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Talent Acquisition Specialist (Lagos)

Talent Acquisition Specialist (Lagos)
Kuda Technologies Ltd, Nigeria

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Career Level
Bachelor's Degree
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Jan 31, 2024
Last Date
Feb 29, 2024

Job Description


Kuda is a money app for Africans on a mission to make financial services accessible, affordable, and rewarding for every African on the planet.

We’re a tribe of passionate and diverse people who dreamed of building an inclusive money app that Africans would love so it’s only right that we ended up with the name ‘Kuda’ which means ‘love’ in Shona, a language spoken in the southern part of Africa.

We’re giving Africans around the world a better alternative to traditional finance by delivering money transfers, smart budgeting, and instant access to credit through digital devices.

We’ve raised over $90 million from some of the world's most respected institutional investors, and we’re rolling out our game-changing services globally from our offices in Nigeria, South Africa, and the UK.

Role Overview:

We are looking for an exceptional Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our rapidly scaling team and focus on the recruitment and selection of talent into our business across all departments.

Your mission will be to source, screen and provide shortlists of qualified applicants for various roles. In addition to this, you will promote Kuda Bank's employer brand by networking with potential candidates using online/offline channels to ensure that we attract talented professionals and reduce time-to-hire.

The ultimate goal is to ensure that we build a strong talent pipeline and Employer Brand to ensure that we are able to satisfy current as well as future hiring needs. You will be joining us at an exciting time of growth and transformation, and your role will have a direct impact in shaping the workforce and success of Kuda.

Roles and responsibilities:

  • Work with Hiring Managers to write and post job descriptions
  • Source potential candidates, including from niche platforms, like Stack Overflow and GitHub
  • Perform pre-screening calls to analyse applicants’ abilities
  • Interview candidates combining various methods (e.g. structured interviews, technical assessments and behavioural questions)
  • Coordinate with team leaders to forecast department goals and hiring needs
  • Craft and send personalised recruiting emails with current job openings to passive candidates
  • Participate in conferences and meetups to network with professionals and promote the Kuda Employer Brand
  • Efficiently manage all stages of the recruitment pipeline and report on all candidate interactions through our ATS, Workable
  • Onboard new hires
  • Promote the company’s reputation as a great place to work
  • Conduct job and task analyses to document job duties and requirements
  • Keep up-to-date with new technological trends and products


Qualifications amp; Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience as a Talent Acquisition Specialist and a strong track record of placing top talent
  • Experience of recruiting for roles covering Africa would be advantageous
  • Technical expertise with an ability to understand and explain job requirements for technical and non-technical roles
  • Familiarity with Applicant Tracking Systems and resume databases
  • Solid knowledge of sourcing techniques (e.g. social media recruiting and Boolean search)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid understanding of HR practices and labor legislations
  • Proactive and get-things-done mindset


Why join Kuda?

At Kuda, our people are the heart of our business, so we prioritize your welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits in areas including but not limited to:

  • Pension
  • Competitive annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Group life insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Lamp;D training
  • We are advocates of work-life balance and offer a 3 day per week remote working option

Kuda are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Kuda is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent.

We don’t regard colour, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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