Saturday, 18 August 2018

Job Opportunity At Komaza-Talent Acquisition Associate


Komaza is revolutionizing African forestry by unlocking the potential for small-scale farmers to serve booming wood markets. Headquartered in coastal Kenya, we have planted over 1 million trees with more than 10,000 farmers, making us Kenya’s largest commercial tree planter. By leveraging farmers’ contribution of land and labor, Komaza can access effectively limitless land and establish a hectare of trees for far less than big plantations – a powerful disruption to the traditional forestry model. We have been recognized with numerous awards and investments, including Forbes, Ashoka, Mulago Foundation, and Novastar Ventures.
Job description
About The Team
People are at the core of what we do and are a top strategic priority for Komaza. Our Talent Acquisition department is responsible for sourcing, attracting, identifying, and recruiting top talent across all functional areas and levels of the company. Komaza is planning to double our team over the next twelve months, and likely grow four-fold in the next three years. To fuel this growth, Komaza is building a strong in-house recruiting team and comprehensive recruitment pipeline. The Talent Acquisition Team will be working to attract the very best talent Kenya and the world has to offer, and effectively evaluate cultural and technical fit of candidates for roles across the company.
About This Role
As a Talent Acquisition Associate, you are at the forefront of growing our world-class team. You will touch all elements of this process, from workforce brand building and candidate relations to designing creative assessment methodologies and identifying needles in a haystack of great candidates. This role involves both art and science: the art of spotting talent aligned with our mission, vision, and values; the science of leveraging data to rapidly and rigorously evaluate soft and hard skills. Candidates for this role can come from a variety of backgrounds, such as marketing, recruitment, and management consulting.
What You Will Do
  • Grow our brand presence with the next generation of top talent to catalyze Komaza’s rapid growth and expansion
  • Leverage project management systems to achieve team targets
  • Design operational systems and dashboards for selecting great talents
  • Run a best-in-class service center facilitating our candidate recruitment experience and communications Design custom assessment processes to evaluate candidates’ technical and cultural fit
  • Design and launch “MVP” trials to test opportunities for continuously improving Komaza’s recruitment processes, tools and team
What You Have
  • Master’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of post-undergraduate experience; recruitment useful but not required
  • Experience working in fast-paced, demanding environment of a fast-growth company
  • Preferably a great network in Nairobi and rest of Kenya
How You Work
  • Build new systems through design-thinking lens and with a lean (“MVP”) approach
  • Manage projects using plans, budgets, RACI matrices and scenario BVAs
  • Leverage MS Office, GSuite, Asana & Google calendar to optimize productivity
You’re Also
  • High energy and enthusiastic
  • Flexible and self-motivated with the drive to do whatever necessary to get the job done
  • Willing and eager to learn and master new technical and professional skills
  • Self-directed and intellectually curious – you know how and when to seek feedback in the pursuit of continuous improvement
  • Proactive at identifying and communicating challenges and proposed solutions to successfully accomplish work
What We Offer
This role is based at our headquarters in beautiful Kilifi, Kenya for the foreseeable future, with regular travelling to Nairobi. The role offers competitive salary and benefits with potential for further career growth.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to Komaza Kenya career website on to apply
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