National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) has an immediate opening for an experienced Regional Human Resources Manager to support and enforce human resource policies and practices as they relate to employee relations, recruitment, and other related human resource issues. The position reports to the Director, Human Resources.
Acts as liaison to the regional teams as a primary point of contact for all HR issues.
Works with field offices to create and maintain effective and compliant Personnel Policy Handbooks.
Administers the performance review process and coordinates the promotion and salary administration cycles.
Provides guidance and counsel to DC- and International-based staff on regional HR matters.
Serves as initial point of contact in resolving employee disputes and concerns.
Responds to staff inquiries regarding organization's policies and procedures.
Proactively identifies issues, develops solutions and involves the appropriate resources, as needed, to ensure a fair, positive and timely response.
Coordinates with legal counsel to obtain work visas for non-resident alien staff members.
Conducts training on human resources related issues.
Coordinates administrative aspects of hiring and transfer of employees and consultants
Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree required, SPHR/PHR desired
Minimum of twelve (12) years’ experience in Human Resources with demonstrated expertise in employee relations and recruitment including knowledge of current legal compliance. Additional years of relevant work experience may be substituted for educational requirement on a one-for-one basis.
International HR experience working for an international development organization is highly desired.
High level of interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity to effectively interact with all levels of staff, vendors and the public
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to interpret complex documents such as legal compliance manuals
Ability to conduct training on HR related issues
Working knowledge of current federal and state employment laws (ADA, FMLA, EEO, etc.)
Ability to apply discretion and maintain confidential information
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
Capacity to work both independently and as a member of a team
Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills with attention to detail
Excellent planning, time management, collaboration, decision-making and presentation skills
High degree of initiative, motivation, and adaptability
Strong project management skills
Proficiency with PC-based word processing/spreadsheet applications, familiarity with HRIS software
NDI - 18 months ago