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Tearfund’s Global HR team are looking to recruit an experienced HR professional to partner with our West Africa Cluster management team based in Abidjan, Cote D’Ivoire.

Are you a qualified HR or Organisational Development professional (e.g. CIPD)? Do you have substantial proven experience in HR management, business partnering and organisational development ideally within the region? If so this may be the role for you.

You will provide a proactive and responsive HR service across the region, deliver best practice HR advice and direction on HR strategy in accordance with employment legislation, Tearfund’s policies and procedures and our organisational values. Working with the Cluster management team you will ensure that staff are recruited, trained, developed and engaged to carry out their work to achieve Tearfund’s desired impact in West Africa.

You must:

  • Have proven experience of providing a proactive professional HR service
  • Be able to develop and implement HR practice within a changing fast paced environment.
  • Be an excellent communicator and able to influence at all levels
  • Have cross-cultural awareness (this is a critical success factor)
  • Be multi-lingual with the ability to speak French and English

This position will involve travel for up to a maximum of 3 months per year.

All applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs.

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.

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Tearfund is a UK Christian relief and development agency which works in over 50 countries. It is a member of the Disasters Emergency Committee.Tearfund supports poor communities, marginalised groups, vulnerable adults, children, churches, education, HIV victims, conflicts, injustice, hunger, water and sanitation.

The charity was created out of the Evangelical Alliance (EA) and the Evangelical Refugee Fund created by the United Nations.

The organisation was originally called The Evangelical Alliance Relief Fund Committee (abbreviated to TEAR Fund).

George Hoffman headed up the fund.[In January 1969 Cliff Richard did two fundraising concerts for Tearfund at London's Royal Albert Hall.:29 He has served as the charity's Vice President and in 1999 served as its president.In 2009 Richard gave the proceeds of his first 50th anniversary concert in Wembley Arena to Tearfund.

Tearfund was registered as a charity on 6 March 1973.

Tearfund Ireland was launched as an independent charity in 2008 and now works closely with Tearfund UK as a sister organisation.

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Tearfund's Global HR team are looking to recruit an experienced HR professional to partner with our West Africa Cluster management team based in Abidjan, Cote D'Ivoire.

Are you a qualified HR or Organisational Development professional (e.g. CIPD)? Do you have substantial proven experience in HR management, business partnering and organisational development ideally within the region? If so this may be the role for you.

You will provide a proactive and responsive HR service across the region, deliver best practice HR advice and direction on HR strategy in accordance with employment legislation, Tearfund's policies and procedures and our organisational values. Working with the Cluster management team you will ensure that staff are recruited, trained, developed and engaged to carry out their work to achieve Tearfund's desired impact in West Africa.

You must:

  • Have proven experience of providing a proactive professional HR service
  • Be able to develop and implement HR practice within a changing fast paced environment.
  • Be an excellent communicator and able to influence at all levels
  • Have cross-cultural awareness (this is a critical success factor)
  • Be multi-lingual with the ability to speak French and English

This position will involve travel for up to a maximum of 3 months per year.All applicants must be committed to Tearfund's Christian beliefs.

The recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues. In addition, personal identification information will be submitted against a Watchlist database to check against criminal convictions as a counter-terror measure.

2019-08-23

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