Basmeh & Zeitooneh search for “HR Manager”

Deadline for applications: Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Contract: Full time position
Working area – Location: Furn el chebbak, Beirut, Lebanon

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Overall project management:

  • Responsible for the recruitment process of staff across all community centers and giving the new staff the needed orientation.
  • Implement HR and administrative policies, systems and procedures;
  • Ensure adherence to Employment Guidelines, Security and Safety Guidelines, and the Code of Conduct, among other policies;
  • Monitor compliance with the national and local labor law and other relevant regulations;
  • Establish a recruitment, testing and interviewing program; advise managers on candidate selection; and conduct and analyses exit interviews
  • Develop effective HR management tools and provide regular HR analysis and reporting to management;
  • Ensure that all staff members have a job description, developed work plans, and regular performance discussions with supervisors/managers;
  • Personnel management of the HR and administrative team;
  • Training, support and development of HR and administrative teams in all offices, and support and training of all staff with HR, personnel management and administrative responsibilities;
  • Nurture a positive working environment
  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system
  • Ensure confidential and standardized filing of personnel documents in all offices;
  • Ensure that all necessary agreements, permits and licenses necessary for the operations are in place.
  • Ensure the proper ways to deal with, and keeping the healthy work environment.


Specific responsibilities

  • Ensure that an effective induction package is developed and delivered to all new staff;
  • Ensure that there is a comprehensive training needs assessment completed annually and linked to capacity building initiatives for staff;
  • Develop and manage a system follow up of breaches to the Code of Conduct, ensuring timely administration of disciplinary actions as necessary.


Critical interfaces

  • In coordination with Area Managers, liaise with relevant authorities on administrative and personnel issues
  • Work closely with Finance to ensure accurate staff budgeting and project allocations
  • Support Center Managers to create a positive and equitable working environment
  • Meet with staff members to listen to staff concerns and suggestions and to communicate them to the wider management team.


Competencies & Skills:

Generic professional competencies:

  • Experience in working in challenging environments
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile


 Context/specific skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of the NGO operations and the dynamics of the humanitarian sector and principles
  • Good individual conflict resolution and problem solving skills
  • Strong computer skills, especially in MS office
  • Strong training and presentation skill


Education, Experience and Language:


  • Bachelor degree in relevant field
  • Higher education/diploma in Human Resources and Administration is a plus.

Experience: Minimum 3 years of experience from working as a senior HR Manager in a humanitarian/recovery context

Language: Fluent in English and Arabic

Experience required: 3 to 5 years

Period: One Year (Renewable)
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