Heifer is hiring a
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with some form of disability. **
Since 1944, Heifer International has helped more than 36 million families lift themselves out of hunger and poverty.
Our goal is to help families achieve living incomes that will allow them to feed their families daily, educate all their children, and have proper housing, water, hygiene, and other essential resources. When many families gain this new sustainable income, it brings new opportunities for building schools, creating agricultural cooperatives, forming community savings, and funding small businesses.
Heifer International started work in Ethiopia in 2004, supporting women and youth engaged in the poultry and small ruminants value chains, using a market systems approach. Heifer Ethiopia partner with private companies and public institutions to deliver change and catalyze innovative market-based solutions that have the potential to end hunger and poverty of 1.2 million smallholders (women and youth) in the dairy, poultry, small ruminants, and horticulture value chains.
We seek a dynamic, flexible, and results-focused People Business Partner at Heifer Ethiopia to fill the Country People (HR) Manager role. The position holder will support Heifer’s strategic objectives by managing the People Function in the country office of Kenya and contributing to the Africa People Strategy via a matrix management structure.
Are you excited to join the diverse, passionate team and help improve livelihoods and increase sustainable living Income for smallholder farmers?
Reporting Directly to the Heifer Ethiopia Country Director with a matrix reporting relationship to the Africa People Director, the position holder will actively engage in HR business strategy development and contextualization, assist business and senior management to identify emerging people issues, and support organizational change processes as well as broker HR solutions for country programmatic impact. The role will further develop and coordinate the implementation of the people strategy for Heifer Ethiopia in line with the business and group people strategies.
The role will foster a customer service culture, coordinate with external and internal customers of the HR function, and deliver HR services per expected standards. Therefore, the role will also provide operational leadership in performance management, talent management, recruitment, reward, health and safety, learning and development, organizational development, and HR business processes.
You are a university graduate with significant HR training and 8-10 years of experience, 5 of which will be in managing HR functions in a dynamic organization. To meet the diverse needs of this role, you will have strategic solid HR operations understanding, customer service orientation, flexibility, the ability to prioritize competing demands, good project management, and interpersonal skills backed with the ability to work within a team and autonomously. You will have good computer skills and previous experience developing teams and working with senior leaders. Knowledge of legal employment obligations in line with the Ethiopian national labor law will be an added advantage. Experience working in an International/Multinational private sector, NGO, and/or governmental environment will be an added advantage.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES
Recruitment Talent Acquisition
Employee Engagement and Relations
Learning & Development
Perform any other duties and responsibilities as required by Heifer Ethiopia Senior management.
QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS
Deadline for Application: 29th May 2023