Assistant / Manager, Talent Acquisition

Assistant / Manager, Talent Acquisition

Government Technology Agency of Singapore
4-9 years
Not Specified

Job Description

As a Talent Acquisition Manager, you will partner key stakeholders in managing the full recruitment life cycle. In this role, you will understand external trends in the market, engage top talents for our opportunities, actively manage the client and candidate throughout the process, assess and evaluate talents for roles and manage negotiations through to close. More importantly, you must be an agile individual who not only thrive in a dynamic work environment but has the X-factor to attract talents to be part of the GovTech story.

As a Talent Acquisition Manager, you will partner key stakeholders in managing the full recruitment life cycle. In this role, you will understand external trends in the market, engage top talents for our opportunities, actively manage the client and candidate throughout the process, assess and evaluate talents for roles and manage negotiations through to close. More importantly, you must be an agile individual who not only thrive in a dynamic work environment but has the X-factor to attract talents to be part of the GovTech story.

With our Mission - Engineering Digital Government. Making Lives Better - delivering digital transformation within the public service is at the heart of what GovTech does. We harness the best infocomm technologies to make a difference to the everyday lives of Singaporeans, and in order to do so, we need the best people on board to live up to our mission. In the People and Organization Division (POD), we spearhead initiatives to recruit, nurture and develop talents within GovTech.


As a Talent Acquisition Manager, you will partner key stakeholders in managing the full recruitment life cycle. In this role, you will understand external trends in the market, engage top talents for our opportunities, actively manage the client and candidate throughout the process, assess and evaluate talents for roles and manage negotiations through to close. More importantly, you must be an agile individual who not only thrive in a dynamic work environment but has the X-factor to attract talents to be part of the GovTech story.


What you will be working on:

  • Manage the full recruitment life-cycle, from gathering requirements to conducting interviews to offer management
  • Be an advisor to the business in developing recruitment strategies to attract top tech talents, be recognised as a subject-matter-expert in all recruitment related matters
  • Build relationships and engage talents in the market, providing excellent candidate experience
  • Work in partnership with internal cross divisions to improve employer branding, participate in marketing/outreach campaigns
  • Identify passive candidates through research, internal and external networking, and direct outreach
  • Contribute ideas and participate in initiatives to improve and streamline recruitment processes
  • Timely updates in the recruitment system so as to adopt a data-driven approach to recruitment
What we are looking for:
  • Sourcing and recruitment experience, with proven record of successful placements, preferably in the high-tech industry
  • Experienced in using social media, job boards, internet sourcing, and other means to reach out to passive candidates
  • Good business acumen and excellent negotiation skills to influence and engage stakeholders of all levels
  • Experience in using insights and data to influence executives
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Graduates in engineering/technology preferred, though not a must
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company as we believe that diversity is meaningful to innovation. Our employee benefits are based on a total rewards approach, offering a holistic and market-competitive suite of perks. This includes generous leave benefits to meet your work-life needs. We trust that you will get the job done wherever you are, and whatever works best for you – so work from home or take a break to exercise if you need to*. We also believe it’s important for you to keep honing your craft in the constantly-evolving tech landscape, so we provide and support a plethora of in-house and external learning and development opportunities all year round.


*Subject to the nature of your job role that might require you to be onsite during fixed hours

The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) seeks to transform the delivery of Government Digital Services by taking an 'outside-in' view, putting citizens and businesses at the heart of everything we do. We also develop the Smart Nation infrastructure and applications, and facilitate collaboration with the public to co-develop technologies.

Join us as we support Singapore’s vision of building a Smart Nation - a nation of possibilities empowered through info-communications technology and related engineering.

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