Assistant Manager – Talent Acquisition

Sri Lanka

Assistant Manager – Talent Acquisition

Primary job role

The ‘Assistant Manager – Talent Acquisition’ will oversee and take responsibility for the overall recruitment process for Fortude in Asia, Australia and New Zealand regions.

Main duties/responsibilities

  • Design, develop and execute Fortude’s talent strategy effectively.
  • Take responsibility for the full recruitment life cycle, including strategic candidate sourcing, interviewing, selection and offer development for operational and support vacancies in Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.
  • Consult with the business and HR on talent gaps to create and execute an effective recruiting approach to source, assess, and hire the most qualified and diverse talent.
  • Partner with stakeholders to provide insights and expertise on talent sourcing and suggest creative ways to address talent acquisition challenges.
  • Successfully manage talent searches, set benchmarks and metrics, identify bottlenecks, and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Closely work with hiring managers, regional heads, delivery teams, resource management and finance teams in fulfilling the resourcing requirements while adhering to internal processes.
  • Partner with employer branding and marketing teams to create campaigns, promoting Fortude as a preferred employer.
  • Network with universities, industry professionals and professional bodies to share and collect best practices and promote Fortude as a preferred employer.
  • Collaborate remotely with other team members, Delivery and Regional teams, external vendors, and consultants as needed in a high-paced work environment.
  • Prepare hiring-related reports such as cost to company (CTC) forecast reports and talent acquisition-related financial reports monthly.
  • Own the subcontracting, freelancing engagement and onboarding processes at Fortude and maintain the vendor database.
  • Own the confirmation process for new recruits.

Technical Knowledge

  • Knowledge and experience working with popular job boards in targeted regions


  • 4-5 years of experience in an IT talent acquisition role
  • Talent acquisition experience in the ERP industry will be an added advantage


  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent qualification

Behavioral competencies

  • Communication
  • Teamwork & collaboration
  • Client orientation
  • Results & execution orientation

Equal Opportunity Employer

Everyone can grow at Fortude; regardless of their identity. Join us, and be a part of an organisation, where we’re all proud to belong.