Talent Acquisition Specialist at One Acre Fund

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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Location: Abuja

About the Role

  • You will support our Global Recruitment team in it’s talent acquisition efforts. As a Recruiter,¬†you will be the¬†key business advisor from job opening to offer for your assigned roles.
  • You will¬†manage all the sourcing and pipeline management activities to a) ensure¬†stakeholders¬†receive excellent service and b) we hire quality candidates quickly. You will report directly to¬†the Nigeria Talent Sourcing Lead.


  • An important business advisor to hiring teams:¬†You will¬†be the main contact between your hiring team and the Recruitment Team by maintaining regular communication to guide strategy and to support the Hiring Manager’s needs.
  • Design and¬†own¬†the end-to-end recruitment strategy for roles:¬†You will¬†develop a strategy to 1) source top talent and 2) fill all open roles quickly. This includes setting targets, maintaining process dashboards, and communicating progress to your Hiring Managers.
  • Manage 5-8 high-value candidate pipelines:¬†Manage multiple pipelines that can include hundreds of candidates at any given time, each deserving a positive candidate experience.
  • Screen prospects:¬†Oversee prospect screening by evaluating profiles found online, through referrals, or others that are received from partners, for your roles.¬†Measures¬†of success can include:
    • At least 2 directly sourced hires each year
    • 10% of sourced candidates make it to the final round
    • At least 25 sourced candidates per role with 50% accepted by the hiring manager (i.e. HM confirms you can contact them)
    • Screen applications:¬†Oversee candidate screening and selection process from the review of applications through the interview process.
    • Manage and analyse our candidate database:¬†Using our Applicant Tracking System,¬†you will manage prospect progress from application to hire and analyse data to improve processes.
    • Ensure excellent candidate communication and support:¬†Our hiring process is rigorous and requires many steps, including multiple interviews and exercises.¬†You will¬†proactively support candidates¬†in line with our minimum standards.
  • Other possible responsibilities depending on team requirements:
    • Own process¬†improvements:¬†You will manage improvement strategies for our recruitment systems using data to achieve results.
    • Lead workstreams:¬†You will trial new sourcing strategies or improve our processes. For example, managing all sourcing platforms like LinkedIn, Data people, Glassdoor, or managing our agency partners.
  • Managing¬†reports:¬†You will¬†manage any reports already assigned or any future reports. With support from their manager,¬†you will¬†oversee the career development and performance feedback for them.

Career Growth and Development

  • We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people.
  • You‚Äôll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance.
  • We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals.
  • You‚Äôll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 4 or more years of experience¬†in a position that combines¬†stakeholder¬†and project management in recruitment preferably in a social enterprise.
  • Full-cycle recruiting experience with a bias in talent sourcing.
  • Industry insights on the Nigeria talent market and applying it in supporting the country program’s hiring needs.
  • Appreciation of employer branding initiatives as part of the wider talent acquisition strategy
  • Experience with greenhouse ATS will be an added advantage
  • You care¬†deeply¬†about providing great service to One Acre Fund job candidates and hiring managers

Application Deadline
14th April, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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