Being an employee of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Ethiopia the Human Resource Manager is expected to represent NRC in a responsible manner and always act in accordance with NRC’s Code of Conduct.
Role & Responsibilities:
The HR Manager is responsible for providing overall management and strategic leadership of HR matters to the NRC Ethiopia programme. He/she is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the HR function and lead a geographically dispersed team of HR staff to ensure high quality and efficient staff recruitment, contracts management, orientation, learning and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, HR policy and code of conduct compliance, employee engagement and staff care.
· Implement NRC’s HR systems and procedures at national level;
· Ensure adherence to Employment Guidelines and other NRC policies;
· Ensure compliance with the local labor law;
· Regular HR analysis and reports;
· Personnel management of the HR team at country office;
· Training, support, control and development of HR teams in all offices, and support and training of all staff with HR responsibilities/ personnel management;
· Ensure safe and standardized filing of personnel documents in all offices.
· Develop and deliver a planned HR approach to attracting, developing, inspiring and retaining the right people with the right skills to achieve strategic, high-quality HR and programmatic outcomes;
· Organize and facilitate performance management systems and related training including supervise and mentor direct-reports, communicating clear expectations, setting performance objectives, providing regular and timely performance feedback, and counsel on career paths and professional development for HR team and establish a culture of continuous learning opportunities;
· Organize trainings on NRC way and code of conducts for both NRC staff and partners;
· Work with the compliance coordinator and the CD on reducing risks and managing anti-corruption;
· Work on the inducement of the HR manual and work with the HR team in ensuring that NRC fulfils HR regulations in the country and protects the NRC HR polices at the same time;
· Work on internship promotion programming and building the capacity of fresh graduate that maybe joining the organizations;
· Assist the HoS in the replacement and recruitment process and train and delegate as needed;
· Assist the HoS and the CD in the restructuring of country operations when required;
· Assist the HoS in reviewing compensation as and when required;
· Take an active role in the strategic planning activities of the organization as well as developing proposals from the HR point of view;
· Advise managers and staff on HR / organisational policies, practices and procedures;
· Practice appropriately devolved HR. This means that issues / difficulties are dealt with closest to the point of origin as possible and go up the line management chain and to HR depending on complexity and risk;
· Personnel administration (recruitment, starters, leavers, payroll, etc);
· Monitor and report on HR and people management practices and systems;
· Be someone staff can go to outside of their normal line management chain for advice and support on employment and personal issues;
· At the strategic level, HR manager should work on longer-term people management and organizational issues;
· Manage risk to the agency from an HR perspective;
· Proactively advise and lead as appropriate on organisational development (managing change, organisational design, management development training, etc);
· Proactively integrate NRC’s values and management style into our HR and management policies and practices;
· Promote positive employee relations;
· Match resources to future needs;
· Assist the CD and the HoS on any other work related that is required.
Relevant interfaces for this position are:
· Programme development: Consortium Manager, Head of Programmes, Core Competency Specialists;
· Quality control/ support: M&E focal persons for NRC and partner agencies;
· Capacity development: M&E and Programme Staff of NRC and partner agencies.
Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience:
· Knowledge of the context in Ethiopia
· Knowledge of the local language
2. Behavioral competencies
· Initiating action and change
· Managing performance and development
· Empowering and building trust
· Handling insecure environments
How to Apply
All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Codes of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.
Interested applicants who meet the above criteria are invited to send in their application letters including updated curriculum vitae with day-time telephone number and contact details of three work-related referees only through www.ethiojobs.net OR www.webcruiter.no if it is possible attach photocopies of the most relevant educational certificates/testimonials). Applications should reach to the mentioned address latest by 27th January, 2017 at 5:00 pm.
NB: only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
“Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply!”