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Sourcing Specialist - Insurance RPO

Location: Singapore, Central Singapore SG


Requisition Number: 2458

Position Title: Sourcing Specialist

External Description:

Job Title: Sourcing Specialist - Insurance RPO

The role of Sourcing Specialist is key to the success of Randstad Sourceright. Our proactive Sourcing Teams are highly trained and skilled individuals who are not reliant on job boards or LinkedIn but use the wealth of unique RSR sourcing channels to identify hard to find talent.

A tenacious knack to quickly execute research techniques and a determination to uncover hidden online information is essential for success. The ability to work in a fast paced, changing environment, where you will manage your daily activity to identify leads and engage people online and over the phone is vital.

Job Purpose:

Execute all sourcing activities such as advisory requisition intake, sourcing, screening and submitting into clients. Main focus is candidate identification and engagement

Industry / Sector:

Insurance and Financial Services

Reporting To:

Team Lead or Team Manager

Knowledge, Skills And Experience:

  • Knowledge of social media and social networking sites.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple requisition assignments across 1 or more industry sector

Main Accountabilities:

  • Initiate a range of sourcing activities by using various sourcing technology platforms and leveraging resources effectively including social media, networking, cold calling and conducting referrals together with specialised sourcing tools such as Entelo, to ensure a regular supply of qualified candidates that align to client requirements
  • Review and execute sourcing plans in alignment to Recruitment Strategy Frameworks which indicate likely sourcing channels for key repeatable client roles
  • Responsible for market and talent research ascertaining likely sourcing opportunities for well-matched candidates
  • Conduct a verbal first interview to ensure client interest and match to requirements and document responses.

a) Requisition Intake:

  • Organize/join intake with the hiring manager/Talent Advisor in order to get a complete picture of hard and soft requirements, culture and working environment
  • Identify screening criteria together with the client and Talent Advisor
  • Identify the Employee Value Proposition – why should a candidate join our client to ensure you can correctly describe the opportunity to potential candidates to convince candidates to interview
  • Upon completion of intake meeting, create Recruitment Strategy Framework which details sourcing plans

b) Identification

  • Analyse job description and translate to search strings to be used in Boolean string searches.
  • Use RSR sourcing training to activate multiple sourcing channels to ensure a robust shortlist slate
  • Review CV’s for pattern recognition to guide search queries.
  • Determine eligibility of candidates based on paper CV.
  • Diligent internet research to find hidden information (passive candidates).
  • Putting together Recruitment Strategy Framework where applicable.

c) Engagement, Screening and Submission:

  • Make first and further connections with candidates.
  • Engage and communicate with prospective candidates.
  • Carry out voice or Montage remote interviews.
  • Verbal review of qualifications and candidate level of interest
  • Determine fit of the candidate with the client’s organization.
  • Create Candidate Profiling Form.
  • Submit and position candidates on employment opportunities.

d) Reporting:

  • Daily/Weekly reporting of search and screening activity into leadership and Talent Advisor.
  • Make real-time updates for timely and accurate record keeping of candidate activity and productivity.

e) Relationship Management

  • Act as clients / client facing recruiters ‘single point of contact’ (SPOC) from a daily delivery/operational perspective.

Key Performance Indicators:

The following indicators are suggested to monitor performance and can be used to identify problem areas:

  • Completion and certification of 3 levels of RSR specialised sourcing training (Total Talent Sourcing Methodology) within first 3 months of employment.
  • Monthly scorecard is consistently achieved- submittal to interview to hire
  • Research Delivery – completed within agreed timeline
  • Search string development
  • Basic research across market, industry, skill, etc.
  • Talent supply analysis – building competitive awareness for sourcing techniques


The key competencies for this role include:

Strong Concepts

  1. Client focus

Best People

  1. Performance management
  2. Resilience
  3. Work under pressure

Excellent Execution

  1. Passion for results
  2. Commercial drive
  3. Team working
  4. Efficient implementation

Superior Brands

  1. Promoting core values
  2. Genuineness

 About Randstad Sourceright:

Randstad Sourceright is a global talent leader, providing solutions and expertise that help companies position for growth, execute on strategy and improve business agility.

Sourceright’s delivery encompasses all facets of the talent acquisition of permanent employees and the contingent and contractor workforce. Key offerings include Managed Services Provider (MSP) programs, Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Integrated Talent Management services (ITM) which blends RPO and MSP.

Working for a multi-country organisation means working with clients and colleagues with diverse backgrounds. This results in a digital way of working and requires a proactive growth mind-set to deliver the advisory mind set our clients expect.

Randstad Sourceright
EA Licence No: 94C3609



Community / Marketing Title: Sourcing Specialist - Insurance RPO

Company Profile:

Randstad is a global leader in the HR services industry, with Asia-Pacific operations in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, India, Australia and New Zealand. Our business supports people organisations in realising their true potential, helping find the best permanent and contract talent across industries.

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Location_formattedLocationLong: Singapore, Central Singapore SG

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