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The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) is seeking a dynamic, people focused Human Resource professional to support the development of our team in Mozambique as a HR Officer. This role will be based out of the GAIN office in Maputo, Mozambique.
GAIN is a Swiss-based foundation launched at the UN in 2002 to tackle the human suffering caused by malnutrition. Working with both governments and businesses, we aim to transform food systems so that they deliver more nutritious food for all people. In particular, we aim to make healthier food choices more desirable, more available, and more affordable. GAIN’s mission is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition.
About the Role
Reporting to the Head of Operations, the HR Officer is responsible for the employee life cycle management of staff in the Mozambique office. The HR Officer will work in close collaboration with the global HR team ensuring compliance with local and global HR policies and the deployment of global HR initiatives. Key responsibilities include;
- Adhering to all GAIN policies in force, promote their applications and ensure compliance with local labour law as well as with GAIN HR internal processes.
- Advise and support people managers and team members on internal HR processes working closing with the global HR team
- Act as the primary point of contact for HR matters and handle HR related queries from staff to resolution or escalation as necessary.
- Responsible for all HR communications to the office, under the supervision of the Head of Operations
- Supporting and handling work relating to recruitment, employee-life cycle, performance management, employee engagement, HR administration and leave management
You must be a self-starter with proven experience of working in a similar role, preferably with an NGO or international organisation. You'll be an effective communicator and be able to use this skill to develop positive relationships to motivate the team. In addition, you will have a sound understanding of Mozambican labour law and be able to confidently apply HR management practices for the benefit of staff and management. You must be confident and fully conversant in business English, both written and verbal, as well as Portuguese.
About our offer
The starting salary on offer for this role is from $20,520 USD to $23,483 USD per annum, depending on experience.
GAIN has a fair and competitive salary structure that allows for annual progression subject to good performance. In addition, GAIN offers a total of 37 days holiday per year (including annual leave, public holidays and additional office closure days), an attractive pension scheme and competitive insurance cover including health, travel and life assurance.
We are committed to the health of our staff, especially in these challenging times, and have developed a programme of wellbeing that includes flexible working, additional leave allowances, wellbeing days, mindfulness coaching and access to independent and confidential counselling.
GAIN also has a strong commitment to professional development. We will support you to grow in your career through both formal and informal training, and are committed to providing opportunities through internal recruitment, secondments and promotion. All of this is delivered in a supportive and collaborative environment.
For more detailed information please see the attached job description. To apply, follow the "Apply Now" link.
This advert closes on 9th August 2022. Early applications are encouraged. GAIN reserves the right to close this advert early should we receive suitable candidates ahead of the closing date.
Applicants must have the existing right to live and work in Mozambique. Please note that GAIN is currently unable to sponsor working visas and relocation.
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to equality of opportunity and creating an inclusive environment where diversity is valued. We are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation and therefore welcome applications from talented and committed people from all backgrounds, representing the diverse societies we operate in.