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Human Resources Adviser Job in Nairobi Kenya

Regional Human Resources Adviser
Horn, East & Central Africa (HECA) Regional Centre
Nairobi, Kenya

About Oxfam
Oxfam is one of the world’s leading humanitarian agencies assisting people affected by natural disasters and conflict throughout the world. 

With over 5,000 staff and dedicated volunteers in more than 80 countries, Oxfam is able to achieve the greatest impact to end poverty and suffering through combining emergency response work, long-term programmes for poverty alleviation and campaigning for lasting change. 

The Horn, East, and Central Africa (HECA) Region is the largest region within Oxfam, covering 8 countries, including Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, and Uganda. 

The Regional Centre is based in Nairobi and is mandated to provide leadership and support to the Oxfam country programmes in delivering their strategies within the context of programme quality, and efficiency.
The person
As a key member of the Regional HR team, you’ll provide specialist advice on HR and business process issues. 

You will provide both strategic, as well as day to day advice to the programme teams and managers, particularly around implementing Oxfam HR policies and procedures in order to ensure consistency and appropriate application within the region. 

Working with teams across the HECA region, you will ensure the high quality implementation of HR standards in line with organisational and regional service quality guidelines.
You will provide leadership and advice in the learning & development area; the recruitment and induction processes in collaboration with programme teams; develop systems for maintenance of full HR related best practices, including staff contract management. 

In liaison with Country HR Managers within the region, you will ensure that international and national staff rewards issues are resolved effectively; and also you will ensure excellent working relation and timely and review of annual pay using comprehensive indicators. 

You will oversee implementation of performance management and review cycle; and you will ensure that employee relations issues are handled with confidentiality, care, and due process, which will contribute to the overall programme quality within the organisational accountability frame.
What we’re looking for
You are a Kenyan National, who has an extensive HR generalist experience especially leading in learning &
development, talent management, and recruitment, as well as HR systems and business processes. 

You ideally have worked in the Horn, East and Central Africa region and you will certainly be sensitive to the complexities of working in a multicultural environment. 

Good networking/ customer service skills, as well as knowledge/ experience in budgeting and labour-force forecasting, would be essential. 

Also, your ability to gather and analyse critical information for reporting and producing meaningful management information for senior management, would be critical. 

We are looking for a professional, who will be committed to the beliefs and values of Oxfam – empowerment, inclusiveness, and accountability – and this will be reflected in your approach to working with our diverse teams of staff and managers.
If you have the experience and strength of character to meet the challenges involved, this role offers scope for immense personal fulfilment as well as a chance to enrich and develop your career. 

To join us, please visit using INT5935 and place your application including an updated CV detailing your experience and daytime telephone contacts.
The closing date for applications is the 20th January 2013

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Oxfam is an equal opportunity employer
We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organization
Disclaimer: You are not required to pay any fees to apply for jobs at Oxfam.
Please apply directly to the email address given.
Oxfam does not conduct recruitments through agents.

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