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Recruiting Manager (HQ) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Recruiting Manager (HQ)

Job Ref: BA/RM/18

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

About this position

Our client is looking for an individual who will be responsible for providing the highest level of HQ staffing services. This position delivers high quality professional candidates while guiding hiring managers and candidates through the selection process.

A wide degree of creativity, near and long-term recruiting vision, head hunting, business understanding and personal organization is required. It is critical to our success to be able to design and manage streamlined selection, recruiting, and hiring processes to find the right people and to do so in a cost-effective manner. It is the role of the Recruiting Manager (HQ) to lead this process.

More specifically:
  • Confer with senior managers to identify personnel needs, workforce planning strategies, and search assignments
  • In coordination with hiring managers, write detailed job descriptions ensuring an understanding of job duties and responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with recruitment leaders in Kenya, community organizations, and other team members to create a partnership that yields success
  • Leverage online recruiting resources to identify and recruit the very best candidates
  • Create and foster relationships with diverse professional organizations to attract and recruit diverse candidates
  • Review applications and credentials for appropriateness of skills, experience and knowledge in relation to position requirements
  • Pre-screens candidates. Create and present pre-screening questions to hiring managers for collaboration and approval
  • In coordination with hiring managers prepares candidates by providing detailed information on the company, the business strategy, department background, job descriptions and expectation-setting
  • Interviews all candidates presented for final interviewing by managers and includes the use of competency based interviewing techniques and methodologies
  • Organizes, leads and documents post-interview debrief/feedback with interview teams
  • Manages the presentation, selection, offer, negotiation, closing and administrative components of finalizing the recruitment process
  • Develops an effective pipeline of key talent potentially available for immediate hire as succession planning needs dictate
  • Stays informed of trends and innovative recruiting techniques in order to be competitive in recruiting practices
About You
  • Bachelor Degree in Human Resources, Communication, Administration, Marketing, Social Science or related discipline
  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years experience in full lifecycle recruiting preferably for an organization with high volumes of new hires
  • An expert level of knowledge in recruitment including, but not limited to, sourcing, networking, assessing, job analysis, wage and salary trends, relationship management and due diligence
  • You are well experienced in headhunting for key positions
  • Must be able to manage competing demands, accept criticism and constructive feedback, while being extremely adaptable and flexible
  • Excellent writing and oral communication skills are required
  • Ability to present new recruiting concepts to senior managers.
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit for a broad range of positions. Must have the ability to quickly learn systems (Bridge International uses Jobvite as an online tool for recruitment)
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately
  • Strong initiative and solid judgment skills/abilities
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office
If you meet the above requirements, send your updated CV accompanied by a detailed application letter to

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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