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Senior Talent Acquisition Partner At Sama – APPLY NOW

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience3 years
  • LocationNairobi
  • Job FieldHuman Resources / HR 

About The Role

  • In this role, you will be responsible for managing the end-to-end recruitment process for mid to senior-level roles in the organisation by partnering with hiring managers and business leaders. As a Senior Talent Acquisition Partner, you will also support the business in forecasting annual hiring needs by the department, developing a sustainable candidate sourcing and lead strategy and acting as a mentor to junior members of the talent acquisition team.


  • Manages the recruitment process from start to finish in adherence with Sama’s corporate objectives, and by utilizing all the necessary resources available to close requisitions;
  • Partners with hiring managers and business leaders to identify and address hiring needs for East Africa and India regions;
  • Conducts recruitment kickoff meetings with hiring managers at the start of a recruitment request;
  • Sources, screens and assesses potential candidates through various channels (ATS, LinkedIn, other channels);
  • Advises leaders on effective job descriptions & appropriate interview questions based on roles and responsibilities;
  • Determines selection criteria & interview processes (competencies, screening calls, interviews, case studies, etc.) for requisitions;
  • Conducts necessary interviews (screening, interviews, etc.) and partners with hiring managers to coordinate and evaluate necessary steps in the process.
  • Determines appropriate offers based on candidate experience and departmental budget, and provides & negotiates offers to candidates;
  • Consistently provides feedback to hiring managers and department leaders on recruitment status;
  • Partners with senior leadership to forecast annual hiring needs by the department;
  • Develops a sustainable candidate sourcing and lead strategy;
  • Develops strong, long-term relationships with candidates to develop a pipeline of talent for future hiring needs;
  • Responsible for developing creative recruitment strategies, including networking events, employer branding initiatives, etc.
  • Act as a mentor to junior members of the talent acquisition team;
  • Supports in hiring for North America and Europe regions when possible;
  • Manages talent acquisition-related projects on a needs basis and when relevant to business needs;


  • Degree in Human Resource Management or related field from a recognized university;
  • 3 years of progressive experience in Talent Acquisition or related field;
  • Leadership skills and ability to influence hiring managers & cross-functional stakeholders;
  • Strong understanding of Talent Acquisition processes and best practices;
  • Impeccable judgment and business sense;
  • Excellent written & spoken English, interpersonal skills, and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Skillful in project planning/ tasks and able to prioritize projects/ tasks.
  • Experience using applicant tracking and recruitment software.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to Sama on to apply.

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