Job Opportunity for Senior Manager Human Resources at Akanksha Foundation in Mumbai

Website Akanksha Foundation

Position Summary:

In order to deliver quality impact, Akanksha believes in recruiting excellent talent, creating opportunities for development; and engaging and retaining its people. We want each of our members to be immersed in Akanksha’s culture of warmth, care and commitment towards our mission.

As the Senior Manager-HR, you will be the HR lead for School Support & Central Support teams at Akanksha. You will also assist Senior Director-HR in formulating and executing the Talent Strategy and People practices at Akanksha. You will co-create and shape the strategies for Talent acquisition, Development, Engagement and Retention such that people at Akanksha give their personal best, working together as a team towards the Akanksha Vision, Mission and reinforcing its values.

You will be reporting to Senior Director, Human Resources

Specific responsibilities will include:

HR Strategy

● Participate in creating the HR Strategy in line with Akansha’s vision, mission, values and goals.

● Create and lead the recruitment strategy/plan for the year looking at both internal & external talent.

● Partners with different functions to define staffing/manpower requirements, identifying key/high risk roles

● Working with Team Leads on team restructuring, workforce planning and succession planning

● Work with the Sr Director-HR on improving Employee Engagement across Akanksha by conceptualizing and implementing various employee development and engagement initiatives.

● Participating in relevant sectoral compensation, benefits studies & other surveys. Analyzes trends in compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive base and incentive pay programs to ensure the organization attracts and retains top talent.

HR Operations & Compliance

● Lead HR operations for all School support and Central support teams.

● Manages the talent acquisition process, which includes recruitment, interviewing, and hiring of qualified job applicants; collaborates with departmental managers to understand skills and competencies required for openings.

● Participate or initiate continuous improvement on HR policies and processes

● Ensuring HR compliances under statutory laws as applicable to charitable organizations like ESCI, PF, POSH, Shops & Establishments.

Team Management

● Lead and manage a team of 1-2 HR team members and oversee the achievement of collective goals and annual plans

● Contribute to the HR team goals and priorities beyond individual goals and priorities What you need for this role:

● Deep belief and commitment towards Akanksha’s vision and mission

● Minimum 7 years of relevant work experience out of which at least 2 years should be in managing a team

● Previous experience of working with & managing HR requirements in large people organizations

● Demonstrable experience with human resources metrics

● Strong track record in leading Talent Acquisition.

● Knowledge of HR compliances, preferable

● People oriented and results driven

● Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills

● Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company

● MBA in Human Resources or Master’s degree in relevant field

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