Vacancy – HR & Governance Manager – ADM.202301

2 February 2023

Are you an experienced Human Resources professional willing to make a difference in the humanitarian sector? Do you enjoy working with Boards and Governance bodies? Do you want to join a small and dynamic organisation? If you wish to contribute to the next steps of development of the CHS Alliance, we would love to hear from you.

The CHS Alliance is looking for an enthusiastic, talented, and tactful person to take on the role of HR & Governance Manager.

You will join an energetic organisation influencing the sector towards greater accountability to people affected by crisis through the take up of Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS).

This role is an exciting opportunity for someone who has a strong experience in Human Resources Management, loves developing and leading on HR projects and has strong knowledge of HR technologies. Another part of the role is dedicated to supporting Governance bodies of the CHS Alliance. French is a must-have.

What we expect from you
As the Human Resources & Governance Manager, you will work under supervision of the Chief Operating Officer. Your tasks will be diverse, but your focus will be on:

  • Leading and delivering on all key Human Resource (HR) activities, advising on best practices and ensuring that the CHS Alliance complies with internal HR policies and relevant employment laws and regulations;
  • Contributing to effective CHS Alliance Governance, through providing support to the Executive Director and Board.

You will find the full job description here.

As part of the CHS Alliance team, you commit to the CHS Alliance vision, mission, and values and commit to be personally and collectively responsible for upholding and promoting the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.  This includes respecting the CHS Alliance’s Code of Conduct and the dignity of those whom the Alliance pledges to assist and with whom they have contact. 

Terms and Conditions
Location:  Geneva
Time commitment: 100 % on an open-ended contract
Salary: annual gross salary ranges from 82’936CHF to 94’785CHF, based on qualifications and experience
Start Date:  1 April or later 

Important notice:
The CHS Alliance has a zero-tolerance policy towards the abuse of power, exploitation, bullying, harassment and discrimination and towards fraud and corruption.

As representatives of the CHS Alliance, staff behaviour must be seen to be of the highest standard and in keeping with the CHS Alliance vision, mission and aims. Therefore, all offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and appropriate screening checks. As part of these checks, the CHS Alliance is participating in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector. The participation in this Scheme requires the CHS Alliance to seek information about candidate’s misconduct (including sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment) with any previous employers for at least the past five years.

How to apply
You shall submit your application by email to:
Applications shall include a CV and a motivation letter (no longer than 2 pages each). Please mention your name and the vacancy reference in the subject line.

Vacancy reference: ADM.202301