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Human Resource Recruitment Consultant Job Vacancy in Kenya

Job Purpose
  • The Recruitment consultant will be responsible for attracting candidates and matching them to positions with client companies. The jobs vary from entry-level roles to directors and executives.
  • The consultants liaise with client companies, building relationships in order to gain a better understanding of their recruitment needs and requirements.
  • Attract candidates by drafting advertising copy for use in a wide range of media, as well as by networking, headhunting and through referrals.
  • Screen candidates, interview them, do background checks, and finally match candidates to their clients.
  • Provide advice to both clients and candidates on salary levels, training requirements and career opportunities.
Job Description
A recruitment consultant's role is demanding and diverse and involves:
  • developing a good understanding of client companies, their industry, what they do and their work culture and environment;
  • using sales, business development, marketing techniques and networking in order to attract business from client companies;
  • Build relationships with clients;
  • Advertising vacancies appropriately by drafting and placing adverts in a wide range of media (e.g., newspapers, websites, magazines);
  • Headhunting - identifying and approaching suitable candidates;
  • Completing a search of the candidate database to find the right person for the employer’s vacancy;
  • Receiving and reviewing applications, managing interviews and short-listing candidates;
  • Requesting references and checking the suitability of applicants before submitting their details to the employer;
  • Briefing the candidate about the responsibilities, salary and benefits of the job in question;
  • Preparing CV’s and correspondence to forward to clients in respect of suitable applicants;
  • Organizing interviews for candidate as requested by the client;
  • Informing candidates about the results of their interviews;
  • Negotiating pay and salary rates and finalizing arrangements between client and candidates.
  • Offering advice to both clients and candidates on pay rates, training and career progression;
  • Reviewing recruitment policies to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment programmes.
Required Qualification and Competencies
  • Bachelors’ Degree in social science
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management.
  • At least 4 years of relevant experience in HR – practice.
  • Previous experience as a recruiter will be an added advantage.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Honest, high integrity and transparent.
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