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HR Adviser

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks. NRC requires staff members who travel on an international contract to the field to undergo an medical examination with our medical provider. Employees must produce a Health Clearance Certificate before departure stating that there are no relevant health concerns. If staff are unable to provide this, NRC reserves the right to terminate the Contract of Employment.

HR Adviser NORWAY

HR Global section is located in NRC’ Head Office, and the Global HR team provides specialist expertise, capacity building, and global HR project change management, working within a matrix structure and providing support to HR professionals located in other countries (regional offices, country operations, representative offices). NRC has during the last 10 years experienced a tremendous growth. Human Resources has been an instrumental part in this by securing the right staff at the right time as well as NRC’s legal and moral obligations towards the 8000 employees in our country programmes, the 500 deployees and 250 staff at Head Office. In 2020 NRC implemented a global HR management system (Oracle).

The HR Adviser ensures that NRC’s core assignment processes are aligned and effective in NRC’s People management system, and the appropriate level of input from relevant IT and Finance resources and HR Leadership, Subject Matter Experts and other HR stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and own the Core HR process area in NRC People and be responsible for the quality of the Core HR processes.
  • Developing, implementing, and maintaining HR Core processes globally in NRC in accordance with the requirements and the decisions of the organisation.
  • Expert in NRC HR Core processes – ensuring alignment of NRC HR employee relation standards through addressing process requirements with the configuration team for NRC People (HRMS Unit Configuration & Maintenance and system solution provider) as well as signing off that new features are in line with HR process requirements.
  • Advisory role for the further project planning processes ensuring new functional design is aligned with NRC HR processes.

Please access the full Job Description for more details about the role.

What you will bring

  • Professional knowledge of HR processes, including contracts, pensions and insurances, maintenance of personnel records
  • Relevant education at bachelor level
  • Documented experience from Oracle or other cloud based HRM system
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience within a relevant HR environment
  • Fluency in Norwegian and English, both written and verbal

What makes this position attractive?

  • A strongly committed, challenging, and international work environment in a large, world-renowned humanitarian organisation
  • An opportunity to work with highly competent colleagues, develop your own skills in an international context while contributing to further professionalise our procedures
  • A full-time, permanent position at our Head Office in modern locations in central Oslo
  • Compensation according to NRC’s salary scale, good pension and insurance schemes

Please note:

  • This position is located in Oslo, Norway. Candidates, therefore, need to either be Norwegian nationals or have the legal right to work in Norway.
  • For more information about the role, please contact Marita Skjæveland, Organizational Design Specialist Adviser NRC, mail: marita.skjaveland@nrc.no 
  • Please submit all relevant documents when applying

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s values; To be dedicated, innovative, inclusive, and accountable are attitudes and beliefs that shall guide our actions and relationships.

Executive Director External Relation

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year. We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises. NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks. NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

Executive Director External Relation

The External Relations department is responsible for NRC’s fundraising from private individuals, corporate partnerships. The department is also responsible for our social media relations and public engagement.

The External Relations department fosters a collaborative work environment and it staff partner extensively with colleagues across the organisation.

Your role

The Director develops and implements strategies for fundraising, communications, content production and identity, brands and logos. The Director has a global responsibility for fundraising from the private and corporate markets, and works closely with management across the organisation to increase NRCs income from these donors. She/he reports to NRC’s Secretary General and is a member of the Senior Management Group (SMG).

Specific Responsibilities

  • The Director is accountable for the global fundraising from private and corporate donors with an expectation to significantly increase income and support to NRC from private individuals and corporate partners
  • The Director ensures that that NRC’s communication to these target groups is clear, consistent, and places NRC in its position in these markets.
  • The Director is an adviser to the Secretary General on issues within the department’s mandate
  • Define External Relations strategies and plan of actions, in line with NRC’s overall strategic direction
  • Performance management and line management of staff; including development of staff and holding the Department accountable for results
  • Financial control over Department results
  • Contribute to NRC’s strategy as a member of the SMG
  • Member of the HO Crisis Management Team when relevant

Please access the full Job Description for more details about the role.

Qualifications

  • Senior management experience from complex organisations with international exposure
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience within the humanitarian field
  • Experience from working in complex and volatile contexts
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal

Personal Qualities

  • Strategic and analytical
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Managing performance and development
  • Coping with change
  • Strategic thinking
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect

We can offer

  • Challenging and meaningful work in a highly recognised humanitarian organisation
  • A permanent full-time contract with competitive salary and benefits according to local terms and conditions, including contributions to pension fund.
  • Flexible working environment in a dynamic office at Head Office, Oslo.

All NRC employees are expected to work in accordance with the organisation’s values; To be dedicated,  innovative, inclusive, and accountable are attitudes and beliefs that shall guide our actions and relationships.

 

For more information about the role, please contact Deputy Secretary General at NRC: Geir Olav Lisle, mob +47 909 39 113 / geir.lisle@nrc.no