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Samaritan's Purse

Program Manager, Human Resources, South Sudan (929)

Samaritan's Purse
Juba, Central Equatoria, Sudan

Date Posted: 09/16/2011
Categories: Missions/Int.
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Juba, South Sudan - Coordinate and administer the Human Resource (HR) function for the specific field projects implemented by Samaritan's Purse in South Sudan. This should be done in a mature and responsible manner so as to maintain the confidentiality and integrity of personal information of the staff and of the Samaritan’s Purse (SP) payroll.


• Ensure that proper HR procedures and systems are operated and maintained at all project locations in compliance with the Sudan labor laws, SP policies and all relevant authorities
• Review the SP national staff policies. Update the HR manual, interpret and train managers and staff on procedures, policies and guidelines indicated in the HR manual
• Develop and implement strategy for HR management and development including but not limited to recruitment and selection, policy/practices, discipline, grievance, counseling, pay and conditions, contracts, training and development, succession planning, morale and motivation, culture and attitude development, performance appraisal, compensation and benefits and quality management issues
• Develop and maintain healthy relationships with the government and non government organizations of South Sudan in the field of HR
• Provide guidance on legal HR issues and changes for management decision making
• Develop job classifications/grades and salary scales for the organization by conducting salary surveys
• Plan for employee’s performance appraisal; develop tools for appraisal, job evaluation and development
• Liaise with SP field sites so as to understand all necessary aspects and needs of HR development, and to ensure they are fully informed of HR objectives, purpose and achievements
• Maintain and accurately prepare the monthly payroll and ensure compliance with tax laws of South Sudan
• With a generous and serving spirit perform all other tasks and responsibilities assigned for the benefit of Samaritan’s Purse


• Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in Human Resources Management, communication, or related field; and one to two years related experience and/or training in HR Management; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Excellent skills in problem solving and conflict resolution, crisis management and training facilitation
• Ability to work well within a team and build positive team spirit
• Highly self-motivated
• Ability to pay attention to detail and work under pressure in a cross-cultural environment
• Ability to plan, organize, manage time, and meet deadlines
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
• Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
• Competency in use of payroll software highly preferred
• Knowledge of Sudan labor laws is highly preferred

12 month contract
Position is open until filled
Target date to field is December 2011