specialty organizations online
  • Provide in depth research and market intelligence on competitor organizations
  • Market Map the talent of target organizations ensuring flow of information to TA Partners
  • Reach out to passive candidates online and through networking calls
  • Provide timely feedback to shortlisted candidates on their application
  • Use in-house databases, ATS, recruitment marketing platform and maintain data integrity of all information
  • Drive employment branding through social media channels
  • Provide regular and ad hoc reports as required
  • Partner with colleagues on projects and initiatives as requested
  • Other Talent Acquisition duties as deemed necessary

  • College degree
  • Significant experience as a talent acquisition expert
  • Proven track record of delivering result
  • Domain expertise in sourcing
  • Strong relationship and communication skills

Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Experience in research/recruiting/sourcing candidates (agency or corporate)
  • Successful interviewing experience at all levels of a corporation
  • Experience sourcing candidates for sales roles a strong plus
  • In depth understanding of the Asia employment market
  • Highly organized and able to function and adapt in a high demand and changing environment
  • Internet savvy of web tools and techniques and mining databases
  • Ability to build strong partnerships with internal and external networks, based on mutual trust, courageous and insightful advice, and consistent delivery
  • Strong business acumen with a commercial/pragmatic approach
  • Strong influencing and negotiating skills
  • Ability to collaborate and work across a large, diverse, and matrixed organization
  • Effective oral and written communication skills when dealing with management and employees at various organization levels, including senior management
  • Ability to build strong credibility with business leaders across the company
  • Effective consulting skills in working with managers in setting recruiting expectations, developing an effective sourcing strategy and evaluating candidates
  • Ability to use technology effectively and efficiently to manage workload

The Financial and Risk Business of Thomson Reuters is now Refinitiv. Refinitiv equips the financial community with access to an open platform that uncovers opportunity and catalyzes change. With a dynamic combination of data, insights, technology, and news from Reuters, our customers can access solutions for every challenge, including a breadth of applications, tools, and content-all supported by human expertise. At Refinitiv, we facilitate the connections that propel people and organizations to find new possibilities to move forward.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. Therefore we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world-regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Refinitiv is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.


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