Human Resources and Organisational Development Manager job offer at Plan International
Human Resources and Organisational Development Manager job offer at Plan International.
Human Resources and Organisational Development Manager job offer at Plan International. Plan International is an independent non-profit development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.
We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it is girls who are most affected.
Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.
We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.
We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 75 years, and are now active in more than 70 countries.
The Country Human Resource and Organizational Development Manager is ultimately responsible for the implementation of Plan International’s global Human Resource Strategy contextualized to the local conditions and ensure the achievement of Plan International Cameroon business strategy through excellent people management practices.
The Human Resources and Organizational Development Manager supports the Transformation process taking place at Plan International Cameroon by ensuring that the right structures are in place, staffed with the right people in the right positions. The Human Resources and Organizational Development Manager is also responsible for ensuring continuous excellence in Human Ressources by promoting the appropriate Job Profiles and compensation packages to attract the required skills and the right caliber of professionals.
The Country Human Resource Manager is a member of the Country Management Team.
- Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Child Protection (CPP) and Gender Equality and Inclusion (GEI) are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy, including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
- Commitment to ensuring Plan International’s feminist leadership agenda is built into all aspects of the organization’s operations and delivery,
- Provide strategic HR input into the development of Country Strategy (CS), taking an overview of the HR strategies within this to ensure that they incorporate effective workforce planning tools and are aligned to Global HR strategy;
- Drive operational excellence in line with Plan’s strategy and focuses on meeting customer needs and delivery of the agreed services at high quality, on time and within budget;
- Risks presented by context are managed to provide maximum prevention (information and training available to improve staff skills and resilience, advisory packs produced and revised regularly for all visitors, incident reporting on all risk issues set up and managed, etc.);
- Analyze and develop an efficient workforce in alignment with organizational strategy;
- Develop and continuous improvement of onboarding processes, adapted to both development and emergencies contexts.
- Develop staff career planning strategies.
- Develop and structure staff succession planning, based on Country Office needs and by local laws (preparation for retirement);
- Develop an annual budget taking into account the diverse funding streams.
Ensure that employee’s benefits packages are optimized, ensuring value for money (salaries, insurance, rewards, etc.)
Skills & Behaviours
- Excellent writing and speaking skills, in English and French.
- Proven expertise in the full range of general HR needs including workforce planning, data management, recruitment, payroll, HR systems, and employee relations, are essentials.
- Experience in SAGE payroll system.
- Skills in supporting strategic planning and human resourcing requirements.
- Communication – excellent negotiation and influencing skills;
- Actively drives performance forward in the areas of the business for which they are responsible;
- Involves others in setting and achieving goals;
- Creates a strong sense of purpose within own part of the business and with stakeholders;
- Holds self and others to account to deliver on agreed goals and standards of behaviors;
- Makes a substantial contribution to broader strategy;
- Sees own participation in the organization and the broader Plan International and external contexts;
- Balances future vision with practical delivery;
- Able to identify and manage risks to the organization;
- Effective communicator;
- Cross-culturally apt.
- Acts as a team player, willing to get the best outcome overall, adjusting own priorities if necessary.
- Creates and delivers results in complex partnerships, keeping critical stakeholders on board.
- Sets an influential learning culture within the organization.
- Uses opportunities across Plan to develop others.
- Remains calm and positive under pressure and in stressful situations;
- Leads significant change while keeping staff and stakeholders on board.