Global Human Resources Director

Location: Washington, District Of Columbia
Category: Human Resources & Training
Job ID: 10701
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JustinBradley’s client is looking to add a Global Human Resources Director to their team. This organization is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to providing information management services to humanitarian and development organizations. By effectively managing information the organization enables our partners to direct assistance to the world’s most vulnerable populations.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Global Human Resources Director will provide comprehensive oversight, planning, and management of the global human resources functions of the organization while pursuing the organization’s core values and strategic commitment to attract, retain, advance, and support a broadly diverse workforce of the highest level of excellence that thrives in a respectful, inclusive, and equitable workplace culture. The incumbent will plan, organize, administer, direct, and institutionalize the functions and activities of the Global Human Resources Department including, but not limited to compensation/total rewards, staff development/training, performance evaluations, and legal compliance. They will provide oversight, direction, and coordination of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs, initiatives, and activities to help ensure continued advancement of DEI efforts and will be a member of the senior leadership team.

Highlighted Responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement organization strategies by identifying and researching human resources issues and developing strategies that establish department accountabilities, including compensation/total rewards, learning and development, employment guidelines, and performance management.
  • Ensure integration of diversity, equity, and inclusiveness (DEI) into HR policies, processes, and practices related to recruitment, performance management, pay and talent development.
  • Drive the preparation of the annual HR strategy and the inherent budget and coordinate its overall implementation.
  • Develop, propose, and monitor the implementation of a global compensation/total rewards strategy aimed at ensuring fairness, consistency, and compliance with applicable local labor laws and regulations.
  • Develop and implement a talent management strategy, including ensuring training plans are aligned with regional and functional capacity building efforts.
  • Respond to and manage employee relations cases, grievances, and conflicts and work closely with outside legal counsel to resolve.
  • Collaborate with designated in-country representatives to ensure that human resources systems, policies and procedures are developed, continuously monitored, and updated, and are compliant with local laws and organization standards.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor all human resources country office activities including recruitment, performance management, compensation and benefits and compliance to ensure smooth functioning, communication, and coordination with Headquarters.
  • Supervise Global Human Resources Manager and provide guidance to global and local human resources staff.

A well-qualified candidate will possess the following:
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in progressively responsible human resources management.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a director role.
  • Experience with an international development/humanitarian organization and/or an international non-profit/non-governmental organization (larger than $10M), in a multi-office, multi-national environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR, business or a related field is required. A master’s degree in a related field and/or the social sciences is preferred. SHRM- SCP and/or SPHR certification required.
  • Experience working with international contractors and the various modalities used to engage with global staff.
  • Ability to travel internationally.