Human Resources Manager at NRC, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh


Deadline: 27 September 2018

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Human Resources Manager in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The duration for this post is 3 months.

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The purpose of the Human Resources Manager is to be responsible that the HR system is according to NRC standard and to support programme/project implementation.

NRC provides assistance, protection and durable solutions to refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Human Resources Manager will perform the following functions-

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  • Together with CD, lead the scale-up of the NRC Bangladesh country office.
  • Contribute to the Country Strategy, including design of overall country operation structure.
  • Ensure that country set-up adheres to Employment standards, HR policy and other NRC policies.
  • Training, support, control and development of HR teams.
  • Support and train of all staff with HR responsibilities/ personnel management.
  • Management of the HR team.
  • Oversee recruitment and induction of new and replacement staff as the organisation scales up and prepares to introduce additional core competencies/programmes.
  • Oversee the adaptation of NRC HR policies and procedures to the Bangladesh context, including the adaptation of NRC’s Terms of Employment to the Bangladesh Labour Law.
  • Plan and roll-out NRC’s Induction package, NRC Way, for all staff.
  • Be the focal point for ensuring processes and procedures are in place to ensure Duty of Care for all staff.
  • Work closely with NRC Regional and Global HR to roll-out additional measure for the Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA).
  • Lead the development of NRC Bangladesh’s income taxation policy for international staff.
  • Oversee the collection and management of all Country Office HR data and produce regular reports.
  • Ensure that all HR data is stored in compliance with data protection requirements.
  • Work to promote gender equality in the organisation, including through careful research of obstacles to female staff recruitment, retention and promotion, in the Bangladesh context.
  • Responsible for ensuring the NRC pay structure for national staff is relevant and in Bangladesh and in line with NRC policy.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a senior HR Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context.
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts.
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities.
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile.
  • Knowledge of the context in Bangladesh a significant advantage.
  • Knowledge of the local language (Bangla) preferable.
  • Experience with start-up and international staff taxation advantageous.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Valid driver’s license.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit NRC.

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