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NewGlobe is growing and developing fast. The organization has been on a journey from proof-of-concept community school programs, to participating in national multi-partner public-private partnerships, acting as technical service delivery partners to statewide programs at scale, and ultimately supporting national government transformation programs. NewGlobe w…

Director, Talent Acquisition, New Opportunities

What You Will Do

  • Carry out executive searches and headhunt for key leadership positions, particularly in Africa and Asia.
  • Mentor, coach and lead talent acquisition managers across various geographies; advancing their capability to attract, pipeline, engage and assess candidates more effectively, bringing in and nurturing the strongest talent possible, not just recruit.
  • Oversee the hiring and onboarding of Talent Acquisition Manager you hire for each new programme – enabling them to be fully set up and empowered, as you transition to launching other new programmes.
  • Oversee searches full-lifecycle for a range of roles, primarily through your own efforts but also oversight of any contingent resources / external recruiters as needed. This will cover a range of high-growth programmes globally each year.
  • Create and deploy various hiring strategies and initiatives – around sourcing and hiring practices, talent attraction, employer branding, outreach and partnership programs and internships.
  • Champion best practices of talent acquisition, embody these and oversee the same across your Talent Acquisition teams, across a very high level usage of systems, processes and hiring quality.
  • Review current processes objectively, and relentlessly focus on iteration – across quality of hire, time to hire and experience.
  • Guide senior stakeholders and hiring groups by providing valuable insight and hiring and employment data.

What You Should Have

  • Bachelor’s degree ideally with superior academic performance.
  • 6+ years within Talent Acquisition; including experience within a recruiting leadership capacity, we particularly value experience in extreme growth situations.
  • A track record of sourcing and hiring for a range of locations globally. Leadership of hiring across regions, and any exposure working and living abroad is preferred.
  • Prior experience within a fast-paced, metric driven Talent Acquisition organization (in-house / corporate or agency), as well as in designing and implementing talent acquisition solutions encompassing talent attraction and outreach programmes to build for longer-term talent pipeline.
  • Extensive headhunting / direct recruitment experience, particularly with building diverse teams. Advanced level of Boolean / active sourcing abilities, able to leverage a wide range of talent mapping, sourcing, engagement and talent attraction channels.
  • Curiosity, grit and a relentless spirit to uncover talent across Africa, Asia and globally.
  • Experience with establishing and maintaining C-level relationships, internally and externally, demonstrating the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
  • Willingness and excitement to travel significantly when New Opportunity work arises – preferably around four to six weeks when setting up a new programme and hiring and onboarding a new Talent Acquisition Manager. Expect up to 50% travel across new launches, likely in Africa and Asia.

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Regional Director, Academics

What you will do

  • Ensure that Director, Academics have a clear and focused work plan oriented around the Academic Plan. These Academic Plans must be created, reviewed, and approved before the launch of each academic year – the Regional Director, Academics must make certain that Director, Academics are delivering on this every year
  • Manage Director, Academics to ensure that the academic programmes within the Academic Plan are high-value and will lead to outsized learning gains, but also that these programmes fit within the broader organisational context in the territory
  • Support Director, Academics to become owners of the academic programmes in their territories. This includes providing training on core principles and systems, and also coaching on effective troubleshooting and ongoing management systems
  • Empower Director, Academics to become persuasive advocates for their academic programmes, including in internal conversations and also with external government partners
  • Facilitate strong coordination and communication between each territory’s Director, Academics and Shared Services
  • Ensure that Academic Plans are managed using standardised systems across territories, even though those Academic Plans themselves are contextualised and unique to each territory
  • Ensure that Director, Academics thoroughly review and provide input on all new content in their territory; this review and input process should be informed by the Director, Academics expertise, which the Regional Director, Academics will cultivate
  • Help Director, Academics to manage urgent or high stakes requests that require additional resources or expertise
  • Establish and guide additional streams of work with an Director, Academics’ portfolio, including high-priority initiatives like strengthening pupils’ post-primary readiness and facilitating more effective transitions to secondary school.

What you should have

  • The Regional Director, Academics must be a data-driven individual with experience developing and managing cultures of high performance and high expectations. You must be a great academic leader who understands exceptional instruction and can motivate and support others in realizing a vision of academic excellence. Ideal candidates have worked in organizations with a proven track record of generating large learning gains.
  • In addition, the Regional Director, Academics must:
    • Be a self-starter and problem-solver, who thinks three and four steps ahead.
    • Be hard working and collaborative, with the tenacity to persevere and an appreciation for the role of teamwork in achieving a shared vision.
    • Be a fast learner and someone who is able to flourish in fast paced, dynamic, and sometimes ambiguous environments
    • Be both detailed and results-oriented, driven by the data that will allow us to know what is working and what isn’t working for kids
    • Have strong project management skills and excellent organizational skills, with keen attention to detail, the ability to follow up systematically on a broad set of initiatives, and the ability to empower team members to take ownership over programmes of work
    • Be an effective, articulate communicator who can represent NewGlobe to external audiences, including government partners
    • Be humble and ready to “roll up your sleeves” to get things done

Education and Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field; graduate degrees preferred
  • A Management graduate degree or an MBA would be an added advantage
  • At least 8-10 years of experience working in education
  • Experience working in education consulting
  • Experience managing a team of 5 or more direct reports

You’re also

  • A detailed doer – You have a track record of getting things done. You’re organized and responsive. You take ownership of every idea you touch and execute it to a fine level of detail, setting targets, engaging others, and doing whatever it takes to get the job done. You can multi-task dozens of such projects at once and never lose sight of the details. Likely, you have some experience in a start-up or other rapid-growth company.
  • A networking mastermind – You excel at meeting new people and turning them into advocates. You communicate in a clear, conscientious, and effective way in both written and oral speech. You can influence strangers in the course of a single conversation. Allies and colleagues will go to bat for your ideas. You have an existing network from prior experience in the country, preferably in the regulatory, education, or business sectors.
  • A creative problem-solver – Growing any business from scratch comes with massive and constant challenges. On top of that, NewGlobe works in often fragile, sometimes volatile low-resource communities and with complex government systems. You need to be flexible and ready to get everything done effectively, quickly, and affordably with the materials at hand.
  • A relentless advocate –The children we serve and teachers we empower never leave your mind. You know them, get them, have shared a meal with them (or would be happy to in the future). You would never shrink back from shaking a parent’s hand or picking up a crying child, no matter what the person was wearing or looked like. Every decision you make considers their benefit, experience, and value.
  • A malleable learner –You believe you can always do better. You welcome constructive criticism and provide it freely to others. You know you only get better tomorrow when others point out where you’ve missed things or failed today.
  • A data-driven decision-maker – When making decisions, you don’t rely on your intuition alone. You collect data, you analyze it and make decisions with clear justifications.
  • A curious investigator – You ask why a lot. You don’t just take what you see and accept it. You wonder why it is that way, and are aware that the world we see is created by human choices and actions – and it could be different. You wonder, and see the world as wonderful even when you want to change a part of it that is unjust.

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