Skip to main content

Global Recruitment Adviser - Multiple Positions (Kenyan Nationals Only)

Organization/ Company: 
Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)
Salary: Confidential 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya. 


Are you passionate about making the world a better place for people displaced by war and conflict? Are you an expert in identifying talents, delivering excellent customer service, and improving the hiring process?

Norwegian Refugee Council welcomes your interest in one of its most exciting employment opportunities!

We are looking for talented Global Recruitment Advisers who will join the exciting adventure of building the best place to work with us at the NRC Global Recruitment Centre.

NRC launched its first Global Recruitment Centre in November 2020 in Nairobi. By establishing the Centre, NRC aims at driving efficiency and quality of recruitment in support of all its offices and operations in more than 30 countries. The Recruitment Centre covers a large functional scope comprising of five main areas: Attract, Search, Recruit, Vet and Contract. It is led by the Head of the Centre and consist of a team of expert recruiters and HR coordinators.

Main Responsibilities

  1. Manage end-to-end recruitment process and deliver outstanding service to NRC hiring managers and candidates
  2. Develop a recruitment plan together with hiring manager for each recruitment and translate requirements into a solution-based recruitment strategy
  3. Provide advice and direction to hiring managers, HR staff and candidates about the entire hiring process, build those relationships effectively being a trusted adviser to both NRC staff and candidates
  4. Thoroughly assess candidates to ensure suitability for the role; evaluate and screen submitted applications, conduct interviews and perform assessment tests
  5. Ensure effective candidate management through ongoing communications regarding questions, updates and status during the recruitment; ensure candidates are treated with the utmost care throughout their process
  6. Identify and escalate any potential or actual issues/risks with delivering recruitment services
  7. Ensure effective sourcing and selection support based on knowledge of NRC programmes and context
  8. Build an effective candidate pool and maintain active relationship with pipelines of talent for current and future opportunities
  9. Maintain knowledge of the constantly changing environment of the marketplace relative to the sourcing and recruitment of qualified humanitarian professionals
  10. Ensure compliance with and adherence to NRC policies, procedures, tools, minimum standards, personal data protection rules and regulations and adhere to service level metrics to enable operational excellence.


  • Experience in operating global recruitment including sourcing, competency-based interviews, talent pools, and use of selection techniques
  • Experience working in an international organization
  • Highest level of customer service orientation, strong drive and “can-do attitude”
  • Commitment to humanitarian principles and values and ability to convey them
  • Understanding of the importance of a strong employer brand in recruitment and ideally experience in employer branding
  • Tech savvy, comfortable communicating virtually and learning new office tools, keeping abreast of advances in technology and social media
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent experience
  • Experience recruiting in the Middle East is an asset
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal. Other desirable linguistic skills: French, Arabic, Spanish
  • Certification in psychometric tools, preferably tests from Cut-e, is an asset

Personal Qualities

To be successful in this role, you need to be service-minded with strong multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity. You have a positive attitude with an understanding that priorities might change and flexibility is key to deliver in a dynamic work situation. You are interested in the humanitarian sector and want to contribute to the work of the organisation. A good sense of humour would be an asset!

Terms of Employment

  • Duty station: Nairobi, Kenya 
  • Contract type: National Contract  - This position is open to Kenyan Nationals Only
  • Position on grade 8 or 9 depending on the candidate’s experience
  • Contract length: 1 year renewable - based on funding and performance
  • Working schedule: You will be expected to work Sunday through Thursday. This is a mandatory requirement for this role 
  • Start date: As soon as possible
All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s core values: dedication, innovation, inclusivity and accountability. These attitudes and beliefs shall guide our actions and relationships.
Apply here NRC Website NRC Official Website


Popular posts from this blog

Diamond Platnumz's Gorgeous Baby Mothers and Their Jobs

Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz might be known for his prowess in the music industry. However, he is also known for fathering children with three gorgeous women; Zari Hassan from Uganda, Hamisa Mobetto from Tanzania and Tanasha Donna from Kenya. These women are not your ordinary mothers. They are exceptional ladies who are flourishing in their careers. Here is what they do for a living. Zari Hassan aka 'the Boss Lady' This gorgeous Ugandan Socialite is the mother to the singer’s only daughter Princess Tiffah and his first son Prince Nillan. Zari is all about luxury and 'soft living'. She loves to spend big and pamper herself and her babies to the finer things in life. She resides in South Africa, where she runs the six branches of Brooklyn City Colleges, a business she co-founded with her late ex-husband Ivan Semwanga. She is also a brand ambassador to several companies like Softcare diapers and Kleesoft washing powder. She is also an influencer and reality Tv

Maturity! Zari and Tanasha Donna Party Together in Uganda

Ugandan reality star Zari Hassan and Kenyan singer Tanasha Donna, both moms to Diamond's kids, brought the fun to Zari’s All White Party in Kampala, Uganda. The recent meetup between contradicts earlier rumors of bad blood following a 2019 incident where Zari subtly shaded Diamond and Tanasha’s relationship. However, it seems like all that is in the past now. Zari and Tanasha’s friendly interaction throughout the event suggested that any previous issues might have been resolved. The paparazzi caught them laughing and enjoying each other's company, dismissing the rumors of animosity or tension between them. This spoke volumes about their maturity. Both ladies demonstrated that they could put aside differences for their children and show respect. Interestingly, this reunion comes a couple of weeks after their children Tiffah, Nillan and Naseeb Junior met for the first time in Tanzania. Soon after, the toddlers, along with their dad, hopped on a private jet to Rwanda, where

Play-off: Los Angeles Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies

Tonight's game between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Los Angeles Lakers promises to be a rematch from last year's intense playoff series. However, this time around, it's likely to lack a lot of the usual excitement. The Grizzlies are dealing with a significant roster challenge, with seven players listed on the injury report. Steven Adams, Brandon Clarke, GG Jackson, Jake LaRavia, Ja Morant, Derrick Rose, and Xavier Tillman are all affected. Reasons range from surgeries and G League assignments to injuries and league suspensions. On the Lakers' side, five players are on the injury list. Anthony Davis, Jalen Hood-Schifino, LeBron James, Jarred Vanderbilt, and Gabe Vincent are contending with various ailments, from contusions to bursitis and knee issues. The usual intensity between these teams might be missing tonight, especially with key players like Dillon Brooks, LeBron James, and Ja Morant potentially absent from the lineup. The Memphis Grizzlies and Los A