Global Talent Manager

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Department: Business

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

Global Talent Manager

Company: Fenix International Inc.
Location:  Kampala, Uganda
Application Deadline: Rolling 
Position: Full-time
Compensation: Competitive salary, equity, benefits, and a strong sense of meaning

We’re looking for an experienced Global Talent Manager passionate about attracting, retaining, and improving global talent at our fast-growing start-up with offices in Uganda, Kenya and San Francisco. 

About Fenix
Fenix International ( is a venture-backed technology company and our mission is to transform quality of life through disruptive innovation in energy and financial services.  

Our flagship product, ReadyPay Power, is an expandable, lease-to-own home solar system financed through affordable installments from just $0.25 per day over Mobile Money.  We use real-time transaction data to create a next-generation credit score to finance power upgrades or other life-changing loans.  

To date, we have sold 60,000 ReadyPay Power systems in Uganda and we are growing our product portfolio and geographic coverage to bring power and a wider world of financing to over 2 million customers by 2020.

Job Description
At Fenix, we invest in a high-performing, passionate team who loves what they do.  So much so, we make it one of our explicit values. As our Global Talent Manager at Fenix, you will embody this value. 

You will own the end-to-end process of designing, implementing, monitoring, and improving the talent management process for our global hires and current expatriate staff.  This will include:
⦁    Recruiting
⦁    On-boarding
⦁    On-going talent management, including performance reviews and
⦁    Professional development
⦁    Cultivating team culture

Key Responsibilities

⦁    Design, implement, and iterate on strategy and processes for the following core Talent Manager responsibilities:  
⦁    Global recruiting
⦁    Employee on-boarding
⦁    Performance reviews 
⦁    Professional development
⦁    Cultivating culture
⦁    Collaborate with the cross-functional team of managers to ensure all Fenix employees are following the appropriate HR processes in terms of global processes

Required Skills & Experience

⦁    A palpable passion for the work Fenix does and for people development more specifically
⦁    Ability to maintain big-picture vision while simultaneously focusing on the minute details – Think big and make it happen (another one of our values J)
⦁    Strong communication skills; ability to communicate well with a wide range of junior to senior candidates applying for roles in various departments from sales to customer experience to financing and engineering.
⦁    Ability to use data to make smart decisions (when possible) and the ability to make gut calls when necessary
⦁    Leadership and project management experience: we are looking for entrepreneurial candidates who have started or contributed significantly to a particular project, team, or new company and we especially value candidates who have seen projects through from start to finish, from design to scale up phase
⦁    Strong interpersonal skills to interface with all members of the Fenix team and potential global hires
⦁    Commitment to live and work with Fenix in East Africa for at least 2 years
⦁    Outstanding written and verbal communications skills (English)
⦁    High competency in Microsoft Office products
⦁    Thrives on teamwork
⦁    Bachelor degree

Highly Desired Skills

⦁    Education and/or work experience in a developing economy
⦁    3+ years of experience in a fast-paced, high-responsibility HR environment

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter through the job posting at
In your cover letter please answer the following questions:
What have you found to be key drivers of successful global recruiting?
How have you played a role in building team culture?
Why would you be a great fit for Fenix International?

Fenix offers a competitive salary, equity, and a fun work environment. We recognize the value of diversity in our workforce, and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all candidates who choose to apply, however, only those selected for a further interview will be contacted.

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