Title : Director of People Operations (West Africa) - Consultant
Organization : Dimagi West Africa
Location of Assignment : Dakar, Senegal
Language(s) Required : English and French
Travel : No
Duration of Contract : 24 months
Dimagi’s innovative open-source mobile technology improves the health and well-being of underserved populations in over 50 countries.
We are a small, whip-smart, diverse, dedicated team and we LOVE what we do ! At Dimagi, we care about impact, team satisfaction, and profit (in that order).
Do you share in these values ? Have a strong desire to work in the technology-for-good space ? If you answered yes to these questions, then we want you to join us on the next leg of our journey !
Who You Are :
Dimagi is looking for a Director of People Operations to join our global People Operations team based out of Senegal, Dakar.
The Director of People Operations will work closely with the Country Director, Global Director of People Operations, local Management team and local People Operations team to maintain and further establish team development at Dimagi West Africa, while greatly enhancing our human resources operations.
talent development ; HR policies, processes & compliance ; benefits and compensation ; office management ; and other areas as assigned.
This position will be managed by the Global Director of People Operations. Candidates must be eligible to work in Senegal.
This is a great opportunity for someone with extensive People Operations experience who wants to work for an impact-focused organization and is excited by the challenges of managing People Operations for a 15-20 persons office within a global company.
Proven experience successfully managing People Operations within Senegal and in the Tech Industry are highly desired.
The Consultant will carry out the following activities :
oServe as single point person on all personnel / HR related questions in West Africa, in coordination with the global Operations team
oMaintain and evolve Dimagi’s HR policies and processes within West Africa
oManage complex HR issues, and be the front line for HR complaints, concerns, or suggestions
oMonitor team satisfaction, team excellence and drive initiatives to keep these strong, in close collaboration with our global Operations team and other relevant departments
oGeneral office management and team operations, as well as other office support staff
ensuring safety and security of the office ; inventory management and procurement
oInternal IT vendor management, including designing and managing processes for staff to get IT support as needed
oSupport planning and coordination of company events e.g. offsite retreats and workshops
oManage monthly payroll and payroll compliance, including managing a 3rd party payroll vendor
oLead review of Dimagi West Africa benefits, integrating broader company goals and market data
oHelp define compensation and incentive structures across global Dimagi
oLead and coordinate Dimagi West Africa’s recruiting efforts, including hiring strategy, candidate sourcing, screening, and offers
oPartner with our West Africa management team to improve and refine our recruiting process
oManage and coordinate onboarding for new-hires and off-boarding for employees leaving the organization
oSupport the West Africa management team to ensure that staff are receiving regular direction, actionable feedback, and career development guidance in coordination with their manager
oMonitoring and facilitating the strong and effective execution of Dimagi’s performance review program at Dimagi West Africa
oContribute to the strengthening of Dimagi’s performance review program, from the perspective of Dimagi West Africa
Consultant Qualifications :
oDeveloping and implementing HR policies
oManaging employee relations and HR concerns
oHR processes, such as benefit administration and payroll
oExperience managing individuals or a team
oExperience in sourcing candidates through various channels
oDemonstrated experience developing recruitment plans and strategies
Qualities and Knowledge Consultant Must Have :
Ability to learn new software tools as needed to maximize the efficiency of our recruiting.
The consultant will report to Global Director of People Operations on a weekly basis to demonstrate fulfilment of their objectives and responsibilities.
Guidance and support will be provided by the Dimagi West Africa Country Director as well.
If interested, please apply directly throughour website. The application deadline is June 24, 2018.
As a mission driven social enterprise, the position comes with a starting salary that is probably below what you could get working at a larger corporation, and exact compensation varies based on experience.
If income is the primary goal for you, Dimagi may not be a good fit. However, we do aim to offer the best benefits possible, including 100% employer sponsored medical insurance that’s paired with a generous OPD allowance, Employees’ Provident Fund with a monthly 1800 INR employer match, a stock option plan, access to a flex time policy that allows for employees to work based on a flexible work schedule, 30 days paid time off / holiday, 10 personal initiative days and opportunities to travel internationally, to name a few.