About the role:
At Tala, we are connecting millions of people to the financial services they deserve. We're a growing team and we are looking for an exceptionally capable People (HR) Business Partner to join the team. We are looking for someone who leads by serving, is highly collaborative, has high-energy, is results-oriented, has a bias towards action, is exceptionally imaginative, is adaptable, and truly excited about Tala’s mission!
This position collaborates across the People function to deliver value to management and influence employees to meet and exceed our Kenya team’s business objectives (both short and long term). The People BP will maintain an effective level of business literacy about the Tala’s midrange plans and our culture. This person will serve as an ambassador for Tala and its culture to ensure that employees on the Kenya team experience a smooth, positive and productive journey throughout their employment lifecycle at Tala.
Our People Business Partner will be responsible for assessing and anticipating people-related needs. Communicating needs proactively with SMEs in our People guild and leadership team, the People BP seeks to develop integrated solutions to strategically meet both Tala Kenya’s goals and People team goals such as employer brand, candidate experience, performance & productivity, people and business growth metrics.
This role will be based out of our Nairobi, Kenya office with significant travel to our other East Africa offices.
In this role, you will be responsible for:
What we’re looking for:
Tala is a mobile technology and data science company that is working to deliver financial access, choice and control to underserved people around the world. Tala’s smartphone app instantly evaluates customers for credit using only the data on their devices and delivers customized loans in minutes.
Tala, formerly known as InVenture, is backed by IVP, Ribbit Capital, Lowercase Capital, Data Collective, Collaborative Fund and other leading venture and impact investors. In 2016, Fast Company ranked Tala, formerly known as InVenture, as one of its top 10 companies in Money, and Forbes named Tala as one of the top 50 FinTech companies in the world. Additionally, Tala’s work has been highlighted by the New York Times, theFinancial Times, the Wall Street Journal, TED, and Wired, among others.
Tala is an innovative, fast-paced mobile technology start-up, that provides a credit scoring and reporting platform to financial services institutions in emerging countries.
Traditional credit doesn't work in emerging markets; mobile does. Our technologies are unlocking trillions of dollars in purchasing power in the world’s fastest growing economies.
Tala is a mobile technology and data science company that is flipping the traditional credit scoring model by putting power into the hands of newly empowered consumers in emerging markets. Through our mobile app and unique channel, we gather an average of 10,000 discrete data points per user to provide personalized offers and deliver real-time credit.