Thursday, 15 September 2011

Temporary Recruiters (Schools) Careers in Kenya

Temporary Recruiters (Schools)

 Nairobi, Kenya

Number of Positions:

About Bridge International Academies

Bridge International Academies is a startup revolutionizing education acrossAfrica with a truly unique business model. The company has launched alarge-scale franchise-like network of ultra low-cost for-profit private primaryschools across Africa.

Our schools profitably deliver high-quality education for less than $4 perchild per month, enabling local school managers to operate their schoolbusinesses profitably, while creating a highly successful business at thecentral level.

We have launched our first twenty-six schools in Kenya, have eleven moreopening in September 2011 and plan to rapidly scale the company to serve morethan 1 million students across Africa.

About this position

Bridge International Academies is looking for an energetic, dynamic individualto support this large scale recruitment drive for our schools which are locatedin low income areas of Nairobi and beyond.

Because of the eventual size of our operations, the company will ultimatelyneed to hire thousands of new teachers each year and hundreds of new schoolmanagers to manage this undertaking.

It is critical to our success to be able to design and manage streamlinedselection, recruiting, and hiring processes to find the right people and to doso in a cost-effective manner. It is the role of the Recruiter to support thisprocess while working with the rest of the HR team for the schools.

Hiring responsibilities will include:
  • Teachers & School Managers from the communities where our schools are launched
More specifically:
  • Prepare material needed for recruitment
  • Market for teachers and school managers from communities where our schools are to be opened ahead of the actual interview dates
  • Assist in administering, scoring and conducting final round of interviews with relevant department members
  • Invite the shortlisted candidates for training and make follow-up calls where necessary
  • Any other duties as may be advised from time to time
About You
  • Minimum Diploma in either Human Resource Management, Administration or Social Sciences from a reputable institution
  • Working experience in human resource management will be an added advantage
  • The prospective candidate must be a person of high integrity
  • Able to work in low income areas and/or informal settlements
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision
  • Function well in a fast-paced, informal environment where constant change is the norm and the bar for quality is set high
  • This position requires a lot of travelling hence one should be ready and willing to travel at short notice.
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