Massive Recruitment by NRC in Nairobi, Kenya
is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.
countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people
every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights.
expertise that contributes to solving challenges in the humanitarian,
development and peacebuilding sectors. Our ultimate goal is to strengthen the
resilience, and protect the lives, rights and livelihoods of vulnerable people
Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and
advocating for people displaced within their own country.
world a better place for people displaced by war and conflict?
talents, delivering excellent customer service, and improving the hiring
your interest in one of its most exciting employment opportunities!
professionals who will join the exciting adventure of building the best place
to work with us at our newly established NRC Global Recruitment Centre as:
Recruitment Advisers, Specialists and Coordinators (multiple positions).
the ambition to launch its first Global Recruitment Centre in October 2020 in
at driving efficiency and quality of recruitment in support of all its offices
and operations in more than 30 countries.
will cover a large functional scope comprising of five main areas: Attract,
Search, Recruit, Vet and Contract.
Centre and consist of a team of expert recruiters and HR coordinators.
Centre, Recruitment Specialists, Advisers and Coordinators will be responsible
for delivering exceptional recruitment service to hiring managers and
candidates to ultimately ensure a smooth and efficient end-to-end recruitment
process. The team will play a key role in shaping NRC’s future organisation by
consistently identifying and attracting the right people to the organisation.
of the position and the experience of the incumbent)
Execute end-to-end recruitment
process consisting of designing recruitment plans, developing job ads,
selecting advertising channels, managing the applications, conducting
interviews, assessing candidates, and performing adequate background checks
Maintain strong working relationship
with hiring managers, HR staff and candidates in meeting ongoing recruitment
needs and in exploring talent sourcing channels
Provide solutions, including
assessment recommendation and structured interviews expertise to support
objective candidate feedback
Coordinate, schedule, and manage
interviews across multiple time zones, making sure candidates and interviewers
are in the right place at the right time with the information they need
Thoroughly assess and screen candidates
to ensure suitability for the role
Build an effective talent pool and
maintain active relationship with pipelines of talent for current and future
Liaise with candidates ensuring they
are kept in the loop, receive timely information and are treated with the
utmost care throughout their process
Improve the recruitment process
continuously for achieving the highest recruiting efficiency while ensuring the
relevant recruitment policies and procedures are compliant with NRC’s standard
and the respective employment laws and regulations
Support in implementation of the NRC
Global Recruitment Centre strategy, tools and systems
Adhere to NRC policies, procedures,
tools, minimum standards, personal data protection rules and regulations
Contribute to the strategic
development of innovative approaches and mechanisms to attract new talent and
promote NRC’s employer brand
Contribute to workforce planning
processes to anticipate current and future skills needed
Adhere to service level metrics to
enable operational excellence; be able to identify risks and raise appropriate
Maintain knowledge of the constantly
changing environment of the marketplace relative to the sourcing and
recruitment of qualified humanitarian professionals
Mentor other members of the team and
contribute to the building of a strong supportive culture
You must have relevant experience in
global recruitment and proven ability to manage all aspects of recruitment
High level of integrity, sense of
urgency, attention to detail and quality standards – with the ability to work
under pressure and meet deadlines effectively.
Ability and confidence to communicate
appropriately with people of all levels, both internally and externally.
Excellent customer service skills.
Understanding of the importance of a
strong employer brand in recruitment.
Tech savvy, comfortable communicating
virtually and learning new office tools, keeping abreast of advances in
technology and social media.
Bachelor’s degree in related field or
Previous Shared Service experience is
an important asset.
Fluency in English, both written and
verbal. Other desirable linguistic skills: French, Arabic, Spanish.
need to be service-minded with strong multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity.
understanding that priorities might change and flexibility is key to deliver in
a dynamic work situation.
humanitarian sector and want to contribute to the work of the organisation.
1-year renewable contract and the
duty station is in Nairobi
Position on Grade from 7 to 9
depending on the candidate’s experience (Please see NRC Grade Structure)
Challenging, meaningful and varied
A strongly committed, international
team in a well-known humanitarian knowledge organisation
Salary/benefits according to NRC’s
salary scale and terms and conditions
full background check on candidates.
work in accordance with the organisation’s values.
inclusive, and accountable are attitudes and beliefs that shall guide our
actions and relationships.