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World Vision

World Vision


Position: People & Culture Business Partner/Coordinator
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Gambella - Ethiopia
Posted date: 1 month ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience the fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Employee Contract Type:

Local - Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

The People & Culture (P&C) Business Partner- Grants/ Emergencies, plays a crucial role in the execution of the HR Transformation Strategy. Partnering with Emergency response areas Hub and AP Leaders in support of strategic business objectives. Reporting to the Manager, P&C Business Partner (HO, Grants, and Emergencies), this role works collaboratively with Hub & P&C Business Partners unit to deliver integrated HR solutions, including workforce planning, performance management, talent transformation, management and leadership development, digitalization, and all issues related to the rhythm of the P&C business. (S)he will encourage the use of innovative People Management/Organization Development resources, tools, and practices to reinforce and positively change beliefs, attitudes, operating models, and structure of organizations to facilitate the delivery of Our Promise

Major Responsibility

Strategic Partner:

  • Strategic Partner for the Grants & Emergency Operations Leadership Team client group:
  • Work as a first-level consultant for Grant & Emergency operation leaders to identify strategic people needs.
  • Acts as a thought partner for Grant & emergency response leaders to improve people-related priorities in the business unit.
  • Assist leaders with strategic planning and forecasting needs regarding people.
  • Provide assistance and guidance to leaders on the full range of P&C activities associated with the rhythm of P&C business such as:
  • Job Analysis
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Onboarding & Orientation
  • Performance Reviews
  • Employee Development initiatives
  • Promotions
  • Rewards and recognition programs
  • Contract management (renewals/changes)
  • Staff Care
  • Terminations and Exits
  • Act as an initial point of contact and intermediary for emergency response leaders in assigned business units.
  • Coach leaders on HR and people management practice.
  • Maintain a current understanding of the client’s department, strategy, and people-related issues by becoming a valuable member of the client's leadership team.
  • Collaborate with the Emergency Grant Acquisition & Management team participating in strategic and tactical planning sessions in support of the hiring managers and WVE People and Culture Division, coordinate and drive staff recruitment processes, including, job advertisement, short-listing candidates, scheduling written tests and interviews, and follow-up on reference checks.
  • Support new staff through the onboarding process, ensuring that they have been fully oriented on WVE policies.
  • Lead the orientation process for new staff and ensure P&C core documents are signed and accurately filed (i.e., Police Background checks, Disclosure form/Conflict of interest, Child protection, Employee Code of conduct, Core values);
  • Employee Champion acts as a single point of contact and intermediary for employees, Emergency operations team leaders, and managers in assigned business units.
  • Directing employees to the P&C Helpdesk and P&C Generalist Services in the Operations Effectiveness Unit as appropriate. Handling employee issues that are escalated from the P&C Help Desk.
  • Provides guidance, counseling, and training to executives on employee relations issues.
  • Assist leaders and managers with issues related to interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance reviews, and other HR topics.

Prepares job announcement notices based on the job descriptions and candidate profiles proposed by the hiring department and disseminates information on job opportunities through appropriate media.

  • Follows up with probationers, employment contract expiry dates, and acting periods and reminds line managers of prompt action.

Leadership and Coaching:

  • Closely follow up and prepare reports on HR /Matrices and other methods as appropriate.
  • work with emergency response and grants BPs under Emergency operations to understand P &C Policies, Processes, and Systems

Required Professional Experience

  • 7 years of experience in Human Resources (HR) Business Partnering or related specialist role. INGO experience working in field operations and hardship locations.
  • Strong consultation skills and experience influencing and interacting with senior leaders. Outstanding people and client relationship skills.
  • Proficient in coaching, mediating, influencing, facilitation, presentation, communication, analysis, and problem-solving.
  • Thorough knowledge of human resource management practices and employment-related legislation. Demonstrated HR experience in a multi-business & multi-cultural unit environment. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Able to communicate complex ideas and business concepts in accessible terms.
  • Able to exercise excellent professional judgment.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification:

  • BA in Management, Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field.
  • Preferred: MBA, MPM, or MPA in Public Admin.
  • Professional membership of relevant HR body
  • Experience in Workday or similar human resources information system
  • HEAT (hostile environment awareness training) and SRMT (security risk management training) or a UN equivalent
  • Enterprise Risk Management Training
  • Certification in trauma counseling or certain basic training in this area
  • Adult Safeguarding Training
  • Understanding/Training in local labor law

Language Requirements

  • Good command of oral and written English and Amharic

Applicant Types Accepted:

  • Local Applicants Only