Human Resources Manager at Water Mission Tanzania

Job Title: Human Resources Manager

Job location: Dar es Salaam

This position is located in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. We are accepting applications through February 13, 2024.

Water Mission Tanzania, the organization is seeking for a Human Resources Manager to take the available position.

Water Mission is a Christian engineering nonprofit that builds sustainable, safe water solutions for people in developing countries, refugee camps, and disaster areas. Since 2001, Water Mission has served more than 8 million people in 59 countries, sharing safe water and the message of God’s love. Water Mission’s global headquarters is in North Charleston, SC, and the organization has more than 450 staff members based in Africa; Asia; North, South, and Central America; and the Caribbean. Charity Navigator has awarded Water Mission its top four-star rating 15 years in a row, a distinction shared by only 1% of the charities rated by the organization. Working at Water Mission is as much a calling as it is a career, and we are searching for people with the courage, passion, and drive to help us change the world. Read more about our Statement of Faith and Christian Mission.

What is the opportunity?

Under the direction of the Regional Human Resources Director Africa and Water Mission Tanzania’s Country Director, the Human Resources (HR) Manager, Tanzania will assist in the development and implementation of the strategy, policies, and Human Resources functions in alignment with Water Mission headquarters. It is responsible for leading and directing the routine functions of the Human Resources department in Tanzania, including hiring and interviewing staff, compensation, benefits, and leave, and enforcing company policies and practices. This is a full-time position that works out of our Dar Es Salaam office and requires residency in or near the office. It requires routine, consistent travel to areas where Water Mission Tanzania programs operate.

A successful HR Manager, Tanzania will:

What is required?

  • Alignment with WM’s Statement of Faith and core values of Love, Excellence, and Integrity.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field.
  • 6+ years of proven hands-on experience in human resources, of which 3+ should include NGO experience.
  • 3+ years of supervisory and leadership experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • English and Kiswahili fluency.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict-resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations in Tanzania.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Proficiency with or the ability to quickly learn the organization’s HRIS and talent management systems.
  • Demonstrated high level of integrity and excellent judgment in handling sensitive and confidential information.
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 50% of the time to areas where Water Mission Tanzania programs operate.
  • Legal authorization to work in Tanzania without sponsorship.
  • Commitment to grow in the values and mission of the organization and ending the global water crisis.