Posted on :
20 Jul, 2010
20 Jul, 2010
Diageo has more than 20,000 talented people working with us to grow our business and nurture our brands. We have a guiding purpose – to celebrate life every day, everywhere, which permeates our work. We want our people to thrive at Diageo and are committed to their professional and personal development and to simply ensuring that Diageo is a great place to work. Diageo Nigeria recruits Early Career Resourcing Specialist – Africa
Job Title: Early Career Resourcing Specialist – Africa
Level: L5 (M1)
Reporting to: Global Talent Research & Acquisition Director
Location: In Africa. Ideally in Nigeria .
Global Talent Research ensures the best talent is available to the business when and where needed. It delivers the Diageo resourcing agenda, including all policies, processes, and ways of working for Global Functions, the Markets and Supply.
Dimensions of the role:
The role primarily focuses on the sourcing of graduates into Diageo across the Africa region, working closely with the Early Career Specialist for Africa, in-market resourcing specialists, Talent Pipeline Manager and HR Business Partners
The role is accountable for ensuring the success of the attraction and selection campaigns associated with Early Career Programme across Africa. They are also responsible for the ongoing cost benefit analysis of attraction investments and recommendation for driving future value creation. Engaging project teams of resourcing specialists hiring managers and other assessors to make sure assessment centers are run properly and driving the overall early career program execution from attraction through to offer stage.
One of the key objectives in F11 will be to ensure Diageo’s standards for selection are met by rolling out a consistent methodology for assessing entry-level talent. This role will need to partner closely with the Diageo Way of Resourcing lead to and Early Career Managers in Europe and America to ensure that attraction and selection methodology being applied is both consistent, and considered best practice at Diageo.
This role delivers resourcing required to optimise business performance, achieve diversity objectives and meet regulatory requirements. Manages a range of relationships with HR and Line Manager stakeholders internally. Manages external advertising agencies to deliver brilliant outcomes on attraction campaigns.
Top 3-5 accountabilities:
-Leads and drives early career attraction and selection campaigns for graduates across Africa working in support of the Early Career Specialist for Africa.
-Own the graduate assessment process and the early career internal intake assessment ensuring full internal engagement and alignment behind a common process.
-Build and continually develop effective relationships with key internal stakeholders – HR and Line Managers. Coordinate the energy of an appropriate network/virtual team of Diageo stakeholders to determine graduate numbers and deliver against Diageo Africa’s Standplan.
-Ensure that Diageo has a strong external employer brand in the market place.
-Manage the assigned budget ad actively look for innovative ways to deliver savings back to the business.
Qualifications and experience required:
The key capabilities required for this role are excellent relationship building and influencing skills, strong project management and sound judgement.
These should have been gained across business/markets from within a Resourcing or HR environment or from within another functional area.
People management experience is an advantage, as is cross business and/or international experience.
Graduate calibre or equivalent.
Barriers to Success in Role:
-Inability to juggle multiple priorities and work to a series of tight deadlines
-Inability to manage third parties effectively
-Lack of careful, detailed and often sensitive communication with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.
-Lack of technology literacy and interest.
-Low level of cultural awareness and sensitivity.
-Lacks the drive necessary to make things happen in a complex environment.
-Limited ability/desire to travel.