Talent Acquisition and Management Manager

Airtel Zambia

DEPARTMENT : Human Resources

VACANCY : Talent Acquisition and Management Manager

JOB LEVEL : Senior Manager


To provide professional and strategic consultative talent acquisition management services to Line Management in the implementation of HR solutions in alignment with business strategy.


1. Talent Acquisition

  • Ensure timely filling of key vacancies and adherence to staffing turnaround time
  • Categorization of Key talent as it pertains to recruitment and ensure up to 1 month Turn Around Time (TAT)
  • Conduct recruitment assessments
  • Contract management
  • Recruit the right talent in consultation with function head, as per defined recruitment guidelines

2. Talent Review & other Talent Management Practices

  • Manage the facilitation of organizational talent reviews
  • Management of the Talent Management process

3. Work Force Planning

  • Manage the Work force planning process and ensure adherence to budgeted Headcount numbers through recruitment
  • Estimate, devise & propose a manpower (recruitment + attrition) based Headcount budget and on an on-going basis monitor & Control the budget

4. Organization Structures

  • Design of assigned Group’s structure in Line with Headcount Management and Organisational Structure policy.
  • Ensure alignment of Organizational Structures to recommended Structures

5. Redeployment and Market analytics

  • Conduct trends and report analysis on various Human Resource indices as it pertains to Talent acquisition and Management
  • Redeploy employees as and when required
  • Conduct Talent mapping exercises from time to time

6. Human Resource Business Partner – Commercial functions

  • Provide Human Resource business partnering support services to commercial functions within the organization.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources/Behavioral Sciences or any related discipline
  • A professional qualification
  • 3 years’ overall experience in Human Resources in a multinational business environment in a HR Generalist role
  • 5+ years’ experience in managing a Talent Acquisition and management function
  • Solid problem-solving and business acumen skills
  • Proven organizational development, performance management and employee relations skills
  • Must demonstrate interpersonal savvy with the ability to maneuver through complex situations effectively while building constructive relationships
  • Ability to build partnerships in a matrix organizational environment along with providing coaching/counseling to all levels within the organization
  • Experience working with organizational leaders to define and execute HR talent strategies linked to organizational goals


  • Business awareness
  • Hands on attitude
  • High personal standards and goal oriented
  • Culture sensitivity
  • Strong interpersonal skills in dealing proactively with all levels of internal and external management and vendor or agency personnel
  • High degree of professionals, maturity and confidentiality
  • Able to work on a broad variety of projects
  • Solid problem-solving and business acumen skills
  • Strong level of influence and negotiation skills.
  • Able to work efficiently as a team member


Suitable candidates requested to apply by sending through their CV’s to jobs@zm.airtel.com. Closing date for receiving applications is Friday 8th October, 2021.

Airtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is non-discriminatory on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, ethnic grouping nor HIV/AIDS status. Please note that due to the high volume of applications received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to jobs@zm.airtel.com.

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