Regional Human Resources Manager – Middle East
|Position Location:||Middle East - Jordan|
About Relief International:
Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure the well-being, and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises, and chronic poverty.
Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
Relief International includes the four corporate members of the RI Alliance: RI-US, RI-UK, MRCA/RI-France and RI-Europe. Under our alliance agreement, we operate as a single, shared management structure.
About our Middle East Programs;
RI in the Middle East has programs in six countries -- Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey and Yemen, with a focus on the 4 main RI sectors: Health, WASH, Education and Economic Opportunity.
Relief International currently employs 3900 staff (direct and indirect) in the region and has a range of emergency response and development programs valued at 70 million USD on an annual basis.
The Regional HR Manager (RHRM) provides professional guidance and support to Relief International’s country operations within the Middle East Region.
The RHRM provides high quality HR support and oversight to RI in the Middle East. Ensuring that RI’s human resource management strategy and functions are carried out effectively across the region, including, labour law compliance; compensation design, analysis and implementation, employee relations, learning and development; performance management and recruitment.
The RHRM directly oversees the Senior Regional HR Officer and technically supervises the Country HR Managers in the Middle East (Yemen, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey). The position has a direct reporting line to ME Regional Director and a Technical reporting line to the VP of Human Resources.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
· Contribute to the successful execution of RI’s strategy for support to the Middle East country offices as a member of Regional Support Office’s management team.
Talent Acquisition and Management
· Work with HR Managers to ensure compliance to local labor laws, donors’ regulations, and RI’s HR policies. Perform routine audits to confirm that high-quality HR practices are followed.
· Work with Global HR team and Country Directors to ensure Employee Manuals are localized and valid in-country and interpret and applies the Local law and RI HR policies
Equality and Diversity
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities.
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