HR Associate

Posted on December 12th, 2023 | 16 days left to apply | 228 views

Title: HR Associate

Location:  Thiès, Senegal

Reports to: HR Manager

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:

The Human Resources Associate at myAgro Senegal is pivotal to the success of the team. As myAgro Senegal continues to expand its impact on farmers, you will play a crucial role in supporting the entire employee lifecycle, ensuring the team is well-equipped to make a positive difference. You will do this by working with the dedicated Human Resources team.

You Will:

  • Accurately prepare and issue employment contracts, and ensuring adherence to legal requirements.
  • Assist in the timely and accurate processing of payroll, including verifying attendance, calculating deductions, and generating payroll reports.
  • Stay abreast of company policies and procedures, providing support to employees on various HR-related matters.
  • Identify, attract, and select qualified candidates for open positions, ensuring alignment with company requirements.
  • Manage leave requests while ensuring compliance with company policies.
  • Facilitate the processing of employee loan applications, verifying eligibility and complete necessary paperwork.
  • Provide comprehensive HR support to field staff, and ensuring they are well-informed about company policies and procedures.
  • Contribute to the implementation of HR strategy by gathering, analyzing, and reporting key HR data through monthly HR dashboards.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with third-party employers, fostering smooth collaboration on HR-related matters.

You Have:

  • 2+ years experience in Human Resources, and have experience managing recruitment, contracts, payroll, leave, loans, discipline, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute work.
  • English and French proficiency; Preferred: Wolof proficiency
  • Experience collaborating within teams to achieve common objectives.
  • Knowledge of Senegalese Labor Law and Employee Code.

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
  • The opportunity to make a difference for farmers everyday!
Application Process and Deadline To apply, submit an application on our website. Include a cover letter (motivation letter) and a resume or CV. You should also complete the Plum survey. You can find a link to the Plum survey on the application form for the role. Please submit your application and documents in English. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our team. There is no fixed deadline as we hire on a rolling basis. If someone else is selected while you are interviewing, we will let you know and consider your application for future positions. The interview process includes the application form, the Plum assessment, 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.
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