• Job Opportunities at Talent Source - 3 Positions

  • Posted on: 3 August, 2017 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Talent Source is a Recruiting and Employee Contract Management firm. We help organizations put the right people in the right job at the right time. We deliver relevant and cost-effective services to help build a high-quality workforce and sustain high-performing organizations by attracting top talent and guiding you through your staffing needs on any level.
     

    Director of Talent – East Africa

     

    About the Role: Our Client believes that attracting, developing, and retaining exceptional people is at the heart of achieving it’s vision.

    They aim to build their organization into one of the best environments to work and grow as a professional across the continent and world: they can only grow as quickly as they find and develop fantastic talent.

    This puts the talent function at the heart of the organization and this leadership position represents an extraordinary opportunity to shape the trajectory of the organization and its impact on education across the continent.
    The Director will lead this priority across East Africa, building and leading a team of strong talent professionals and working closely with the Global Head of Talent to establish and refine systems that we will use across the continent.

    Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    Talent Development

    • Design, lead and implement a differentiated professional development program for staff across East Africa, including a robust program to develop emerging leaders and managers;
    • Manage and continuously refine all elements of the annual performance management process including: education and support to all levels of management regarding goal setting, feedback, coaching, appropriate documentation, and appropriate actions for performance issues
    • Support and develop all departmental and school leaders to ensure they are well equipped to consistently deliver strong employee development and performance management
    • Plan and facilitate world class professional development programs to large and small audiences
    • Support the application and continuous refinement of our competency framework, the backbone of our professional growth system, and establish the most efficacious ways to evaluate our staff’s growth and development

    Recruitment

    • Build and manage a strong recruitment team that is able to efficiently review thousands of candidates every year and identify exceptional individuals to fill hundreds of critical roles as the organization grows rapidly;
    • Develop strategic activities to identify and attract top candidates to the institution such as events, social media engagement, and partnerships with universities and other major institutions;
    • Manage and continuously refine strong recruitment systems that smoothly move candidates through a rigorous assessment process, including training and supporting hiring managers across the organization;
    • Develop and manage systems for cultivating great individuals who are not immediate candidates but who may be strong members of the client’s family in the future.

    Talent Support

    • Build and manage our Talent Support (Human Resources) function and create systems and processes that will enhance and strengthen our team’s work in all areas of HR administration and systems;
    • Lead employee relations, including serving as a resource for staff, constantly tracking staff culture, engagement, and satisfaction, and advising the management team on appropriate actions to improve staff culture;
    • Manage and constantly analyze and refine all compensation and benefits policies for the organization’s work in the region;
    • Manage to ensure maintain administrative excellence across all HR systems and processes;

    Team and Culture Leadership

    • Build and lead a team to consistently meet the ambitious talent-related goals of rapidly-growing organization;
    • Build an exceptional culture within your team aligned to the organization’s aspirations in which individuals constantly push to meet High Expectations and there are high degrees of collaboration and joy in working together;
    • Constantly track the health of the overall organization culture in East Africa and work closely with the Managing Director and Senior Managers to identify additional ways of improving culture;
    • Design and lead initiatives to strengthen organizational culture, including coaching and supporting managers to implement culture-related activities

    Job Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree a plus
    • 8+ years of experience in results-oriented, fast-paced environments. Some experience working on modern, progressive human resources/talent experience is required. Experience in the education sector is plus but not required;
    • Exceptional interpersonal and people management skills – your colleagues and teams love working with you and you are able to handle a wide range of personalities and people situations;
    • Experience driving talent planning efforts within an organization with a focus on systematic people development;
    • Excellent project management and ability to prioritize and effectively manage time in a complex, fast-moving environment;
    • You are a creative, out of the box thinker, strategist and problem solver
    • You build strong relationships with an ability to inspire and motivate others
    • You hold high expectations for all people and believe in their ability to reach them
    • You strive for excellence in every detail of your work and inspire and challenge everyone around you to do the same
    • You take pleasure in excellence more than credit or status
    • The culture should resonate deeply with your values—and in particular, you are excited to challenge yourself by taking risks and getting more feedback than you’ve ever received before

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    Talent Recruitment Manager

     

    About The Role: The Client believes an organization is only as good as the people who work for it. We know that in order to accomplish our mission and achieve our growth goals, we must attract, select, retain and grow the right people.

     

    The Recruitment Manager will play a key role in our ability to find and hire great people.
     

    Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
     

    Recruitment & Selection

    • Manage a portfolio of open positions across the organization.
    • Develop a thorough strategic plan for reaching all recruitment and hiring goals.
    • Liaise with school leaders and hiring manager to design and execute a year-long hiring plan.
    • Set up the processes and systems that enable efficient hiring for each role.
    • Develop and implement a clear analytics strategy and approach towards recruitment using data at all time for decision making.
    • Refine pre-existing (and develop new) selection tools to ensure alignment between how we hire and what’s needed for each role.
    • Manage other team members to fulfill each step of the process.
    • Support Hiring Managers in making final hiring decisions

    Outreach

    • Design and implement innovative ways to attract and source top talent to the organization.
    • Increase local and international awareness about our client and the career opportunities available.
    • Plan and host outreach events at school campuses and attend events hosted externally.
    • Develop strong relationships with stakeholders and establish partnerships to expand reach.

    Job Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent in a related field, required
    • At least 5-7 years’ experience in recruitment, institutional e.g. school-based recruitment, fast paced environment.
    • You have a proven ability to build strong relationships across diverse audiences
    • You are extremely detail oriented and can manage a lot of moving parts at once
    • You strive for excellence in every detail of your work and inspire and challenge everyone around you to do the same
    • You take pleasure in excellence more than credit or status
    • Our culture resonates deeply with your values—and in particular, you are excited to challenge yourself by taking risks and getting more feedback than you’ve ever gotten before

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    Talent Development Manager

     

    About The Role: Our Client believes an organization is only as good as the people who work for it.

    They know that in-order-to accomplish their mission and achieve the growth goals, they must attract, select, retain and grow the right people.

    The Talent Development Manager will play a key role in our ability to grow the great hires we find.

    Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
    Talent Development

    • Design, lead and implement a differentiated professional development program for staff across the organization
    • Lead the development of the next iteration of our competency framework and establish the most efficacious ways to evaluate our staff’s growth and development
    • Manage and implement all elements of the annual performance management process including: education and support to all levels of management regarding goal setting, feedback, coaching, appropriate documentation, and appropriate actions for performance issues
    • Work with departmental and school leaders regarding training and employee development and performance management
    • Plan and facilitate world class professional development programs to large and small audiences

    Talent Support

    • Manage the Talent Support (Human Resources) team and create systems and processes that will enhance and strengthen the team’s work
    • Manage employee relations, as well as, compensation and benefits administration
    • Establish and maintain administrative excellence across all HR systems and processes

    Team Management

    • Lead and grow the talent development and talent support teams
    • Set specific and high expectations for all people and hold them accountable for reaching them

    Job Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree a plus
    • At least 5-7 years of professional progressive Human Resources/Talent experience, preferably in the education sector and teaching experience is a plus
    • Experience driving talent planning efforts within an organization with a focus on systematic people development
    • You have excellent Project Management and People Management skills and experiences
    • You are a creative, out of the box thinker, strategist and problem-solver
    • You have excellent communication skills both in one-on-one settings and to large audiences
    • You build strong relationships with an ability to inspire and motivate others
    • You hold high expectations for all people and believe in their ability to reach them
    • You strive for excellence in every detail of your work and inspire and challenge everyone around you to do the same
    • You take pleasure in excellence more than credit or status
    • The culture should resonate deeply with your values and in particular, you are excited to challenge yourself by taking risks and getting more feedback than you’ve ever gotten before.

    Method of Application

    Qualified candidates should submit a CV [MS Word Format] and a brief Cover Letter to;

    TalentRecruitmentManager@talentsource.co.ke Only qualified candidates will be shortlisted.

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