Administration and Human Resources Manager

The Administration and Human Resources Manager is primarily responsible for developing and
implementing human resources strategies, lead cultural change, support ethics and compliance to the
rules and procedures of Africa Regional Office (ARO). The postholder will also lead the administration
of the office as well at its day-to-day operations.

Under the general supervision of the Regional Director the incumbent is responsible for the following
1. Manages the ARO Human resources and administration portfolio: planning, budgeting,
organisational structure and staffing; works in close collaboration with other IPPF offices to
develop the staffing strategies and budgets aligned with the overall IPPF strategies
2. Manages recruitment and the life cycle of employees: orientation, probation, performance
appraisal, retirement, training, resignation, dismissal, grievances, health and safety, security,
exit interviews)
3. Ensure alignment of IPPF HR policies with national laws of the countries where ARO has an
office and with IPPF global polices, rules and procedures, reviews manuals accordingly
4. Develops coherent human resources including recruitment plans, career development plans,
training programs and cultural change initiatives, ensures diversity in the office workforce
5. Assess the ARO workforce per function, skills, level, category, occupational group, gender and
geography; identify capacity and human resources gaps and recommend actions
6. Review and advise the SMT that the HR policies, procedures and systems are aligned with the
national laws and IPPF policies and strategic direction of the organisation; ensures their
continued relevance
7. Leads contractual relationship and benefits management: medical insurance, pension Provides
payroll, work permits, staff relocation
8. Works closely with the Staff Association, addresses and mitigates staff grievances with a view
of finding amicable solutions.
9. Manages safeguarding, workplace issues and training issues in close collaboration with the
Head of Operations and the Strategy Organizational Development department.
10. Develops and lead the implementation of ARO’s security, continuity and contingency plans
11. Serves as secretary of SMT meetings and is responsible preparing and circulated their minutes
12. Represents the Africa Regional on advisory bodies and as requested by the regional director

Expériences / Formation

Advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent) in human resources management,
business or public administration, social sciences, education or related field. A first-level
university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the
advanced university degree.
• A Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Human Resources and administration management,
preferably in a large and complex international humanitarian and/or development organisation
• Experience in providing strategic human resources guidance to senior management is required
• Experience in organizational development and change management
• Experience in using people’s management software is desirable

Comment postuler

For more details on the job description and on how to apply please visit IPPFAR Website

IPPF offers a wide range of benefits and is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications are particularly encouraged from women, people living with disabilities, people living with HIV and minorities.


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