African Council For Accreditation and Accountability
Every member organization of AfCAA shall seek to attract talented, honest and committed persons into its workforce using fair, transparent and equitable processes. Every member shall also seek to place its people in roles that are aligned with their gifting and expertise. The organization shall put in place a staff retention mechanism as well as staff development programs that encourage personal growth, career progression, and skills upgrade.
The organization shall strive to pay competitive market rate salaries that take into account the dynamic work environment and the organization’s ability to pay. Every member organization shall put in place mechanisms that ensure the economical, emotional, spiritual, social and physical welfare of its staff.
“Having gifts that differ according to the grace given to us let us use them accordingly …” (Rom.12:6-8); “Moreover, look for able men from all the people, men who fear God, who are trustworthy and hate a bribe, and charge such men with oversight …” (Exodus.18:21)
Elaboration of Standard
1 Workforce Planning
Members shall be future focused and will maintain detailed forecasts of their talent needs in order to support growth.
2 Talent Acquisition
Members shall use standardized procedures for recruitment and hiring to ensure the engagement of the most qualified candidates and to promote diversity and equal employment opportunities as mandated by country laws and regulations.
3 Leadership training, Development and Succession Planning
4 Performance Management
5 Rewards and incentives
6 Work Environment
Members will maintain a safe working environment in which:-
\7 Compensation and Benefits
Members shall use a variety of hard (monetary) and soft (non-monetary) employee compensation strategies to enhance staff retention. These may include pay-for-performance, benefits, bonuses, training, time off, sabbaticals, childcare etc. Officials of member organizations, when acting in their capacity as representatives of their organizations, shall not accept or give personal gifts exceeding a value of US$ 150 or its equivalent.
Where a separation is deemed needful, a member shall separate with its employees in a manner that upholds that employee’s dignity and with due consideration for their well being. The issues leading up to the separation should be documented and an exit interview carried out internally or by an external advisor. Where interpersonal conflicts are involved, every effort should be made to resolve the conflicts as much as is possible.
Members will ensure their talent management practices enhance their image and position in the employment market and that their organization has a good reputation with the general public and regulatory bodies.
AfCAA was founded by a multi-disciplinary Steering Committee with representatives from eight countries spanning Anglophone, Francophone and Lusophone Africa namely: Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Togo and Uganda.
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AfCAA is an accreditation body that seeks to enhance public trust in Christ-Centered Institutions (Churches in Africa, Christian non-profits and Christian owned Business) through Awareness, Advocacy and Accreditation in compliance with Biblical Standards.
To bring about public trust in organizations through awareness raising, advocacy and accreditation, in compliance with Biblical standards.