Careers Human Resource (HR) Consultant -Francophone Africa

Human Resource (HR) Consultant -Francophone Africa

5-7 Yrs

The role holder will be required to work virtually and may from time to time travel to Kenya.

The successful applicant should have 5-7 years’ experience in HR as an experienced professional preferably in a similar capacity with a demonstrable track record of successful recruitment within Francophone Africa.


Key Functions will include:
·Provide support to HR Africa on employee sourcing, recruitment, conducting interviews, consulting    on compensation, background screening
·Provide support in translation of HR documentation, policies, procedure documents, process maps  into french for the domains use
·Provide insights on labor laws, HR practices, programs, benefits within West Africa
·Partner with HR Africa on onboarding new staff within West Africa ,creating cultural integration    within the team and providing relevant onboarding experience in liaison with the HR team
·Assist with research and development of global HR practices as needed by providing inputs
·Stay abreast and advice on regulatory and compliance changes as well as HR trends to HR Africa for    possible incorporation and implementation

Nature of contract: Four (4) months contract with possibility of extension

Qualities & Skills: This position requires a well-organized, self-motivated individual with strong prioritization skills and ability to work independently to effectively and efficiently carry out the desired duties and responsibilities.

Other relevant skills include:
·         Bilingual communication skills French/English
·         Self-driven and self-motivated individual
·         Independent thinker and able to work without supervision
·         Adept to and aware of different relevant labour laws in the Francophone market
·         Attention to detail, thoroughness and accuracy in work
·         Ability to work in a multicultural virtual team

Education: Professional HR certification/University degree in HR. SHRM certification an added advantage
Compensation: A competitive compensation will be negotiated with the right candidate, commensurate with experience and skills.

Availability:  State availability (notice period) in your application letter. 

Deadline:Interested parties should send in their applications on or before 18th August 2018.

Correspondence:Applications and detailed CV to be addressed to MicroSave HR Manager-Africa and sent by email to, marking the subject as: HR CONSULTANT-FRANCOPHONE
Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
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For almost 20 years, MicroSave has:

  • Improved credit, savings, insurance and payments products by understanding the poor's financial needs, aspirations, perceptions and behaviours
  • Converted clients to a market-led approach
  • Published papers offering key insights into financial inclusion in Africa and Asia
  • Trained thousands of leading financial inclusions specialists
  • Developed newsletters, notes, research papers with a more global perspective

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  • Worked with over 200 banks, MFIs and MNOs
  • Helped to develop and test over 200 different financial inclusion products and channels
  • Supported seven MFI transformations and a bank listing in Africa
  • Designed and implemented nearly 75 digital finance projects across Africa, Asia and Latin America
  • Implemented Social Performance Management systems for 23 clients
  • Researched and published in-depth financial market intelligence for 56 African and Asian countries
  • Published over 550 papers, focus and briefing notes, and other print, and online publications
  • Developed 35 toolkits translated into over 15 languages