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Recruitment Officer

BURN Manufacturing
Full time
Apply by 30 June 2022

Job description

About the role

BURN is looking to hire a dedicated Recruitment Officer to support the Recruitment Team in all recruitment processes. The successful candidate must have previous experience in full cycle recruitment, multitasking and handling several roles at a time. The ideal candidate must have worked on entry level to senior management level roles and must have experience with online interviews and reporting.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the recruiting team with administrative duties.
  • Scheduling interviews and balancing calendars for hiring managers and candidates.
  • Carrying out initial applicant screening.
  • Sourcing and Shortlisting candidates for the various open roles.
  • Sending regrets to unsuccessful candidates.
  • Carrying out reference checks for candidates prior to offer letters being sent out.
  • Processing background checks to verify applicant information and ensuring that the minimum hiring requirements are met.
  • Use internal and external systems to advertise job vacancies as appropriate.
  • Ensure compliance with employment and data protection related legal requirements.
  • Assist other managers to process job applications and respond to queries.
  • Organize and take part in interview procedures as required.
  • Assist with new hire onboarding (e.g., preparing documents, coordinating orientation agendas).
  • Assisting the Recruitment team with other duties.

Skills and Experience

  • 2 to 4 years proven experience as Recruitment Officer or another recruiting-related role.
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR or related field.
  • Experience using recruiting software and social networks for recruiting.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Familiarity with hiring practices and stages (screening, interview, assessment, onboarding).
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent Communication skills in both written and spoken English.
  • Excellent research skills.
  • Strong decision-making skills.

BURN does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).


About BURN Manufacturing


Impacting lives and forests through efficient cooking appliances.

Corporate Overview

BURN Manufacturing designs, produces, and distributes Africa’s best-selling, fuel efficient biomass, electric, hybrid and liquid fuel cooking appliances. Not only do our products save money, fuel, and natural resources, but they also dramatically reduce harmful indoor smoke emissions which can cause significant health problems, even death.

With more than 1.2Millon+ stoves sold since commencing manufacturing operations in 2013, BURN has established itself as Africa’s most trusted cookstove brand thanks to our unwavering commitment to innovative research and design, manufacturing excellence, and customer care.

BURN is now the only vertically integrated modern cookstove company in Sub-Saharan Africa. Our solar-powered facility currently has a capacity of 45,000 stoves per month. We are proud to employ 400 team members throughout Kenya and East Africa, and support a workforce which is 50 percent female, thus empowering women in roles traditionally considered to be “for men only.”

Among our national and global honors, we have received the 2018 Bloomberg New Energy Pioneers Award for being among the world’s leaders in clean energy solutions, the 2018 Swiss Energy and Climate Summit Award for our pitch on the impact of clean-burning stoves, and the 2015 Ashden Green Energy International Award for empowering women with new economic opportunities.


Learn more about BURN Manufacturing and see other open jobs on their career page.

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