Talent Acquisition Manager Job Opportunity – Bridge International Academies

Organisation:  Bridge International Academies
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
International Academies is the world’s largest and fastest-growing chain of
primary and pre-primary schools with more than 400 academies and 120,000 pupils
in Kenya and Uganda. We democratize the right to succeed by giving families
living in poverty access to the high-quality education that will allow their
children to live a very different life. We leverage experts, data, and
technology in order to standardize and scale every aspect of quality education
delivery, from how and where academies are built to how teachers are selected
and trained, and how lessons are delivered and monitored for improvement. We
are vertically-integrated, tech-enabled, and on our way to profitability.
Bridge expects to continue rapid expansion in East Africa, and will be
launching operations in Nigeria in September 2015, with India to follow in
Job Summary:  The Talent Acquisition Manager will be a key
member of the People Operations team as we grow in Uganda in 2015. The
incumbent will have the opportunity to join a fast-scaling global start-up and
shape the organisation by developing a highly effective talent pipeline for all
positions in Uganda. The ideal candidate will have a strong ability to
multi-task and take ownership of the current talent acquisition process from
the get-go. You’re an extremely effective communicator, both written and
verbal, and are energized by interacting with people, building relationships,
and networking. These things come naturally to you and are what you crave in
your working life. A keen sense of ownership, speedy execution, and scrappiness
is a must. The candidate is equally comfortable as an individual contributor as
well as a leader who can drive the efforts of a team.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Work with hiring managers and their teams to assist
with external recruitment efforts.
Partner with People Operations for internal hiring
efforts (internal recruitment is the assessment of employees for different or
more senior roles.)
Use social media, job boards, internet sourcing, and
other technical means to source candidates for open jobs for current open roles
and identify future talent needs and proactively recruit and source candidates.
Guide hiring managers and decision makers by providing
valuable insight and hiring and employment data. May develop specialized or
competitive intelligence and research in regards to talent development.
Manage the recruitment process and life-cycle,
including initial assessments, interviews, and offers.
Build and manage working relationships with
recruiters, academic and professional groups, and with a wider audience through
use of social media and other targeted outreach to key audiences; including
coordination of on-campus recruiting, job fairs, conferences, and other
opportunities to connect with audiences interested in for-profit education
Candidate experience focused; coach and mentor a
team on meticulous candidate management using an applicant tracking systems to
track applicants from the selection phase through to on-boarding.
Qualifications, Skills and
The applicant should preferably hold a Bachelor’s
degree with superior academic performance
Extensive headhunting/recruitment experience,
particularly with building diverse teams
Prior experience within a fast-paced, metric driven
Talent Acquisition organization (agency or corporate)
Prior experience in extreme growth situations.
How to Apply:
If you so
desire to join Bridge International Academies in the aforementioned capacity,
please Apply Online by Clicking on the link below
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