IRC People Operations Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

IRC People Operations Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

The IRC’s Airbel Impact Lab designs, tests, and scales life-changing, cost-effective solutions for people affected by conflict and disaster. By applying deep technical expertise and field experience with a range of skills from the behavioral sciences, human-centered design, research, and multi-disciplinary problem-solving in humanitarian contexts, we work to develop breakthrough solutions that combine creativity and precision, flexibility and expertise, and a desire to think afresh with the experience and reputation of a large-scale implementing organization.

With a fast-growing portfolio and increasingly distributed team, we are looking for a dynamic individual to join the Airbel Impact Lab as People Operations Coordinator and provide critical support across the full life cycle of the employee experience.

With a strong client-service approach, you will launch and implement thoughtful, inclusive, and effective people programs from the ground up, support managers and team members on recruitment, onboarding and resourcing, and work to enhance the overall employee experience for our team.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Support Airbel managers in providing outstanding experiences for staff, from recruitment and onboarding through development, growth, retention and separation.

  • Provide end-to-end project management for individual recruitment processes, including editing job postings, screening applications, drafting scoring rubrics and interview guides, and coordinating candidate interviews.

  • Coordinate final process and hiring recommendation reviews by our internal Hiring Committee.

  • Lead onboarding for new team members, ensuring all administrative forms are submitted, equipment is ordered, and staff have everything they need to succeed from day one.

  • Serve as focal point for consultant contracting, managing our growing roster of short-term consultants and external support to Airbel projects.

  • Create and maintain frameworks, tools and processes for hiring, professional development, performance
    management and promotions that drive team engagement and center Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

  • Support strategic people planning, including organizational design, workforce planning, and aligning needs to support overall team plans and objectives.

  • Build and implement initiatives to enhance employee satisfaction and well-being, and inspire a vibrant, collaborative work culture.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience.

  • At least 4-5 years of related work experience, preferably in an HR support, project management or strategic people function.

  • Experience across People Operations functional areas, including hiring & recruiting, onboarding, training and development, and performance management.

  • Experience implementing DEI programs and practices, and providing guidance and tools to support DEI within HR processes.

  • Excellent organizational skills: the ability to work independently & productively in a fast-paced team environment. Effectively sees projects through from start to finish, proactively anticipates needs and problem solves creatively.

  • Demonstrated ability and fulfillment in operating with a client service approach, and building and fostering positive working relationships.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: able to successfully and effectively partner with a variety of people in a multi-cultural environment and work on a virtual team.

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