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Director, Engineering Experience at Andela

Andela is a network of technology leaders dedicated to advancing human potential. We help companies build high-performing distributed engineering teams by investing in Africa's most talented software developers. Based in NYC, SF, Lagos, Nairobi, Rwanda and Kampala, Andela is catalyzing the growth of tech ecosystems across the African continent while solving the global technical talent shortage.About You

This is anything but your standard "HR Business Partner" role. ​You'll be the leader and guardian of our engineering population. ​ From performance and productivity, community to culture, this is a challenging role with high expectations.
The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of meaningful experience in a strategic HR Business Partner role in a challenging and changing environment.
Your knowledge and experience are both broad and deep from employment law and best practices to talent management. Experience with design of engagement strategies preferred.


Core accountability for engineering retention metrics and key engagement scores
Design and enforce best practices for how your team builds trusted relationships and influences decision makers on matters related to engineering experience.
Manage and lead a team of 6+ HR business partners, their objectives, priorities, trade offs, risks and escalations
Design and implement strategies to effectively navigate organisational change for our engineers
Collaborate with partner engineering (Delivery), Staffing and Engineering Growth to optimize the holistic career journey for engineers as they progress with Andela.
Provide actionable feedback to Andela's leadership team on all aspects of engineering experience for continuous scale and improvement.


Have a strong track record of problem solving and leveraging data to inform decisions
Genuine belief in bringing your full self to what you do every day, see "work" as a calling and a passion
Comfortable facilitating executives, coming to the table with a point of view able to balance the needs of Andela, our engineers and our partners
Comfortable negotiating and managing expectations, influencing up, challenging thoughtfully
Creative self-starter who prides themselves on their grit and resourcefulness
Exercise sound judgment and discretion, exceptional ethical leadership
Strong balance of optimism and pragmatism
Detail orientation with excellent organisational, prioritisation and multitasking skills
Demonstrated ownership and accountability for long term projects through execution and measurement of success

Benefits & Compensation

Full-time compensation
Full medical coverage
Breakfast, lunch and snacks provided daily
Beautiful working environment
Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
Oh, and a chance to change the world!

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