Samaritan's Purse Human Resource Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

Samaritan's Purse Human Resource Coordinator Jobs in Ethiopia

About Samaritan Purse

Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine. Samaritan’s Purse is privileged to be part of the humanitarian effort in Ethiopia and legally registered as foreign charity to work in Ethiopia since October 08, 2018.

Job Summary

The Human resources coordinator will be reporting to HR managers and directors to administrate employee-related issues and implement plans across every area of human resources, including recruiting, compensation, Payroll and benefits, employment regulations, training and development, and employee safety and wellbeing. Human resources coordinators oversee issues related to employment, compensation, labor negotiations, and employee relations.

Their work is often focused on improving HR policies, processes, and practices and recommending changes to HR management. To ensure efficient operations, HR coordinators perform a substantial amount of research, data analysis, and reporting as it relates to employee productivity.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work directly with and report to the human resources Manager regarding all HR endeavors

  • Support HR Manager in educating employees on and enforcing company policies

  • Support the recruitment/hiring process by sourcing candidates, performing background checks, assisting in shortlisting, issuing employment contracts etc.

  • Schedule meetings, interviews, HR events etc. and maintain the team’s agenda

  • Support managers and staff in performance management and provide necessary tracking and follow-up.

  • Maintaining new hire, employee, and absentee reports (weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly)

  • Helping employees file health, dental, life, and other deferred benefit claims

  • Answering employee requests and questions

  • Coordinate training sessions and seminars

  • Assisting with new employee hiring processes

  • Ensure that employee payroll is processed accurately and timely.

  • Oversee salary changes, compensations, deductions, bonus, vacations payouts, and benefits for employees.

  • Assists with the preparation of the performance review process.

  • Assisting with the recruitment and interview processes

  • Schedules meetings and interviews as requested by the HR manager

  • Makes photocopies; mails, scans and emails documents; and performs other clerical functions.

  • Files documents into appropriate employee files.

  • Prepares new-employee files.

  • Foster positive employee relations and work to solve any employee issues that surface

  • Make sure all employee records
    are filed correctly and kept confidential

  • Under the leadership of the HR Manager, be a vital source of human resources information, answering any questions employees may have

  • Maintaining records of personnel-related data in both paper and the database and ensure all employment requirements are met

  • Deep knowledge about Ethiopian Labor law

  • Track benefit plans, including health care, retirement, Workers Comp, etc.

  • Execute all employee termination procedures, including advising employees on their rights and any benefits they are entitled to

    Education / Experience Needed

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field and/or equivalent experience.

  • At least three years related experience required.


  • Proficient in reading and writing in English. Working knowledge of Amharic is required.

    Skills Required

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be willing to abide by Samaritan’s Purse’s code of conduct and understand the principals of Samaritan’s Purse’s Statement of Faith, as well as be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Good time-management skills

  • Highly organized and efficient worker; skilled at multi-tasking

  • Positive and personable demeanor

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written

  • Willing to take initiative and work independently when needed

  • Reliable and personable; enjoy working with a diverse range of individuals and ensuring employee requirements and needs are met first.

    How to Apply

    All interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the position advertised by submitting their CV/Resume (maximum of 2 pages) and application letter (one Page only) no later than May 12, 2023 to Please write the position title you are applying for in the email subject line, "Human Resource Coordinator''

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