ActionAid is hiring a
This exciting role supports the Head of People and Culture in implementing the agenda of crystalizing ActionAid’s (AAI’s) commitment to putting people at the centre of its new re-imagined structure and is responsible for providing a professional, customer focused and effective human resource service for managers and staff in the hub based at as well as Global Secretariat staff based in Africa countries outside of the hubs.
The role also provides regional HR/OD (Human Resource/Organisational Development) support to approximately 19 countries in Africa by monitoring and supporting the adherence to the Global HROD standards and relevant HR strategies.
The role implements Organisational Development interventions in countries in Africa which includes Talent Management, Succession Planning, Change Management processes supporting country transformations as outlined in the Country Models Review (CMR) project, while providing advisory and guidance in the management and resolution of complex employee relations issues to reduce legal risks and ensure regulatory compliance.
Who we're looking for:
You should be a great communicator and self-starter with a passion for people with demonstrated ability to mentor others and have a keenness to champion employee wellbeing.
You should have experience in project management, stakeholder engagement; have significant HR Generalist experience, experience in managing organisational development initiatives; proven experience in managing & developing HR strategies, policies, best practice, and standards at regional and international level; and experience in building collaborative working relationships across functions and of having engaged in a multi-country role, specifically in the Africa region will be advantageous.
You should also have knowledge and understanding of relevant country labour laws/ regulations, willingness to travel knowledge of organisational development initiatives; and registration as an HR Practitioner with a recognised authority is advantageous.
You should also have strong commitment to ActionAid’s values and ethos, including ActionAid’s feminist leadership principles.
What we offer:
ActionAid is committed to providing a welcoming, supportive workplace where we recognise a job well done, encourage close collaboration and sharing power, and where safeguarding standards and feminist leadership are exemplified everywhere. At ActionAid, you can look forward to a fair compensation package and a flexible working environment, including
How to apply:
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Applications close on 24th November 2022 at 11.59 GMT on 4 November 2022**.** Please upload an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a covering letter, clearly explaining your suitability against the essential criteria in the job profile.
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