Talent Acquisition Officer Wanted – Apply Here. International Rescue Committee
Talent Acquisition Officer Maiduguri
August 26, 2021
August 26, 2021
Quantitative Skills / Analytical
Field of Education
Business & Management Studies, Marketing, Accounting & Finance, Psychology
Level of Education
Bachelors, Certificate, Masters, Other
International Rescue Committee
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their future.
Under the direct supervision of the Talent Acquisition Manager, the Talent Acquisition Officer serves as part of focal point for the coordination of recruitment related activities as well as provision of recruitment support to ensure effective and efficient execution of processes, projects, and activities.
What you’ll do
– Ensure strategic management and recruitment of national staff in line with human resources requirements for programs and support positions. – Support the Talent Acquisition Manager in successful implementation, adherence, and common understanding of Recruitment Guidelines in IRC Offices – Support the Talent Acquisition Manager to ensure that controls are put in place to allow for transparent and unbiased recruitment processes and systems – Track and ensure progress on active recruitment and upcoming talent needs.
– Keep up to date on trends in talent acquisition, particularly in the humanitarian aid sector. – Support the Talent Acquisition Manager to attract and retain senior national talent with a diversity focus. – Identify areas of opportunity to strengthen recruitment function and proactively offer recommendations to hiring teams. – Participate in the coordination of all aspects of recruitment and selection process including scheduling interviews and tests with candidates, provide feedback as appropriate and conduct reference checks.
– Support the long listing of applicants. – Support the Talent Acquisition Manager to ensure the maintenance of IRC recruitment module and all candidates receive timely communication and feedback. – Work in accordance with agreed timescales to reduce time to hire figures and retain the best candidates. – Draft offer letters and employment contracts. – Maintenance of recruitment data such job descriptions, interview grids, reference checks tests. – Assist in ensuring the mission’s recruitment and selection policy guidelines are followed.
What we offer you
Additional responsibilities – This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other related tasks as required and responsible for reporting and communication of progress and achievement of the specific assigned task. – Work effectively as a member of the HR team to ensure optimization of resources across the team as well as delivering consistency and effectiveness of practice. – Other relevant duties and project work as directed by the Talent Acquisition Manager. – Maintenance of high technical standards. – Conduct all duties in a professional manner following IRC Nigeria staff regulations
What we’re looking for
– Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Access and Microsoft Outlook – Must be detail-oriented and able to work independently with minimal supervision. – Excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and time management skills – Ability to organize tasks simultaneously, prioritize work and ensure tasks are completed by deadline – Strong oral and written communication skills – Fluency in spoken and written English and Hausa – Ability to maintain the highest degree of discretion and confidentiality – Willing to adhere to and carry out the IRC rules. – Skills in the use of database management, word processing, spreadsheet, and/or presentation software. – Able to cope with basic living conditions during field trip Education/ Experience – BSC/HND in Social Sciences – Master’s degrees in Human Resource Management will be an added advantage – Society of Human Resource Management Certified professional (SHRM- CP) or relevant body desirous – Not less than 2 years work experience in Human Resources, Recruitment and Talent Management.