Human Resources Manager

at Project Expedite Justice
Published June 28, 2024
Location New York, United States of America
Category Human Resource  
Job Type Full Time  


The Human Resources Manager contributes to PEJ’s mission by working with senior management, staff and consultants to ensure that PEJ can recruit, hire, train and retain top-notch talent in a work environment that is compliant with prevailing law and best practice and is diverse, equitable and inclusive.

Key Responsibilities

Recruitment, onboarding, orientation, and off-boarding

Collaborate with senior leadership to understand and implement PEJ’s strategy and goals related to human resources;
Manage and administer human resource functions, including, but not limited to, recruitment, onboarding new employees and consultants, adherence to PEJ compensation structures, and enrollment in benefits;
Contribute to developing and maintaining best practices in recruitment and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion;
Onboard new employees and consultants, including collecting and verifying documents and enrolling personnel in benefits;
Coordinate multi-departmental orientation on policies and Standard Operating Procedures and organize multi-departmental training;
Ensure all employees and consultants receive mandatory training, including training on sexual harassment and health and safety;
Track and maintain detailed records related to recruitment, onboarding, orientation, training and ongoing staff development;
Filter field and administration requests for needed staffing and route such requests through designated channels;
Off-board employees and consultants, including compensation payouts and termination of benefits;

Compensation, payroll and benefits

Develop or refine equity-based compensation strategies, surveys, decisions and implementation;
Serve as the main point of contact between PEJ and its payroll and employer-of-record partners, collect needed forms and information;
Prepare contracts for consultants based on scopes of work provided by the relevant PEJ team;
Lead global conversion from consultants to employees, including identifying and engaging foreign labor law experts, as needed, to comply with laws in various countries where PEJ retains talent; and
Track and maintain detailed records related to recruitment, onboarding, compensation, benefits and leave entitlements.
Performance evaluation

Design performance evaluation templates and work with staff and consultants to implement routine performance evaluation;
Maintain calendar for and cue up performance evaluations;
Set and maintain guidelines for merit increases based on performance reviews; and
Track and maintain detailed records related to evaluations, recommendations and follow-up requests or requirements.

Qualifications and Attributes

At least ten years of experience working for a nonprofit or non-governmental organization specifically handling human resources;
Familiarity with human resource laws, benefits, taxes, and regulations in the U.S. and ideally in other countries (to be tested);
Exceptional planning and project management skills and attention to detail;
A proactive approach to problem-solving;
A collaborative and culturally aware mindset with the ability to work effectively in a team environment, including with a diverse team and across multiple time zones;
Flexibility and strength in multi-tasking, goal-setting, and workload prioritization;
High level of discretion and respect for privacy and confidentiality;
Commitment to international human rights and the principles of the rule of law and social justice;
Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred, but may be substituted with an additional years of experience; and
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

Please send your CV with "Application: Human Resources Management" in the subject line, and attach:

CV (maximum of two pages)
Cover letter
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