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Human Resources Coordinator at IRC


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5 Year
Male, Female, Both
Bachelor Degree


  • Organization: IRC – International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Dar es Salaam
  • Grade: Mid level – Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Human Resources
    • Managerial positions


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is global humanitarian help, relief, and improvement non-governmental organization. It was founded in 1933 as the International Relief Association and altered its name in 1942 after amalgamating with the alike Emergency Rescue Committee. The IRC answers to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and assists people to survive and rebuild their lives by restoring health, safety, education, economic wellbeing, and power to mankind. The organization provides assistance in different areas such as primary health care, reproductive health care, environmental health, child survival, blindness treatment and prevention, and assistance for victims of sexual violence. The IRC has a high rating for accountability and finance.


The duties for Human Resources Coordinator at IRC  are :

Strategic HR Leadership and Management

  • Devise and deliver a planned HR strategy to attracting, developing, inspiring, and retaining the right people, with the right skills to achieve high-quality programmatic results aligned with Strategic Action Plans (SAPs).
  • Actively partake in proposal design and grants opening and review meetings (GRMs, GOMs) specifically advising on administrative structure, position scoping, demographic/staffing analysis, and other inputs critical to ensuring a strong HR foundation to support program quality.
  • Lead a cooperative approach to employee engagement, gender equality, and staff care strategy, and supporting initiatives, drawing on country, regional and HQ inputs, and resources.
  • Perform monthly and quarterly strategic HR metrics and analysis to advise SMT and Regional HR decision-making, lead on country program inputs to global HR scorecards and action plans.
  • Continually evaluate and refine recruitment tactics; Develop candidate rosters, actively network, and employ innovative, creative recruiting methods to attract and hire the best talent. Proactively position IRC as an Employer Brand of Choice in the country.
  • Revisit and support job position requests, and job descriptions and make recommendations, ensuring accuracy and consistency.
  • Deliver international HR administration , including policy, process, and employee relations management, with support from Regional HR Director as needed.

Compensation and Advantages 

  • Partake in budget preparation and provide strategic compensation analysis to drive nationalization and ability to attract high-quality talent. Define and review salary structure, coordinate annual compensation review process and compensation adjustments, cooperating with HQ compensation team to align with standard methodologies.

Employee Relations and Duty of Care

  • Devise staff care action plans that elevate morale and support the well-being of staff; create emergency staff care interventions. Cooperatewith Regional HR Director and Regional Duty of Care Advisor to align with IRC standard methodologies.
  • Manage HR administration and ensure 100% compliance with current labor laws; collaborate and partner with local counsel as needed.

Staff Implementation Administration and Development

  • Serve as a model of supervisory distinction; supervise and mentor direct-report HR staff, including intercommunication clear expectations, setting/refining performance objectives, providing regular and timely performance feedback, and leading documented semi-annual performance reviews.
  • Provide productive feedback and counsel on career paths and professional development for the HR team and IRC staff, and champion a culture of continuous learning opportunities.

APPLY ALSO: Assistant Education Officer at IRC


The requirements for Human Resources Coordinator at IRC  are :

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s university degree in HR management, International Relations or Development, MBA, Law, or a related field is desired.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive background as an HR generalist, including recruitment, performance management, complicated employee relations, compensation, training and development, and HR Administration.
  • Minimum 5 years of successful staff administration background.
  • At least 2 years of background with an international organization or international experience.
  • Strategic leadership background managing an HR function for large budget programs in the INGO sector is strongly preferred.
  • Remote administration experience is strongly preferred.
  • Having previous experience with change management, GEDI and safeguarding is highly desirable.
  • English and Swahili are demanded.


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