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Senior Recruiter & Head-Hunter for JobnetAfrica , South Africa

Do you have an in-depth knowledge of the African recruitment space and a passion for recruitment head-hunting and/or executive search? Have you placed candidates across the continent? Do you love pampering your clients and making sure they hire the best professionals in the field? Do you go the extra mile? Are the answers to these questions YES? Then become part of our enthusiastic team of Africa recruitment specialists!

JobnetAfrica is looking for a Recruiter / head-hunter / executive search specialist with full cycle experience, to join our pan-African JobnetAfrica team. We recruit, headhunt and offer HR Consultancy services for international companies across a wide range of sectors throughout Africa. Our team members are either based in Africa, or have extensive Africa living and working experience. This makes us the partner of choice for companies looking for talent for their companies in Africa.

As our new team member, you are responsible for:
• Taking on new assignments, obtained by our sales crew
• Conducting a thorough briefing with the client on the organisation and role(s)
• Advising the client on the options and introduce inventive ways to look at the process
• Managing online outings and timelines together with our content manager
• Taking on the search and selection process, using existing and upcoming ways of finding talent
• Conduction (mostly online) interviews and writing interview reports
• Proposing of shortlists to the client
• Support the hiring and onboarding process with the client
• Close the assignment
• After care on both the candidates and the clients

Other tasks:
• Helping designing and implementing the overall recruiting strategy
• Collaborating with the sales and management team

Requirements:
• Proven work experience as an international Recruiter in Africa (either an in-house recruiter or a staffing agency recruiter), with experience in multiple sectors
• Solid ability to conduct different types of interviews (structured, competency-based, stress etc)
• Hands on experience with various selection processes (phone interviewing, reference check etc)
• Familiarity with Candidate Management Systems (CMS) and Linkedin recruiter
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong decision-making skills
• Has SA nationality or valid work permit

Personality we are looking for:
• Independent worker, that loves to be part of a growing team and company
• Thrives on successes, pushing for placements
• Friendly nature, keeping your calm when things move slow
• Has to be flexible, not everything always goes the way we want it to go
• Show initiative, there is lots to be taken on and streamlined

We offer:
• A fixed basic salary plus incentives at successful placement
• Flexibility, you can work from home and / or our office in Johannesburg
• A very challenging and demanding job with a great lifestyle!!

Expiring: Feb 11, 2021
HR Director in Ghana , Ghana

Also known as HR Manager or Head of HR.

The main responsibility of the HR Director is to enable a high performance culture by driving and developing a strategic people perspective through the management team and in collaboration with managers. This is achieved through structured and proactive HR work creating conditions for top performing employees contributing to business objectives. Ensuring that policies and processes are defined, implemented and maintained to meet the demands of a changing business environment.

Competencies

Strategic HR organisational development
- Developing the HR plan and strategy for the Business Unit also ensuring implementation and follow up.
- Succession and Management Planning
- Carrying out workforce planning to make sure competences are meeting business demands
- Developing and implementing policies, procedures
- Create an HR Business Plan together with the managing director
- Contributing to the business plan and strategy of the business unit
- Working with organizational development by adapting the company structure to business needs
- Bringing HR perspective to the management team

Strategic HR Development
- Creating and developing the main tools, processes and ways of working with Human Resources for the organization, also considering support of managers
- Implementing and maintaining the company's global HR-processes
- Attracting, recruiting and retaining competent people in a systematic way
- Creating a strong employer brand

HR Administration and Support
- Making sure HR related reporting, controlling, and other administrative processes are running
- Making sure the operations have a proper Compensations and Benefit structure
- Preparing of budget for the department
- Handling conflicts and mediating when needed.

Organizational Change Management
- Supporting the Business in Change Management initiatives and projects
- Ensuring good execution of change for the organization and business when needed

Manage HR Compliance
- Ensurin compliance of the organization’s policies, HR legislations, safety regulations, collective agreements and guidelines, BU policies, and also labour relations
- Working with Works Council and unions
- Making sure of proper management of terminations

Manage the HR team (HR, SRS and Health & Safety)
- Motivating, managing and leading the team towards timely and high quality service with good employee satisfaction
- Coaching individuals to improve the daily work and employee satisfaction
- Conducting and acting upon personal development talks, succession planning, employee satisfaction surveys and competence and performance management
- Establishing a meeting structure where information is shared and exchanged, performance is followed-up, and improvements take place
- Ensuring that there is a remuneration system in place that motivates the staff and that is working according to the set principles, values and strategy

Health & Safety Development
- Ensuring and supporting implementation of safety and health regulations, procedures and policies in daily work
- Creating and safeguarding a safe, sustainable and healthy work environment for all employees
- Supporting the work with continuous improvements regarding safety and health

Qualification and Experiences
- A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in HR Management or similar. A Master’s degree will be an added advantage
- At least 10 years’ of experience working in an HR management role
- Exposure working in a multicultural and multinational environment
- Being able to implement organizational HR practices and policies
- Extensive managerial and leadership experience preferably in the business to business industry.

Are you interested in becoming an HR Director in Ghana? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jan 08, 2021
Head of HR in Ghana , Ghana

Reporting to: Country Head – Ghana, People Board Rep – Region
Base: Ghana (Accra) with regular travel to Kumasi

Background:
The HR function focuses on keeping the staff on board and to work next to the business on areas of creating organisational change, staff engagement, providing learning platforms and supporting restructuring projects. Maximize the potential of individuals is one of the main goals, just as working towards the objective to provide a good future for farmers and the cocoa supply chain.

The Ghana Head of HR role
The new Head of HR is responsible for ensuring there is an effective and proactive HR service to the business. The new Head of HR will lead a team that has a daily responsibility for all areas of HR and all businesses in Ghana. You will also be coaching and leading a high performing HR team. You will be part of the Ghana Steering committee and together with the businesses you will be advising on change management, learning and development, engagement and all areas of HR.

Detailed Responsibilities:

HR:
- Develop and drive the People Plan and budget for the company including leading change management projects, possible restructuring of business entities.
- Develop and manage a high performing HR team in Ghana.
- Being the first point of contact for senior management and deal with all HR related issues including coaching, appraisals, contracts, recruitment, learnig and development and mentoring.
- Being the first point of contact for expat issues
- Manage the Payroll for the expats and senior management Team
- Support the HR Teams and manage employee relations issues
- Provide HR reports to senior management on a regular basis
- Recognize internal talent
- Providing coaching for senior managers
- Provide guidance and advice to the company's Nigerian office

Internal and external communication:
- Develop the overall internal communication and staff engagement
- Writing all the communication and scripts for senior management
- Working with the Director of Africa to develop contributions for newsletter
- Driving the editorial for the internal magazine and coaching and overseeing the production
- Coordinating external PR activities

Office management and administration of the office based in Accra:
- Overseeing the administration of the office based in Accra and the office management team
- Working together with the Office Manager to make sure everything is in order regarding the Accra office, visitor apartments and expat housing

Qualifications/Requirements:

Key Skills/Experience:
 Ideally a degree in HR, Business or Social Studies
 At least 10 years of relevant experience within an HR Management within a global business
 Strong interpersonal skills
 Ability to provide and recommend commercially focused solutions to the business
 Experience with change management projects
 Demonstrated ability to work in a developing country, experience in a multicultural environment with an understanding of the company's challenges in terms of recruitment and retention of staff.
 Able to deliver high quality work within the given deadlines; Being results oriented
 Being creative with a strong sense of service to our employees

Are you interested in becoming a Head of HR in Ghana? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jan 08, 2021
French-Speaking Independent HR Consultant , West Africa

French-Speaking Independent HR Consultant (Talent Pool)
JobnetAfrica HR Consultancy Services specializes in International Human Resource Solutions in Africa. Conducting business across borders requires a special set of skills and cultural awareness. Our consultants have a broad understanding of HR as well as extensive Africa experience, allowing them to bridge the gap between cultures. Our clients are international companies who engage us for our specialist HR knowledge. We contribute towards their HR (change) programs, provide them with temporarily work-load reduction and give an independent 3rd party assessment on HR issues.

JobnetAfrica is currently looking to replenish our talent pool with Independent HR Consultants who:
 Live in West-Africa, preferably in the capital area,
 Have lived/ studied/ worked in Europe or the USA for at least 10 years,
 Have 3-10 years of international HR work experience,
 Hold a Bachelor or Master degree in Human Resources, Organizational Psychology or Business Administration from a university in Europe or the USA,
 Are fluent in French both spoken & written, as well as English.

Doing an assignment through JobnetAfrica means you can concentrate on what you do best and leave the rest to us! We will:
 Take care of marketing and business development,
 Use our strong brand name and our vast client-base to secure assignments,
 Help you write proposals, or write them for you, and negotiate fees with clients,
 Take care of the financial administration.

If you’re interested in working for JobnetAfrica as an Independent HR Consultant, apply here (add hyperlink). Please add a short summary with the type of HR assignments you are looking for, your fee expectations as well as your LinkedIn profile!

If you’d like to know more about the talent pool before applying, please contact Hedwig Rovers, Manager HR Consultancy Services: Hedwig@jobnetafrica.com

Are you interested in becoming a French-Speaking Independent HR Consultant ? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Expiring: Jan 10, 2020
Head of People Operations and Administration , Kenya

BitPesa (www.bitpesa.co) is a cutting-edge online payment platform that leverages Blockchain settlement to significantly lower the cost and increase the speed of business payments to, from and within sub-Saharan Africa. BitPesa's clients range from African businesses and multinational companies paying suppliers as far as China and Dubai to international remittance companies using our API services for white-label payments to dozens of bank networks and mobile money operators across Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Senegal, Ghana, and the DRC.

Our diverse team of 60 employees spans across Nairobi, Lagos, Dakar, London, Madrid and Luxembourg and includes former employees of Barclay’s, Credit Suisse, Wells Fargo, Moneygram, Deloitte Consulting, and PwC. We have raised $10 million in funding from institutional investors including Greycroft Partners, Draper Associates, Pantera Capital, and Digital Currency Group.

Job Summary:
BitPesa has grown from 20 to 60 employees in the past year and is seeking a skilled and professional Human Resources manager to help ensure that we recruit, retain, and develop the best talent possible! We are looking for a highly-motivated self-starter who will plan, implement, and evaluate employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices.

Key Responsibilities:

Recruitment, Hiring and Onboarding:
- Lead recruitment and hiring strategy, manage all aspects of applicant tracking system (ATS), interview and selection process, and relationships and communication with external recruitment partners.
- Manage full cycle recruitment process from job requisition to sourcing strategy, to phone screening candidates and interview design.
- Partner with leaders across the organization to proactively identify staffing needs and build a readily available talent pipeline.
- Design and manage employee onboarding experience ensuring new staff are equipped with the knowledge, skills and relationships to rapidly integrate into BitPesa’s culture.
- Conduct follow up and check in session with managers and new employees to ensure new employees settle into the organization well.
- Maintain employee benefits programs; recommend benefit programs to management; direct the processing of benefit claims; obtain and evaluate benefit contract bids; award benefit contracts.
- Consult legal counsel to ensure that policies and employment contracts comply with federal and state law in the different jurisdictions that the organization operates in.
- Conduct investigations; represent organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.

HR Administration, Compensation and Benefits:
- Maintain management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
- Maintain historical and current human resource records
- Manage Administrative Assistants in the different jurisdictions (UK, Kenya, Nigeria, and Senegal)
- Investigate accidents and prepare reports for insurance carrier. Appoint members of the safety committee. Coordinate Safety Committee meetings and act as Safety Director.

Performance & Development:
- Ensure managers set targets and goals for direct reports and coordinate mid-year and end-year performance review sessions across the organization.
- Plan and monitor development and training opportunities that deliver value to the BitPesa team.
- Implement procedures and policies for succession planning.

Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Human Resource Management and Administration
- Excellent interpersonal, communications, public speaking, and presentation skills
- Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints
- Ability to work under pressure
- Ability to work among diverse cultures
- Excellent management qualities such as strong work ethic, trustworthiness, self-confidence and the ability to delegate responsibilities
- Good problem solving skills
- Good organisational skills
- Must be able to speak and communicate in English and ideally French fluently
- Strong computer skills and ability to use Microsoft Package i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Profile of Ideal Candidate:
- You embody the values on which BitPesa is built: teamwork, excellence, flexibility and creativity, passion and integrity.
- You are passionate about recruiting high quality talent and retaining and engaging employees.
- You are self-motivated and resourceful, having a keen ability to think and act innovatively, while taking full ownership of responsibilities.
- You are able to work in a fast-paced environment displaying ambition and eagerness to learn and achieve success.
- You are personable, an active listener, and effective communicator who is capable of cultivating relationships with people of diverse backgrounds.
- You are process driven, creating structure through implementing systems and procedures.

Compensation:
This position has a competitive salary and full health benefits.

References:
Shortlisted candidates must be willing to provide a minimum of two references.

Are you interested in becoming a Head of People Operations and Administration in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

Note: This is a job advertisement, applications will be forwarded to the employer for selection. JobnetAfrica believes all applicants should get feedback, good or bad, but are not further involved in the recruitment for this particular vacancy.

Expiring: Jul 19, 2018
Team Leader / Change manager , East Africa

For an upcoming programme in Somaliland, Mott MacDonald is looking for an experienced TEAM LEADER.

Background of the programme
The public servants in Somaliland are supported by the Civil Service Commission and the Civil Service Institute. These organisations provide services in the field of HR and Personal Development. The Government of Somaliland is currently preparing a Civil Service Strengthening Project with support from the World Bank. The project has the following objectives:
- Review and improve HR policies, processes and procedures for recruitment, HR management and evaluation of performance.
- Support the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on HR related tasks for all positions under the Talent Management Programme (TMP), including support for preparation of TOR for consultants on HR related assignments, job descriptions for TMP and project related positions, recruitment, selection, contracting, on-boarding and performance appraisal.
- Support development and implementation of an institutional development strategy for strengthening HR capacity in line ministries.
- Support Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and CSC to establish and operate a Graduate Recruitment and Talent Management Program (GRTMP).

Job Description

Tasks of the Team Leader
- Lead the development and implementation of the HR firm work plan.
- Responsible for meeting the outputs in the TOR.
- Responsible for reporting on the TMP performance.
- Assisting the recruitment process to establish the TMP in the CSC.
- Assist to identify priority positions within key ministries and agencies.
- Lead on the strategic aspects of the HR firm work plan, such as advising and assisting the CSC with appropriate processes to source, recruit, select, place and maintain suitable TMP recruits into priority positions and the development of a strategy for strengthening of HR line units, assist in building teams in the civil service and establishing professional cadres.
- The specialist will be responsible for overall transfer of knowledge to the counterpart.

Candidate Specification

Requirements
- A minimum of Master’s Degree with specialization on HR/public administration or relevant field; minimum experience of 10 years in government HR processes including in similar environments.
- Shall be responsible for timely submission of the reports.
- Experience working in a post conflict environment.

Expiring: Oct 03, 2016
HR Business Process Expert , East Africa

For an upcoming programme in Somaliland, Mott MacDonald is looking for an experienced HR Business Process Expert.

Background of the programme
The public servants in Somaliland are supported by the Civil Service Commission and the Civil Service Institute. These organisations provide services in the field of HR and Personal Development. The Government of Somaliland is currently preparing a Civil Service Strengthening Project with support from the World Bank. The project has the following objectives:
- Review and improve HR policies, processes and procedures for recruitment, HR management and evaluation of performance.
- Support the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on HR related tasks for all positions under the Talent Management Programme (TMP), including support for preparation of TOR for consultants on HR related assignments, job descriptions for TMP and project related positions, recruitment, selection, contracting, on-boarding and performance appraisal.
- Support development and implementation of an institutional development strategy for strengthening HR capacity in line ministries.
- Support Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and CSC to establish and operate a Graduate Recruitment and Talent Management Program (GRTMP).

Job Description

Tasks of the HR Business Process Expert
- Lead support in the areas of HR policies, systems, processes and practices as stated in the terms of reference.
- Ensure that all fields relevant to HR policies and processes are delivered including recruitment and promotion policies and procedures, performance management policies and procedures, training policy and programs, compensation and benefits, personnel welfare and leave, occupational health and safety, civil service legal framework issues, and grievance management in the civil service, etc.

Candidate Specification

Requirements
- Master’s Degree in HRM/public administration or relevant field; minimum experience of 7 years in HRM practice.
- Experience working in a post conflict environment.

Expiring: Oct 03, 2016
Talent Management & Recruitment Specialist a.i. , East Africa

For an upcoming programme in Somaliland, Mott MacDonald is looking for an experienced TALENT MANAGEMENT AND RECRUITMENT SPECIALIST a.i.

Background of the programme
The public servants in Somaliland are supported by the Civil Service Commission and the Civil Service Institute. These organisations provide services in the field of HR and Personal Development. The Government of Somaliland is currently preparing a Civil Service Strengthening Project with support from the World Bank. The project has the following objectives:
- Review and improve HR policies, processes and procedures for recruitment, HR management and evaluation of performance.
- Support the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on HR related tasks for all positions under the Talent Management Programme (TMP), including support for preparation of TOR for consultants on HR related assignments, job descriptions for TMP and project related positions, recruitment, selection, contracting, on-boarding and performance appraisal.
- Support development and implementation of an institutional development strategy for strengthening HR capacity in line ministries.
- Support Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and CSC to establish and operate a Graduate Recruitment and Talent Management Program (GRTMP).

Job Description

Tasks of the Talent Management and Recruitment Specialist
- Assist and advise the CSC team in the identification, shortlisting, selection, onboarding, training, coaching and support to TMP recruits in ministries and agencies and assist in the establishment of the overall graduate recruitment and talent management program.
- Lead performance appraisal of TMP staff and their teams;
- Support development of HR units in line ministries. The specialist(s) will be responsible for transfer of knowledge in this area to CSC counterparts.
- Support the CSC to manage career trajectories of TMP staff and their teams including appropriate training, on-the-job coaching and mentoring.

Candidate Specification

Requirements
- Master’s Degree in HR/public administration or related field;
- At least 7 years of experience in public sector organizational learning, development and coaching programs;
- Knowledge and experience in implementing graduate recruitment/internship programs in the public sector;
- Experience working in a post conflict environment

Expiring: Oct 02, 2016

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