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Global HRBP (Compliance & Policies) - One Acre Fund

Date Posted: Jul 04, 2024
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  • Location:
    Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
    First Shift (Day)
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    5 Years
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Jul 17, 2024
  • Days Remaining:

Job Description

As the Global HRBP (Compliance & Policies) at One Acre Fund, you will play a critical role in ensuring our HR practices align with the legal frameworks of our countries of operation across Sub-Saharan Africa. You will maintain the highest standards of HR legal compliance across multiple jurisdictions. 

We ask that you have a deep understanding of employment laws in East, West, Central and Southern Africa, particularly in the context of statutory compliance, contracts, disciplinary procedures and restructure/redundancy procedures. You will make a significant impact in a purposeful, international environment, ensuring that One Acre Fund continues to operate with the highest standards of integrity and legal compliance.

You will report directly to the Director of Global HR Shared Services.


  • High-quality and compliant HR procedures: Ensure that key HR-related aspects such as health insurance, leave policies, conflict of interest, risk and compliance training and adherence to the code of conduct are of high quality and fully compliant with the laws of the countries where One Acre Fund operates.
  • Legal Compliance:Ensure that all HR activities are compliant with the respective laws of countries where One Acre Fund operates. This includes staying updated on legal changes and advising on their implications.
  • HR Policy Development and Review:Lead the creation and periodic review of HR policies, ensuring they are not only legally compliant but also reflect the best practices and ethos of One Acre Fund. This will involve collaborating with various stakeholders to develop policies that support the organization's mission while safeguarding against legal risks.
  • Contract Management:Oversee the creation, review, and update of employment contracts, ensuring they meet legal requirements across different jurisdictions.
  • Cross-Country Collaboration: Work closely with HR teams in various countries to ensure consistent application of legal best practices in HR operations.
  • Disciplinary Procedures: Develop and maintain standardized procedures for disciplinary actions across our countries of operation, ensuring legal compliance to due process and fairness to staff.
  • Restructure/Redundancy Procedures: Collaborate with internal stakeholders to roll out restructure programs and manage any redundancies in adherence to local labor law requirements, working closely with legal advisors as necessary.

Career Growth and Development

We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

  • An HR professional certification - CHRP, SPHRi, SHRM.
  • At least 5 years of experience in HR compliance, in a multi-country context.
  • Familiarity with Sub-Saharan Africa's employment laws and international HR practices.
  • Excellent proficiency in English

Job Location

Nairobi, Kenya or Kigali, Rwanda


One Acre Fund can support a work permit for this role. However, nationals of (or those with an extensive professional background and work history in) our countries of operation are preferred.

To Apply:



  • Confidential.

Company Overview

Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Since 2006, One Acre Fund has helped Kenya’s farmers improve their harvests and prosper. We operate in the western, central, and southwestern regions of Kenya, three of the country’s primary food-producing areas. We offer quality farm products and se... Read More

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