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Recruitment Manager in Rwanda , Rwanda

Description
Job Title: Recruitment Manager

Reports to: Director of People and Culture

Group/Department: University of Global Health Equity (UGHE)

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

Organizational Profile:

University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) is a new kind of university focused on training the next generation of global leaders in health care delivery. The university launched in Rwanda in September 2015 with its flagship degree program: the Master of Science in Global Health Delivery. Through an academic experience uniquely rooted in the values of equity, students are empowered to both ease suffering at the bedside and drive transformational, systemic changes to the health system.

UGHE is an initiative of Partners In Health (PIH), an internationally recognized non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. In over nearly three decades of operating alongside public sectors in countries around the world, PIH has developed a model to deliver high quality health care to some of the world’s most marginalized communities. Nowhere has this impact been more profound than in Rwanda, where Inshuti Mu Buzima—PIH’s sister organization—and our government partners have driven innovation for a decade.

Members of the UGHE community are tenacious and resolute in our drive to attain social justice, make common cause with those in needed, listen to and learn from others, and operate with honesty and humility as we uphold academic integrity and intellectual curiosity. The University of Global Health Equity seeks individuals committed to these values to join the team.

Position Overview

The Recruitment Manager will oversee all aspects of recruitment and onboarding for staff. Working closely with the HR Management Team reporting to the Director of People and Culture, the Recruitment Manager will support the HR organizational goals by coordinating high-priority recruitment needs and building systems and structures for tracking, analyzing, and reporting outcomes. The Recruitment Manager will lead the onboarding process for new hires and provide advice and support to Hiring Managers to ensure procedures are being executed in a timely and effective manner.

Responsibilities

Recruitment and onboarding
- Work with the HR Management team to strategize human capital needs and create staffing plans;
- Coordinate recruitment, hiring, and onboarding of new UGHE positions including Rwanda-based, US-based and remote.
- Support job postings via internal recruitment software, liaisoning closely with Hiring Managers and Partners in Health's central HR team in Boston;
- Develop procedures and strategies for optimizing recruitment, providing high-level reviews and reports analyzing current systems to be briefed to the HR Management Team and Senior Managers;
- Coordinate recruitment efforts with external firms as needed;
- Conduct orientation and training programs for new employees and semi-annual performance reviews of existing employees;
- As a member of a dynamic start-up Human Resources team, work on other priority projects as needed.

Consultant, Fellow, and Intern Support
- Draft and execute contracts with external consultants and collaborators including adjunct faculty, fellowship positions, and interns
- Advertise contract opportunities;
- Onboard contractors and liaise with staff members to create cohesion across teams

Qualifications
At least 4 years of human resource experience in a senior level position required
Master’s or advanced degree in Human Resources or related field preferred
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with professionals at all levels in diverse settings; must be flexible, reliable, responsive, and resourceful
Prior experience in leading high-level recruitment campaigns, including managing international recruitment efforts, as well experience with processes related to on-boarding
Previous experience working in an academic field preferred
Ability to design and implement administrative processes and systems, both independently and as part of a team
Excellent written and oral communication with outstanding Kinyarwanda and English proficiency
Great attention to detail
Strong ability to understand and manage data
Integrity and respect for confidentiality of HR records is a must
Adaptability to work in a rapidly changing environment and flexibility with schedules
Experience with hiring software and Microsoft Powerpoint a plus
Commitment to global health and social justice

Are you interested in becoming a Recruitment Manager in Rwanda? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Nov 22, 2018
Team Leader - Water & Sanitation in Egypt , Egypt

Job Profile
Mott MacDonald is committed to improving people’s lives through creating and delivering tailored development solutions. We work in developing countries to alleviate poverty, establish good governance, and increase access, capacity and resilience in healthcare, education, water, sanitation, transportation, infrastructure and renewable energy – while safeguarding the environment and promoting human rights and gender equity.

To strengthen our water and sanitation international development team we are looking for an experienced Water/wastewater Team Leader who can lead a project based Technical Assistance team in Egypt, taking management responsibility for team activities and outputs and ensuring that all TA team members perform their tasks to the required standard.

Job Description
Leading a Water/Wastewater Technical Assistance team, based in Egypt, taking management responsibility for team activities and outputs and ensuring that all TA team members perform their tasks to the required standard:
- Advise and assist in all aspects of assessment of water and sanitation services delivery
- Advise and assist the Project Director regarding coordination of project activities and customer relationship management, as well as potential business development activities in the region
- Manage the preparation of detailed engineering designs and associated contract and procurement documents
- Management the implementation of construction works/procurement plan;
- Preparation of capital investment plans,
- Develop and implement overall Program capacity building plan and materials;
- Maintain liaison with relevant stakeholders and agencies
- Take overall responsibility for preparing a consolidated annual work plan and budget
- Develop a Project Implementation Manual as a set of guidelines for project implementation
- Take charge of implementation and supervision of project quality control system;
- Supervise and update the project monitoring and evaluation system

Candidate Specification
The Team Leader must have Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent qualifications, a Master degree or PhD would be an advantage.
They should have at least 20 years of professional experience in water and sanitation and in international development projects.
The Team Leader should have a proven track record in leading large consultancy projects, in project/programme management, technical advisory services and experience with capacity building and institutional reform.
Experience in the Middle East/North Africa is an advantage, as well as knowledge of Arabic, would be an advantage

Are you interested in becoming a Team Leader - Water & Sanitation in Egypt? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Nov 22, 2018
Sr. Account Manager in Morocco , Morocco

As a Senior Account Manager you will be responsible for the account management team in the appointed market, managing and motivating people in your team. You will be responsible for the account management of some of the hotels in the area. You create quantity and quality reports on results and performance for information support to Booking.com BV. You advise hotels about information on the Booking.com website, and provide them the (initial) training on how to use Booking.com BV‘s system. You will be reporting to the Area Manager in improving hotel availability and supply and supporting Booking.com BV in meeting the demands of the visitors on the Booking.com website.

This full time position will be based in our Casablanca office office.

Main Responsibilities

- Manage a team of Account Managers Hotels in Casablanca;
- Provide constant feedback and support to your team members;
- Hold regular meetings, 1:1’s, performance and appraisal reviews;
- Direct account management for hotels in an appointed region
- Visit the important hotels;
- Responsible for area coverage;
- Support Booking.com BV’s-strategy for hotel availability and supply within appointed region
- Promote the Booking.com BV brand name and its online reservation services to hotels;
- Liaison person for hotels to contact when they have questions;
- Providing hotels with information and advice by mail and email, including follow-ups;
- Accompany and train hotels on how to use Booking.com BV’s extranet and rates & availability system;
- Support hotels with regards to Booking.com BV’s system;
- Liaise with hotels on allotment, availability and supply;
- Organize and coordinate Tourist Trade Fair visits to liaise with hotels;
- You will also need to be versatile and adapt quickly to the latest guidelines from Booking.com BV.

Required Skills

- 2-4 years of experience in a comparable management function;
- Fluent in French, English & Arabic;
- Affinity/experience within e-travel and/or hotel/travel industry;
- Pro-active, sense of responsibility, friendly and ability to work independently;
- Quick and resourceful, flexible, accurate, strong analytical skills and an eye for detail;
- Great face-to-face and telephone communication skills;
- Team player, motivated and enjoys to work in e-travel and hospitality;
- Business focused;
- Positive attitude;
- University background preferred;
- Driver’s license;
- Availability to travel 50% of the time;
- You are a Moroccan national.

Please note only English CVs and applications will be accepted.

Are you interested in becoming a Sr. Account Manager in Morocco? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Nov 22, 2018
Camp Manager in South Sudan , South Sudan

We are looking for highly qualified, self-motivated Camp Manager who is able to work with diverse teams of both national and international staff as well as local government authorities, UN agencies, I/NGOs and other partners under difficult, stressful and sometimes insecure conditions.

Who are we?

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) in conjunction with Danish Demining Group (DDG) has been operating in South Sudan since 2005 initially concentrating on providing safe and supportive conditions for refugees returning from neighboring countries after the Comprehensive Peace Agreement was signed.

In 2012 - 2013, DRC opened its operations in Upper Nile and Unity States to respond to the large influx of refugees coming from Blue Nile State and South Kordofan (Sudan). In addition to the refugee response and since 2014, DRC has been then actively engaged in responding to the humanitarian needs of IDPs affected by the internal conflict through the provision of integrated approaches.

With a total of 450 national staff, 50 expatriate staff, we are currently implementing multi-sectorial interventions through the provision of humanitarian services focused on CCCM, Protection, SGBV, FSL, Shelter and Infrastructure to both internally displaced persons and refugees across 5 field sites (Ajuong Thok, Bentiu, Maban, Malakal and Aburoc).

Purpose of the post

The camp manager is responsible for Coordination of Assistance and General services delivery at camp level. S/he ensures the establishment of effective and representative camp governance structures and promotion of beneficiary participation in decision making and implementation of camp affairs; ensures sound information management incorporating monitoring and feedback systems; facilitates effective communication with camp population, and oversees operation, care and maintenance of relevant camp infrastructure

Responsibilities:

PROMOTE BENEFICIARY PARTICIPATION IN CAMP AFFAIRS

- Create awareness to the population on democratic representation and facilitate elections of camp leaders and representatives.
- Facilitate establishment of camp committees whose members are representative of the camp population, with a specific technical or cross-cutting sector focus and cutting across agencies: Protection, -Shelter, WASH, etc. and ensuring that representation takes into account Persons with Special Needs –Elderly, Women at risk, Youth, Living with Disabilities, etc
- Facilitate and coordinate formal meetings and dialogue sessions with both community representatives and elected leaders.
- Ensure the organizing of different community sectors in the camp to facilitate and address needs of the affected population (Womens Group, Safety and Security, Youth Groups, Education, Elderly etc.)
- Develop the capacity of camp leaders, committee members and Interest groups through training, Focused Group discussions, peers sessions and dialogue sessions.
- Ensuring that camp management feedback procedures and complaints mechanisms are in place, and forums are conducted for the camp population.

PROMOTION AND FACILITATION OF CAMP SERVICES

- Facilitate the establishment of and support the running of Youth Recreational Activities including sports.
- Promote and facilitate community development and enjoyment Cultural Activities
- Facilitate peace and reconciliation initiatives among camp residents and/or camp residents and host community.
- Coordinate in General Food and NFI distribution as may be required
- Facilitate communities in conducting peaceful burials for their departed family members and loved ones.
- Facilitate community celebration and enjoyment of global events and public events
- Encourage community self -sustenance through neighbourhood watch schemes, care groups for persons with specific needs andpromotion of Income Generation Activities
- Facilitate that Referral System (example Health, SGBV, General Protection etc.) by other sectors/partners are shared amongst the camp population and camp management team for better work collaboration and response.

MONITORING AND COORDINATION

- Ensure gaps in assistance to beneficiaries are filled and avoid duplication of activities by conducting regular and systematic monitoring of service delivery in the camp, drawing the attention of stakeholders and partners to overarching needs.
- Conduct service monitoring across sectors in the camp to gain and share a holistic understanding of services and standards in the camp.
- Advocate for the adherence to agreed minimum standards of services among stakeholders and partners.
- Identify and formalize roles and responsibilities between agencies providing services in the camp as a crucial function to addressing gaps and helping to avoid misunderstandings.
- Reporting to and coordinating with the CCCM Lead sector UNHCR and to DRC CCCM Technical Coordinator
- Lead the monthly partners/stakeholders coordination meetings.

MANAGING INFORMATION AND FACILITATING COMMUNICATION

- Receive, conduct and/or facilitate registration of new arrivals in the camp (or validation of existing residents) in order to provide baseline information on the characteristics of the population to inform, additional assistance programmes and the effective coordination of distributions.
- Liaise with Protection Department to identify and register people with special needs (child headed families, unaccompanied orphans and minors, the elderly, people living with disabilities, etc.) in order to facilitate their timely and convenient access to services.
- Liaise with CCCM Sector Lead, UNHCR and Local Authorities in establishing and maintain an up to date camp population database reflect births, deaths, arrivals, departures and other fluctuations in the population.
- Operate information dissemination boards and other channels of communicating information between agencies and the camp residents.
- Coordinate with other camp partners including Inter-news radio on dissemination of public announcements and messages.
- Conduct a monthly Sites Profiling to be shared to partners and stakeholders

CAMP PLANNING AND MAINTENANCE OF CAMP INFRASTRUCTURE

- Oversee the installation and/or maintenance of DRC operated structures such as reception centres, community centres, access bridges, and play grounds.
- Liaise with Shelter Sector in site planning and demarcation of residential blocks and institutional facilities such as schools and hospitals. Where another agency is responsible for general infrastructure development such as civil works, drainage and waste disposal facilities, roads and institutional facilities, the camp manager shall liaise with the counterparts in planning.
- Coordinate with UNHCR and the Local Government department on Environmental protection matters in and around the camp.

ADMINISTRATIVE, FINANCE AND PROCUREMENT FUNCTIONS

- Supervise camp management team of contracted staff, refugee incentives and casuals, ensuring effective staff deployment, performance planning and appraisals staff line manages (Senior Officers)
- Disburse and track expenditure of camp management budget component, flagging any over and under expenditures in a timely manner.
- Prepare project procurement plans and order for materials in a timely manager.
- Manage casual staff contracts and camp service contracts.
- Prepare and submit consolidated monthly workplan of the team to the Area Manager copied CCCM Coordinator
- Provide in-puts in the monthly reports to the donor
- Provide in-put in the development of the project proposals.
- Capacitate through mentor, coaching and training the camp management team on CCCM.
- Coordination with counterparts in other NGOs and UNHCR, Government agencies

Experience and technical competencies

- At least 4-5 years camp management experience of which at least 2-3 years should be at international level and in South Sudan or in geographic and a conflict context similar to South Sudan
- Excellent human resource management skills, interpersonal skills, cross-cultural communication and ease in managing a multi-ethnic team. Patience and understanding to work with and grow the capacity of national staff.

Education

- Post-graduate degree in political/Social Sciences, Management, development studies, International development or equivalent degree qualifications;
- Undergraduate with extensive experience could substitute
- Ability for rapid analysis of very complex issues, strong decision-making, and translation of programmatic learning and priorities into operational strategies
- Experience delivering programs to tight deadlines
- Experience with budget management and procurement planning
- Experience with systems and concepts for monitoring and evaluating project performance
- Good Computer and IT skills. fluency in written and spoken English with excellent writing skills
- Ability and willingness to work in an emergency setting in remote and isolated location with ever changing security scenarios
- Good understanding of SPHERE Standard e.g. Shelter, WASH, NFI and SGBV guidelines
- Knowledge of local governance in post-conflict contexts, and Age, Gender and Diversity Mainstreaming and inclusion strategies
- A good understanding of the Context of Upper Nile
- Self-motivated and able to work with a minimum of guidance and supervision

Languages

- English spoken and written -advanced
- Basic Arabic –desirable;

Key stakeholders

Programme Team including Shelter & NFI, Livelihoods Manager,Protection Manager and Supply Chain Manager and Support Services Manager
External ; Refugee and Host community committees
UNHCR Sector counterparts
Counterparts in sister agencies
Government agencies
Duty Station: Maban

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment for Expatriates; please refer to www.drc.dk under Vacancies. This position will be placed at level A14.

Are you interested in becoming a Camp Manager in South Sudan? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Nov 22, 2018
Project Coordinator in Ghana , Ghana

Job Description
Heifer International is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identify, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

FUNCTION
The Project Coordinator, under the management of the Country Director, will assume overall responsibility for the management and coordination of the Prospering Farmer Pillar of the Forever Chocolate Program Pilot Project in Ghana. This is an 18-month pilot project funded by Barry Callebaut and Heifer International in which Heifer International Ghana is responsible for diversifying and increasing the household income and resilience of 300 smallholder cocoa farmers. He/she will participate in defining implementation strategies and supervise the Project Assistants who will be based in the project communities. A key objective of this position is to coordinate the implementation of activities related to technical trainings and mentoring of beneficiary families and ensure compliance with the policies and procedures of Heifer International.

ESSENTIAL CHARACTER TRAITS
Self-motivated, results oriented, intellectual curious, professional judgement, effective communicator, high integrity, accountable, values-committed pragmatic, inspirational and team player.


RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES

Project Management (40%)
- Assume overall responsibility for the management of the Prospering Farmer Pillar including project resources ensuring adherence to the compliance and accountability policies.
- Ensure that all employees are engaged to work for the project are effectively managed to achieve their targets.
- Oversee the performance of any employees and partners engaged in the implementation of the project.
- Manage the implementation of the project to achieve the planned milestones.
- Facilitate the establishment of project management structures at the project and community levels.
- Profile and develop a database of all the potential resource persons in the project area that the project can utilize to provide specialized trainings once need arise.
- Develop and implement sustainability plans for the project.

DELIVERABLE
- Over 80 % of the planned milestones achieved.
- Project resources maintained.
- Project Management structures operational and meetings documented which will include the Project Management Committee and others.
- Project sustainability and exit plans developed and implemented.
- A database developed and used to guide in engagement of external resources persons to support in implementation of certain trainings.


Project reporting (15%)
- Compile the monthly, quarterly and annual project progress reports and submit them in timely manner.
- Compile the donor reports as requested by the donor and submit them on schedule and in the recommended formats.

DELIVERABLE
- Monthly, quarterly and annual project progress reports submitted on schedule using the right format.
- Donor reports are submitted as requested.

Manage the delivery of farmer trainings (15%)
- With support from the Social Capital Development and Training Manager, develop and manage the implementation of project training plan to ensure the target farmers are adequately trained according to the project plan.
- With support from the SCD&T Manager, oversee the formation and strengthening of Self Help Groups in the 4 districts targeted by the project through Value Based Community Development Approaches.
- Oversee the capacity building of farmers and SHGs on mushroom or egg production, savings and credit mobilization and group dynamics as planned in the project document.

DELIVERABLE
- Training plan developed and made operational in each of the district targeted by the project.
- Self Help Groups are formed and strengthened to become active in their communities with increased application of Value Based Holistic Community Development approaches.
- Self Help Groups are trained on Group Dynamics, Savings and Credit Mobilization and technical aspects of mushroom and egg production as planned in the project document.

Annual planning and budgeting (10%)
- Develop an overall project operational plan aligned to the project log frame that will guide in project implementation.
- Development and implementation of project workplans (monthly, quarterly) that are aligned to the project log frame.
- Develop monthly and quarterly budgets aligned to the project workplan, and manage the spending as per the budgets.
- Review Monthly and Quarterly Budget Monitoring reports and provide reports on status of the project spending.
- On a quarterly basis, develop project procurement plans and submit to the procurement committee.

DELIVERABLE
- Overall project operational plan developed and implemented.
- Project Workplans (monthly, quarterly) developed and implemented.
- Budgets (monthly, quarterly, annual projections) developed and managed ensuring spending variance is within +/- 10%
- Reports on status of monthly and quarterly project spending.
- Project procurement plans developed and shared with the procurement committee on a quarterly basis.

Private sector linkages, partnerships and collaboration (5%)
- Provide overall leadership in designing and implementing partnerships that will entail provision of specialized business advisory services and training to address the commercial needs of various value chain actors within the mushroom and egg value chains.
- Identify MFIs/Banks and other financial service providers ready to engage with farmers and agro entrepreneurs and assist in developing financing options with a view to increase net returns to farmers.
- Identify and facilitate the engagement of service providers in agro inputs products and animal health services.
- Establish and maintain a close collaboration with the district government and other NGOs that will support the sustainability of the project interventions.

DELIVERABLE
- Partnerships developed and implemented to address different needs of farmers being supported by the project.
- Partnerships with other stakeholders such as District Government, NGOs and other public and private sector actors developed and used to leverage the project initiatives while also supporting project sustainability.
- Agro entrepreneurs and farmers are linked to appropriated financing opportunities.
- Farmers participating in the project are able to access agro inputs, animal health, and other essential services to enhance their production and livelihoods.

Monitoring and Evaluation (5%)
- Develop and implement a system for monitoring the delivery and effectiveness of farmer trainings.
- Tracking of the achievement of project outputs and outcomes.
- Undertake quarterly technical reviews of the project.
- Collaborate with project partners during the project evaluation activities.
- Monitoring the project risks and issues and making recommendations of actions to address them.

DELIVERABLE
- A system for monitoring the project interventions developed and implemented.
- Project outputs tracked monthly and outcomes tracked and reported on a quarterly basis.
- Technical Reviews of the project, based on the M&E framework developed.
- Project issues and risks monitored and reported.

Program Development (5%)
- Participate in the development of new initiatives including the scaling up of best practices.
- Support the documentation of the project model for its replication in other projects in Ghana and other countries.
- Regular document case studies and success stories for dissemination.

DELIVERABLE
- Project model documented for future scale up and replication.
- Opportunities for future growth of the program in the County identified and shared with the country office.
- At least 3 case studies or success stories developed and submitted for dissemination.

Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor (5%)

DELIVERABLE
- This will be dependent on the specific duties assigned.

Required Experience

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the fields of Agriculture Economics, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Enterprise Development or other related field, plus five (5) years in a mix of economic growth/trade, value chain competitiveness, investment promotion, or agriculture development.


Preferred Requirements
- Master’s degree or equivalent in the fields of Agriculture Economics, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Enterprise Development or other related field, plus five (5) years in a mix of economic growth/trade, value chain competitiveness, investment promotion, or agriculture development.
- Minimum of five (5) years’ management level work experience.
- Significant experience in building public/private partnerships.
- Demonstrated experience in conducting business, investment analyses, and capital budgeting and sufficient evidence on how the results were used to develop potentially viable business ideas and subsequently tangible businesses.
- Proven experience in building the capacity of partner institutions, manage knowledge, measure progress and plan and innovate within the dairy industry.
- Demonstrated experience in project management including in donor project budgets management, proposal development and monitoring and evaluation.
- Demonstrated project reporting and donor reporting experience.

Most Critical Proficiencies
- Strong project cycle management skills and financial management skills including planning, management of project budgets and reporting.
- Strong business skills, leadership, strategic and innovation skills.
- Demonstrated creativity, ability to think systematically, willingness and ability to incorporate innovative solutions and design catalytic activities within the value chain.
- Demonstrated knowledge of the latest developments in advancing good/best practices in value chain development.
- Strong communication skills both in English, and local languages of the project area.
- Demonstrated ability to design and implement strategies aimed at providing capacity building to smallholder farmers with a view to build a more sustainable, pro-poor, wealth creating value chains.
- Ability to manage training programs targeted at farmers in animal husbandry, feed and health.
- Strong computer literacy, preferably with Microsoft Office Suite.
- Must be fluent in English and Twi languages.

Essential Job Functions and Physical Demands
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to individuals diplomatically and tactfully.
- Ability to integrate financial services within a value chain with the view to foster trust and build strong relationship between chain actors and financial service providers.
- Must be courteous, honest and of high integrity, especially in high-pressure situations.
- Proven interpersonal and communication skills with ability to relate to individuals and groups diplomatically and tactfully.
- Self-starter and self-motivator with the ability to work in a multicultural setting.
- Must be a team player and have the ability to execute and manage multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
- Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.

Job Location
East Legon, Greater Accra, Ghana

Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

Job Level
Manager

Client
Non U.S. Based Locations

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

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Expiring: Nov 22, 2018
Business Development Associate in Kenya , Kenya

Komaza is revolutionizing African forestry by unlocking the potential for small-scale farmers to serve booming wood markets. Headquartered in coastal Kenya, we have planted over 1 million trees with more than 10,000 farmers, making us Kenya’s largest commercial tree planter. By leveraging farmers’ contribution of land and labor, Komaza can access effectively limitless land and establish a hectare of trees for far less than big plantations – a powerful disruption to the traditional forestry model. We have been recognized with numerous awards and investments, including Forbes, Ashoka, Mulago Foundation, and Novastar Ventures.

About the Team

With African wood supply under heavy pressure of measures to combat deforestation, and a booming demand driven by economic growth, the Business Development team is continuously working to maximize returns for Komaza and its farmers by addressing the most appealing markets with the most suitable wood products. Curious and impatient, the team combines analytical skills with a hands-on entrepreneurial mentality to develop and test strategies, products and projects to unlock Komaza’s vast growth potential.

About this Role

Are you a driven, strategic problem-solver? Are you excited about starting things from scratch? Do you want to be part of a dynamic and exciting organisation that truly wants to make a social impact? Then this job is for you! As the Business Development Associate, you will play a key role in initiating, developing, and implementing business opportunities to ensure that the wood products we develop are answering our customer needs. Your passion lies in research and data analytics, but you also love to see your proposals being implemented and come to life in practice. To gather the necessary information and ensure successful implementation, you collaborate cross-departmental and with different stakeholders in the office and in the field.

What You Will Do
- Lead or support the research, design, prototyping, evaluation, and implementation of new business opportunities
- Analyse research findings and prepare compelling presentations to support key decisions for management and potential investors
- Facilitate discussions on business process improvements & advising on possible solutions
- Perform cost of sales analyses and coordinate follow-up on identified opportunities
- Capacity building - work with business development team members to convey sales development techniques and technical skills

What You Have
- A Master’s degree in a relevant field
- 2 years working experience in a hands-on analytical role
- A proven track record of solving complex, ambiguous problems in a structured way (e.g., as management consultant, research manager, or business analyst)
- Experience working in East Africa
- Advanced Excel skills for creating analysis and detailed models to inform decision-making
- Passion for Komaza’s mission to lift rural farmers out of poverty through the rapid scaling of our microforestry model

You’re Also
- Excellent at communicating and working with people from a variety of professional and socio-cultural backgrounds
- Flexible, creative, and driven to see projects to completion
- A collaborative problem solver who seeks the opinions of other teammates and departments in the development of creative and sustainable systems

What’s in it for you?

If you like variety and love learning and you are looking for a role that will allow you to develop and build a successful career, join us! This role is based at our headquarters in Kilifi, Kenya. The role offers competitive salary and benefits with potential for further career growth.

Are you interested in becoming a Business Development Associate in Kenya? Apply now at the top or bottom of our page.

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Expiring: Nov 22, 2018
Talent Services Manager in Kenya , Kenya

Komaza is revolutionizing African forestry by unlocking the potential for small-scale farmers to serve booming wood markets. With headquarters in coastal Kenya, we have planted over 1 million trees with more than 10,000 farmers, making us Kenya’s largest commercial tree planter. By leveraging farmers’ contribution of land and labor, Komaza can access effectively limitless land and establish a hectare of trees for far less than big plantations – a powerful disruption to the traditional forestry model. We have been recognized with numerous awards and investments, including Forbes, Ashoka, Mulago Foundation, and Novastar Ventures.

About The Team

People are what drives every aspect of Komaza. Komaza is in the midst of an aggressive expansion phase which will continue for the next few years. Systems need to be built and amazing work has to be accomplished. Komaza wouldn’t have been able to accomplish what we have, without the support of amazing people. The Talent Services team functions as an enabler as well as a support for this team. Innovative and modern HR practices combined with a customer service mentality is what makes it possible for the Komaza team to work and build the future of forestry. The Talent Services team makes sure that the organization is compliant with any laws and regulations, while at the same time works hard to create and maintain a growth and development oriented work environment.

About This Role

The Talent Services Lead is directly responsible for growing and developing the TS (Talent Services) team, systems, and policies. In addition, the TS Lead, together with the TS team will transform the HR function into a customer service function. This role requires somebody who has extensive HR experience in East Africa, has the labor laws and other acts at their fingertips and knows how policies can affect the workforce. At the same time, the role requires somebody who is much more than that. Someone who is innovative and people centric. Someone who can look far beyond the “HR Rulebook”.

What You Will Do
- Transform the HR function into a customer service function
- Gather and analyze HR-related data
- Work directly on reducing absenteeism, churn and increase retention
- Conduct wage surveys and create salary recommendations
- Manage health/life and benefit plans
- Be the head of grievance and investigation panels
- Process and manage payroll data and benefits for senior management
- Process immigration-related applications
- Improve HR systems and policies

What You Have
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field
- Minimum of 5-8 years post-undergraduate experience in an HR management role
- In-depth knowledge of the Kenyan labor laws and related acts and HR best practices and innovations
- Experience in organizations with a minimum workforce base of 300+ staff
- Experience with BoP employees
- Experience in white-collar as well as production environments
- Start-up and/or Social Enterprise experience is definitely an added advantage

You're Also
- High energy and enthusiasm; flexible and self-motivated with the drive to do whatever necessary to get the job done
- Comfort working in a company that acts and feels a lot like a startup (dynamic, unstructured, and frequently changing), but at the same time has ambitious international expansion plans.
- Self-directed and intellectually curious - you know how and when to seek feedback in the pursuit of continuous improvement
- Growth-obsessed with a strong desire for personal development
- A collaborative problem solver who seeks the opinions of other teammates and departments in the development of creative and sustainable systems

What We Expect

You are a good fit for Komaza if you want to make a meaningful commitment to this role for a minimum of 2 years. This role is based at our headquarters in Kilifi, Kenya for the foreseeable future. The role offers competitive salary and benefits with potential for further career growth.

Are you interested in becoming a Talent Services Manager 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: Nov 22, 2018

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