• Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience8 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldHuman Resources / HR 


The Talent Acquisition Manager will support Amref’s efforts of finding and retaining excellent employees. The job holder will be entrusted with an ongoing quest to discover talent, build a strong employment brand and ensure great relationships with both candidates and employees. In addition, the Talent Acquisition Manager will champion Resourcing best practice and Amref Reward principles.


  • Support HRBP’s in developing workforce plans; determining current staffing needs and producing forecasts, including preparation of talent acquisition strategies and hiring plans for countries supported.
  • Manage the Recruiting team who are based in Headquarters ensuring appropriate resources to deliver on recruiting needs; ensuring coverage and balanced workload allocation.
  • Oversee the adoption and consistent usage of the recruiting process and contribute to the continuous improvement of recruiting practices.
  • Maintain thought leadership in next-generation recruiting practices and associated tools.
  • As a working Manager, serve as recruiter for certain roles, including providing coverage for recruiters’ absences.
  • Oversee Recruiting’s effort for capacity building of hiring managers in the areas of networking, sourcing, interviewing and assessing talent, and onboarding.
  • Contribute to the oversight and management of recruiting related projects. Help set project priorities, assign activities to team members and lead identified projects accordingly.
  • Promote Amref Health Africa’s diversity, equity and inclusion plans and work with all Amref leaders and HR colleagues to actualize these plans.
  • Develop and drive adherence to recruiting guidelines and best practices and update operational and training material.
  • Lead employment branding initiatives including career fairs, talent forums and other events aimed at increasing employer brand visibility and expanding talent reach.
  • Use metrics to create reports on recruitment effectiveness and identify areas of improvement.
  • Provide oversight and monitor team performance. Provide feedback, guidance, and mentorship during regular meetings with each team member.


Education and Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or relevant field

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience of recruiting and working in a high-volume organization with at least three (3) years in a supervisory position.
  • Proven experience as Talent Acquisition Manager.
  • Experience in recruitment of professional and technical positions.
  • Experience in full-cycle recruiting, sourcing and employment branding.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies

  • Targeted Selection certification or behavioural interviewing training
  • Experience in international/global workforce in African context and possess cross-cultural sensitivity, knowledge of and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Demonstrated ability to use creative sourcing and networking skills to connect with talent in different professions
  • Successful skills and ability to prioritize effectively and manage multiple projects in a fast paced and ever-changing multinational organization
  • Ability to operate within a geographically dispersed organization
  • A deep understanding and passion for recruitment, aware of the latest trends and global talent market
  • Demonstrated computer literacy to include experience in tracking recruitment outcomes/metrics
  • Must be in full agreement and support of Amref’s Core Values, to evaluate candidate’s motivational fit for the organization.
  • Second language such as, French is highly desirable
  • Understanding of all selection methods and techniques
  • Proficient in the use of social media and job boards
  • Willingness to understand the duties and competencies of different roles
  • Excellent communicator
  • Well-organized
  • A leader and strategic thinker

Closing: 26 July 2022

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Amref Kenya on to apply
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