Medair is in the process of finalising implementation of the first HR Information System in Medair called ‘Medair People’. The HR IS Specialist is responsible for several support functions related to Medair’s human resources activities, through appropriate configuration, functionality and user-friendly access to the Medair HR Information System as well as the business processes integrated and interfacing with the system.
The HR IS Specialist will support and develop HR users across the organisation globally and ensure all staff and management use Medair People in a way that is in line with data quality requirements, policies, processes and procedures.
Medair Global Support Office (GSO) provides operational guidance for country programs, along with both technical and compassionate support for our employees across our programs. Medair’s global HR function supports the organisation in the implementation of international humanitarian aid projects by ensuring that the organisation has adequate systems and structures to recruit and retain the right people efficiently. The HR function works on impacting Medair’s culture by creating and sustaining a work environment where our values are fully alive, and staff play a key role in Medair’s “people to people” model. The implementation of a new HR IS supports Medair to carry out this mission.
This position reports to the Medair Global Support Office (GSO). It will be based as resident in Switzerland or Kenya. Onlythose with a valid work permit, can apply. This role includes travel to Medair’s Country Programs.
Starting Date / Initial Contract Details
April 2021. Full time, fixed-term contract of 3 years.
Key Activity Areas
HR IS Product Owner
Defining the vision for the system and various modules (eg. Recruitment; Administration; Performance & Talent management).
Driving current implementation and continually evaluating progress to understand problems and seek solutions appropriate to context.
Collaborating with ITS and other departments to ensure good integration with data management platforms and other systems that source data from the HR IS.
Anticipating needs from HR Managers, staff and line management.