International Medical Corps recruits 01 Sr Manager HR ER & Preparedness – Washington DC
This role will oversee Human Resources for Emergency Response at International Medical Corps and will manage the HR function during an emergency response. They will develop and maintain Emergency HR policies and procedures and lead global roster management to ensure a strategic approach to ER talent management, ensuring International Medical Corps attract the best people to provide support to people in crisis on a global scale
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation:
MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Work with ERU to plan and execute appropriate HR resources for responses at the outset of crises, through a whole agency approach.
- Develop our organizational capacity to respond faster to emergencies, using both internal and external resources.
- Represent HR on Response Management Team (RMT)
- Lead the HR Function during an Emergency Response ensuring smooth coordination between ER Team, Talent Acquisition Team, HR HQ, HR on the ground and Travel.
- Participate in operational and workforce planning to help identify needs, develop clear staffing structures and facilitate recruitment of international staff, national staff and volunteers and ensure rapid deployment for critically needed positions
- Ensure development and continual update of an emergency response orientation package for international and national staff and volunteers with guidance from International HRHQ Office and insure dissemination to each in-coming responder, including Security Briefing, and country information
- Work with Compensation and Benefits to ensure correct compensation mechanisms in place
- Ensure management of HR Team on the ground during emergency period
- Lead HRERU meetings on a daily/ weekly basis as dictated by scale of emergency
- Disseminate Flash Alerts and Sit reps to HR team as required
- Maintain emergency roster and coordinate on Core/ Entry/ Experienced Staff to be sent at certain times during the response to allow for capacity building
- Develop and update Emergency HR policies and procedures
- Work with Safeguarding Task Force to ensure Safeguarding Focal Points are in place and trained
- Active engagement, coordination and participation with all stakeholders
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.
Code of Conduct 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.
If this is a supervisory position, one must set an example of ethical behavior through one’s own conduct and oversight of the work of others; ensure that those who report to you have sufficient knowledge and resources to follow the standards outlined in the Code of Conduct & Ethics; monitor compliance of the people you supervise; enforce the Code of Conduct & Ethics and International Medical Corps’ policies, including the Safeguarding Policy and the Protection from Harassment, Bullying and Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace Policy, consistently and fairly; support employees who in good faith raise questions or concerns.
Safeguarding It is all staff shared responsibility and obligation to safeguard and protect populations with whom we work, including adults who may be particularly vulnerable and children. This includes safeguarding from the following conduct by our staff or partners: sexual exploitation and abuse; exploitation, neglect, or abuse of children, adults at risk, or LGBTI individuals; and any form of trafficking in persons. Staff are also responsible for preventing violations to our Code of Conduct and Ethics, which may involve Conflicts of Interest, Fraud, Corruption or Harassment. If you see, hear or are made aware of any violations to the Code of Conduct and Ethics or Safeguarding Policy, you have an obligation to report.
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.
- Typically, a Bachelor’s degree in related area. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate
- Typically, 10+ year of relevant and progressive experience working in related human resources, including at least 7 years’ experience in managing HR operations for emergency responses with humanitarian organization.
- HR and Field Experience as a manager with humanitarian agency
- Roster management experience
- Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and applicant tracking system
- Ability to negotiate, advocate and influence effectively at all levels of the Response Team and outside of line management relationships.
- Willingness to work unusual hours and sometimes in stressful and insecure environments.
- Outstanding organizational skills.
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
- Excellent self-motivation skills.
- Experience in effectively dealing with international and headquarters staff. The ability to deal with a broad spectrum of people
- Ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions independently.
- Excellent ability to handle multiple tasks and many administrative details in a fast paced and constantly changing environment
Misconduct Disclosure Scheme
All offers of employment at International Medical Corps are subject to satisfactory references and background checks. International Medical Corps participates in the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme from the Steering Committee for Humanitarian Response (SCHR). In accordance with this, we will request information from an applicant’s previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment. By submitting an application, the job applicant confirms his/her understanding of these recruitment procedures.