HR Operations Associate

Kigali, Rwanda
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About Laterite
Laterite transforms the way development research is done. Their mission is to deploy the most innovative research methods and the latest academic thinking to design effective responses to development issues. Laterite currently operates in Rwanda and Ethiopia and are in the process of expanding their network of offices. In the last few years in Rwanda, they have successfully completed over 50 projects, working with internationally recognized universities, global think tanks, international NGOs, multilateral donor organizations and several Government ministries and agencies.

About the role
The HR Operations Associate position will be based in Kigali, Rwanda. This position will play a hands-on role in people management through talent sourcing and onboarding while maintaining both employee and enumerators’ database. The successful candidate will also be facilitating employee growth through regular communication, training needs assessment and coordinating appraisal and feedback processes.


Lead recruitment by posting adverts, pre-screen applicants and coordinate interviews for both local and international recruitment
Handle immigration procedures for the recruitment process
Implement staff time recording system and monitor employee annual leave
Maintain enumerator and employee database and coordinate registration of new enumerators
Support employee growth by identifying staff training needs and coordinating training sessions and the performance appraisal process
Support management in developing and implementing policies that improve the working environment
Support management with succession planning on all roles as well talent management

Does this sound like you?

You have 2-3 years’ relevant work experience in a busy HR office dealing with local and international employees
You hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, Business Management, Business Administration or related field with a bias in Human Resource Management strongly preferred. (MBA or professional qualifications are an added advantage).
You can competently use MS Office suite
You have prior experience with immigration procedures
You possess excellent organization skills, active listening skills as well as negotiation and presentation skills
You are a Rwandan National
You have in-depth knowledge of Rwanda labor laws and HR standard methodologies
You are excellent in both oral and written communication in both Kinyarwanda and English (French or Swahili a plus)

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