Job title: Human Resource Manager

Location: Mogadishu, Somalia,

Closing Date: 10 August, 2019

Position Location: Mogadishu, Somalia,


HR Manager is responsible on implementation of HR strategies, ensure effective delivery of HR

services and manage the HR Unit. S/he assesses client needs, interprets and applies HR

strategies and policies, rules and regulations, establishes internal procedures and provides

solutions to a wide spectrum of complex HR issues. The HR Manager promotes a collaborative,

client-oriented approach and contributes to the maintenance of high staff morale.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. Ensures implementation of HR strategies and policies, focusing on achievement of the following results:

Implementation of HR Policy and strategy in the organization; effective implementation of the internal controls; proper design and functioning of the

HR management system.

Full compliance of HR activities with SWDC rules and regulations, policies, procedures and strategies. Interpretation of HR policies and regulations

and advice to senior managers on their applications, taking into account their particular needs.

Continuous analysis of HR strategy and policies, assessing the impact of changes and making recommendations on their implementation in the


Continuous research of the matters related to conditions of service, salaries, allowances and other HR policy matters.

Elaboration and introduction of measurement indicators, monitoring and reporting on achievement of results.

Advice to Top Management on HR new practices and their implementation (succession planning, career development and transition), strategic

recruitment, advice on contract modalities, learning plan and performance evaluation). Recommend solutions to highly complex and exceptional cases

Leads the advocacy for the implementation, monitoring and compliance of the HR policies including PSVE, gender and harassment, career

Development and knowledge management.

Development of procedures and practices that contribute to enhanced and improved HR management

2. Ensures effective human resources management focusing on achievement of the following results

Management of transparent and competitive recruitment and selection processes including updated job descriptions, proper job classi????cation,

vacancy announcement, screening of candidates, organization and chairing of interview panels, making recommendations on recruitment.

Advise on entitlements and career prospects.

Advice to project managers on transparent and competitive process for project recruitment, adequate TOR describing terms of payment based on

results, standard matrix of recruitment processes and request for contracts. Continuous monitoring of the entire SWDC project recruitment process.

Full compliance of the guidelines of the Compliance Review Panel.

Advice to the SWDC top management in contracts guidelines pertaining to stang compliance. Monitoring and tracking of all transactions related to

positions, recruitment, HR data, bene????ts, earnings/deductions, retroactivity, recoveries and adjustments.

Management of the International staff entitlements and position funding delegated to the HR Unit.

3. Ensures proper staff performance management and career development focusing on achievement of the following results:

Elaboration and implementation of the protocol for performance appraisal process, facilitation of the process, elaboration of performance evaluation


Implementation of effective systems for the performance evaluation, including training to supervisor for an effective use of the tool leading to career

development. Advice on work plan, monitoring and performance team evaluation.

Provision of effective counseling to staff on career advancement, development needs, learning possibilities.

4. Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the SWDC focusing on achievement of the following results

Design and implementation of training for operations/ programme staff on HR issues.

Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in HR.

Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Impact of Results

1. Building staff competence, creating an environment of creativity and innovation.

2. Building and promoting effective teams.

3. Creating and promoting enabling environment for open communication.

4. Sharing knowledge across the organization and building a culture of knowledge sharing and learning.

Functional Competencies

The key results have an impact on the overall SWDC e????ciency in human resources management and success in the introduction and implementation of HR

strategies and policies. Proper implementation of HR strategy and policies, management of HR system ensure client satisfaction and maintains high staff


Core Competencies

Effectively networks with partners seizing opportunities to build alliances.

Displays initiative, sets challenging outputs for him/herself and willingly accepts new work assignments

Makes the case for innovative ideas documenting successes and building them into the design of new approaches.

Continues to seek new and improved methods and systems for accomplishing the work of the unit.

Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments.

Performs appropriate work analysis and assists in redesign to establish clear standards for implementation

Identies and recommends remedial measures to address problems in systems design or implementation.

Demonstrates understanding of client’s perspective

Provides inputs to the development of organizational standards for accountability and results-based management.

Required Skills and Experience


Bachelor’s degree from reputed university in Human Resource, Business Administration, Management, Public Administrationor relevant discipline.


At least 5 years of relevant experiencein Human resource management and working with a variety of stakeholders is desirable andproducing reports and

papers on substantive issues is required.


Excellent Spoken and written ????uency in English, Somali

How to Apply

Quali????ed persons with required skills are invited to their applications accompanied by CV and cover letter as single documents, to

(, and ( with Subject Human Resource Manager

Please note the only short listed candidates will contacted.