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  • Posted: Mar 24, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Mercy Corps is a global humanitarian aid agency engaged in transitional environments that have experienced some sort of shock: natural disaster, economic collapse, or conflict.

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    Talent Acquisition Manager - Africa, Asia and the Middle East

    Essential Job Responsibilities


    • Develop deep understanding of talent requirements and challenges and compare with industry trends and update global TA strategy.
    • Support the agency’s aim to have a globally diverse team.
    • Assist with identifying trends and best practices that can be incorporated into existing efforts.
    • Actively cultivate cross-departmental and cross-functional relationships to ensure that the TA function is well integrated into wider agency objectives.
    • Responsible for key objectives and deliverables in People strategy and work plans.


    • Design, develop and maintain the recruitment process in the organization and ensures quality and consistency of how we attract, assess, and hire talent.
    • Take ownership for the recruiting, sourcing and identification of talent for both domestic and international roles.
    • Provide responsive, high-quality candidate experience with added care for internal or former team members and manage executive referrals in timely and sensitive manner.
    • Orient and train hiring managers/ teams to effectively select talent.
    • Identify and conduct targeted outreach and sourcing and effectively leverage internal and external networks.
    • Act as professional adviser to hiring teams in the definition of position descriptions, salary ranges in compliance with the industry and organization’s nomenclature.


    • In partnership with the Talent Acquisition Director, create a sustainable work environment of mutual respect that attracts motivated, skilled and effective team members and enables them individually and collectively to achieve excellence.
    • Ensure there is sufficient support available to meet recruitment needs during peak periods.


    • Track key initiatives, identify appropriate metrics and track progress towards meeting established objectives, with an eye towards constant improvement.
    • Support in maintaining collaborative relationships with hiring managers to ensure clear mutual understanding of people priorities.
    • Facilitate and attend meetings with leadership to discuss ongoing recruitment needs.

    Minimum Qualifications & Transferable Skills

    • 5 years of experience in a senior/lead Talent Acquisition role.
    • Understanding of Talent Acquisition market landscapes in Africa, Asia and/or the Middle East
    • Experience using talent acquisition system and tracking talent metrics.
    • Demonstrated capacity to utilize analytics and technology to improve efficiencies.
    • Demonstrated capacity to incorporate best in class assessment approaches in global organization.
    • Advanced experience developing and implementing sourcing strategies aligned with organizational initiatives.
    • Demonstrated experience and ability to create, implement, maintain and improve recruitment strategies and systems in a high-volume context.
    • Demonstrated passion staffing in international relief and development environments.
    • Ability to communicate and problem-solve effectively across diverse cultures with sensitivity.

    Method of Application

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