Senior Manager (Talent and Capability) Job Vacancy in Kenya

Position Title: Senior Manager, Talent and Capability

Are you involved in the design and development of talent solutions?

Do you have proven track record of managing mid-level to senior level recruitments?

Do you consider yourself a coach / mentor?

Is Learning and Development (L&D) and /or talent management your niche?

If your answer to all these questions is yes, and you have experience in International NGO’s or multinational organizations, our client is looking for you!

This position is responsible for developing end-to-end talent and talent management strategy with a particular focus on future talent, employer brand, and building a talent framework that supports succession planning.

It will pull together multiple strands of the people strategy and drive the talent development agenda forward to shape and embed a high-performance culture.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop agile resourcing models and drive the transformational change required in resourcing and the talent management agenda. S/he will deploy creative sourcing strategies to attract best-in-class talent for current and emerging business needs while developing robust succession pipelines for key positions.
  • Lead the annual talent management process while linking outcomes from the annual performance management cycle, Talent Reviews and annual learning needs for teams and individuals.
  • Execute the talent agenda in line with organizational strategic objectives and priorities. S/he will be required to define and deliver the talent and capability development framework – shape key talent and performance processes across the organization.
  • Define critical roles for key talent benches and support succession management initiatives in the organization and deliberately build strong talent benches and leadership depth for such roles.
  • Internal and external employer branding of the organization as a preferred “Employer of Choice” across the countries of operation through a compelling value proposition messaging, internally and externally, and develop an effective talent pipeline of key internal and external talent.
  • Be a true business partner and coach for hiring managers in all talent discussions and to identify skills and competencies needed to strengthen the organization and prepare it for future success, e.g., succession planning, and to support talent development intervention.
  • Provide oversight and technical expertise on the formulation of critical strategies by anticipating L&D interventions required to execute the organization’s strategy.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business-related field or Social Sciences plus a Post graduate qualification in HR management.
  • A relevant Master’s degree from a recognized university is an added advantage
  • Membership with an accredited HR professional body.
  • At least 6 years’ experience in Learning & Development and/or talent management in an INGO or multinational organization


  • Problem solving
  • Data Analysis
  • Agility

How to Apply:

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their updated CV and cover letter including expected salary to the email address with Senior Manager, Talent and Capability as the subject line by latest 30th December 2022.

Early applications are encouraged as the shortlisting is on a rolling basis.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.