Category Archives: Human Resource Management Jobs in Ethiopia

Human Resource Development and Administration Director at Relief Society of Tigray (REST)

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Job Description

Relief Society of Tigray (REST) is seeking for qualified individuals to fill the following vacant post:

Job Summary

The Human Resource Development and Administration Director is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, supervising and administering the activities of human resource development and administration of REST. She formulates and excutes HR policies, procedures, studies and recommends suitable human resource development programs. She also arranges and organize training programs for REST managerial, professional and clerical workers.She supervises the general services and medical care activities of REST both at head office and branch level

Number of Positions: 

  • 01

Type of Employment:

  • Contract with possibility of extension  up on availability of fund

Reports to :

  • Executive Director            

Job Requirements

  •  PHD/MA Degree in Management or related fields.
  • 10/12 years relevant work experience out of which 4 years at managerial position

Only qualified Female Candidates meeting the required qualifications  are strongly encouraged

Interested applicants should submit the  unreturnable photocopy of their credential documents, Application Letter and Curriculum Vitae.

Registration Place:

Mekelle REST Head Office Room No 104 or REST Liaison Office Addis Abeba Bole Road Near Meskerem Supper Market Building.

closing date : March 20, 2020.

Human Resource Officer at Addis Ababa Silk Road Hospital

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Job Description

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Based on the standard set, edit the format for new Vacancies/JD’s received
  • Post vacancies on appropriate venues
  • Work with the hiring managers and responsible person in preparing office space, computers and other relevant equipment’s before the arrival of the new staff
  • Receive and compile applications received
  • Prepare the CV summary of applications received
  • Shortlist potential candidates and review final shortlist of hiring manager to insure it meets essential requirements for the position
  • Prepare, schedule and facilitate interviews
  • Attend interviews on behalf of HR Department
  • Follow up and collect interview evaluation from interviewers
  • Prepare summary of interview notes and evaluations
  • Prepare and distribute follow up emails to candidates on the status of the recruitment (if they are shortlisted, rejected before or after interview and assessment)
  • Conduct reference check and forward the feedback to the hiring manager
  • Prepare job offer letters, employment contracts and ensure that all staff filled out the required forms for employment
  • Provide orientation on HR policies and procedures
  • Work with supervisors in setting up individual orientation program for all newly hired staff
  • Assist the HR Manager in getting completed evaluation on time and compiling relevant information from the performance evaluation
  • Ensure all staff has specific roles and received performance evaluation as per the timeline
  • Create staff database and keep track of all relevant staff information
  • Maintain updated & secured staff information and personnel files
  • Ensure that each employee has completed all pension formalities and has obtained a pension ID card
  • Keeps and updates staff leave records (annual, sick, maternity, parental, etc.)
  • Ensure all staff has specific roles and received Job descriptions and attached on their file
  • Proper documentation of performance evaluation results
  • Assist in collecting external training providers and creating training database
  • Identify training and development needs within the site
  • Facilitate training activities within the site
  • Maintain updated annual leave tracking for all employees
  • Monitor employee attendance with the department manager
  • Prepare & compile payroll and overtime information and submit them to Finance on time
  • Monitor contract expiry dates and renew contracts before it expires or process final payment according to the labor law
  • Advise Managers and Supervisors on staff management, managing employee relations and grievances
  • Build culture of teamwork, commitment, and performance across all departments
  • Manage all other employee related-issues

Job Requirements

Education Qualifications and Requirement

  • BA degree in Management, Business Administration or Human Resource Management
  • Proven skills in administration and human resources management


  • 2- 3 years experience

Interested applicants can apply in person to Addis Ababa Silk Road General Hospital located at opposite to Vatican Embassy and in front of Gibson School System 9th floor HR office with in 7 working days of the job has been posted.

closing date : March 18, 2020.

HR Officer – Administrator at Wegagen Bank S.C

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Wegagen Bank S.C
Vacancy Announcement

Position: HR Officer – Administrator

Job Purpose:

To support the Bank to achieve its business objectives through effectively managing its human resources by analyzing, designing, and evaluating jobs; planning for and availing the required talent at the right time and place; following-up maintenance of high standard of conducts and discipline; facilitating organizational communication platforms; and administering swift separation of employees.

Place of Work: Dire Dawa


• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Management, Business Administration or related field with three (3) years of relevant work experience.
• Understanding of the Banking Industry and factors affecting HR Administration
Education Level     :     Bachelor’s
Experience     :     3-5 years


City     :     Dire Dawa
State     :   Dire Dawa
Country     :     Ethiopia

• Applicants fulfilling the stated criteria could send their applications with CV and copy of testimonials by mail or put in the application Box placed at the entrance of Bank’s Head Quarter Building, located around A.A Stadium from Monday March 09, 2020 to Saturday March 14, 2020, P.O.Box 1018, Addis Ababa, • Tel: 0118-72-02-06 / 011-878-76-17

Closing Date : March 14, 2020

HR Manager – Learning and Development at Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA)

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Job Description

Vacancy Announcement


Position:                          HR Manager – Learning and Development

Term of Employment:   One year with possibility of extension

Duty Station(s):              Addis Ababa

Required Number:         One

Salary & Benefits:           Competitive

Application Deadline:    March 19, 2020


The Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) is a strategy and delivery-oriented government agency created to help accelerate the growth and transformation of the country’s agriculture sector. The ATA envisions that, by 2025, smallholder farmers are commercialized with greater incomes, inclusiveness, resilience and sustainability, contributing to Ethiopia’s achievement of middle-income country status.

The agency focuses on two primary national approaches to catalyze agricultural transformation. First, we support the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Resources (MoA), its affiliate institutions, and other partners to identify and address systemic bottlenecks within an Agricultural Transformation Agenda. Second, we support Regional Governments to accelerate development of high-priority commodity value chains in clearly defined geographic clusters, through the Agricultural Commercialization Clusters (ACC) Initiative.

Our major activities include conducting strategic and analytical studies, providing technical implementation support, coordinating platforms to better integrate partners and projects, and designing and directly leading a number of implementation projects. Our headquarters are in Addis Ababa, and we have regional offices in Amhara, Oromia, SNNP, and Tigray regional offices, allowing us to work closely with a wide range of public, private and development sector partners across the country.

Our Culture

We have an exceptional team of highly competent employees with a proven track record of success in managing complex activities and achieving transformational results.  Our culture is one where talented, dedicated and adaptable individuals are committed to doing their best and exhibit great team work to achieve excellent results.

At ATA, we provide an exceptional platform for people who want to achieve their highest potential and make a meaningful contribution in changing the country’s agricultural sector.  We offer rewarding work in a young, fast-paced growing organization with passionate, committed, motivated colleagues and excellent career development and training.  We recognize our most valuable assets are our staff and are committed to providing our employees with the tools, training and mentorships necessary to achieve their career goals.

Position Summary:

The Learning and development manager is responsible for the creation and delivery of tailored learning and development programs. The manager helps the organization to sustainably achieve its mission by supporting employees advance their skills and knowledge. Designed with leadership, management, business and personal growth and best practices in mind, the intention is to expand both the managerial and technical knowledge and skills of all employees at all levels within the Agency.  The L&D Manager will lead a team of professionals who will develop, manage and enhance learning and development programs and effective performance management system.

Essential Duties:

Conduct individual and organizational development needs; design and implement learning and development strategies and programs that support the organization to achieve its mission.

Ensure all learning and development initiatives support the achievement of strategic objectives and organizational priorities.

Manage all professional development programs and oversee all activities from planning content through delivery of materials and objectives.

Leverage learning industry trends to help employees learn and grow and foster innovative and positive learning approaches and experiences.

Establish and promote a culture of learning, coaching and professional development across the Agency

Lead the development and implementation of succession plan in order to ensure sustainable staff development and retention of highly competent staff (talent retention).

Design and implement development plans for high potential talent.

Identify and maintain relationships with external vendors/consultants in order to ensure effective delivery of interventions; achieve the desired impact and return on investment.

Understand capabilities of and current trends to maximize the Agency’s Enterprise Resource Management System (ERP) to best engage, track and report on HR activities.

Manage and enhance the Performance Management System and support its implementation through building the capacity of both supervisors and employees.

Advice managers and employees on their personal learning & development; and develop/review career development path and provide guidance.

Ensure team is operating in the most effective way possible and have the appropriate level of skills and capabilities to be successful.

Leverage and align work to appropriate resources across the team to ensure work is completed in the most efficient and impactful way.

Prepare budget for learning and development programs and effectively manage the utilization.
Perform other related tasks as requested.

Job Requirements

BA/BSc or MA/MSc (MA/MSc preferred) in Learning/Training and Development, Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Management or other relevant fields of study.

More than 8 years (for Bachelors) or 6 years (for Masters) of relevant experience, out of which at least:

o    4 years’ experience in staff performance management, training and development, and/or other related activities, and

o   2 years in leadership or managerial position.

Extensive expertise and experience in designing and implementing learning and development interventions, competency frameworks, performance management, career development, talent management and succession processes.

Strong negotiation, facilitation and communication skills.

Experience in facilitating and delivering learning programs.

Excellent skill in Microsoft applications such as Ms-Word, Ms-Excel, PowerPoint. Experience in ERP is an advantage.

Strong ability to build relationships across the organization and with Senior Management Team.

Ability to managing multiple tasks and work under pressure.
Fluency in English and Amharic in essential.

We invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to submit (i) a cover letter and (ii) CV (maximum 3 pages) to

It is mandatory to mention the position title in the subject line of your application.

Please DO NOT submit scans of educational and experience certificates with your application.

Women are highly encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Closing Date : March 19, 2020

Manager, HR & Administration Department at Meklit Micro Finance Institution S.C

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Job Description

Meklit Microfinance Institution S.C is a transformed Commercial Microfinance institution S.C initially established according to proclamation no. 40/96 and recently revised proclamation 626/2009 issued by National Bank Of Ethiopia to provide financial and non-financial services to Medium, Small Enterprise and  the low income people, particularly women, at both urban and rural areas of Ethiopia.

Meklit MFI is currently looking for Competent Candidates for the vacant position of Manager, HR & Administration Department. The successful candidates will have skills and experience that meet the following requirements:

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities of the post:

He/she is responsible to Plans, Organize, Direct, Coordinates and Supervise the HR & Administration activities of the Institution. Establishes and maintains policies and procedures for recruitment transfer, promotion and other matters relating to the effective development of personnel of the institution and directs the execution of the same. Develops, proposes and when approved installs effective systems and procedures of human resources acquisition and utilization, planning (HRP), development, control…. etc.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, directs, coordinates and supervises the human resources development & administration activities of the institution,
  • Initiates and develops HR administration, logistics & general service policies, procedures, formats and norms applicable at Head Office and Branch Offices Level,
  • Closely monitors insurance administration activities i.e. purchase of insurance policies time claims and proper documentation,
  • Establishes and maintains policies and procedures for recruitment, transfer, promotion and other matters relating to the effective development of personnel of the institution and directs the execution of the same,
  • Ensure fair administration of personnel in relation to recruitment, placement classification, pay, labor relations etc. in accordance with approved policies and procedures of the institution,
  • Develops and implements appropriate strategies for employment and placement of the right type of personnel, develop their potential and retain them.
  • Ensures the development and acquisition of trained manpower to meet the institution’s short term and long-range plans through fresh recruitment and training,
  • Ensures conformance with the provision of the labor law and the collective agreement of the institution’s administration of both permanent and temporary employees,
  • Ensures the provision of printing, communications and maintenance, custodial and janitorial services of the institution,
  • Ensures the provision of adequate medical care at the clinical level to all employees of the institution, monitoring payment of hospital and pharmacy bills, reviews and approves employment of doctors in contract basis,
  • Oversee the provision of adequate staff welfare and benefits activities of the institution.
  • Develops and applies a comprehensive rating system of the employees of the institution,
  • Develops and operates training programs for all the staff of the institution in consultation with the appropriate departments of the institution,
  • Ensures the maintenance of property belonging to the institution, supervises proper utilization and maintenance of service vehicles,
  • Plans and directs redeployment and retraining programs of the institution personnel as a result of changes in SFPI programs, structure and policies,
  • Ensures the maintenance of personnel records for all employee of the institution. Administers handling of correspondence and record keeping,
  • Evaluates the performance of employees reporting to him/her,
  • Prepares Monthly, Quarterly & annual work plan and performance report and budget of the Department.
  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned by the General Manager.

Job Requirements

Qualifications: MBA/MSc or BA/BSc Degree in Human Resources and Business management or related filed and 6/8 years or more of relevant Experience preferably in MFI.

Places of Registration: Addis Ababa at our Head Office On Degol Building first floor or nearby Amen Building where Buna International Bank Urael Branch Located at Road way from Atlas Hotel to st.Urael Church.

Post Office Box: 27634/1000 A/A OR, email:

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Interested applicants who fulfill the above requirements are invited to submit their CV along with non-returnable credentials within Ten (10) working days from the date of this announcement to the respective mentioned registration places of the institution and the email indicated.

Closing Date : March 23, 2020

Talent Specialist at National Tobacco Enterprise (Ethiopia) Sh. co.

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Job Description

Source potential candidates and facilitate talent attraction activities as per the company policy; advertise and conduct recruitment activities, assess applicants information and screen and short list potential candidates profile.

  • Plan and arrange interview /assessment/ dates in alignment with concerned stakeholders and  follow up the result of the assessment. Manage the on-boarding activities of new recruit’s.
  • Participate on employer branding initiatives and activities, attend job fairs and recruitment events. Make sure on time availability of branding materials and logistics. Prepare quarterly and annual hiring needs of each departments.
  • Follow up training programs; schedule training courses; propose training venues and facilitate the training delivery process. Keenly follow up and register budget utilization status of each training programs.
  • Follow up performance management activities of the company. Make sure that all departments properly follow the company annual talent management calendar for the proper implementation of the system.
  • Perform any other tasks given by the direct manager;

Job Requirements

Required qualifications, competences and experience


  • BA Degree in Management and Related disciplines.
  • Commendably knowledge on MS Window packages and fluent English communication skills.


  • At least 5 years experience in HR functions mainly in Training and Recruitment.
  • Relevant Experience is the experience that is accumulated after graduation.

Required: 1

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their application letter, Curriculum vitae and copy of supporting documents only through email address 

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Application email subject shall state the position title and the attached files or documents shall be only in a zipped folder format.

Failure to comply with the guideline may lead to immediate rejection.

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more information about our company you can visit our website Address

National Tobacco Enterprise (Eth) Sh.Co.
Roosevelt Road (from Mexico to Sarbet) Beside African Union Head Office
Addis Ababa
Closing Date : March 30, 2020

HR Officer- Staff Benefit Administration at FH Ethiopia

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Job Description

FH Ethiopia is a non-governmental organization engaged in relief and development activities. At FH, we operate under a set of guiding principles we call the “The Heartbeat”. This includes our Values, Vision and Purpose, which serve as the explanation of who we are and how we work as organization. Together we follow God’s call responding to human suffering and graduating communities from extreme poverty. FH Ethiopia would like to invite potential candidates to apply for the following position:

Position:                                     HR Officer- Staff Benefit Administration

Duty Station:                             Addis Ababa

Duration of Contract:             One-year contract, renewable (with 60 days probation period)

Essential Tasks And Responsibilities

Key Result #1 – Benefits Management

  1. Verify eligibility of staff medical document, legality of health center and entitlement presented for refund before approval;
  2. Review all staff medical refund documents made by projects and verify the proper procedure has been followed and that it is to the standard;
  3. Ensures yearly GPA and Workmen insurance renewed to existing staff and follow up purchase of insurance for new staff;
  4. Follow up staff inclusion and exclusion from the insurance policy and update the insurer regularly;
  5. Prepare insurance premium payments with proper supporting documents liaising with finance department and ensure timely payment of monthly premiums
  6. Follow up on staff entitled to sum assured adjustment due to position changes and ensure they get the sum assured adjustment by liaising with the insurance company and the employees.
  7. Ensure accident claims are reported to the insurance company on time and advise staff for proper follow up and submission of required documents for compensation payment;
  8. Handle death claims and follow up on insurance payment to beneficiaries;
  9. Request documents from staff which helps for pension contribution process and complete the form;
  10. Process pension registration for new staff and follow up all the documents including the completed pension form is submitted to the appropriate government body;
  11. Follow up the pension contribution properly made at all projects and complete document prepared and submitted to the respective government body;
  12. Ensure every project as well as head office finance submit copies of pension contribution documents  to head office HR at the beginning of every month;
  13. Follow up on employees who are reaching their retirement ages and ensure the required pension forms and supporting documents are prepared ahead of time for submission to the Pension Office.
  14. Provide regular report on FHE staff medical and pension management;

Key Result #2 – Records management 

  1. Maintain and regularly update staff medical records data base both for HO and Project staff;
  2. Organizes and handles personnel records of employees such as annual leaves, sick leaves, performance evaluation results, pension and others;
  3. Collects and compiles statistical data on personnel matters and releases information when required in consultation of the Human Resource Department at HO.

Key Result #3Others

  1. Distributes employee performance evaluation forms, ensures that all are filled-out properly and summarizes the evaluation reports;
  2. Prepares identity cards for employees submit and follow up the renewal period of the ID;
  3. During termination makes sure that identity cards returned and HR related matters are settled;
  4. Participate in other HR operation such as job posting, screening, documentation, orientation etc as requested;
  5. Assists the Human Resource Coordinator in preparing candidates profile;
  6. Verify for reference check of the selected candidate;
  7. Performs other related activities assigned by the immediate supervisor.

Safety And Security Responsibilities

Ø  Each FHE staff member should adhere to all pertinent policies concerning safety and security policy of FH. Lapses in safe conduct can jeopardize the health and welfare of all staff.

Ø  Every FHE staff member has an obligation to learn and understand the security situation where they are located.

Ø  He/she has a responsibility to become familiar to social, cultural and other associated features of their duty stations;

Ø  Abstains from inappropriate or offensive behavior that can put FHE in a difficult position, impair operations, and jeopardize the health and welfare of all staff of FHE.

Ø  All FHE staff should promotes safe conducts and exercises caution in all work activities; staff should accountable for own personal and professional actions and conduct.

Gender Responsibilities
Ø  Be familiar with the local Gender Focal Point(s), and go to her/him to learn more about gender issues, or when there is a gender grievance or harassment issue to resolve

Ø  Within each project and department, discuss FH’s Gender & Diversity and Sexual Harassment and sexual exploitation Policies, so that all staff are conversant with them.

Ø  Refrain from any comments or gestures that indicate prejudicial views of female staff, especially female supervisors.

Job Requirements


  • BA Degree Human Resource Management, Business Administration or other related fields of study.
  • Computer literate,
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience preferably in an NGO setting is an added advantage.
  • Enthusiasm about the Heartbeat of FHE,

Language Skills 

  • Proficiency in spoken and written English language.

Competent candidates can submit ONLY their application and CV to:

Candidates MUST refer the position title “HR Officer” on the subject line of their emails and applications

Closing Date : March 16, 2020

HR Analyst at MOSS Ict Consultancy

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Job Description

MOSS is changing the way Ethiopians are using mobile phones through its mobile payment product M-Birr and we are looking for those who want to join us on this exciting journey. If you want to be part of a company that is looking to make a difference, then look no further, join MOSS!

We are a growing company, with over 200 employees across Ethiopia and with most of our senior staff located in our HQ, located in Bole (Addis Ababa). We are a modern and dynamic company and we operate in a modern and dynamic office environment that fits our personality, and we are looking for those who want to contribute and fit into our modern culture.


The role of a Human Resource (HR) Analyst involves Collecting, compiling, and analyzing HR data, metrics, and statistics, and applying this data to make recommendations related to recruitment, Performance culture, retention, and legal compliance.

HR analysts must follow the company rules and policies and be sure that all hiring procedures are conducted in accordance to labor law and regulations.

Detail duties and responsibilities:

  • Collects and compiles HR metrics and data from payroll outputs, exit interviews, employment records, government labor statistics, competitors’ practices, and other sources.
  • Analyzes data and statistics for trends and patterns with attention to recruitment, hiring practices, motivation, turnover, and compliance with employment laws and regulations.
  • Assess results from employee performance reviews
  • Prepares reports of data results, presenting and explaining findings to senior leadership.
  • Identifies and recommends reasonable short- and long-term goals, milestones, and benchmarks for key performance metrics.
  • Based on metrics and analysis, makes recommendations for policies and activities to improve the organizational culture including suggestions to attract and hire qualified candidates, to motivate and retain employees, to address staffing issues, and to maintain legal compliance.
  • Facilitates implementation of new training, development, recruiting, and other related initiatives.
  • Assist HR leadership with staffing, recruiting, and departmental budgets.
  • Assist with performance, benefit, and compensation review and evaluation processes.
  • Develops assessments for potential and current employees
  • Schedules and overseeing training of new employees
  • Report on key recruiting metrics like time to fill and hiring costs
  • Calculate retention, turnover and internal mobility rates
  • Maintain and update personnel record containing all employment-related information including absence, new hire and separation.
  • Develop standard and ad hoc reports, templates, dashboards, scorecards, and metrics.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Reports to:

  • HR and Admin Manager

Staff Reporting to this Position:

  • None

Job Requirements


  • Business acumen: HR analyst is responsible for analyzing performance related data and its impact on the business. He/she need to quarterly update senior leadership on Performance Metrics.
  • Communication & consultation: clear communication with managers based on analysis result so as to manage expectations
  • Relationship management: responsible to involve managers for requirement of the analytics and keep them up to date in progress and potential setbacks.
  • HR Expertise: understanding and know how on HR best practices and key HR processes.
  • Data analysis:  ability to retrieve the information manually for reporting and analysis.
  • Strong attention to detail and a strong drive to use data to answer business questions
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in human resources, Business Administration, economics or statistics
  • 2 years’ experience as HR Specialist

Interested and qualified applicants can apply through e- mail:

Closing Date : March 12, 2020

Human Resources Manager at CARE Ethiopia

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Job Description

CARE Ethiopia Program

CARE started working in Ethiopia in 1984 in response to severe drought and famine that devastated the population and claimed the lives of nearly one million people. Since then, the organization’s activities have expanded to address the root causes of poverty and vulnerability.

In 2008, CARE Ethiopia’s office moved from a project-based approach to a more focused and strategic program-based approach. Over the eight years since that transition, CARE Ethiopia has implemented a series of programs with successful outcomes, while simultaneously impacting the policies and practices of government, serving as a thought leader amongst NGOs, and bringing transformative change to rural communities. These broader and deeper impacts go beyond the direct impacts of its programs and are a result of CARE Ethiopia’s overall country strategy, which enables CARE to design for scale.

CARE Ethiopia works in various sectors but has particularly targeted the following: Food Security and Resilience; WASH+; Nutrition; Dignified Work; Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and Humanitarian Response as cross-cutting (focusing on the above sectors).

Job Summary

Collaborating with the leadership team of the Country Office program you will be at the forefront of defining and implementing the human capital strategy across a diverse portfolio of programs in Ethiopia. Critical to success in the role will be your ability to help infuse the vision, mission and values of CARE and create the culture that derives from these principles. Your role in ensuring a positive employee experience is key to the overall success of the Country program. Key to this will be defining and leading the organization’s approach to employee engagement in the Country.

 This strategic Human Resource (HR) position requires you to understand the objectives, goals of CARE and to work with the teams to create human capital strategies that align with these objectives in Ethiopia. Capable of being a mentor and guide to your HR reports and to the wider Country Office team, you will ensure the implementation of best practice HR policies and procedures. This includes leading analysis to monitor and support work force planning. The position will also ensure uniformity of excellence in the HR function whilst accounting for diverse operating environments.

Sharing CARE’s passion for attracting women to senior leadership positions and talent development, you will identify strategies to fulfill our gender targets and create a comprehensive talent management program in Ethiopia. This later will be a wide-ranging scheme, which includes talent management, succession planning, building talent pipelines, creating career progression learning and development programs, retention strategies and all other aspects required to promote individual satisfaction, team harmony and exceptional overall performance.

 Foundational to delivery of this role will be a focus on high end customer service.

 Responsibilities and Accountability

 Leadership and Direction

As a part of the Country leadership team proactively participate in strategic discussions and planning relating to the direction and progress of the Ethiopia Program. Provide advice and counsel on all HR business processes and systems.

Through matrix management, support the HR teams in field locations to build their capacity in all HR subjects and competencies.

Pro-actively ensuring consistent and correct interpretation of the HR policies and procedures in line with CARE’s policies and procedures and the Country’s civil code and labor law by:

  • Regularly monitoring changes in the operational environment and regulatory framework.
  • Advise management and ensure compliance through all organizational processes.
  • Regularly review and update Country specific policies and procedures in line with the changes in the operational environment and regulatory framework.
  • Develop and administer reward management and remuneration systems.
  • Benchmark best practice with other organizations and use the information to advise management to improve CARE’s approaches to people issues and meeting its specific gender and diversity targets.
  •  Actively engage with peers within and beyond the operations team through formal and informal mechanisms and structures.

Recruitment and Induction

  •  Responsible for timely execution of the recruitment process for all positions, including capacity support to Field Offices for the same. Provide an overview of ongoing recruitment and updates as required to the   management team on progress.
  • Participate in interviews as required and ensure that managers are trained in following CARE recruitment procedures.
  •  Analyze recruitment trends and explore and propose creative solutions to recruitment challenges.
  •  In coordination with line managers, ensure that all new staff have proper induction and are aware of essential organizational policies.
  • Regularly update the organizational organogram in line with HR changes and monitor progress against gender and diversity targets.

 Performance Management

  • Provide advise pertaining to employee grievances, disciplinary issues and other administrative problems according to CARE’s policies and procedures and consult with the legal advisory on staff court cases.
  • Provide counsel to managers at key stages of the employee performance management cycle (probation, interim review and annual review). Where concerns are identified, pro- actively engage with managers to address these by collaboratively implementing quality performance improvement plans.

 Talent Management and Succession Planning

  • Work closely with the leadership team to ensure effective talent management mechanisms are in place.
  • Ensure the program’s recruitment approaches and capacity development initiatives support CARE’s gender and diversity agenda.
  • Support career development pathways within the wider CARE organization.

Employee Relations and Staff Well-being

  • Lead efforts to ensure staff wellness in the workplace.
  • Work closely with management to provide a conducive working environment (including enabling the staff social committee).
  • Work with peers and field offices on liaison, dialogue, communication and understanding of policies.
  •  Lead negotiations and consultations with staff as required.
  • Support leadership in managing investigation on Fraud and HR disciplinary process.

Prevention of Sexual Harassment Exploitation and Abuse (PSHEA) / Safeguarding.

  •  Ensure awareness of CARE’s PSHEA policy and procedures across the Country program.
  •  In collaboration with the Country PSHEA focal point and leadership team, work to shape the countries safeguarding strategy.

 Gender and Diversity

  • Ensure that gender and diversity is mainstreamed through all HR and administration work.
  • Provide strategic oversight and guidance to CARE’s female internship program.
  • Acts as one of the custodians of the gender and diversity action plan, taking forward actions to change CARE’s organizational culture, initiating practical steps to improve the recruitment, retention and transform the organizational attitude furthering women within CARE Ethiopia.

Job Requirements


Possess a post graduate qualification in social science (minimum required is a Bachelor’s Degree but a Master’s Degree is preferred).

Experience and Competencies Required

  • A minimum of eight (8) years professional experience; three (3) of these must have been in senior management roles
  • Prior experience of working across diverse entities or subsidiaries is a distinct advantage but as a minimum, each candidate must be able to demonstrate strong HR leadership in sizeable companies or divisions
  • An excellent bilingual communicator, written and spoken, in Amharic and English
  • Deep understanding of Ethiopian labor laws, standards and legal requirements
  • Strong and charismatic individual with solid experience of working for and leading the HR function in significant organizations
  • Superb management skills: able to manage and motivate a wide variety of employees from diverse backgrounds in a professional and compelling manner
  • Respect and understanding for local culture and values whilst embracing and working within international work ethics and standards
  • Problem solving and creative thinking skills
  • Self-assured, internally motivated and passionate individual with outstanding communication skills driven to succeed and make a difference
  • Must possess high levels of integrity, resilience, accountability, commitment and determination
  • Data-driven in decision-making

If you are interested to be part of our dynamic team, exciting work environment and contribute to CARE Ethiopia’s mission and vision, please forward your: CV (not more than 3 page) and cover letter (not more than one page) directly to by e-mail to

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Note: On the subject Line, please clearly write the position you are applying “Human Resources Manager”. Your application will be automatically disqualified, if you fail to do so.

Passionate and dedicated candidates who meet the requirement are strongly encouraged to apply, especially women

Closing Date : March 14, 2020

HR/Admin Officer at International Rescue Committee – IRC

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Organizational Description:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the largest humanitarian agencies in the world, providing relief, rehabilitation, and post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of oppression and violent conflict. IRC has worked for over eight decades in the world addressing both the immediate, lifesaving needs of conflict affected people in an emergency and the reconstruction needs in post-conflict societies. The IRC is committed to a culture of bold leadership, innovation in all aspects of our work, creative partnerships and thorough accountability to those we serve.

Scope Of Work/ Job Purpose:

Under the supervision of the Senior HR/Admin Officer, the HR/Admin Officer provides general administrative and human resources management activities. The position is senior-level management support with key responsibility on human resources management and administrative activities. The position holder is also expected to have consistent communication with IRC staff, partners and other clients of the organization. He/ She will be responsible for the supervision and support of local recruitment processes, travel arrangements, filing, and documentation systems, workshops/meetings to be conducted at the field office.

Duties And Responsibilities

Human Resources Management:

·         Maintains a thorough knowledge of personnel policies and respond to questions for staff.

·         Conducts recruitment processes according to the position segregation set.

·         Checks references for selected applicants as per the segregation among the staff of the department.

·         Ensures that Employee Data is kept confidential and reports are handled securely in accordance with HR policy.

·         Assists the HR/Admin manager to organize a workforce planning session with sector heads annually and facilitate the implementation of the strategic talent acquisition throughout the recruitment and selection process.

·         Prepares Employment Contract for employees hired locally and at Addis level (national staff) and makes sure that any new staff has signed all the mandatory      reporting policies and THE IRC WAY.

·         Ensures that all personnel forms required are complete and files are opened with all the necessary documents for newly-employed staff.

·         Prepares monthly OT summary sheet, payroll, back payments and severance for National staff and submit to the field finance for review and then finally sends it to Addis HR.

·         Ensures the collection of time and effort sheet reporting in the field and check for its submission to Addis HR according to the schedule.

·         Ensures the submission of medical expense claims of National Staff to the IRC Addis and follows up on the collection of timely refunds.

·         Provides technical supervision and support to camp and field office based HR/Admin assistants.


·         Ensures that the IRC contact sheet is being updated quarterly and sent to Addis.

·         Plays assistance role on Provision of trainings on performance management Program and assist employees in setting performance objectives

·         Provides HR and administrative support on a regular basis to the staff.

·         Performs any additional tasks as assigned to him by his/her supervisor.


·         Weekly Recruitment update report.

·         Completed time and effort sheet report.

·         Timely Payroll and payroll adjustments reports etc.

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Requirements

·         MA/BA degree in Human Resource Management, Management, or Public Administration.

·         2 years of relevant experience for Masters holders and 3 years of relevant experience with the first degree. (all work experiences  should be progressive)

·         Law background is a plus

·         NGO experience is a plus.

Skills Required

·         Computer literate especially word and excel.

·         Supervisory skills.

·         Good knowledge of spoken and written English language.

·         Good communication and interpersonal skill.

·         Knowledge of HR Information system.

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : March 14, 2020