Remote homebased in the UK or East Coast USA
However, will require flexible as this role is working closely with team members in the US on East Coast or Central time zones and teams across the globe.
This role is classified as requiring standard pre-employment checks
For candidates based in the US a mandatory policy for COVID 19
vaccination will be required by the post holder.
Note you must have the right to work in your remote location and that national terms and conditions apply.
About Relief International
Relief International (RI) is a leading non-profit organization working in 16 countries to relieve poverty, ensure 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.
RI 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 Programs
RI is active in 16 countries around the world, including some of the most fragile: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen. Often, RI is the only organization providing assistance to highly vulnerable communities.
- RI employs 7,000+ staff and auxiliary workers
- 97% of staff are local nationals
- We only have some 90 ex-pat staff out of 7,000+
- RI spent $125 million in 2021 on our programs
About the opportunity
The Global Employee Relations Coordinator (ERC) will support the HR Director (HRD) to provide a high quality and timely Employee Relations service for the global organization. You will be part of a small very busy head office HR team, working closely with the global HR team members.
This will include administration of RI’s employment contracts system, checking and verifying due diligence in the hiring and contracting process and supporting HR audit processes.
In addition, the ERC will partner with the HRIS Administrator to deliver a Helpdesk service for managers and employees in using our performance management system (RI Excel).
You will be highly organized and bring excellent administrative skills in maintaining HR records, HR IT systems and producing reports. You must be detail focused and customer service oriented.
You will have previous HR experience of working in an international HR function together with a formal HR qualification or part-qualification. Some knowledge of either US or UK employment law.
Your ability to work effectively with a dispersed workforce and build relationships across cultures and time zones will be essential together with your flexible approach and ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
How to apply
To apply for this post, click on the “Apply” button in the job advert page.
You will be asked to upload a CV and Cover Letter. The cover letter should be no more than 2 pages long and explain why you are interested in this post with Relief International and how your skills and experience make you a good fit.
Closing date. Note the closing date as per the job board listing, however, please apply immediately as we will be reviewing applicants on a rolling basis and may withdraw the position before the job board closing date.
Due to limited resources, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
COVID 19: To ensure a safe workplace, RI follows government requirements, and in some locations a mandatory vaccination policy applies. When working or traveling on RI business, all staff, contractors and visitors must follow the rules and entry requirements of the country.
If this role is US based a mandatory policy for COVID 19 vaccination will be required by the post holder.
Relief International has a zero-tolerance policy for unlawful harassment, sexual exploitation and abuse. Relief International is committed to protecting our staff and the communities we work with from abuse and harm including sexual exploitation, sexual abuse, and sexual harassment.
All staff are expected to abide by our Code of Conduct.
Recruitment to all roles in Relief International include a criminal records self-declaration, references, and other pre-employment checks, which may include police and qualifications checks.
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