ADRA DRC – Tudienzele Job Description
Title: Program Human Resources Manager
Reports to: Chief of Party for Tudienzele
Supervises: HR Staff
The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is a global humanitarian organization of the Seventh-day Adventist Church that demonstrates God’s love and compassion. ADRA works with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action.
ADRA is starting up a five-year, USAID/BHA-funded Resilience Food Security Activity (RFSA) called Tudienzele, in Kasai, DRC, and seeks passionate, engaged Program Human Resources Manager who embodies our values of connectedness, courage and compassion.
All candidates must understand, respect and honor the mission, purpose, and identity of ADRA International.
Based in Tshikapa, Kasai, DRC, and reporting to the Chief of Party, this individual is responsible for facilitating all key HR functions for the program. Reporting directly to the Chief of party, the Program Human Resource Manager will plan, lead, direct, develop, and coordinate the policies, activities, and staff of the Human Resources for the Tudienzele RFSA, ensuring legal compliance and implementation of the organizations purpose and talent strategy. S/he also supervises the Tudienzele HR team and has a close working relationship with ADRA’s Human Resources Department leadership in Kinshasa.
- Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
- At least five (5) years of human resource management relevant experience.
- Proficient in DR Congo Labor law/requirements
- Excellent communication skills
- Experience in training and development
- Language: French & English
- Masters degree or equivalent
- Deciding and Initiating Action (1.1) – Makes prompt, clear decisions which may involve tough choices or considered risks.
- Leading and Supervising (1.2) – Provides others with a clear direction; sets appropriate standards of behaviour.
- Working with People (2.1) – Demonstrates an interest in and understanding of others; adapts to the team and builds team spirit.
- Planning and Organising (6.1) – Sets clearly defined objectives; plans activities and projects well in advance and takes account of possible changing circumstances.
- Assists and coaches program leadership in nurturing a program-wide culture of trust aligned with ADRA’s core values: Connected, Courageous and Compassionate.
- Recruits, interviews, hires, onboards, and trains new staff.
- Collaborates with program leadership to understand the program goals and strategy related to staffing, recruiting, and retention.
- Plans, leads, develops, coordinates, and implements policies, processes, training, initiatives, and surveys to support the program’s human resource compliance and strategy needs.
- Identifies staffing and recruiting needs; develops and executes best practices for hiring and talent management.
- Monitors and ensures the projects compliance with employment laws and regulations and recommended best practices; reviews and modifies policies and practices to maintain compliance.
- Assists in the development and implementation of the personnel areas of the project budget.
- Facilitates professional development, training, and certification activities for project staff as needed.
- Oversees employee disciplinary/grievance processes including liaising with project leadership, country management, supervisor/s and relevant personnel.
- Manages the external consultant process for HR related items and ensures that all areas are consistent with policies, procedures and legal requirements.
- Maintains the HRIS system including but not limited to keeping timesheets, preparing and executing a schedule of leave; monitoring the status of labor discipline and observance of work rules by the staff;
- Provide reports on personnel structure and recommended adjustments to maximize effectiveness, efficiency and positive work environment
- Performs other duties as required.
Some local travel
Must be able to work in a fast-paced and customer service-oriented environment; to perform duties under pressure and meet deadlines in a timely manner; to work as part of a team as well as to complete assignments independently; to take instructions from supervisors; to exercise problem-solving skills; and to interact with co-workers, supervisors, network employees, donors and the public in a professional and pleasant manner.
Qualified females are encouraged to apply.
Please submit your resume to www.adra.org/careers