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Regional Head of HR, Africa at BRAC

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Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute in the development and driving of BI HR Strategy in the Africa region;
  • Run the process to assist Country Offices in the contextualisation of HR policy in line with national law, roll-out, and adherence with sign-off from BI Head Office;
  • Work with Country Office Senior Leadership to contextualise office structure and organograms to ensure fit for purpose staffing across all units to achieve results;
  • Support recruitment processes in-country for staff below Head of/Deputy, ensuring HR recruitment policy is followed and the right staff in place to deliver across signed-off structures;
  • Play a liaison role with BI Head Office HR team in the recruitment of Country Directors and Deputy Country Director/Head of as well as supporting induction and onboarding of those staff;
  • Play a lead role in the grievance and disciplinary processes for staff below Head/Deputy, ensuring processes are followed as per policy;
  • Assist in the roll-out of a new salary scale for Country Offices, and any subsequent reviews that take place;
  • Ensure Performance Management processes are being implemented in Country Offices including for CD and DCD/Head of Programme;
  • Assist in the development of security guidance and policy, including management of live safety and security issues;
  • Work with the HR Head Office Team to roll out talent management process in the Africa region;
  • Work with Country Office Teams to drive a OneBRAC culture across all teams:
  • Support the transition to a digital HR system working in collaboration with BI HR Head Office staff;
  • Training and support to Country Offices in all HR-related issues.

Regional Office HR

  • Provide support and guidance to the HR Operations Manager in managing HR processes in the Regional Office in line with policy;
  • Working with the HR Operations Manager, ensure the Regional Office is fully staffed in line with signed-off Regional Structure;
  • Work with the Deputy Regional Director, Regional Director, the HR Operations Manager, as well as HR staff across other units based in the Regional Office to help drive a one BRAC culture and team.

Office Administration

  • Provide support and guidance to the Office Manager in managing Office Administration for the Regional Office;
  • Work with the Executive Assistant (EA), Regional Director and Deputy Regional Director to manage strategic projects for the Regional Office
  • Ensure EA duties are being performed to the required standard for Regional Director and Deputy Regional Director

Security and Safeguarding

  • Assist in the development of security guidance and policy, including management of live safety and security issues;
  • Training and support to Country Offices in Security policy and processes;
  • Responsible to ensure team members are appropriately trained, supported and have access to resources regarding issues that are identified and actioned in accordance with the safeguarding policy and procedure;
  • Follow the safeguarding reporting procedure if any reportable incident occurs, and encourage others to do so.

Educational Requirements:

  • At least Bachelor degree, preferably in Human Resources Management
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