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Specialist: Talent Sourcing

Date: 07-Jan-2022

Location: Bellville, Western Cape, ZA

Company: Capitec Bank Ltd


Who We Are

We’re a bank, but we’re more than that too. We believe that banking is about people and that there's a simpler way to bank, and that by helping our clients manage their financial lives better, we enable them to live better. 


Why Choose Us

At Capitec, we offer our best by being a CEO in every situation – we always put the Client first, act with Energy and take Ownership. And to support people in being their best, Our Employee Value Proposition offers every member of our team value by encouraging their involvement in our organisation, creating cohesive teams, and providing growth opportunities as well as employee benefits and savings. We make it a priority to ensure that each Capitec person feels known, valued, focused and has the opportunity to grow. 


Join Us in Becoming the Best Bank in the World

We appoint people for their potential and continuously look for talented, driven individuals to help us innovate and evolve the banking industry. That’s why we focus on finding the right people for the right jobs. We love what we do –it takes a great team, commitment and dedication to build a brand that we are proud of and that our clients trust.

Purpose Statement

In this role you will provide a specialist technology sourcing service for the purposes of talent acquisition, through a process of appropriate channel selection and/or creation, appropriate direct sourcing techniques, market research and lead generation, applicant screening and engagement:

Source Talent

  • Develop and apply innovative and effective sourcing techniques to generate a pool of suitable candidates based on a business requirement for highly sought-after critical skill sets.
  • Proactively create and maintain a pipeline of potential candidates
  • Gather relevant market intelligence in order to meet current and future resourcing needs
  • Build a strong network of talent within the relevant sector to support Shared Services functions (Data/Credit/Finance)

Attract Talent

  • Attract and engage with potential candidates by thoroughly understanding the relevant business unit requirements through close partnership with the recruiting line manager and Talent Acquisition Specialist  
  • Through initial candidate screenings, acquire relevant candidate information and clarify key areas of experience to match role suitability
  • Shortlist and present applicants who meet the agreed job specifications
  • Be an advocate for the Capitec EVP, Culture and Fundamentals



  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in:
  • Direct sourcing techniques and methods, specifically aimed at passive candidates with scarce and/or critical skill sets 
  • Telephonic screening techniques for the purpose of shortlisting or attracting candidates upholding an excellent candidate experience through effective response handling and timeous candidate feedback
  • Market Mapping and gathering marketing intelligence
  • Working in a target driven environment


  • 5+ years in a talent sourcing and acquisition environment
  • Experience in working with a wide variety of candidate sourcing platforms
  • Prior experience with working on SAP Success Factors
  • Strong talent network

Qualifications (Minimum)

  • Grade 12 National Certificate / Vocational

Qualifications (Ideal or Preferred)

  • A relevant degree in Psychology or Industrial/Organisational Psychology



  • General HR processes and procedures
  • Relevant legislation (i.e., LRA, Employment Equity Act)
  • Effective and efficient telephonic interviewing/screening techniques
  • Competency based recruitment
  • Sourcing approaches and methods


  • Similar to minimum


  • Computer Literacy (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook)
  • Communications Skills
  • Interpersonal & Relationship management Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Planning, organising and coordination skills


  • Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Working with People
  • Adapting and Responding to Change
  • Persuading and Influencing
  • Learning and Researching
  • Coping with Pressures and Setbacks
  • Relating and Networking
  • Planning and Organising

Conditions of Employment

  • Clear criminal and credit record


Capitec is committed to diversity, applications to this position will strictly be considered in support of our employment equity goals