We are hiring Project Leads
At edge we are passionate about organizations that will create the future of East Africa, be it growth-oriented businesses with innovative products or services or grassroots organizations serving their communities in transformative ways. We are committed to supporting these organizations in achieving their ambitious goals by helping them build highly-effective teams and being attractive, vibrant workplaces.
Our path to becoming the trusted partner for founders, managers, and employees around talent and team related questions is quickly taking shape!
In East Africa, since 2014 we have grown beyond Nairobi quickly, and have worked with entrepreneurs from Eastern Congo to Northern Tanzania enabling them to build their capacity in HR strategy, talent recruitment. performance management and organization culture.
In Kenya, we work with clients from Migori to Lodwar to South Coast thinking through what teams and organizational culture will help them achieve their objectives and strategies. We have worked in-depth with 60+ start-ups, social businesses and grassroots organizations across East Africa since 2014 and with 200+ others globally.
All details: www.edgeperformance.co.ke
We are looking for Project Leads to join our team to lead and support the delivery of our various services to our clients. You will lead multiple client projects every quarter, from the first meetings where the desired outcomes are defined, through implementation all the way to the successful final evaluation with the client and their team.
The projects will span the whole edge service portfolio: carrying out human capital health checks, defining talent management processes and implementing them by engaging the team, introducing transformational teamwork tools and ways of collaborating and communicating, and recruitment projects to ensure the client hires the right talent.
By having you on board, we want to accelerate the roll-out of innovative talent approaches in Kenya and East Africa. This role is ideal for you if you love the culture and dynamics of small and growing organizations and if you want your analytical and people skills to matter!
o Understand the big picture and the nitty gritties of the position to hire for, clearly map out the responsibilities of the role, and derive the required talent profile and criteria.
o Design and lead the implementation of different recruitment tools and approaches to attract great candidates to the position. Actively build a pipeline of candidates through creative and smart headhunting approaches.
o Design and use assessment and screening methods to filter candidates until we have a relevant shortlist of final candidates.
o Collect relevant data and insights through surveys and interviews to unearth challenges and opportunities relating to performance, culture and team.
o Analyze existing processes, structures and relationships to understand their impact on individual, team and organization performance.
o Think through, design and tailor change journeys that holistically address diverse talent management needs over time (tools, workshops, conversations, processes, etc).
o Implement the activities, for example by moderating conversations and facilitating training workshops that enable the client teams have deep dialogue, resolve tensions, define synergy points and work together better.
o Help turn the client's organization strategy and goals into clear roles & accountabilities for each department and employee.
o Ensure there is lasting change, by engaging champions in the client team. Always aim at the teams defining their own processes, structures and relationships.
Why join edge?
You will work from our Kilimani office. Home office option available, as long as you're able to collaborate and achieve results virtually. edge is a young company, be prepared to deliver with limited resources.
Thinking of applying?
a. Video question 1: What makes you interested in a career in business advisory and building strong teams for small organizations?
b. Video question 2: Our team recently shared how it is to work at edge under this blog http://bit.ly/edgelife. What traits would you need to change for you to adapt and thrive in such a setup? What strengths do you have that will ensure you can thrive in such a work environment?