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  • Posted: Aug 12, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Kuda is a full service digital only bank with a banking license. Kuda is designed for your smartphone, free of ridiculous charges and great at helping you budget, spend smartly and save more.
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    Technical Talent Acquisition Specialist



    Kuda is a full service, app-based digital bank. Our mission is to be the go-to bank not just for those living on the African continent, but also for the African diaspora wherever they might live, anywhere in the world. Kuda is free of ridiculous banking charges and great at helping customers budget, spend smartly and save more. We raised the largest seed round ever seen in Africa, and completed a Series A funding round in February 2021, led by some of the world's smartest venture capital investors.

    With offices in London (our HQ), Lagos and Cape Town, and further offices opening across Africa during 2021, Kuda is fast becoming recognised as the leading 'Neobank' for Africans.

    To help us grow into the company that can bring meaningful change to the way people across Africa get access to great financial products and services in order to take control of their personal finances, we are actively looking for bright, talented, driven people who are excited by our mission. If this sounds like a great way to spend your valuable time, then please get in touch with us.

    Role Overview:

    We are looking for an exceptional Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our rapidly scaling team across various geographic locations.

    You will be tasked with creating and running a best in class talent acquisition function within our business and drive momentum and efficiency to ensure top talent is placed within forecasted timelines.

    Your responsibilities will include sourcing, screening and providing a shortlist of qualified candidates for various technical roles. You will also network online and offline with potential candidates to promote our employer brand, reduce our time-to-hire and ensure we attract the best professionals.

    Ultimately, you will build a strong tech talent pipeline and help hire and retain skilled employees for our business.

    Roles and responsibilities:

    • Write and post technical job descriptions

    • Source potential candidates on niche platforms, like Stack Overflow and Github

    • Perform pre-screening calls to analyze applicants’ abilities

    • Interview candidates combining various methods (e.g. structured interviews, technical assessments and behavioral questions)

    • Coordinate with team leaders to forecast department goals and hiring needs

    • Craft and send personalized recruiting emails with current job openings to passive candidates

    • Participate in tech conferences and meetups to network with IT professionals

    • Compose job offer letters

    • Onboard new hires

    • Promote 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 & Experience:

    • Proven work experience as a Technical Recruiter

    • Strong track record of placing top technical talent

    • Technical expertise with an ability to understand and explain job requirements for IT 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 legislation

    • BSc in Human Resources Management, IT or relevant degree


    Why join Kuda?

    Become a part of one of the trailblazers in the challenger banking arena by joining the exciting and ambitious team at Kuda Bank as we work to become the neobank for ‘every African on the planet’.

    We currently have offices in Lagos, London and most recently, Cape Town, where we are providing a platform from which to launch into new markets.

    Our Cape Town team share offices in Claremont to enable connection and collaboration but follow a remote first work policy and offer flexible working hours. Our goal is to build a team of smart and kind individuals who will work together to solve interesting problems and lead the way in shaping the future in banking for all Africans.

    Additionally, we are in the process of building out great perks and benefits to deliver the best possible employee experience to our growing team.

    Currently we offer:

    • Paid Time Off

    • Work From Home

    • Flexible working hours

    • Training & Development

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Kuda on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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