Regional Recruiter

  • PATH
  • Kenya
  • Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017
Full time Human Resources

Job Description

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Build strong relationships with client teams and serve as strategic advisor on recruiting matters.
  • Advise hiring managers on networking and recruiting strategies and provide recommendations for attracting diverse applicants.
  • Recruit and hire talent for Eastern Africa region, including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia.
  • Source candidates utilizing cutting edge technology, social media, targeted outreach and networking.
  • Take initiative to provide innovative solutions to challenges and ensure timeliness and efficiency throughout search.
  • Review resumes, interview candidates, lead post interview discussions, and manage candidate communications and expectations.
  • Partner with the Regional HRBP in developing recruiting and talent management strategies to ensure critical projects are appropriately staffed.
  • Guide hiring managers to identify a balanced interview team, design an efficient and professional interview process, and prepare interviewer.
  • Negotiate job offer, coordinate reference and background checks, and ensure candidate records are accurate and complete.
  • Guide hiring managers to make fair hiring decisions.
  • Develop competitive offers following PATH practices.
  • Ensure compliance with PATH policies and practices and applicable local labor laws.
  • Participate in the development and optimization of recruiting processes and best practices.
  • Contribute to the larger Africa HR and Global HR teams, bringing regional perspective and best practices to the global team.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree. A higher national diploma in HR would be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of five years' HR experience with experience in life-cycle recruiting.
  • Experience recruiting senior level professionals in the Eastern Africa Region.
  • Proven effectiveness leading talent searches while demonstrating professionalism, discretion, fairness, and confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated success driving recruitment efforts and influencing clients to adopt best practices in all aspects of recruiting.
  • Track record of working well in a team environment with highly technical staff.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working efficiently, productively, and with urgency in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment.
  • Proven ability to prioritize competing demands and keep others apprised of progress.
  • Demonstrated success exercising sound judgment, applying effective analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills, and acting and thinking independently.
  • Proven success using online recruiting tools and strategies to identify talent.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and working knowledge of applicant tracking systems and online sourcing techniques.
  • Membership in a professional HR body is an added advantage.