• HR Generalist, Field Dakar
  • Relief Web in Dakar, , Senegal
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

Country: Senegal

Organization: myAgro

Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

About myAgro:

myAgro is a non-profit agritech social enterprise based in West Africa. We have developed a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to support 1 million farmers in 2026 – providing them the tools they need to prosper. Our organization has received recognition and support from Skoll Foundation, Echoing Green, World Bank, and The Audacious Project from TED. Learn more from our founder and CEO here.

About the Role:

As an HR Generalist – Field at myAgo, you will provide consistent client support throughout the employee journey for the Field team. You’ll serve as a trusted advisor to the business, collaborating on projects and providing guidance on HR-related matters while ensuring compliance with legal regulations and company policies. We take pride in... how we support our team members and that’s where you come in!

You will join a global HR team that values collaboration, diversity, and excellence. Your contributions will directly impact the organization’s success by attracting top talent, nurturing a culture of engagement and growth, and promoting an inclusive and supporting workplace environment.

This role is based in our Thiès, Senegal office and will report to the HR Manager. Approximately 40-50% travel to rural areas is expected.

You Will:
• Support the recruitment of field team members in collaboration with the Sales and Agriculture teams.
• Identify, attract, and select qualified candidates for open positions, and manage recruitment processes, ensuring alignment with company requirements.
• Help complete employment contracts and ensure adherence to legal requirements.
• Provide support to field team members on different HR-related matters, such as benefits, payroll, and procedures.
• Assist field leaders in implementing onboarding plans for new team members.
• Ensure teams adhere to performance management procedures and maintain quality standards.
• Listen to team members and address their concerns and monitor team engagement, ensuring their concerns and feedback are acted upon in liaison with the Thies office.
• Support training and learning initiatives to enhance employee skills and competencies.
• Assist in development and implementation of human resource policies and procedures, and provide guidance and interpretation for business operations .
• Participate in development of HR KPIs, including metrics, queries, and ongoing reports for company requirements.
• Perform a variety of other tasks or ad hoc projects to support the HR team.

You Have:
• Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field or equivalent professional experience.
• 4+ years experience as an HR representative or equivalent in a generalist capacity.
• Strong HR acumen, drive and understanding of employee lifecycle and HR protocols.
• Knowledge of employment laws and common practices; experience with Senegalese Labor Law and Employee Code.
• Experience working in rural areas; frequently engaging with teams in the field.
• Strong working knowledge of MS Office and HRIS systems (PaySpace or Bamboo a plus).
• Detail-oriented and data driven mindset.
• English, French proficiency required; Wolof proficiency preferred.

Our Benefits:
• Health insurance (including dental, vision and health coverage)
• Approximately 4 weeks of paid time off each year
• Retirement plan contributions
• Professional development and laptop stipends
• Annual flight benefit
• The opportunity to make a difference for farmers everyday!

How to apply


Application Process and Deadline

To apply, submit an application on our website. Include a cover letter (motivation letter) and a resume or CV. Please submit your application and documents in English. Only shortlisted candidates will contacted by our team.

We encourage you to apply early as we will begin interviews with interesting candidates on a rolling basis. The interview process includes the application form, short virtual interviews and typically a short written assignment or a visit to the field or one of our offices.

myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment
Dakar Senegal


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