Nova Pioneer Talent Associate Jobs in Kenya

Nova Pioneer is looking for a stellar Talent Associate to assist with the administration of day-to-day operations of the Talent (HR) functions and duties.This is an opportunity to help create a transformative brand with the future of Africa’s youth at stake.



Key responsibilities for the role include:


Administrative Compliance

  • Support with staff onboarding to ensure that staff are fully inducted into the Nova Culture and seamlessly set up to use the various Nova Pioneer systems.
  • Enroll new employees by issuing forms and applications; verifying completion.
  • Support with employment processing, health and welfare benefits, records management, safety and health, compliance, and labor relations; completing personnel transactions.
  • Protect organization's value by keeping information confidential.
  • Improve manager and employee relations by working closely with them to identify and clarify problems; evaluating potential solutions; consulting the Director of Talent and implementing selected solutions; coaching and counseling managers and employees.
  • Comply with local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Accomplish human resources and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Develop human resources solutions by collecting and analyzing information; recommending courses of action.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

    Managing Systems

  • Maintain all HR systems and propose better ways to enhance efficiency using technology.
  • Maintain an updated HR tracker and input it with all the requisite candidate data.

    Recruitment and Selection

    Support with all aspects of Recruitment and Selection including:

  • Executing the elements of the recruitment and selection e.g. Phone screening, Scheduling Interviews, Coordinating Performance Tasks etc.
  • Produce clear, strong, effective communications to attract prospective candidates
  • Coordinating communications with potential interview candidates (Jazz, Telerivet, Email, SMS, Phone) using prescribed communications’ templates.
  • Provide information by answering communications; referring special communications to appropriate job applicants.
  • Be the focal/contact person for prospective candidates throughout the hiring process and coordinate all aspects of interviews with strong/high quality candidates.
  • Ensure that all interview logistics are organized and that interview tools are printed in readiness for interviews.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the interview process with Nova Hiring Managers and the general team ensuring smooth handover to the Nova team and closure with candidates


    Skills and Qualifications required:


  • You love people and think, eat, sleep, dream people.
  • You have I-3 years’ experience in a busy start up or innovative organization that cares deeply about people
    development. Previous experience in a school would be great but not compulsory.
  • You have experience with Administration, Recruitment and Systems set-up.
  • You have exposure to Business or HR training. This is preferred but not compulsory as passion, skills and experience are the elements that will make you successful in this role
  • You have exposure to 1-2 solid internships in well-recognized companies and perhaps 1 full-time role in Administration/HR.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in HR.

    How to Apply:

    Does working at Nova Pioneer excite you? If so, then Apply Now:

    To apply, please complete the form on the right -hand side of this page. We cannot process applications that are emailed to us.

    Please note: Where a copy of your resume is required, copying and pasting from a formatted document e.g. Microsoft Word may not result in the formatting transferring correctly to the final resume. You are encouraged to attach your resume in Microsoft Word® or PDF format to protect formatting.

    All applications will be reviewed and applicants notified of next steps within a week after this closing date. There are a series of stages in the Nova Pioneer interview process and candidates will be moved forward in the process depending on their success in the previous stage. The process is as follows:

  • Phone interview: a short conversation to understand your skills and experience a little better.
  • Practical demonstration of what you can do: you will complete a written task or a demonstration related to the role you are applying for. Teachers participate in a half-day selection day at one of our campuses as well as deliver a lesson to a class.
  • In-person interviews: at this point, you will visit one of our schools to meet the team and participate in a series of in-person interviews.
  • Final interview: you’ll have a final conversation with the hiring manager before decisions are made.

    For more information and job application details, see; Nova Pioneer Talent Associate Jobs in Kenya

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