People & Culture (HR) Officer at World Food Programme (WFP)
- Company: World Food Programme (WFP)
- Location: Tanzania
- State: Dar Es Salaam Jobs
- Job type: Full-Time
- Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Tanzania
JOB VACANCY – PEOPLE & CULTURE (HR) OFFICER
|Reports to:||People & Culture Manager, WWF Tanzania|
|Location:||Dar es salaam|
|Effective date:||July 2022|
Mission of the Department
To ensure WWF Tanzania Country Office applies the highest standards in human resources management in order to facilitate the implementation of its Conservation Strategy.
- Ensures the implementation of human resources policies in the WWF Tanzania Country Office.
- Provides clarification on Human Resources policies and procedures as appropriate to WWF personnel
- Establishes and implements effective human resources organizational and management structures: policies, and processes; and
- Ensures that WWF Tanzania legal requirements in human resources are met, and that human resource practices adhere to WWF Policies, Procedures, and standards.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
- Implements the human resources management component of the WWF TCO Country Action Plan:
- Ensures that best practice in human resources management is available for and applied to all WWF Tanzania personnel;
- Ensure that personnel recruitment, induction, performance appraisals, contract compliance and renewals, and exits are correctly managed
- Ensures that personnel contracts are fair and compliant with both WWF Standards and Tanzania Employment and Labour Relations Act 2004;
- Ensures proper implementation of personnel financial compensation and benefits through payroll
- Ensures the implementation of training and capacity building of all staff;
- Ensures standard personnel records of staff are appropriately kept and stored, updated in timely manner and available as required;
- Ensure the correct application of WWF Tanzania policies and procedures that relate to personnel behavior and policy compliance;
- Ensure Health and Safety Policy is Implemented as well as adherence to all occupational standards.
- carrying out regular internal audits to field projects on HR issues
- Processing of applications and renewals of work permits and residence permits for expatriate staff as authorized & granted by the Government of Tanzania.
- Works closely with and seeks support from, the P&C Manager and the Heads of Departments, and liaises, as appropriate with the Regional Africa Office, WWF International and other WWF offices; on matters of Human resources and
- Performs any other duties as may be requested by the P&C Manager
- University degree in Human Resources Management, Administration, Business Management, or other related fields
- Membership of a relevant professional body would be a strong asset;
- Proven track record in human resources administration and management;
- At least 4 years of professional experience in Human Resources Management;
- Knowledge of the institutional, legal and policy framework of employment and HR management in Tanzania.
Required Skills and Competencies:
- Demonstrated experience in application and administration of human resources management protocols;
- Excellent inter-personal skills, and a sympathetic understanding of human relationships;
- Good guidance, counselling and negotiation skills at all levels.
- Good teamwork skills;
- Excellent oral and written communication in English and Kiswahili;
- Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect and Collaboration
Internal: Interacts with the P&C Manager, Head of Departments, and all WWF Tanzania staff on a daily basis, and as required coordinates and interacts with the project teams, species teams, and WWF Eastern and Southern Africa, and other WWF Network staff.
External: Interacts with national governmental institutions, non-governmental organizations, academic institutions, specialists/consultants and other stakeholders in collaboration with the TCO People & Culture Manager.
Method of ApplicationApplications must include a complete Cover Letter & CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the People & Culture Manager, via email to: [email protected] by 13 June 2022 at 4:30 pm. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce
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