Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Aga Khan Foundations,Human Resources Manager Jobs in Tanzania

Strategic Partnership:
 Ensure the effective delivery of support and HR services to staff in Tanzania.
 Implement Human Resource policies in support of organizational goals and ensure the consistent application and
interpretation of existing policies through appropriate consultation, coaching and communication.

 Understand best practice in managing change and support the management team in the delivery of change.§
 Ensure the provision of good quality, appropriate and clearly communicated advice to line managers on all
aspects of the HR function.
Performance Management and Staff Development
 Set the tone in terms of a positive management culture and ethics and facilitate their institutionalisation at all
 Develop a culture of performance management and succession planning across the organization, where staff are
held accountable and rewarded for high performance
 Ensure that performance reviews are conducted regularly by supervisors in alignment with organizational goals;
provide training and advise to managers on effective implementation of performance management
 Provide guidance on staff capacity building and in formulating the annual training calendar, and facilitation of
in-house training programs such as performance management
 Ensure that staff have access to HR guidance on individual development opportunities arising from performance
review feedback and personal career development interests
Staff Recruitment and Retention
 Ensure appropriate recruitment, retention and succession of staff including orientation programmes; design and
implementation of compensation and performance management systems relevant for both development and
emergencies, and career development for staff
 Ensure that employment terms and conditions and practices are fair and equitable, consistent, compliant with
local regulations and AKF EA’s human resource policies and best practice
 In liaison with the Country Director and the Regional HR Manager, prepare terms and conditions of employment
and issue all employment and consultancy contracts in compliance with Tanzania Labour Law and regional HR
best practices
 Design and ensure induction for all new AKF EA staff, Interns and fellows, and support line managers to carry
out inductions
 Ensure outgoing staff go through a proper exit interview to gather
§ feedback and insights on AKF EA’s program, organizational processes and systems
Management of Human Resources Information Management System
 Ensure the HRMIS system is appropriately, updated and utilised in a
§ timely and accurate manner. This includes setting up new starters, terminating leavers, amending personal details, updating contract information, inputting performance ratings, training information and absence
 Be the point of contact for all country office HR MIS users regarding system issues, queries and enhancements
 Maintain confidentiality in respect of all staff records whether
§ manual or computer maintained and ensure that all records are held securely
 Liaising with the IT Department for technical support and updates regarding the HR MIS
The ideal candidate will have:
 A master’s degree in Management, human resources management, social or business studies.
 At least 5 years’ relevant work experience with a successful track
§ record. Experience in a development organization will be an advantage.
 Good knowledge and experience of generalist HR issues, including
§ Tanzania Labour Law, recruitment and selection, interpretation and application of policies and procedures, restructuring, reward and employee relations
 Experience in managing staff located in multi-locations within a multi-component development programme.
 Excellent communication skills (Verbal and Written in English and
§ Kiswahili), with the ability to provide clear effective advice on a range of HR issues
 Experience with the implementation and management of HR Information Management Systems.
 Strong organizational skills with exceptional multi-tasking abilities
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter quoting the title of the position, a CV and the Names and contact information of three referees (at least two of which must be professional) before the close of business on January 21, 2017 to the
Country Director,
Aga Khan Foundation (Tanzania),by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Aga Khan Foundation,
Tanzania Office,
P.O Box 125, Dar es Salaam,
Tanzania. Please quote the title of the position applied for in the e-mail subject line or on the application envelope. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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