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Human Resource Generalist


  • Organization: ICRAF - The World Agroforestry Centre
  • Location: Nairobi
  • Grade: Level not specified - Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date: Closed


The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and World Agroforestry (ICRAF) envision a more equitable world where trees in all landscapes, from drylands to the humid tropics, enhance the environment and well-being for all. CIFOR and ICRAF are non-profit science institutions that build and apply evidence to today’s most pressing challenges, including energy insecurity and the climate and biodiversity crises. Over a combined total of 65 years, we have built vast knowledge on forests and trees outside of forests in agricultural landscapes (agroforestry). Using a multidisciplinary approach, we seek to improve lives and to protect and restore ecosystems. Our work focuses on innovative research, partnering for impact, and engaging with stakeholders on policies and practices to benefit people and the planet. Founded in 1993 and 1978, CIFOR and ICRAF are members of CGIAR, a global research partnership for a food secure future dedicated to reducing poverty, enhancing food and nutrition security, and improving natural resources.

CIFOR-ICRAF is looking for a Human Resource Generalist


Are you a HR Generalist with a passion for organizational development? Is performance management and staff learning and development a thrill to you? Do you have experience in job analysis and job evaluation? Are you intrigued by aligning HR processes to organization strategy?

Duties and responsibilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or Business administration.
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years working experience in organizational development.
  • NGO/International Organization experience is a MUST.
  • Ability to solve complex issues/challenges during implementation, detail-oriented – proactive thinker and anticipate challenges and plans for solutions.
  • Multi-tasker with attention to detail focused on the big picture and desired outcomes.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders, and desire to thrive in a multi-cultural international environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate financial and non-financial resource awareness. 

Education, knowledge and experience

1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management or Business administration. 2. Minimum 3 – 5 years working experience in organizational development. 3. NGO/International Organization experience is a MUST.

Terms and conditions

This is a Locally Recruited position. CIFOR-ICRAF offers competitive remuneration in local currency commensurate with skills and experience.

Application process

The application deadline is 27 Mar, 2023

We will acknowledge all applications, but will contact only short-listed candidates.

This vacancy is now closed.
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