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Position: Regional Human Resources Manager
The Regional HR Manager is responsible for the implementation of HR strategies, effective delivery of HR services and management; interpretation and application of HR policies; rules and regulations; facilitation of internal HR procedures and process solutions to a wide spectrum of complex HR issues. He / She will provide operational HR support to project HR teams and project leadership while supporting the HR planning process for effective HR programing in designated countries. He / She promotes a collaborative, client-oriented approach and contributes to the maintenance of high staff morale. He / She is to support formulation of solid HR strategies for Africa Region and supports the implementation of project human resources initiatives to attract, develop, motivate and retain the most suitable talent throughout the projects and facilitate successful performance management.
Applicants will possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree plus twelve (12) years of related experience or a Master’s degree with nine (9) years of experience. Degree in Human Resources or a related discipline is required. Working knowledge of and experience in international, regional and national HR providing HR support to projects. Working knowledge of and experience in local labor and employment laws and legal resources. Familiarity with international development systems and policies. High degree of professionalism and discretion; culturally astute. Strong attention to detail and organizational skills with ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a multi-tasking environment. French language proficiency required. Arabic language is desired. Location in Africa (specific country (TBD) Must have the ability and willingness to travel outside country of residence up to 40%.
Compensation (salary and benefits) will be determined based on the resident country’s local national scheme.
How to Apply;
Please email cover letter and CV to www.rti.org/job 17068 by 12th May, 2016. Applicants must include the Position Title in the subject line of their email. Please do not attach copies of certificates. We regret that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.