NRC Global Recruitment Adviser (English & Spanish) Jobs in Kenya

NRC Global Recruitment Adviser (English & Spanish) Jobs in Kenya

  • All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships.


  • NRC launched its first Global Recruitment Centre in November2020 in Nairobi. By establishing the Centre, NRC aims at driving efficiency and quality of recruitment in support of all its offices and operations in more than 30 countries. The NRC Global Recruitment Centre covers a large functional scope comprising of five main areas: Attract, Search, Recruit, Vet and Contract.

  • It is led by the Head of the Centre and consist of a team of expert recruiters and HR coordinators.

    Role and responsibilitiesGlobal

  • Recruitment Adviser will provide effective end-to-end recruitment service for an assigned portfolio and deliver exceptional customer service to hiring managers and candidates.

    Generic responsibilities

  • Manage end-to-end recruitment process and deliver outstanding service to NRC hiring managersand candidates

  • Develop a recruitment plan together with hiring manager for each recruitment and translate requirements into a solution-based recruitment strategy

  • Provide advice and direction to hiring managers, HR staff and candidates about the entire hiring process, buildthose relationships effectively being a trusted adviser to both NRC staffand candidates

  • Thoroughly assess candidates to ensure suitability for the role; evaluate and screen submitted applications, conduct interviews and perform assessment tests

  • Ensure effective candidate managementthrough ongoing communications regarding questions, updates and status during the recruitment; ensure candidates are treated with the utmost care throughout their process

  • Identifyand escalate any potential or actual issues/risks with delivering recruitment services

  • Ensure effective sourcing and selection support based on knowledge of NRC programmes and context

  • Maintain knowledge of the constantly changing environment of the market place relative to the sourcing and recruitment of qualified humanitarian professionals

  • Ensure compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, procedures, tools, minimum standards, personal data protection rules and regulations and adhere to service level metrics to enable operational excellence

    Specific responsibilities

  • Build an effective candidate pool and maintain active relationship with pipelines of talent for current and future opportunities

  • Provide on boarding and assistance to other recruiters at the Centre

  • Manage additional projectsfor recruitment related initiatives as assigned during hyper care period of the Centre


  • Competencies are important
    in order for the employee and the organisation to deliver desired results. They are relevant for all staff and are divided into the following two categories:

    Professional competencies

  • These are skills, knowledge and experience that are important for effective performance.

    Generic Professional competencies:

  • Experience in operating global recruitmentincluding sourcing, competency-based interviews, talent pools, and use of selection techniques.

  • Certification in psychometric tools, preferably tests from Cut-e, is an asset

  • Experience working in an international organization

  • Highest level of customer service orientation, strong drive and “can-do attitude”

  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values and ability to convey them.

  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.

  • Fluency in Spanish, both written and verbal.

    Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Understanding of the importance of a strong employer brand in recruitment and ideally experience inemployer branding.

  • Tech savvy, comfortable communicating virtually and learning new office tools, keeping abreast of advances in technology and social media.

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience.

  • Experience recruiting in North & Central America,and/or Latin America.

  • Previous Shared Service experience is an important asset.

  • A good sense of humour would bean asset!


  • These are personal qualities that influence how successful people are in their job. NRC’s Competency Framework states 12 behavioural competencies, and the following are essentialfor this position:

  • Planning and delivering results-high level of integrity,sense of urgency, attention to detail and quality standards –with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines effectively; excellent organizational skills.

  • Working with people.

  • Communicating with impact and respect-ability and confidence to communicate appropriately with people of all levels, both internally and externally.

  • Coping with change -deep flexibility and creativity around adapting to fast-changing needs and priorities.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; NRC Global Recruitment Adviser (English & Spanish) Jobs in Kenya

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