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20-100: Specialist, HR Business Partner Employee Relations
Department:Human Resources
Essential Job Duties/Scope of Work:

Responsible for facilitating and supporting positive employee relations in all Country Programs including leading non-safeguarding investigations. Partnering with legal and other stakeholders, this position will support country programs in mitigating risk and resolution of employee relations issues through quality investigations.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation:


• Leads in coordination of response to employee relations complaints

• Conducts objective, fair, thorough, unbiased and timely investigations into allegations employee relations complaints and produces comprehensive reports

• Identifies interdepartmental and country program referral pathways and recommended actions

• Prepares and provides necessary updates and metrics on employee investigations to Deputy Director, HR Regional and Senior Director HR and HR Investigations Case Team

• Works with Specialist HRBP to provide HR operational and strategic support to country teams with emphasis on building positive employee relations

• Assists in the development and provision of relevant training and capacity building in HR practices and processes to country teams to build positive employee relations

• Together with Regional HRBP assist local HR staff in implementation of Corporate HR policies and processes on employee relations.

• Lead country teams in managing disciplinary action, stemming from substantiated investigations, including documenting and following up progress.

• Monitor, identify trends & issues on employee relations for timely management and mitigation.

• Visits countries for investigations as and when required.

• Maintain case tracking database for all non-safeguarding employee relations investigations.

• Maintains high standards of confidentiality of all employee records and information

Perform other duties as assigned. The duties and responsibilities listed in this document are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and not necessarily all inclusive.

As applicable to this position, an individual must promote and encourage a culture of compliance and ethics throughout the organization and maintain a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards.

It is all staff 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 a staff see, hear or are made aware of any suggested activities then the staff has 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.


• 5+ years HR experience

• Leadership & people management experience

• Good knowledge of IT platforms

• Strong technical knowledge of human resources practices

• Ability to drive for results

• Project management skills

• Strong interpersonal and customer relations skills

• INGO and field experience

• Language:  Arabic and French

• Location: Africa, Middle East or European Time Zone



• Bachelor’s degree