People and Culture (HR) Director

NGO Jobs / UN Jobs Vacancy

Country: Burundi
Organization: World Vision
Closing date: 22 Apr 2021

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our over 34,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united in helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Through our work, every 60 seconds … a family gets water … a hungry child is fed … a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Here’s where you come in:

As the People and Culture (HR) Director, you will provide strategic leadership to World Vision International/Burundi in the area of people management & organizational development in order to optimize organizational performance, fulfill World Vision mission, vision, core values and contribute to the measurable improvement of the well-being of vulnerable children and communities in World Vision Burundi.

You will be primarily responsible for ensuring, developing and promoting People & Culture (P&C) strategy, leadership development and sustainability, staff and organizational well-being, performance and accountability culture, diverse and talented workforce with the right set of mind-set and behaviours, internal and external networking for greater impact and a professional and sustainable P&C function in the organization.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Management or Social Sciences.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Senior Human Resources Management position in an international organisation.
  • Technical Training qualifications required Professional qualifications in Human Resource Management or Organisational Development or Leadership Development.
  • HEAT (hostile environment awareness training) and SRMT (security risk management training) or a UN equivalent.
  • Fluent French and English.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically.

How to apply:

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 22 APRIL 2021. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website:

Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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