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  • Posted: Jan 7, 2020
    Deadline: Jan 22, 2020
  • CARE International is a major humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects.
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    Regional Talent Acquisition Partner

    Job Summary

    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 for the East, Central and Southern Africa Region. S/he will be acting as a specialty recruiting and staffing expert with demonstrated ability to effectively build strong relationships with assigned business groups.

    The TA Partner will be responsible for creating / maintaining a strong network of candidates for ongoing organizational needs at all levels by developing innovative sourcing initiatives and a solid pipeline of qualified candidates, including strong female candidates from the region who are capable of filling senior leadership roles.

    Inclusive of sourcing, screening, and interviewing internal and external candidates the Talent Acquisition Partner will work closely with hiring managers to select, make recommendations and hire selected candidates. The person in this role will partner closely with the HR Generalist to identify and understand the needs of the business and will also serve as a back-up for other members of the Talent Acquisition Team.

    Job Responsibility #1: Recruitment (60%)

    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, assessment, and closing approaches to manage candidate/manager expectations through a thorough understanding of return on investment and 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.

    Recommend and develop innovative recruitment strategies that will contribute to the ECSA roadmap by implementing new processes and fine-tuning standard processes for generating qualified candidates. Actively advertise postings through a variety of means, including social media, to ensure adequate exposure on industry specific websites, and other avenues that create interest on the part of potential candidates. Promote and advocate CARE’s values and culture during all phases of the selection and hiring processes.

    Job Responsibility # 2: Hiring Process (15%)

    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. Coordinate New Hire orientation with Country Office HR Teams and the Regional Senior HR Officer.

    Job Responsibility # 3: Networking (15%)

    Develop applicant sources by networking and creating a presence in the Region through participation in professional association meetings etc. Develop and maintain rapport with colleges, employment agencies, other recruiters, and professional organizations.

    Job Responsibility # 4: Recruitment Metrics (10%)

    Analyze recruitment data to produce accurate recruitment reports as required

    Qualifications and Experience

    • 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
    • Expertise in recruiting across geographies. Practical experience and strong networks in Africa, is essential
    • Success in full-cycle recruiting, from first touch to start date preferably with INGOs
    • 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 various selection processes (phone interviewing, reference check etc)
    • Hands-on experience with recruiting software – Taleo system is an added advantage
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • 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 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) very helpful

    The position has working relations with the following:

    Internal: Hiring managers with recruitment needs.

    External: Applicants, Recruitment agencies.

    Travel - Expected to travel at least 20%

    Method of Application

    If you feel that you are driven, challenged and motivated to join our organization in this particular role, can contribute to the fight against poverty, and have the necessary requirements, please send your CV and cover letter to by January 22nd 2020. We do require that you have the legal ability to work in Kenya, as well as the necessary experience for this position. While we would like to respond to all applicants, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    CARE seeks to improve the lives of the most marginalized, particularly women and girls. Our diversity is our strength. We strongly encourage women of various backgrounds and abilities to apply.

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