Senior Recruitment Associate Job in Kenya

Job Title

Senior Recruitment Associate



Reports to

Head of Recruitment 

Job Purpose

We seek to recruit a Senior Recruitment Associate who will be responsible for leading on a range of talent acquisition activities as well as working closely with the Recruitment teams.


The successful candidate should have previous experience working in a Consulting firm.

Key Responsibilities

·      Managing the delivery of end-to-end recruitment in a highly organised and efficient manner. Specific tasks to include: (assessing job needs and requirements, leading recruitment briefings, advertising, reviewing CVs, conducting interviews, shortlisting, reference checking, offer negotiations and contract generation).

·      Building and maintaining a database of high-quality candidates to rapidly respond to recruiting needs, in addition to sourcing candidates through a variety of networks, events, databases and online resources.

·      Collaborating with hiring managers and interview panels on the design and delivery of competency / strength-based interviews and assessments

·      Conducting interviews ensuring alignment with core values .

·      Making full use of the Applicant Tracking System (ATS), other related systems and advertising platforms.

·      Overseeing candidate management throughout the recruitment and onboarding process ensuring a positive candidate experience

·      Supporting the recruitment manager to implement the development, review and updating of various policies and streaming of recruitment processes ensuring that it adheres to good practice principles.

·      Communicating and ensuring adherence to recruiting & compensation policies and procedures to candidates and hiring managers flagging areas for review to management as and when required

·      Collaborating with recruitment team involved in the recruitment process to ensure consistency across the organisation.


Professional Qualifications

·      Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field.

·      Solid recruitment / talent acquisition experience in a mid-to-senior recruitment specialist role

·      At last 4-6 years experience.

·      Direct hiring experience for fast paced high volume recruitment at multiple levels

·      Proven experience of developing technical and behavioural assessments and competence instruments including creation of competency and technical interview questions and evaluation processes

·      Demonstrable interviewing experience at all levels.

·      Expert experience of pro-actively sourcing technical and non-technical candidates, using tools such as LinkedIn recruiter and leveraging relevant networks

·      Proficient with the use of applicant tracking systems and researching relevant job boards for effective and inclusive recruitment processes

·      Experience training and mentoring other junior members of staff

Competencies, skills & attributes:


·      Strong multi-tasking, interpersonal and organisational skills

·      Advanced knowledge of recruitment functions and practices (direct sourcing, HR lifecycle, recruitment and selection processes.

·      Ability to communicate effectively (both written and verbal) to influence a wide range of stakeholders at all levels

·      Customer focused – dedicated to meeting expectations and requirements of internal and external stakeholders

·      Entrepreneurial mindset with strong problem solving and interviewing skills

·      Reliable with a highly flexible, responsive and adaptable approach to work in a fast-paced and changing work environment

·      Self-starter, with the ability to work without close supervision

·      Proven ability to work collaboratively in a team environment




To Apply:

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their updated CV with a day –time Telephone number to the email address:  with Senior Recruitment Associate on the Subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Candidates MUST indicate their Current or previous salary; failure to do so will lead to disqualification.