Human Resources Manager – Regional

Grassroot Soccer (GRS) is a rapidly growing adolescent health organization that leverages the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize at-risk youth in developing countries to overcome their greatest health challenges, live healthier, more productive lives, and be agents for change in their communities. Since 2002, GRS programs have reached 13 million young people in over 60 countries with life-saving HIV prevention and sexual and reproductive health information and services. Grassroot Soccer is looking to continue scaling its impact via partnerships over the next five years.

Role Overview

The Human Resources (HR) Manager-Regional will provide supportive leadership, direction, and guidance for HR initiatives and operations spanning all GRS locations in Africa. The position will provide support in the implementation of strategic goals with regards to recruitment, performance management, employee wellness and engagement, development and training functions. They will ensure employees of GRS have the tools and resources to deliver on their responsibilities and contribute positively to organizational strategies. This role will include adherence to best practices and relevant labor laws, the strengthening and implementation of HR policies and protocols, and a human-centered approach.

To Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to with “HR Manager-Regional” in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Application deadline: November 30, 2022


  • Ensure that recruitment and selection practices are in line with legislative requirements and organizational policies and procedures for geographies where GRS staff are located.
  • Support GRS management with developing and revising job descriptions and facilitating job advertisement on recruitment platforms.
  • Offer support and guidance for recruitment, interviewing, on-boarding, and induction processes for local GRS HR leads in Zambia and South Africa.
  • Please see full job description for additional responsibilities.

Specifications & Competencies

  • Tertiary education required (Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, human resources management, organizational psychology, or related field preferred)
  • 3-5 years’ experience as an HR Business Partner and/or HR Manager
  • Superb knowledge and application of relevant labor legislation in South Africa and Zambia
  • Please see full job description for additional information and to apply.

Job Overview

Date Posted

November 3, 2022


Cape Town, South Africa

Job Type

Full Time