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Samaritan's Purse

Human Resource Manager, Juba, South Sudan (1721)

Samaritan's Purse
Juba, South Sudan, Sudan

Date Posted: 08/10/2013
Categories: Human Resources - Management - Missions/Int.
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Juba, South Sudan - The Human Resources Manager is responsible for all aspects of human resources functions for Samaritan’s Purse in the republic of South Sudan: recruitment, orientation, training/development, staff care, and exit procedures.  He/she will be responsible to provide front line human resources services for all SP staff in the country. The position holder will be responsible for handling all personnel administrative matters and will provide quality and efficient service including, but not limited to, the development and amendment as well as implementation of policies and procedures.  He/she will receive, respond, resolve or route all employee related enquiries and will work with other staff members to promote team harmony, effectiveness and enhance service satisfaction to support SP mission in the country. The HR Manager reports directly to the Deputy Country Director and is based in Juba.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: > Develop, amend and implement HR policies, procedures and systems to ensure that organizational and operational goals are met in a timely fashion.  Ensure that all systems and procedures are consistent with the Field Operating Guide for Samaritan’s Purse and the laws of South Sudan. > As systems and procedures are implemented, manage the process for national staff as it relates to Staffing, Compensation, Benefits, Time-Off, Performance Management, Rewards & Recognition, Staff Care, Payroll, Succession Plans, Organizational Development, Training, Compliance and Record Keeping. > Manage the payroll system in conjunction with the Finance Department.  Ensure flow of information with regard to changes in personnel positions, duty stations and remuneration packages between finance and human resources in a timely manner. > Ensure systematic and proper documentation for both national and international staff. > Review the SP national staff policies, update the HR manual, interpret and train managers and staff on new/amended and existing procedures, policies and guidelines indicated in the HR manual. > Manage HR vendor relationships, such as legal counsel, health insurance, training and other contracts as needed. > Act as the primary point of contact for all staff on HR issues.  Coordinate with International headquarters on International field staff related issues. > Develop and maintain healthy relationships with the government and nongovernment organizations of South Sudan in the field of HR. > In conjunction with legal counsel as needed, provide guidance on legal HR issues and represent the agency in regards to personnel issues. > Maintain awareness of current events, changes in statutes and respond, as appropriate, to the changing legal environment of South Sudan. > Identify complexity of employee human resource needs and either resolve or route to the country management and IHQ as well as following up with employees to make sure issues are resolved. > Provide supervision and guidance to HR staff members on daily work priorities.  Mentor and train HR staff to increase capacity.  Handle any issues that junior staff members are unable to handle.
> Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ. > Master’s degree (M A.) from an accredited college or university in Human Resources Management, communication, or related field or a Bachelor’s Degree and professional certification (PHR, SHPR or IPHR); AND ten years related experience and/or training in HR Management; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  One year of college-level Biblical studies strongly preferred. > Computer proficiency in MS Word and Excel > Knowledge of South Sudan labor laws is highly preferred > Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills as well as crisis management and training facilitation experience > Proven ability to work well within a team and build positive team spirit. > Highly self-motivated and directed > Demonstrates exceptional attention to detail and ability to work under pressure in a cross-cultural environment. > Experience working in a multi-cultural environment. > Ability to plan, organize, manage time, and meet deadlines in an ever changing environment.
24 month contract with the potential for renewal.
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Mission Statement: Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ.  The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.
Distinct Objectives: The work of Samaritan’s Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles: PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible-- “God Room”


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