About Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps is powered by the belief that a better world is possible. To do this, we know our teams do their best work when they are diverse, and every team member feels that they belong. We welcome diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skills so that we can be stronger and have long term impact.
The People Team ensures that Mercy Corps has the people who will enable it to be a world-class, cutting edge, humanitarian organization, creating transformational change in the world. We do this through the recruitment, retention, and development of the best global talent. Our aim is to drive strategic thinking and planning at all levels of the organization; create a robust body of research to guide us internally and externally and steward the organizational culture. To achieve this, we align conversations on learning; keep the organization focused on what has the greatest impact; leverage our comparative advantages in the crowded and competitive international relief and development landscape; and assure we are constantly learning from our work and the external environment.
The Director, Regional HR Business Partner, is responsible for leading and managing the human resources function for the East Africa Region. The Director, HRBP works closely with Regional Senior Leadership to understand the needs and objectives of the Country Programs to develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives that support the regional strategy and contextual needs of individual Country Programs, while remaining aligned with Mercy Corpsâ global strategy.
Regional SR. HRBP, Country HR leaders (Co-Supervisor with
Reports directly to: Deputy Regional Director and the Chief People Officer
Works directly with: Country Directors, Regional SMTs, Total Rewards, Talent Management, Leadership and Learning, Talent Acquisition, Employee Relations, People Operations, People Systems, Corporate Finance; Ethics, Legal and other teams as needed.
Accountability to Participants and Stakeholders
Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our program participants, community partners, other stakeholders, and to international standards guiding international relief and development work. We are committed to actively engaging communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
Minimum Qualifications & Transferable Skills10 years of Human Resources experience in global roles with a bachelorâs degree in HR orÂ related field. A minimum of 5 years international experience. Exposure to INGO Programming, Country Operations is highly preferable. Experience leading a diverse team across geographies. Demonstrated understanding of working in Africa, and significant experience with the challenges of operating and managing HR functions in the region. Demonstrated capacity to utilize analytics and technology to improve efficiency. Demonstrated capacity to incorporate best in class assessment approaches in global organization. Demonstrated experience and ability to create, implement, maintain, and improve HRÂ processes. Demonstrated passion for staffing in international relief and development environments. Ability to communicate and problem-solve effectively across diverse cultures with sensitivity. Experience facilitating senior level conversations. Fluency in French and English strongly preferred.
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