Human Resources Manager – Regional Response, Ukraine


The Opportunity


The HR Manager plays a key role in ensuring high quality, timely HR support both to the regional office HR team and HR Colleagues in Save the Children International’s responses to the Ukraine crisis (currently structured as the Ukraine Conflict Response in Ukraine, Poland and the Regional Refugee Response in neighbouring countries).


Drawing on a range of resources (MEEE RO HR team, global resources, etc), this position ensures the provision of timely, contextually relevant backstopping and hands on support to response staff and ensures effective linkages across response locations on key HR initiatives.  The role ensures overall management of all aspects of HR processes and procedures across the response as well as coordination of HR staff, relevant SMT members, support staff and wellbeing services. This position will play a key role in ensuring streamlined communication outward to the wider SC movement, as well as coordinating effectively with key staff in the RO team. 


The position may include travel to SCI’s Ukraine response locations. 


In order to be successful you will bring/have:



•           A human resource management/development qualification from a credible institution (such as CIPD)

•           Prior NGO experience at management level within a complex country programme in emergency response/humanitarian environments

•           Proven operational HR track-record – experience of providing a senior generalist HR service to managers across a full range of HR issues

•           Excellent skills in handling and advising on complex people management issues

•           Experience of and well developed skills in recruitment and selection

•           Good attention to detail

•           Understanding staff care for humanitarian staff, in particular approaches to welfare, stress, R&R and debriefing

•           Good facilitation skills and ability to deliver induction briefing/training

•           Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams

•           Experience using Taleo system




•           Experience of a range of assessment techniques (including assessment centres)

•           Fluent in Arabic, Ukrainian, Polish or Russian.


The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 


We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated


We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at


We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.


All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.








Job description:

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Date advertised: 23 Jun 2022

Closing date: 19 Jul 2022 - 22:59 CEST

Location: Amman, Jordan

Department: Human Resources

Type: Fixed-term contract

Schedule: Full-time

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