Development Alternative Inc Human Resources Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Development Alternative Inc Human Resources Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Id: 222843

Category: Business and Administration, Human Resource and Recruitment, Management

Location: Addis Ababa

Career Level: Managerial Level (Manager, Supervisor, Director)


Job Description


  • Strengthening Host and Refugee Populations in Ethiopia (SHARPE) aims to increase livelihoods opportunities for refugees and host communities using the market systems approach.
  • SHARPE will operate in 3 locations in Ethiopia, Jijiga, Dolo Ado and Gambella, with a coordinating office in Addis. The programme is expected to last for 3.5 years.

    [Role and responsibilities

  • The Human Resources manager is responsible for the effective and compliant recruitment of all SHARPE project personnel including long term project staff and short term experts.

    This will include all components of recruitment (advertising, shortlisting, support to selection process, vetting, reference checks and onboarding) to ensure that SHARPE’s recruitment processes follow Ethiopian Labour Law and SHARPE’s Operations Manual.

  • The HR Manager will work closely with the Senior Management team to ensure that the team is fully resourced and that the team is well managed – supporting the team to manage performance issues according to Ethiopian labour law and SHARPE’s manuals.

  • Working closely with the Finance and Operations Manager and with the Finance Director, establish clear HR guidelines for SHARPE for all aspects of recruitment and staff management and ensure these are followed.
  • Ensure that all SHARPE staff are informed of organisational policies, procedures, guidelines and systems
  • Advise on legal requirements for recruiting, contracting and exiting of staff ensuring duty of care and adherence to local labour law
  • Ensure appropriate and fair standards of recruitment, appointment, promotion, increment and grievance handling are maintained
  • Ensure
    the team are up to date on DAI’s ethics standards and code of conducts including aware of DAI’s whistle blowing policy and anti-harassment standards.
  • Support the management team in the recruitment of all SHARPE project staff, leading on the advertising, shortlisting, vetting and reference checks.
  • Support to the senior management team members for interviews and selection, and on final contracting processes
  • Facilitate all on boarding for project staff including induction schedules, timetables, and provision of all briefings needed
  • Ensure all with holdings – insurance, social security, hardship allowances, annual leave, use of time sheets and other benefits are established and managed
  • Follow up the timely completion of performance appraisal of staff under probationary period.
  • Ensure the human resource related records and files are maintained and compliant with UK GDPR regulations
  • Manages team annual holiday allowances and labour tracking.
  • Handles employee grievances, disciplinary issues and other administrative problems according to DAI’s policies and procedures
  • Support on the recruitment of Short Term Technical Experts including appropriate advertising, contracting, vetting and deployment as needed by the SHARPE team
    Prepare employment contracts and follow up the renewal or termination of the contract timely.
  • The HR Manager is based in SHARPE’s office in Addis Ababa and may be required to conduct some travel to SHARPE’s offices in Dolo, Jijiga and Gambella.

    Job Requirements

    Qualifications and experience required

  • BA Degree in Human resource management, Management, Business administration or related field
  • 7 years professional experience
  • Experience in an INGO/ international donor/contractor is advantageous.

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants who meet the MINIMUM requirements should submit their CV and cover letter to

    Development Alternative Inc Human Resources Manager Jobs in Ethiopia

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