The World Bank Human Resources Officer Job in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

The World Bank

Human Resources Officer (HRO)

Local Appointment (Level GF, Three Years, renewable)
Location: Tanzania
The World Bank is seeking a high caliber locally-recruited Human Resources Officer (HRO) to be based in World Bank’s Country Office in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. 
As part of the World Bank’s Human Resources team for Africa, the HR Officer will provide quality human resource support to managers and staff in the Bank’s country offices – provide support initially to country offices in Tanzania, Burundi, Uganda, Mozambique, Angola, and Sao Tome & Principe.
The HR Officer will work in concert with team colleagues based in Washington and in other country offices in Africa to support key HR initiatives and programs within a number of offices including implementation of the compensation system, recruitment, performance management, training and staff development. 
In addition, the HR Officer is responsible for identifying, developing and implementation of business solutions for various workplace issues. 
This is a locally recruited position that does not entail expatriation benefits. 
Non-Tanzanian nationals are eligible to apply and could receive Third Country National Benefits, if selected.
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Serve as an advisor to clients, staff and managers on a wide range of HR-related initiatives, programs, services and issues.
  • Advise and assist managers in strategic staffing taking into account existing and anticipated work requirements and institutional goals/objectives, e.g. analyze and advise on appropriate staffing levels, skills mix, work force diversity, etc.
  • Advise and assist in staff recruitment, including job definition, interview process, selection/appointment of candidates; staff reassignment, exit strategies and processes, etc.
  • Work directly with staff members in the Bank’s Country offices on basic skill/learning needs assessments, and contribute to design and implementation of customized learning interventions.
  • Advise managers and staff on effective career and performance management, and take the lead in identifying, assessing and resolving issues, problems, and conflicts, drawing on other Bank resources as appropriate.
  • Contribute in implementing the corporate HR Agenda.
The successful candidate should possess a Master’s degree in HR or related field and have a minimum of 5 years’ significant experience as a hands-on HR generalist. 
Prior experience in recruitment, training, performance management, management coaching and HR consulting is desirable. 
Candidates with prior experience working in international organizations or multi-national corporations are encouraged to apply.
Other requirements include excellent communications skills in French (desired) and English (required); high proficiency in Computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint etc); and effective facilitation skills. 
Sound knowledge of general HR policies, processes and systems; Demonstrated strong analytical skills; Proven ability to identify and implement business related HR interventions; Professional integrity, willingness and flexibility to “roll-up your sleeves” to engage in all aspects of HR work  from identification and design to implementation; Demonstrated excellent communication and conflict resolution skills, and ability to create trusting working relationships/partnerships within and across units.
For the full job description and full selection criteria, qualified candidates are requested to visit and submit an electronic application through the World Bank careers website: click on >employment opportunities >professional/technical staff opportunities >current vacancies > job# 122437 to submit your application electronically to the World Bank. 
Email or postal/paper applications will not be considered.
The closing date is end of day 11th November 2012. 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted. 
Qualified male and female candidates of diverse background (gender, religious, ethnic etc) are encouraged to apply.

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