HR Manager at DRC, Erbil, Iraq

Deadline: 28 October 2018

Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of HR Manager in Erbil, Iraq. The duration of this post is 1 year.

This role has a country focus and ensures compliance to DRC procedures and guidelines within the country.

DRC fulfills its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations – refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The HR Manager will perform the following functions:

  • Management
    • Lead and manage the Human Resources team (including people planning, performance, well-being and development)
    • Provide technical support, advice and capacity build the Human Resources team
    • Advise and assist managers in Human Resources related issues and concerns
  • Recruitment, development and people planning
    • Drive and support recruitment and selection activities ensuring compliance with recruitment process
    • Work with senior management team and senior staff on new staff retention strategies and initiatives
    • Ensure proper on-boarding process of all newly recruited staff in the operation
  • Performance, well-being and compensations & benefits
    • Proactively respond to and manage performance counselling, employee grievances and disciplinary issues as required, with a focus on building manager competency and ensuring that documentation is kept
    • Lead the performance management process

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • At least 5 years’ experience in relevant field, of which at least 2 years in a senior Human Resources management role within an NGO.
  • At least 3 years’ experience with people management.
  • Master’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business, or Social Science Degree specializing in Human Resources.
  • Proven leadership skills and a competence in people management.
  • Demonstrated understanding and working knowledge/experience of Human Resources Management principles, concepts & processes.
  • Extensive knowledge on local labor law.
  • Excellent skills in handling and advising on complex people management issues.
  • Experience in developing Human Resources strategies and policies, and driving implementation.
  • Making sound decisions based on DRC policies, MOPs, standards, and the advice of technical experts in DRC.
  • Experience using an online system for recruitment.
  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel, databases).
  • Fluency in: English
    • Arabic
    • Kurdish

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit DRC.