Technical Recruiter

Department: People

Type: Full Time

Experience: Junior - Mid Level

Reporting to: Senior Recruiter

 

About Andela:

Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.

About You:

You are passionate about supporting recruiting functions, building and designing systems and process that increase efficiency and you have a love for finding and supporting unique individuals that, given the right role have the power to change the world. You are excited to represent Andela to a wide variety of candidates across levels of seniority and thrive in a multi-functional role in fast-paced, innovative environments, and solving key issues enabling recruiting functions to thrive and aiding in finding and empowering Africa’s top engineers. You have strong analytical and time/project management skills. You are a confident self-starter and be a results-oriented individual excited by the mission that you apply your skills towards. You’ll partner closely with the Recruiting team to optimise the job roles in focus.

About the Role:

As Andela engages with the continent’s top technologists, you will play a key role in attracting, talent mapping, sourcing and hiring key high calibre technologists across Africa, and filling mission critical roles which drive Andela’s growth and impact.

You are familiar with a wider range of sourcing and talent attraction techniques, across active sourcing on social media, databases and Boolean searches, as well as leveraging referrals and internal mobility/applicants.

We are looking for someone who understands how to build a pipeline through online sourcing tools, and understands how to quickly engage and progress candidates through the recruitment process. You must be highly organized and capable of prioritizing work with little guidance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Source top talent online to build a funnel of qualified candidates for a quickly scaling and dynamic global team
  • Design and maintain systems that guarantee punctual and delightful evaluation processes for our candidates
  • Coordinate (using recruiting software & tracking systems) and communicate with internal stakeholders to guarantee headcount is filled on time, and through the most equitable and objective processes possible
  • Comply with and bolster data analysis systems to improve performance tracking once hired. Coordinating the various tasks to ensure a consistent, data collection towards active sourcing, candidate application review, referral actioning, interview pass-through rates and hiring goals.
  • Engage and captivate the interest of high-quality candidates and convert those candidates into hires

Qualifications & Characteristics

  • At least 2 years in a Talent Acquisition or Recruitment related role in an established organisation, technical recruiting experience a bonus
  • Curiosity about how to improve efficiency in attracting top engineers from across the continent
  • Active sourcing experience through platforms such as LinkedIn, Boolean search exposure and leveraging networks through referrals and internal applicants
  • Excellent knowledge and passion about Andela’s mission and vision. Able to convincingly sell Andela’s opportunity to prospective employees
  • You drive results in a big way and can get things done. You are self-driven and have great independent follow-through
  • You are great at researching candidates and their previous employers online, and have a very strong interest in talent acquisition and personal career trajectories.
  • You are a heroine/hero at maintaining relationships, with a mind for client / candidate satisfaction.
  • You have a knack for developing, coordinating and implementing the calendars of activities to ensure that targets are hit in a timely manner
  • Outgoing personality and a high comfort level speaking with and selling to others
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, as well as good listening skills
  • A self-starter who can accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.

EPIC Values Alignment

  • Demonstrable commitment to the learning & development of people and technology
  • The ability to learn new things fast enough to amaze your friends and family

Interested?

  • If the above sounds like an exciting role to you, please tell us why you believe you’re a good fit and we will be in touch.

Benefits & Compensation

  •    Full-time compensation
  •    Full medical coverage
  •    Lunch and snacks provided daily
  •    Beautiful working environment
  •    Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
  •    Oh, And a chance to change the world!

At Andela, we outcompete through diversity. We know that our strengths lies in the multiplicity of talents, perspectives, backgrounds & orientations resident in our community and we take pride in that. Andela is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits discriminatory practices. Andela provides equal employment opportunities and workplace to all employees and applicants without regard to factors including but not limited to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy (including breastfeeding), genetic information, HIV/AIDS or any other medical status, family or parental status, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This commitment applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Our policies expressly prohibit any form of harassment and/or discrimination as stated above. Andela is home for all, come as you are.


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