About the AeTrade Group

The African E-Trade Group (AeTrade) is a multi-stakeholder group of African professionals and business people with a vision to develop and implement an e-empowerment program that will enhance intra-and inter-African trade. The group brings together public and private sector partners to develop projects that leverage the power of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for the benefit of Africa’s present and future entrepreneurs.

About the position

Looking to be a catalyst of socio-economic and technological development in Africa, the group is looking for a Human. Resource Consultant based in the Kingdom of Eswatini to help the group establish its first operations in the Southern African region. The consultant will be working closely with management on various initiatives

First and foremost, the HR Consultant will be performing important steps of the recruiting process including but not limited to: background checks, screening and final interviews.

The HR Consultant’s mandate will also include the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Information gathering and documentation
  • Document and inform the AeTrade Group management about labour and employment laws in Eswatini
  • Eswatini payroll standards and obligations
  • Employee contract and benefit standards for the Southern African region
  • Assist in the development and integration of the AeTrade Group policies
  • Assist in the implementation of suitable HR technology
  • Document and review job interview minutes and psychometrics tests
  • Coordinate the on boarding/induction programme for local and international staff


  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant HR experience
  • Previous experience working as HR consultant an asset
  • Good understanding and application of the Eswatini laws and regulations
  • Fluent in English
  • Expertise in Eswatini HR operations, procedures and best practices
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and consulting skills
  • Computer savvy with working knowledge of human resource IT (ATS, Payroll, etc)

To apply for the position before Friday, 8th November 2019:

  • You can apply via the following link to the AeTrade website:
  • http://www.aecdi.org/HR/apply: or directly to hr@aecdi.org