Women for Women International works in some of the most dangerous places to be a woman. We serve women survivors of war in conflict and post-conflict areas around the world in 8 countries including Afghanistan, Iraq, Eastern Congo, and Northern Nigeria. Our core belief is that stronger women build stronger nations; and with access to knowledge, resources, and a support network, a woman rebuilds her life and improves her community.
Our model works and we have the data to prove it. In our 26-year history, Women for Women International has reached over half a million women. The women we work with across 3 continents earn just $0.81 a day when we enroll them. At graduation, it’s $2.11, nearly tripled.
Our impact goes beyond income. The number of women who say at least one household member went to sleep hungry in the last four weeks has gone from 18% to 5%. And more women say they speak out against women's abuse: 26% report having publicly spoken in the last 6 months against physically abusing women.
When women have the right tools, they realize the power within themselves to transform their lives, their families, their communities, and finally their entire nations.
The HQ HR team supports 55 employees. Our mission is to provide services, develop and implement HR policies and programs to support employee’s well-being, retention and growth. We nurture a culture that reflects the values of the organization.
The Human Resources Associate (HRA) is responsible for performing various HR and administrative duties for the Headquarters (HQ) HR department under the supervision of the Human Resources Business Partner, HQ (HRBP HQ). The HRA is primarily responsible for serving as the initial point of contact to Women for Women International’s (WfWI) US-based employees in the areas of salary and benefit administration, recruitment, onboarding, staff development & retention and offboarding in alignment with the global and HQ policies and standards.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Payroll Administration & HR systems
Recruitment and Onboarding
Other HR and Administrative Support
Adhere to WfWI’s Code of Conduct and Safeguarding Policies and report concerns and to the organizational values Empowerment, Integrity, Respect, Resilience.
The duties, responsibilities and activities of this job description may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Demonstrated ability to maintain systems, and details-orientation of tasks with accuracy
Computer skills including working with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Email
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