Massive Recruitment by NRC in Nairobi, Kenya

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

NRC Global Recruitment Centre in Nairobi

Vacant Positions: Recruitment Advisers, Specialists and Coordinators

(Multiple Positions)

Webcruiter ID: 4246067637

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee.

We work in crises across more than 30
countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people
every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights.

NORCAP is a global provider of
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
and communities

NRC also runs the Internal
Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and
advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Are you passionate about making the
world a better place for people displaced by war and conflict?

Are you an expert in identifying
talents, delivering excellent customer service, and improving the hiring

Norwegian Refugee Council welcomes
your interest in one of its most exciting employment opportunities!

We are now looking for talented
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).


Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has
the ambition to launch its first Global Recruitment Centre in October 2020 in

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
will cover a large functional scope comprising of five main areas: Attract,
Search, Recruit, Vet and Contract.

It will be led by the Head of the
Centre and consist of a team of expert recruiters and HR coordinators.

As a part of the Global Recruitment
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.

Duties and Responsibilities (Level of responsibilities will vary depending on the seniority
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
equivalent experience.

Previous Shared Service experience is
an important asset.

Fluency in English, both written and
verbal. Other desirable linguistic skills: French, Arabic, Spanish.

Personal Qualities

To be successful in this role, you
need to be service-minded with strong multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity.

You have a positive attitude with an
understanding that priorities might change and flexibility is key to deliver in
a dynamic work situation.

You are interested in the
humanitarian sector and want to contribute to the work of the organisation.

A good sense of humour would be an

We can offer

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

NRC reserves the right to conduct a
full background check on candidates.

All NRC employees are expected to
work in accordance with the organisation’s values.

To be dedicated, innovative,
inclusive, and accountable are attitudes and beliefs that shall guide our
actions and relationships.

Additional Information: Priority will be given to internal candidates and Kenyan

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Application deadline: 21/06/2020
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