The purpose of this position is to ensure that BYLC is operationally efficient and effective. S/he is responsible for setting strategic human resource and administrative direction; providing a perspective on growth and expansion; and supporting and sustaining a culture of leadership across all units.
The Manager, People Development, will have a thorough understanding of the organization’s requirements regarding human resources and administrative functions. S/he will partner with BYLC President and Manager, Operations, to identify talent gaps and address the needs of management. S/he will be responsible for full, accurate, and equitable administration of all compensation and benefits, and will be directly responsible for monitoring the day-to-day people development tasks.
- Participate in key decisions as a member of the management committee
- Effectively interface with all levels of the organization to coordinate and oversee all of the people-related and office management activities
- Make certain that all administrative systems and processes are highly reliable, finely tuned, and well delivered
- Ensure all job descriptions are kept up to date and deal with any performance or grievance issues in a legally compliant and professional way
- Implement organization's HR policy in line with overall BYLC strategic plans with flexibility to cope with changes in the organization, as and when they occur
- Provide day to day support to line managers on all human resource issues: recruitment, management of staff, staff training, remuneration, promotion, and succession planning.
- Serve as administrative team leader, coach, and advocate for administrative staff
- Keep informed and up to date regarding industry standards and best practices related to non-profit personnel management
- Build relationships with recruiters, draft briefs, set up interviews where necessary and coordinate recruitment
- Other duties as necessary and related
- Master's degree in human resources or a related field
- Five years of professional experience with at least three years of progressive and hands-on HR generalist experience
- Must have a working knowledge and be up-to-date with all relevant employment related laws; experience with developing and operationalizing HR policies
- Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications, with ability to manage a team including executive and office assistants
- Excellent analytical, management, and interpersonal skills
- Superior interpersonal and coaching skills, including patience and ability to work well with staff at all levels.
The Manager, People Development, will report directly to the President and will work closely with all unit heads.
- Competitive salary with housing, health and travel allowances
- Training on leadership and communication from internationally renowned experts
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further assessment.