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Associate Director of International Human Resources in Chapel Hill, NC at ettain group

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

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Chapel Hill, NC -

Job Title:  Associate Director International Human Resource      
Location:  Chapel Hill, NC
Industry:  Human Resources, Non-Profit 
Terms:  Direct Placement
Requirements: Minimum of ten (10) years of increasing levels of Human Resources experience with at least 2+ years in Global HR, Ability to travel internationally up to 20% of time, and Professional Certification Human Resource Management (SPHR, PHR, GPHR, CCP, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP or international equivalent)
Associate Director International HR Summary:
The Associate Director, International Human Resources position functions as the HR Business Partner to the Program Support Teams and Country Offices.  The role provides HR guidance to Program Support Teams, in-county HR representatives and Country Directors. This position is responsible for supporting Global HR initiatives, and implementing HR related projects through collaborative partnerships with the In-Country HR Staff.  The Associate Director, International HR will support our international operations through the provision of human resources best practices, templates for minimum requirements, policy advice and interpretation guidance and technical assistance on all aspects of human resources, recruitment, retention support, ensure consistent orientation and on boarding, performance management, talent identification, professional development support, and training for Country Office (CO) HR staff. Excellent communication skills to work proactively with a range of stakeholders is required.

Associate Director International HR Responsibilities:

  • Partner with PST on in country employee relations matters, helping employees to interpret policies and employment laws, conduct investigations and provide analysis, summary and recommendations for the best course of action to resolve conflicts
  • Conduct global exit interviews, provide trends and suggestions to Regional Program Directors and Country Directors
  • Lead global diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts in partnership with DEI Manager
  • Support compliance by partnering with In Country and PST to provide consistency and equity in the management of HR global activities.
  • Maintain knowledge of international HR policies, programs, laws and issues; and access appropriate tools/resources to assist in such activities. Support Employee Guidelines creation, training, and administration in conjunction with In Country staff.
  • Strengthen proactive reach to the Regional Program Directors and Country Directors and teams in the implementation of people strategies, professional development, (including succession planning,) and solutions
  • Support Program teams in opening and closing process of global offices.
  • Ownership and management of HR related Workday reports. Analyze and recommend opportunities for improvement by using HR data to translate into practical insights and recommendations for Leadership teams, to positively affect change in countries
  • Manage data input and integrity for Human Resources Monthly reporting metrics dashboard. Identify trends and offer solutions for improvement

Associate Director International HR Requirements:
  • Professional Certification Human Resource Management (SPHR, PHR, GPHR, CCP, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP or international equivalent)
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of increasing levels of Human Resources experience with at least 2+ years in Global HR
  • Proven clear and professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build and sustain strong relationships at all levels of the organization to effectively influence decision-making.
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural organization and demonstrated ability to harmonize processes, policies, programs and HR best practices.
  • Ability to be effective and inclusive while leading projects, training sessions and partnering in a multi culture environment
  • Proven success in balancing multiple and conflicting priorities with a successful outcome
  • Demonstrated track record of discerning and acting upon urgent issues
  • Excellent influencing skills, analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to establish credibility with management and staff and be decisive and able to recognize and support the organization's preferences and priorities
  • Results and people oriented with sound judgment—ability to balance other business considerations
  • Ability to travel internationally
Frequently Asked Questions:
Benefits?  Yes, provided by the client
Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
Corp-to-Corp?  Not eligible
How to Apply:
For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for Colleen Rennie at 919-287-3982
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