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  • Posted: May 30, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Summit Recruitment & Search was established in 2009 to address the recruitment, mass recruitment, executive search, outsourcing and training needs of companies based in Kenya or wanting to enter the Kenyan, East African, South African and African market. We have a leading proven track record in our field in South Africa, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Rw...
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    People & Development Director (International NGO)

    Key Requirements

    • Advise on optimal organization structure and provide guidance on job banding, salary ranges, benefits and cost to company financial considerations
    • Ensure the organization is compliant with employee legislation and tax requirements
    • Development, roll out and activation of HR and Admin policies in line with organization’s vision, mission and value
    • Support and guide on HR operations processes within your purview
    • Negotiating employment and other legal contracts
    • Oversight and checking of all legal agreements and contracts in particular rental, HR contracts, services and goods contracts relating to HR and Admin
    • Mapping and action planning for timely management of all legal agreements
    • Manage the recruitment process efficiently and effectively
    • Ensure that the processes are transparent and that internal development opportunities are maximized
    • Monitoring and analysis of all policies and procedures as they support compliant and efficient support services work in line with values
    • Communication and roll out of policies through excellent induction and staff briefing activities
    • Field visits to ensure staff issues are addressed in a timely manner and corrective action taken where necessary
    • Self-assessment and regular safety checks and documentation across all workplace
    • Registration of incidents and action planning
    • Development and delivery of effective training to support staff health & Safety
    • Processing of work permits and NGO board and Immigrations documents
    • Legal matters related to HR and Admin issues
    • Oversight of security and logistics function
    • Develop learning and development policy in collaboration with the Country Management team
    • Identify the learning and development needs of the People & development and Admin Team, where appropriate provide tailored training and support
    • Evaluate and access the impact of learning initiatives and activities
    • Manage relationships with suppliers to the P&D team, including law firms, employment agencies, recruitment agencies


    • Master’s degree in Business Administration, HR or in any related discipline
    • Registered with a relevant professional body
    • Experience in an INGO at a senior managerial position
    • Strong leadership skills and ability to inspire and engage a team for high performance
    • Highly systematic and organised to ensure tight management of systems and record keeping
    • Excellent communication skills for negotiation and conflict resolution
    • Proven experience in establishing and achieving team goals and deliverables with systematic planning and KPIs
    • Budget management
    • A skilled negotiator
    • A clear attention to detail
    • Strategic thinker, excellent analytical skills
    • Interest in public health, particularly sexual and reproductive health
    • Flexibility to operate in a changing
    • Able to communicate effectively (both written and oral) at all levels

    Deadline for applications: 25th June, 2023

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