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  • Posted: Apr 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, education, emergency food security, legal assistance, and water,sanitation and hygiene sectors. The Norwegian Refugee Council has approximately 5000 committed and competent employees involved in projects across four continents. In addition, NRC runs one of the world’s largest standby rosters -NORCAP, with 650 professionals, ready to be deployed on 72 hours notice when a crisis occurs
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    Global Recruitment Adviser

    The incumbent of this position will be primary responsible to recruit for the positions based in the Central and West Africa Region.

    Main Responsibilities

    1. Manage end-to-end recruitment process and deliver outstanding service to NRC hiring managers and candidates
    2. Develop a recruitment plan together with hiring manager for each recruitment and translate requirements into a solution-based recruitment strategy
    3. Provide advice and direction to hiring managers, HR staff and candidates about the entire hiring process, build those relationships effectively being a trusted adviser to both NRC staff and candidates
    4. Thoroughly assess candidates to ensure suitability for the role; evaluate and screen submitted applications, conduct interviews and perform assessment tests
    5. Ensure effective candidate management through ongoing communications regarding questions, updates and status during the recruitment; ensure candidates are treated with the utmost care throughout their process
    6. Identify and escalate any potential or actual issues/risks with delivering recruitment services
    7. Ensure effective sourcing and selection support based on knowledge of NRC programmes and context
    8. Build an effective candidate pool and maintain active relationship with pipelines of talent for current and future opportunities
    9. Maintain knowledge of the constantly changing environment of the marketplace relative to the sourcing and recruitment of qualified humanitarian professionals
    10. Ensure compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, procedures, tools, minimum standards, personal data protection rules and regulations and adhere to service level metrics to enable operational excellence

    Professional Competencies

    • Experience in operating global recruitment including sourcing, competency-based interviews, talent pools, and use of selection techniques
    • Experience working in an international organization
    • Highest level of customer service orientation, strong drive and “can-do attitude”
    • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values and ability to convey them
    • Understanding of the importance of a strong employer brand in recruitment and ideally experience in employer branding
    • Tech savvy, comfortable communicating virtually and learning new office tools, keeping abreast of advances in technology and social media
    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
    • Experience recruiting in Central & West Africa region
    • Fluency in both English and French, written and verbal
    • Certification in psychometric tools, preferably tests from Cut-e, is an asset

    Personal Qualities

    To be successful in this role, you need to have a high degree of integrity, sense of urgency, attention to detail and quality standards – with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines effectively. Excellent organizational skills and ability to communicate appropriately with people of all levels are also required. You have a positive attitude with an understanding that priorities might change and flexibility is key to deliver in a dynamic work situation. A good sense of humour would be an asset!

    What We Offer

    Number of positions: 2

    Contract type: International or national contract, depending on the location of the candidate

    Contract length: 6-month employment contract

    Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya. Remote work may be allowed due to COVID 19 pandemic

    Grade: 8 in NRC's grade structure

    Start date : June 2021

    All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Norwegian Refugee Council on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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