Effective immediately, Birches Group LLC is pleased to announce a new strategic partnership with Nairobi-based RavelWorks Africa, an independent HR consulting firm. This new partnership brings together the firms’ combined expertise in human resources, compensation management, organization design, and learning and development to better serve our mutual clients in the East Africa region. The alliance will focus primarily on clients in the NGO and SME sectors in Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, South Sudan, Somalia, and Somaliland.
Faye Ekong, Managing Director, RavelWorks said, “We understand that HR practitioners and OD professionals in frontier markets and fragile context have an important role to play in shaping the world of work and providing a compelling employee value proposition. By coming together, our clients and prospective clients will now have access to a range of complementary services and products aimed at helping ensure their systems, strategy, structure, organizational culture and people practices are fit for purpose and fit for the future.”
Under the partnership, RavelWorks Africa will offer their clients access to Birches Group products and services, including total compensation surveys and the Community™ suite of applications for job evaluation, skills assessment, and performance management. In addition, the firms will collaborate on consulting assignments to deliver a wide range of human resources services to clients.
“We are delighted to have such a strong partner in RavelWorks, to help us grow our business in the region and support our existing client community of well over 250 organizations. The new partnership will provide on-the-ground access for our clients, supported directly by our expert team in Manila,” said Gary McGillicuddy, Birches Group Managing Partner
Clients in the region can look forward to:
- Regular HR learning and knowledge events both online and face-to-face;
- Comprehensive compensation management advisory services including scale design, compensation policy development, compensation communication roll-out plans, and staff training;
- Contextual and on-the-ground support and guidance for all Birches Group products and services when and where you need it; and
- Boosting and strengthening your existing organizational design projects with solid market data, job evaluation, and performance management solutions.