Nova Pioneer is looking for an outstanding Human Resources Manager to build and develop the organization's human resources in support of our rapid growth. The Human Resources Manager position is an exciting opportunity for an innovative and entrepreneurial individual to develop and manage the implementation of an effective and efficient human resources function.
You will lead Human Resources for Nova Pioneer in South Africa reporting to the Director of Talent Management in the region. You will be part of the Talent Team, which is working across campuses to support our school-based and central team staff. You will lead the development of Human Resources systems as we grow and ensure we have the systems and processes in place for rapid scale. In addition to building systems, you will build and lead a Human Resources team that delivers caring, effective and efficient support that is both world class and steeped in innovative talent practices.
The position will initially be based at the Nova Pioneer Midrand campus but will require travel between schools from time to time. This is an opportunity to be a part of an innovative network of schools that is developing generations of innovators and leaders who will shape the African Century.
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About Nova Pioneer
Imagine a world in which every young person across Africa attends a school that truly sets them up for success in the 21st century. A school that cares about individual students and allows them to explore the world around them. A school that focuses more on developing skills than on memorizing content. At Nova Pioneer, we have done more than just imagine this future, we are bringing it to life. Nova Pioneer is a pan-African, independent network of schools offering high quality, accessible education from pre-primary through secondary school. Nova Pioneer uses a unique, enquiry-based learning approach that encourages students to ask “why” instead of telling them the “what”. It allows them to form their own thinking through exploration, investigation and collaboration. Learn more about our learning approach here. Nova Pioneer currently has 6 schools in South Africa and Kenya with a vision to launch 100 schools and reach tens of thousands of students across the African continent in the next decade. To learn more visit www.novapioneer.com.
Working at Nova Pioneer
Nova Pioneer is a place where our people experience tremendous growth, fast! We invest heavily in the growth of our people because it leads to greater mastery in both us and our students. “Novaneers” work harder and work longer hours than most schools but as a result, the growth they experience is extraordinary. We offer consistent and ongoing personal development and provide clear career pathways that ensure that our people are always achieving their personal and professional best. Nova Pioneer has a highly energetic, entrepreneurial environment where our people get to bring their creative and innovative ideas to life. We look for people who are flexible and who are able to adapt and respond quickly to adversity with a positive, can-do attitude (there are no problems, only solutions!). We welcome challenges and roll with the punches because it makes us, and our students, better. There is no problem too big for us! We work hard but we also have a lot of fun together. We bring infectious energy and enthusiasm to everything we do because joy fuels the hardest work and learning. Read more about our culture principles here.