Human Resources Manager

Kibuye, RW


ContourGlobal develops, acquires, and operates power generation facilities with proven and cutting-edge energy technologies. We are an international high-growth company, founded in 2005, that has grown exponentially to own and operate a fleet of renewable and thermal assets, located in 20 countries across 4 continents. Wherever we operate, we are committed to the highest standards of health and safety, environmental, social responsibility, our people’s well-being. Our longstanding ESG pledge includes becoming net-zero carbon by 2050.

Acquisition of ContourGlobal by the US private-equity fund KKR will enable us greatly to further expand our portfolio, increase investment in the energy transition, and take advantage of new opportunities in our core markets. Our multinational, integrated team of almost 1500 people prides itself on our culture and values, and welcomes entrepreneurial, innovative, ambitious, and collaborative professionals to come join us.



Job Summary:

As the HR Manager, you will work closely with the Regional HR Manager and be responsible for managing all HR operations at the plant level in compliance with legal requirements and company policies and procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, recruitment, onboarding, offboarding, ensuring data accuracy in the company HRIS, reporting, payroll, administrative management, employee relations, policy and procedure application, supporting performance management processes, talent review, managing social relations, and advising managers on HR policy and procedure application. You will collaborate closely with other departments to ensure that HR practices are aligned with business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

As the HRM, your responsibilities include the following. Other related duties may be assigned as appropriate.

  • Ensure that the ContourGlobal (CG) Policies are fully understood and followed at the Power Plant (including CG Essential information _ Company Values, Anti-Corruption, Supplier Code of Conduct, Health Safety & Environment, obligations to local communities, etc).
  • Ensure the Health, Safety & Environmental obligations with respect to ContourGlobal Policies, Lenders & other legislations (locally or regionally) are strictly followed and are timely reported.
  • Be a project sponsor/leader in corporate social responsibility activities undertaking by CG & Kivuwatt Ltd.
  • Provide recruitment support to business leaders: Analyse recruitment needs, review job descriptions, source recruitment firms, draft selection tools with managers, negotiate and execute search agreements, provide compensation guidance, draft offer letters and contracts when required.
  • On board and orient new staff: make sure they are all familiar with company policies, organize integration process and follow up probation periods with managers.
  • Support managers in defining & implementing training & development objectives for their team members.
  • Source training firms, negotiate and execute training agreements.
  • File employee management follow-up and update Employee’s documents completed and archived in soft copy.
  • Manage leave protocol, travels, vacation forms & approval (Company procedures adapted)
  • Prepare administrative documents; offer letters, contracts and all related documents for the new hires.
  • Process payroll and all activities related to compensation.
  • Manage and coordinate the performance management process with hiring managers.
  • Follow up individual development plans and HyPo/HyPers programs.
  • Introduce a succession & talent management plan.
  • Ensure working conditions are compliant with Rwanda labor law and ContourGlobal standards.
  • Collaborate with HSE department and plant directors to ensure safe working conditions in the plant.
  • Create and revise job descriptions with the support of line manager.
  • Maintain and revise the company’s handbook on policies and procedures.
  • Perform benefits administration.
  • Oversee recruitment efforts for all personnel, including writing and placing job ads
  • Conduct new employee orientations and employee relations counseling.
  • Oversee exit interviews.
  • Maintain department records and reports.
  • Participate in administrative staff meetings.
  • Maintain company directory and other organizational charts.


Commit to Lead with Our Values

  • Commit to CG values as expressed in the Essential Information. Model the values in any interaction internally and externally.
  • Put Health and Safety First.
  • Embrace Timely Transparency.
  • Model the 3Cs – Communication, Collaboration and Coordination.
  • Embrace Failure analysis and continuous improvement including Five Whys.
  • Seek out ways to incorporate technology and Artificial Intelligence into the company’s legal practice.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or a related field.
  • Additional training or certification in HR management or a related area is preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a related field.
  • Proficiency in English, both written and spoken.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products.



  • Familiarity with CG health and safety standards: Ability to enforce company HSE standards and environmental management plans as required, ensuring a safe and healthy work site.
  • Highly detail-oriented and organized.
  • Ability to meet a constant stream of deadlines.
  • Leadership skills: Ability to delegate, motivate, and inspire team members.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with the local community and authorities.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Honesty and integrity.
  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices.


Travel Requirements – To Kibuye powerplant

ContourGlobal provides equal employment opportunities and maintains a diverse workforce that reflects the rich environment of the society we live in and markets we operate.


ContourGlobal is a power generation company committed to new growth in thermal and renewable technologies. Our mission is to develop, acquire and operate electricity generation businesses worldwide, creating economic and social value through better operations, and making the communities where we work better because we are there.


- To care about our people’s health, safety, well-being and development.
- To act transparently and with moral integrity.
- To work hard and without boundaries as a multinational, integrated team.
- To expect, embrace and enable excellence and continuous learning through humility, and the knowledge that we will fail but when we do, we will learn.
- To honor the commitments of those who have placed their trust in us.