Head of Talent Management

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: PROJECT-E

Location: Web-based - from any location with a strong internet connection

Compensation: Unpaid - voluntary role

Time Commitment: 5-10 hours per week, 1+ year

Team: PROJECT-E: Team International Talent Management Department


PROJECT-E is seeking a passionate and diligent Talent Management Coordinator to support PROJECT-E Team International with its mission to empower women through education.

Who we are:

We are Young, Women-focused, Education- dedicated

PROJECT-E is an International NGO aimed at supporting and empowering the lives of young Ethiopian women, by providing high-quality education through our vocational training program. 

We are divided into two main teams: Team International consists of around 40 web-based volunteers based around the world situated within 5 key departments: Fundraising, Finance, Public Relations, Talent Management, our elected Management Board, and project-based volunteers. Team Ethiopia consists of our local staff members based in Addis where our PROJECT-E Hospitality Institute (PEHI) is based and attended by the students we support. 

We are all students and professionals working voluntarily in our free time to empower women through education. We want to make an impact - a lasting one. Empowering Ethiopian women through education doesn’t only help those individuals but the entire society. Higher education as the key to economic development and ultimately the escape from poverty - that is what we have dedicated ourselves to.  

On top of our mission, we make sure that while supporting PROJECT-E's mission our volunteers also develop key skills in leadership, project management, and determination by being part of a highly motivated, supportive, and dedicated international team.

What you will do

Responsibilities may include:

  • As Department Head of Talent Management; you will be responsible for the strategy-planning of the department
  • You will be the focal person and coordinator of personal needs for the other departments, this will include technical support for the onboarding of new volunteers.
  • Overseeing the design and deployment of recruitment strategies
  • Implementation and review of HR policy.
  • Providing pastoral support and managing wider relationships with Team International and Team Ethiopia
  • Delegation tasks between team members.
  • Overseeing the work streams for our core functions which include Recruitment, Talent and Team Management, and HR.
  • Leading weekly team meetings
  • Attending and participating in additional cross-departmental calls

What we are looking for

  • A proactive and independent work style, strong communication skills, the ability to collaborate with an international team spread across the globe
  • Personal alignment with PROJECT-E’s mission and values
  • Interest in long-term engagement with PROJECT-E and the ability to commit 5-10 hours per week
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Advanced knowledge of the English language
  • Experience in the INGO sector, human resources, and/or talent management (desired, but not required)
  • Recruitment experience or recruitment administration experience is desired but not essential

PROJECT-E offers:

  • A high level of responsibility and independence  
  • The possibility of making a substantial difference to the lives of many women throughout the year and the opportunity to give our project your personal touch 
  • An inspiring work atmosphere in a young and motivated team 
  • Practical experience in an international non-governmental organisation 
  • The option of going to Addis Ababa and working on the project on the ground 
  • Bi-annual meet-up opportunities and a chance to connect with other like-minded professionals 

Stipend ProvidedFalse

Training ProvidedFalse

Housing AvailableFalse

Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse

Wheelchair AccessibleFalse

Fee RequiredFalse

Fee Amount: None

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