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Talent Acquisition Sourcing Lead – Vice President

Job Req ID 22554341 Primary Location Singapore, Singapore Job Category Human Resources
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We have an exciting opportunity for a Singapore based Sourcing Lead to join our APAC Talent Acquisition (TA) team.

The Sourcing Lead is an individual contributor responsible for promoting Citi brand and culture with active & passive candidates in coordination with the Talent Acquisition team. The overall objective is to collaborate and build trusted relationships with hiring managers and Talent Acquisition colleagues to understand position requirements with focus on the knowledge, skills & abilities required, and to help build strategy around the business demand.

Reporting to Singapore Talent Acquisition Head, this role is an intermediate management level position responsible for managing a group of Country Talent Sourcers, design and delivery of sourcing strategy & performance and attraction & source channel optimization. The successful candidate will have a matrix reporting line into Head of APAC Talent Acquisition Professional Services, Audit & Governance Lead based in the Philippines,

If you are passionate about using data, sourcing strategy, engaging with talent from diverse backgrounds, and executing bold and innovative ideas, we want to hear from you!

Role Responsibilities:

  • Work on gathering insights from the candidate market on the location/availability/demographics (i.e. diversity) of talent alongside talent pool analytics

  • Proactively identify candidate slates by pursuing and qualifying passive candidates through tools such as LinkedIn, Entelo

  • Collaborate and build trusted relationships with hiring managers and Talent Acquisition colleagues to understand position requirements with focus on the knowledge, skills & abilities required

  • Manage market messaging to desirable talent eliciting increased applicant flow

  • Collect, maintain and deliver market data/intelligence for recruitment and hiring managers that reflect the availability of talent in key markets and/or linked to specific requisitions (i.e. organizational structure, scope of positions in competing companies, compensation, benefits information, market trends)

  • Research the availability of diverse talent for select roles to advise & consult with recruiters & hiring managers to develop a strategy to engage and attract such talent

  • Research internal and external marketplace of available talent and deliver information that can inform on the competitive landscape, inclusive of talent movement within our competitors.

  • Maintain accurate information in the CRM (Avature) through a consistent communication strategy with a pipelined network of prospects

  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

  • Promote the Citi brand amongst those targeted via high touch, quality interaction

  • Leverage AI tools to increase automation and accuracy


  • Min 10 years of relevant experience in Candidate Search/ Candidate Engagement.

  • Experienced in and familiar with Banking and Finance sectors in a talent acquisition capacity

  • Hands-on experience with sourcing techniques (e.g. recruiting on social platforms and crafting Boolean search strings)

  • Familiarity with HR databases, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATSs) and Candidate Management Systems

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong sales skills – ability to sell open roles and positively present to potential passive candidates

  • Ability to manage time proficiently while meeting deadlines with speed and efficiency

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Work well autonomously and with a team


  • Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred


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Human Resources


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Time Type:

Full time


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Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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