20 August 2017

International HR Jobs - Director, Global Talent Acquisition at Living Goods (LG)

Job Title:           Director, Global Talent Acquisition
Organisation: Living Goods (LG)
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda or Nairobi, Kenya
Reports to: Director, Global Human Capital

About US:
Living Goods supports networks of ‘Avon-like’ micro-entrepreneurs who go door-to-door teaching families how to improve their health and wealth while selling affordable, high-impact products like basic medicines, fortified foods, water filters, clean cook stoves, and solar lights. Living Goods seeks nothing less than a disruptive reinvention of distribution in emerging markets, through networks of franchised micro-entrepreneurs who leverage Living Goods’ brand, buying power and mobile marketing tools to deliver vital products at accessible prices to the people who need them most. By combining the best practices from the worlds of micro-enterprise, franchising and public health, Living Goods is creating a fully sustainable system to improve the health, and wealth, of underserved communities.

Job Summary: The Director, Global Talent Acquisition will own our talent acquisition process, including responsibility for employer branding, candidate experience, interviewer training, hiring metrics, and our sourcing strategies at all levels of the organization (from C-level executives to junior staff).  This is a new senior level position that will responsible for both strategic consultative support to the organization, as well as, operational and administrative tasks. The ideal candidate should be innovative and capable of managing multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.  You will have experience recruiting in both corporate and non-profit environments. The location of this role is negotiable with our Nairobi and Kenya offices preferred.  Up to 25% travel can be expected if you will be based in Kenya or Uganda.  50% travel if your primary location is elsewhere.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:   
  • Manage the design and implementation of the global talent sourcing strategy
  • Drive the end to end recruitment and selection process, creating and executing recruitment plans expeditiously.  From supporting workforce planning efforts, creating job descriptions, sourcing, selection, offer, onboarding and orientation
  • Design and implement world class recruiting practices and guidelines for all employees to follow
  • Create proactive pipeline development strategies for future talent needs and vacancies
  • Develop and manage recruiting reports, dashboards, and metrics
  • Coach hiring managers on effective interviewing and assessment.  Facilitate recruitment skill building
  • Champion employer branding efforts and participate in recruitment and networking events on behalf of Living Goods
  • Create and implement innovative programs, events and campaigns to attracttop talent to Living Goods

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The ideal candidate for the Living Goods Director, Global Talent Acquisition job opportunity should hold a University degree in HR Management or related field. Advanced degree or HR Certification a plus
  • At least ten ears of recruiting experience leading recruitment efforts in a rapidly growing organization
  • Expertise in recruiting across geographies.  Practical experience and strong networks in Africa is essential
  • Success in full-cycle recruiting, from first touch to start date for roles in both the private and public sectors
  • Proven success in recruiting across multiple levels of an organization from C-level executives to junior staff
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate with all levels of candidates and employees
  • Success in implementing new ideas which help build company brand awareness
  • High analytical skills
  • Familiarity with applicant tracking systems
  • High level of IT literacy.  MS Office knowledge and experience using databases and spreadsheets

Compensation:  A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance and bonus opportunity

How to Apply:
All candidates are strongly encouraged to Apply Online at the web link below.

Deadline: 30th September, 2017

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