Talent & Admin Manager

Location: Maputo, Mozambique

Department: Talent

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

We are building a diverse and inclusive leadership team, women are particularly encouraged to apply for this role.

Job Description

Fenix is seeking a highly motivated, independent, creative, and experienced Talent & Administration Manager to drive the growth and development of the nascent Mozambique country team through innovative tactics and strategies. This person will work directly with the Country Lead initially and other departmental Directors and Managers as they are hired, to identify company talent, human resources and administrative  needs and priorities, and execute on these.

Key Responsibilities


  • Strategic Talent Planning & Recruiting
    • Collaborate with the Country Lead and other departmental Directors and Managers (as they are hired) to identify hiring needs in short and long-term
    • Collaborate with Directors and Managers to create appropriate JDs
    • Recruit high quality candidates from a range of unique places (internal referral program, alumni associations, career fairs, networking events and conferences, leadership/entrepreneurship organizations, traditional recruiting firms and head hunters, etc.)
    • Manage the interview process to ensure the best quality candidates with good team fit emerge as final candidates
  • New Talent Onboarding & Training
    • Collaborate with Department Directors and Managers to create onboarding and training programs for all new talent that is hired
    • Implement Training Programs adapted from Uganda with high level of quality
    • Develop and manage HR systems and tools to help Fenix grow professionally
    • Adapt the existing HR systems and tools from Uganda including the Team Handbook (HR policies and procedures), Leave Policy, Payroll, employee records, etc. as needed
    • Maintain the HR database, manage employee relations and all people operations
  • Office Administration
    • Manage the Fenix Mozambique administration team to ensure an efficient working environment for Fenix Mozambique staff
    • Property management
    • Take lead on identifying both short and long-term office space for Fenix Mozambique
    • Negotiate all property lease agreements and manage relationships with landlords
    • Manage all rent and utility payments until someone more junior is hired to handle this
    • Oversee needed furnishing of office

Required Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years minimum work experience implementing and leading Talent or Human Resources teams and policies, preferably with an international company with diverse teams,preferably in Mozambique
  • Proficiency in HR systems and databases
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office products, especially Word and Excel, as well as Google Docs
  • Understanding of Mozambican employment law
  • Ability to manage an HR team at Fenix and to work closely with department leads on a global, multi-cultural team to define Talent needs
  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills in English and Portuguese
  • Outstanding planning and implementation skills
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative nature
  • Ability and drive to work independently and to follow through on all tasks
  • Solution-oriented, critical thinker

Highly Desired Skills

  • Proficiency in Emakhuwa, Cisena, Xichangana and other local languages highly desired

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter through the job posting at www.fenixintl.com/careers/. In your cover letter, please be sure to highlight the following:

  1. Why you are interested in Fenix International, and
  2. What excites you about this particular role.

Fenix offers a competitive salary and a fun, fast-paced and high-growth 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.

About Fenix

Fenix International is a technology company in the ENGIE group whose mission is to improve our customers’ quality of life through energy and financial inclusion. Our flagship product, ReadyPay Solar, is an expandable, lease-to-own solar home system financed through affordable installments from just $0.15 per day. We use real-time transaction data to create a next-generation credit score to finance power upgrades and other life-changing loans.

To date, we have sold over 300,000 ReadyPay Power systems across Africa and we are growing our product portfolio and geographic coverage to bring power and a wider world of financing to over 5 million customers by 2021.

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