Senior Lead - Talent Acquisition



People & HR, People & HR
Accra, Ghana · Lagos, Nigeria
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Are you passionate about finding the best talent and building exceptional teams? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment where you can make a real impact? If so, M-KOPA is looking for someone like you to join our Global Talent Acquisition Team.

M-KOPA is on the lookout for a dynamic Senior Recruiter to lead the charge in our domain-specific recruitment efforts. If you are ready to shape our talent acquisition strategy, foster a quality-first mindset, and position M-KOPA as the ultimate employer of choice in Africa, then this is your golden ticket to join our team and drive world-class recruitment practices.

Why You Will Love This Role:

  • End-to-End Recruitment Mastery: From crafting compelling job descriptions to orchestrating seamless onboarding experiences, you will oversee every aspect of the recruitment process to ensure we attract and onboard top-tier talent.

  • Stakeholder Engagement: Forge strong relationships with hiring managers and interviewing teams, empowering them with best practices and a shared understanding of our needs and processes.

  • Process Improvement Projects: Lead and execute transformative talent acquisition projects, continuously raising the bar and ensuring successful outcomes that propel us forward.

  • Employer Branding: Take ownership of our employer brand and spotlight our commitment to sustainability and social impact, making us irresistible to top talent.

  • Data and Analytics: Harness the power of data analytics to fine-tune our recruitment strategies, optimizing sourcing channels, candidate experiences, and hiring processes for maximum impact.

  • Talent Pipeline Architect: Proactively build and nurture a robust talent pipeline, cultivating relationships with passive candidates and securing the future of our exceptional team.

  • Continuous Improvement Champion: Stay ahead of the curve by identifying opportunities for process enhancement and implementing best practices that keep us at the forefront of recruitment innovation.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Experience: A minimum of 4 years in a senior recruiter role, with a proven track record of managing end-to-end recruitment processes that deliver exceptional results.

  • Candidate Experience Champion: Passionate about delivering an exceptional candidate experience at every touchpoint.

  • Project Leadership: Adept at leading and executing talent acquisition projects that drive recruitment effectiveness and elevate our capabilities.

  • Inclusion Advocate: A champion for diversity and inclusion, with experience fostering inclusive cultures within recruitment processes.

  • Innovative Thinker: Previous experience in employer branding and implementing groundbreaking recruitment strategies that set us apart from the competition.

  • Sourcing Guru: A master at sourcing talent from diverse channels, with a knack for leveraging platforms like LinkedIn, web searches, and social media to uncover hidden gems.

  • ATS Proficiency: Proficient in using ATS systems to their full potential, utilizing data to drive informed decisions and influence stakeholder behavior.


Joining M-KOPA means being part of a mission-driven team that's making a real difference in people's lives. You will have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally, while working alongside talented individuals who share your passion for innovation and impact.

M-KOPA is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained staff. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

M-KOPA explicitly prohibits the use of Forced or Child Labour and respects the rights of its employees to agree to terms and conditions of employment voluntarily, without coercion, and freely terminate their employment on appropriate notice. M-KOPA shall ensure that its Employees are of legal working age and shall comply with local laws for youth employment or student work, such as internships or apprenticeships.

M-KOPA does not collect/charge any money as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement. This means that we never ask for ‘recruitment fees’, ‘processing fees’, ‘interview fees’, or any other kind of money in exchange for offer letters or interviews at any time during the hiring process.