Mastercard Foundation Lead Performance Management & Recognition Jobs in Kenya

Mastercard Foundation Lead Performance Management & Recognition Jobs in Kenya


About Mastercard Foundation

  • Mastercard Foundation seeks a world where everyone has the opportunity to learn and prosper.

  • Through its Young Africa Works strategy and Canadian EleV program, the Foundation works with partners to ensure that millions of young people, especially young women, access quality education, financial services and dignified work.

  • Mastercard Foundation was established in 2006 through the generosity of Mastercard when it became a public company. The Foundation is independent with its own Board of Directors and CEO.

  • We have entered a very exciting time at the Foundation as we scale up our operations across Africa to realize our Young Africa Works strategy.

  • Our role at the Mastercard Foundation is to be a catalyst.

  • Our Young Africa Works strategy focuses on working with others to spur systemic change so young people have the opportunity to find work that is dignified and fulfilling.

    The Work at The Foundation

  • We have entered a very exciting time at the Foundation as we scale up our operations across Africa to realize our Young Africa Works strategy.

  • Our role at the Mastercard Foundation is to be a catalyst. Our Young Africa Works strategy focuses on working with others to spur systemic change so young people have the opportunity to find work that is dignified and fulfilling.

    Ways you can Contribute

  • Responsible for building relationships amongst staff and leaders to ensure strong employee relations. Provide guidance, professional advice and partner with the HR Partners as required.

  • Advise, coach and provide support to managers and HR Business Partners with compensation, benefits and performance management.

  • Accountable for designing of the performance management and recognition strategy.

  • Supports in the cascade of Foundation goals to the team.

  • Responsible for the full cycle performance management process to include communications, coaching, training, etc. for all levels of employees to support the Foundation’s performance process including for annual goal setting, mid-year check-in’s and year-end reviews.

  • Responsible for implementation and communication of all reward and recognition policies, practices and procedures to keep programs alive, energetic and drive high usage.

  • Accountable to manage and analyze the outcomes of the performance management process and identifies skills gaps to be addressed through skills upgrading programs.

  • Responsible for management reporting on Employee performance, progress/completion of process milestones such as goal setting completion, mid-year check-in completion and year-end review completion and conducting goal audits.

  • Responsible for the design and implementation of the Performance Improvement Plan
    (PIP) while working closely with the HR Business Partners to ensure these are well executed and monitored.

  • Responsible for bench-marking and recommends policy and practice reviews and recognition programs to the Head Total Rewards and Mobility.

  • Responsible for leading the development & roll out of a recognition framework

  • Partners with the Head of Total Rewards and Mobility to create an atmosphere of appreciation within the Foundation.

  • Lead the Foundation’s annual Succession Planning program.

  • Build relationships with external support.

    Who You Are

  • You have a University Degree and/or Graduate Degree preferably in Human Resources, Business or a related field and/or equivalent combination.

  • Minimum of 10 years' experience leading a rewards and/or performance management function.
    Previous experience designing, implementing and managing recognition, performance management and/or motivational programs with proven results, strongly preferred.

  • Knowledge required to analyze, design, develop, implement and evaluate performance management systems.

  • Ability to facilitate teams to accomplish performance -related objectives

  • Strong knowledge of local market regulations affecting rewards and benefits.

  • Strong knowledge of industry trends and best practices in rewards, benefits and performance management.

  • Strong numerical and advanced analytical skills with strong attention to detail is a must.

  • Ability to influence others, including senior leaders and able to work under pressure with tight deadlines.

  • Technical skills (e.g., Excellent technical skills in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and SharePoint & Yammer).

  • You are humble and have in depth ability to understand different situations but with ability to interpret and give recommendation towards positive resolution

  • Language Skills Fluent in both English and French.

  • Flexible, adaptable, and able to execute a range of job duties and changing priorities.

  • Possess excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills with the ability to articulate information to a variety of constituents across cultures.

  • You possess professional maturity, sensitivity with different cultures, and impeccable integrity that exemplify the Foundation’s values.

  • You have a commitment to Mastercard Foundation’s values and vision

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Mastercard Foundation Lead Performance Management & Recognition Jobs in Kenya

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