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HR Officer

Solidarity and Development Initiative (SODEI)


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Published 4 months ago

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Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

HR Officer

Position Overview

Interested in shaping how we frame our story around SODEI to the world and collaborate across the entire organization?

SODEI is currently looking for a skilled volunteer HR Officer to join our team and engage with the growth of our programs in Cameroon. Reporting to Manager, People and Policy Excellence, the role provides you with the opportunity to support an effective HR service in relation to recruitment and safeguarding. You will play a key role in supporting the delivery of a high quality and professional HR service. 

Honesty, Good Governance, Partnership and Involvement: that is what matters at SODEI. We are all about putting people at the heart of everything; listening to and doing good for communities we serve. We’re innovative and efficient offering programs and projects centered around children and youth in Cameroon.

Responsibilities

Recruitment and Employee Data

  • Coordinate the information held on the HR database and personnel files to ensure it is updated in a timely and accurate manner and complies with any legal or data protection policies.

Performance Management 

  • Support the implement of the Performance Management Cycle (PMC) and make recommendations for improvement to Manager PPE.

People Excellence

  • Coordinate implementation of HR policies and procedures to ensure effective, fair and consistent management of people throughout the organization
  • Ensure field volunteer staff are aware of the policies and procedures and able to operate them effectively. 

HR Policy

  • Assist with implementing policies on issues such as:
  • HR plans and policies
  • Time records and work schedule policies
  • Recruitment policies and guidelines
  • Turnover data and retention policies 
  • Other volunteer/internship policies and processes 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management, Psychology or in a relevant field of study
  • 1-2 years’ relevant experience in Human Resources in a non-governmental organization, of which at least one year within a resource deprived environment
  • A self-starter who works independently and enjoys creating new initiatives
  • Proven ability to partner with stakeholders at varying levels of seniority
  • Good critical thinking, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to be discreet and maintain confidentiality
  • A detailed understanding of security and cultural context of Cameroon

Note: This is an opportunity for flexible, part-time (20 hours/week), volunteer and remote-from-home work.

Who We Are

Solidarity and Development Initiative (SODEI) is a registered non-for-fit organization whose mission is to inspire and engage children and young persons in Cameroon through innovative and creative methods of learning; and to create spaces and platforms to amplify young person’s voices and foster participation in youth and community development activities. Our work is carried through four core programs areas to include: Learn, Speak & Play (LESPLAY), Youth mentoring and leadership program, SODEI Book Club (Literacy Program) and the Girls Empowerment Program. SODEI was founded in 2018 in the wake of the conflict in the English-speaking regions of Cameroon and the devastating impact on the welfare and education of children and young persons within the region. SODEI currently operates programs in the Southwest region of Cameroon with a view to expand to other regions in the near future.

Position Overview

Interested in shaping how we frame our story around SODEI to the world and collaborate across the entire organization?

SODEI is currently looking for a skilled volunteer HR Officer to join our team and engage with the…

Details at a glance

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How to Apply

If the above opportunity is what you are looking for please contact us via admin@sodei.org

If the above opportunity is what you are looking for please contact us via admin@sodei.org

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