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People & Culture Officer - Recruitment

Job Description

Purpose of the position:

Provide timely recruitment for WVK programs including grants and emergency response projects to promote child wellbeing outcomes.

Major Responsibilities:

Recruitment, selection and placement (50%)

  • Identify hiring needs and ensure timely staffing for WVK programs

  • Implement workforce plans and develop appropriate staffing solutions

  • Coordinate local recruitment for project start-ups and scale ups

  • Identify and fill staffing needs emerging from grant scale ups

  • Ensure timely job changes and movements across the organization

  • Advertise positions internally and/or externally

  • Maintain professional networks for headhunts and referrals

  • Receive, review job applications and conduct interviews in collaboration with Technical experts and Hiring Managers

  • Conduct reference checks and negotiate pay package for successful candidates

  • Coordinate with Organizational Development Officer to ensure new staff receive proper orientation and induction

  • Track contract dates and ensure that confirmations, renewals, extensions, staff movements and separations are initiated on time.

  • Participate in the review of the recruitment policy and procedures to ensure effectiveness of selection techniques and recruitment processes.

  • Maintain an updated candidate pool of qualified candidates.

Emergency Management Service (15%)

  • Participate in capacity building initiatives by the National Rapid Disaster Management Team

  • Guide Line managers on application of deployment guidelines

  • Facilitate function leads to prepare/adapt JDs/TORs which include all responsibilities to meet emergency performance objectives

  • In collaboration with HEA Manager/Emergency Response Manager monitor local deployment terms including completion of an end of deployment appraisal

  • Ensure communication of P&C response activities to NO, RO & GC P&C and stakeholders

Grants Management Service (15%)

  • Actively participate in the Go/No go grant acquisition and proposal development process

  • Ensure alignment of grant positions to the approved structure

  • Support technical teams to develop job descriptions for new positions and ensure that they are subjected to hay evaluation

  • Participate in the grant tracker meetings; providing grant staffing updates and making follow ups

Assess information on upcoming grants to determine need for review of current procedures and policies to ensure strategic positioning.

Reporting (5%)

  • Provide elaborate and timely reports i.e. interview reports, recruitment status reports and grant tracker report

  • Update Line Managers on recruitment status for their regions or departments

Collaboration, Networks & Capacity building (10%)

  • Facilitate and/or engage in capacity building sessions for Regional /ADP P & C staff

  • Participate in roll out and implementation of P & C initiatives, policies and procedures.

  • Participate in timely management of recruitment related conflicts and disputes

  • Provide recruitment expertise to Regional SMTs & P & C staff

  • Participate in committees and taskforces, as assigned

  • Participation in Inter agency workgroups and other Networks

Other duties (5%) Any other duties as may be assigned by the Supervisor or their designee.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Must have a university degree in Human Resource Management or related

  • A minimum of four years’ experience in human resources

  • Must be conversant with the local and international labor legislations

  • Experienced in recruiting, interviewing and conducting job evaluations.

  • Have knowledge of HR information system, including computer applications.

  • Experienced in cross-cultural environment.

  • Must be a member of IHRM with Practicing Certificate.

Other Required Competencies/Attributes:

  • Ability to collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams

  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills

  • Strong communications and inter-personal skills

  • Understanding of business needs and drivers and ability to deliver value added solutions