Andela is developing a corps of high-quality technology talent across the African continent that will drive the current and future phases of tech-enabled growth around the world. With the fastest growing population and highest youth population in the world, we believe Africa is one of the greatest untapped markets for talent development.
At Andela, we find the brightest young people in Africa, train them to be world-class developers, and connect them with employers around the world looking for top technical talent. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common.
We have a vision to train 100,000 world-class developers in the next 10 years – and we want you to help make it happen
Andela is seeking a Recruitment Associate who will join the recruitment team responsible for finding, selecting, and enrolling brilliant young people across Lagos in Andela’s bootcamp program.
Your job is to ensure Andela is regarded as the number one career path of choice for brilliant young people in Lagos interested in becoming world-class developers. Success in doing this will mean that Andela is able to recruit and train the highest performing fellows at a lower cost than the competition every time.
In this job:
Your role is to relentlessly reach out to as many channels as possible as cost-efficiently as possible to find brilliant Nigerians interested in technology. You will lead the process from start to finish in finding, selecting, and enrolling brilliant young people across Nigeria in Andela’s bootcamp program keeping rigorous statistics and generating data-driven growth through new channels.
Key Attributes of the role include:
You are biased towards action. You take action first, and then keep taking new actions.
You drive results in a big way and can get things done. You are self-driven and have great follow-through
You have superior organizational skills, integrity and great follow.
The specific responsibilities of this role include:
Developing, reviewing and implementing creative recruiting strategies to reach prospective applicants, as well as serving specific populations, such as women
Contribute to the overall success of the Talent Aquisition Team by providing a professional, high level of customer service and quality throughout the recruiting process
Leading Andela application website re-branding by offering suggestions on the look and feel of site alongside providing content relative to site subjects
Support the analytical needs of the Recruitment Department by analyzing lead applicants and new fellow data
Develop, coordinate and implement the calendar of fellow recruitment activities to ensure it is done in a timely and effective manner
Overseeing and ensuring strong management of all stages of the fellow recruitment process, including candidate screening and selection
Developing candidate evaluation systems that help to judge the presence, absence or efficacy of such qualification and qualities in prospective fellows
Managing marketing and recruitment budgets to ensure that expenditure maximizes return on investment
Partner with other teams to create and generate standard quarterly and year-end reports as well as ad-hoc reports to inform operational and workforce optimization decisions by managers and senior leadership
Define, develop, and document data needs and translate those needs into standard operational reports on recruitment and enrollment activities and results
Identify, recommend, and support the implementation of systems and process changes to create efficiencies in data collection, reporting, analysis and process optimization
Participate in both operational projects and strategic initiatives with cross-functional teams throughout the Office
Research Social Media Recruiting trends to offer best practices on how to utilize social sites as candidate networking tools
Manage Recruitment systems and activities to ensure that production and quality expectations are met
Analyze data and past methods to identify new initiatives and process improvements
Liaising and working effectively with contacts across all departments and at all levels within and outside Andela, to ensure a collaborative approach to recruitment
Maintain all documentation on recruitment process within the recruitment playbook
Actively recruit and manage Fellowship Applications
Managing of all stages of the fellow recruitment process, including candidate screening and selection
Have excellent knowledge and passion about Andela’s mission and vision.
Able to convincingly sell Andela’s opportunity to prospective fellows.
Outgoing personality and a high comfort level speaking with young people
Understanding of how to best use different technology to reach prospective applicants.
Have excellent written and spoken communication skills as well as good listening skills.
Are a self-starter who can accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.
Have sufficient familiarity with the technology sector
Have an ability to store, extract and review relevant data, and identify trends/insights that can contribute towards the improvement of the recruitment process.
Be a good person; we have a “no jerk” policy at Andela
Qualifications & Characteristics
As the ideal candidate for this role you:
Must have good interpersonal skills
Must work effectively with and collaborate with others
Must be self-motivated and willing to serve
Must have ability to execute projects systematically
Must be meticulous and be a stickler for orderliness and cleanliness
Must have good organizational and communication skills
Benefits & Compensation
Breakfast and Lunch provided daily
Beautiful working environment
Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
Oh, and a chance to change the world!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status
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