Job Opportunity for Team Lead – Talent Acquisition at The Apprentice Project in Pune, Mumbai

Website The Apprentice Project (TAP)

About The Apprentice Project (TAP)

The Apprentice Project (TAP) is a for-impact organization determined to transform Government/low-income schools by offering holistic development of all children. At TAP, we use choice-based learning (Visual arts, Performing arts, or STEM) to develop leadership skills.

Role Summary

Location – Pune/Mumbai OR Remote(visit city of placement once every 4 months).

Time Commitment – Full Time

Reporting to – HR Manager

Compensation – 3.80 – 5.10 LPA (inclusive of EPF & Medical Insurance)

Key Job Areas

Talent Acquisition

● Implement the recruitment strategy for full-time employees, core-team (volunteering with staff) and mentors (volunteering with children) at TAP

● Devise and implement sourcing strategies to build pipelines of potential applicants, such as placement cells of various colleges/universities and job portals

● Perform analysis of hiring needs and provide employee hiring forecasts

● Identify and rectify bottlenecks in the recruiting process

● Create and implement end-to-end candidate hiring processes which will help in quick and smooth on-boarding of employees

● Create systems for clear and prompt communication with directors

● Schedule interview and selection procedures, including assessments by coordinating with the Candidates and the Directors

● Maintain documentation of recruitment strategy and all candidate information systematically

● Send offer letters to employees, MOU’s to volunteers and mentors at the beginning of tenure and maintain documentation

● Send Letter-of-Recommendation to volunteers and mentors at the end of their tenure

HR Operations

● Ensure HR policies are updated and adequate

● Support in benefits management and payroll administration including system management, data record-keeping and contract management for staff, independent contractors and volunteers

● Ensure compliance to applicable labor laws and policy administration

● Create a robust documentation creation and storing process

Organizational Building

● Assist Talent Retention Team Lead in ideation and execution of strategies to help talent grow and stay within the organization

● Build and maintain a rapport with internal team for swift communication of requirements

● Maintain relationships with volunteering partners

● Proactively build relations and connect with individuals who have shown keen interest in TAP’s vision

● Play a role in engagement, learning and development of the staff

● Work closely with TAP leadership and employees to build work relationships, creating a culture of trust, respect and transparency between the management and employees

Qualifications & Experience

● Graduate/Postgraduate in any field

● 0 to 2 years of relevant full-time work experience across sectors, preferably in roles that required

Talent Acquisition

● Managed relationships with multiple stakeholders

● Speed and attention to detail are non-negotiables


● Strong interpersonal skills

● Networking skills

● Detail orientation

● Strong written and verbal communication skills

● Negotiation skills

● Proficient use of MS Office (Excel, Powerpoint, Word) and Google Suite (Docs, Slides, Sheets)

Desired Competencies

● Data-driven

● Action-oriented

● Is an organized thinker

● Able to manage difficult situations and think on the feet

● Ability to navigate through ambiguity

Compensation is provided at par with the sector benchmark for this position in alignment with the individual’s prior experience and qualifications.

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