Consultant: HR Associate

Human Resources Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Program Overview:

WRI Operations team strive for operational excellence across all functions starting with the recruitment, retention and management of WRI’s staff, our most important asset. We manage our endowment, the contributions entrusted to us, and our facilities in ways that are in line with our values and advance our mission. We maintain strict budgetary planning and financial controls to ensure that all contributions are managed in compliance with donors’ wishes.

Job Summary:

We are looking to hire an HR Consultant who will be responsible for managing the HRIS, physical staff files, all HR letters, dashboard, HR compliance &, exit management. The Consultant should have excellent communication skills, good interpersonal skills, HR audit and should also be well organized, efficient, and approachable.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Digitalization and dashboards – Using automation and digital, data-led processes transform from physical files to cloud based form, responsible to maintain soft copy of all HR records.
  • Create various HR dashboard to present data and its interpretation to program heads.
  • Analysis of joining vs offer, DEI parameters, exit analysis, promotion analysis etc.
  • Exit Management – Managing all exits by conducting exit analysis, exit interviews and coordinating exit process with various team and managers.
  • Maintaining HR records – Organize and maintain personnel files including educational documents, ID proofs, experience letters, employee forms etc for all current and exiting staff.
  • Competing the documentation for all new joiners and assisting then in a smooth onboarding.
  • Issuing letters – Responsible to release all offer, appointment, , experience, staff contract etc letters. Referencing and filing of the same in the employee files.
  • Maintain the HRIS systems on a real time basis.
  • Perform customer service functions by answering employee requests and questions

Job Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in human resources or a related field
  • Minimum of 2 years of previous experience working on a human resources operations team
  • Knowledge of database management, reports creation, HR analytics, dashboard and office software
  • The candidate should have good organizational skills, as the work involves working on confidential employee date candidate should have attention to detail, candidate should be good at both writing and oral communication. Empathy and an approachable demeanor

How to Apply:

A cover letter and resume are required. Applicants must apply through the WRI Careers portal to be considered.

WRI Overview:

World Resources Institute (WRI) is an independent, nonprofit global research organization that turns big ideas into action at the nexus of environment, economic opportunity, and human well-being. We are working to address seven critical challenges that the world must overcome this decade in order to secure a sustainable future for people and the planet: climate change, energy, food, forests, water, sustainable cities, and the ocean.

We are passionate. We value our diversity of interests, skills, and backgrounds. We have a flexible work environment. And we share a common goal to catalyze change that will improve the lives of people. Our shared ideals are at the core of our approach. They include integrity, innovation, urgency, independence, and respect.

The foundation of our work is delivering high-quality research, data, maps, and analysis to solve the world’s greatest environment and international development challenges and improve people’s lives. We work with leaders in government, business, and civil society to drive ambitious action and create change on the ground. Equally important, we bring together partners to develop breakthrough ideas and scale-up solutions for far-reaching, enduring impact.
We have been growing rapidly: our staff has doubled in size over the past 5 years and our operating budget is now $150 million. Founded in 1982, WRI has a global staff of 1,000+ people with work spanning 60 countries. We have offices in Africa, Brazil, China, Europe, India, Indonesia, Mexico, and the
United States as well as a growing presence in other countries and regions.  

WRI is committed to advancing gender and social equity for human well-being in our mission and applies this principle to our organizational and programmatic practices.