Corporate Recruiter

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About Tala

Tala is a global technology company building the world’s most accessible financial services. With more than $350 million raised from visionary investors, we are serving millions of customers around the world who have been overlooked by traditional financial institutions – and our plan is to serve millions more, and have been named by the Fortune Impact 20 list, CNBC’s Disruptor 50, and Forbes’ Fintech 50 list for four years running. We are expanding across product offerings, countries and crypto and are looking for people who have an entrepreneurial spirit and are passionate about the mission.

By creating a unique platform that enables lending and other financial services around the globe, people in emerging markets are able to start and expand small businesses, manage day-to-day needs, and pursue their financial goals with confidence. Currently, more than 6 million people across Kenya, the Philippines, Mexico, and India have used Tala products. Due to our global team, we have a remote-first approach, and also have offices in Santa Monica, CA (HQ); Nairobi, Kenya; Mexico City, Mexico; Manila, the Philippines; and Bangalore, India. 

Most Talazens join us because they connect with our mission of enabling financial agency for underbanked people around the world. If you are energized by the impact you can make at Tala, we’d love to hear from you!

Tala’s mission is to improve the financial lives of millions of people in developing markets by creating new, accessible financial services that are most relevant to their needs. We are quickly growing in new markets and looking for outstanding people to join our team.

As part of Tala’s aim to establish itself in the markets we are currently in, the right people need to be placed to lead local initiatives. As the Corporate Recruiter, you will collaborate with a dedicated and hard-working Talent Acquisition team in staffing and meeting strategic/volume hire targets while providing a best-in-class experience for both our hiring managers and candidates. You will own the entire recruiting life-cycle process for your searches and will serve as a consultative partner to hiring managers on all recruiting activities. You will help evaluate candidates for alignment with our company's core values and mission.

What you'll do:

    • Work with hiring managers on recruiting planning meetings.
    • Create MOCs and job descriptions for strategic/volume hires with close coordination of Hiring Managers and PH People Business Partner
    • Handles end-to-end recruiting responsibilities including partnering with hiring managers to develop recruiting/interviewing plans, creating job descriptions, scheduling interviews, drafting and sending job offers. 
    • Efficiently and effectively fill open strategic corporate talent needs and volume hire requirements.
    • Conduct regular follow-up with managers to determine the effectiveness of recruiting plans and implementation.
    • Develop and maintain a pipeline of qualified candidates in advance of need.
    • Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruiting.
    • Build networks to find qualified passive candidates.
    • Post openings on online venues, newspaper classifieds, with professional organizations, and in other positions appropriate venues.
    • Prepare, post, and manage requisitions in our ATS
    • Locate and document where to find ideal candidates.
    • Aid public relations in establishing a recognizable employer of choice reputation for the company, both internally and externally.
    • Leads coordination for career fairs, employer branding events, and in-office events PH meetups.
    • Conducts candidate reference and initiates background checks
    • Creates offer letters and manages the handoff process to PH People Business Partner for filing.
    • Assist in onboarding new hires such as (but not limited to) conducting People Ops Onboarding on new hires’ first day.
    • Communicate with managers and employees regularly to establish rapport, gauge morale, and source new candidate leads.
    • Create contacts within the industry.
    • Attend local professional meetings and membership development meetings.
    • Maintain regular contact with possible future candidates.


    • Bachelor's Degree in Business or any related field. 
    • 2+ years experience in recruiting strategic hires and Executives (technical recruiting a plus)
    • 2+ years experience in recruiting volume hire requirements
    • Proven candidate sourcing and relationship building skills.
    • Excellent computer skills and knowledge in working with GDrive
    • Effective oral and written communication skills.
    • General knowledge of various employment laws and practices.
    • Ability to work with various departments and foster teamwork.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Able to collect and interpret data-based measurements to demonstrate the effectiveness or failure of the recruitment system from position opening to onboarding.
    • Ability to maintain the highly confidential nature of human resources work.

Preferred Skills & Experience:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources. 
    • Strategic, entrepreneurial thinking aligned to Tala’s mission and startup stage
    • Organizational skills to plan, coordinate, prioritize, with startup flexibility
    • Business savvy to understand and contribute to metrics underlying financial products
    • Experience working Applicant Tracking System
    • Proficiency in Google Suite and Slack preferred.
    • Familiarity with software and general fintech talent landscape in the Philippines
Our vision is to build a new financial ecosystem where everyone can participate on equal footing and access the tools they need to be financially healthy. We strongly believe that inclusion fosters innovation and we’re proud to have a diverse global team that represents a multitude of backgrounds, cultures, and experience. We hire talented people regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.