People and Impact Lead at Digital Divide Data (DDD Kenya)


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  • Company: Digital Divide Data (DDD Kenya)
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nairobi
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Human Resource Management Jobs in Kenya
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Job Description

DDD believes talent has no boundaries–and opportunities shouldn’t either. In 2001, we saw the need to bring tech skills and living-wage work to men and women in underserved communities in Asia. It was here that DDD helped plant the seed for a socially responsible outsourcing practice known as impact sourcing.

Job Summary

We are seeking a People and Impact Manager with an entrepreneurial mindset to join our global impact team to expand and scale workforce development initiatives. This position reports to both the Managing Director, Africa and the Head of Global Impact, and holds both strategic and tactical roles in guiding the HR in the day-to-day operations as well as HR related projects. This position will also support the Social Impact team with expanding and scaling workforce development initiatives.

What you will do

People Operations Management

  • Lead and elevate the local HR team members through coaching, problem solving and making tough decisions that affect DDD’s business.
  • Coordinate with the senior management and teams on implementing professional development program
  • Lead culture initiatives and coordinate with senior management and teams on their implementation
  • Support the management team in decision making by developing and managing insightful and meaningful reports/statistics.
  • Establish and oversee the HR budget
  • Review and guide the team on HR processes improvement to support business effectiveness

Impact Management

  • Team formation
    • Plan and lead the execution to deliver results of the existing and new impact program
    • Hire, train and set up team members necessary to support the program.
  • Program Alumni
    • Manage activities to maintain and improve DDD alumni network.
  • Reporting
    • Produce periodical progress and on-demand report to senior management team.
    • Be in charge of reports to donor/impact investors.
    • Participate in semi-annual donor/investor conference calls
  • Public Relations
    • Represent and promote DDD to the public including government officials, donors, partners and employers.
    • Organize different events to promote and increase public awareness of DDD
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Strategic Management or related field required
  • 7+ years’ work experience- 3 of which should be in design and implementation of impact management
  • Familiarity with the social impact sector- especially working with the youth.
  • 4+ years’ experience in forming and managing teams
  • Prior experience of working with charities or social businesses will be an added advantage
  • A business acumen with a strategic ability
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to influence and engage others to ensure cross-functional delivery happens
  • A desire & willingness to take on new challenges & learn new skills

Additional Information

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 15 December. 2021
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