HR and Administration-Team Leader at DRC, Gambella, Ethiopia

Deadline: 18 February 2019

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of HR and Administration-Team Leader in Gambella, Ethiopia. The duration of this post is 6 months.

The HR and Administration-Team Leader is responsible for performing general administration functions, managing administration staff and play a key role in the overall HR functions including staff recruitment, contracts management, skills development, performance management, orientation, timesheet tracking.

DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The HR and Administration-Team Leader will perform the following functions:

  • Management of HR processes:-
    • Provide professional advice to project managers on a range of HR issues.
    • Ensure the performance management system is implemented on time.
    • Assist in development of annual staff development plan.
    • Compile monthly report for submission to the finance and Administration coordinator Salary & Benefits.
    • Process statutory payment and ensure monthly and annual returns are submitted on timely basis.
    • Timely enrolment of staff in to insurance benefits package. Assuring staff list is current at all times.
    • Monitor expiry of staff contract and advice AM/finance & Admin Coordinator on timely basis.
    • Maintain a s knowledge of ru HR policies sand ain leave tracking ensure employee adherence.
    • The recruitment processes ensuring compliance to hiring procedures as outlined in the HR & Administration manual.
    • Facilitate recruitment processes by posting job adverts, collect applications from applicants, administering tests; verifying prior employment by contacting references; scheduling appointments; maintaining records and information.
  • Administration and Office Management:
    • Provide office management secretarial tasks by entering, formatting, and printing information; organizing work schedules of support staff maintaining equipment and office supplies.
    • Responsible for setting appointments, arranging meetings, maintaining calendars, copying files, entering data into computer systems.
    • Assure staff living conditions are comfortable and make recommendations for improvement as necessary.
    • Oversee administration tasks related to housing and office management.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • College Degree/Diploma in human resources, management, or relevant field.
  • Minimum of 3 year’s of HR and Admin experience preferably with an INGO.
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work in complex and difficult circumstances.
  • High level of personal initiative, analytical skills and pro-active problem solving.
  • Demonstrated people’s management skills. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to develop and maintain working relationships across the organization.
  • Be a team player.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Commitment to learning and implementing organizational policies and procedures.
  • Excellent Proficiency in MS office packages.
  • Nationality of Ethiopia.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit updated CV and cover letter explaining their motivation and why they are suited for the post with their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.