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Talent Acquisition Specialist


Job Purpose


The Talent Acquisition Specialist will be involved in talent sourcing and attracting candidates to join SMRT. You will collaborate with the hiring managers to identify recruitment needs and recruit candidates using various channels and platforms.




  • Work with business stakeholders and HR business partners to develop and update job descriptions and job specifications.
  • Manage and execute the  entire recruitment process from job requisition, job advertisement to offer and acceptance.
  • Source, screen, and recruit candidates from the applicant pool as well as other channels and platforms including job fairs.
  • Conduct interviews to recruit the right talents at the right time.
  • Act as a point of contact with regard to recruitment matters.

Qualifications & Work Experience


  • At least 2 years of experience as a recruiter, either in-house or with agency.
  • Some experience with large scale recruitment and overseas recruitment of bargainable staff would be advantageous.



Technical skills include:

  • Familiar with the different channels and platform for candidate sourcing purpose (e.g. Boolean search in LinkedIn to identify & engage passive candidates)
  • Familiar with Applicant Tracking System (ATS) and HR databases. Familiarity with SAP is an advantage
  • Good knowledge of labour laws and legislations in Singapore.


Generic skills include:

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with different level
  • Self-motivated, creative, energetic, and able work under pressure to achieve targets.
  • Excellent active listening skills and exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Able to deliver timely, accurate, thorough, and high-quality work in challenging situations.
  • Able to multi-task and work well in a structured corporate environment.
  • Able to identify gaps to improve talent acquisition processes for maximum workflow efficiencies.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

About SMRT Corporation

SMRT Corporation Ltd (SMRT) is a public transport services provider. Our primary business is to manage and operate train services on the North-South Line, the East-West Line, the Circle Line, the new Thomson East-Coast Line and the Bukit Panjang Light Rail Transit. This is complemented by our bus, taxi and private hire vehicle services. 

An exciting and rewarding career is waiting for you at SMRT. Join us and embark on a journey that matters. You Matter – we take care of you and your well-being. Your Work Matters – your ideas and contributions work towards building the future of our transport system and create positive impacts to the community. Your Development Matters – we offer diverse careers and learning opportunities for our people to grow you to the fullest of your potential.

Come onboard the SMRT journey today.

Moving People, Enhancing Lives

Core Values
Respect, Integrity, Service & Safety, Excellence


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