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  • Posted: Nov 26, 2020
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    Andela is a global talent accelerator that produces world-class remote developers and connects them with top employers. Andela finds the brightest young people in Africa and gives them the training and mentorship needed to thrive as full-time, remote developers for companies around the world. The company is backed by investors including Steve Case, Omidyar N...
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    Senior Recruiting Specialist

    About You

    • You are passionate about supporting recruiting functions, building and designing systems and processes that increase efficiency and you have a love for finding and supporting unique individuals that, given the right role, have the power to change the world.
    • You are excited to represent Andela to a wide variety of candidates across levels of seniority and thrive in a multi-functional role in fast-paced, innovative environments, and solving key issues enabling recruiting functions to thrive and aiding in finding and empowering Africa’s top talents.
    • You have strong analytical and time/project management skills.
    • You are a confident self-starter and a results-oriented individual excited by the mission that you apply your skills towards.
    • You’ll partner closely with the Recruiting team to optimize the job roles in focus.

    About the Role

    • Andela is a fast growing organization that requires a strong recruitment team to achieve its hiring goals.
    • The Recruitment Specialist will work with an awesome team to drive Andela’s recruitment strategy of hiring top talents whose values and goals are very well aligned with that of Andela.
    • In partnership with hiring managers, you will be responsible for sourcing and hiring these talents while ensuring all stakeholders have a great hiring experience.

    What You Will Do
    Candidate Sourcing and selection:

    • Actively source top talent online to build a funnel of qualified candidates for a quickly scaling and dynamic global team, for diverse functions across the organisation
    • Work closely with hiring managers to achieve a clear understanding of job roles in order to identify the best talents
    • Design and maintain systems that guarantee punctual and delightful evaluation processes for our candidates.
    • Comply with and bolster data analysis systems to improve performance tracking once hired.
    • Engage and captivate the interest of high-quality candidates and convert those candidates into hires.
    • Identify new sourcing channels and tools through frequent research
    • Ensure a best-in-class selection process.

    Stakeholder Management:

    • Coordinate and communicate with internal stakeholders to guarantee headcount is filled on time, and through the most equitable and objective processes possible.
    • Partner with hiring managers to identify hiring needs and best ways to fill those needs.
    • Proactively guide internal stakeholders towards best hiring practices.
    • Provide timely feedback to candidates to ensure a great candidate experience
    • Maintain positive relationships with candidates in ways that could yield referrals that could become potential hire
    • Build a community of top talents that can be tapped into in the near future
    • Create accessible resources for your stakeholder (candidates, hiring managers and interviewers).


    • Facilitate workshops aimed to improve the recruitment process across the organisation
    • Develop Initiatives that add value to the organisation in areas relating to talent sourcing and management
    • Collaborate with the Recruiting Manager to continually develop and improve on existing recruitment processes.

    What You Should Have

    • 4+ years experience in talent acquisition/recruitment.
    • A self-starter and able to work independently with some ambiguity and develop process and structure as needed.
    • Creativity in expanding the ecosystem for sourcing top talent for Andela.
    • You are Innovative and a supporter of diversity and equal employment opportunity
    • Active sourcing experience through platforms such as LinkedIn, Boolean search exposure and leveraging networks through referrals and internal applicants
    • Familiarity with employment laws and be supportive of diversity
    • Curiosity about how to improve efficiency in attracting top talent from across different locations.
    • Excellent People, Communication, Problem-solving, Negotiation, Time management and Coordination skills.
    • You understand the value of maintaining positive relationships and creating an awesome candidate/hiring manager’s experience.
    • You have a knack for developing, coordinating and implementing the calendars of activities to ensure that targets are hit in a timely manner
    • Excellent knowledge and passion about Andela’s mission and vision. Able to convincingly sell Andela’s opportunity to prospective employees
    • You drive results in a big way and can get things done. You are self-driven and have great independent follow-through
    • You are great at researching candidates and their previous employers online, and have a very strong interest in talent acquisition and personal career trajectories.
    • High learning velocity and readiness to be awesome.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Andela on to apply

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