HR Officer

IRC - The International Rescue Committee

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Job Description

BACKGROUND: The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and gain control of their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC works with people forced to flee from war, conflict and disaster and the host communities which support them, as well as those who remain within their homes and communities. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we improve outcomes in the areas of health, safety, economic wellbeing, education, and power. Given the disparity faced by women and girls, IRC seeks to narrow gender inequalities and ensure social inclusion of all vulnerable groups in broader policies, processes and actions affecting their lives. The IRC has been working in Ukraine since March 2022, initially supporting emergency response and early recovery interventions for IDPs affected by the conflict.

This position will be based in Kharkiv, with occasional travel to other locations in Ukraine as permitted and other locations. As this is a fluid and rapidly changing context, the location of this position and length of assignment may change based on the needs of the program.

Job Responsibilities:

Provide HR support to Ukraine field office and act as a trusted HR advisor Ensure IRC Connect procedures are followed for all staff paying particular attention to PME process Ensure implementation and coordination of performance management process and activities for field staff: onboarding, goal setting, mid-year review, annual review, salary review Manage workforce planning, turnover and exit processes Manage staff relations and conflict resolution matters, be involved in disciplinary panels, ethics investigations procedures Coach staff and support people managers in staff development through training and capacity building plans Prepare and provide HR monthly reports Manage work of an HR Assistant in the field office Cover HR officers in other field offices during vacations and other absence Drive duty of care plan and team building activities for the field office together with field management and DOC focal points (central and field) Perform other tasks and requests that mat come from the field management or HR Coordinator To be involved in the strategic projects of the IRC HR team and volunteer to lead on any of the priorities that arises

Requirements: University degree in a related field with minimum of two years experience with office administration. Ability to work independently and part of a team. Strong organizational and computer skills, practically with Word and Excel. Detail Oriented and ability to multitask. Proactivity and leadership skills Self-motivated and ability to motivate and support others Languages Requirements: Fluency in Ukrainian and English.

Standards of Professional Conduct: The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in the IRC Way – Code of Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Harassment-Free Workplace, Fiscal Integrity, Anti-Retaliation, Combating Trafficking in Persons and several others.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

The International Rescue Committee is determined to protect the people it serves and staff from of safeguarding violations, including sexual exploitation, abuse, and harassment. It is committed to take all necessary preventive measures and create an environment where people feel safe. IRC builds diverse and inclusive teams of professionals who promote critical reflection, power sharing, debate, and objectivity to deliver the best possible services to our clients. IRC workers must adhere to the core values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces its safeguarding policies to protect adult and child clients from any form of exploitation and abuse, including sexual exploitation and abuse, and its staff from sexual harassment and violence. Where misconduct is alleged, IRC follows a Zero tolerance approach and takes all necessary actions and corrective measures. IRC investigation unit comprises of experts and trained investigators that ensures professional survivor-centered investigations are conducted if allegations of safeguarding violations are reported through the safe and accessible reporting channels that IRC makes available to its staff, partners, and clients. IRC is an active member of the Inter-Agency Task Force on Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA) set-up in Ukraine.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability.


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