Staffing Specialist

PH-Davao City
4 months ago
Project Management


Appen is a global leader in the development of high-quality, human annotated datasets for machine learning and artificial intelligence. With over 20 years of experience, expertise in more than 180 languages, and access to a global crowd of over 400,000, Appen partners with leading technology companies to enhance their machine learning-based products.


Position Summary:
The Staffing Specialist role is responsible for administering the full-cycle sourcing activities necessary to provide skilled consultants for global projects.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Works closely and collaboratively with project managers to understand the requirements for highly skilled, technical positions and to facilitate communication and proactive problem-solving
  • Researches target language and culture for international projects.
  • Leverage online sourcing resources and in-house ATS to identify and attract the very best candidates
  • Manages candidate screening process, administer NDA and contracts.
  • Schedules qualified candidates for interview by project manager if requested
  • Maintains records of consultants to include contract date(s), performance records and terminations
  • Develops and places postings for Web Search Division projects
  • Leads the continuous improvement of creative, effective, cost-effective sourcing strategies through tracking, monitoring and analyzing for effectiveness for assigned countries/markets
  • Builds and maintains a pipeline of key talent to respond efficiently and effectively to project resource needs and the growth of the business
  • Maintains metrics on the effectiveness of postings
  • Works on cross-functional sourcing process projects and other duties as assigned

Summary of Experience:

  • Minimum of one year experience on the same field
  • International recruiting experience is an advantage
  • Familiarity with best practice’s recruiting and sourcing methodologies
  • Familiarity with SAP/iCIMS or other applicant-tracking systems
  • Prior recruiting experience for technical positions
  • Experience with metrics driven, high volume recruiting concept
  • Experience as part of a RPO team or supporting virtual teams required
  • Experience and availability to work USA hours as required
  • Bachelor’s degree of any course


Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven culture
  • Able to respond quickly and positively to new or changed initiatives
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills; active listening skills
  • English skills are a must have
  • Ability to form relationships and work collaboratively and influence at all levels
  • Ability to work effectively in a virtual environment
  • Flexible, independent, calm and self-motivated
  • Must be able to provide references and validate work experience.


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