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Crisis Action   |   Nairobi, Kenya   |   Log in or register to see the closing date

Human Resource Manager

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Human resources
  • Manager (team leader)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Crisis Action is looking for an experienced HR Manager to provide HR support and advice to its fantastic global team of 40 people who work closely together to compel the most powerful people to protect civilians from the horrors of war. Crisis Action is who its people are and what they do and we are therefore passionate about creating a highly dynamic and professional work environment that enables our staff to thrive and constantly grow.

As HR Manager you will work closely with the Chief of Staff and the HR & Finance Assistant to preserve and develop their unique culture, make the most of recent investment in systems, and seek out and deliver opportunities to make Crisis Action a great place to work for all of their staff as well as ensuring day-to-day effective HR systems and processes are in place.


  • Provide Chief of Staff and Office Directors with advice on HR policies and national employment laws of countries we are operating in and act as a supportive and effective HR resource to all staff.
  • Manage all operational aspects of the employee life cycle such as recruitment, interviews, contracts, induction, performance management, training and offboarding.
  • Work to preserve and develop Crisis Action’s unique culture to foster a continuously improving organisation through the learning and leadership of the entire team.
  • Work with the Chief of Staff to develop, update and maintain HR policies and procedures and the Employee Handbook according to all relevant employment legislation.
  • Help with the production of accurate and timely management information for quarterly Board meetings using our cloud based HCM system Financial Force.
  • Identify and develop internal trainings that will boost key leadership skills and support maximising both individual and organisational effectiveness.
  • Design, plan and implement HR related organizational projects.

General Information

Salary rangeNot specified
Additional informationNot specified
Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Human resources
Seniority: Manager (team leader)

Job Requirements

Required education: Bachelor's degree
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Performance monitoring and evaluation; Human resource and personnel development; Reporting; Operative management; Training program planning
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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Crisis Action

Non-profit, social workCompany size: 1000+ people

Crisis Action works with individuals and organisations from global civil society to protect civilians from armed conflict. We are an international organisation with offices in Brussels, Johannesburg, London, MENA, Nairobi, New York, Paris and Washington DC.