Support to ACERWC Response Measures to the Impact of COVID-19 on the Rights and Welfare of Children in Africa

Country: Ethiopia Organization: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH Closing date: 11 Dec 2020 Re-invitation to Bid Reference No: 83368440 The Covid-19 global pandemic has resulted in unprecedented disruption of the health, social and economic order of the world and that of Africa. Its direct impact on health has already resulted in the death of hundreds of thousands and left millions in dire situations. The resulting macroeconomic downturn has affected every country and every sector resulting in mass disruption or loss of household incomes. The United Nations (UN) reported that COVID-19 is having a devastating impact on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals. It threatens to reverse years of progress on poverty, hunger, healthcare and education. It is noted that while the pandemic has impacted everyone, it is affecting the world’s poorest and most vulnerable people the most. Hence its overall consequences for Africa are overwhelming. Children, as the m

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia World Resources Institute (WRI)

This is Part time - Short term position (end date September 30, 2021) located in Addis or Nairobi

Job Summary

In this role, you will support the recruitment for positions from entry-to executive- level roles for our offices mainly in London, The Hague, Bonn, Addis Ababa, DRC, or other Global locations, and well as programmatic staff and remote workers based in different countries throughout Europe and Africa.

Job Responsibilities

Recruitment and Administrative Support (80%)

  • Review incoming applications and conduct initial virtual or phone interviews with shortlisted candidates for junior and internship positions
  • Coordinate on-site and remote interviews between candidates and team members across multiple locations, in person or virtual, which may include booking interview spaces, tracking hiring team participation, communicating schedule details with candidates, and providing required documentation
  • Support with the preparation of interview questions for the (panel) interviews
  • Complete reference checks and administer work sample exercises to candidates
  • Answer candidates' questions and ensure candidates and hiring managers have all the necessary support during the recruitment process
  • Ensure all candidates receive feedback on the status of their application in a timely manner
  • Act as a backup and cover for the Talent Acquisition Specialist for Europe during part time leave (Fridays) and vacation

Other activities (20%)

  • Support the Talent Acquisition team as needed with additional projects, e.g. Initiatives to increase Diversity and Inclusion, Hiring Manager trainings, aligning recruitment practices through the different regions while being compliant with local law etc.
  • Review compliance with GDPR in our recruitment our different Europe offices
  • Other projects and support as needed 

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required and a minimum of 2 years of work experience in administrative support, preferably within recruitment 
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to think on their feet, be flexible, and multi-task in a rapidly changing environment while providing exceptional service to candidates and employees
  • An eye for detail and very strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work with individuals across all levels and functions 
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills. French language skills a plus
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Strong reporting skills, including ability to extract, evaluate, and present data
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office product suites and outlook 
  • Knowledge of Jobvite and/or other applicant tracking systems and advantage

How to Apply: Please submit a resume with cover letter. Applicants must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered. 

Program Overview

As a Talent Acquisition Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to support the hire of talent for WRI positions with employees who will make a measurable difference in our organization and the environment. In this role you will support the recruitment of all new hires mainly for our offices in Europe, Africa and our Global office in Washington D.C. In this role, you be part of the Global Talent Acquisition Team, whose mission is to ensure competitive and diverse candidate pools to be able to hire the best talent possible quickly and efficiently and provide potential employees with an exceptional candidate experience. Ideally, you will bring a passion for our mission, an eagerness to work in a fast-paced recruiting environment and possess a customer service orientation, a deadline focused lens, keen eye for detail, good organization skills and a positive attitude.



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