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 underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest 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. PROGRAM BACKGROUND The Human Resources Manager will work under the direct supervision of the Finance/Admin Director with close coordination from the International HR HQ Office to support Programs and Personnel implementing humanitarian and emergency relief programs in emergency response locations and will be based in the Country Office.
Selected Emergency Response Unit (ERU) members are always on standby to deploy to a crisis within 24-48 hours, whether they are launching into new areas or lending support to International Medical Corps teams already on the ground. International Medical Corps maintains a roster of volunteers, staff and available specialists who have been interviewed and have completed pre-deployment paperwork, orientation and training. The roster is updated on regular basis as new responders are identified and members update their areas of expertise and other relevant information. Through this expression of interest, applicants are encouraged to submit their profiles so that their information is readily available in the International Medical Corps applicant tracking system.
Job SummaryCoordinate HR activities in country during emergencies and ensure the necessary human resources and support systems are in place for the rapid and effective mobilization and management of programme activitiesESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSABILITIES:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation. The duties and responsibilities listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all inclusive.
Coordinate local recruitment activities and ensure compliance with local labor laws
Ensure that locally recruited staff have contracts, which are compliance with local labor laws
Implement International Medical Corps Employee Records and Access policy
Create orientation-briefing pack and ensure that every new employee receives an induction including briefing on International Medical Corps, projects, job activities and objectives, Code of Conduct and Ethics, and working conditions
Work with management team, local employment lawyer and HQ HR colleagues to develop and implement local employee handbook
Research, develop and implement the local salary scale for national staff
Coordinate orientations and work with managers to properly prepare new staff
Create and maintain job descriptions in consultation with HQ Human Resources
Manage the performance appraisal process
Work with supervisory staff to coach on management and employee relations issues that arise
Conduct investigations as needed and directed by HQ
Coordinate the selection and training of staff, disciplinary action and termination of staff in consultation with Team Leader, local labor lawyer and HR at HQ
Build capacity of national HR staff to increase their responsibilities in order to build capacity and ensure sustainability of programs
Interface with national government and relevant agencies and authorities related to employment/HR issues as necessary
Liaise with International HR to address issues related to expatriate staff time sheets, leave requests and other required documentation is reviewed and sent to HQ timely
Other- This job description is subject to review to ensure that it reflects the need and strategic direction requirements of International Medical Corps.
We require our staff to actively adhere to and promote International Medical Corps shared responsibility and obligation to report 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 aware of any suggested activities then you have an obligation to report.
6. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.
Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse: Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.
Compliance & Ethics:
Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.
The tasks listed are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
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.
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.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty with satisfactory results. Specifically, the successful candidate must have: