KPMG Rwanda-HR Associate

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KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services, with an industry focus. The aim of KPMG is to turn knowledge into value for the benefit of our clients, our people, and the capital markets. KPMG has a notable ‘African Footprint’ and serves clients across the continent. Our East Africa practice comprises Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda.

KPMG‘s Human Resources unit is an internal Business Support Service whose priority is to support the firm achieve its strategic priority of attracting, developing, engaging and retaining high performing individuals (both current and future talent needs).

To support the firm’s continued growth, KPMG Rwanda is looking to recruit a HR Associate. The Associate will undergo one year training before they can take up additional HR responsibilities.

Roles and responsibilities:

Reporting to the HR Business Advisor, the Associate will:
- Assist in Identifying talent to meet the present & future staffing needs for KPMG Rwanda;
- Facilitate effective and timely performance management reviews through the designated framework and also assist in training new staff on the system;
Coordinate the L&D needs for the different departments and ensure compliance with CPD requirements;
- Facilitate maintenance of the KPMG HRIS systems;
- Cultivate a close working relationship with the Business Units to understand their motivational needs and maintain high employee engagement. This includes formal and informal feedback mechanisms;
- Ensure staff integration through employee engagement initiatives such as regular staff meetings, team building events;
- Support HR Administration which includes exits, medical, pension, leave and records management;
- Facilitate the Mentoring programme;
- Generate proposals on ways to improve the work, procedures/workflow within HR and within the firm as whole; and
- Effectively contribute to the HR team in ensuring HR as a whole meets business needs within and outside the firm.

Qualification and Experience:
- Possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business;
- Post-graduate qualification in HR Management; and
- Have at least 3-4 years working experience in a busy Human Resources office.

Skills and Attributes:
- Excellent team-working and interpersonal skills;
- Able to handle and resolve multiple, concurrent demands, adapt to new environments and provide effective solutions to business needs;
- A goal-driven and results-oriented person who enjoys being measured by performance results;
- Strong computer skills;
- Thrives in a competitive business environment such as KPMG; and
- Must operate and practice within the professional code of conduct.

If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please forward your curriculum vitae giving details of your qualifications and experience quoting HR/ 2014/ 01- HR Associate on or before Friday, 25 April 2014 to joanwainaina@kpmg.com