Poa Internet Talent Acquisition Manager Jobs in Kenya

Poa Internet Talent Acquisition Manager Jobs in Kenya

  • Poa! internet is the fastest growing and highly innovative ISP in Kenya. The company was founded in 2014 with a vision to provide internet in every home in Africa. At poa! We believe by empowering people, we can actively drive digital inclusion in these markets. We deploy a cost-effective internet service in Kenya, with the aim of providing affordable access to content and Internet to low- income members of society.

  • We are growing very fast to cover the rest of Kenya and eventually Africa. It is envisaged that success of the business will grow to over 150 networks across East Africa. It is from this background that we seek prospect candidates to fill the role of Talent Acquisition Manager.

  • At Poa, we pride ourselves on being a values-driven company and we love working with values-driven employees. Poa's vision is “Internet in every home in Africa”. To achieve this vision, we live by our values, captured in the acronym, We CONNECT. At Poa, we: Create a better world for the people we serve, Open our eyes to problems and opportunities, Never stop learning never stop moving forward, Name it, own it , solve it, Engage with the bigger picture even in details, Care about each other and Tujienjoy kazini.

    Mission Statement for the Role:

  • To be responsible for end to end recruitment efforts to attract, select and place high-calibre talent to support organization goals in order to efficiently and effectively meet our ever growing and dynamic business needs and position Poa as an employer of choice.

    Overall Responsibility

  • Design talent acquisition processes and strategics that will ensure positions are filled with high-quality talent in a timely manner and effectively scale up the talent acquisition activities. Build strong partnerships with hiring managers, ensure excellent candidate experience, and exceed business needs


  • Talent Acquisition, On boarding, Employee engagement

    Key SMART Results for A-Player

  • Do a baseline survey to reasons for current attrition rate. Undertake gap analysis and develop a plan by the end of Q3 2022

  • Elevate employee retention to better retain talent and save on costs associated with new hires by the end of Q4 2022

  • Define current recruitment metrics and develop plans for improvement to meet best practice benchmark by the end of Q3 2022

  • Build a strong pipeline of candidates and champion internal mobility with a talent marketplace by the end of Q4 2022

  • Create and implement end-to-end candidate hiring processes to ensure a positive experience
    with candidates as they move through the process, ensuring that no matter the outcome of a process, people want and yearn to be a part of our business by the end of Q3 2022

  • Assess current hiring lead times and define plans to reduce Time to Hire to meet best practice benchmark by the end of Q4 2022

  • Conduct baseline survey on the employee on boarding experience and develop plans to improve metrics by the end of Q4 2022

  • Build channels for marketing Poa's unique selling points to advance our market position as an employer of choice. Partner with marketing to build our employer brand by the end of Q4 2022

  • Benchmark roles to market by the end of Q4 2022

    Level of Management Experience Required (Mandatory & Nice to Have)

  • Mandatory - Demonstrated experience in complete life cycle recruiting from entry-level to senior management: sourcing, evaluating, and closing candidates.

    Department stage of development where this role sits

  • Prepare for Scale / Systematization / Team Building / Coaching / Mentorship -Catalyst / Champion

    Key Competencies Criticality (H,M,L)

  • Experience in partnering with business and driving a talent strategy aligned to enabling commercial objectives - H

  • Relationship-building acumen making you a natural partner with hiring managers - H.

  • Ability to build, maintain, and grow immediate and long-term pipelines - M.

  • Exceptional written & verbal communication and presentation skills - M.

  • Good understanding of key HR principles and talent acquisition best practices including CV screening, candidate engagement, scheduling assessments with candidates, interviewing, on boarding - H.

  • Excellent organizational, task, and time management skills, with an emphasis on detail and follow-up and the ability to prioritize tasks and request from multiple stakeholders and audiences - H.

  • Display strong consulting and collaboration skills - H.

    Mandatory Criteria if Any with no exceptions to hire.

  • 5+ years experience in talent acquisition.

  • Proficiency in Applicant Tracking Systems.

  • Proven work experience as a Talent Acquisition Specialist or similar role.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Poa Internet Talent Acquisition Manager Jobs in Kenya

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