Education Development Center (EDC) is a global nonprofit that advances lasting solutions to improve education, promote health, and expand economic opportunity. Since 1958, we have been a leader in designing, implementing, and evaluating powerful and innovative programs in more than 80 countries around the world.
EDC promotes equity and access to high quality education and health services and products that contribute to thriving communities where people from diverse backgrounds learn, live, and work together. We support an inclusive workplace culture that embraces many perspectives and broadens our understanding of the communities we serve, enhancing and enriching our work.
The USAID Let’s Read Project is a 5-year, $48.9 million project in the five target provinces of Eastern, Muchinga, Southern, Northwestern and Western Zambia that works to improve reading outcomes for approximately 1.4 million children attending pre-primary (kindergarten) through to Grade 3 and provide professional development for teachers to support reading interventions in Zambian public and community schools.
The Office and Human Resources Manager will organize and manage all office administrative tasks, including overseeing administrative assistant and drivers, and have responsibility for providing a variety of activities related to human resources administration including recruitment, staffing, compensation, Human Resources Information Systems, benefits, employee relations, training, and employment regulatory compliance. This position will provide HR support to all offices, maintain close communication relationships with the technical team as well as operational and financial staff, as relevant, and perform other duties, as assigned.
Essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:
Reporting and Organizational Relationships:
The Office and HR Manager reports to the Finance and Administration Director.
The candidate for the position of Office and Human Resources Manager shall have at a minimum the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or a related field or equivalent experience. Master’s degree or equivalent experience is preferred.
Skills and Experience:
Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of (and proficiency in) Chinyanja, Chitonga, Silozi, Lunda, Luvale, Kiikaonde and Icibemba languages highly preferred.
Job Closing Date: 25 January 2019
Due to the volume of applications submitted, only finalists will be notified. No phone calls, please.