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Job Description

Talent Analysts (Executive Search Practice)

SAMS HR Consulting

New Delhi

1. JOB TITLE: Talent Analysts (Executive Search Practice), Multiple Vacancies, New Delhi




Strategic Alliance Management Services P. Ltd. (SAMS) is India’s most respected HR and Recruitment consultancy, focused exclusively on servicing the public health, development and CSR sectors. Established in 1995, SAMS has been associated with a range of clients over the past 27 years, that have included the best known, bi and multi-laterals, INGOs and NGOs in the country, apart from the Government of India (GoI) and State Governments, in the above sectors.


Our impressive client portfolio includes ActionAid India, American Embassy/ CDC Atlanta, Ashden UK, AusAID, Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation (BRLF), CARE India, Department for International Development India (DfIDI), FHI360, FIND, GIZ, IHAT, India HIV/AIDS Alliance, LEPRA Society, National Health Missions (NHMs), National Aids Control Organization (NACO), NHSRC, PRADAN, Plan India, Railway Children, Save the Children (UK, India), SightLife, Smile Train India, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), Tata Trusts, The Union, UNDP, UNFPA (India and Nepal), UNICEF,USAID, Vital Strategies, Water.org and WHO.


SAMS has successfully filled more than 40,000 vacancies to date and connects meaningfully with +1,00,000 public health and development professionals each year, on account of multiple recruitment engagements at all levels.


SAMS’ Values and Culture:


SAMS is respected as an innovative, cost-effective, reliable, and high-quality service provider by the client organizations it partners with. We deploy a range of sophisticated and proprietary assessment tools and are continuously upgrading as well as expanding our service offerings.


SAMS provides a professional, learning and secure work environment. We take pride in our ability to stimulate, professionally grow and retain staff, most of whom stay with us for at least three years. SAMS HR Consulting has a head count of more than 40 professionals, comprising the largest team for a Recruitment Consultancy focused exclusively on servicing the public health, development and CSR sectors. Team size is frequently augmented to double this bench-strength during the year, on account of large recruitment projects awarded to the company.


For more information about SAMS, please visit https://www.sams.co.in/




Multiple mid and junior level vacancies have arisen with SAMS for Talent Analysts in its Executive Search Practice (TA-ESP).


TA-ESPs shall support SAMS’ senior recruiters by mapping, pipelining and identifying passive talent for senior roles arising with clients, using a mix of research techniques and tools, and accessing multiple information resources, including proprietary databases.


The position provides excellent opportunities for acquiring in-depth understanding of India’s social sector, apart from teamwork, innovation, interacting with India’s leading not-for-profit organizations, and large numbers of outstanding public health and development professionals.


Key Responsibilities:

(1) Active participation in the formulation of talent search strategies for a wide range of social sector positions, in consultation with SAMS senior recruiters;

(2) Engagement with all aspects of the talent search process, including the creation of compelling position pitches to motivate candidates to apply, and development of talent pipelines;

(3) Developing a full understanding of the research needs for mandates awarded to SAMS;

(4) Executing research for candidate identification and sourcing; Developing appropriate candidate “target” lists, using online information resources, as well as proprietary and subscription- based databases;

(5) Participating in kick-off meetings and briefing calls with clients;

(6) Leading internal processes for outreach to potential candidates during search, informing SAMS senior recruiters about progress made and issues faced;

(7) Gathering market intelligence and tracking the movement of key talent, including the early identification and flagging of industry, functional and/or organizational trends impacting the supply of talent;

(8) Updating SAMS research repositories, turning prior client submissions and reports into reusable templates, that can be added to the company’s knowledge systems;

(9) Capturing and maintaining accurate, client and candidate information by sector and sub-domain on SAMS’ knowledge systems;

(10) Informing SAMS’ management about potential business development opportunities identified through the execution of search exercises and supporting the company in their conversion.





(1) Graduate in any stream;

(2) Applicants with an MBA and/or Post Graduate Diploma/ Degree in HR/ Personnel/ Management/ Social Sciences, from a reputed institution, shall be at an advantage.


(1) 0-2 years’ of experience in the conduct of business research and generation of reports on key sectoral developments;

(2) Fresh graduates with exceptional analytical and research skills shall be considered;
(3) Exposure to the HR function with emphasis on talent search is desirable; 
(4) Prior exposure to the public health, development and/or CSR sectors, shall be an advantage.


Required Skills: 
(1) Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; 

(2) Self-motivation and excellent time management skills;

(3) Ability to analyze and interpret data and make informed decisions;

(4) Creative and innovative approach to problem solving;

(5) Quality focused and ability to drive continuous improvement;

(6) Client-service orientation and Excellent client management skills;

(7) Highly collaborative and team-oriented;
(8) Demonstrated interpersonal and listening skills;
(9) Maintaining high standards of quality and performance
(10) Ability to work under pressure and stringent timelines
(11) Ability to generate high quality reports and presentations 
(12) Positive work attitude; Integrity and honesty; Desire to learn and value-add
(13) Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.




SAMS benchmarks staff salaries with those of progressive employers in the social sector. The salary offered shall be commensurate with the qualifications, experience and salary history of the selected candidate.




Successful candidates shall be offered regular, full-time employment with SAMS, pursuant to successful completion of a six-month probationary period. Candidates seeking 6 to 12-month internships with SAMS, shall also be considered.


8. LOCATION: All positions are based at New Delhi. Candidates may be required to travel periodically to support recruitment projects awarded to SAMS.




Eligible candidates interested in the position are requested to apply using the link https://recruitment.samshrm.com/Jobs/SAMS at the earliest.




In case of queries, please feel free to contact us by phone or email, as follows:


(1) Phones:  011- 4081-9900; 011-4165-3612

(2) Email: ra-esp@sams.co.in