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The Jane Goodall Institute

Manager, Human Resources and Operations job Post

Location:  Jobs in Uganda 2021 - 2022


Work Hours: Full-time, 08 hours per day

Salary: UGX

No. of vacancies: 01

Deadline: 16 November 2021

Hiring Organization: The Jane Goodall Institute

Job Details:

POSITION SUMMARY
The Manager, Human Resources and Operations will be primarily responsible for improving systems, processes and policies in support of JGI-USA Africa Programs which implements strategies to achieve JGI’s mission – “to understand and protect chimpanzees, other apes and their habitats, and to work towards creating an informed and compassionate critical mass of people who will help to create a better world for people, other animals and our shared environment.”
Reports To: Vice President of Africa Programs
Location: Flexible with a preference for US, Uganda or Tanzania

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Candidates in this position regularly perform the following duties and responsibilities:
Human Resources:
• Determine new staff requirements for program implementation and impact (in consultation with senior managers in country offices).
• In conjunction with country-level Executive Directors track staff development needs and recommended/justified trainings to fill gaps in line with the Africa Programs strategy.
• Lead identification and implementation of initiatives that maintain high morale and team cohesion.
Operations:
• Conduct review of all country offices to ensure that registration is current and in adherence to local government policies.
• Develop appropriate asset management systems to track assets for purposes on supporting programs, activities and personnel. Includes fleet management, ICT, and all moveable assets in AP.
• Responsible for overall property management and ensuring appropriateness of property to programmatic/team needs (e.g., office relocation/rental properties, etc.).
• Facilitate the review and updates to Emergency and Evacuation Policies in AP country offices and the US office.
• In collaboration with ED’s, lead security planning to prepare, coordinate and respond to arising security challenges from insecurity, volcano explosion, etc.
• Review and support the establishment of Standard Operating Procedures for country offices.
• Coordinate travel for AP and AP contractors to ensure that travel is managed in accordance with funding available (with accurate allocation to projects) and donor rules and regulations.
• Lead review and establishment of MoU’s and Contractor Agreements.


Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management or related field;
Language Skills: Mandatory strong written and spoken English Skills; French (Spoken) strongly preferred;
Past Experience: At least 7 years management and/or human resource experience with supervisory experience. Demonstrated experience working in sub-Saharan Africa mandatory, experience working in Francophone Africa a strong plus.

Competencies of all senior JGI staff include:
• Experience managing, motivating, and inspiring excellence in a team
• High ethical standards
• Ability to build collaborative relationships and effective workgroups
• Ability to effectively communicate at all levels and with multiple constituents
• Independent thinker with strong customer service orientation, collaborative work style, and a team player
• Attention to detail
• Excellent organizational skills
• Desire to work for a mission-driven organization

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Salary commensurate with training and experience. Competitive benefits package.

Application procedure

Use the link below to apply.
https://janegoodall.recruitee.com/o/manager-human-resources-and-operations

Date Posted: 2021-11-03

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