Medilink International

Talent Acquisition Specialist

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  06 Apr, 2023
  • Job Ref:  KMP-80177

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our team.

Overall purpose
To collaborate with departmental heads on a regular basis and proactively identify future hiring needs, attract candidates using various channels, perform interviews, evaluate and process applications.

Main responsibilities

  • Create, manage and plan talent pools and pipelines.
  • Identify and set up recruitment opportunities such as job fairs and partnering with third-party institutions to create talent pipelines.
  • Managing the recruitment process.
  • Working with internal departments to understand present and future needs and identify talent gaps.
  • Manage recruitment suppliers.
  • Advertising, promoting and headhunting of candidates using social media.
  • Work with Hiring Managers to assess candidates.
  • Ensure the proper documentation of the hiring process.
  • Organise interviews at various levels to help evidence candidate potential.
  • Assist the heads of department in the preparation of new job descriptions.
  • Keep job requirements and job descriptions up to date with company requirements.
  • Assist Hiring Managers in the preparation of job-relevant questionnaires and assessments.
  • Manage candidates in line with best practices and company policies.
  • Identify channels, and platforms, including social media and local / international job boards most suited and effective for each position.
  • Take over the onboarding of personnel.
  • Ensure company recruitment and onboarding policies and processes are in line with industry standards, legal requirements and best practices at all times.
  • Keep up-to-date metrics regarding recruitment that enable informed decision-making.
  • Any other duties, commensurate with the staff member’s skill, that the company may require from time to time.

Skills and competencies

  • Ability to prioritise the workload.
  • Effective problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and individually under own initiative.
  • Attention to detail and focus oriented.
  • Takes ownership of assignments.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Highly organised.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Can-do attitude.
  • Deadline oriented.
  • Able to think outside the box.


  • Certificate in HR or equivalent.
  • Ideally recognised international certification or membership with recognised recruitment institutions.
  • Strong industry and knowledge of job markets and trends.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Maltese employment legislation.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications.
  • Experienced with ATS and HRIS systems.


  • No less than two years of experience in a similar role.
  • Ideally having experience working in a multicultural environment.


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Written and verbal communication skills in Maltese and French are ideal.
  • Written and verbal communication skills in any other language are a bonus.