Iraq: Human Resource Manager – Iraq

Organization: Tearfund
Country: Iraq
Closing date: 25 Sep 2016

Based in: Iraq (Kurdistan)

Start date: November 2016

Contract length: Six months

Are you an experienced Human Resource Manager with proven people management and overseas operational response experience? An exciting new opportunity has arisen within our Middle East Programme for a Human Resource Manager, based inErbil, Iraq.

The successful candidate will have relevant and extensive HR experience and proven skills working in complex emergencies and experience with adapting to local employment law, policies and practice.

Responsibilities will include the oversight of all recruitment and selection, performance management, training and development of all locally recruited staff and advising Tearfund UKHR on international posts as required. As a senior staff member in the Middle East programme, you would be expected to contribute to the direction and implementation of the regional strategy – with a specific focus on team development and appropriate organizational structure.

It is essential that the successful candidate has experience of operating in insecure environments. In addition, they should have experience of multi-sector management and working with multi-cultural teams. The candidate will also demonstrate excellent communication skills and be a strong negotiator and problem solver.

Applicants must be committed to Tearfund’s Christian beliefs. We would expect applicants to be able to demonstrate a clear and specific desire to work in this country. All posts involve potential contact with children and the recruitment process will include specific checks related to safeguarding issues.

Please note: Kurdistan Regional Government’s (KRG) Ministry of Interior has issued new rules prohibiting residents from 10 countries entering the Kurdistan Region, even if they have a valid visa.

The ruling means Kurdistan Region visas will not be issued to people from the 10 countries of Ethiopia, Kenya, Bangladesh, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Uganda, Senegal and Congo. Residents will not be allowed to enter the Kurdistan Region, even if they have secured a visa from an Iraqi embassy or consulate.

Therefore we are unable to consider applications from the nationals of the above countries until further notice.

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