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Career Opportunity With BRAC International

BRAC is a development success story, born in Bangladesh and expanding into 10 other developing countries in Asia and Africa. It spreads anti-poverty solutions making it a global leader in providing opportunities for the world’s poor.

BRAC was founded in Bangladesh in 1972 by Sir Fazle Hasan Abed, and is today one of the top leaders in developing cost-effective, evidence-based poverty innovations in extremely poor, fragile and post-disaster settings. BRAC started its first programme outside of Bangladesh in Afghanistan in 2002 through its Dutch registered Stichting BRAC International. BRAC International is currently reaching over 19 million people beyond Bangladesh and creating opportunities to break the cycle of poverty.

With a holistic approach that uses a wide array of interventions including microfinance, education, healthcare, legal services and more, BRAC invests in communities’ own human and material resources, catalyzing lasting change and creating an ecosystem in which the poor have the chance to seize control of their own lives. Of the world’s top development and humanitarian relief organisations, BRAC is one of the few based in the global south. In February 2019, BRAC was ranked as the number one NGO in the world for the fourth consecutive year by the Geneva-based NGO Advisor, an independent media organisation committed to highlighting innovation, impact and governance in the non-profit sector.

BRAC International is seeking application from competent, dynamic and self-motivated individuals to fill the following position:

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Position

HR Business Partner-Africa

Job Description/Responsibilities:

The purpose of this position is to execute the HR strategic decisions and provide Tactical & Operational support to the country teams on various HR aspects. The position is reportable to the Director-Human Resources, BRAC International and work closely with the HR teams in BRAC International Africa countries. Job responsibilities include but not limited to the following -

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build strategic partnership and collaboration with line functions to create ground for acceptance & friendly adoption of HR strategies by business units
  • Act as a mirror of HR into line function to establish single point of contact for Line functions on all HR related issue
  • Support the line function for people planning and propose new policies, process, and procedure to increase organisational effectiveness.
  • Provides guidance and input on workforce planning, program unit restructures, and succession planning, ensuring that core HR processes are applied appropriately and in a legally compliant manner.
  • Will be responsible to guide on people cost and oversee HR budget of the respective Africa countries.
  • To help develop HR strategies for respective Africa countries and are managed strategically.
  • To analyse trends in partnership with other Country HR teams in order to develop and enhance solutions, processes, and programs that address current problems and also to avoid future issues. The role would assist in the measuring, validating, and testing of the effectiveness of metrics that are applied by the programs to assess and drive quality optimization.

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Requirements

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor/ Master’s in Business Administration/ Management or any relevant subject from an accredited university in home or abroad.

Experience Requirement:

  • At least 5-6 years of working experience in HR with some exposure in HRBP area.

Additional Requirements:

  • High ability of Collaboration
  • High Customer Orientation
  • Negotiation and Communication Skills
  • Project Management and Change Management Skills
  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
  • Digitally equipped and tech-savvy
  • Willing to travel and work within BRAC International countries

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Salary and Benefits

Salary:Negotiable

Job Location: Africa Regional Office, Nairobi, Kenya

Last Apply Date: 25/Feb/2020


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If you feel you are the right match for the above mentioned position, please follow the application instructions accordingly: External candidates need to email their CV with a letter of interest mentioning educational grades, years of experience, current and expected salary at recruitment.bi@brac.net Internal candidates need to apply with their latest CV including all job assignments in detail with BRAC PIN and email to internal.bi@brac.net

  • Ensure the safety of team members from any harm, abuse, neglect, harassment and exploitation to achieve the programme’s goals on safeguarding implementation. Act as a key source of support, guidance and expertise on safeguarding for establishing a safe working environment.
  • Practice, promote and endorse the issues of safeguarding policy among team members and ensure the implementation of safeguarding standards in every course of action.
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure in case any reportable incident takes place, encourage others to do so.

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