Human Resources Officer

at Vodevlern
Location Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of
Date Posted July 21, 2021
Category Human Resource / HR
Job Type Full-time
Currency TZS



VODEVLERN is seeking to hire a competent and motivated Human Resource Officer based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Characteristic Duties - The HR Officer –will provide guidance, advice and general Human Resources (HR) support for VODEVLERN offices based in Dar es Salaam. Overseeing all elements of the employee lifecycle for VODEVLERN staff, the role will either provide services directly or liaise with the host organisation to ensure recruitment. Inductions, contracting, performance management, HR policies and processes are in place and complied with. The role will work closely with the Head Office to provide an efficient HR service to VODEVLERN staff and provide support to the Programme Office Directors.

HR Information Management:
➢ Ensure all VODEVLERN HR policies, procedure and forms are complied with and consistently used. Where necessary, updated regularly in line with local labor laws.
➢ Maintain and update electronic personnel files including payroll information, ensuring confidentiality and compliance with VODEVLERN data protection regulations.
➢ Assist with Performance Management process
➢ Assist Project Manager in Nationalisation plan
➢ Assist Project Manager in Nationalisation plan
➢ Adherence and implementation of HR Policies, Administration & Reporting.
➢ Assist with Payroll & Leave Management

➢ Review and grade job descriptions in line with VODEVLERN’S position evaluation process to ensure organisation consistency.
➢ Manage the recruitment process including advertising, shortlisting, interviewing and job offer, ensuring all necessary immigration and legal checks are made and local laws complied with. (If hosted, the host will conduct the immigration and legal checks and may be involved in the interview/job offer process).

Contract Management including Compensation and Benefits
➢ Responsible for drafting and ensuring legal compliance on offer letters, contracts and administration for all types of employment (permanent, temporary, consultancy, volunteers etc).
➢ Responsible for liaising with the host on the monitoring and reviewing of contractual arrangements to ensure they are aligned with VODEVLERN expectations.
➢ Manage Immigration and Expatriates

Requirements / Expectations of The Role
➢ Strong experience working in a general HR position in a NGO organisation or charity.
➢ Knowledge of employment laws in Tanzania and ideally in South Africa, Cameroon, Madagascar and Angola.
➢ Bachelor Degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent
➢ Strong clear and concise communication skills must be approachable, friendly and open minded about different cultures and ways of working and have good interpersonal skills.
➢ Must be fluent in spoken and written English, other languages skills desirable.
➢ Strong Computer skills, word, outlook and excel skills essential.