PI Regional Human Resources Officer Jobs in Kenya
PI Regional Human Resources Officer Jobs in Kenya
Protection International (PI) is an international not-for-profit organisation registered in Belgium with regional offices in Africa and Mesoamerica, and presences in Thailand, Indonesia, Kenya, DR Congo, Colombia, Guatemala, Honduras and Belgium. PI stands for the right to defend rights and for freedom from attacks to those who defend them. PI tailors its approach to each context and profile of defenders we support.
Protection International Africa (PIA) Hub is the regional hub for Africa developed under the PI global strategy that proposes a decentralisation approach towards responding to the needs of HRDs. PIA is based in Nairobi and currently serves established offices and a presence in DRC, Kenya and Tanzania, respectively.
General Objective of the position
Contribute to PI’s overall effort to mainstream human resources management practices within PI Africa. The key purpose and function of this role will be to implement HR procedures in Africa Hub (both Kenya, DRC & Tanzania) aligned with PI GT standards while, whenever needed, adapting them to the country offices Labour regulations.
The post holder will also serve as a resource person for our teams in the field that may require support in the area of human resources management, contributing to ensure consistency in PI work culture/standards in PI offices in Africa
Duties & Responsibilities
Provide advice to Africa management and Hub Director on human resources matters based on countries’ labour regulations.
Provide general support in the area of human resources management for our teams in the hub, contributing to ensure consistency in PI work culture/standards in PI offices in Africa, based on GT standards, and in close collaboration with the HR Adviser in the GT
Ensure implementation and compliance with PI Policies, particulalry in relation to Internal Rules & Regulations for each Country Office, Code of Conduct & Ethics, Anti-Corruption Policy, Security Policy & Policy for Protection from Harassment, Abuse, Exploitation & Discrimination
Ensure correct implantation and compliance with all PI HR SOPs and templates (from recruitment to exit)
Conduct recruitment processes for Africa Hub (Kenya, DRC & Tanzania)
Promote staff training initiatives and dedication to staff development in close collaboration with PRTU & the HR Adviser
Assist PI managers to properly define the tasks of different job holders and when necessary re- orient and revise job descriptions
Provide advice on workload management monitoring the psychosocial risks associated with PIA’s work, and designing plans to recover people suffering from
fatigue and to prevent burn out
Organize team building activities for Africa Hub (Kenya, DRC & Tanzania)
Support the regional director to conduct staff appraisals and maintain staff files
Conduct relevant research and report on emerging employment, compensation and benefits trends in the region and particularly in the Countries with an established presence (Kenya, DRC & Tanzania)
Support the staff of the different PIA country offices and advice the regional director on best HR practices; and to maintain a conducive working environment for optimum utilisation of staff talents and strengths
When required, provide support to Management in the preparation of a variety of reports, including for donors and Board of Directors
Provide support on HR related administration as necessary
Relevant university degree in Social Sciences, BCom or Law
Required Masters’ Degree in Human Resources Management
Minimum 10 years of experience in HR Management roles
Experience in international settings dealing with several countries’ Labour Laws
Preferred previous experience in INGO sector
Preferred previous experience in salary benchmarking analysis
Skills & Knowledge
Employee relations management
Support & training to managers in the management of teams
Highly organised/time management
Advanced skills in computer productivity applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
Enthusiastic, self-starter who is able to work autonomously, under pressure, in decentralized teams, and think outside the box.
Demonstrated capacity to orally communicate clearly and effectively to a wide range of – expert and non-expert audiences
Required fluently English & French (both spoken and written)
How to apply
If you meet the above skills requirements and are interested in applying for this position, please:
Send your CV and cover letter, in English, by 30th July 2021 to
email@example.com , mentioning Regional HR Officer in the subject line.
Include your name in the file name of your application documents, e.g. Maria_Smith_CV.doc.
Submit names and contact details of three references together with your application. Do not attach any certificates or references at this stage of the recruitment process.
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