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Regional Human Resources Manager-East Africa: Aga Khan Foundation (East Africa) Jobs

The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is a private, non denominational development agency promoting creative and effective solutions to selected problems that impede social development in developing countries. AKF East Africa invites applications for position ofRegional Human Resources Manager, based at its Regional Office in Nairobi.
Main role and responsibilities
Reporting to the Regional Chief Executive Officer (RCEO), the Regional Human Resources Manager (RHRM) will provide functional human resource management expertise and services to the Aga Khan Foundation teams and Foundation Assisted Programmes (FAPs) in Kenya, Uganda, mainland Tanzania and Zanzibar.
Key responsibilities will include:
  • developing and implementing human resource policies and plans;
  • recruitment and selection;
  • staff induction and orientation;
  • training and development;
  • performance management;
  • organisational development and institutional integrity processes;
  • remuneration and benefits;
  • employee relations and services;
  • HR information management and reporting.
In addition the RHRM will support the Foundation’s various scholarships, fellowship, volunteer and internship programmes and other duties as may be assigned by the RCEO.

Minimum requirements

  • A postgraduate degree with a specialisation in Human Resources Management.
  • Five years experience in senior HR positions. Experience within the East Africa region in a strategic senior management role will be an added advantage.
  • Good inter-personal and communication skills with ability to engage with all levels of staff across the region, within the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and with external stakeholders in a cross-cultural, inter-disciplinary environment.
  • Ability to multi- tasks within tight timelines and work under minimal supervision.
  • Proficiency in major computer applications including; Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Willingness and ability to travel frequently within East Africa.
Interested applicants are requested to submit CV including names and email contacts of three referees and, cover letter explaining why you are best suited for the position by Friday 11th June 2010
to the Regional Chief Executive Officer, Aga Khan Foundation, East Africa,
by e-mail to: akf.east-africa@akdn.org
or mail to The Aga Khan Foundation, Kenya, P.O. Box 40898, 00100, Nairobi.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
The Aga Khan Foundation is an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network (www.akdn.org)

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