Regional Human Resources Officer – Operations

Organization: Plan International
Closing date: 26 Sep 2022

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And its girls who are most affected.

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries.


The Opportunity

This is an exciting time for Plan International as we implement our global strategy for 2021-2024. Our global strategy defines who we are, why we exist, the change we want to see in the world and how we will contribute to making change happen. It underpins everything we do, guiding all our work in all parts of the federation.

To achieve greater change in children’s lives we are dramatically transforming how we operate, and we need bold, forward-thinking and innovative Human Resources Staff to steer our operations, driving change and delivering results that will allow us to transform the lives of 100 million girls globally.

In this exciting HR role, you will work as part of Plan International’s Asia Pacific (APAC) Regional Hub, under the management of the Regional Human Resources and OD Partner, to provide key HR operational support to both the Asia Pacific Region and the Asia Pacific Hub staff.

Some, but not all, of the accountabilities that you will be responsible for include:

  • Serve as the key focal point for hosted staff issues in the region, including ensuring there is an up-to-date database and org chart of the regional office staff
  • Serve as an HRIS focal point, so that you can liaise with both Global Headquarters (GH), and country offices if needed, especially in terms of HR metrics, and produce reports as required
  • Support case management of workplace safeguarding cases, and take the lead in some cases
  • Take a leading role in end-to-end recruitment for a number of roles
  • Acts as the Asia Pacific Hub focal point coordinator on specific initiatives with regards to team-building, staff meetings, gender equality and inclusion, among others
  • HR administrative activities
  • Additional duties as required

Do you have what it takes?
  • You should have the ability to work in a flexible and diverse working environment, across multiple countries
  • You should have relevant HR working experience
  • You should have experience of working with a global HRIS system and able to identify and communicate key HR analytical data is an asset
  • You should be able to manage multiple priorities at once
  • You should be passionate for the work that PLAN International does
  • You should have a strong appreciation and understanding of the issues concerning the NGO sector in Asia-Pacific
  • You should have strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to take initiative, and problem solve regularly.
  • You should have the ability and willingness to deploy to another country if required to provide support
  • You should have the ability to communicate both verbally and written in English
  • You must have the right to live and work in the country you reside

For a detailed job description which includes the full list of accountabilities and requirements, please click on the following link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/8bp90kcssb97e4v/Job%20Description%20RHROps%20Officer%20Sep%202022.pdf?dl=0

Location: Flexible (within an Asia Pacific country office)

Type of Role: Two Year Fixed Term contract

Reports to: Regional HR and OD Partner

Remuneration: Competitive salary and package available

Closing Date: 26 Sep 2022

How to apply

If you are interested in this role, please apply at this link

https://jobs.plan-international.org/job/Regional-Human-Resources-Officer-Operations/849070001/

The contracting body will be the relevant Plan office, on their terms and conditions.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International’s Safeguarding Children and Young People policy.

As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children’s rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk.

Equality, diversity and inclusion is at the very heart of everything that Plan International stands for. Our organisation is based on a culture of inclusivity and we strive to create a workplace environment that ensures every team, in every office, in every country, is rich in diverse people, thoughts, and ideas.

We will provide equality of opportunity and will not tolerate discrimination on any grounds. We foster an organisational culture that embraces and exemplifies our commitment to gender equality, girls’ rights and inclusion while supporting staff to adopt good practice, positive attitudes and principles of gender equality and inclusion.

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