Rwanda People & Culture Associate at Sokowatch Ltd, Kigali, Rwanda - CLOSE: 09/02/2020 - Management Jobs in Kigali, Rwanda

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Kigali, Rwanda

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Job Description: Rwanda People & Culture Associate

Sokowatch is transforming communities across Africa by revolutionizing access to essential goods and services. By connecting small shops to the digital economy, we fix inefficient supply chains and provide services previously unavailable to informal businesses. Sokowatch aims to provide everything a retailer needs, no wholesalers or banks necessary.

Thousands of retailers across Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, and Kenya use Sokowatch's mobile ordering and delivery platform to receive the goods they need as quickly and cheaply as possible while also accessing growth financing for the first time. We’re looking to grow our team with highly talented and motivated employees who are excited to work in a fast-paced and dynamic startup environment.


You will support teams and managers through fostering the company values and culture while providing HR guidance. You hire the best and help nurture talent throughout the employee life cycle.

Reporting into

Global Head of People

Key Responsibilities


  • The onboarding process for all new employees

  • Manage all employee records in a confidential manner, including recruitment and exiting records

  • Exit management

  • Performance management

  • Management of employee benefits and welfare

  • Have a deep understanding of Rwanda's labor laws and practices.

  • Providing guidance / advisory service on best HR practises category managers;

  • Counsel staff on issues that affect their productivity;

  • Ensure the organization chart is kept up to date

  • You must be able to positively connect with all level staff and managers, gain and maintain their trust and confidence, as well as maintain the confidentiality of all information that you become aware of during the execution of your duties;

  • You must be organized, able to multi-task and deliver on multiple requests in a compassionate, legally compliant and timely manner;

  • Assist in implementing any HR projects

  • Recruitment of all field staff.

  • Coordination of office staff recruitment.

  • Undertake any lawful duties as may be assigned by the Global Head of People.


Key Relationships

  • Internal stakeholders:  Country Manager, Global Head of People,

  • Recruitment head, Training head,  local Category Managers, Finance


Department, and all local Employees.


External stakeholders: Training institutions, labor-related regulatory bodies, vendors related to the execution of employee activities

Key skills and competencies

1-2 years of experience

Bachelor in HR Management or Diploma in HR


Strong in oral and written communication in English incl. interviewing skills.  


Good  interpersonal abilities, 


Database management and record keeping;


Ability to maintain the highly confidential nature of the job requirements;


Demonstrate strong abilities as an organizer, relationship builder, negotiator, problem solver, public speaker and customer services person;


Demonstrate resourcefulness and initiative in dealing with daily assumptions;  


Ability to conduct basic training for a group of employees (e.g. onboarding);


Must love working with people


To apply use the “Apply for this job” button below not later than February 9, 2020






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