AGII Kabul, Afghanistan
Jul 17, 2017Full time
Reporting directly to the ACR’s Chief of Party, the Human Resources Manager will support the management of the project team and offices for implementation of the program. He/She will liaise with HO International Human Resources on related corporate human resources matters. The Human Resources Manager will be responsible for all field-based HR and issues regarding national staff Human resources matters. This includes the coordination and completion of all recruitment processes. He/She will manage local national staff benefits as well as, other related tasks as assigned. He/ She is also responsible for providing overall administrative support to senior management on decision making regarding HR issues and ensures smooth flow of work throughout the project. Primary Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the Human Resources Manager include, but not limited to the following, Manage HR matters ensuring compliance with Creative and USAID HR rules and regulations and meeting all requirements and deadlines pertaining to HR in a timely manner. Coordinate and conduct recruitment functions; communicates with department representatives to establish the development of job descriptions/announcements including opening and closing dates and develops and places advertisements. Manage the hiring process, in conjunction with senior management to coordinate the screening of applications, interview process, and development of selection tools; performs reference checks, etc. and sends appropriate correspondence to all applicants in a timely manner. Work with departments’ managers to ensure timely hire/renewal of consultants under project grants, ensuring required documentation is obtained. Develops, establishes and update the Employee Manual, Internal Regulations, HR Policies, Performance Appraisals, the Employment Agreement and Consultancy Contracts. Develops, maintains and updates, if necessary, human resources systems in collaboration with the Deputy Chief of Party. Within scope of responsibility, provides information and general assistance to the employees regarding human resources policies and procedures; answers questions and provides information regarding interpretation of rules, problem solving, general advices and recruitment issues. Serves as liaison with DCOP to local Legal Service re HR employee issues involving local labor law and grievances. Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster a positive attitude towards organizational objectives. Responsible for coordinating staff training and establishing staff development plans based on staff appraisals and evaluations. Provides training to local staff on HR policies and procedures contained in the Host Country National Manual and Handbook. Prepares various forms of HR correspondence including letters, memos, tracking sheets, bulletins, announcements, training and capacity building plans and memoranda; updates various charts. Advises managers re deadlines for 90-day probation status, employee performance evaluations, and personnel action forms. Receives and logs various grievances or complaints from employees; consults legal counsel re difficult cases and provides options prior to forwarding complaints to management for review. Provides information and general assistance to employees regarding human resource policies and procedures; responding to employee questions and provides information regarding interpretation of HCN employee rules. Provide administrative decision-making support and leadership to resolve employee problems; counsel employees and supervisors concerning performance and disciplinary matters; review and provide recommendations on a case by case basis. Coordinate employee recognition activities such as service awards, employee-of-the month, etc. in consultation with senior management. Provide oversight to HR staff on organization and update of personnel files and other related HR documents including employment agreements, amendments, time sheets, calendar holidays and leaves, ensuring confidentiality. Liaise with health and life insurance Company to provide required benefits to local employees. Supervise subordinate human resources positions Conduct HR employee performance appraisals. Provides direction and oversight to the maintenance of the human resource information system. Performs other related duties as assigned - See more at: http://www.acbar.org/jobs/15461/HR-Manager.