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18-460: Director Human Resources, Compensation and Benefits
Country:Los Angeles, CA
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 position reports to the Senior Director of Human Resources and is responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of the Human Resources function at Corporate Headquarter level.

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.

  • Plans, develops, organizes, implements, directs and evaluates the International Medical Corps human resource function and performance at Corporate Headquarter level.
  • Together with other Human Resources Leadership drives the implementation of Human Resources strategies including talent acquisition, staffing, compensation and benefits, records management, training and development, employee relations, retention, diversity and compliance
  • Co-ordinate development of global progressive and proactive compensation and benefits programs to provide motivation, incentives and rewards for effective performance.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Maintains knowledge of US and International Human Resources policies, programs, and issues and supports the coordination of such programs.
  • Manages the budget and other financial measures of the Corporate Human Resources department by estimating, forecasting and anticipating trends and variances, developing action plans, measuring and analyzing results and initiating corrective actions.
  • Supports management by providing human resource advice, counsel and decisions.
  • Continually assesses the competitiveness of all Human Resources programs and practices against the relevant comparable organizations.
  • Enhances and/or develops, implements and enforces Human Resources policies and procedures of the organization by way of systems that will improve the overall operation and effectiveness of the organization.
  • Provides technical advice and knowledge to others within the human resource discipline.
  • Complete workforce analysis for any RIF process and work with legal to assess risk.
  • Facilitate and follow up on the development of implementation of action plans designed to address issues surfaced through employee surveys—either locally driven or corporate driven.
  • Utilize Key Process Indicators (KPIs) to help assure opportunities to improve the employee relations environment.

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.

  • Master's degree in human resources or equivalent degree


  • The preferred candidate is LA based or willing to relocate to LA from within the US, and must have
  • 10 years’ senior level human resources expertise with compensation and benefits, HRIS, people management, change management, business acumen, in addition to
  • INGO experience
  • Global and cultural awareness
  • Drive for results
  • Leadership Skills
  • Innovative thinking
  • Communication skills
  • Field experience in humanitarian emergencies desirable

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.