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  • Posted: Mar 26, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Evidence Action scales proven interventions that improve the lives of millions. We only implement cost-effective programs whose efficacy is backed by substantial rigorous evidence. We identify innovative, appropriate financing mechanisms and build best-practice operational models. We voraciously self-evaluate, learn, and improve our models for scaling effect...
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    Senior Associate, People & Culture

    Job purpose

    • Evidence Action is looking for a seasoned People & Culture (P&C) professional with experience managing P&C operations and activities in a multi – country, multi – cultural context. The Senior Associate, People & Culture will play an integral role in coordinating the delivery of P&C activities associated with anticipated growth in the Africa Region. 

    Duties and responsibilities:

    HR Policies, Processes and Programs:

    • Participate in the implementation of People & Culture (P&C) initiatives, working with the team and staff to help identify and create streamlined and scalable process improvements across the function.
    • Spearhead daily functions of the P&C department across East & Southern sub-regional areas including recruitment & selection, onboarding, administering pay, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices.
    • Coordinate and execute P&C projects across the region including tracking and reporting on status, risks, issues and dependencies.
    • Support the country P&C teams to manage the full employee experience, from on-boarding to exit management, ensuring all processes are performed in a timely, efficient, and meticulously documented manner.
    • Support policy updates and conduct biennual reviews of the employee handbooks, ensuring they address employees across all entities and adheres to the latest P&C updates in national policies.
    • Provide day-to-day technical advice & guidance on employee relations and performance management matters to staff and management in accordance with the prevailing employment laws and internal policies and procedures. 

    Performance Management:

    • Coordinate the performance management process for regional staff and provide oversight to probation, KPI reviews, and offboarding processes.

    Learning and Development:

    • Develop, maintain and coordinate a training plan that details required training that is delivered within the agreed/specific timescales and ensure outcomes are appropriately measured and reported on.

    Employee Engagement:

    • Coordinate the execution of employee satisfaction surveys on an annual basis and leverage the results to enhance staff and organizational well-being.

    Data & Analytics:

    • Demonstrate an interest in data analytics, extracting actionable insights, collaborating on stakeholder reports, and taking a proactive approach to address highlighted gaps for improvements.
    • Promote the use and optimization of systems and tools to streamline processes and enhance the overall employee experience.
    • Independently seek and utilize information to resolve P&C issues and compliance matters.



    • Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Humanities, Sociology or a related field and an additional HR certification such as CHRP/ SHRM / SPHRi will be required. 
    • A minimum of 4 years HR generalist experience; INGO experience will be an added advantage.
    • Multi country, multicultural work experience is required.
    • Project management experience – experience managing human resources functions during a growth phase is desired.
    • Demonstrable knowledge of good and dynamic P&C practices in employee relations and performance management.
    • Ability to build and execute short- and long-term work plans.
    • Technologically proficient in use of technology to communicate effectively & professionally.
    • Good understanding of employment legislation.
    • Strong written and verbal communication, analytical and data management skills.
    • Sound knowledge of P&C best practices.
    • Results oriented and strong attention to details.
    • Passionate, highly self - motivated, energetic and enthusiastic team player.
    • Must have legal authorization to work in Kenya.

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