Human Resource Officer Vacancy in Ethiopia 2021

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia YES | Your Employment Solutions

Our client, which is an international non-profit foundation which implements projects that promote sustainable livelihood improvement of coffee farmers and their families, is looking to hire a Human Resource Officer.

Job Purpose

Ensure the necessary human resources and support systems are in place for the overall HRNS-Ethiopia country programs.

Key Accountabilities

  1. Human Resources systems
  •       Develop, Review and or update human resource and administrative policies and procedures (compliant with HRNS systems) and ensure they are effective, efficient, fair and transparent, and promote equal opportunities. Ensure policies are compliant with the relevant regional and national legal instruments.
  •       Develop, Review and or Update human resource policies and procedures for recruitment and management of staff (terms &conditions of employment, grades, steps & positions, salary structure, benefits, disciplinary procedures, termination). Ensure compliance with Ethiopian labor laws and coordination.
  •       Conduct periodic field travel to project offices to review human resources and administrative procedures and assist/ support managers in their needs or ascertain human resource requirements. Ensure a complete orientation package is in place and that all staff are oriented on time.

2. Recruitment and staffing

  •       Assess staffing needs as required. Identify and recruit new and replacement staff including scheduling of contract extensions, new contracts, and necessary terminations.
  •       Prepare job descriptions, terms of reference and submission of personnel requisitions in coordination with Country Director and Line Managers/Supervisors. Ensure pertinent organigrams, contact lists, and information flow lines are constantly updated and widely shared.

3. Administration

  •       Organize as necessary visa applications/ immigration clearance procedures for international staff.
  •       Coordinate travel of international staff (itinerary, ticketing)
  •       Establish and maintain personnel files.
  •       Ensure all emergency data forms are filled and safely filled
  •       Coordination of performance and talent management

4. Staff development, well-being etc.

  •       Assess training and development needs of staff and provide appropriate induction and
  •       Orientation, training, supervision and support as required. Ensure all staff, international
  •       And national, always have adequate access to HR/Administrative policies and procedures.


  •       Monitor and uphold staff conduct and discipline and organize regular performance evaluations of all staff. Ensure that exit interviews/ debriefs are prepared at the end of service.

5. Financial Management

Work closely with the Finance Manager/controller to:

  •       Ensure operational plans and budgets include a plan for human resources and reflect HRNS responsibilities for staff management, training, support, security and well-being.
  •       Assist in the establishment of a payroll structure and payment procedures for all staff.


Required Qualifications

  •       A degree in a relevant subject such as HR management or Business.

Specific work experience, knowledge and skills required

  •       Qualifications and / or experience in human resources management or an associated field.
  •       Demonstrated skills in human resources management.
  •       A sound knowledge of employment laws and human resources best practices.
  •       A good knowledge of contract employment.
  •       Experience and skills in recruitment processes.
  •       Strong interpersonal skills.
  •       Effective organizational skills.
  •       Ability to form working relationships with people at all levels.
  •       Teamwork skills.
  •       Meticulous attention to detail.
  •       Numerical skills.
  •       IT skills.


How to apply

Interested applicants can apply by sending their CVs to with the subject line Human Resource Officer before June 16th, 2021.



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