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Repost: Human Resources Manager

Application Closing Date:15 November at 23:00 ET
Location: Flexible / Remote (candidates in the Global South are strongly encouraged to apply)
Term: full time - 35 hours a week
Organization: Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID)
Annual Salary: $70,000.00 USD
Benefits: Group medical and life insurances. Paid time off (20 vacation days, 15 sick days, 5 personal days and up to 12 paid holidays). Contribution to retirement savings. Remote work and flexible work arrangements. 

Overview of the organization:

The Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) is a global, feminist, membership, movement-support organization. Our mission is to support feminist, women’s rights and gender justice movements to thrive, to be a driving force in challenging systems of oppression, and to co-create feminist realities. AWID envisions a world where feminist realities flourish, where resources and power are shared in ways that enable everyone, and future generations, to thrive and realize their full potential with dignity, love and respect, and where Earth nurtures life in all its diversity.

The position and profile:

The Human Resources (HR) Manager is a full-time position that will provide vision, analysis and functional leadership to the HR function at AWID. This role will be responsible for strategic HR planning, implementation, overseeing, developing, implementing and evaluating all organizational policies and providing HR governance and advisory to both leadership and AWID staff. The HR Manager will work with the HR Coordinator and all staff to implement the HR strategy. 

The HR Manager role seeks to promote an organizational culture of high quality performance and professional development and growth that values learning, shared leadership and teamwork and is grounded in AWID’s values of intersectional feminism and anti-oppression. The HR Manager will support the wellbeing of team members, including discussion and implementation of relevant accommodation procedures where possible. The HR Manager will contribute to development and implementation of activities to strengthen organizational sustainability and resilience from an HR lens.

To be successful in this role, it would be desirable that you have more than seven years of progressive experience and five years experience in a similar role or roles responsible for overseeing, developing and implementing human resources/people and culture strategies and plans for a values-driven non-profit organization. You should have exceptional interpersonal skills, extensive experience in multi-tasking and project management, experience in strategic and analytical thinking. You are someone who enjoys working in a multicultural team and thrives in a virtual environment engaging with diverse individuals across the globe, motivated to take on challenges and collaboratively find innovative and creative solutions. At AWID, we value unconventional experience and believe that skills are transferable and therefore if you fit most, but not all, of the candidate profile, we encourage you to apply. 

How to apply:

Please submit in English, a current CV, along with a cover letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role, why you want to work for an international feminist organization and how you would further AWID's goal of building a resilient and impactful feminist organization. Please include "HR Manager" in the subject line of the email and submit it to jobs@awid.org by 9 October 2022 at 23:00 ET.

Please see the detailed Job Description by clicking here.

We thank all those who apply, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No calls/emails please. To learn more about AWID and our programs, please visit our website at www.awid.org.

People from and based in the Global South, women; trans, non-binary and intersex persons; persons with disabilities and other candidates from historically and currently marginalised groups, of all ages, are strongly encouraged to apply.

AWID is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at AWID are based on organizational needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise AWID of the accommodation measures, if required, which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner.  All information received in relation to accommodation measures will be treated in confidence.

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