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Human Resources Manager

leogane | Port-au-Prince

Samaritan's Purse is searching for an HR Manager to serve in our Haiti field office. As HR Manager, you will have the opportunity to create staff development training programs, network with other HR professionals at local NGO forums, and maintain salary scales and job descriptions.

If you're looking for a career with purpose, have a heart to build capacity in national staff, and a desire to share the Gospel, we invite you to apply today!

The job:

  • Maintain current job descriptions and create new descriptions as necessary – done in conjunction with appropriate Program Managers, Country Director, and Deputy Country Director
  • Revise and create, policies and procedures for all personnel when necessary
  • Track and maintain performance evaluations for national and expatriate staff
  • Provide mediation and conflict resolution services where needed
  • Plan and organize various staff functions for both national & expatriate staff in order to promote a positive and unified work environment
  • Manage the national Haitian HR team
  • Liaise with local legal counsel in all legal national HR related matters
  • Research Haitian labor laws, applicable tax laws, and ensure the Haiti office remains compliant
  • Assist the Haiti office finance team in all matters related to national staff payroll
  • Coordinate and administer new employee orientation
  • Ensure field staff are being appropriately trained and their professional capacity is increasing
  • Manage employee leave and vacation time off for national and expatriate staff
  • Maintain staffing contracts, and recruit for backfill positions when openings are available
  • Work with Program Managers to determine staffing needs
  • Assist with interviews for open international field staff positions
  • Collaborate with Country Director and Deputy Country Director to develop and implement a member care plan for the field

The requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in HR management, communication, or related field and one to two years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Twelve credit hours of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred
  • A personal relationship with Jesus Christ and the ability to share the Gospel
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Detail oriented with proven administrative experience
  • Demonstrated ability to be flexible and adaptable
  • Strong cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity to cultural differences
  • Experience living and working in a developing nation
  • Established leadership and conflict resolution skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel
  • Fluent English required; French/Creole language skills preferred

The perks:

  • Medical, prescription, dental & vision coverage
  • Disability insurance
  • Term Life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Ten paid holidays (holiday observance will depend on the host country)
  • Twelve vacation days per year

*Able to accommodate a spouse, but not a family

*Two-year contract

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: SP - Samaritan's Purse
  • Location: leogane | Port-au-Prince
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2018-08-15

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