Talent Recruitment Manager Full Time

Lagos, Nigeria | Bachelor's Degree | 7 - 10 years | Full Time | Male or Female | Human Resources | Human Resources

Job Summary

• Develop and implement a cross business, cross geography Talent attraction strategy for Sub Saharan Africa
• Develop critical pipelines of talent for key and scarce skill set roles, utilizing long term work force planning and Growth Play-book data. Partner with businesses to define medium to long term talent requirements
• Increase GE brand presence in all markets as an Employer of choice through partnering with communications team
• Meet diversity hiring targets through targeted recruitment
• Increase internal referrals by leveraging Referral program
• Develop diaspora and ‘Back 2 Africa’ strategies to maximize returnee numbers to GE. Partnering with other Staffing and Talent Acquisition teams in GE
• Ensure localization hiring targets are met for Sub Saharan Africa
• Lead a virtual team of dotted line reports to create a cohesive talent hunting team
• Create tools, best practice process and techniques to allow for talent mapping, pipelining and data sharing
• Ensure consistent yield of candidates from social media channels; Facebook, Twitter, Linked in
• Maintain newspaper, internet, third party vendor sourcing databases to ensure maximum yield
• Manage recruitment agency relationships
• Leverage all available GE global CRM and sourcing tools
• Design recruitment event calendar for region and implement with local and global recruitment teams
• Ensure systems compliance to produce accurate hiring data
• Lead transformation and process improvement projects in talent sourcing
• Share best practice and develop SSA recruitment team knowledge and skills
• Partner with University Relations Manager to increase hiring via University channels

Job Responsibilites

Job Requirements

• Minimum 8 years’ relevant recruitment experience including recruitment leadership
• Strong communication, influencing and interpersonal skills
• Proven and demonstrated ability to provide leadership and direction within a virtual team environment through tangible delivery
• Excellent consultative account management and business partnering skills with stakeholders at all levels
• Must be proactive detailed oriented, organised and able prioritize complex multiple tasks and projects in timely fashion
• Proven ability to deliver required work outputs in a fast paced and complex organization
• Demonstrated track record of sourcing top talent on time and within budget in a headhunting, agency or corporate recruitment environment
• Must be able to develop and implement complex processes across multiple locations and businesses
• Metric and SLA focused
• Process and compliance focused
• Demonstrable strategic thought-leadership in proactive recruitment, vision and innovation to drive improved performance, recruitment processes and tools
• Strong business acumen
• Expert in current technology which supports the identification of top talent using a broad range of creative sourcing channels, including data mining, advertising, direct research, networking and internet and database search
• Able to travel regularly
• Must possess right to live and work in country of vacancy
• Degree in Business, Human Resources or a related field

Desired Characteristics
• Familiarity with recruitment management systems, preferably Kenexa Brassring
• Technical/Engineering hiring experience
• Pan-Africa recruitment experience
• Knowledge of local labour legislation and requirements
• External Vendor management
• Project management skills
• Change management experience
• Good language skills: English plus French or Portuguese

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