Job Vacancy For HR Specialist At CHF International

Founded in 1952, the Cooperative Housing Foundation—now known simply as CHF International—serves more than 20 million people each year, empowering them to improve their lives and livelihoods for a better future.

CHF currently has programs in more than 25 countries around the world in Africa, Asia, Europe & the Caucasus, Latin America & the Caribbean and the Middle East. In Ghana, CHF works in expanding economic opportunities through microfinance, improving and upgrading slums, expanding access to water and sanitation and engaging the youth in urban service delivery.

CHF is a politically neutral, non-profit organization that prides itself on an approach which is accountable, efficient and effective.

Description Of Job

Reports To: Finance & Administrative Director

CHF International requires the services of a HR Specialist. The HR Specialist shall perform a wide range of tasks including Human Resources services, recruiting, policies, documentation, benefits as well as compliance of the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities of the HR Specialist:

•  Look for productive and skilled employees for the organization and shall play an active role in the recruitment process of the employees,
•  Be part of the interview panels and shall be involved in negotiating with employees on salary related issues,
•  Managing employee disputes and conducting exit interviews of the employees,
•  Employee orientation, development and training,
•  Documenting and updating employee files, benefit policies and designing other administrative policies as and when required,
•  Maintain detailed records of the employees; salaries, performance, leaves, etc. Shall give monthly updates on leaves to employees,
•  Maintain a salary structure for the employees.
•  Implement disciplinary rules in the company and explain company policies to the employees,
•  Promote  health and safety related issues with the management and help the company in implementing proper policies for the safety of the employees,
•  Develop an employee–oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement and high performance.
•  Develops and monitors an annual budget that includes Human Resources services, employee recognition, sports teams support, company philanthropic giving, and administration.

Qualification Required & Experience

Skills Required in Senior HR Officer Position:

•  Excellent skills over English language.
•  Expert written communication skills.
•  Ability to understand the standard policies that every organization has to implement.
•  Demonstrated ability to understand the government rules and regulations, especially the Labour Act.
•  Should have good analyzing ability and ability to research market for potential and productive employees.
•  Experience to follow and implement the company policies.
•  Should be a strategic planner and ability to forecast.
•  Leadership qualities and expert management skills.

The duties listed above are not inclusive of all duties at CHF International.  CHF reserves the right to change and update the position description at any time.


•  University degree in Human Resource Management and/ or Professional HR qualification.
•  Good knowledge of Local Labour Laws, especially the Labour Act is mandatory.
•  At least five years relevant experience in a middle management role.
•  High degree of computer literacy; MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint are essential.
•  Excellent organizational skills and ability to determine priorities and respect deadlines.

How To Apply For The Job

Application should be forwarded to:-

[email protected]


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Closing date: 23th November, 2012