WOMEN FOR WOMEN INTERNATIONAL JOB POSITION DESCRIPTION Title: Global Human Resources Manager Area: Headquarters Dept: Human Resources Status: Full-time, Exempt with Benefits Location: Washington, DC Reports To: Executive Director of Global Human resources PURPOSE: Women for Women International (WfWI) provides women survivors of war, civil strife, and other conflicts with the tools and resources to move from crisis and poverty to stability and self-sufficiency, thereby promoting viable peaceful societies. We do this through a multi-layered core program of direct aid and emotional support, rights-based education, and economic development. The organization was founded in 1993 and has benefited more than one million people, helping over 195,000 women survivors of war to move towards economic self-reliance and distributing over $79 million in direct aid and micro-credit loans. WfWI currently has offices in the US and the UK to support field operations in: Afghanistan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda, and Sudan. www.womenforwomen.org WfWI is seeking to hire a Global Human Resources Manager to provide support to our overseas Country Offices. The Global Human Resources Manager will report to the Executive Director of Human Resources, and work in partnership with the Executive Director of Global Programs. This position will serve as HR manager and liaison between HQ (Headquarters) and Country (Global) offices located in Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Democratic Republic of Congo, Iraq, Kosovo, Nigeria, Rwanda and Sudan on a variety of key human resources functions. Frequent travel between HQ and each of the Women for Women International country offices is to be expected. The Global Human Resources Manager will collaborate with Country Directors and designated in-country representatives on policies and procedures, recruiting, performance management, benefits, and security management. DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Collaborate with Country Directors and designated in-country representatives to ensure that HR systems, including policies and procedures are developed, continuously monitored and updated, and are compliant with local laws and in line with HQ standards. Develop, implement and monitor all HR county office support systems including recruiting, performance management, benefits and compliance to ensure smooth functioning, communication and coordination with HQ. Ensure that contractual, compensation, financial and legal issues are compliant in the local offices and in accordance with HQ policy. Ensure that hiring and employment practices are in compliance with organization and local standards. Provide recruitment support including selection training to Country Directors and ensure that on-boarding systems and processes are in place. Develop compensation programs and strategies that allow country offices to attract and retain the best talent. Manage the development and compliance of security standards and procedures. Recommend and manage/lead training, as well as identify staff development opportunities. Ensure that personnel files are maintained and appropriately copied to HQ including contracts, job descriptions, and performance evaluations. Recommend best practices to create opportunities for information flow between HQ and country offices, as well as look for opportunities for inter-country information sharing. QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS: Desire and ability to frequently travel to country offices Minimum of a BA or BS degree in Business Administration or Human Resources At least seven years in a Human Resources capacity entailing recruiting, staff development and employee relations, policies and procedures, international labor laws and compensation; with at least five of those years experience in international human resource management Experience with resolving employee relations situations and legal issues relevant to employment in country office regions Ability to work well and communicate effectively with others; role requires serving multiple constituencies and moving initiatives forward Superior interpersonal, organizational, planning and analytical skills are essential Advanced knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures relevant to global Human Resources Management is required Demonstrated excellence in writing and developing personnel policies and procedures is required. Demonstrated ability to develop sound recommendations and effectively plan, direct and evaluate the work of others. TO APPLY: Please submit your resume/CV and cover letter via: 1. Email (preferred, with “Global HR Manager” in the subject line of the email) to: firstname.lastname@example.org, 2. Fax: 202 293 0853 or 3. Regular mail: ATTN: Human Resources Department Women for Women International 4455 Connecticut Avenue, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20008 Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis. The position will remain open until filled. Applicants will be contacted directly to schedule an interview. Please respect our “no phone calls” policy. Non-US citizens applying for regular positions based in the U.S. must possess work authorization which does not require sponsorship by the employer for a visa. Women for Women International is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, political affiliation, religion, gender, disability, and/or sexual orientation.
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