Friday, 17 February 2017

IRRI Human Resource Director visits Kenya and Mozambique offices

The IRRI Human Resource Director, Christine Croombes visited the IRRI Mozambique office on 5-6 February 2017.

IRRI HR Director Christine Croombes toured the institute’s offices in Kenya and Mozambique on 5-6 February. Christine was joined by Alex Lucas and Sandrine Iyamuremye, Corporate Services Manager and new Human Resource Business Partner, respectively. The visit was an opportunity to introduce Christine and Sandrine to the staff.

Group and individual meetings were held to discuss performance management improvement, staff trainings, and compensation and benefits. Additionally, the employees were informed of the upcoming Employee Engagement Survey and the launching of Compensation and Benefits Survey.

One of the highlights of the visit was a special treat of Pasteis de Nata, a delicious Portuguese custard tart which everyone enjoyed.  

                HRS Workplace Communications Article No. 2017-005

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

More employees are joining, moving around and advancing

New Employees On-Board

Richelle Candontol joined as Advisor at the Human Resource (HR) office on 01 February 2017. 

Mahjabeen Iqbal joined as HR Business Partner at the IRRI Bangladesh office on 01 February 2017.

Suneetha Kota joined as Postdoctoral Fellow at the Plant Breeding (PB) division on 01 February 2017.

Kimberly Ponce joined as Assistant Scientist at the Genetics and Biotechnology (GB) division on 01 February 2017. 

Then Rathmuny joined as Specialist at the Crop and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD) on 01 February 2017.

Anna Lalaine Junsay joined as Senior HR Advisor at the Human Resource (HR) office on 06 February 2017.

HRS Workplace Communications Article No. 2017-004