Busara Center Talent Acquisition Manager Jobs in Kenya

The Talent Acquisition Manager is the primary member of our People team in charge of executing Busara’s plans to attract, recruit, and on board top talent. Based in Busara’s main operating hub in Nairobi, the Manager will oversee the full cycle of recruitment and employment branding, from initial job posting to full employee on boarding.

The Manager will be responsible for discovering top talent, building a strong employment brand, and ensuring great relationships with candidates and employees.


  • In partnership with Busara’s senior management, determine staffing needs across the Africa region and produce forecasts.
  • Develop and implement talent acquisition strategies and hiring plans for Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, and all other countries where Busara is hiring staff.
  • Help Busara build a strong employer brand and execute employment branding initiatives.
  • Maintain relationships with candidates for future opportunities.
  • Build and maintain relationships with organizations and individuals in Busara’s network who can help us find top talent.
  • Strategically source potential hires from different backgrounds, helping Busara build a diverse, competitive team across all its offices.
  • Propose, develop, and lead employment branding initiatives.
  • Source to fill open positions through social media and other online searches and anticipate Busara’s future needs.
  • Plan and conduct the recruitment and selection process (interviews, screening calls, etc.), including coordinating internally with selection committee members for key positions.
  • Actively take steps to ensure a
    positive, consistent experience for all candidates.
  • Engage with and manage any external recruiters Busara is working with for specific positions.
  • Host or participate in candidate recruitment initiatives or partnerships with universities.
  • Assist in employee retention and development.
  • Use metrics to create reports and identify areas of improvement.


  • Excellent communicator who engages well externally and internally
  • Proven experience as talent acquisition manager
  • Experience in full-cycle recruiting, sourcing and employment branding
  • 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
  • Working knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and databases
  • Well-organized
  • A leader and strategic thinker
    BSc/BA in business administration, human resources or relevant field.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 15th July, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Busara Center Talent Acquisition Manager Jobs in Kenya

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