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19-020: Human Resources Officer- Employee Relations & Safeguarding
Country:Los Angeles, CA or Washington, DC
Department:Human Resources
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

International Medical Corps is a global humanitarian nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs.

Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in areas worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at high risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

Job Purpose

The Human Resources Officer of Employee Relations & Safeguarding is responsible for supporting a range of activities related to employee, labor and Safeguarding functions.  Additionally they will coordinate tracking, trending matters related to employee, labor and Safeguarding areas.  This individual will also be tasked with providing input on relevant policies,  procedures, documents and initiatives as directed and with a specific focus on employee relations and Safeguarding.

Main Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

  • Interpret employee relations and Safeguarding matters as they are submitted and place onto a specialized tracker.
  • Serve as liaison between department managers, country programs and relevant partners.
  • Track, manage and interpret data from the employee relations & Safeguarding tracker.
  • Assist with developing and streamlining support systems e.g. software, manuals, internal documents.
  • Work regularly with Compliance and members of the Office of General Counsel on existing employee relations & Safeguarding matters.
  • Actively participate in working groups, councils and committees as directed.
  • Ensure compliance when handling matters.
  • Interview, speak with individuals of interest as requested.
  • Train employees on related employee relations & Safeguarding matters.
  • Facilitate special projects.


Code of Conduct
It is our shared responsibility and obligation to prevent matters involving Sexual Exploitation & Abuse, Trafficking in Persons, Child Safeguarding and any suggested violation to our Code of Conduct, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment.  If you see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.

  • Minimum two years of Human Resources related experience; or any combination of education, training or experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the role.


  • Proven ability to manage and deal with sensitive internal matters.
  • Proven experience understanding global and cultural awareness.

Equal Opportunities
International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.