HR Coordinator US Company Careers – Andela

Organisation: Andela
Duty Station: 
Kampala, Uganda
About US:
Andela is a network
of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies
build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa’s
most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, and
Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African
continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.
Job Summary:
The HR Coordinator will work with the People and Culture team to build our
organizational capacity and ensure we are creating an environment in which our
staff can realize their full potential. To be successful in this role, the
right candidate will bring extensive knowledge and experience in providing
People generalist support for Andela Uganda across all functional areas,
including non-Fellows recruitment, employee relations, benefits administration,
performance management, compensation, HRIS, and training.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  As
the People and Culture Coordinator, you will:
  • Work with the People and Culture team to
    develop People systems in assigned functional areas, e.g. Orientation
    Program, Recruitment Program (non-Fellows), Benefits Program, etc.
  • Co-assist and co-own with production of
    deliverables for People strategy development and initiatives.
  • Work with the People and Culture team
    for development of systems approach to support various People programs.
  • Study and analyze market and data trends
    and use this information to formulate, implement, document, and evaluate
    processes, systems or programs.
  • Work with the People and Culture team to
    ensure day-to-day operations of People-related functions are addressed in
    a timely, efficient, and proactive manner.
  • Provide regular briefings to the People
    and Culture team on benefit matters, including the status of recruitment,
    training, leave balances, etc.
  • Maintain a thorough awareness of
    developments in labor laws and legislations and advise management accordingly.
  • Under the direction of the People and
    Culture Lead, coordinate Andela Uganda non-Fellows recruitment process and
    work with team members to ensure a smooth process flow from identification
    of a vacancy to the filling of that vacancy.
  • Assist in developing job descriptions
    and maintaining all job descriptions of staff.
  • Ensure conformity with recruitment
    requirements and compliance with the rules and regulations.
  • Coordinate the preparation of vacancy
    announcements in consultation with the People and Culture Lead
  • Review and screen applicants for basic
    compliance with position qualifications, summarizes CVs for easier
    evaluation by the departmental heads.
  • Provide specialist employee relations
    advice and guidance with particular respect to disciplinary, grievance and
    absence, to ensure acceptable levels of individual employee performance.
  • Support the effective implementation of
    all employee welfare schemes including the Health Insurance scheme and the
    Pension scheme. Liaise closely with benefits and pension administrators on
    behalf of management.
  • Assist in coordinating and/or conducting
    training workshops to Uganda staff on such topics as supervisory skills,
    performance assessments, effective interviewing, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
  • The applicant should preferably hold a
    BS/BA degree in Human Resources, Social Sciences or its recognized
    equivalent with 5 years of relevant experience or MS/MA degree in Human
    Resources, Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized
    equivalent, and 3 years relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural
    environments is required.
  • Certified member of Chartered Institute
    of Personnel Management or related body is an advantage.
  • Ability to work with others and to
    develop and maintain compatibility among staff, subcontractors, and
    recipients of assistance.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and
    status on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to
    manage high volume work-flow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high
    level of accuracy.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and
    follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Must exhibit high levels of
    professionalism, integrity and ethical values at all times.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality for
    sensitive Human Resources issues or projects and use judgment to execute
    duties and responsibilities.
  • Record keeping, report preparation,
    filing methods and records management techniques.
  • Use a computer to accurately and rapidly
    enter and retrieve data and information.
  • Working knowledge of in-country
    employment regulations, e.g. Ugandan labor/employee relations statutes and
    capacity to apply them to Andela Uganda.
  • Ability to intervene with all levels of
    staff, partners and contractors, individuals from diverse cultures, and
    the public with diplomacy and firmness.
  • Strong knowledge in salary structure and
    development, benefits and compensation, surveys/benchmarking and job
    evaluation systems.
  • Excellent written, oral and
    interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Objectivity and the ability to apply
    People rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work
    under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a
    member of a team.
  • Attention to detail with a high degree
    of accuracy.
How to Apply:
All qualified
candidates should apply online at the link below.
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