Human Resources Manager (m/f)


Creative is recruiting a Human Resources Manager (m/f), to be based in Maputo, Mozambique.
  • Creative Associates seeks a Human Resources (HR) Manager for an anticipated USAID-funded education project that seeks to improve learning outcomes in primary education for children across the country of Mozambique through innovative program models and sustainability driven designs. The program is an exciting opportunity to improve on existing activity models and introduce new innovative ways to partner with Government and local level bodies for change in education
  • The Human Resources (HR) Manager leads HR practices and objectives that will provide a high-performance team culture that emphasizes employee engagement, performance management, team spirit, interpectoral collaboration, professional team leadership and the recruitment and ongoing professional development of project staff. The HR Manager responsible for the maintenance of processes and metrics that support the achievement of the program’s goals as well as ensuring compliance with Creative and donor/client human resources policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Reporting & Supervision: The Human Resources Manager will report directly to the Operations Manager. S/he will liaise as needed with the HQ HR Operations team on related project and corporate HR matters
  • Manage HR office operations for the project main and field offices, ensuring compliance with Creative and client HR rules and regulations
  • Lead/coordinate the full-cycle recruitment process including finalization of job descriptions, advertisement of vacancies, review of applicants, scheduling and conducting interviews alongside project senior management, checking candidate references, and collecting new hire documents
  • Lead onboarding/orientation of new project hires
  • Manage employee benefits enrollment and ensure all inquiries and challenges faced by employees regarding their insurances are handled
  • Coordinate the performance evaluation process
  • Provide information and advice to project staff regarding HR policies and procedure
  • Responsible for coordinating staff training and establishing staff development plans based on staff appraisals and evaluations
  • Receive and log various grievances or complaints from employees; consults with HQ HR Operations Manager and legal counsel regarding difficult cases and provides recommended solutions prior to forwarding complaints to management for review
  • Provide oversight related to the updating of personnel files and other related HR documents including employment agreements, amendments, time sheets, calendar holidays and leaves
  • Provide information as required by Compliance Officers/Auditors during audits
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field
  • At least six (6) years of progressively responsible HR experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Previous experience working on programs funded by international donors (preferably USAID) desired
  • Excellent record keeping and documentation skills
  • Familiarity with donor/client rules and regulations
  • Familiarity with local employment law
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Strong oral Portuguese required
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  • Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls, please
  • Local candidates are strongly encouraged to apply
  • Position contingent upon donor funding
  • Creative Associates International Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran
How to Apply
1. Documentation
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
2. Application
Company profile

  • Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Maryland, Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

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  • Published 19.11.2021
  • Expires 10.12.2021
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