Human Resources Director job at Spark Microgrants
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Vacancy title:
Human Resources Director

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Human Resources ]

Jobs at:

Spark Microgrants

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, April 24 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kigali, Rwanda; Kampala, Uganda; Nairobi, Kenya; Lilongwe, Malawi; Accra, Ghana; USA; or remote, East Africa

Date Posted: Wednesday, January 10 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Human Resources Director will be responsible for developing and executing a human resource strategy in support of Spark Microgrants overall organizational mission and strategic direction, specifically in the areas of talent recruitment, compensation and benefits, performance management, training and development, employee relations, policy enforcement, and compliance with employment regulations. The Human Resources Director will provide strategic leadership by developing and articulating Human Resources needs and plans, and serve as a strategic advisor to the executive management team. The Human Resources Director will have oversight of all HR-related functions across the organization to create and ensure a workplace that attracts and retains a global workforce of high performing professionals.

Recruitment & Hiring
● Oversee recruitment function, onboarding, and new hire orientation
● Ensure recruitment, hiring and promotion procedures are clear, transparent and promote diversity, equity and inclusion

Salaries & Benefits
● Evaluate the compensation and benefits of a international workforce against market trends in order to optimize compensation plans within budgets

Policies & Procedures
● Ensure compliance with employment regulations in all countries where Spark operates, stay informed of changing employment regulations and update policies and procedures accordingly
● Update Human Resource policies and procedures to incorporate learnings and best practices
● Align policies, procedures and practices across all project offices
● Oversee the corporate HRIS systems and tools, ensure human resources files, information and resources are maintained and updated

Professional Development
● Provide leadership training and coaching, help identify areas of potential growth and development for employees and management
● Design professional development initiatives that support the growth and development of talent within the organization
● Develop, manage, provide guidance, and monitor staff performance and engagement programs

Employee Relations
● Provide information, advice and guidance to managers on employee relation issues
● Continuously promote a positive work culture in line with Spark’s Mission and Values
● Oversee staff engagement surveys and outreach

Ethical Conduct
● Ensure all employees are trained on policies and procedures
● Manage investigations of complaints and grievances and implement disciplinary procedures when required
● Serve as a case manager responding to allegations of abuse, ethics violations or fraud

● Minimum 10 years of human resources management experience in an international non-profit organization
● Strong training and leadership skills
● Proven experience working on complex employee relations matters
● Able to maintain a high level of confidentiality in handling sensitive information
● Possess problem-solving skills, be a self-starter and a team player
● Ability to work independently and accept responsibility
● Able and willing to travel to various Spark office locations as needed
● Experience working in sub-Saharan Africa preferred

Reporting: Reports to CFO, manages HR Officer(s)
Job Location: Kigali, Rwanda; Kampala, Uganda; Nairobi, Kenya; Lilongwe, Malawi; Accra,
Ghana; USA; or remote
Start Date: As soon as possible
Probation period: Three months’ probation period with learning and performance objectives

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 120

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure

Application closing Date: TBD follow the link to apply:

● You will play a critical role in shifting the way global development works, opening opportunities for thousands of villages to drive local change.
● You will be joining a dynamic team that hails from ten countries around the world and is committed to our vision.
● You will have the freedom and autonomy to make your role your own. We want to hear your innovative ideas, your vision for the future, and your critical questions.
● You will join an entrepreneurial organization that is in a growth spurt.
● In addition to salary, Spark offers other benefits, including generous paid time off and family leave, monthly communications and professional development stipends.

Our safeguarding follows a do no harm principle. All Spark staff are expected to respect and uphold the safeguarding procedures and principles to minimize harm to stakeholders, program participants, and the environment, in compliance with the World Bank Environmental and Social Framework and Rwandan Legislation.

Spark Microgrants provides equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. Employment decisions at Spark are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Spark does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Spark will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship to daily operations.

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Job Info
Job Category: Human Resource jobs in Uganda
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, April 24 2024
Duty Station: Kigali, Rwanda; Kampala, Uganda; Nairobi, Kenya; Lilongwe, Malawi; Accra, Ghana; USA; or remote
Posted: 10-01-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 10-01-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 10-01-2067
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