The African Climate Foundation (ACF) is the first and only African-led climate change re-granting organisation on the continent. Through a combination of grant making, fellowships, transformational research, technical assistance, coalition building and advocacy the ACF seeks to support interventions at the nexus of climate change, and development that have the greatest potential to deliver long-term socio-economic transformation and inclusive development.

Job Position: Senior HR Manager

Job Location: Remote

Job Description

  • Reporting to the Executive Director, the Senior Human Resource Manager will develop the HR strategy in conjunction with the Executive team, and lead the implementation of all aspects of the employee lifecycle areas in line with the business strategy.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Partners with the leadership team to understand and execute the organisation’s human resources strategy as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruitment, retention, and succession planning.
  2. In conjunction with the HR team members, manages the end-to-end talent acquisition process and onboarding for new staff.
  3. Manages all employee conflict, disciplinaries and terminations.
  4. Provides support and guidance to management and other staff when complex or sensitive issues arise.
  5. Creates the learning and development strategy and oversees training or skills initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
  6. Oversee the development and implementation of succession planning.
  7. Implement a wellness programme and manage wellness activities.
  8. Implementation and management of performance review system and associated processes.
  9. Manages HR projects related to OD initiatives and liaising with donors and stakeholders to manage these initiatives.
  10. Responsible for evaluating job descriptions and benchmarking new roles, or involved with associated projects.
  11. Oversees the employee offboarding process ensuring that exit interviews and knowledge transfer documents and handover processes are completed.
  12. Implementation or oversight of HR administration.
  13. Champion a high- performance culture and support the leadership team and all employees to strengthen the ACF’s culture.
  14. Create and oversee the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) plan for the ACF and ensure that this aligns with the ACF’s values, business strategy and commitments.
  15. Maintains compliance with legislation, and is responsible for updating policies and processes related to any changes to maintain compliance.
  16. Managing allocated HR budgets with the finance executive.
  17. Flexibility to contribute to other organisational initiatives when required.

Job Requirements

  1. Post graduate qualification in HR, Industrial Psychology, Business Administration or a related field.
  2. At least 10 years relevant HR generalist experience, of which at least 5 years should be at a management level partnering with Senior Management teams.
  3. Experience working for a Pan-African or Global organisation within the non- profit sector.
  4. Experience working on OD projects highly advantageous.
  5. Stays abreast of HR trends, best practices and legislation.
  6. Ability to relate to other staff and foster teamwork.
  7. Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.
  8. Strong interpersonal communication skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively.
  9. Detail oriented and works with high levels of accuracy.
  10. Ability to innovate to create and implement continuous improvement initiatives.

Application Deadline
5th April 2024

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Should you not hear back from us by 30 April 2024, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.