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Talent Attraction Officer (French Speaking) at The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
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Organization Name: The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Job Title: Talent Attraction Officer (French Speaking)

Job Type: Full Time

Job Category: Human Resources

  • Overall Responsibility
  • The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is looking to fill the position of an French speaking – Talent Attraction Officer. The talent officer will be responsible for Identifying, engaging and attracting the right talent for today and tomorrow’s ICRC Operational success.
  • This is an opportunity for Kenyan nationals.

    Together, Building the Future

  • Welcome to the future where you will be part of a fantastic transformation! We have the ambition to create ICRC’s first ever Talent Attraction & Employer Branding Centre of Expertise (TAT CoE).
  • In line with our institutional and people strategy, our mission is to position the Organisation as an employer of choice and to attract the right people, today and tomorrow.

    Your Next Team

  • You will be part of an ambitious, proactive, remote, and diverse group of professionals whose daily endeavour is to actively team up with internal (Recruiters, Talent Managers, HRBP, HR Managers, Heads of Unit/Delegation and external partners (Red Cross/Crescent National Societies, professionals, associations, Diasporas, alumni and Universities in order to identify, engage and attract candidates, using the most effective and innovative practices/tools.
  • In collaboration with the Line Manager (based in Geneva), you and your future colleague will be responsible for the creation of our regional Talent Sourcing Hub in Nairobi.

    Your contribution/collaborations

    In collaboration with internal/external partners, as Talent Attraction Officer, you will succeed by:

  • Rolling-out our Talent Attraction Strategy in line with the Organization’s global recruitment needs
  • Delivering outstanding services based on our customer & data-driven approach for Talent Attraction (Direct Sourcing, Talent Engagement, Market Intelligence, Employer Branding and Outreach
  • Conducting global and regional Talent Attraction initiatives based on targets, Key Performance Indicators and Service Level Agreements
  • Delivering annual and “on-demand” labour market analysis which will define your actions
    Crafting and curating humanitarian content in order to build and engage with talent communities including professionals, associations, diasporas, alumni, Universities, etc.,
  • Training and advising peers as well as internal partners on employer branding best practices
  • Advising prospective candidates on competency building to help them meet ICRC’s standards and guiding them through

    the application process,

  • Actively participating in global projects for the team and unit’s continuous improvement
    Embracing and nurturing collaboration within the Red Cross movement (Nationals Societies and the IFRC) as well as with other humanitarian Organisations
  • Representing the ICRC during webinars, live sessions, key professional events, conferences, workshops and recruitment fairs
  • Delivering monthly, quarterly and annual reports on your activity/progression and budget management

    Your Profile

  • At least Bachelor’s degree in HR, labour psychology, digital marketing and/or communication
  • Professional experience, at least 5 years’ experience, 2 of which are in talent sourcing, recruitment, employer branding or/and HR Marketing within an international, non-profit and/or humanitarian Organisation
  • Proficiency in Boolean string search
  • Digital excellence in implementing, deploying and managing sourcing and employer branding tools as well as actions/reporting
  • Demonstrated ability to create written/visual content for digital HR Marketing purposes and to run efficient communication/recruitment campaigns
  • Perfect command of written and spoken English and advanced level French
  • Experience working in a remote and international team
  • At ease managing and reporting on budget plan and expenses
  • Willing to travel within the covered region (AFRICA)
  • Humanitarian/voluntary field experience and exposure
  • Proven Project Management skills/experience

    Attitude is key

  • Strong drive, “can-do attitude”, positive thinking and solution-oriented mind-set
  • Active listener, benevolent and remarkable team spirit
  • Outstanding communication and networking skills at all levels of hierarchy
  • Self-learner/starter, high degree of autonomy and proven organizational skills
  • Confirmed representation and presentation skills
  • Commitment and capacity to convey humanitarian motivation
  • In-depth knowledge of Africa’s labour market, recruiting practices and local HR Marketing mediums

    What we offer

  • A great opportunity to join the world’s most respected humanitarian Organisation
  • Create an impact and influence the future of Talent Attraction at the ICRC
  • Change people’s lives by helping them identify their next career move
  • Exciting professional development and stimulating benefits package
  • A unique, global, remote and diverse team
  • You will be based at the ICRC office in Nairobi

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; ICRC Talent Attraction Officer (French Speaking) Jobs in Kenya


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