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Job: Human Resources Specialist

Active since 26-06-2018 Job category Human Resources
Location Worldwide Level Entry level/Graduate
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Volunteer work
Hours 6 - 0 Salary N/A

Job ID: IYF/EO/BOM/1209
Deadline: 26/07/2018

Position title: Human Resources Specialist
Location: Worldwide
Category: FTA International
Level: S4
Duration: One Year (Renewable)
Supervisor/Report to: Director, BOM
Job type: Volunteer Service (VS) Part-Time

OverviewThe Fédération Internationale de la Jeunesse in English International Youth Federation (IYF), is an international non-profit youth organization network governed by the present Statutes and the Swiss Civil Code. It is politically neutral, and non-denominational, aiming to empower youth worldwide.

The IYF Bureau of Management has direct responsibility for the management and oversight of the organization and provides leadership, advisory, management support to the IYF Headquarters and other executive branches.

Under the guidance and the overall supervision of the Director, Bureau of Management and the direct supervision of the Senior Management Specialist, the Human Resources (HR) Specialist is responsible for the implementation of oversight and support human resources strategies in the organization, in addition of effective delivery of HR services and management of the HQ HR Team. He/she analyses, interprets and applies HR policies, rules and regulations, establishes internal procedures and provides solutions to a wide spectrum of complex HR issues. The HR Specialist promotes a collaborative, client-oriented approach and contributes to the maintenance of high staff morale.

Mission Statement:
To voluntarily represent, positively promote, and uphold the mission of “Empowering youth for a better world” in various programs and opportunities throughout the IYF interventions across member countries.



(A) Ensures implementation of HR strategies and policies:
• Full compliance of HR activities with the IYF rules and regulations, internal policies, procedures and strategies; effective implementation of the internal control, proper design and functioning of the HR management system.
• Continuous analysis of corporate HR strategies and policies, assessing the impact of changes and making recommendations on their implementation in the IYF.
• Lead HR business processes mapping and elaboration/establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in HR management, control of the workflows in the HR Team.
• Implementation of the strategic approach to recruitment in the IYF, proper use of contractual modalities, forecast of the staffing needs, performance evaluation and staff career development management.
• Management of recruitment processes including job descriptions, job classification, vacancy announcement, screening of candidates, chairing interview panels, making recommendations on recruitment.
• Development and management of rosters.

(B) Ensures proper staff performance management and career development:
• Elaboration and implementation of the protocol for performance appraisal process, facilitation of the process, elaboration of performance evaluation indicators in consultation with the Senior Management.
• Support to effective staff learning management including establishment of the Corporate Learning Plan (CLP) and teams learning plans in collaboration with the Senior Management.
• Provision of effective counseling to staff on career advancement, development needs, learning possibilities.
• Implementation of strategic staffing policies in line with career development.

(C) Ensures facilitation of knowledge building and knowledge sharing:
• Organization of trainings for operations/ programme staff on HR issues.
• Synthesis of lessons learned and best practices in HR management.
• Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.


Core Competencies:
• Strategic planning and creative thinking.
• Planning and Organizing.
• Drive for Results.
• Collaboration and Teamwork.

Functional Competencies:
• Ability to conceptualize and convey strategic vision from the spectrum of development experience.
• Strong people management skills.
• Ability to provide information, tools, resources to support work achievement.
• Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.

• Highly interest in youth empowerment issues.
• Relevant coordination/communications skills are required.

Experience and results preferred at national level preferred in administrative/management role, development, communications, youth issues, sport, women empowerment, youth-led organizations or another relevant field.

Evaluation of qualified candidates may include an assessment exercise, which may be followed by a competency-based interview.

Fluency in English with superior drafting skills is essential.


More information
This listing is a part-time job

Job category Human Resources
Industry / Industries Government / Non-profit
Region United Kingdom
Keywords Youth, Communications, IYF, International, Federation

Contact information

Name International Youth Federation