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19-142: HR Officer - Compliance
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.

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Job Purpose
The Human Resources Compliance Officer is responsible for supporting a range of activities related to HR policy and procedure development and implementation. They will assists with the development of tools and metrics to track overall effectiveness of the HR compliance policies and procedures.

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

HR Compliance

  • Assists with the development of tools or metrics to track overall effectiveness of the HR compliance policies and procedures
  • Conducts internal monitoring and auditing of company's adherence to HR policies and procedures
  • Conducts internal monitoring and auditing of Mandatory training compliance

 Policy Development

  • Review existing policies and procedures and recommend revisions when there are required changes to ensure policies and procedures remain relevant.
  • Develop policy, procedure, and its documentation in accordance with International Medical Corps standards.
  • Develop new HR policies and procedures when necessary in conjunction with the process owner.
  • Conduct appropriate research in support of policy development and highlight key findings to support policy improvement initiatives.
  • Performs regulatory compliance analyses when writing policy and procedure in accordance with legal requirements.
  • Prepare and present draft documentation to legal, compliance and appropriate management lines for review and approval.
  • Secure, assemble, and archive accumulated documentation and approvals for regulatory compliance and transfer of knowledge purposes.
  • Conducts and attends all relevant meetings associated with this consultancy, and completes tasks on time.
  • Maintain all documentation and approval process of this project at International Medical Corps system, following best practice to ensure a consistent and professional process.
  • Maintain cohesive working relationships with all levels of management, line of business personnel, and team to effectively interface on all projects and deliverables.
  • Maintain good relations with counterparts and exchanges information of mutual interest.
  • Follow International Medical Corps’ policies and support its Core Values.

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.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management or HR Management or related discipline


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with NGO
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience writing/formulating policy and procedure documentation
  • Excellent operating knowledge of Human Resources and NGO industry.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development of policy, procedure, and forms documentation.
  • Demonstrated experience performing regulatory compliance research and analysis, using standard tools, and the ability to develop comprehensive policy and procedure documentation in accordance with regulatory NGO requirements


  • Excellent writing, editing, proofreading, and process mapping skills, with knowledge of and experience in the application of policy and procedures standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to communicate and interact effectively with all levels of personnel.
  • Advanced computer software proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other software applications, such as Adobe Acrobat Pro, used in performance of job duties.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines, while maintaining accuracy and quality.
  • Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications of large scope or impact, and create presentations associated with job duties.
  • Ability to understand complex problems, and to collaborate and explore alternative solutions.
  • Effective decision-making skills, sound judgement, and strong technical aptitude.
  • Strong organization and analytical skills, with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on large and small projects, with changing priorities.
  • Strong self-starter and self-motivator, with the ability to work autonomously.
  • Ability to work with general supervision, while performing job duties.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and discretion.
  • Service and team oriented.
  • Fluency in English

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.