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Kampala, Uganda


November 30, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

The Mastercard Foundation is an international non-governmental organization established by Mastercard in 2006. The organization, which is based in Toronto, Ontario, has supported work in 49 countries. In 2018, Mastercard Foundation shifted to a specific focus on Africa, through its Young Africa Works strategy.

Job Title

Consultant Executive Recruitment and Sourcing (6 months contract) – hybrid/remote job at Mastercard Foundation

Job Description

Reporting to the Director Talent, this role is responsible for identifying, sourcing, and recruiting for leadership roles for the Foundation’s business needs, now and for the future.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Partner and support the Director Talent and Head Talent Acquisition for leadership recruitment.

  • Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Executive level sourcing, candidate relationship management and onboarding.

  • Successfully source, pipeline and fill assigned roles and determine use of and relationship with external Executive Search vendors to deliver on sourcing and recruitment activity. Manage interfaces ensuring that value is delivered to the Foundation.

  • Conduct pro-active research and market mapping and generate talent insights.

  • Develop detailed recruitment plans and follow them through to successful completion, adjusting as needed. Maintain meticulous tracking to enable reporting and continuous improvement.

  • Create proactive pipeline development strategies for future talent needs and vacancies.

Qualifications and Competencies


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field.

  • Relevant professional qualification.

  • Extensive international recruitment expertise with a focus on Africa and global talent sourcing.

  • Experience in managing end-to-end executive recruitment of roles with varying degrees of complexity.

  • Experience in a global role within a best practice environment, well-versed in industry trends, and the evolving competitive talent landscape.

  • Experience with direct sourcing strategies including referral generation, online social networking, resume database mining, and search engine sourcing to actively build candidate pipelines.

  • Hands-on experience with Applicant Tracking Systems, resume databases and sourcing tools.

  • Strategic sourcing capabilities including experience with data mining and sourcing for passive candidates, particularly for more specialized roles up to executive level.

  • Proven experience in executive recruitment or a related field, demonstrating a deep understanding of the executive search process.

  • Experience in delivery of enterprise-wide recruitment, pipelining and onboarding programs.

  • Commitment to high quality outcomes and maintaining The Foundation's reputation.

  • Strong communication, negotiation and relationship management skills.

  • Strong problem-solving abilities and the ability to work independently.

  • Ability to exercise skills in diplomacy, tact and discretion.

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