Operations Officer (Human Resources)

Job Type

Full Time

Remote

Ok

Published

09/10/2018

Address

27 Union Square West
Suite #500
New York
NY
10013
United States

Description

Avaaz is winning major victories to bring about a better world and this role on the Operations team is crucial to powering that success. Operations Officers play a key role in the Operations Department, which supports all aspects of Avaaz’s global activities.


You will focus primarily on day-to-day human resources management, and you will also engage with finance, legal, and other administrative functions of Avaaz as needed. Avaaz engages with team members all over the world, and this position calls for an operations professional with killer attention to detail, loads of enthusiasm for maintaining healthy organisational systems, and an ability to engage with both the minute and broad aspects of personnel management.


You will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer or a Senior Operations Officer, and work with the whole Operations Team, which also includes Operations Officers, Operations Associates, Executive and Personal Assistants, and an outside team of financial controllers.


Responsibilities:

  • Oversight of a team member’s full life cycle, including staff orientation, contracts and renewals, leaves of absence, benefits, salary reviews, and team exits.
  • Help develop Avaaz’s human resources administration, enhancing staff development, benefits, performance evaluation, training, and recruiting processes.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date personnel files and organizational inventory, including equipment and other assets.
  • Conduct research on new initiatives, tracking systems, and best practices; present clearly organised findings and recommendations on implementing these practices within the organisation as requested.
  • Point responsibility of payroll processing with an eye for optimisation and improvement.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain a benefits communication and education system, with a plant to assist with employee understanding and appreciation of teamwide benefits.
  • Other Operations functions as needed.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Human Resources and/or Operations experience, preferably in the non-profit sector.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Good strategic, creative, and innovative thinking.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Sensitivity, emotional maturity, and strong interpersonal skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work across a diverse team.
  • Passion and commitment to global justice, citizen empowerment, and social change.
  • High professionalism, self-motivation, efficiency, and results-oriented delivery on short timelines.
  • Strong teamwork skills, comfortable in a highly collaborative team culture and a hierarchical team structure.
  • Strong project and staff management skills.
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing conditions and requirements.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in English is a requirement. Additional languages are an asset.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

Other

How To Apply

http://avaaz.org/hiring

Please visit our hiring page, as we are recruiting for a number of roles. To submit an application form for this specific job listing, please click here.


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