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17-523: Human Resources Manager - Bangladesh
Department:Global Strategies
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 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. 

Reporting to Country Team Leader, the primary responsibility of the Emergency Human Resources Manager is to provide support to the field management team and provide human resource services to international, volunteer, and national staff in an emergency response setting.


  1. Set up HR system and process in country
  2. Lead and manage HR function in country
  3. Develop country orientation package for incoming international staff, with guidance from International HR HQ Office and insure dissemination to each in-coming international staff, including Security Briefing; 
  4. Coordinate orientation for all incoming professional volunteers/expats in country and ensuring that orientation schedule, living allowance, time sheet and separation checklist forms are given to them at their arrival etc.
  5. Work in coordination with IMC International HR’s Human Resources, Recruitment and Travel departments and staff to facilitate recruitment of international staff and insure rapid deployment of critically needed international and national staffing positions; 
  6. Responsible for HR administration in country e.g. change of status documentation,
  7. Act as a main counterpart to International HR in the HQ office, ensure that all HR paperwork is submitted, and on file timely.
  8. Support preparation of international staff payroll roster
  9. Manage in-country personnel that oversees national staff in the development of staff requisitions for
  10. Ensure that all local staff, consultants and volunteers have valid contracts (either employment contracts or time-limited contracts for different type of services and assistance)
  11. Assist the Human Resources Manager for National Staff and her staff in developing accelerated emergency full cycle recruitment for national positions; includes interviewing national staff;
  12. Provide training to HR national staff on human resource and recruitment processes, and supervision of national HR staffing build-out in IMC Field Site Offices and Sub-Offices;
  13. Working with the Human Resources Manager for National Staff and insure compliance with all local National Personnel Laws, Statutes, and Protocols;
  14. Review Job Description of HR National Team and revise as needed; ensure that all Job Descriptions are on file and signed by the staff
  15. Collects national staff timesheets.
  16. Participate as a member of the Senior Management Team meetings and coordination processes;
  17. 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.
  18. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor
• Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience preferred
• Minimum four years of human resources experience; with two years experience in administrative or human resource support functions with a humanitarian non-governmental organization
• Experience in setting up and managing administration and human resource management systems in an emergency response setting. 
• Ability to solve complex technical, managerial or operational problems and evaluate options based on relevant information, resources, well-rounded experience, and knowledge
• Excellent negotiation, representation, skills and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment.
• Ability to operate at advanced levels of authority and manage significant activities, budgets, and resources to produce and take responsibility for results • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work cooperatively.
• Demonstrated skills in conflict management •
Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision.
• Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
• Strong organizational and work prioritization skills and attention to detail
• Knowledge of International Medical Corps systems and procedures desirable.
• Fluency in English required