UK-Med Register: HR Manager

  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year


Hours: UK-Med Register role, no guarantee of any work, but if deployed work will be full-time

Remuneration: Up to £3300 to £3600 dependant on assignment

Duration: Register members who deploy will be offered fixed-term contracts. The duration will depend on the requirements of the response but most responses are between 4 and 12 weeks

Location: Internationally / any of the UK-Med response including Ukraine and or to various other locations.

Are you an exceptional HR Manager who can help UK-Med set up an effective HR function and a positive work environment for our humanitarian responses?

UK-Med is a frontline medical aid charity. Born of the NHS, we’ve been working for over 30 years towards a world where everyone has the healthcare they need when crises or disasters hit.

Our responses are staffed from our Register of surge responders. Register members undergo extensive training and vetting in advance, so they can be quickly deployed to where they are most needed. Register members who join a response team are offered a fixed-term contract for the response and paid in line with our globally benchmarked pay scales.

We are seeking several new talented people to join our teams in various locations, to be available to deploy in Human Resources Manager roles. partnering with the Head of Mission, you will ensure HR service meets the needs of the programme ensuring efficient and high-quality staff recruitment ensuring a positive work environment for our international and local staff overseeing all HR processes including contracts management, orientation, learning and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, policy and labour law compliance, employee engagement, employee relations and staff wellbeing.

The incumbent will adapt and implement UK-Med’s HR initiatives and practices, across our field offices in various

Locations and serve as an advisor to improve staffing resources and performance, promote a positive organizational culture, minimize risk and ensure the efficiency of HR processes and procedures.

Our ideal candidate will bring substantial human resources expertise developed through relevant professional experience working in the humanitarian / INGO sector working with diverse teams.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through and influential role in humanitarian programming You will be determined, high performing, compassionate and collaborative, as well as being committed to learning and supporting others to learn. Language skills will be an advantage.

We offer excellent learning opportunities and occasional opportunities to work in international humanitarian responses, should you decide to join our Register at a later date.

How to apply

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – HR Manager – January 2023 before applying.

To apply, please submit a current CV and a supporting letter (2 pages) through our online jobs portal. Your covering letter must include a detailed explanation of your suitability for this post with specific reference to the criteria in the person specification.

Applications must be submitted no later than Monday 30th of January 2023.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse. We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

Closing date: 30-Jan-23