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Human Resources
International Development Group
190FT Requisition #
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Minimum Required Education & Experience


Master’s degree and 6 years of experience or Bachelor’s Degree and 10 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience


Skills & Abilities


Skills and abilities required to perform the essential job duties of this job are listed below. 
  • Strong interpersonal/relationship building skills

  • Knowledge of the local labor law in South Africa and the other designated countries; Working knowledge of and experience in local labor and employment laws and legal resources.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines under pressure.

  • Ability to work independently as well as perform in matrix organization.

  • Strong ability for partnership and collaboration. 

  • Second language (French and English) required.

  • Ability to travel as part of their role.

  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Strong influencing and coaching skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines under pressure

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work independently and within matrix project and program teams

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Culturally sensitive and respectful

  • Experience working on large-scale, multi-country project(s)

  • Previous experience as an HR manager for USAID funded project(s)

  • Knowledge of local labor laws across multiple sub-Saharan Africa countries, specifically Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Somalia and Uganda a plus

  • Demonstrates commitment to RTI’s mission, vision and values


    Physical/Mental Demands


    Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, as outlined above. 

  •  Operating a computer and other office machinery

  • Thinking, learning, and concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other people, both within RTI and outside of RTI, as well as across countries in sub-Saharan Africa

  • Ability to handle the stress associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines

  • Ability to travel to countries in sub-Saharan Africa as required

  • Ability to work in excess of 40 hours per week as workload and deadlines may require

  • Ability to have regular, reliable and predictable attendance




















































As a global employer of choice, RTI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace and the communities and markets where we serve our mission. We value diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective and welcome applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws or RTI policy.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

Ethics Notice: No one at RTI may ever demand payment for anything of value in exchange for anything related to the hiring process (including, for example, for applying for, interviewing for, or receiving any offer of employment).  If any such request is made, please report this request confidentially to RTI’s Ethics office at HRethics@rti.org.  Any payment made will disqualify any applicant from future employment at RTI.  Please only use the HRethics@rti.org email address to report ethics concerns; any job applications sent to this email address will not be processed.

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach—one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.

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