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Resume for Jonah soe K. for HR / Recruiter / Nonprofit in Monrovia, Liberia

Occupation: HR / Recruiter Industry: Nonprofit
Country: Liberia City: Monrovia
State: Montserrado ZIP: 1000

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Jonah Soe K.

Coconut Plantation, Monrovia Liberia

Curent Phone contact: Tel + Liberia email:

                                                            Office email :  


Key Competencies/skills 

Master of Arts in International Relations ongoing

Diploma, Human Resource Management eConellongoing

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology

Diploma, Computer Software applications

Diploma French Language

Certificate, Human Resource management

Excellent oral/written communication, and interpersonal skills

Extensive experience in Human Resource management and development including yrs

Development and maintenance of HR/Administration systems and policies

Facilitating and supporting organizational change including managing of the resultant HR/HRD issues

Excellent Administration and Management skills

Ability to work and deliver results with minimum or no supervision

Good negotiator, and team player

Skills in knowledge and talent management

Good aptitude for working with people of diverse background and culture able to establish good working relationship within an international context in a professional and culturally sensitive manner

High level of integrity and commitment

A devoted Christian 

Employment History  

July Present  Human Resources /Learning and Development Officer, currently Acting HR Manager

      Save the Children UK, Liberia programme, Monrovia 

Key roles and responsibilities include:

Recruitment and selection, and induction of national international staff and consultants

Ensuring all HR and Administration policies are in place and up to date and compliant with Liberia labour law, and with Save the Children global minimum standards and donor requirements

Providing HR support and advice to managers and staff on all aspects of HR, ensuring compliance with policies and that the country programme maintains best HR practice standards

Take lead on implementation of performance management, ensuring improved capacity of staff

Lead on the development of the country HR strategy as part of the overall country strategy

Implement the Learning and Development Plan

Conduct skills audit of staff and the organizations

Conduct salary survey

coordination, production and use of training materials to ensure their consistency

Monitor and track staff taking online University courses

Promote Labour compliance with local authority

Key Achievements: Managed to handle complex and sensitive HR issues in a complex post conflict environment to ensure HR was in line with the country programme's strategic direction gradual transition from emergency to development phase.  This included undertaking of several restructuring exercises, and strengthening of HR systems.  Other key achievements include improved recruitment and selection processes more transparency and quality, induction, improved staff records, and performance management.  There has also been an almost % reduction of employment legal cases against Save the Children because of compliance with HR minimum standards and improvement in all aspects of HR.  Through training and coaching staff perception has changed from viewing performance review as a tool for punishing staff to something positive and valuable for their learning and development. 

Professional development:  Attended Management Development Programme  

December July th : Human Resources Officer/Administration Officer

      Solidarites Programme, Liberia

Undertaking job evaluation and grading exercise, salary grades and benefits review and benchmarking, and implementation of  the new  salary structure

Reviewing Terms and conditions for national staff and all HR related policies, ensuring they are compliant with the country labour laws

Reshaping of HR structure including the staffing of the approved structure

Responsible for recruitment and deployment, and induction of national and international staff

Provide day to day support and advice to managers and staff on all HR related issues, ensuring organization policies and best practice are understood and complied with throughout the programme

Responsible for providing technical support to four Field Administrators in charge of HR and administration of field Offices, in addition to one HR Administrator at the Head Office

Responsible for NGO registration and preparation other legal documents

Responsible to prepare work, reentry, and resident permit

Responsible for internal and international flight bookings 


Successfully carried out job grading and salary/benefits review and implementation involving over staff spread over five field locations across the country with minimal disruption to the programme operations and no legal consequences

Initiated regular staff forum where all HR policies and other related issues were discussed with management  this led to better understanding of HR function and HR polices and improved relationship between management and staff

Raised the profile and effectiveness of the HR department and  was complimented by management on achieving to make the HR department user friendly as well as effective

Improved processes and documentation of recruitment and selection resulting in increased transparency in the recruitment and placement of national staff

Successfully processed work, residence, and reentry permits for international employees 

December December  Human Resource/Administrative Officer

ASUR Liberia Programme,  

Reviewed/developed Terms & conditions of service for national staff, HR/Admin and finance systems/policies

Provided advice and support to managers on all HR related issues including recruitment and selection of staff, and induction

Managed the country programme's restructuring exercise, including review of the organisation structure, salary regarding, job analysis/evaluation and grading, salary/benefits benchmarking; and work with the country team to identify the necessary improvements, and ensure legal compliance.

Supported and coach the HR/Admin assistants and supported the HR/Admin team 

Improved performance management

Promoted HR compliance with the local laws

Monitored and manage ASUR rental and real estate contracts

Managed ASUR facility

Responsible to prepare work, reentry, and resident permit

Responsible for internal and international flight bookings 


Successfully reviewed and developed HR/admin policies and procedures. In particular, put in place recruitment and selection guidelines, induction guidelines, and revised conditions of service for national staff. I developed improved the. The programme started getting very positive feedback from interviewees from both successful and unsuccessful candidates about how well organized and transparent the interview process was

Contributed to the country strategy review and coordinated implementation of the approved staff changes

Successfully coordinated and implemented an organizational restructuring project and put in place job profiles for over staff, and recruited staff internal and external for the new structure and this contributed greatly to improved individual staff and overall organizational performance.  This exercise included a review of the organization structures, developing new job profiles, job evaluation, and grading, salary structure, training and development needs analysis.

Successfully processed work, residence, and reentry permits for international employees 

June Dec  Human Resource Officer

      Medcom Ambulance Service, Liberia 

Responsible for overall management HR,

Support and advise manager in the implementation of Performance management, training and development of staff

Responsible for Policy/systems formulation, implementation and monitoring performance management, recruitment, Terms and Conditions of employment

managed staff contracts, recruitment and selection, health issues, induction and exit processes, staff relations 


Successfully learning and development policy which resulted in improved effectiveness of the Human Resource team.  This

Promoted diversity and motivation which also resulted in high performance 

May June  Emergency Medical DispatcherMerlin Liberia Programme

                                           Emergency Medical DispatcherIMC Liberia Programme

                                           Emergency Medical DispatcherWorld Liberia Programme 

Education/Training Jan Present: MA. International Relations University of Liberia, ongoing   

January August Certificate, Selection and staffCornell University econell 

January August CertificateHuman Resource PracticesCornell University econell 

April th nd : Certificate Management Development Programme, Liberia international facilitator 

November Present: Human Resource Management Cornell University via eCornell 

Feb April : Advance Diploma in Internet Governance DiploFoundationMalta 

January March :  Certificate in Cyber DiplomacyDiploFoundation Malta 

August days: Basic First Aid Training, Liberia 

September days: Regional Child Safeguard TrainingLiberia 

October June : High Way Traffic Administration Merlin Liberia Programme 

September August : Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology  

July June :  Certificate French, International Rescue Committee Vocational SchoolGuinea 

:   Diploma Secretarial Science                

Professional Development  

June                             Employee Engagement and Talent Management eCornell online month

April   Management Development Programme MDP days course

                  Save the Children UK, Liberia

April                            Human Resource workshopAmerican Bar Association, Liberia days

Oct   Human Resource, Administrative and Finance trainingSolidaritesFrance days

January                       Human Resource Capacity Building workshopAgronomy Social ScienceGuinea days  

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