Organization: American Refugee Committee
Paid Internships Kigali, Rwanda
HR Analyst Intern
June -August, 2022
Based in Kigali, Rwanda, you’ll be guided by and receive support from Winnie Nzaramba, Rwanda HR and Admin Coordinator. For 2-3 months, you’ll intern approximately 15-20 hours per week. This is a paid internship position.
We exist to unleash abundance in amazing people who want to help. For us, this means our staff, volunteers, incentive workers, candidates – every person within Alight. Our people are everything to us at Alight, each bringing their own unique set of gifts and talents. We believe that when they feel truly seen, cared for, and inspired, we are creating the conditions for them to be unleashed and unleash abundance in others.
Our purpose as a team is to bravely infuse this belief and culture into every touchpoint along the employment and HR journey at Alight. This role works with both Rwanda HR team and Alight global CPO office
We are proud to work on borderless teams. We bring on great people from a wide variety of backgrounds and specifically encourage members of refugee, immigrant, or other displaced communities to join us.
Simply put, your scope will be supporting Rwanda HR team and new CPO office in Kigali. Here are some of the specifics:
Support in the roll out of planned Rwanda pilot Payroll and Human Resources, Serenic HR, to include:
ïƒ¼ Support in research, compilation of detailed project payroll requirements and validation.
ïƒ¼ Support in setting up, documenting associated project meetings and supporting documents
ïƒ¼ Support in setting up project related Training for teams
ïƒ¼ Support with project list of test cases and/or scripts to run during the testing cycle based on actual business processes.
ïƒ¼ Support as appropriate project deployment/ Go-Live activities
Support new CPO office, in Kigali, with general global People/HR analyses and reporting tasks; collect, compile, and analyze HR data, metrics, and statistics.
Support in data and statistics for trends and patterns with attention to recruitment, hiring practices, motivation, turnover, and compliance with employment laws and regulations.
Assist with country jobs classification reviews to ensure that jobs are properly classified
May assist with planned global benefits and compensation benefits review/project (TBD)
Building a shared organization takes time and intention. We will always be becoming Alight, which means your work will evolve as well.
What you’ll gain
Insight into the humanitarian sector and real-time connections with teams worldwide
Extensive HR experience and knowledge regarding policies, payroll, administration, and HR analysis
Exposure to a Global, Non-Profit Organization
Real-World experience in the HR Field
Professional Development opportunities including group trainings, resume review, a mock interview, and opportunities to learn from other staff across the organization
Professional network of peers as you join a cohort of interns in serving with various teams across Alight and partner organizations
Skills and experience we’re seeking
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software, IT training, experience a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Research/IT, Industrial Psychology, or related field required.
Some exposure or experience in related areas such as job classification and compensation, recruitment, selection, training, employee benefits, and/or equal opportunity compliance preferred.
Ability for prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
We are on a journey to build Alight, a new platform of amazing people and organizations providing lifesaving services and creating breakthrough solutions for and with the displaced. WeAreAlight.org
Alight is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, citizenship, physical or mental disability, or protected veteran status. Alight complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.