Talent Acquisition Associate

Kilifi City, Kilifi Salary Negotiable
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: Recruitment Jobs
  • Posted By: Komaza on Friday, November 9, 2018

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Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.

- Qualification Level: Bachelor

- Experience Level: Mid level

- Experience Length: 4 years

Who We Are: Komaza is revolutionizing African forestry by unlocking the potential for small-scale farmers to serve booming wood markets. With roots in San Francisco and headquarters in coastal Kenya, we have planted over 2.5 million trees with more than 8,500 farmers, making us Kenya’s largest commercial tree planter. By leveraging farmers’ contribution of land and labor, Komaza can access effectively limitless land and establish a hectare of trees for far less than big plantations – a powerful disruption to the traditional forestry model. We have been recognized with numerous awards and investments, including Forbes, Ashoka, Mulago Foundation, and Novastar Ventures. About the Team People are at the core of what we do and are a top strategic priority for Komaza.

Our Talent Acquisition department is responsible for sourcing, attracting, identifying, and recruiting top talent across all functional areas and levels of the company. Komaza is planning to double our team over the next twelve months, and likely grow four-fold in the next three years. To fuel this growth, Komaza is building a strong in-house recruiting team and comprehensive recruitment pipeline. The Talent Acquisition Team will be working to attract the very best talent Kenya and the world has to offer, and effectively evaluate cultural and technical fit of candidates for roles across the company.

About This Role

- As a Talent Acquisition Associate, you are at the forefront of growing our world-class team.

- You will touch all elements of this process, from workforce brand building and candidate relations to designing creative assessment methodologies and identifying needles in a haystack of great candidates.

- This role involves both art and science: the art of spotting talent aligned with our mission, vision, and values; the science of leveraging data to rapidly and rigorously evaluate technical skills.

What You Will Do;

- Identify the next generation of talent to catalyze Komaza’s rapid growth and expansion

- Lead the management of Komaza’s recruitment pipeline, and build operational tools and dashboards for reporting progress to executive leadership and department heads

- Build a global workforce brand through our social media channels and outreach programs

- Run a best-in-class service center facilitating our candidate recruitment experience and communications

- Design custom assessment processes to evaluate candidates’ technical and cultural fit for 80+ unique roles in the next 18-24 months

- Design and launch “MVP” trials to test opportunities for continuously improving Komaza’s recruitment processes, tools and team

- Directly manage, train and develop our team of Recruiters to run your screening process to evaluate applicants and recommend a shortlist of top candidates for deeper assessment

What You Have:

- Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant field 3+ years of post-undergraduate experience; recruitment useful but not required

- Experience working in fast-paced, demanding environment of a fast-growth company

How You Work:

- Define challenges and design solutions by questioning assumptions and seeking early-stage feedback

- Build new systems through design-thinking lens and with a lean (“MVP”) approach Manage projects using plans, budgets, RACI matrices and scenario BVAs

- Leverage MS Office, GSuite, Asana & Google calendar to optimize productivity

- You’re Also High energy and enthusiastic

- Flexible and self-motivated with the drive to do whatever necessary to get the job done

- Willing and eager to learn and master new technical and professional skills

- Self-directed and intellectually curious - you know how and when to seek feedback in the pursuit of continuous improvement

- Proactive at identifying and communicating challenges and proposed solutions to successfully accomplish work

What we expect:

- You are a good fit for Komaza if you want to make a meaningful commitment to this role for a minimum of 2 years.

- This role is based at our headquarters in Kilifi, Kenya for the foreseeable future.

- The role offers competitive salary and benefits with potential for further career growth.

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