October 10, 2023
PUI all around the world
With its 40 years of experience, Première Urgence Internationale :
Supports close to 6 millions beneficiaries
With more than 100 Millions € yearly budget
Present in 22 countries, on 5 continents
Thanks to the work and commitment of :
More than 2000 national staffs
Around 200 expatriates from 45 different nationalities
And 90 employees at HQ
PUI works in 10 areas of intervention and distinguishes itself by the implementation of an integrated approach in its response. This method aims to identify and understand the needs of all those affected by a crisis. Our teams come together to bring a rapid global response to the basic needs of populations affected by humanitarian crises to help them regain independence and dignity.
Learn more on our history, our values, our areas of intervention.
Focus on our activities in SYRIA
Our mission in Syria has been open since 2008. PUI develops its integrated approach with infrastructure, WASH, education and livelihoods actions. Furthermore, PUI works on rehabilitating collective and private shelters and infrastructure, on emergency and early recovery WASH interventions, on education support for conflict-affected populations, and on enhancing the self-reliance of Syria's population through livelihoods . Today, the mission is implementing 6 projects.
What about the Human Resources Coordinator ? As Human Resources Coordinator, you will be responsible for monitoring and updating the Human Resources Policy as required by the Mission and in accordance with national legislation. You will ensure proper management of national human resources of the mission.
For this purpose, you will be responsible for :
HR Policy :
You will be responsible for improving and updating PUI’s HR policy on the mission within the legal framework of the country of intervention in this field.
Capacity Building :
You will propose capacity-building strategies and retention of national staff.
Management and career :
You will manage the administrative management of the national teams as a whole (recruitment, hiring, remuneration, monitoring, evaluation, training, dismissal...).
Organization of work :
You will make recommendations and participate in the rationalization and optimization of the human resources of the mission.
Risk Analysis :
You will analyse risks related to HR issues, alert and issue recommendations where appropriate.
Administrative and legal management :
You will be responsible for monitoring administrative files and will ensure that the status and operation of the mission are in legal conformity with the requirements of the country of intervention.
Administrative management of expatriate staff :
You will support the HoM in the HR and administrative management of the mission's expatriate staff.
The challenges that await you :
- High turn over
- Salary adaptation due to the local currency depreciation
- New structure implementation sorted in 2023
- Time sheet along with new HR system
What you will need to succeed
You hold a Bachelor’s or Master‘s degree in HR management or other relevant qualification. A project management training would be appreciated.
You are strengthened by minimum 2 years of experience in an international NGO or in a technical area. All the better if you have a previous experience in HR or administration-related positions at coordination level, or some knowledge/experience in capacity building and staff training. You already worked with Première Urgence Internationale? It would be a definite asset!
You master team management and administrative management, Labor Law and Database Salary management. Some knowledge or an experience in capacity building / staff development and a previous experience in volatile contexts or conflict zones would be appreciated.
You are able to work independently, to take responsibility, in a proactive approach in order to make proposals and to identify solutions. You have resilience to stress, are diplomatic and open-minded, and are able to integrate into the local environment, taking into account its political, economic and historical characteristics. You have good analytical skills, and know how to manage priorities.
You can speak English fluently. If you speak French and/or Arabic, it would be a definite asset !A word from the manager« We are looking for senior profile to be able to analyse the risk related to HR such as turn over, recruitment, salary scale and new structure. We will need to adjust the policies to be in line with the situation in Syria. »