Resourcing & Workforce Planning Manager - Sub Saharan Africa
Sub Saharan Africa
Country / Territory
Flexible Location
Flexible Location
Human Resources
Job Category
Pay Band
Pay Band 7
Vacancy Description
Pay Band 7/F Locally Appointed Indefinite Contract Location: Flexible, any country where British Council Operations are Must have rights to live and work in Sub Saharan Africa where there are British Council Operations Application Deadline: 26 January 2016 at 23:59 UK Time
Purpose of Job:  

The Resourcing & Workforce Planning Manager role exists to provide resourcing service which consistently delivers quality across SSA region. The role supports developing and implementing strategies to attract and recruit talent. The job holder works closely with regional and country leadership to anticipate and forecast supply and demand (workforce planning) of key roles, skills and capabilities, then develops strategies and plans for implementation. The role continuously reviews and develops recruitment services and standards based on market conditions and practices.

Main Duties and Responsibilities


- Research, analyse and integrate SSA regional/country recruitment and talent attraction insights and trends that supports in development of the Resourcing strategy sharing data/insights with SSA Head of HR, Talent and Reward leads.
- Support the development of an employee value proposition (EVP) – which is understood by candidates, hiring managers, channels and suppliers, ensuring effective use through SSA communications team for the region
- Brief, train, coach and mentor Cluster HRM’s / hiring managers in current and new resourcing systems, policy, processes and procedures.
- Continuously review and improve resourcing strategies options, tools and technology, for candidate sourcing, testing, selection and assessment

Workforce planning

- To lead on the development and implementation of appropriate systems, policies and procedures for effective workforce planning
- Collaborate with Regional Leadership and Cluster HR (in country) leads to forecast accurate people, capability and talent/skills requirements, and turn them into operational delivery plans, aligned with global, regional and local policies and procedures.
- Develop workforce plans for each directorate, and Strategic Business Units and identify a minimum data set for workforce planning purposes

Other important features or requirements of the job

Regular travel to countries around the region will be required

Qualifications and Experience

- A relevant degree in HR field or equivalent
- Managing recruitment  and campaigns for senior, specialist and difficult to source roles
- Experience of direct sourcing
- Experience of commercial negotiation and supplier/vendor management Establishing resourcing metrics

For more details on the job;  see attached below: - 

Resourcing & Workforce Planning Manager - Sub Saharan Africa.pdf
BC Core skills.pdf
BC Behaviours.pdf

Application Deadline:  26 January 2016 at 23:59 UK Time