Why a Good Resume Is Important

People are finding out that they have more opportunities now. If you are one of those seeking to take advantage of this situation in order to find work, then it is important that you present yourself in the best way possible. Traditionally, one of the ways of creating a good impression is through a well-written resume. But there are some people who believe that the importance of a good resume is overestimated.

Recruitment Specialist at Food Concepts Plc

  • Food Concepts commenced operations in 2001. From inception, our aim has been clear-cut and focused: to revolutionize the food sector in West Africa and to deliver extraordinary satisfaction to our stakeholders.

    Since launching in 2004, Chicken Republic (Subsidiary of Food concepts) has already opened 55 stores in Nigeria and Ghana. On this basis, we are proud of the brand’s hard-earned reputation as the fastest growing chicken QSR in West Africa and the number 1 chicken QSR in Nigeria (both in revenues and number of outlets). In addition, Chicken Republic was ranked as one of Nigeria’s top 20 brands across all categories (Financial Standards Awards 2009).

    Recruitment Specialist

     

    Location: Mushin, Lagos
    Job type: Full-time

    Job Description

    • We are looking for a Recruitment Specialist to undertake all hiring activities, from advertising open roles to interviewing candidates and closing hires.
    • Recruitment Specialist responsibilities include connecting with potential candidates online and offline, screening applications and supporting hiring managers. If you have experience evaluating candidates for roles of various fields and seniority levels, we’d like to meet you.
    • Ultimately, you will be responsible for hiring qualified people while maintaining a positive candidate experience.

    Responsibilities

    • Create and publish job adverts in various portals
    • Network with potential hires through professional groups on social media and during events
    • Collaborate with line managers to set qualification criteria for future employees
    • Screen resumes and job applications
    • Conduct initial phone screens to create shortlists of qualified candidates
    • Interview candidates in-person for a wide range of roles (junior, senior and executive)
    • Track hiring metrics including time-to-hire, time-to-fill and source of hire
    • Design, distribute and measure the results of candidate experience surveys
    • Train and advise hiring managers on interviewing techniques and assessment methods
    • Host and participate in job fairs
    • Follow up with candidates throughout the hiring process
    • Maintain a database of potential candidates for future job openings

    Qualifications
    Functional Competencies/Requirements:

    • Proven experience as a Recruitment Specialist, Recruiter or similar role.
    • Familiar with food industry trends
    • Process Management, Knowledge and Application
    • Strong understanding of the country’s specific labor laws.

    Educational Qualification/Experience:

    • Minimum of a University Degree or HND in Human Resources Management, Organizational Psychology, Business Administration or relevant field
    • Membership of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management is an added advantage.
    • Minimum of 5 -7 years’ experience practicing Human Resource

    Desired Personal Attributes:

    • Integrity
    • Strong Analytical Skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Good written and verbal communications skill
    • Ability to plan, schedule and coordinate
    • Pro-active self-starter
    • Assertive and tenacious
    • Ability to work with little or no supervision
    • Highly organized and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Food Concepts Plc career website on jobs.smartrecruiters.com to apply

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