HR & Administration Officer

Published May 29, 2022
Location Kyiv, Ukraine
Category Human Resource  
Job Type Full Time  


Established in 1977, GOAL is an international humanitarian agency, with a team of around 2,500 people dedicated to alleviating the needs of the most vulnerable communities. Currently operating in 14 of the world’s most vulnerable countries, GOAL delivers a wide range of humanitarian and development programmes, ranging from humanitarian relief in disaster situations, to focusing on nutrition, food security, and building greater resilience and sustainable livelihoods.


General Description of this role


To ensure the proper management of GOAL’s human resources and administration in accordance with GOAL’s management framework and local legislation. To be the leader in defining Human Resources strategy and advising managers. Be the focal point with the administrative authorities (Labour Inspectorate, Lawyer, Social Security, Taxes, etc.).


Represents GOAL in inter-NGO administrative forums. Management, anticipation of recruitment, drafting of job profiles, etc.)


Major responsibilities:


HR Management


Set up a HR department for coordination with recruitment and training of a national team

Define job profiles and performance objectives for team members

Carry out the assessments of its team in an approach of professional course

Facilitating training actions to develop/reinforce team skills on HR and cross-functional themes.

Propose and support job changes in accordance with GOAL policies

Identify the skills that team members need to acquire to master their positions and organize training to reinforce them

Organize and lead team meetings

Ensure that the induction process is understood by the stakeholders and ensure HR induction of all staff

Implement the Goal Recruitment policy in the country office and in all positions

Participate in the recruitment process for country positions and provide tests for Hiring Managers where needed

Produce the monthly HR report and related documents


Administration Management


Ensure that the legal documents are updated for the proper functioning of GOAL

Ensure annual registration of lease contracts, house contracts, coordination, and projects

Ensure the legal monitoring of GOAL by creating and maintaining a network of relevant information in its areas of responsibility and on labour and tax legislation

Contribute to the definition, validation and application of documents, procedures, and policies for personnel management (internal regulations, contracts, recruitment policies, etc.)

Initiate the definition and revision of documents, procedures, and policies for which he/she is responsible in accordance with local legislation and GOAL procedures

Participate in the implementation of agreement protocols between GOAL and their partners





First Degree in HR, Law, Business Administration, or any other relevant field

Previous experience in the humanitarian or development field in HR and administration in Ukraine

Strong knowledge in interpretation and application of the Ukrainian Labour Law and other relevant legislation relevant to HR.



Ability to work at pace while under pressure

Resilient and ability to cope with setbacks

Very good organisational skills and ability to take initiative

Ability to work as a team in multicultural contexts

Training and coaching skills

Ability to consistently role model the GOAL Values of Humanitarianism, Courage, Integrity, Respect and Partnership



Ukrainian and Russian languages

A good command of spoken and written English is essential


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