Andela Global Head, Staff Recruiting Jobs in Kenya

Andela Global Head, Staff Recruiting Jobs in Kenya


About Andela

  • Marc Andresson, co-founder of the venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz wrote: “software is eating the world.”

  • That statement is just as true today as it was eight years ago.

  • Software is embedded in our day-to-day, and few industries are immune.

  • Peak behind the code and you will find brilliant engineers pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

  • Talk to any engineering leader and they will tell you that access to talent is their number one barrier to building software and growing their business.

  • Research the industry and you read about the 1 million computer-programming jobs that will go unfilled in 2020.

  • That is where Andela comes in. We help engineering leaders at companies big and small bridge that gap.

  • We are building tools, systems and processes to connect talent, no matter where they live, with the opportunities to do great things.

  • To date, we have identified 1,000+ software engineers from Africa and placed them as full-time, embedded members of development teams at over 200+ tech companies.

  • Along the way, we have raised $180M from Al Gore’s venture fund, Generation Partners, Google Ventures, Spark Capital, the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative and Serena Ventures.

  • And we are just getting started.

    Our People

    All of our people live and breathe our E.P.I.C values:

  • Excellence We are lifelong learners who strive for mastery of our craft

  • Passion We believe we are going to change the world and act accordingly

  • Integrity We choose extraordinary people and then trust them to do the right thing

  • Collaboration We know our sum is greater than our parts

    About the Role

  • We are seeking a transformational, strategic and innovative human to lead and oversee global talent acquisition, operations and analytics for all of Andela’s corporate functions.

  • This is a highly visible role, reporting into the Head of People, partnering with leadership enterprise-wide and critical to the execution of our long-term business strategy.

  • You will be responsible for optimizing the global talent acquisition strategies, brand building, process improvement and growing the capabilities/efficiencies of our Staff Recruiting team.

  • You will shape the future of talent acquisition by building a high volume talent acquisition org.

    Key Responsibilities will Include

    Commercial and Team Leadership

  • Cultivate a high-performing recruiting organisation - with an emphasis on building a best in class sales and corporate recruiting team.

  • Lead the Staff Recruiting team to hire high quality talent, consistently hitting targets

  • Drive initiatives that inspire an insight driven approach to talent acquisition effectively at all levels of the organization across the uniquely cross-cultural Andela environment.

  • Create and manage annual and quarterly operational planning process; working collaboratively with cross functional leaders.

    Business Strategy

  • Partner with business leaders to set and drive strategy, goals, process, and metrics.

  • Partner with functional
    leadership to determine workforce planning, talent development strategies with a focus on high quality, cost effectiveness and timely execution.

  • Develop and execute a competitive talent strategy that will ensure that the business attracts and hires the exceptional talent for each function

  • Establish a comprehensive digital marketing strategy that drives talent acquisition and brand recognition for Andela

  • Anticipate emerging talent requirements and proactively developing solutions to meet them and/or head off short-term critical talent shortages.

  • Collaborate effectively with our global engineering talent acquisition function to achieve economies of scale and share best practices

    Modernize and Optimize Staff Recruiting

  • Plan and deploy the infrastructure and architecture of our global staff recruiting engine.

  • Design and implement employer branding, recruitment marketing using industry best practice and data driven strategies

    Team Leadership & Change Management

  • Take an awesome team to the next level - design diverse career paths & growth opportunities for your team.

  • Provide direct support and coaching to your team as they help their direct reports through possible transitions and strategy changes

  • Ensure quality is priority at all times and enable your team to keep this at the top of their minds

    Here’s a Bit of Who you are

  • You care deeply about quality and people

  • You are a futuristic thinker who’s excited to work in a dynamic and truly global environment

  • You are comfortable and experienced in executive level stakeholder engagement and strategic leadership.

  • You have a proven track record in leading high-performing, high-volume talent acquisition groups and driving cross-functional initiatives.

  • You have significant and relevant experience across recruiting and other related talent acquisition/HR roles leading large teams.

  • You are a process oriented & data driven leader; passionate about fixing complex operational challenges allowing for greater scalability and global impact.

  • You are a structured, logical, and creative thinker with an ability to dissect a problem using a critical approach and iteratively test solutions.

  • You possess strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present clear, well-thought out recommendations.

  • You are a credible expert, influencing through a trusted advisor approach

    Benefits & Compensation

  • Full-time compensation

  • Full medical coverage

  • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet

  • Oh, and a chance to change the world!

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Andela Global Head, Staff Recruiting Jobs in Kenya

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