Talent Sourcing Specialist

Mumbai/ Gurgaon

Opportunity to join the winning team for an exciting game-changing startup Cloud fabric fiber operator in Asia which is backed by a large global PE fund with+30B USD in digital infra investments globally and a world-class management team.

Reporting to: HR Head
Team Size: Individual Contributor(IC)

About the Company

Lightstorm Telecom Ventures is India focused, independent, carrier-neutral telecom infrastructure platform set up by I Squared Capital, a global infrastructure- focused private equity fund. The mission of LTV is to create a digital native and market leading network platform based business, built on asset acquisitions roll up and business transformation strategy.

  1. SmartNet™ by Lightstorm Telecom Designed to be first of its kind in India is fibre based network, connecting top seven cities in India.
  2. SmartNet™ will connect >80% of all current & future Multi-Tenant Data Centre locations, all Cable Landing Stations, all Internet Exchanges and all current and future CDN locations.
  3. SmartNet™ Metro Network Topology – Linear Point-to-Point Mesh Architecture to ensure low latency and high network availability.
  4. SmartNet™ is being progressively launched in first half of 2021 across India and second half in other emerging Asia markets, mostly with large pre-booked capacities by global fortune 500 companies.
  5. Lightstorm Telecom is 100% owned SPV set up by a US based global infrastructure-focused PE fund.

Primary responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Build talent pipelines for current and future job openings
  • Performs end-to-end recruitment activity right from req creation till req closure of the assigned positions
  • Identifies target companies, user groups, and professional groups which could inform search parameters
  • Uses networking opportunities such as local community groups or professional associations to identify referrals for top candidates
  • Searches the internet using search engines, user groups, Blogs, and other creative techniques to find prospective candidates
  • Sources, screens, and submits candidates to the Hiring Manager as assigned
    • Plan interviews and selection procedures, including screening calls, assessments, and in-person interviews
    • Sourcing potential candidates through online channels (e.g. social platforms and professional networks.)
    • Develop a network of potential future hires (e.g. past applicants and referred candidates)
    • Measure key recruitment metrics, like a source of hire and time-to-hire
    • Oversee all stages of candidate experience (including application, interviews, and communication)
    • Foster long-term relationships with past applicants and potential candidates
    • Use metrics to create reports and identify areas of improvement

Key Skills/ Experience

We are looking for an ambitious and self-driven Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our team! In this role, you will be entrusted with an ongoing quest to discover talent, build a strong employment brand, and ensure great relationships with both candidates and employees. You should have a sharp eye for talented people and a steady commitment to helping them find success in our company.

  • 7-10 years of IT. Telecom Network (technical) /non-technical recruiting experience with proven success in delivering results in a dynamic, demanding fast-growing environment (in a fast-paced environment with headhunting skills)
  • Global recruitment experience/ Leadership Hiring experience is required
  • Experience in full-cycle recruiting, sourcing, and employment branding
  • Manage end to end hiring for all departments/ business units
  • Working closely with the leadership team & stakeholders in deliverables
  • Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines and work in a fast-paced, rapidly-changing environment.
  • Ability to execute recruitment strategy, keeping a strong bar for candidate experience, diversity sourcing, and interview processes.
  • Strong track record in sourcing qualified candidates, market intelligence, mapping, negotiating offers, and influencing management decision-making.
  • Understanding of all selection methods and techniques
  • Proficient in the use of social media and job boards
  • Willingness to understand the duties and competencies of different roles
  • Excellent communicator

Want to know more? 

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