Posted on :
29 May, 2013
29 May, 2013
AMSCO (The African Management Services Company) was established to address the issue of management and management capacity building in private sector companies in Africa, enabling these companies to enter the global market competitively, profitably and in a sustainable manner. As a special purpose project of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, AMSCO is a critical player in most sub – Saharan African economies.
Reporting to the Recruitment Manager, the Executive Recruiter will work as part of a dynamic Recruitment team, offering consultative recruitment solutions. The incumbent will be responsible for identifying suitable candidates for placement in client companies within the Region.
Main Accountabilities :
Screening for quality prospective candidates and conducting telephonic interviews.
Maintaining essential recruitment systems.
Identifying suitable recruitment companies who specialise in the English speaking markets within Africa. Managing and maintaining relationships with these organisations.
Management of the recruitment database for the ROSA Region. Update and increase C.V.’s on AMSCO database.
Management of external as well as internal relationships.
Responsible for providing guidance, support and recruitment advice to the Project Officers, Operations and Management as and when required.
Together with the Recruitment Manager ensure on-going training and development of Project Officers on Recruitment trends within Africa.
Provide Induction support for new AMSCO Managers.
Provide guidance and assistance for AMSCO Managers around succession planning.
Building strong external links through network forums and our external stakeholders (donors etc.)
Promote our brand and raising our profile in the marketplace.
Assisting the Recruitment Manager with strategy roll out to ensure that the Recruitment Department delivers an exceptional service to internal clients.
Identify suitable channels in consultation with the Recruitment Manager for advertising positions.
Action Oriented: Enjoys working hard, is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging, not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning.
Attention to detail – ability to accomplish tasks through concern for all areas concerned.
Communication skills (written and verbal)
Ability to work on own initiative – ability to assert one’s influence over events in order to achieve goals.
Negotiating skills- ability to negotiate and influence in tough situations with both internal and external groups.
Appreciation of foreign labour legislation.
Ability to build internal teams and external networks.
The ideal candidate should have four (4) years in-house recruitment experience.
Graduate degree (BA Social Sciences).
Experience in conducting competency based interviews.