The conflict in Ukraine is resulting in a major humanitarian crisis with over 4 million people having fled to neighbouring countries, and millions displaced within Ukraine. Plan International is responding to the crisis and working in partnership with civil society organisations in Poland, Romania, and Moldova to meet the key needs of those affected by the crisis as well as host communities.
This position will play a key role in establishing the HR function, providing support to country level activities and will provide HR expertise and guidance to Plan International teams and partners in Poland, Romania, and Moldova. The position will initially be remote but may well be based in one of the 3 countries in the future.
The Ukraine Hub is a service-oriented structure to support initiation of activities, and to help find solutions to problems as and when arise. Creative thinking and identifying work arounds to problems faced will be a critical element of the role.
The position of HR Manager is an integral part of the team responsible for the HR set up and the overall management of all areas related to Human Resources; to provide guidance on all HR matters and ensure compliance with local laws and Plan International policies. Be responsible for induction of all staff and to manage specific projects within HR, to input to the review and development of guidelines and procedures for international and local staff, to manage relationships with key service providers, and implement/maintain systems including payroll and procedures for efficient and effective HR Operations.
TECHNICAL EXPERTISE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
· Proven HR Management Experience, including establishing HR functions and working in challenging environments.
· Experience of working in humanitarian crises.
· Proven effective and practical HR management working across several sites and operating in a multicultural and matrix management structure
· Fluency in English essential. Language skills in Ukrainian, Polish, Moldovan or Romanian are an advantage.
· Proficient in Microsoft office packages, and HRIS systems
· Striving for high performance across the team and for Plan’s business
· Strategic thinking and innovation – finding efficiencies in the use of resources
· Decision making and risk management – identification and action on HR Management in line with compliance requirements and humanitarian ways of working.
· Influence and communication – able to communicate concerns to managers and teams
· Building effective teams and partnerships – with teams and suppliers
· Developing people – leaving a legacy of a locally able team
· Self-awareness and resilience – operating in a highly volatile and developing context
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Location: Location: Flexible where Plan International has a legal entity and the applicant has the pre-existing right to work and live. Travel to Poland, Romania or Moldova is likely.
Applicable locations may include: Australia, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, China, Colombia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Laos, Lebanon, Liberia, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Togo, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Type of Role: Fixed Term
Reports to: Response Operations Support Manager
Closing Date: 23rd April 2022
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