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Role & Responsibilities
Working as an important member of a diverse team who are committed to serve the world's most vulnerable with practical and compassionate care the Human Resources Manager is responsible for managing all in-country aspects of human resources for the programme. With a particular focus on nationally recruited staff, on a day-to-day basis this will involve recruitment, staff policy development, co-ordination of training and general staff well-being. All HR activities are conducted in line with Medair policies and procedures and in accordance with local employment legislation and practice. The Human Resources Manager also works with field management and GSO on in-country issues for internationally recruited staff.
Emergency health projects targeting displaced, war affected and vulnerable populations in NE Congo. Developmental projects aimed at long term and sustainable behaviour change in general population and state health employees to improve public health outcomes.
Workplace & Working conditions
Field based position in Goma, Nord Kivu, Eastern DR Congo
Starting Date / Initial Contract Details
As soon as possible. Full time, 24 months
Key Activity Areas
Human Resources Management for Nationally Recruited Staff (NRS)
Human Resources Management for Internationally Recruited Staff (IRS)
Performance Management & Training Development
Team Spiritual Life
This job description covers the main tasks that are anticipated. Other tasks may be assigned as necessary.
All new deploying international staff to Medair's country programmes (and other roles which require field travel) should be fully vaccinated with a WHO-approved COVID vaccine, supported with a COVID vaccination certificate as evidence.
How to applyPlease ensure you are fully aware of the:
b) Medair is committed to safeguarding the protection of beneficiaries, volunteers, staff and partners, and particularly children. Therefore, we do not employ staff whose background we understand to be unsuitable for working with children. Medair staff are required to give the utmost respect to, and comply with, Medair's accountability policies and best practices.
c) Medair Relief & Recovery Orientation Course (ROC) (which forms part of the recruitment selection process for field positions).
To apply, go to this vacancy on our Medair Page.
Please do not make multiple applications. We will not review email applications. Only English-language applications / CVs will be reviewed.
Working hours (%): 80-100%80-100%
Type of contract: Staff (Temporary)
Macro-area: Sub-Saharan Africa
Level of experience: Junior Professional, 1 to 3 years
Area of work: Human Resources Management
Type of organisation: NGOs