HR Assistant (Remote) – Code for Africa (CfA)

Job Description

Your daily responsibilities will include:

  • HR Administration:
    • Preparing employee-related documentation as guided by the HR Manager. 
    • Actioning requests for ad hoc documentation from employees. 
    • Supporting the finance team in the creation and appropriate filing of CfA fellows’ documentation. 
    • Keeping all employee-related trackers updated in a timely and accurate manner. 
    • Slack workspace maintenance (such as adding new staff to Slack and ensuring departing staff are offboarded)
  • Recruitment and Onboarding:
    • Posting job ads, scheduling interviews, and providing assistance/support to hiring managers during the interview process.
    • Undertaking background and reference checks for finalist candidates. 
    • Supporting the pre-boarding process as guided by the HR manager. 
    • Facilitating work tools allocation to new joiners by liaising with the operations & finance team. 
    • Ensuring that new joiners’ information is appropriately posted to the necessary database. 
  • Performance Management:
    • Scheduling employee performance review meetings as advised by the Human Resources Manager. 
    • Creation and appropriate filing of performance management-related documents. 
  • Exit Management:
    • Guiding exiting employees through the handover documentation process.
    • Liaising with the operations team to ensure retrieval of worktools.
    • Ensuring exiting employees’ timesheets are appropriately filled out. 
    • Offboarding exited employees from internal databases. 

Minimum requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management  or equivalent qualification
  • 2 – 3 years of experience in a similar role
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Superb organisational skills and detail orientated.
  • Experience in or familiarity with digital collaboration tools, including Slack, Google Drive, and Trello.

Candidates who are able to demonstrate the following will have an advantage:

  • Experience working in the technology, non-profit and/or media environments will be advantageous.
  • Experience working with a multinational &  fully remote organisation.

Language and Location Requirements:

  • Location: Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal, or anywhere else in Africa
  • Languages: English.

    What We Offer

    • A competitive salary, subject to experience, with opportunities for performance-based growth, both in terms of career path and public stature.
    • A dynamic workplace, with a multinational team, occasional international travel, and generous vacation benefits.
    • Ongoing opportunities to learn new cutting-edge skills and techniques/technologies to future-proof yourself in a rapidly evolving industry.
    • A chance to shine on a global stage, writing for international audiences and interacting with colleagues around the world.
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