New Job at World Vision International – Head of People and Culture | Deadline: 26th December, 2019

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Job Title: Head of People and Culture, VisionFund Tanzania
Location: Arusha
Deadline 26-Dec-19
To Manage & coordinate human resources strategy for VisionFund, Tanzania (VFT) – Microfinance Business (MFB) including manpower planning, recruitment & selection, orientation, placement, performance management, compensation package, staff development and talent management.
Ensure that Human Resources (HR) Strategy is developed & implemented in all areas of the organization and in compliance with VFT & VisionFund International (VFI) standards:
• Provides strategic People support and advice on Human Resources issues.
• Updates the employee handbook on a per need basis, and ensures that all revision and addition to the policies are written in the employee handbook; Informs all concerned staff the changes entered into the employee handbook.
• Ensures that good insurance covers for staff are in place that will be of benefit to the organization.
• All Policies are updated.
• As required quarterly present to board People & Culture (P & C) matters.
Staffing Plan & Budgets:
• Contributes and advises in senior management strategic planning, with particular responsibility for HR needs, policies and procedures.
• Prepares and submits annual budget and plan for the approval of the SMT.
• Plans and implements procurements.
• Administers the logistics, safekeeping of the office premises and properties.
Recruitment, Selection, Orientation and Placement:
• Develops letters of appointment, transfer, promotion, and the like; and sends to the concerned staff after approval.
• Conducts “due diligence” or the “fit and proper” test to assess the job applicant’s background and character.
• Ensures that VFT maintains a standardized and systematic hiring and recruitment process; develops or updates hiring policies and procedures most appropriate to individual positions.
• Coordinates all recruitment for VFT: reviews staff requisitions, supervises the hiring and contractual process, and arranges for the new employee’s orientation with the immediate supervisor.

Compensation & Rewards:
• Reviews the benefits scheme (compensation, incentives, and other benefits) on an annual basis; ensures that it is properly administered in accordance with the employee handbook, and if necessary, recommends to the CEO the renewal of the scheme.
• Conducts consultations with department heads to determine performance indicators and benchmarks per position.
• Periodically carries out salaries and benefits surveys for the review process in order to develop and maintain a competitive compensation package and incentive schemes for staff.

Performance Management & Engagement:

• Develop, implement and monitor staff performance appraisals is done on a regular basis.
• Reviews and upgrades the performance appraisal instrument, at least yearly to determine effectiveness and applicability.
• Investigates all disciplinary and grievance cases with the respective staff, provides guidance, and corrective action through counseling, training, or instituting disciplinary procedures.
• In consultation with the senior management, develops performance indicators and standards in promoting staff to higher posts.
• Branch efficiency & Effectiveness.

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Capability & Competency Management:

• Conducts periodic staff training needs and plans for capacity building- training and staff development.
• Coordinates and develops the staff development strategy to make sure that the staff continues to achieve professional growth within VFT.

Employee Relations & Change Agent:
• Advisor P&C whistleblower Committee on policies & regulations governing staff disciplinary.
• Coordinates grievance hearing between the staff and the committees.

• Any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.
• Visit to the Field operations quarterly.


• Master/Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resources, psychology, law and Social Science.
• Bachelor Degree in HR, Social Science, Psychology & Law.
• Excellence interpersonal counseling & problem- solving skill.
• Very good knowledge of oral & written English.
• Very good analytical & reporting skills.
• Good trainer, facilitator, mentor and coach.
• Good knowledge of WV &VFI Partnership.
• Proficient in Microsoft office applications.
• Be a good leader.
• Familiar with Core business.
• Model and demonstrate effective Christian leadership and able to lead daily devotions.

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