Manager, Talent Science, Job in Kenya

We have an open Manager level position that will report directly into the Global Head of Talent Science. We are looking for an experienced talent leader that have driven world class talent initiatives using analytical approaches. You will lead a team of experienced behavioural talent scientists and be able to inspire and influence our senior leaders across the business. We are looking for an exceptional people manager who bring excellent project management skills to ensure our projects and roadmaps are delivered on time.

Location: EMEA – Home based

  • Lead a team of data driven behavioural experts, responsible for ensuring that our leadership teams are selecting game changing talent for our organisation.
  • Drive deep analytics that impact the decisions we make when assessing talent in the Tech industry.
  • Build key relationships with global Hiring Leadership stakeholders to drive our hiring agenda.
  • Be seen as a thought leader on talent initiatives with an inherent belief that past performance predicts future success.
  • Conduct in-depth behavioral talent interviews providing considerable insights into motivations and behaviours of talent.
  • Review our assessment effectiveness to drive continuous improvement.
  • Ensure our Employer branding and DEI initiatives support and drive an inclusive environment for our people.


  • An undergraduate or postgraduate degree in psychology/industrial psychology, or a compelling narrative about your alternative chosen path, together with an exceptional academic track record throughout your education years.
  • Strong analytical mindset with solid evidence of using data to answer problems/questions to drive change (ability to use SQL/Python/R a plus, but not essential).
  • Management experience overseeing data driven experts in the talent field including managing projects that drive efficiency and deliver results, ideally from in the Technology space.
  • A thought leader in the talent space with the ability to influence best practice, bringing a solid point of how to build a high performance organisation.
  • Experience of running and providing stakeholder training talent topics such as competency based interviews and sourcing.
  • Experience of interpreting psychometric assessments with a deep belief that motivations and behaviours are as important as technical domain skills.
  • Proven ability of working with senior stakeholders to drive a professional outlook on hiring talent as well as challenge the status quo.
  • Passionate about employer branding, candidate experience, DEI.
  • Experience of successful configuration of hiring tools that enable the selection process.
  • Willingness to travel up to 4 times a year for internal events.

Other Skills

  • Experience in statistical significance testing and experience in Bayesian inference and/or predictive analytics and ML.
  • Experience on building data dashboards.
  • Exposure to the following tools: Jira, LinkedIn Talent Insights, Greenhouse, DISC profiling.

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