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  • Head of Human Resources (HHR)
    Kenya, Eastern Africa

    The HHR is our gravitas for talent, and will maintain and enhance the organization's human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices.

    What you will do

    • Maintain the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions relevant to Chipper’s success
    • Maintain organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; advice management on candidate selection; conduct and analyze exit interviews; recommend changes
    • Prepare employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs
    • Maintain a pay plan by conducting periodic pay surveys; schedule and conduct job evaluations; prepare pay budgets; monitor and schedule individual pay actions; recommend, plan, and implement pay structure revisions
    • Ensure planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training management to coach and discipline employees; schedule management conferences with employees; hear and resolve employee grievances; counsel employees and supervisors
    • Maintain employee benefits programs and inform employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommend benefit programs to management; direct the processing of benefit claims; obtain and evaluate benefit contract bids; award benefit contracts; design and conduct educational programs on benefit programs
    • Ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conduct investigations; maintain records; represent the organization at hearings
    • Maintain management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures
    • Maintain historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keep past and current records
    • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; review professional publications; establish personal networks; participate in professional societies
    • Complete human resource operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; follow up on work results
    • Maintain human resource staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees
    • Maintain human resource staff job results by counselling and disciplining employees; plan, monitor, and appraise job results
    • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed

    What we are looking for in you

    • HR Functional expertise: 5+ years of relevant HR experience; including a familiarity with HR policies, procedures, processes, and compliance
    • Leadership: Experience in leading a team, coaching, mentoring and developing employees
    • Experience managing a partially remote team a plus
    • Willingness to be hands-on and comfortable working alongside the team you’re leading
    • Curious and analytical mind-set: Ability to centre your priorities and decision making around metrics
    • Broad Kenya/ Africa expertise: Understanding of various employment laws in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda etc., and their impact on company’s HR practices and policies
    • Project management: Experience in managing HR projects, and in organizing and prioritizing new projects, and supporting the business and people teams through significant process changes
    • Technical experience: Experience with Workday, Taleo etc. or other pertinent HR system a must

    Your perks

    • Basic monthly salary: Competitive
    • Benefits: Chipper employee stock option program, comprehensive health insurance cover, work permit for foreign staff, monthly airtime allowance, 26-day annual leave, a stocked kitchen, and plenty of ping-pong and foosball
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