World Vision Associate Director - People & Culture - Human Resource - Jobs in Kenya

World Vision Associate Director - People & Culture - Human Resource - Jobs in Kenya


Purpose of Position

The Associate Director - People & Culture (P & C) will provide support to the P & C Director in staff management, implementation of Human Resource Strategies and effective delivery of HR services ensuring high quality, accuracy and consistency of work.

Major Responsibilities

Team management

  • Ensure strong and positive leadership is provided to People & Culture Team including P & C Regional Business Partners.
  • Develop a system to ensure that quality of work done by the People & Culture Team is regularly reviewed, appraised and corrective action taken when necessary.
  • Ensure effective performance management for direct report and provide input in the performance management of indirect reports.
  • Ensure continuous professional development for the People & Culture Team.

    People and Culture Policy Development and Implementation,

  • Contribute to the development of People and Culture Policies, Systems, Procedures and Processes.
  • Support P & C Director in the contextualization of key Partnership policies to ensure they are aligned with the local labour laws and best practices.
  • Advise and provide support to all staff on P & C policies and procedures for better understanding and clarity.

    People & Culture Reports, Metrics and Innovation,

  • Design, create, implement and maintain People and Culture Dashboards and reports.
  • Analyze trends and statistics of P & C data and provide recommendations to management.
  • Work closely with the finance team to determine and manage annual department budget.
  • Ensure alignment of organizational data management and record keeping strategies with technology.
  • Ensure WVK gets best value for the money with all HR service providers.

    Manpower Planning & Staff Development

  • Co - create plans that ensure the organization has the right resource, capability and talent to achieve immediate and strategic ambitions.
  • Support P & C Director on initiatives including capacity development and knowledge building.
  • Promote and advocate for Coaching for
  • Performance (CFP) within the context of the extended Senior Management Team (SMT).
  • Partner with Regional Managers and Unit managers to build capacity of people managers in coaching and mentoring of staff.
  • Facilitate training to people managers and staff on P & C policies and process.
  • Advise, coach and provide first line support to line managers in the implementation of staff development initiatives
  • Proactively support performance counselling,
    employee grievances and disciplinary issues as required

    Employee Relations & Staff care,

  • Develop and ensure implementation of effective reward management and remuneration strategies that promote talent acquisition, retention, motivation and improved productivity.
  • Advocate for and challenge People managers to create a work environment that promotes work-life balance.
  • Support managers to maintain positive staff relations, coaching and practical support to staff.
  • Proactively identify and handle employee relations issues with a focus on conflict resolution while ensuring fair and consistent treatment of employees.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Masters degree in Human Resource Management/Development, Business Administration (Human Resource Management), Organizational Management, Public Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized University
  • Minimum ten years’ experience in human capital management of which five must be in a senior management position: Prior experience in a management/supervisory role required.
  • Full membership to the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM) with a current practicing certificate is a must;
  • Active membership of other relevant professional bodies is an added advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal relation skills.
  • Good knowledge & understanding of the labour laws in Kenya.
  • Proven broad – based experience in leadership, strategic management and results based management in human resources matters.
  • Complete compatibility with WV's Mission, ethos, policies and core values.
  • Possess cross-cultural sensitivity, knowledge and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures.
  • Experience in INGO.
  • Skills in Conflict Management and Dispute Resolution.
  • Knowledge and understanding of how to conduct investigations into employee conduct.
  • Knowledge of best and current HR practices and approaches.
  • Ability to develop and manage the HR department’s annual budget.
  • Change management capabilities and experience.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 23rd May 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Associate Director - People & Culture - Human Resource - Jobs in Kenya

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