BackgroundNRC launched its first Global Recruitment Centre in November 2020 in Nairobi. By establishing the Centre, NRC aims at driving efficiency and quality of recruitment in support of all its offices and operations in more than 30 countries. The NRC Global Recruitment Centre covers a large functional scope comprising of five main areas: Attract, Search, Recruit, Vet and Contract. It is led by the Head of the Centre and consist of a team of expert recruiters and HR coordinators.The incumbent of this position will be primary responsible to recruit for the positions based in the Central and West Africa Region.Main ResponsibilitiesManage end-to-end recruitment process and deliver outstanding service to NRC hiring managers and candidatesDevelop a recruitment plan together with hiring manager for each recruitment and translate requirements into a solution-based recruitment strategyProvide advice and direction to hiring managers, HR staff and candidates about the entire hiring process, build those relationships effectively being a trusted adviser to both NRC staff and candidatesThoroughly assess candidates to ensure suitability for the role; evaluate and screen submitted applications, conduct interviews and perform assessment testsEnsure effective candidate management through ongoing communications regarding questions, updates and status during the recruitment; ensure candidates are treated with the utmost care throughout their processIdentify and escalate any potential or actual issues/risks with delivering recruitment servicesEnsure effective sourcing and selection support based on knowledge of NRC programmes and contextBuild an effective candidate pool and maintain active relationship with pipelines of talent for current and future opportunitiesMaintain knowledge of the constantly changing environment of the marketplace relative to the sourcing and recruitment of qualified humanitarian professionalsEnsure compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, procedures, tools, minimum standards, personal data protection rules and regulations and adhere to service level metrics to enable operational excellenceProfessional CompetenciesExperience in operating global recruitment including sourcing, competency-based interviews, talent pools, and use of selection techniquesExperience working in an international organizationHighest level of customer service orientation, strong drive and “can-do attitude”Commitment to humanitarian principles and values and ability to convey themUnderstanding of the importance of a strong employer brand in recruitment and ideally experience in employer brandingTech savvy, comfortable communicating virtually and learning new office tools, keeping abreast of advances in technology and social mediaMinimum Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experienceExperience recruiting in Central & West Africa regionFluency in both English and French, written and verbalCertification in psychometric tools, preferably tests from Cut-e, is an assetPersonal QualitiesTo be successful in this role, you need to have a high degree of integrity, sense of urgency, attention to detail and quality standards – with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines effectively. Excellent organizational skills and ability to communicate appropriately with people of all levels are also required. You have a positive attitude with an understanding that priorities might change and flexibility is key to deliver in a dynamic work situation. A good sense of humour would be an asset!To learn more regarding this role, please click on Global Recruitment AdviserWhat We OfferNumber of positions: 2Contract type: International or national contract, depending on the location of the candidateContract length: 6-month employment contractDuty station: Nairobi, Kenya. Remote work may be allowed due to COVID 19 pandemicGrade: 8 in NRC’s grade structureStart date : June 2021All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships.To apply as an internal candidate, remember to click on the suitcase icon “I am an employee” on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site”!