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HR and Talent Associate, Field

Thiès | Dakar

  • Organization: myAgro
  • Location: Thiès | Dakar
  • Grade: Junior level - Junior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date:

About myAgro:

At myAgro we believe in transforming the lives of smallholder farmers in West Africa by empowering them to achieve economic self-sufficiency. Join our passionate team dedicated to revolutionizing agricultural practices and creating lasting change in rural communities. 

About the Role:

myAgro has an ambitious mission, and we are looking for an equally ambitious and skilled HR and Talent Associate - Field . As an HR and Talent Associate- Field at myAgro, you’ll play a pivotal role in providing consistent support throughout the candidate and employee journey for the Field team.  You’ll serve as a trusted advisor to the business, collaborating on projects and providing guidance on HR-related matters while ensuring compliance with legal regulations and company policies. We take pride in how we support our team members and that’s where you come in!

You will join a global HR team that values collaboration, diversity, and excellence. Your contributions will directly impact the organization's success by engaging and attracting top talent, nurturing a culture of engagement and growth, and promoting an inclusive and supporting workplace environment. 

This role is based in our Thiès, Senegal office and will report to the HR Manager. Approximately 40-50% travel to rural areas is expected. 

You Will - key responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Collaborate with Sales and Agriculture teams to recruit field team members.

  • Identify, attract, and select qualified candidates for open positions, and manage recruitment processes, ensuring alignment with myAgro’s requirements

  • Oversee employment contract completion, ensuring legal compliance.

  • Provide HR support to field team members on matters including benefits, payroll, and procedures.

  • Assist field leaders in implementing onboarding plans for new team members.

  • Ensure teams adhere to performance management procedures and maintain quality standards

  • Actively listen to team members, address concerns, and ensure action and resolution in liaison with the Thies office.

  • Support training and learning initiatives to enhance employee skills and competencies

  • Assist in development and implementation of human resource policies and procedures, and provide guidance and interpretation for business operations 

  • Participate in development of HR KPIs, including metrics, queries, and ongoing reports for company requirements

  • Undertake additional tasks and ad hoc projects to support the HR team.

You Have:

  • Bachelor's degree in human resources or related field or equivalent professional experience

  • 4+ years experience as an HR representative or equivalent capacity

  • Strong HR acumen, drive and understanding of employee lifecycle and HR protocols

  • Knowledge of  employment laws and common practices; experience with Senegalese Labor Law and Employee Code

  • Experience working in rural areas; frequently engaging with teams in the field

  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office and HRIS systems (PaySpace or Bamboo a plus)

  • English, French proficiency required; Wolof proficiency preferred

You’ll Love:

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Excellent health coverage 

  • Approximately 4 weeks of paid time off each year

  • Retirement plan contributions

  • Professional development and laptop stipends

  • Annual flight benefit

  • The opportunity to make a difference for farmers everyday!

 

myAgro is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive space for all employees to feel valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspective. myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, genetics, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

 

myAgo is also committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment process to qualified candidates with specific needs or other reasons protected by applicable laws.  If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please inform us.

Application Process and Deadline

Please apply directly on our website. Please submit your application and documents in English. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our team.

We do our best to provide you the most accurate info, but closing dates may be wrong on our site. Please check on the recruiting organization's page for the exact info. Candidates are responsible for complying with deadlines and are encouraged to submit applications well ahead.
Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.