Regional Talent Acquisition Partner – East, Central, and Southern Africa Vacancy-Job Ref:JKKE/1703/202022

  • Contract
  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Care International

Regional Talent Acquisition Partner – East, Central, and Southern Africa Vacancy-Job Ref:JKKE/1703/202022

We are seeking a talented, experienced and innovative partner to assume the role of Regional Talent Acquisition Partner for our East, Central and Southern Africa Region. Reporting to the Director of Global Talent Acquisition, the Regional Talent Acquisition Partner will be responsible for full life-cycle recruiting and manages assigned requisitions. In this role you will be acting as a specialty recruiting and staffing expert with demonstrated ability to effectively build strong relationships with assigned business groups.

Your responsibilities will include creating/maintaining a strong network of candidates for ongoing organizational needs by developing innovative sourcing initiatives and a solid pipeline of qualified candidates for various roles within ECSA, including identifying strong female candidates from the region who are capable of filling some of our senior leadership roles.

Inclusive of sourcing, screening, and interviewing internal and external candidates you will partner with hiring managers to select, make recommendations and hire selected candidates. As the Regional Talent Acquisition Partner, you will also work closely with the HR Generalist to identify and understand the needs of the business and ensure alignment on processes and expectations. In this role you will also serve as a back-up for and collaborate with other members of the Talent Acquisition Team.

What you will be doing:

Aggressively and creatively source, recruit, pre-screen, assess and present top-quality candidates for hiring managers within an appropriate and consistent timeline
Partner with hiring managers to build effective sourcing and recruitment strategies, assessments, and closing approaches to manage candidate/manager expectations through a thorough understanding the business needs of each Country Office in ECSA
Research and recommend new sources for active and passive candidate recruitment. Build networks to find qualified passive candidates
Ensure hiring process is effective and efficient for the new employee and hiring managers by reviewing background checks, preparing offer letters in a timely manner, and responding to candidates not selected
Partner to co-ordinate New Hire orientation with Country Office HR Teams
Analyze recruitment data to produce accurate recruitment reports as required/needed
Expected travel of at least 20%
What you need to be successful:

Bachelor’s Degree preferably in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or similar field
5-7 years of proven work experience as a Recruiter/Talent Acquisition Partner
Experience working in Francophone markets is highly preferred

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Extensive experience recruiting for roles within MENA, with proven success in full life cycle recruitment, preferably with INGOs
Experience recruiting for Humanitarian emergency roles
Must possess expertise in recruiting across geographies. Practical experience and strong networks in the Middle East, is essential
Proven success recruiting across multiple levels of an organization
Solid ability to conduct different types of interviews (structured, competency-based, stress etc)
Hands-on experience with recruiting software – Taleo system is an added advantage
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
English is required. Speaking Arabic and Turkish is highly desirable
Exceptionally self-motivated, with the ability to work independently
Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with a wide range of management styles within the Region, and build successful relationships
Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner and appropriately gather and analyze information
Strong decision-making skills
Experience with Social Media (Facebook, Linked-In, Twitter, etc) a plus