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HR Partner, Pacific-West Region

salt lake city, ut usa

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: salt lake city, ut usa
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date:

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Requisition ID: req7630

Job Title: HR Partner, Pacific-West Region

Sector: Human Resources

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Open to Expatriates: No

Location: Salt Lake City, UT USA

Job Description

The HR Partner will provide HR management to the Pacific West Region (13 locations) within the IRC’s Resettlement, Asylum, and Integration (RAI) Department.   Every year, the RAI resettles thousands of newly arrived refugees in the United States and provides services to many more refugees, asylees and victims of human trafficking.  The HR Partner reports to the HR Director for RAI. 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement HR solutions that support the achievement of RAI’s strategic objectives

  • Model, promote and uphold a culture of values as reflected in The IRC Way: Standards for Professional Conduct - Integrity, Service and Accountability

  • Provide effective guidance and support to all staff on employee relations, performance management, compensation/benefits, promotions/changes in status, and general HR issues

  • Coach management team on complex leadership and HR issues including HR/talent implications of organizational decisions

  • In collaboration with regional management teams, develop USP talent through creation of professional opportunities, workforce planning and succession planning

  • Provide guidance, implementation and change management support for organizational design & development efforts

  • Work collaboratively with RAI HR colleagues to ensure consistent standards across the network

  • Build the capacity of the HR contacts (HR Focal Points) in the regional offices

  • Analyze trends and metrics to identify issues /opportunities and develop strategies to address

  • Lead regional or RAI-wide implementation of IRC-wide initiatives and/or processes, e.g. annual Performance Evaluation process

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to day-to-day management and HR compliance issues

  • Stay abreast of industry and functional trends, and leverage this insight to develop appropriate HR strategies and solutions

  • Other duties as assigned. IRC is a fast-moving organization, and duties will evolve and change over time.


Education: Bachelors Degree in HR or related field; Masters Degree desired

Work Experience: Minimum of 7-10 years related HR work experience

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong working knowledge of and experience in multiple human resource disciplines including employee relations, labor law, performance management, learning & development, change management, organizational development, and compensation/benefits
  • Excellent diplomatic and influencing skills, particularly in building strong relationships with leaders at all levels
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to effectively work with a multi-site client group
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven problem solving and customer service skills: the ability to successfully provide support to staff and guide managers
  • Supervisory experience a strong plus
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience in supporting a client group of 400+ employees preferred
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural and/or non-profit organization preferred
  • Ability to travel domestically
  • Certificates or Licenses: HR certification (e.g. PHR/SPHR) a plus

Working Environment:  Standard office work environment, with travel as needed to regional offices.  Estimated 10% time.



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