HR Head of Department - Ukraine

Action Contre la Faim France
  • Location
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 18

Position description

Created in 1979, Action contre la Faim is a non-governmental organization that fights against hunger. Its charter of humanitarian principals- independence, neutrality, non-discrimination, free and direct access to victims, professionalism, transparency - has been part of its identity for more than 40 years. Its mission is to save lives by eliminating hunger through the prevention, detection and treatment of under-nutrition, particularly during and after emergency situations linked to conflicts or natural disasters. Action contre la Faim focuses its actions on 5 main areas of expertise: Nutrition and Health - Mental Health, Psychosocial Support and Protection - Food Security and Livelihoods - Water, Sanitation and Hygiene - Advocacy. In 2021, Action contre la Faim provided aid to 25 million people in more than 46 countries worldwide.


Under the supervision of the Deputy Country Director Support, you define the Human Resources policy for the mission and coordinate its implementation and deployment throughout the mission in order to provide optimum support to programs. You are also responsible for the administrative aspects and ensures the respect by all of ACF procedures, and the laws of Ukraine.
Your main missions will be to :
- Contribute to defining mission strategy
- Supervise the staff administration and payroll
- Provide for the recruitment and training of all employees and promote career development
- Ensure a coherent organisation of work and establish a policy of compensation and benefits
- Implement collective rules and communicate internally
- Promote and ensure collaboration and coordination in Human Resources with the mission's partners
The challenges you will face are :
- A new Field office still opening
- A lot of processes need to be implemented
- A huge challenge on national recruitment


You hold a degree in Human Resources, Business Administration Management, Social Sciences or Internal Relation with a minimum of 5 years experiences working an International Non-Governmental Organisation (INGO), preferably on a similar position with senior management role. You already have experience in developing and implementing HR policies and procedures. You are capable to strategize and provide strong leadership to the HR team, work cooperatively with subordinates, colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels. High Diplomatic, you are well recognized to mediate conflict in stressful conditions. You have an excellent sense of planning activities and priorities. Knowledge of HOMERE (payroll software) appreciated. English spoken and writing is compulsory, Ukranian would be an asset.


Monthly per diem and living allowance: 686EUR net, field paid
16% of the gross monthly salary for pension insurance reimbursement for non-French citizens
Leaves and RnR: 25 days of paid leaves per year, 20 RnR per year and 215 EUR at each RnR period

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