One Acre Fund NGO Kenya Immigration Specialist Jobs
One Acre Fund NGO Kenya Immigration Specialist Jobs Job Description
One Acre Fund is growing quickly, and to support this growth, we are always welcoming new staff on the team.
The Global HR team plays a major role in ensuring compliance with statutory requirements in each of our countries of operation.
This position offers the successful candidate a strong career opportunity to be part of a growing HR team that helps support over 300+ international staff.Build and maintain relationships with external immigration stakeholders, such as government Immigration personnel alongside the Government Relations team, both in-person and remotely
Support the Global HR team in strengthening internal One Acre Fund compliance to Immigration and taxation rules through long-term initiatives and short-term projects
Manage complex immigration matters, including coordinating appeals to rejections/deferrals by understanding and articulating the process, gathering/creating all required documents, and chasing points of contact for formal communication on the outcome; proactively communicate progress updates on applications and appeals to relevant internal stakeholders and the Government Relations team
Draft and deliver reports and strategies for internal and external use
Ability to travel at short notice to other One Acre Fund countries and work remotely for 2-4 weeks at a time, for up to 12 weeks per year
Assist the Deputy HR Administrative Coordinator/Assistant with routine immigration matters as well as regular and persistent follow up with service providers, and support One Acre Fund staff with immigration processes and providing regular updates
Provide cover for your team when other members are on leave
Other HR services as needed
Career Growth and Development
We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people.
You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance.
We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.
We are seeking an exceptional professional with 2-5 years of work experience and ideally a demonstrated passion for our mission.
Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:
Should have 2-5 years’ strong work experience, preferably in a HR role
Previous immigration and work authorization experience preferred
Strong educational background. Must have a university degree
Demonstrated leadership experience at work, or outside of work, enthusiasm for learning, and openness to feedback.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suites
Must be willing to travel; as such, must also have a valid passport
Ability to build teams and collaborate with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
Other important skills required for this role: organized; attention to detail; ability to work under pressure and with minimal supervision; strong writing skills; willingness to learn fast
Other desired skills:
openness to feedback/criticism; professional communication
Language: English required, working proficiency in French is a plus
Preffered Start Date
Commensurate with experience
Health insurance, paid time off
Sponsor International Candidates
No; must have existing rights to work in Kenya. Kenyan nationals / East Africans are strongly encouraged to apply
How to Apply
Interested candidates should apply online by 5th October, 2018
For more information and job application details, see; One Acre Fund NGO Kenya Immigration Specialist Jobs
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