Junior Recruitment Consultant

May 27, 2024

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Bursary Description

Junior Recruitment Consultant

IDM is growing quickly and needs a Junior Recruitment Consultant to join the People Team and will be responsible for supporting the recruitment process by coordinating interviews, managing applicant tracking systems, and assisting with onboarding new hires for Internal and External vacancies.

Are you ready to save the day? It’s time you join the ranks of our super-powered People Team. Who are we? Just your friendly neighborhood team of people practitioners, whose solutions to support our IDM community are far beyond ordinary. If your passion for serving people is nothing short of super-human, swoop in and submit your résumé today.


What’s in it for you?

  • Hybrid (onsite and remote) work environment
  • Competitive packages, including medical aid, employee insurance, RA contributions, birthday leave
  • A values and purpose driven working culture
  • Rewards and awards as tokens of recognition for hard work
  • Bursary program and encouragement to pursue future studies
  • Merrit based promotions in a fast growing company with a wide range of opportunities available


Tasks and responsibilities to be expected in the role:

  • Utilize the ATS to manage the administration of the recruitment process efficiently, including requesting candidate documents and updating candidate statuses.
  • Correspond with candidates to schedule open days and interviews, provide updates on their application status, and respond to inquiries.
  • Coordinate interview schedules between candidates and hiring managers.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of candidate information, interview feedback, and hiring decisions.
  • Facilitate background checks and reference checks for selected candidates, ensuring compliance with company policies and regulations.
  • Assist with the onboarding process for new hires, including paperwork, orientation schedules and sending out new joiner information emails.
  • Create and manage job postings on the ATS, ensuring accuracy and completeness of job descriptions, if required.


Requirements we would like you to meet:

  • Minimum qualification National Diploma or equivalent in Organisational Psychology or Human Resources
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience
  • Recruitment Agency experience will be advantageous
  • Basic knowledge of Labour Law practices & Acts
  • Recruitment system experience – beneficial
  • Experience in coordinating tasks, meetings, interviews
  • Experience working on Excel and Power Point, compiling reports and presentations


Key competencies and skills required:

  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A superior customer service attitude
  • Ability to work independently and perform under pressure i.e. manage priorities and expectations
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Self-motivated and ability to use initiative
  • The ability to communicate effectively and confidently with employees, colleagues and management
  • Organised with systematic approach to work
  • Effective People administration skills
  • Full understanding of People functions and best practices
  • Highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office and related business and communication tools
  • A good representation of the IDM Values and Culture


This is a great opportunity for somebody who wants to move their career into the People field.