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Komaza - Head of Recruiting

Bay Area
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About Komaza

Climate change is the world’s most critical challenge. We believe markets are essential to solving problems at scale, and we’re in the business of making a difference. Our Massive Network of Micro Forests are shaking up the industry and offer a 90% cost disruption to traditional forestry, making us one of the most scalable and cost effective carbon sequestration engines on the planet. We partner with thousands of smallholder farmers to turn pockets of underutilized land into thriving micro plantations - capturing carbon, restoring degraded lands, providing sustainable wood to booming cities - and generating life-changing income. We’re on a mission to extend Earth’s runway, buying humanity more time to solve climate change and prevent ecosystem collapse. With relentless drive, bold ideas and creative actions, together we can make a real impact - and ensure a future for generations to come. 

Komaza is proud to be supported by leading climate, venture, and development funders including Apple, Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy, Novastar Ventures, AXA IM's Climate and Biodiversity Fund, FMO, and the UNCCD Land Degradation Neutrality Fund.

Role Summary

As Head of Recruiting, you will lead our global recruiting practice to hit our ambitious annual hiring targets. You will develop the foundational systems that will allow us to launch our Growth Services office in San Francisco, California and scale our organization across East Africa. You will lead, grow, and inspire a high-performing team of recruiters that fill a variety of roles ranging from frontline farmer support staff, software engineers, and top global executive level hires. 

You will:

Shape and manage our annual hiring plan and forecasting targets

Manage and grow recruiting team, track recruiting KPIs, forecast and deliver on hiring timelines

Partner with hiring managers to understand hiring needs and translate needs into role briefs within our leveling system

Uplevel our candidate screening process to provide a coordinated approach for hiring committee members

Build and manage our competency assessment library, define assessment rubrics, and train all team and hiring committee members on scoring

Pitch our Komaza mission and vision to new candidates, to get them deeply excited about joining our team

You are:

Highly collaborative and can work in a dynamic environment with complex team structures 

Adept at memo writing, proactively seeking feedback, facilitating group discussions, & building alignment

Outgoing and friendly - extroverted and enjoy meeting new people, making calls, and working closely with others

Number savvy and good at managing data systems for tracking and analyzing recruiting performance data

No stranger to chaos and can thrive in an environment where your mandate is crafting chaos into order

You have experience in:

Systems design - Designing and documenting systems and leading trainings

Setting up and managing ATS systems, employer LinkedIn accounts, and managing Job boards

Building a recruiting function for other growth-stage companies (with a mix of high volume and strategic hires)

Leading and developing a team of recruiters to achieve successful hires on target (global a plus!) 

Coaching on both hard skills (systems adoption), and soft skills (communication, professionalism).

Manage annual recruiting team budgets 

If you're interested, let us know.

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