COUNTRY PEOPLE (HR) MANAGER (HR BUSINESS PARTNER)
BASED IN THIES, SENEGAL
Come be the Change that Africa needs!
Since 1944, Heifer International has helped more than 36 million families lift themselves out of hunger and poverty.
Our goal is to help families achieve living incomes, which will allow them to feed their families daily, educate all their children; and have proper housing, water, hygiene, and other essential resource. When many families gain this new sustainable income, it brings new opportunities for building schools, creating agricultural cooperatives, forming community savings, and funding small businesses.
Heifer Senegal’s contribution to the Global 10 million households target is to help 200,000 of Heifer Africa’s 6.745 million households achieve sustainable living income by 2030. Heifer Senegal envisions a country where people are self-reliant and live in harmony within a healthy natural environment enabling them to earn a living income, and to enhance nutrition through integrated pro-poor wealth creating value chains. Heifer Senegal is shifting from traditional production, linking production to markets and for nutrition. In the next ten years, the country program seeks to build it market focus, strengthen production for nutrition, reinforced social capital and improve partnership.
It is for these reasons Heifer Senegal is looking for a dynamic, flexible and results focused People Business Partner to fill the role of Country People (HR) Manager. The position holder will support Heifer’s strategic objectives by managing the People Function in the country office of Senegal as well as contributing to the Africa People Strategy via a matrix management structure.
Are you excited to join the diverse and passionate team and help save lives and increase sustainable living Income to small holder farmers?
Reporting Directly to the Heifer Senegal Country Director with a matrix reporting relationship to the Africa People Director, the position holder, will actively engage in business strategy development and contextualisation, assist business and senior management to identify the emerging people issues, and support organizational change processes as well as broker HR solutions for country programmatic impact. The role will further, develop and coordinate the implementation of the people strategy for Heifer Senegal in line with the business strategy and the group people strategy.
The role will foster a customer service culture, coordinate with external and internal customers of the HR function and deliver HR services as per the expected standards. Therefore, the role will also provide operational leadership in the areas of performance management, talent management, recruitment, reward, health and safety, learning and development, organizational development, and HR business processes.
You will be a university graduate with significant HR training and 8-10 years experience, 5 of which will be in managing HR function in a dynamic organization. To meet the diverse needs of this role, you will have a strong strategic HR operation, customer service orientation; flexibility, ability to prioritize competing demands, good project management, and interpersonal skills backed with the ability to work within a team, and autonomously. You will have good computer skills and previous experience in developing teams and working with senior leaders. Knowledge of legal employment obligations in line with the national labor law will be an added advantage. Experience working in an International/Multinational private sector, NGO, and/or governmental environment will be an added advantage.
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The closing date for receiving applications is 30/06/2022. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunity employer and female candidates are also encouraged to apply.