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Recruitment Advisor, Asia

Job Reference tbigc/TP/53380/873 #LI-NM1

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Not Applicable
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Human Resources, Staffing and Recruiting
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Focus of the Role

The Tony Blair Institute (TBI) continues to rapidly grow its team in Singapore. To support our work, we are recruiting an outstanding candidate to provide recruitment expertise (interns, early and mid-career hires) to the organisation across Asia.

The role will report to our Recruitment Manager, Asia, and will work closely with our teams across the Asia region as well as with our central teams in the UK and Globally.

Job Introduction

The Recruitment Advisor is a key role in the People Team as our organisation rapidly grows in 2023 and beyond: our existing programmes are expanding.

The role will be a critical, external facing role which will help shape the growth of the Institute through the attraction of exception talent for interns, early  and mid-career hires across Asia.

Please note, it is essential you have an existing right to work in Singapore to apply for this role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working closely with the People Team, be an ambassador for the Institute in our recruitment processes
  • Working closely with the Director of People, HR Business Partners and Hiring Managers, define, develop and embed a hiring strategy for each new role allocated to the Recruitment Advisor, driven by the needs of the relevant team or division and funding requirements
  • Develop and implement new and innovative methods of talent acquisition, measuring performance through key metrics and continuously improving standards
  • Undertake a clear, process driven briefing process with all Hiring Managers for each role
  • Undertake active search for candidates through LinkedIn or other relevant talent platforms
  • Work with our Recruitment Co-Ordinators to ensure that all new roles are posted on our ATS and LinkedIn life page
  • Work with Hiring Managers to thoroughly and efficiently sift all applications made through our ATS
  • Being an ambassador for the Institute, undertake screening calls with initial short listed candidates
  • Present an articulate and thorough shortlist to Hiring Managers for each role, based upon all competences and ambition
  • Working with our Recruitment Co-Ordinators, support Hiring Managers through interview processes in order to help identify successful candidates
  • Engage with successful candidates to present and where necessary, negotiate, offers of employment and work closely with Hiring Managers and HR Business Partners to ensure that successful candidates have a positive and engaging experience in their onboarding to the Institute

Person Specification

This is a key role in the People Team to provide excellent talent (interns and early & mid-career hires) for the Institute at a time of significant employee growth. The successful candidate should possess a commitment to an outstanding candidate recruitment journey, outstanding attention to detail, and be able to demonstrate the majority of the following:
  • Manage delivery of recruitment with several years of significant experience
  • Directly source for candidates through various channels including LinkedIn Recruiter
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to meet deadlines under pressure and manage multiple tasks and competing priorities
  • A proven ability to analyse, interpret and communicate complex and fast-moving information to senior stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, problem-solving attitude, and ability to work both independently and as a collaborative team player
  • Excellent diplomacy, discretion and ability to engage with individuals at all levels is essential
  • Strong experience in use of an ATS
  • Flexible working style and ability to support Hiring Managers in numerous jurisdictions or learn quickly and with ambiguity


About The Institute

The Tony Blair Institute (TBI) is a mission-driven not for profit organisation. We exist to equip political leaders and governments to build open, inclusive and prosperous societies.  We do this through developing policy and advising governments.  We work hard, every day, to make a difference. When governments work well they are able to create economic and social change in a way that promotes fairness, social justice and opportunity. We work relentlessly to support leader and governments with the challenges they face. Giving them practical solutions and actionable insights, that once implemented, can be transformative for their people  

As an organisation, the core beliefs we all embrace are: 

  • Open and Progressive: you’ll believe in the value of teamwork 
  • Bold and Pragmatic: you’ll approach everything you do with integrity and authenticity 
  • Optimistic Changemaker: you’ll be focused on results 

TBI believes embracing diversity and inclusion make us a better place to work.  It’s our goal to reflect everyone in society and we actively welcome applications from individuals and groups who are under-represented in the workplace. We celebrate difference be it ethnicity, religion, age, gender or gender identity, sexual orientation or disability. We will only ever assess you on your abilities and fit for a role. We’re happy to discuss any adjustments you need to ensure a level playing field during recruitment and, if you\'re successful, discuss any adjustments you might need to thrive in your role.