COUNTRY HR MANAGER
Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.
Are you a HR Manager wanting to make a positive social impact on the world?
Do you want to be involved in a transformation project that will make Oxfam one of the most digitally and data advanced organisations in the world?
Do you want to join a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty?
If the answer is yes, then we would like to hear from you.
We are looking for a Country HR Manager who will have the following responsibilities:
The Country HR Manager holds responsibility for the HR Policy / Strategy, Recruitment, Induction, HR General Management (staff development, compensations and benefits, organizational design (change management), HR legal risks management,…) and is an active member of the Senior Management Team. He will direct manage the National HR Coordinator and the Senior HR Officer Systems while he will be the matrix manager for the whole HR team in the Country To train and build capacities of HR staff to carry out their tasks efficiently Operational HR/problems and analysis
An active member of the Country Management Team, the Country HR Manager provide leadership and advice on HR issues within the country programme and ensure effective liaison with the Regional Centre and Oxford concerning all DRC programme HR issues The Country HR Manager is required to analyse and work closely with the Country Director and the Country Management Team to be able to link up the key capacity building requirements with the Country strategy Giving strategic advice to senior management in terms of the analysis of HR/People issues emerging in country would be part of this role. Organise the staff representative and support that AOSA adhered to the organisational dynamics and improve the understand of all in regard to staff representative according to the legal labour law in DRC and Oxfam policies and staff handbook. Legal risks management
To advise the Country Director on any legal or official obligations that Oxfam GB needs to be aware of concerning taxation, social security requirements and any other legal issues pertaining to Oxfam GB status in regard to the staff employment To monitor and assist with the Lawyer’s support in the management of all legal cases in relation to Oxfam employment in the DRC and to advise the Country Management Team on necessary actions as necessary. Policies and Procedures/systems
To carry out constant monitoring of all DRC HR policies and charters by making regular field visits and recommending to the Country Management Team changes to ensure best practice To establish and organise HR systems including fixing guidelines to ensure smooth due processes in the recruitment, contract monitoring, reward, training, inductions, exit interviews and medical and ensuring Oxfam requirements are being met. Market analysis – Salary/Recruitment
To manage the annual salary review process by gathering and analysing appropriate information from a range of sources and making recommendations for any changes Analyse the staff turnover and make recommendations to address any recruitment issue To analyse the employment market to enhance the quality of recruitment and retention Support the panel on recruitments for C and B level staff What we are looking for
Oxfam in DRC is looking for someone able to demonstrate sensitivity to cultural differences and gender issues, as well as the commitment to equal opportunities, and an openness and willingness to learn about the application of gender/gender mainstreaming, women’s rights, and diversity for all aspects of development work
The person should have : at least ten years’ experience in HR Business Partnering or related high-level specialist role, a strong consultation skills and experience influencing and interacting with senior Managers, an experience in managing change in a diverse team, an outstanding people and client relationship skills., proficient in coaching, mediating, influencing, facilitation, presentation, communication, analysis, and problem solving, a bachelor’s degree from a college or university and seven or more years of related human resources experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preferred Skills, a ‘People’ person with strong business acumen in multi-national environment, and knowledge of both English and French
This role will give you the opportunity to make a difference in demonstrating the Oxfam values we want to see in the people we work with and those we aim to influence with regard to empowerment, inclusiveness and accountability, you will also enjoy working with a group of passionate people who are working together to end the injustice of poverty. This position offers a fair salary and a very competitive benefits package.
Our values and commitment to safeguarding Oxfam is committed to preventing any type of unwanted behaviour at work including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct; and committed to promoting the welfare of children, young people, adults and beneficiaries with whom Oxfam GB engages. Oxfam expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment through our code of conduct. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work for us.
The post holder will undertake the appropriate level of training and is responsible for ensuring that they understand and work within the safeguarding policies of the organisation.
All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks, which can include criminal records and terrorism finance checks. Oxfam GB also participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from job applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.
*We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation and encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.**
Oxfam is a global community who believe poverty isn’t inevitable. It’s an injustice that can be overcome. We are shop volunteers, women’s right activists, marathon runners, aid workers, coffee farmers, street fundraisers, goat herders, policy experts, campaigners, water engineers and more. And we won’t stop until everyone can live life without poverty for good.
Oxfam GB is a member of international confederation of 21 organizations working together with partners and local communities in the areas of humanitarian, development and campaigning, in more than 90 countries.
Location: Kinshasa, DRC
Job Type: Fixed Term ( 24 months)
Closing Date: 10th December 2021