Andela is a global talent accelerator that produces world-class remote developers and connects them with top employers. Andela finds the brightest young people in Africa and gives them the training and mentorship needed to thrive as full-time, remote developers for companies around the world. The company is backed by investors including Steve Case, Omidyar N...
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Andela is growing it’s engineering experience team exponentially in 2019. Join our growing team in supporting Andela’s engineering community. This is an amazing opportunity for a passionate and talented HRBP to innovate alongside a stellar team and equally passionate and driven managers. Your role will support the implementation of a variety of programs and initiatives that create a compelling employee experience for all engineers at Andela. This role is an awesome opportunity to blend employee advocacy and engagement with driving key business outcomes.
You will act as a liaison for employees and managers, focusing on supporting and implementing people team programs. You will provide guidance and support on people processes, procedures and initiatives. You will collect qualitative feedback that assists the broader Engineering Experience team in delivering both exceptional partner and employee experiences.
This role reports to a more senior member of the Eng Exp team (Manager or SM)
Roles and Responsibilities
Support the implementation of engineering experience programs and initiatives through execution including retention strategies, performance management, recognition and reward, culture and connection, career development and advancement, onboarding
1st point of contact for engineers on all matters including lifecycle events.
Able to resolve issues independently and minimize escalations, seamless transfer between you, people operations and partner engineering
Support partner engineering and (future management structure for engineers) to nurture a culture that rewards growth in critical skills, competencies and delivery
Connect engineers to learning and growth opportunities provided by TDD, amplify learning and development strategies and communications
Work with Senior HRBP for your pod to manage communication and engagement especially with regard to change, providing clarity and transparency
Genuine interest in building and maintaining relationships with engineers, partner engineering and the broader people team in service of creating a compelling employee value proposition
Meaningful directly relevant experience as an HRBP ideally in a fast paced/dynamic start up or technology environment
Stellar track record that includes demonstrated proactivity/initiative, creative problem solving, critical thinking, execution focus
Have a strong sense of business ethics and ability to appropriately handle confidential information and demonstrate a solid understanding of Human Resources Management Processes, Culture and Performance Management.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to influence and interface with Management teams and Line Managers
Ability to create effective working partnerships with key stakeholders that enable you to execute effectively
Strong interest in leveraging data to inform decisions
Experience in a challenging, changing, complex business environment with a special focus on multiculturalism (and internationalism).
Passion for what you do, empathy in how you do it, discomfort with the things being just “ok”
Previous experience in coaching employees and management through moderately complex issues
Knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g. Country labor/employee relations statutes and capacity to apply them to Andela. Ability to adapt applicable Global labour laws into local practices as required. Experience with other East African countries is a plus.
Benefits & Compensation
Full medical coverage
Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet