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HROD Development Advisor for the region CEE/CIS/ME (f/m)


  • Organization: SOS Children’s Villages International
  • Location: Amman
  • Grade: Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
  • Closing Date:



SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We work in 135 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year. To support us with this important responsibility the International Office CEE/CIS/ME is looking for a committed and experienced:

HROD Development Advisor for the region CEE/CIS/ME (f/m)

Location: Amman-Jordan

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support the implementation of global and regional HROD policies, systems and processes with focus on adaptation to national context
  • Provide expertise and build capacity of assigned member associations (with focus on Middle East countries) in rolling out federation HROD strategic goals and HR standards along the HR cycle
  • Accompany and support member associations in OD processes and change management
  • Monitor quality and compliance with organisational HROD standards carried out by Member Associations CEE/CIS/ME through evaluation and audits
  • Foster exchange and knowledge sharing in the HROD area within the regional HR network
  • Support the international branch office Amman (IBO) by ensuring local legal HR requirements are implemented and kept up to date for employees
  • Advise and support Head of IBO Amman in implementing and strengthening global and regional HROD processes and systems in the IBO Amman


  • University degree in HR/Organisation Development, Business Administration or related studies  
  • A minimum of 7 years’ work experience in the area of HROD management and consultancy including sound legal/labour law knowledge (contracts, payroll, termination benefits etc.) preferably in an international and/or matrix environment
  • Competent in people development and facilitation of meetings and trainings
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Arabic
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills, intercultural competence and good understanding of Middle East context
  • Strategic thinking, analytical and process-oriented working skills
  • Project management skills will be an asset
  • Proficiency in all MS office applications
  • Readiness to travel internationally within the region

We offer

  • A range of interesting tasks in a leading international NGO’s multicultural working environment
  • To contribute to our meaningful mission: “We build families for children in need, we help them shape their own futures and we share in the development of their communities
  • Opportunities for learning and development
  • A committed and innovative team

How to apply

If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and motivation letter in English by 15 Auguest 2022 

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