Friday, August 23, 2013

Safaricom Careers: Specialist

Safaricom Limited is the leading mobile telecommunications company in Kenya. 

We are at the forefront of the industry and always seek to attract and retain talented, creative and innovative team players who are excited by the opportunity of pushing the frontiers of this evolving technology, growing our services, exciting our customers and contributing to our community. 

At Safaricom, we take pride in our talent and develop them to realize their maximum potential!

OE Specialist – Safaricom Way

We are pleased to announce the following vacancy within the Resources Division. 

In keeping with our current business needs, we are looking for a person who meets the criteria indicated below:

Reporting to the Senior Manager – Organization Effectiveness, the job holder will work as the process lead for all Safaricom Way & Engagement initiatives in the company and will provide OE&C internal consultancy support to the Corporate Centre functions.

The successful candidate will be responsible for;
  • Facilitation of Safaricom Way team effectiveness workshops for Departmental teams and support HRBP’s in the implementation activities.
  • Co-ordination of the function Safaricom way initiatives and follow up on actions from business.
  • Coordination of the Safaricom Way Hero’s recognition program on a quarterly basis.
  • Conducting effective stakeholder engagement to include internal communications, sponsors and champions on the Safaricom way.
  • Supporting in the administration of the people survey with the external supplier and the business.
  • Providing operational support in the planning of the annual people survey with the relevant team players and stakeholders including Employee Service Centre.
  • Tracking, monitoring and reporting company-wide programs that address people survey action planning.
  • Providing operational support and tools to HRBP’s in applying the Safaricom Change principles to support change projects in the business.
The ideal candidate will possess:
  • Bachelor’s Degree and Higher National Diploma in HRM;
  • Post-graduate degree in Business Administration or Human Resources will be an added advantage;
  • Experience in operational and stakeholder management;
  • Ability to influence teams;
  • Ability to coach and work collaboratively with business and HRBP’s;
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking;
  • Very strong communication skills – verbal and written – simple style;
  • Management consulting experience – organizational and change practice preferred;
  • Significant levels of independent thinking, critical analysis and expert problem solving capability;
  • Ability to make both operational and tactical decisions in his/her area of work;
If you meet the requirements and are self-driven, proactive and up to the challenge, please send your resume and application letter quoting the job reference number to the address below. 

All applications must be delivered on or before Thursday the 29th of August 2013.

Head of Talent & Resourcing
Safaricom Ltd Nairobi
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