Associate Director Human Resources

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About FHI 360

FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today's interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of: Associate Director, Human Resources 


Job Summary / Responsibilities

  • Lead in the development and implementation of FHI 360’s HR strategy in Mozambique. Lead the Human Resources (HR) Team in functional areas including job specification, recruitment, employee relations, performance management, benefits administration, compensation, HRIS, and staff development including training. Provide technical direction and oversight on compliance of field offices on HR matters.
  • Provide direction, oversight, and interpretation of HR-related policies and procedures that guide the day- to-day operations of the organization.
  • Provide overall leadership and guidance of HR team to ensure day-to-day operations of HR-related functions are addressed in a timely, efficient, and proactive manner.
  • Provide regular briefings to management on HR matters, including the status of recruitment, training, leave balances, staff turnover, etc.
  • Participate in decision making on matters related to human resources; Identify synergies and solutions for the management of staff gaps and vacancies to optimize the use of existing personnel.
  • Collaborate with Country Director, Project Directors, Regional and Global HR Programs to create FHI 360 HR best practices and FHI 360 HR standards.
  • Provide technical oversight and monitoring to field offices in the administration of their HR functions.
  • Oversee recruitment process, both internal and external for all FHI 360 Mozambique appointments to ensure optimal effectiveness, transparency and accountability. Ensure compliance with FHI 360 standards by all hiring managers and interviewers.
  • Initiate, develop, and implement organizational HR programs and strategies.
  • Supervise, coach, and mentor the HR team, to include assigning of responsibilities, conducting performance reviews, assessing and identifying development opportunities that strengthens HR’s role in the organization.
  • Participate in annual staff planning process for programs and budgets and advise CO leadership on related HR issues, e.g. skills gaps, training needs, over or under staffing, etc.
  • Maintain a thorough awareness of developments in labor laws and legislations and advise management accordingly.



  • BS/BA in Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field and a minimum of 9 years relevant experience with at least 5 years in international development programs.
  • or MS/MA in Business Administration, Social Sciences or related field and a minimum of 7 years relevant experience with at least 3 years in international development programs.
  • Fluency in English and Purtuguese is required.
  • Demonstrated success in international or multicultural environments is required.
  • Professional certification / qualification in a recognized HR body is required.
  • Experience and good working knowledge of USAID regulations is an advantage.
  • HR experience in the not-for-profit sector is an advantage.

This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.

We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package. Please click here to visit FHI 360's Career Center for a list of all open positions.

FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is an equal employment and affirmative action employer whereby we do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable law.




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