Career Management Team Lead Job in Kenya

The Career Management Team Lead is responsible for leading the Field HR career management team of MSF EA by supporting the global needs of MSF Operations and coordinating the career management MSF EA IMS pool.

Tasks & Responsibilities

Strategic Responsibilities

  • Actively participate in the development, implementation, and execution of MSF EA’s Field HR strategy.
  • Lead the development and implementation of the Career Management strategy with guidance of the Head of HR and Admin, ensuring that the CM strategy is well aligned to the vision of HR for MSF EA.


  • Develop and implement MSF EA´s career management policy, procedures, framework, and tools.
  • Develop and coordinate regional IMS & Global Talent pool for Eastern Africa Section operations and other OCs for Global deployment.

Reporting and administration:

  • Ensure automation of IMS information management system to manage and support the staff in the EA pool effectively and efficiently.
  • Provide required Field HR reports.

Networking and Engagement:

  • Collaborate with other units in MSF EA including other HR units like recruitment, office HR, learning and development, staff health; and EDI and Safeguarding to ensure IMS are supported with the different unit initiatives.
  • Engage with the broader MSF HR network to capture new needs that can be supported from Nairobi and learn from similar activities/initiatives.
  • Represent the CM team on various (international) platforms and working groups.
  • Carry out annual IMS satisfaction/feedback surveys; and develop and implement an action plan based on the outcomes.
  • Organize and lead face to face and online career management meetings with IMS.

Career Management:

  • Oversee the Pool of IMS coordinators and senior leadership positions and ensure they are matched the IMS to the right assignments.
  • Support and advise IMS on their future growth and development.
  • Actively engage with all IMS and ensure their needs, wishes and ambitions are known and looked after.

Other Responsibilities

  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of the career management team.
  • Mentor and coach staff in the career management team.
  • As a member of the MSF EA GDPR working group, ensure GDPR principles are followed.



  • A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business Studies, Humanities, HR, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
  • A Master’s degree is desirable.
  • Knowledge of ERP is an asset.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Tools (PPT, Excel).
  • Fluency in English is required, and knowledge of French and a third language is an added advantage.


  • At least five (5) years of experience in HR management in the non-profit making sector, international organization.
  • At least two (2) to three (3) years of HR or process management experience in an international context.
  • Field experience with MSF or other humanitarian NGOs, especially in career management or recruitment is an added advantage.


  • Proven leadership and management skills
  • Commitment to MSF’s Principles
  • Cross-cultural Awareness
  • Strategic Vision
  • Results and Quality Orientation
  • Service Orientation
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Initiative and Innovation
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
  • People Management and Development
  • Networking and Building Relationships
  • Security awareness and Management

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