Human Resources Officer at Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA): (Deadline 13 December 2021)

Human Resources Officer at Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA): (Deadline 13 December 2021)

Human Resources Officer at Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA): (Deadline 13 December 2021)

JOB VACANCY                                               

POST TITLE: Human Resources Officer

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS:5 pm, 13 December 2021

DUTY STATION: Kigali, Rwanda


START DATE: As soon as possible


Norwegian People’s Aid (NPA) is an international NGO, founded in Norway as the labour movement’s humanitarian solidarity organisation. NPA’s goal is centered on human worth and equal rights for all, and strives globally to promote the values of solidarity, unity, equality, human rights, and democracy. Norwegian People’s Aid in Rwanda supports civil society organisations and citizens to participate in and contribute to the formulation and implementation of national and local policymaking, planning, and governance.


NPA Rwanda is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Human Resources Officer. . The Human resources Officer will be a member of the management team and will support the Country Director in the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems.  .

The main Duties & Responsibilities of the Position will include the following:

  • Ensure HR policies and procedures are followed.
  • Provide advice on HR policies and procedures.
  • Lead on recruitments, preparing job descriptions, posting ads and managing the hiring process.
  • Create, implement and manage onboarding plans
  • Meet KPIs for HR department
  • Plan and implement L&D programmes
  • Support in performance management and employee evaluation
  • Maintain employee records and paperwork
  • Familiarise and adhere to local laws and regulations
  • Drawing up plans for future personnel hiring procedures and goals.
  • Promote a strong collaborative team culture within the Country Programme.
  • Directly Line Manage 1 member of staff.
  • Support and build HR systems among NPA’s Partners while taking appropriate action to address capacity development needs where necessary.

Required qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
  • At least 5 years human resources experience.
  • Proven leadership skills with a track record of successful staff management and the ability to inspire, motivate and build the competence-based skills of colleagues.
  • Previous experience working with CSO Partners.
  •  Fluency in English, with high-quality written and oral communication skills.

Personal Competencies:

  • An ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Good problem solving and judgment skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills as a team player and leader.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform complex tasks and prioritize multiple demands.
  • Good IT skills.
  •  A willingness and ability to regularly travel domestically in support of NPA objectives.

Interested applicants should submit a 1 page covering application letter briefly describing how they meet the required qualifications and personal competencies mentioned above as well as an up to date CV to:

The Country Director

Norwegian Peoples Aid (NPA) Rwanda

Via e-mail to or in hardcopy to P.O. Box 2966, Rwanda Kigali

This is local recruitment and the chosen candidate will be contracted by NPA Rwanda. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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