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Talent Acquisition Manager - Africa, Asia And The Middle East (Expired)

Recruiter / Employer: Mercy Corps
Contract: Contract / Casual
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

About the Role

Essential Job Responsibilities


  • Develop deep understanding of talent requirements and challenges and compare with industry trends and update global TA strategy.
  • Support the agency’s aim to have a globally diverse team.
  • Assist with identifying trends and best practices that can be incorporated into existing efforts.
  • Actively cultivate cross-departmental and cross-functional relationships to ensure that the TA function is well integrated into wider agency objectives.
  • Responsible for key objectives and deliverables in People strategy and work plans.


  • Design, develop and maintain the recruitment process in the organization and ensures quality and consistency of how we attract, assess, and hire talent.
  • Take ownership for the recruiting, sourcing and identification of talent for both domestic and international roles.
  • Provide responsive, high-quality candidate experience with added care for internal or former team members and manage executive referrals in timely and sensitive manner.
  • Orient and train hiring managers/ teams to effectively select talent.
  • Identify and conduct targeted outreach and sourcing and effectively leverage internal and external networks.
  • Act as professional adviser to hiring teams in the definition of position descriptions, salary ranges in compliance with the industry and organization’s nomenclature.


  • In partnership with the Talent Acquisition Director, create a sustainable work environment of mutual respect that attracts motivated, skilled and effective team members and enables them individually and collectively to achieve excellence.
  • Ensure there is sufficient support available to meet recruitment needs during peak periods.


  • Track key initiatives, identify appropriate metrics and track progress towards meeting established objectives, with an eye towards constant improvement.
  • Support in maintaining collaborative relationships with hiring managers to ensure clear mutual understanding of people priorities.
  • Facilitate and attend meetings with leadership to discuss ongoing recruitment needs.

Minimum Qualifications & Transferable Skills

  • 5 years of experience in a senior/lead Talent Acquisition role.
  • Understanding of Talent Acquisition market landscapes in Africa, Asia and/or the Middle East
  • Experience using talent acquisition system and tracking talent metrics.
  • Demonstrated capacity to utilize analytics and technology to improve efficiencies.
  • Demonstrated capacity to incorporate best in class assessment approaches in global organization.
  • Advanced experience developing and implementing sourcing strategies aligned with organizational initiatives.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to create, implement, maintain and improve recruitment strategies and systems in a high-volume context.
  • Demonstrated passion staffing in international relief and development environments.
  • Ability to communicate and problem-solve effectively across diverse cultures with sensitivity.

How to Apply

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