Action Against Hunger NGO Human Resource Learning & Development Intern Kenya Jobs


We are looking for a highly skilled, creative HRLD Intern who will primarily support in administrative duties for Tanzania Country Office and auditing HRIS files in preparation of the annual audits in 2019

About us

Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization that takes decisive action against the causes and effects of hunger.

We save the lives of malnourished children. We ensure families can access clean water, food, training, and health care. We enable entire communities to be free from hunger.

With more than 7,900 staff in 50 countries, our programs reached 14.7 million people in 2017.

About the program

Action Against Hunger has led on a number of large-scale emergency operations in the Horn & Eastern Africa since the 1980s, and continues to play a leading role in building the resilience of local communities to multiple shocks through innovative programmes, especially in fragile contexts.

The Horn & Eastern Africa Regional Office supports Action Against Hunger’s operations in the region by providing coherent, efficient and adapted support to the country offices.

It also ensures better engagement with regional stakeholders to allow for enhanced exchange of knowledge and expertise with regional and country partners.

Our Regional Office allows us to gain a better understanding and be more responsive to the political, social and economic complexities of the operating environment. It also ensures that decision-making is made closer to the frontlines.

The regional team, based in Nairobi, Kenya, under the leadership of the Regional Director, is composed of technical and operational specialists essential for running humanitarian, resilience and development programmes.

The team leads on adopting new ways of working and leverages opportunities at the regional level to enhance capacity for delivery at the community level in the countries where we operate.

You'll contribute to ending world hunger by

  • providing primary support in administrative duties for Tanzania Country Office and auditing HRIS files in preparation of the annual audits in 2019

    Key activities in your role will include:


  • Support the Deputy Director in HR filing for Host Country National (HCN) in Tanzania Country Office.
  • Open a file for each staff and ensure all mandatory documentation as per the employee checklist are filed in soft and hard copy.
  • Ensure all staff files are updated with leave forms, salary advance forms, timesheets and pay slips by 30th of each month.
  • Support in the handover of HR files to the Finance and Administration Manager by December 2018.
  • Scanning and filing all financial and HR administrative documents processed Nairobi on behalf of Tanzania country office.

    Third Country National (TCN) Support

  • Support the HR Officers in running internal audit of Third Country National (TCN) files and ensure all missing documents are uploaded to the respective profiles.
  • Countercheck staff nationalities against passports on file and update HRIS.
  • Cleaning up HRIS home page (check expired alerts and update accordingly).
  • HR Officers to support the intern in running custom reports and administrative tracking sheets from HRIS.
  • HR Officer to support the intern on how to upload documents on respective profiles on HRIS.


    About you……

  • Bachelor of Arts in Human Resource Management, Higher Diploma in Human Resource Management or it’s
  • Experience with MS Office suite and knowledge of a Human Resource Information System (HRIS) systems.
  • Genuine interest in and commitment to the humanitarian principles of Action Against Hunger.
  • Experience working with diverse international teams; ability to communicate well in writing.
  • Able to work autonomously, with the capacity to juggle multiple projects and pay attention to many small details.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or personal commitment to promoting gender equality within the humanitarian and/or development work.
  • You are fluent in written & spoken English.
  • You have the ability to explain complex concepts in straight-forward language.
  • Your work style builds confidence with others, and you believe that every problem has a solution.
  • It is the way we approach the problem that makes the difference.
  • You are able to remain calm under pressure and can easily adapt to changing circumstances
    You are ready and willing to integrate into hard working and fun team that believes in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.

    Our Core values.

  • In this position, you are expected to demonstrate Action Against Hunger-USA-USA’s five core competencies


  • we work with compassion and dedication, treating everyone the same way we expect them to treat us.


  • we believe that being honest and fair is integral to every aspect of our work; conducting our work with a spirit of sincerity, truthfulness and transparency is imperative.


  • we encourage new ideas, embrace innovative solutions, and create opportunities for meaningful and exciting ways to do our jobs and provide solutions to address the needs of the populations we serve.


  • we strive to provide services that meet, and even exceed, the expectations of our stakeholders (populations in need, staff, communities and donors).


  • we are committed to fostering an environment in which our staff, partners and communities where we work have the space to grow, develop and feel confident about participating.

    How to Apply


    Application Process.

  • Interested? Then apply for this position by clicking on the apply button. All applicants must upload a cover letter and an updated resume and both must be in the same language as this vacancy note. Closing date for applications: 13th of September 2018 5 PM EAT.
  • Male Candidates are encouraged to apply

    Please note that this position is open to Kenyan Nationals only

  • We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees & qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Action Against Hunger-USA complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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