IRC Human Resources Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

IRC Human Resources Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

Job Description

IRC is committed to bold leadership, innovation and creative partnerships. South Sudan, an independent nation since 9 July 2011, is emerging from decades of brutal civil war rooted in disputes over religion, ethnicity, resources, governance and self-determination.

The security situation remains fragile and the operational context is challenging.

IRC has been in South Sudan since 1989 and currently operates in Northern Bahr el Ghazal, Lakes, Unity, and Central Equatoria States.

International Rescue Committee has been active since 1992, providing essential services
Objectives- The Senior HR Coordinator (SHRC) provides overall technical support in all aspects of HR functions within the country program.

In line with Global HR Operating Policies and Procedures (GHROPP), the Senior HR Coordinator is responsible for ensuring consistent and efficient implementation of IRC`s HR policies and procedures and best practices across the country program.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Country Director, the SHRC is overally responsible for effective and transparent human resources management and quality services to employees throughout the IRC South Sudan program.
  • The SHRC responsibilities include but are not limited to employee policy development/formulation and implementation, advising senior management on performance related issues, leading and guiding the HR team, workforce planning, benefits administration, training and development and employee relations.

    Major Responsibilities
  • HR strategy and objectives: linking HR key objectives and priorities to country strategic objectives; coordinating HR practices and priorities across the country program in order to provide and reinforce the recruitment and ongoing development of a competent and efficient workforce.
  • HR support to senior management: advising senior management on legal and staff management issues; participating in discussions about structure and organizational development and change; supporting recruitment of senior positions;
  • HR planning and monitoring: reinforcing HR reporting and planning; developing HR key performance indicators in order to develop informed and accountable HR management
  • Compliance: reviewing and ensuring compliance to local laws, HR policies and procedures; coordinating the development/revision of policies and handbooks and supporting their roll-out, dissemination and implementation;
  • Training & Outreach: Leading and developing the IRC South Sudan Human Resources efforts by ensuring staff understand and apply HR best practices and IRC policy by engaging
    staff to foster and implement a creative and productive workplace that actively promotes learning and staff development.
  • Staff Management: building HR management capacities to ensure qualified and trained Human Resources staff across IRC South Sudan as well as managing Human Resources staff in Juba.
  • Technical Management & Systems: Efficient & effective human resource management systems that support the design and implementation of quality programming without compromising compliance.
  • Compensation & Benefits: ensuring an attractive and competitive compensation and benefits package is maintained; developing specific program to attract and retain high performing senior national managers, and leading compensation and benefits surveys;
  • Staff development: with the guidance of Human Resources at Headquarters, oversee the implementation of the staff development policy, programs and tools by linking them with orientation and performance management plan;
  • HR tools and practices: ensuring standardization and use of best practices across IRC South Sudan management teams; coordinating the use of salary software and Global HRIS in South Sudan.
  • Networking: Actively network with local authorities (MOL) and HR colleagues from other INGOs in South Sudan.

  • Minimum 10 years of progressive HR professional experience with a minimum of 5 as the head of the HR function. Master’s degree in related field is desirable.
  • Demonstrated success as an HR generalist supporting employee groups of 500+ employees in multiple locations within the region or global environment required.
  • Strong managerial skills and ability to motivate and inspire team to achieve superior standard in all aspects of human resource management.
  • Previous overseas experience in conflict and/or post conflict environments, with the UN and/or NGOs preferred;
  • Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and computerized payroll systems;
  • Resilience, record of performance in high-pressure work environments and ability to problem solve without immediate supervision.
  • Experience working in a multicultural environment
  • Must demonstrate flexibility, and ability to readily adapt to changing requirements and environments;
  • Broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, and training and development
  • Excellent English oral and written skills a must.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 27th July 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; IRC Human Resources Coordinator Jobs in South Sudan

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