Job Opportunities

The Jesuit Conference of Africa and Madagascar (JCAM) is seeking to hire a programme coordinator who will be assisting and accountable to our project director in organising and implementing our project on Synodality (“African Synodality Initiative”). The successful candidate will be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring various aspects of the project and expenditures; contacting stakeholders and organising and participating in stakeholder meetings; and ensuring that project objectives and deadlines are met in a timely manner. This position may involve a limited amount of travel.

Programme Coordinator Responsibilities:

  1. Providing administrative support to the project director.
  2. Maintaining and monitoring project plans, project schedules and expenditures.
  3. Undertaking assigned project tasks.
  4. Creating a project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and objective.
  5. Monitoring and tracking project strategies and timelines, and updating the project director on the project’s progress.
  6. Ensuring project deadlines are met.
  7. Identifying project risks and issues and providing solutions where applicable.
  8. Assisting with planning and logistics for project events (virtual and in-person).
  9. Organising, attending and participating in project team and stakeholder meetings (virtual and in-person), and taking minutes.
  10. Preparing necessary presentation materials for meetings.
  11. Chairing and facilitating meetings where appropriate and distributing minutes to all project team members, participants and stakeholders.
  12. Documenting and following up on important actions and decisions from meetings.
  13. Ensuring that the project adheres to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately for the purposes of reporting.

Method of Application

Application letters, Curriculum Vitae (CV), photocopies of Academic Certificates, National Identity Cards or Passports, and a short sample writing (maximum 1,000 words on a related topic.

See: http://www.synod.va/en/documents/vademecum.html) should be mailed or emailed to the Executive Assistant to the President (socius@jesuits.africa) on or before Thursday, 23 September 2021, at noon.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Apply Via https://www.jesuits.africa/the-jesuit-conference-of-africa-and-madagascar-jcam-job-advertisement/#?utm

05 Jul, 2021

Senior Recruiter: Engineering – Deadline: Not Specified

A Microsoft Recruiter in Engineering will be involved in the end to end hiring journey. From partnering with hiring managers to forecast needs within the business, to strategically project managing hiring processes. This role will allow you to work throughout an EMEA region, attracting top talent in the market.

Responsibilities

Stakeholder/Client Engagement

  • Interprets client’s business and the industry landscape and/or university talent pools to influence the client to adopt optimal staffing solutions.
  • Understands factors relevant to the business and hiring managers’ needs (e.g., time to hire, location, budget) and uses this knowledge to develop and implement end-to-end hiring plan aligned to the needs of the business group.
  • Consults a business area on talent needs and opportunities and pushes for the acceptance of differentiated and alternative types of talent (e.g., compete, diverse, nontraditional) that may not be typically considered.

Data Analysis & Hiring Plans

  • Analyzes relevant data and trends to provide insight, and consults with a business, area, or subsidiary to implement a hiring plan that addresses both business demand and talent availability for short-term and near-term needs (2-6 months). Reviews and analyzes data and trends to improve staffing performance, and uses insights to support other teams.

Candidate Attraction

  • Elicits interest in active and potential candidates by telling the business story, and contributes to the development of new stories. Generates awareness through community outreach events and strategic networking.
  • Shares best practices on sourcing, recruiting, and/or closing techniques and stories with their own team. Tracks candidate activity and shares with internal stakeholders.
  • Coaches the client to represent Microsoft’s unique career possibilities, advantages, and rewards that are distinct from those of competitors.

Candidate Experience

  • Gathers requirements and develops hiring plans that meet candidate needs throughout the hiring lifecycle. Owns elements of the candidate experience and prepares candidates for next phases of the process. Enhances the candidate experience at all phases of the relationship by proactively identifying factors that may adversely impact the candidate, and sharing with the business to mitigate.

Talent Sourcing

  • Uses an understanding of talent markets and complex candidate profiles, as well as growing relationships with new talent pools and communities with future potential, to identify and engage candidates for immediate and future talent needs.
  • Develops strategies to generate differentiated talent in emerging roles or highly competitive talent pools to meet long-term business needs (e.g., industry, technical recruiting).

Candidate Assessment & Screening

  • Leverages tools and assessment frameworks from Operations teams and Center of Excellence to assess candidates. May contribute to the creation of assessment materials by identifying relevant competencies and job criteria.
  • Executes initial screening and assessing of candidates. Wualifies talent pool by assessing relevant factors such as ability to hire, relocation considerations, immigration, and compensation.

Operational Compliance & Excellence

  • Uses subject matter expertise on applying internal and external staffing policies, standards, and/or regulations throughout the entire staffing lifecycle to educate clients, stakeholders, and other staffers on policy, system, and process issues. Identifies opportunities to optimize policies, systems, and processes.
  • Maintains current documentation on candidates’ qualifications and status in the appropriate staffing or tracking system, within compliance guidelines (e.g., Office of Federal Compliance Programs, General Data Protection Regulation). Captures relevant data in recruiting platform and leverages data to inform meaningful insights

Other

Qualifications

  • Talent acquisition experience (e.g., recruiting, sourcing), HR experience, or industry experience related to role OR Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, Liberal Arts, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form.

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