Job Summary

This role is for a HR leader who can lead and manage a comprehensive HR service through a range of projects and activities in areas such as, but not limited to: Workforce Planning and Recruitment; On-boarding/Off-boarding; Performance Management; Organisational Culture; Learning and Career Development; HR Compliance and Staff Relations; Diversity and Inclusion; Policy and Procedure Development; and Staff Records Management.

Reporting to the Founder, you will manage our three HR teams i.e. HR General, Learning and Career Development, and Recruitment and be responsible for improving staff engagement, participation and retention.


  • Develop and implement a HR strategy
  • Contribute to the development of a collaborative high performing organisational culture by building staff and organisational capability
  • Develop an effective performance management system ensuring that organisational values are translated into measurable competencies, behaviours and objectives and that job descriptions, performance standards, and performance evaluation instruments are aligned
  • Develop and implement learning and career development initiatives for all staff and recommend staff training that will enhance growth and development
  • Prepare and analyse HR metrics and provide reports that support decision making
  • Implement new, and enhance existing staff recognition and reward programs
  • Champion the ADC culture and ensure all staff are aware of the expectations
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase Diversity & Inclusion within the organization
  • Develop and implement an annual People Survey, communicate results and own activity plan to drive improved staff engagement
  • Review and approve HR policies and procedures and recommend improvements
  • Contribute to development of a customised HR management system


  • Excellent knowledge of HR General, Learning and Career Development, and Recruitment
  • At least 2 years of senior HR leadership experience within a small to medium sized organisation
  • Experience of setting up new HR functions and processes would be desirable
  • Significant experience of initiating, delivering, leading and embedding change initiatives
  • Available to volunteer at least 7 hours a week

What we offer you:

  • Professional learning and development opportunities
  • An opportunity to build on your work experience within the HR sector
  • An opportunity to be part of a team that is changing lives in Africa
  • An opportunity to build your professional network by working with a diverse team
  • We will provide work reference for you

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