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Local Human Resources and Administrative Specialist, USAID/Somalia Evaluation, Learning, and Monitoring Initiative

Responsibilities:

  •  On- and offboard project employees, including arranging and conducting orientations for new staff and exit interviews.
  •  Set up employee benefits.
  •  Manage social, health, and unemployment insurance as applicable.
  •  Manage employee files, maintaining complete confidentiality.
  •  Ensure proper compliance and protocols are being followed per local labor laws, SI policies, and USAID/Kenya policies.
  •  Develop HR programs, including employee engagement and professional development initiatives
  •  Support project start-up and initial work planning process.
  •  Work with the Director of Finance and Administration, to establish procedures for recruitment, knowledge management, procurement, sub-contracts, and consultant contracts to ensure transparency and good business practices.
  •  Implement other functions relevant to the position, including regular meetings with SI Headquarters Management Team.

Qualifications:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or a related field.
  •  At least five years of human resources experience, including experience with recruitment, preferably with an international organization or company.
  •  Must be fully comfortable and have prior experience using online applicant systems and candidate databases as a recruitment tool.
  •  Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment and communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
  •  Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
  •  Ability to organize, manage, prioritize, and follow through on multiple tasks in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
  •  Proven capacity to take initiative and willingness to learn new skills as needed.
  •  Strong work ethic and the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  •  Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word and Excel.
  •  Must have an understanding of Somali culture and operating environment.
  •  Oral and written English fluency are required; professional fluency in Somali is desired.
  •  Experience working with USAID-funded projects in a similar capacity preferred.

Call for CVs: Facilitators

knowledge and understanding of:

  • Organizational development
  • Knowledge management
  • Understanding of Collaborating, Learning, and Adapting (CLA) principles
  • Knowledge of international development (especially USAID)
  • Understanding of USAID program design, implementation, and monitoring
  • Fluent English skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Ability to adapt to client requests and work with a team
  • Experience with Somali programming is an added advantage

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