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Recruitment Officer Job in Kenya

Exciting Opening with a Leading Recruitment Firm

Recruitment Officer

Role Overview:
 The Recruitment Officer will be responsible for attracting candidates and matching them to positions with client companies. The jobs vary from entry-level roles to Middle and senior level roles.

The officer liaises 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.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
 
A recruitment Officer’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;
  • Manage candidates’ through-out the entire recruitment process;
  • Updating online recruitment systems;    
  • Coordinating tasks undertaken with part time recruitment consultants;
Qualifications / Skills / Experience
  • Have at least 3 years work experience specifically within Recruitment. General HR functions added advantage, though not prerequisite;
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management or equivalent certification-a must.
  • University Degree in Business or a related field;
  • Project management skills & proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint would be an added advantage.
  • Evaluate people accurately;
  • Communicate effectively;
  • Organisational savvy with excellent attention to detail;
  • Quick learner. Thinks on their feet. Personable team player with a positive & creative attitude;
  • Research, Analysis, and Report writing capabilities;
  • Initiative & proactive with the ability to prioritize, multi task and deliver on multiple projects within tight deadlines.
How to Apply

If you meet the said requirements for any of the openings and are passionate enough to be part of a great team, send your application in confidence by email attaching your detailed latest CV to: 

The Recruiter, 
placement.esquire@gmail.com     

NB: Clearly state the position you are applying for in the subject line of the email and indicate your current and expected salary. 

Closing date for applications is Friday, 20th May 2016. 

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.  

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