People & Culture Officer - Recruitment
Purpose of the position:
Provide timely recruitment for WVK programs including grants and emergency response projects to promote child wellbeing outcomes.
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.
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