Miller Cameron locates Key HR Talent in Ethiopia
Helping a multinational agricultural company Identify an HR Business Partner in Ethiopia
An agricultural multinational company planned a large expansion project in Ethiopia. The undertaking required an experienced Human Resources Business Partner to oversee the growth and development of staff, and to work with the country management team.
With the project start date looming overhead, the company needed to act quickly and find a qualified HR professional from the Ethiopian market that would be suitable for the demands of the role.
Due to the company and project’s requirements, Millar Cameron was able to build a comprehensive profile of the candidate. The ideal candidate needed experience working within a large matrixed organisation, and a background in a production or manufacturing environment.
Utilising our extensive reach in East Africa, Millar Cameron was able to succinctly map the marketplace gaining referrals from trusted sources until a short list of highly relevant candidates was put forward to the company.
The interviews were carried out swiftly with combined use of video conferencing, and face to face meetings. This allowed key members of the management team to assess each candidate’s suitability for the role.
Once the interviews were completed, the management team were able to appoint the HR Business Partner that they felt was most suitable for their upcoming project. The candidate was able to accept immediately, excited by the scope the new position would bring.
Following the appointment, the client’s feedback on the candidate’s performance in their new role has been extremely positive.
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