Senior HR Officer

at International Committee of the Red Cross
Published September 1, 2022
Location Makati City, Philippines
Category Human Resource  
Job Type Full Time  



Acts as a focal point for general HR-management issues

Oversees recruitment in the delegation, providing support to the HR Officers in Manila and the sub-delegations when needed, and coordinates with hiring managers for recruitment planning

Reviews and validates payroll for local staff in the delegation; oversees and monitors benefits management in the delegation and provides support to HR Officers in the field in this aspect

Supports the HR Manager in HR administration, compensation and benefits, policy implementation, administrative support to employees on a mobile contract, etc., and supports the delegation on behalf of the HR Manager in case of absence

Keeps the HR Manager updated on the files and activities of HR Officers in Manila and in the field

Manages employee and labor relations for the delegation in coordination with the relevant parties (staff representation, HR Officers in the sub-delegations, external legal advisor)

Ensures timely and accurate monitoring/tracking of HR files

Supervises and coaches the HR team in Manila and the HR Officers in the sub-delegations

Supports the HR projects and initiatives in the delegation



At least 7 years' supervisory-level experience in Human Resources, most preferably in humanitarian organizations

University degree in human resources, psychology; or any related field with a professional diploma in human resources

With proven and solid experience as HR generalist

Capable of staff administration for a medium-sized delegation (200+ employees)

Excellent time management and organizational skills

Strong leadership and people management skills

Strong analytical thinking skills

Familiarity with the Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement is an asset

Excellent knowledge of MS Office applications, payroll software, and HRIS systems

Good command of written and spoken English; knowledge of local dialects in Mindanao is an asset

Willing to travel within the Sub-delegations in Mindanao


How to apply


Qualified applicants are requested to submit the below requirements by email.



Cover letter

Please clearly indicate in the subject line: SURNAME First name – MAN Senior HR Officer (Resume & cover letter).

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