Job Opportunity in Lebanon as a Human Resources Consultant

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IRC offers job opportunity in Lebanon to work as a human resources consultant. In response to the 4th of August Beirut port explosion, the IRC is expanding the scope of its partnership with UPEL to provide critical child protection case management and psychosocial support to affected children in Beirut. Under this mandate, the IRC is supporting UPEL to expand its organizational capacity, specifically HR functions such as recruitment and onboarding practices for staff and outreach volunteers. The HR consultant is responsible for working with UPEL to support the recruitment and on-boarding of key project staff, including child protection caseworkers and data collection assistants. The consultant will be responsible for developing a system and accompanying tools to screen, select, and onboard Outreach Volunteers (OV). This includes developing and/or reviewing job descriptions, safeguarding policies, codes of conduct, and capacity development plans, in close collaboration with UPEL and IRC counterparts.

Eligibility Criteria:

The ideal candidate who have the following qualifications:

  1. Two years of experience in HR and in particular recruitment and on-boarding.
  2. Familiarity with HR policies and processes.
  3. Be highly organized and efficient.
  4. Ability to work independently and with flexibility.
  5. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  6. Works diligently and with a team.

Your Responsibilities:

The main objective of this Terms of Reference (ToR) is to contract a full-time HR consultant to support UPEL expand its human resources capacity which will involve:

  • Following standard HR policies and procedures to recruit the necessary UPEL staff members by the requested timelines.
  • Coordinate with UPEL to ensure that recruited UPEL staff are on-boarded and oriented appropriately and in a timely manner.
  • Review of existing policies and practices related to the management of UPEL’s volunteer network.
  • Development of comprehensive selection and on-boarding package for UPEL volunteers.
  • Providing support for additional HR needs as requested and agreed by IRC and UPEL.
  • Coordinate with the IRC emergency child protection manager, child protection senior manager, child protection capacity building officers, and partnerships team to understand UPEL’s recruitment needs and requested support.
  • Coordinate with the UPEL programs coordinator to facilitate recruitment of new child protection staff, including:
    • Post UPEL job descriptions online and actively share on other relevant recruitment forums to ensure wide exposure to relevant and qualified candidates.
    • Screen candidates and develop a short list to be reviewed by the relevant UPEL and IRC staff for interviews.
    • Support in the scheduling of interviews, ensuring that representatives of UPEL and the IRC are able to attend.
    • Coordinate with the relevant UPEL and IRC staff to follow-up on interviews and finalize selection of candidates.
    • Work with the UPEL acting director to ensure that offers are extended to selected candidates.
    • Provide support as needed to UPEL to ensure that contracts are in place for newly recruited staff.
  • Develop selection, on-boarding, and management procedures for UPEL Outreach Volunteers (OV), in coordination and collaboration with the UPEL programs coordinator and IRC emergency CP manager, including:
    • Review and / or develop the OV profile, and roles and responsibilities.
    • Review and / or develop the OV selection criteria and screening tools.
    • Develop a database of OVs for UPEL to maintain and engage as needs arise.
  • Support additional HR needs for UPEL (e.g., training, paperwork, template development, documentation, etc.) as needed and agreed by UPEL and IRC.
  • The HR consultant is expected to work full-time for the duration of four months, ideally starting in mid-September. The contract may be extended depending on the availability of resources and UPEL’s recruitment needs.
  • Ensuring all newly recruited UPEL staff receive offers and contracts from UPEL.
  • Ensuring all newly recruited UPEL staff are oriented to UPEL and receive thorough on-boarding.
  • Development of UPEL outreach volunteer selection procedures, including relevant screening and interview tools, volunteer profile, roles and responsibilities.
  • Development of UPEL outreach volunteer on-boarding procedures, including safeguarding policy, code of conduct, and induction and capacity building plan.  
  • Development of UPEL volunteer management database.

About IRC:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries, it restores safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

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United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Djibouti, Algeria, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Comoros, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tunisia, Yemen
Country of residence
Any Country
Both gender
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Opportunity Information

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Mid Career Professionals
Monthly salary
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Required Documents
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Required Specialties
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Educational Level
No Education Level is Required
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