APHRC HR Services Outsourcing Consultancy Opportunity in Kenya

Terms of Reference: Consultancy for Outsourcing of Recruitment and Selection Services for the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) 

Background: The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) was established in 2001 as a Pan-African Non-Governmental Organization.

Its mission is to generate evidence, strengthen research and related capacity in the Africa Research & Development ecosystem, and engage with decision makers to inform action on health and development.

To effectively execute this mandate, the APHRC sources its talent from across the global market and particularly from sub-Saharan Africa.

APHRC has had tremendous changes and growth in its systems, staff numbers, number and nature of projects as well as number of jobs.

In addition, APHRC recently developed a new five-year Strategic Plan that created a new organizational structure.

In order to optimize and free up essential resources within the human resources operational unit, and lessen operational risks inherent with rapid growth, APHRC seeks the services of a HR recruitment consultancy firm to support with sourcing talent for our key functions.

Objective: The objective of this consultancy is to offer a recruitment and selection service that matches our need for both regular hires and consultants.

The Consultant will facilitate the delivery of fast and effective results for recruitment solutions – attracting, motivating and selecting the best candidates.

It is imperative that the end-to-end recruitment process consistently demonstrates diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) best practices.

Key Tasks

  • Work closely with APHRC’s recruitment lead to review job descriptions and understand the skills, competencies, qualifications and critical success factors required for each vacancy .
  • Employ the most appropriate, dynamic and engaging channels to attract and motivate talent throughout the recruitment process. The Consultant will identify candidate priorities and aspirations and in turn communicate APHRC’s employment proposition in the best possible way.
  • Support the selection process by applying appropriate methodology of candidate screening, testing, personality profiling and interviewing to assess applicants’ qualifications, experience, motivation and personal traits in order to ensure best possible match.

Expected Outputs / Deliverables

  • Advertise vacant positions.
  • Profiles of recommended candidates within stipulated timelines to be agreed upon.
  • Process report for each vacancy filled.
  • Reference checks for selected candidates.

Submission of proposals

Interested consultants should submit their proposal via email to
consultancies@aphrc.org and cc procurement@aphrc.org not later than November 30, 2022.

The proposals should include the technical proposal (methodology, work plan etc.); financial proposal; the profile of the organization and CVs of experts who will undertake the consultancy; and profile of similar projects/assignments and contact details (name, email/phone) of clients.

APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons