Monday, 24 February 2014

Jobs at Unilever Tanzania - Welfare Manager

Job Title: Welfare Manager(Job Number: 140003J4)

Employer: Unilever

Duty Station:  Iringa

Application Deadline: 28th February 2014

Business Context and Main Purpose of the Job

•         To provide specific support to female employees on matters of abuse and harassment, including a “Safety for Women and Girls” programme and to support the implementation of employee welfare policies, guidelines and procedures
•         Define standards for welfare facilities and activities i.e. houses, schools, social halls etc.
•         Audit, report and ensure infrastructures within the estate/factory/unit are maintained to the highest standards on time in full within the allocated budget.
•         Ensure welfare expenditures are in line with the budget.
•         Ensure high professionalism in handling welfare issues
•         Train & develop all employees on welfare issues at the Unit
•         Implement Welfare policy in the business and ensure policies and procedures on welfare are current, conform and where appropriate are best practice
•         Deliver welfare targets in line with Company strategy to be done for the year.
•         Facilitate counselling services to employees in the business.
•         Interface with stakeholders, such as Estates, Factories, Finance, HR, Legal, Security, Supply Chain, Unilever Kenya Ltd., and external stakeholders.
•         Work with external trainers and rollout to the units aspects relating to Unilever Code of Business Principles- specifically Sexual Harassment Policy, Human Rights and Counselling as per Welfare annual operating plan;
•         Propose new ideas within company scope to improve overall welfare for employees.

Main Accountabilities
•         Participate in the preparation of Company welfare budgets & performance.
•         Responsible for cascading Company information relating to welfare to employees.
•         Co-ordinate training of employees on policies relating to Human Rights, Counselling & work standards.
•         Facilitate the implementation of all company policies and procedures in the Department/Unit especially HR, CoBP specifically Sexual Harassment Policy;
•         Coach and mentor employees on welfare & human rights issues.
•         Coordinate Dignity Enhancement committee meetings with the leadership team and rollout actions as deemed fit.
•         Monitor Dignity Enhancement Committee (DEC) agenda in respective units and departments and communicate same to DEC at LT level.
•         Monitor housing committee meetings and ensure implementation of actions across the business.
•         Facilitate counselling to employees as may be required.
•         Monitor the upkeep of villages, schools, social halls etc.
•         Drive social campaigns, audit and report on welfare issues, Human Rights and other areas as may be allocated by the LT from time to time.
•         Monitor water treatment and conservation of water, electricity and other utilities in the villages.
•         Participate in welfare related conflict resolution and escalation at unit level.

Required Skills & qualifications

•         Graduate in Business Administration, Sociology, Psychology, Human Resources, Agriculture and Horticulture.
•         At least 3 years relevant experience in a reputable organization.
Infrastructure Management skills
Project Management skills
Influencing skills
Communication skills
Interpersonal skills
Co – ordinations skills
•         Counseling Skills

How to Apply:

Please Apply online