Job title: Regional Talent Management and Organisational Development Advisor
Job location: World Vision West Africa Regional Office (Dakar-Senegal)
Contact type: Local 2
Contract duration: 1-2 years
Purpose of position:
This role exists to advise the Regional Office in the area of Talent Management, staff development, performance management and Organisational Development (OD), In doing so, the incumbent is expected to:
1) working with the Global Center in implementing global initiatives that represent the vehicles for achieving the talent agenda in the region,
2) assess the West African context to find opportunities that can be harnessed and articulate it in a talent management strategy to guide the agenda in the region.
As a Strategic Partner and under the direction of the Regional P&C Director, the Regional Talent Management and OD Advisor will perform the following responsibilities:
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND TALENT MANAGEMENT
Implements a learning and leadership development frameworks in the Region to enable leadership success across all leadership stages
Contributes to continuity, quality of Regional and National Officies leadership through effective talent management and succession planning – Integrated Talent Management programs & initiatives.
Develops the capacity development strategy for frontline staff in World Vision International West Africa Region (WVI WAR) as well as develops/manages the capacity building programs deriving from the strategy.
Participates in the global workforce planning initiative from a regional perspective and acts as the regional focal point for the gathering and maintaining of Human capital related data.
Implements the Partnership Performance Management program within the Region
DIVERSITY & INCLUSION
Works with region, national offices and GC on diversity & inclusion (D&I) initiatives & D&I Metrics &Reporting
Implements a change management approach that ensures that the Region will move from current state to future desired state in an efficient and effective manner
ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN AND DEVELOPEMNT
Responsible for regional consultancy and advisement in the area of organisational design and development
Ensures a region-wide process is in place for assessing and maintaining high levels of employee engagement.
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:
Educational level required:Masters degree preferably in Human Resources or equivalent
Relevant working experience- At least 5 to 7 years related HR experience – generalist or specialist;
Has managed a sizeable team successfully & has carried responsibility for developing staff.
Has a special interest in diversity & inclusion (D&I) and experience in deploying D&I programs
Senior HR generalist with experience of working in a global environment
Has had project administration experience in a global context
Learning & development auditing skills
Knowledge and/or experience of implementing Talent management, diversity & inclusion programs at major organizations.
Experience with work force planning models or systems
Training design, delivery & measuring impact skills
Excellent interpersonal and marketing skills, willing to challenge the status quo, ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner, passion for excellence, excellent writing and presentation skills combined with meticulous attention to detail and accuracy, team player, influencing & very good organisational abilities; is able to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines. Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities, attend and participate in devotions with a passion for working with children.
Fluent in French and English
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field
Travel: 30% Domestic/international travel is required.