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  • Posted: Jun 10, 2021
    Deadline: Jun 17, 2021
  • Safaricom is a leading communications company in Kenya with the widest and strongest coverage. The home of the famous Mobile Money service- M-PESA
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    Senior Manager – Talent Acquisition and Management


    We are pleased to announce the following vacancy in the Acquisition, Talent and Capability team within the Resources division. In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below.

    Brief Posting Description                     

    Reporting to the Head of Acquisition, Talent and Capability, the individual will provide strategic resourcing expertise and direction and ensures the delivery of all permanent and interim human capital requirements. The role is also responsible for development of resourcing strategies to attract & retain digital ready and tech talent for an agile organization. He/She will lead employer branding, drive man-power planning, talent mapping, assessment and placement.

    Job Responsibilities                 

    • Leads a team of resourcing professionals to deliver the strategy aimed at identifying, attracting and assessing high calibre candidates
    • Propose and implement on-going improvements to staffing efforts by applying a wide range of experience on current internal and external recruiting policies, practices and trends
    • Oversee the implementation of continuous talent mapping and maintenance of a robust talent pipeline for all critical roles and hard to find roles.   
    • Work with HRBP’s to systematically identify and analyze business requirements in terms of the size, type, and quality of workforce to achieve its objectives
    • Contribute to the digital objectives of Safaricom by reinventing the resourcing approach to be digital ready and ensures that there is a comprehensive approach  to hire digital talent
    • Determines use of relationship with external suppliers to deliver People Plans and initiatives, manage interfaces with all resourcing channels, and manages interfaces with within expertise remit(globally and locally), ensuring active dialogue is maintained
    • Manage the performance, motivate, coach, train & mentor the team within the Talent Acquisition Section


    • Degree in Human Resource Management with (HND) Higher National Diploma in Human Resource Management or a Technical Degree with  HND in HR with Resourcing Management experience
    • 8 years’ work experience in a busy HR environment in a large technology and commercial organization of which at least 4 years should be in Managerial role in HR.
    • He/ She must have 4 years’ experience in talent resourcing of  which at least 2 years should be in interviewing senior leadership level positions using competency-based assessments tools including psychometric profiling and ability tests.
    • Should possess certification in psychometric testing preferably SHL
    • Proactive Sourcing- Proactively sources talent, thinking out of the box and using existing and new tools/methods to find and keep the best talent.
    • Social Recruitment- Ability to network and build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders  by  keeping connections and being  branded as a trustworthy, inclusive, considerate and available employer.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Safaricom Kenya on to apply

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

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