HR Manager – UK-Med Ukraine Response

Are you an exceptional HR Manager who can help UK-Med set up an effective HR function and a positive work environment for our Ukraine response?

Role: HR Manager – Ukraine

Hours: Full-time

Pay: £3,500-£4,000 (estimated USD4300 – USD5000) gross monthly – dependent on experience

Duration: Expected to be 12-18 months

Location: Ukraine

UK-Med is a humanitarian NGO that has been responding to disasters for over thirty years.  We prepare and equip medical teams, both in the UK and worldwide, so they are ready to respond when epidemics, conflict and natural disasters hit.  When Ebola struck West Africa in 2014, we recruited and trained UK doctors and nurses who helped local medical teams and other NGOs to bring the outbreak under control.  We are core partners, providing the clinical component and key support structures of the UK Emergency Medical Team (UK EMT) in line with WHO standards.

We are recruiting an HR Manager to manage the UK-Med HR function in Ukraine, in line with UK-Med’s policies and procedures. The HR Manager will be based in Ukraine and duties will include:

  • partnering with the Head of Mission to ensure HR service meets the needs of the programme
  • ensuring efficient and high-quality staff recruitment
  • ensuring a positive work environment for our international and local staff
  • overseeing all HR processes including contracts management, orientation, learning and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, policy and labour law compliance, employee engagement, employee relations and staff wellbeing

The incumbent will adapt and implement UK-Med’s HR initiatives and practices, across our field offices in Ukraine and serve as an advisor to improve staffing resources and performance, promote a positive organizational culture, minimize risk, and ensure the efficiency of HR processes and procedures.

Our ideal candidate will bring substantial human resources expertise developed through relevant professional experience working in the humanitarian / INGO sector working with diverse teams.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through and influential role in humanitarian programming.

To apply:

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – HR Manager – Ukraine – August 2022 before applying for this role.

To apply, please submit a current CV and answer the application questions.

Applications must be submitted through our online jobs portal as soon as possible and no later than 11 September 2022.

Applicants must have an existing right to enter Schengen Zone countries in order to transit to Ukraine e.g. citizenship/residence of a Schengen Zone country, or an ETIAS eligible country https://www.etiasvisa.com/etias-requirements.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero-tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse.  We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion.  We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

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