Talent Sourcing Specialist, Cairo, Egypt

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تفاصيل الوظيفة


The United Nations World Food Programme is the world's largest
humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. The mission of WFP is to help
the world achieve Zero Hunger in our lifetimes. Every day, WFP works worldwide
to ensure that no child goes to bed hungry and that the poorest and most
vulnerable, particularly women and children, can access the nutritious food
they need. In emergencies, WFP gets food to where it is needed, saving the
lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After an
emergency , WFP uses food to help communities rebuild their shattered lives.
On average, WFP reaches more than ‎80 million people with food assistance in ‎80
countries each year. The organization has the global footprint, deep field
presence and local knowledge and relationships necessary to provide access to
nutritious food and contribute to the lasting solutions, especially in many of
the world’s most remote and fragile areas.


Assisting almost ‎100 million people in around ‎83 countries each
, the World Food Programme (WFP) is the leading humanitarian
organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in
and working with communities to improve nutrition and build
. WFP’s greatest strength is its ‎18,000+ dedicated people working
tirelessly around the world to reduce hunger, often under difficult conditions
where security threats and risks to personal safety are considerable.


The TALENT SOURCING SPECIALIST will be based in our Regional Bureau
Cairo, Egypt supporting ‎17 Country Offices in the Middle East, North
Africa, Eastern Europe & Central Asia region. They will develop, gain support
for, and implement the strategies needed to identify, attract, and acquire the
best talent to meet WFP’s Country Office needs. The ideal candidate has a deep
passion for workforce diversity; constantly thinks about how to introduce new
methods and ideas for identifying and engaging top talent; and successfully
enlists support from the various stakeholders for talent attraction,
networking and workforce diversity engagement initiatives.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES (not all-inclusive)

  • Collaborate with HR colleagues and Hiring Managers to understand position objectives, determine candidate requirements and sourcing options.

  • Research availability of gender diverse talent pools for select roles to advise & consult with recruiters & hiring managers to develop a strategy to engage and attract such talent

  • Utilize multiple sourcing tools and advanced sourcing techniques to identify talent for open requisitions, such as online social networking, cold-calling, traditional networking, Boolean searches and referrals.

  • Proactively build underrepresented talent pools through active sourcing, recruiting events, sourcing campaigns, diaspora, diversity partnership opportunities

  • Improve gender diversity and drive improvements on talent attraction and recruitment approaches, especially to attract qualified female candidates (with special attention on diaspora) to hardship locations

  • Develop / Update macrolevel country specific Labour Market Reports and Presentations

  • Screen resumes and interview candidates

  • Reporting on impact of sourcing and support capability training/ transfer to colleagues in the field to create a ripple effect and truly create that capability across the region

  • Recommend (where needed) new sourcing tools or approaches through in-depth market research

  • Proactively stay informed of latest trends and developments in the area of talent sourcing and attraction to constantly support WFP to optimize and improve its practices


* Advanced university degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Industrial Psychology or other relevant field.
* Fluency (level C) in oral and written English language
* Four or more years of postgraduate professional experience in the field of Talent Acquisition, of which at least ‎3 at international or regional level. Experience working as part of a multicultural and diverse team, and/or leading one.
* Deep knowledge of the recruiting market and trends in the Middle East
* Demonstrated success developing and deploying creative, effective candidate pipeline development methodologies and effective outreach strategies.
* Structured and lead multiple talent projects simultaneously to successful completion.
* Experience in sourcing and recruiting hard-to-find profiles.
* Strong knowledge of Applicant Tracking Systems, technology, and sourcing tools. Experience with SAP recruitment platforms is highly desirable.


  • Ability to leverage social media to connect with diverse communities to do Employer Branding and recruitment marketing

  • Sound theoretical understanding of HR concepts and principles with a broad knowledge of best practices, techniques and processes

  • Experience in psychometric and cognitive abilities assessment tools would be an added advantage

  • Experience in identifying senior level candidates highly desirable

  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team


This position is open for Egyptian nationals only or individuals holding
a valid work and residency permit for Egypt.

* The Service Contract is issued for ‎12 months (renewable)
* Starting salary for this position is EGP ‎34,889/month
* Monthly payment is complemented with contribution towards social security/pension
* International Medical Insurance provided for contractor and dependents (spouse and children)
* Attractive leave entitlements, incl. ‎30 annual leave days per ‎12 months
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application no later than
Monday, ‎25 January ‎2021.
Please visit the following websites for detailed information on working with
http://www.wfp.org Click on: “Our work” and “Countries” to learn more about
WFP’s operations.


Female applicants and qualified applicants from developing countries are
especially encouraged to apply

WFP has zero tolerance for discrimination and does not discriminate on the
basis of HIV/AIDS status.

No appointment under any kind of contract will be offered to members of the
UN Advisory Committee on Administrative and Budgetary Questions (ACABQ),
International Civil Service Commission (ICSC), FAO Finance Committee, WFP
External Auditor, WFP Audit Committee, Joint Inspection Unit (JIU) and other
similar bodies within the United Nations system with oversight
responsibilities over WFP, both during their service and within three years of
ceasing that service.

ملخص الوظيفة

  • المُعلن : World Food Programme
  • تاريخ الإعلان : 12/01/2021
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