Application Closing Date – 19 Feb 2018
Job Start Date – As soon as possible
Duration – 2 years
Pay Scale – Job grade IV
Location – Berlin, Germany
Transparency International (TI) is the global civil society organisation leading the fight against corruption. In collaboration with more than 100 chapters worldwide and an international secretariat in Berlin, Germany, TI raises awareness of the damaging effects of corruption and works with partners in government, business and civil society to develop and implement effective measures to tackle it.
TI-S is entering a period of significant and exciting change in which the HR function will play an integral role. The position will support the delivery of this project along with a number of related HR initiatives. The HR Project Manager will play a central role in overseeing the delivery of HR project activity associated with major organisational change programmes in the areas of Organizational and Personal Development, Talent and Performance Management as well as Reward. Working closely with the HR team, the role will blend both knowledge of HR process and best practice with a clear understanding of the project management discipline. The role will also play an integral part in ensuring the management, analysis and communication of key people data and management information.
Starting date: As soon as possible
Duration: 2 years
Location: TI-Secretariat (TI-S), Berlin/Germany
Team: Internal Stakeholders Engagement (ISE) / Human Resources (HR)
Job grade: IV
- Devising and owning the HR Project plan and ensuring key milestones are identified and communicated to key stakeholders
- Working with the HR and Management team to ensure the delivery of key HR project milestones on time and within budget, resource and policy; tracking and monitoring progress and escalating risks where appropriate
- Updating key HR policies, such as e.g. the employee handbook, the job evaluation and performance management policies, and implementing the communication and training plan with the HR team and managers in the organisation
- Working closely with the HR team to ensure key HR processes are followed consistently and correctly in line with relevant policy
- Ensuring the management, analysis and communication of key people data and management information
- Support the HR team to build frameworks to plan and manage the process of continuous improvement including dependencies, risk, potential scenarios and options to mitigate
- Build relationships and form alliances with external counterparts, communities of practice and stakeholders to scan for innovations and opportunities to form partnerships
Knowledge, experience and skills:
- Undergraduate university degree or professional qualification in business administration, management, social science, economics, or another relevant field; project management qualification desired
- 7+ years of relevant practical experience, with a proven track record of designing and implementing major HR projects, preferably in an international setting
- Excellent project management skills along the full project life cycle (incl. planning, budgeting, implementation, review) as well as expertise in monitoring and evaluation and organisational/capacity development essential
- Solid HR generalist knowledge, in particular of HR policy frameworks, required
- Excellent organizational skills with a focus on delivery and results and the ability to deliver under pressure and to strict deadlines
- Effective and clear communication style and a constructive and collaborative approach with strong influencing and stakeholder management skills
- Impeccable standard of written and spoken English (working language of the organisation) essential; additional languages, especially German, French and/or Spanish, an asset
- Interest in the work of TI and the field of anti-corruption
Other information about the post and the location:
Transparency International and its global network offer an inspiring work environment with real learning opportunities and support. Berlin is an attractive metropolitan city with relatively low cost of living.
Qualified candidates should submit, preferably via email, a cover letter (mentioning the origin of the application) and CV in English (in one pdf-file) to:
The closing date for applications is 19 February 2018 COB. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis, however, with early submission of applications therefore highly recommended.
Please note that due to the high volume of applications only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
To learn more about Transparency International, visit our website at www.transparency.org
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