ICT Recruitment Partner



ICT Recruitment Partner (1 year fixed term contract)

Job Description

Over the past 100 years, IBMers all over the globe have helped make the world work better and smarter. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things: Changing how we create, collaborate, analyze and engage. From transforming healthcare to improving the retail shopping experience – it’s what IBMers do. In Africa, we’ve been changing the way the continent does business for more than 50 years, and as our company continues to grow, we’re looking for talented professionals to join us in this new era.
Join us and be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers, and make an impact.

As a Talent Search Partner you will help generate candidate pipelines for skills such as Cloud, Analytics, ICT Security, Digital, Social, Resiliency and Consulting through various recruiting and sourcing methods including, but not limited to, cold calling, networking with professional organizations, searching internet resume databases and Headhunting. Through these activities, you will develop a pipeline for current requisitions and anticipated future needs.

This role requires keeping meticulous candidate records and experience using online and computer based candidate management tools, as well as the ability to maintain highly confidential information. The ability to work independently as well as part of a team is a must.

As a subject matter expert, you will be responsible for pro-actively generating talent pool, pipeline and the footprint of skills for various business units, utilizing effective and cost efficient channels
You will develop and execute complex sourcing strategies that target both active and passive external candidates, particularly hard-to-find talent and niche skills aligned to IBM strategy
You will develop processes and sources for identifying talent pools, with a focus on unique business unit needs
You will guide and counsel Recruitment Partners on the best talent acquisition solution for the requested role
You will help determine suitability of applicants for employment by evaluating candidate Credentials, Attitude, Aptitude skills, job related skills and experience, and match to IBM and our purpose, values and practices through telephonic screening and interviews
Invite candidates to apply or submit candidates to open requisition
You will help Recruitment Partners & Hiring Managers with long listing and as well as present key findings for short listing
Use various primary and secondary research tools to create and present talent pipeline (both active and passive) in complete detail
Responsible for creating and updating Candidate Status and Recruiting Activity reports 
Help close and manage matched Candidates on IBM opportunities (this does not include candidate offer management)

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Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Role ( Job Role )

Recruitment Professional

State / Province


Primary job category

Human Resources

Contract type


Employment Type




Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?


Travel Required

No Travel

IBM Business Group


Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

City / Township / Village


EO Statement

Affirmative Action and/or EE candidates will be given first preference as per our employment equity strategies.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Related Degree/Diploma
5years solid ICT Agency experience
5years Headhunting experience
Proven track record of recruiting for Senior Level scarce ICT Skills


South Africa

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

7years solid ICT Agency experience
Previous experience as a Talent Search Partner

Secondary Job Category

Other Human Resources

Eligibility Requirements

5years solid Agency experience

Position Type


Early Professional Track

Not Applicable - Professional Hire

New Collar Role


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