Regional Human Resource Advisor

at Edukans
Published November 7, 2022
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category Human Resource  
Job Type Full Time  


Are you an experienced HR professional with a heart for education? Do you want to further professionalize our international HR policy? We are currently recruiting a Regional HR advisor based in Nairobi though working with all the four country offices and in line with the Edukans International office at the Netherlands

Your New Challenge

As our new HR advisor, you will work closely with the HR manager in the Netherlands. Your primary focus is on professionalizing the HR policy for our offices in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, and Uganda. In addition, you will advise Country Offices on implementing our HR policy, integrity policies, plus other HR functions including and not limited to staff recruitment, onboarding, training, development & motivation, performance management /appraisals & compensation, Scaling and succession planning, HR data and analytics, among others.

In Essence, You…

Design, develop and implement international HR policy, with country specific manuals, in collaboration with the country directors.
Analyze as well as advise, based on an international benchmark, regarding the employment conditions of colleagues at our country offices.
Advise country directors on recruitment, integrity, and all related HR topics.
Coordinate the recruitment and hiring process for Edukans Country Offices and, where needed improve our recruitment policy.
Support and assist the ongoing digitalization of our HR policy and processes, both in the Netherlands and internationally.
Participate in various projects and advise wherever you see undiscovered opportunities
We are looking forward to getting acquainted if you…

Are an experienced and professional HR advisor with understanding of the four (4) country offices contexts (at least 5 years’ experience as a senior HR advisor)
Can develop and implement international HR policies and are up to date on (international) HR trends and developments. (Demonstrate previous experience in HR policies)
Are eager to help create educational opportunities for children and young people so they can confidently build their future.
Are focused on solutions and are culturally sensitive.
Can plan and organize your work well.
Can easily switch between strategy and operational tasks.
Have good English communication skills.
Have an HR degree, an advanced degree (Masters) will be an added advantage
Look forward to and can travel to our country offices.

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