Human Resources Manager (m/f)

The Aga Khan Academy Maputo

The Aga Khan Academy Maputo is recruiting a Human Resources Manager (m/f), to be based in Matola, Mozambique.
  • The Human Resources Manager will perform a key role in the development of the new Academy. In this initial phase of the Academy, the HR Manager shall be able to develop policies, systems and practices, while drawing on the experiences in the Academies network
  • S/he will be responsible for translating institutional strategies into HR priorities as well as creating a culture with the staff that best supports the students’ success in what will be a center of educational excellence
  • S/he will be part of a growing community, one that develops young people of talent and potential to be the well-educated, ethical leaders of tomorrow. As the young Academy develops, there will be a significant emphasis on bringing in talent, developing it and creating a culture and an infrastructure in which it flourishes Both adults and students will be part of a learning community within an integrated learning network
  • This post holder will be responsible for providing an effective, strategic and operational Human Resources service comprising all elements of an HR Lifecycle while maintaining the highest possible professional and ethical standards at all times and acting with unyielding integrity. The HR Manager will act as a role model for the Aga Khan Academy’s values
  • Bachelor’s degree, plus recognized professional HR qualifications
  • A minimum of 8/10 years of experience working within a Human Resources Department, amongst which at least 5 years in a managerial position
  • Good working knowledge and management of work permits
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of core Human Resource areas and processes; for example recruitment, employee relations, disciplinary and grievances, training and development, and HR analysis and metrics
  • Strong proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications, especially Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Excellent written and oral communication in English and Portuguese
  • High level of resilience and working to tight timelines and managing multiple priorities
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Resourceful, independent self-starter that also works well in teams to establish project and team deliverables
  • High sensitivity and awareness of working with people of many cultural backgrounds
  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration and communication skills and be able to build relationships at all levels of the organization
  • High level of passion, drive and enthusiasm for HR
  • A proactive and positive attitude with the ability to work independently and on own initiative
  • Diligent, hard worker. Comfortable and willing to be a hands-on contributor
  • Able to make connections with a group by listening, reacting to the audience while balancing control, emphasizing, and reframing objections to overcome contrary views while remaining calm and objective
  • Driven by a strong personal sense of integrity and upholds exemplary quality standards
  • Empathy to the vision and work of AKDN
Desirable Requirements
  • Project Management
  • Experience in the education sector
  • Experience of working in a start-up or other professional environment where delivering the HR responsibilities are evolving and developing
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
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  • Publicado 13.09.2019
  • Expira 02.10.2019
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