Recruitment and Talent Officer Job in Kenya


Additionally, they should be able to take pride in duties such as helping a group of general workers in their factory work better together in the morning and training a group of new recruits on the company values in the afternoon.

They should be at ease with both interviewing a prospective candidate and walking a new senior manager through their first hiring process. They should also appreciate the challenges of working in a rapidly growing company.

The role in brief:

  • Identify great potential members of their team through a variety of strategies. This includes multiple job board searches, leveraging their existing networks and building new ones as well as direct outreach to prospective candidates
  • Consider candidates for roles by evaluating their skills and culture fit in-depth, using detailed interviews, role plays and practical assessments
  • Support hiring managers in reviewing responses and narrowing down the candidate pool toward the perfect fit
  • Accurately track the progress of all applicants through the hiring pipeline, keeping everyone participating in the hiring process in the loop
  • Assess staff development and training needs and support the creation of training programs as well as ensure that all staff members receive effective mentorship to promote career growth
  • Personally lead training sessions for staff members
  • Lead diversity and inclusion work for the Company in addition to serving as a leader and role model to the team at large. Live the Watervale values.

Does this sound like you?

  • 2 – 8 years’ experience in finding, hiring and managing talent.
  • Ability to shape the talent strategy of a fast-growing company.
  • Quality focus. Just getting the job done is not enough for you. You set high standards and share them with the team.
  • Knowledge of Kenya employment laws
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to deliver on assigned tasks with independence and little supervision
  • Eagerness to join a young, quickly-growing organization and team


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Updated: August 31, 2018 — 3:38 am