Recruitment Officer Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Recruitment Officer

Janta Kenya Limited is a leading recruitment company in Kenya. We are seeking a highly qualified and experienced individual for the position above.

Key Purpose;

  • 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.


  • 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;


  • Bachelors’ Degree in social science
  • At least 1 year as a recruiter.
  • Good communication and presentation skills.
  • Honest, high integrity and transparent.

If qualified, kindly send your CV to clearly indicating ‘Recruitment Officer’ on the subject line by 12th July 2018. Do not attach any certificates.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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Updated: July 9, 2019 — 10:28 am