Mercy Corps announces vacancy for HR Manager . Interested candidates can apply for the job. Read the full article below for the job details.

General Position Summary

The Human Resources Manager is responsible for leading all the Human Resources functions in Mercy Corps Nepal. S/he is under the leadership of the Country Director and will provide oversight to the management of human resources for Mercy Corps programming in Nepal. As a part of the Nepal Management Team (SMT), this position will assist in the achievement of MC program objectives with the facilitation of recruitment, remuneration, and staff development issues in the Human Resource Department.

S/he must ensure that the system of human resources (global rules and procedures) is well established and well adhered to by all team members in Nepal. They will manage the overall operation of the HR in the Kathmandu office and provide the necessary support to all field offices working closely with the representatives in the field. In addition to leading core HR policies and procedures, the Human Resource Manager serves to support a positive employee culture, and both lead initiatives to support and enhance a considerate, professional, and inclusive culture, as well as be a trusted and safe individual resource for staff as needed. 

As gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) and Safeguarding are crucial cross-cutting components of the MC programs, the Human Resources Manager is required to own these components and ensure GESI sensitivity and integration, and good governance practices in their day-to-day functions and team. In addition, the Human Resources Manager is also expected to contribute to ensuring GESI and good governance at the institutional level.

Knowledge and Experience

  • Master’s or equivalent in Management, Social Sciences, or other relevant fields. Master’s in human resources management preferred.
  • Minimum 7 years of HR experience with at least 3 years in a managerial role.
  • Experience in analysis of HR data, on–the–ground HR thinking, and strategic decision making.
  • Excellent negotiation, representation, skills, and the ability to work comfortably with an ethnically diverse staff in a very sensitive environment.
  • Effective verbal and written communication, organizational, prioritization, and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members.
  • Prior experience in Safeguarding implementation (prevention of, and management of, sexual harassment, exploitation, and abuse).
  • Prior experience in salary scale revisions, policy reviews and updates, and leading other strategic HR change initiatives.
  • Demonstrated results in leading or contributing to GDI-related Initiatives.
  • Proven ability to solve problems independently without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work effectively with an ethnically diverse team in a sensitive environment.
  • Advance knowledge of written and spoken English is essential.
  • Knowledge of Sphere standards and other training in humanitarian response preferred.

About Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future. Mercy Corps has been operating in Nepal since 2005, implementing programs in food security, agriculture, market development, financial services, girl’s education, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction. We take a systems-based approach in our programming, with the aim of improving the lives and potential of vulnerable individuals and communities across Nepal.

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Application DeadlineSunday 7th Jan, 2024

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