PowerGen Senior People Operations Associate Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

PowerGen Senior People Operations Associate Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

PowerGen Renewable Energy

Sr. People Operations Associate


  • Nairobi

    Employment Type:

  • Permanent

    Job Listed:

  • 02-Oct-2018

    Job Description

    PowerGen Renewable Energy is a micro-grid developer, implementer, and operator in East Africa, reshaping the prevailing rural electrification model in the region. PowerGen is creating an African energy system that utilizes clean, renewable energy and smarter grids to deliver power to all.

    As the Senior People Operations Associate, you will play a critical role in supporting the company’s greatest asset: our people! You will serve as a partner to our teams across all aspects of People Operations (POPS).

    You will be responsible for providing guidance on all POPS functions, procedures and processes and ensuring excellence across the teams within these divisions. You will report to the Vice President of People Operations and work closely across the divisions you support, as well as with other team members in the People Operations Division.

    What You’ll Make Happen:

    All of the teams at PowerGen require strong support from the People Operations Division in order to operate efficiently and successfully. This responsibilities of the Senior People Operations Associate include – but are not limited to:

    Recruitment & Staffing

  • Drive recruitment process for Kenya and new markets
  • Identify, engage, evaluate and recruit candidates for our open positions
  • Creatively source candidates for difficult-to-fill positions
  • Work closely with the teams throughout the search process providing consistent communication both externally and internally
  • Manage contract review and renewal for all employment and service agreements
  • Ensure team needs are met in accordance with regulations and labour law
  • Business Partner & Team Support
  • Serve as a strategic partner to teams developing programs that support team objectives
  • Meet monthly with team leads to consult, share information and provide support
  • Act as an internal expert of POPs policies, procedure and infrastructure
  • Manage employee relations, working closely with managers, providing guidance and assistance with policy interpretation and escalating issues as needed
  • Consistently and accurately update POPS tech systems, and propose improvements as needed to bring greater efficiency
  • Support business strategies and develop action plans
  • Culture & Team Events
  • Champion our culture daily through Values, Themes, events and regular interaction
  • See that culture is pushed forward in new markets
  • Lead development and implementation of team events such as Huddle, All Hands, team building, happy hours and holiday party
  • Launch initiatives based on team feedback and business goals
  • Oversee Employee Handbook and policies for clarity, culture alignment and compliance
  • Talent Management
  • Own employment
    changes in HRIS and documentation
  • Own the onboarding program for all of our new hires
  • Act as ambassador of career development needs and programs
  • Support in roll out of training initiatives and programs, as needed, across the organization
  • Support performance review cycles and process, including ongoing performance support and training interventions as needed
  • Infrastructure & Operations
  • Responsible for insurance policies, such as Medical Insurance, AMREF, etc.
  • Review and update content on the Intranet
  • Ensure compliance, regulatory, and legal responsibilities are followed
  • Oversee cleaner and ensure organization, cleanliness and upkeep of Karen Office
  • Support as needed in new market infrastructure and operations
  • We are looking for someone who will constantly find ways to improve how we work, and not just incremental improvements but also dramatic that can change how we do business.

    What Excites You:

  • Getting 1% better every day through small improvements leading to big successes
  • Building, growing and developing an exceptional team of leaders across all functions
  • A fast-paced environment where constant change is the norm and individual initiative-taking is encouraged
  • Having autonomy to implement your creative solutions – not just coming up with ideas, but possessing the commitment and skill to implement them
  • Passion for organization, details, and precision in all you do

    You Already Have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in human resources or related field, Master’s preferred
  • 4 – 6 years’ demonstrated progressive experience in HR
  • Experience with recruitment process from administrative to executive at an organization
  • Conversant with Kenyan Labour Law
    Certification in HR
  • Experience with HRIS, leave system or other HR technology system
  • Fluent in Swahili and English

    Benefits and Compensation

  • Competitive annual compensation
  • Annual holiday bonus
  • Medical insurance
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Professional development opportunities
  • internally and externally
  • Individualized career development
  • Performance feedback and open-door company culture
  • Team building and company-wide events
  • Opportunity to work with a dynamic team of brilliant people passionate about electrifying East Africa!

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 8th November 2018
  • For more information and job application details, see; PowerGen Senior People Operations Associate Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya

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