Human Resources Manager

  • Company: Action Contre la Faim
  • Location: Aden
  • Posted On: 24 Mar 2018
  • Deadline: 14 Dec 2018

Action Contre la Faim is an International Humanitarian Organization which is private, non-political, non-denomination and non-profit making. Action Contre la Faim vocation is to save lives by combating hunger, disease and those crises threatening the lives of vulnerable men, women and children. Action Contre la Faim currently operates in 46 countries globally and conduct programs in nutrition, food security, health, water and sanitation.

Human Resources Manager

Location: Aden

Duration: 6 months renewable

Assignment: Provide HR management at base level in accordance with procedures laid down for the mission and ACF guidelines for provision of the optimum support for the programmes

Reference: SA/18/07


Provide leadership in the area of activity

  • monitoring and analysing HR indicators in his/her zone
  • support to Program Managers in the assessment of their needs
  • Optimising the HR response for his/her zone by analysing indicators, making recommendations and providing information updates
  • Making available all HR information needed for the elaboration of projects, training and monitoring Program Managers

Provide Human Resources management

  • implementing and applying the mission's Human Resources policy at base level
  • implementing the mission's Human Resources procedures at base level and monitoring their application
  • social dialogue at base level in collaboration with the Field Coordinator and the Head of Human Resources Department   
  • Recording data relative to variable elements in staff pay (working hours, advances against salary…) available at base level, forwarding to the capital all information required for the calculation of pay and ensuring that salaries are paid.
  • Supervising the management and monitoring of social benefits paid out at the unit (sickness benefits etc)
  • Monitoring the hours worked (holidays, overtime…), ensuring that guidelines are respected and keeping Managers and the Head of Human Resources Department informed
  • Supervising the recruitment of staff in accordance with procedures laid down at mission level
  • Contributing to the development of the training plan for local employees together with the Head of Human Resources Department and supervising its implementation
  • Ensuring that the individual assessment interviews for base staff take place according to the established timetable
  • Carrying out disciplinary proceedings and dealing with disputes at the base with the validation of the Head of Human Resources Department
  • Dealing with staff representative : structuring and organising meetings, elections and other  activities
  • Providing support to Managers in the resolution of Human Resources problems

Setting in place and following up collaboration and coordination in HR with the mission's partners

  • analysing the risks in HR matters and formulating recommendations concerning the selection of partners
  • implementing and monitoring the modes of HR management in the framework of joint projects
  • establishing with the partner the HR aspects of partnership conventions and agreements
  • ensuring that the undertakings of ACF and its partners on HR matters are respected
  • at base level, taking full advantage of all innovative practices in the management of partnerships

Manage the HR team in the base

  • day-to-day management of his/her team (guidance, follow-up, motivation)
  • evaluating the performance and developing the skills of his/her team members
  • Defining the Human Resources needs in his/her area of activity and producing the organisational chart of his/her team
  • Taking part in the recruitment of his/her teams
  • Organising and leading team meetings
  • Working out and monitoring individual action plans for team members
  • Managing planning operations, task sharing and coordination of work
  • Providing for evaluation interviews for team members
  • Providing technical support to the teams
  • Identifying the training needs of team members
  • Devising, organising and leading training sessions
  • Managing difficulties in the team


  • University degree in Administration or Psychology


  • 3 year of experience in HR Management positions, minimum 1 of them working with INGOs

Skills and Competencies

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Arabic mandatory
  • Strong interpersonal and intercultural skills
  • Strong communication, presentation and reporting skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good knowledge on legal aspects of Yemeni labor legislation
  • Training skills
How to Apply

Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements are requested to send an application comprising a detailed CV and cover letter in English, Clearly mention the position you have applied for and the reference in the subject while submitting your application, to latest by 14th Mar, 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.