Finance – Talent Grid Africa Limited


Talent Grid Africa Limited on behalf our esteemed NGO client ,is looking for a suitable candidate to fill in the position of Finance, HR, Partnership Governance LEAD .

Job overview

The Finance HR Partnership Governance Lead reports to the Chief of Programs and will direct and oversee all Finance, HR and Partnership Governance aspects of Global Give Back Circle Programming . We are looking for an experienced and detail-oriented Finance/HR/Partnership Governance Lead to oversee and manage the financial operations, human resources functions, and partnership governance initiatives. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in ensuring the efficient and effective operation of these critical areas within our organization.

The Finance HR Partnership Governance Lead will set direction and manage the oversee the Finance, HR and Partnership Governance for a consortium of partners and their teams. This is a youth-led intervention, 80%+ team members are alumina of the Global Give Back Circle or Mastercard Foundation programs; young women between the age of 25 – 35, as such Capacity building is a significant responsibility of this role.

Key Responsibilities and duties


  • Develop and implement financial policies, procedures, and controls to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and best practices.
  • Manage budgeting, forecasting, and financial planning processes.
  • Oversee accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll functions.
  • Prepare financial reports and analysis for management review.
  • Monitor cash flow and financial performance, identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions as necessary.
  • Liaise with external auditors, tax authorities, and financial institutions.
  • Build capacity in Finance teams.

Human Resources: 

  • Develop and implement HR policies, procedures, and programs to support program goals and objectives.
  • Manage recruitment, onboarding, performance management, and employee relations processes.
  • Oversee employee benefits administration, including health insurance, retirement plans, and other employee perks across partners.
  • Ensure all partners are in compliance with employment laws and regulations.
  • Provide guidance and support to managers and employees on HR-related matters.
  • Drive initiatives to enhance employee engagement, retention, and satisfaction.
  • Build capacity in HR teams.

Partnership Governance: 

  • Develop and maintain relationships with external partners, vendors, and stakeholders.
  • Assist in negotiation and management of partnership agreements, contracts, and service level agreements.
  • Ensure compliance with partnership terms, managing risks, and fostering collaboration to achieve mutual goals.
  • Monitor and evaluate partnership performance, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Facilitate communication and collaboration between internal teams and external partners.
  • Resolve conflicts and issues related to partnerships in a timely and effective manner.
  • Identify opportunities for strategic partnerships and collaboration to drive business growth.
  • Build Capacity in Partnership Governance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field. MBA or relevant professional certifications (e.g., CPA, SHRM-CP, CHRP-K, CIPD) preferred.
  • Proven experience in finance, human resources, and strategic partnership management roles, preferably in a similar industry or sector.
  • 10+ Professional Leadership experience in the humanitarian or development environment.
  • 8+ years managing a complex collocated team of more than 15+ individuals.
  • 5+ years leading a department or organization with a budget of more than 5 Million dollars annually.
  • 5+ years building capacity in collocated teams.
  • 5+ years Partnership management with demonstrated ability to assess partnership performance, identify areas for improvement, and implement solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of financial principles, practices, and regulations.
  • Thorough understanding of HR processes and best practices, including recruitment, performance management, and compliance.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and solve complex problems.
  • Proficiency in financial management software, HRIS, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficiency in English and Swahili

Interested and qualified candidates to apply through [email protected] and cc [email protected] on or before 15 th June 2024 quoting the job title and the salary expectation on the subject line.

Note: Talent Grid Africa Limited does not charge candidates for job placement


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